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Spokesman for Trump's legal team resigns

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:36
The spokesman for President Trump’s personal legal team resigned Thursday, according to multiple media reports.

CIA Director Pompeo slams NY Times for outing covert officer

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:30
CIA Director Mike Pompeo blasted the New York Times Thursday for publishing the name of the undercover officer in charge of the agency's Iran operations.

CIA Director Pompeo slams NY Times for outing covert CIA officer

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:30
CIA Director Mike Pompeo told a gathering of intelligence and national security officials and experts Thursday that Russia is interested in keeping forces in Syria in part because they "love to stick it to America."

John Bass to be nominated ambassador to Afghanistan

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:45
President Donald Trump intends to formally nominate John Bass as ambassador to Afghanistan, the White House announced on Thursday.

CIA Director Pompeo says Russia in Syria to 'stick it to America'

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:30
CIA Director Mike Pompeo told a gathering of intelligence and national security officials and experts Thursday that Russia is interested in keeping forces in Syria in part because they "love to stick it to America."

The Detroit Riot, 50 Years Later

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:20
Fifty years ago this weekend, a deadly urban riot began in Detroit.

Lay Obamacare Aside for Now and Move to Tax Cuts to Make America Great Again

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:01
WASHINGTON - It aint over till its over, Yogi Berra said in his famous aphorism about losing.

Trump Needs to Focus on What's Important, not What's Petty

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:01
We don't have a well educated electorate anymore. Far too many voters cast their ballots based solely on 'how they feel' about a candidate, and they really have no clue about their favored candidate's actual position on important issues affecting America.

OK, GOP: No More Excuses!

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:01
Until now, I haven't been too concerned about the Republican Party's difficulties in passing a health care reform bill because delays have resulted in improvements to the proposed legislation.

Why Would You Want Putin as a Friend?

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:01
Leaving aside the question as to whether there was actual collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government during the 2016 election, it is undisputed that candidate Donald Trump was eager for a friendship between our two nations.

Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now?

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:01
"Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender."

Government Broadcasters Vs. the FCC?

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:01
The Hollywood Reporter unveiled that PBS and its public broadcasting brethren have written the Federal Communications Commission with a list of complaints.

Be Very Worried About the Future of Free Expression

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:01
"Ads That Perpetuate Gender Stereotypes Will Be Banned in U.K., but Not in the Good Ol' USA!" reads a recent headline on the website Jezebel.

The American Divide: Deplorables Vs. P*ssyhats

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:01
You could call it the tale of two election reflections, two competing points of view, two American perceptions of out-of-focus reality.

Politicians react to John McCain brain tumor diagnosis

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 19:00
Politicians reacted on Wednesday night to the brain tumor diagnosis of Arizona Sen. John McCain.

This GOP senator’s NOT afraid to stand up to Trump (just don’t ask who it is)

Michelle Malkin - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:22

**Written by Doug Powers

The funniest paragraph I read all day is in a New York Times article about Trump’s meeting with dozens of GOP senators at the White House yesterday. During that meeting, Trump reminded them that the GOP promised to do away with Obamacare if voters gave them control in DC, and apparently not all of the senators were thrilled with the lecture.

The wind-up, reportedly from a GOP senator:

The president, he said, scares no one in the Senate, not even the pages.

Which GOP senator said nobody in the Senate’s afraid of Trump? Here’s the pitch, which preceded the above sentence:

A Republican senator, speaking on the condition of anonymity because he wanted to preserve his relationship with Mr. Trump, put it more bluntly.

We have our “Anonymous Tough Guy Senator of the Day” award winner.

(h/t Twitchy)

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

RNC raises $75.4 million so far this year

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:52
The Republican National Committee said Thursday it has raised $75.4 million so far this year, including $13.5 million in June.

NRA, eschewing talk of guns, ratchets up rhetoric

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:32
Buoyed by soaring gun sales and a White House supportive of its efforts, the National Rifle Association has charted a new course in its messaging, employing the group’s sophisticated communications apparatus to attack liberal politicians and activist groups, as well as mainstream news outlets, without ever mentioning guns, rifles, or the Second Amendment.

Ex-Obama official who urged anti-Trump 'leaking' lobs new accusations at president

Fox News (Politics) - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:15
A former Obama official who earlier this year acknowledged urging her D.C. contacts to leak dirt on President Trump’s team returned to the spotlight Thursday – using an appearance at a security forum to accuse the president of “Kremlin tactics” and openly question whether he owes the Russians money.

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