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Destroying the Environment to Save It

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 19:01
For Virginians and others forced to travel the clean, green, renewable, sustainable energy path, it will redound in modern politics as We had to destroy the environment in order to save it.

What do the Flynn-Kislyak transcripts say?

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 18:30
Transcripts of phone conversations between then-incoming White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December 2016 were released Friday.

Sen. Bob Casey reveals positive test for coronavirus antibodies

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 17:52
Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., revealed Friday he tested positive for coronavirus antibodies and will donate plasma to help others battling the virus.

Trump on Minneapolis unrest: 'Looters should not be allowed to drown out voices of so many peaceful protesters'

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 17:45
President Trump weighed in on the unrest in Minnesota following the death of George Floyd, saying Friday that “the looters should not be allowed to drown out the voices of so many peaceful protesters.”

Rep. Tim Ryan's Big Idea: Giving Americans a mental timeout

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 17:09
The Big Idea is a series that asks top lawmakers and officials to discuss their moonshot — what’s the one proposal, if politics and polls and even price tag were not an issue, they’d implement to change the country for the better?

Klobuchar defends prosecutor background amid African-American uneasiness with her as Biden’s VP

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 16:29
With some African-American activists amplifying their efforts to persuade former Vice President Joe Biden not to name Sen. Amy Klobuchar as his running mate because they say she wouldn’t excite black voters – the Minnesota Democrat is defending her previous record as a former tough on crime prosecutor in the Minnesota county where this week a black man in handcuffs died after a white police officer put his knee to the man’s throat for several minutes.

US, UK call for action at UN Security Council over China’s Hong Kong crackdown

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 16:07
The U.S. and United Kingdom on Friday urged the U.N. Security Council to take action against China’s crackdown on freedoms in Hong Kong -- after China initially stopped the matter being discussed by the body.

READ: Flynn, Kislyak transcripts of conversations during Trump transition

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 15:42
Transcripts of phone conversations between then-incoming White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak were released Friday. Read them, along with a summary of the conversations, here:

Minnesota state Democrats postpone convention due to unrest over George Floyd death

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 13:03
The Minnesota Democratic-Farmer Labor (DFL) party postponed its virtual convention, originally slated for this weekend, due to unrest across the state following the death of George Floyd. 

And yet, they will not play

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 12:59
Baseball is perfectly American.

Pennsylvania lawmaker tears into GOP after colleague tests positive for coronavirus, doesn't tell Democrats

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 12:36
State Rep. Brian Sims tore into his GOP colleagues after learning that the Republican speaker of the House informed his party but not Democrats that a member of his caucus tested positive for coronavirus. 

North Carolina will still work with RNC to ‘ensure the convention can be held safely,’ governor’s office says

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 12:30
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Friday that the state will “continue working” with the Republican National Committee to ensure that the 2020 GOP convention “can be held safely” in the state as previously planned.

Obama speaks out on George Floyd’s death: ‘This shouldn’t be normal in 2020 America’

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 11:53
Former President Barack Obama said that the death of George Floyd “shouldn’t be ‘normal’ in 2020 America.” 

Minn. mayor gives masks to crowding rioters after warning in-person worship would be 'public health disaster'

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 11:40
The comments Minneapolis Jacob Frey made came Monday on "CNN Newsroom" as he discussed Gov. Tim Walz's plan to allow the limited reopening of churches amid the coronavirus pandemic with host John King.

Hillary Clinton accuses Trump of 'calling for violence against American citizens' with Minneapolis tweet

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 11:00
Hillary Clinton on Friday accuses President Trump of “calling for violence against American citizens” when he tweeted about cracking down against riots in Minneapolis -- with Trump’s 2016 rival using the controversy to urge people to work to vote him out of office in November.

Rep. Demings calls actions by police officers in Floyd’s death ‘stupid, heartless and reckless’

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:33
Rep. Val Demings of Florida – who served nearly three decades in law enforcement and who’s under consideration as the running mate for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden - is taking aim at the police officers in Minnesota involved in the death of a black man who was pinned to the ground for several minutes.

GOP lawmakers push bill to stop states giving stimulus payments to illegal immigrants

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 10:26
Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would stop money being sent to states issuing coronavirus-related stimulus checks or other cash payments to illegal immigrants -- even as efforts to do just that are being promoted by House Democrats.

RNC claims gunshot fired into GOP field office, but police say damage 'not believed to be caused by firearm'

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 09:36
The Republican National Committee told Fox News they believe a gunshot was fired through a window of a GOP office in Mohave County, Arizona during a Trump Victory event Thursday night, but local police say they don't believe the shattered glass was caused by a firearm.

Biden calls Floyd’s ‘brutal death’ a symbol of ‘ugly’ systemic racism

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 09:24
Former Vice President Joe Biden’s urging the demonstrators behind the violent protests in Minnesota “to exercise their rights peacefully and safely.” But he also called the death of black man after being pinned to the ground for several minutes by Minneapolis police officers, which sparked three straight nights of rioting – a “brutal, brutal death” which he emphasized exposes “this ugly underbelly of our society.”

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