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Trump tells the UN: 'I will always put America first'

President Trump urged his foreign counterparts on Tuesday to put the security of their own countries first, much as he intends to do as the leader of the U.S., during a speech before the United Nations General Assembly.

"Our government's first duty is to its people, to ou

The Growing Danger Of Dynastic Wealth

White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, said recently that “only morons pay the estate tax.” I’m reminded of Donald Trump’s comment that he didn’t pay federal income taxes because he was “smart.” And billionaire Leona He

Supreme Court Puts Redrawing Of Texas Electoral Maps On Hold

An ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to Republicans in Texas by putting on hold rulings that said electoral districts drawn by state lawmakers discriminated against minority voters.

On a 5-4 vote, with the court’s conservatives in the majori

General John Kelly Slams Congressman Gutierrez For Calling Him a Liar

In response to President Trump's decision to end DACA last week, Democrat Congressman Luis Gutierrez went after Chief of Staff General John Kelly by calling him a liar and a "disgrace" to his uniform.  “General Kelly, when he was the head of Homeland Security, lied straigh

Obama Speaks Out On Trump Ending Dreamer Protections

Former President Barack Obama said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to dismantle the program protecting young undocumented immigrants was “contrary to our spirit, and to common sense.” Trump announced Tuesday that he will end Obama’s Deferred Action for Child

Trump tells the UN: 'I will always put America first'

19-09-2017

Trump tells the UN: 'I will always put America first'

President Trump urged his foreign counterparts on Tuesday to put the security of their own countries first, much as he intends to do as the leader of the U.S., during a speech before the United Nations General Assembly. "Our government's first duty is to its people, to our citizens, to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights and to defend their values," Trump said. "As president of the United States, I will always...

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The Growing Danger Of Dynastic Wealth

18-09-2017

The Growing Danger Of Dynastic Wealth

White House National Economic Council director Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, said recently that “only morons pay the estate tax.” I’m reminded of Donald Trump’s comment that he didn’t pay federal income taxes because he was “smart.” And billionaire Leona Helmsley’s “only the little people pay taxes.” What Cohn was getting at is how easy it is nowadays for the wealthy to pass their fortunes to their children, tax-free.   The estate tax applies only...

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Supreme Court Puts Redrawing Of Texas Electoral Maps On Hold

13-09-2017

Supreme Court Puts Redrawing Of Texas Electoral Maps On Hold

An ideologically divided U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to Republicans in Texas by putting on hold rulings that said electoral districts drawn by state lawmakers discriminated against minority voters. On a 5-4 vote, with the court’s conservatives in the majority and the liberal justices dissenting, the court in a brief order blocked two different lower court decisions that found fault with both congressional districts and state legislative districts drawn by the Republican-controlled state...

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General John Kelly Slams Congressman Gutierrez For Calling Him a Liar

11-09-2017

General John Kelly Slams Congressman Gutierrez For Calling Him a Liar

In response to President Trump's decision to end DACA last week, Democrat Congressman Luis Gutierrez went after Chief of Staff General John Kelly by calling him a liar and a "disgrace" to his uniform.  “General Kelly, when he was the head of Homeland Security, lied straight to the faces of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus about preventing the mass deportation of DREAMers.  Now as Chief of Staff, this former general is executing the plan to take away their...

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Obama Speaks Out On Trump Ending Dreamer Protections

05-09-2017

Obama Speaks Out On Trump Ending Dreamer Protections

Former President Barack Obama said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to dismantle the program protecting young undocumented immigrants was “contrary to our spirit, and to common sense.” Trump announced Tuesday that he will end Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in six months. Unless Congress steps in, ending the program could put nearly 800,000 undocumented young people at risk of deportation and unable to work legally when their two-year permits expire. Obama said...

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Trump reportedly shows Obama's Inauguration Day letter to Oval Office visitors

03-09-2017

Trump reportedly shows Obama's Inauguration Day letter to Oval Office visitors

Former President Barack Obama's letter to President Donald Trump on Inauguration Day had four pieces of advice, CNN reported on Sunday. After congratulating Trump on a "remarkable run," Obama said that the two of them and their predecessors had been "blessed, in different ways, with great good fortune." "Not everyone is so lucky. It's up to us to do everything we can (to) build more ladders of success for every child and family that's willing to work hard,"...

