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21 Attorneys General Send Letter to Senate Blasting ‘Ruinous’ Impeachment

In a scathing letter, 21 state attorneys general lashed out at the impeachment of President Donald Trump, calling it “ruinous” to the country. The attorney generals, who are all Republicans, sent the letter Wednesday as they asked the Senate to reject the Democrats’ arguments. “As Attorneys General of 21 States whose citizens and Electoral College…

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After Whining About ‘Liberal Hack’ Comment, CNN Hires Reporter Who Said GOP Was ‘Broken’

Last week, I learned from the Manu Raju-Martha McSally spat that you have to treat every reporter from CNN as if they’re an upstanding, objective patriot, no matter what you might think of them. This week, I learned that CNN’s has absolutely no problem hiring a White House correspondent who called the GOP “fundamentally broken.”…

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Chief Justice John Roberts Scolds Both Sides as Impeachment Trial Gets Heated

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts made an appeal for civility early Wednesday during the opening phase of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the Senate. Roberts spoke after the use of the phrase “cover-up” by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler led to an angry response from White House counsel Pat Cipollone. Democrats…

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Clinton Offers Evidence-Free Warning to Dems: GOP Will ‘Steal Votes’ in 2020

I’m not a Hulu subscriber, which means I won’t be catching the new Clinton hagiography “Hillary” when it premieres in March. More’s the pity. I can absorb the coverage during the media roll-out however, which is obviously enough. Her batting-practice interview with The Hollywood Reporter, published Tuesday, is about the level of coverage you should…

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Poll: Impeachment Continues To Backfire as Majority Oppose Removing Trump

My personal favorite Latin saying is “alea iacta est.” That’s what Julius Caesar is purported to have said when his armies crossed the Rubicon river in 49 B.C. (The only living witness to this is Larry King, so we have to take his word for it.) Translation: “The die is cast.” Caesar, who was then…

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Poll: Huge Majority Blames News Media for Political Division

The news media is to blame for dividing America, according to a new poll. A Hill-HarrisX poll released Friday found that 75 percent of those polled believe how the media report the news further divides America politically, according to The Hill. HarrisX polled 1,001 registered voters across the country and reported a margin of error…

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Is This Tiny Texas House Race a Sign of Things to Come in November?

Beto O’Rourke is livestreaming again. Joe Biden and Julián Castro are making their presence felt. Mike Bloomberg has knocked on doors and outside groups are running TV attack ads. On the brink of 2020’s first big contest, it all screams high stakes. Not in Iowa. This is just for a single Texas House seat. “This…

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Muslim Refugee Republican Announces She’s Running Against Ilhan Omar: ‘She Does Not Speak for Me’

A Muslim refugee and journalist is challenging Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar as a Republican, saying the Minnesota representative “divides” the United States. Dalia al-Aqidi promises unity rather than division as she announced her campaign Thursday. The journalist, who has formerly been shadow-banned from Twitter after criticizing Omar, fled with her mother from Iraq as…

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Trump Makes Inroads with Black Voters Through Church Outreach

In the eight years since he became a pastor at First Immanuel Baptist Church, Todd Johnson says he’s seen his congregation’s politics make a subtle shift. The Philadelphia church, which recently hosted a Donald Trump campaign event reaching out to black voters, has “more people now who are more open to voting for someone other…

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Pro-Refugee Governors Spark County Bans on Refugee Resettlement

Local residents across the United States are revolting en masse against their Republican and Democrat governors who have asked the State Department to resettle more refugees in their communities.

Exclusive: Iranian National Arrested Near Mar-a-Lago with Machete, Knives Came to U.S. as Refugee

An Iranian national who was arrested about five miles from President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, originally arrived in the United States as a refugee, Breitbart News has learned.

Report: Senate Impeachment Trial Gets January 21 Start Date, Projected Timeline

The Senate impeachment trial is expected to begin on Tuesday, Jan. 21, if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sends over the articles of impeachment this week, according to two GOP senators. CBS News reported the two anonymous senators told the outlet that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also expects the trial to last three to five…

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Poll: 47% of Young Democrats Prefer Other Countries over America

A shocking new poll has discovered that 47 percent of young Democrats believe that other countries are better than the United States. Moreover, many young Americans admit that they wouldn’t mind other countries becoming as militarily powerful as the United States. 

Abby Huntsman Says She’s Leaving ‘The View’ After Two Seasons

Abby Huntsman, a panelist on ABC’s daytime talk show “The View,” said Monday she’s leaving to help run her father’s campaign for governor of Utah and spend more time with her family. Huntsman joined the show in September 2018 and her departure will leave Meghan McCain as the show’s only conservative voice. “It’s not often…

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The Most Important Trump Adviser You’ve Never Heard Of Is California Lawyer Robert O’Brien

In a defining week for President Donald Trump on the world stage, national security adviser Robert O’Brien was a constant presence at the president’s side as the U.S. edged to the brink of war with Iran and back again. The contrasts with O’Brien’s predecessor along the way — in secret consultations at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort…

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Trump Administration Wants Supreme Court To Stay Away from Obamacare for Now

The Trump administration wants the Supreme Court to hold off on any rulings regarding the Affordable Care Act while lower court challenges continue. Though it continues to believe that Obamacare should be dismantled, the administration is wary of attempting to replace the unpopular health care law during an election cycle. Republican officials argued in Texas…

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott First in U.S. to Halt Refugee Flow into His State

Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) is the first governor in the United States to halt refugee resettlement in his state, a move that comes as the state has been inundated over the last three decades with mass immigration. 

McConnell Moves To End Impeachment Early, Backs Key Senate Rules Change

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is supporting a resolution that would allow the Senate to reject the House-passed articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump without holding a trial. The resolution to change the Senate’s rules was introduced by Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri, who announced Thursday that McConnell had signed on as a…

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Exclusive: Memo Reveals How GOP Governors are Pitching Refugee Resettlement to Opponents

Facing backlash, Republican governors are pitching refugee resettlement to opponents as a close cooperation between state officials and refugee contractors who are tasked with resettling refugees.

Stefanik Becomes Anti-Impeachment Star, Outraises Dem Opponent by More Than 50%

Picture this headline being written about a Democrat: “GOP woman gets outsized role at impeachment hearing.” That’s not from, say, Vox or Daily Kos. It’s from The Associated Press. And it’s not just about any random woman. If you’d have watched the November hearing to which it referred, you’d have realized you were watching the…

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