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Paul Ryan Says Trump Should Not End Protections For Dreamers

01-09-2017

Paul Ryan Says Trump Should Not End Protections For Dreamers

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that President Donald Trump should not terminate a program protecting young undocumented immigrants who come to the U.S. as children, even though he and other Republicans have repeatedly tried to end it in Congress. “I actually don’t think he should do that,” Ryan said concerning reports that Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which could be killed as early as Friday. “I believe that this is something that Congress...

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Basically The Entire Health Care System …

20-09-2017

Basically The Entire Health Care System Hates The New Obamacare Repeal Bill

The latest Senate Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and enact sweeping reforms to the American health care... Read more

Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights On The Fo…

20-09-2017

Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights On The Foreign Policy Establishment

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will use a major foreign policy address Thursday to set out his view of... Read more

Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights On The Fo…

20-09-2017

Bernie Sanders Sets His Sights On The Foreign Policy Establishment

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will use a major foreign policy address Thursday to set out his view of... Read more

Report: Mueller Asks White House For Det…

20-09-2017

Report: Mueller Asks White House For Details On Comey Firing, Flynn Ouster

WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election has asked the White... Read more

Newsmax

Gov. Christie: Graham-Cassidy Bill 'Too …

20-09-2017

Gov. Christie: Graham-Cassidy Bill 'Too Injurious' to New Jersey

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday he opposed the current Republican healthcare bill, saying it will harm his state.... Read more

Manafort Used Trump Campaign Email to Co…

20-09-2017

Manafort Used Trump Campaign Email to Correspond With Ukrainian Contact

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort used his campaign email to exchange messages with a contact in Ukraine who had ties to the Kremlin, a... Read more

Obama: 'Aggravating' to See GOP Try to U…

20-09-2017

Obama: 'Aggravating' to See GOP Try to Unravel Obamacare

Former President Barack Obama said at an event in New York on Wednesday it is "aggravating" to see lawmakers try to unravel Obamacare,... Read more

Collins Disappointed in Halt of Bipartis…

20-09-2017

Collins Disappointed in Halt of Bipartisan Healthcare Push

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Wednesday told CNN it was disappointing the bipartisan healthcare effort was halted after House Speaker Paul Ryan and the White... Read more

NY Times

Confident Fed Sets Stage for December Ra…

20-09-2017

The Federal Reserve said a trio of punishing hurricanes were unlikely to reduce the pace of economic growth, and it continued to dismantle its stimulus... Read more

Pentagon Memo: Mattis Shows How to Split…

20-09-2017

The secretary of defense has been deft at leveraging the president’s respect for him into room to maneuver on his policy goals.... Read more

Manafort Working on Kurdish Referendum O…

20-09-2017

President Trump’s former campaign chairman has continued soliciting international business even as his past international work is under investigation.... Read more

Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New R…

20-09-2017

The health insurance industry, which has been cautious about previous bills to repeal the Affordable Care Act, came out sharply against the latest version.... Read more

Internet Giants Face New Political Resis…

20-09-2017

Facebook, Google, and Amazon are coming under increasing pressure by regulators concerned about their growing power.... Read more

Washington Times

More charges, new defendant in Texas hum…

20-09-2017

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Authorities say the driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio... Read more

DACA denial rate doubles under Donald Tr…

20-09-2017

The Homeland Security Department has doubled the rate of denials of Dreamers’ amnesty applications, according to numbers released Wednesday that suggest the administration had been... Read more

Robert Mueller investigation would be sh…

20-09-2017

Just as President Trump has begun easing off his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Senate... Read more

Inside the Beltway: Media Research Cente…

20-09-2017

They have fought the good fight against liberal bias in the news media for three decades — armed with facts, figures, indisputable information and fierce... Read more

Donald Trump takes leadership reins, pus…

20-09-2017

ANALYSIS/OPINION: What a difference a few weeks makes. After a very difficult month of August, President Trump has turned a corner and there is now... Read more

Economic News

Oil up 2 percent despite U.S. crude buil…

20-09-2017

Oil up 2 percent despite U.S. crude build; set for best third quarter since 2004

By Julia Simon NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices settled up 2 percent on Wednesday despite a rise in U.S. crude inventories, with the... Read more

California cities sue big oil firms over…

20-09-2017

California cities sue big oil firms over climate change

(Reuters) - California cities San Francisco and Oakland filed separate lawsuits against five oil companies on Wednesday seeking billions of dollars to protect against rising... Read more

Kansas shooting suspect owes almost $400…

20-09-2017

Kansas shooting suspect owes almost $400,000 in unpaid taxes

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting of a Kansas Department of Revenue employee in Wichita was under investigation by the agency... Read more

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