Sunday, February 19, 2017

Politics

Ted Cruz plans to dismantle Elizabeth Warren’s “signature accomplishment”

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is set to take on the famed Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) over what many have referred to as her "signature...

Rand Paul Walks Out On Obamacare Repeal Meeting

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has been a longtime opponent of Obamacare -- and big government in general. If you have paid even the slightest...

Iowa Republicans propose collective bargaining reform

Republican lawmakers proposed significant changes to collective bargaining legislation in Iowa on Tuesday. The legislation would affect 184,000 employees, including teachers, corrections officers, and...

Ben Shapiro destroys the transgender movement and abortion

Ben Shapiro destroyed the transgenderism argument in a speech to Ferris State University. A young woman asked Shapiro why he does not believe that...

White House National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn Resigns

White House National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn has resigned after a ton of controversy having to do with his communications with Russia prior...

Is Carly Fiorina setting up a bid to challenge Tim Kaine for Senate in...

Since running for President in the Republican primary, Carly Fiorina was briefly Texas Senator Ted Cruz's running mate, she considered running for RNC Chair,...

Ted Cruz: ‘The Democrats Are the Party of the Ku Klux Klan’

The Democrats call the Republicans racists and bigots any chance they can simply for being Republican and having a difference of opinion than them....

Trump’s Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities and the Left’s Defiance

One of the hottest topics this past election cycle was illegal immigration and what we were going to do about it. Trump said build...

Congressman Amash to lead fight to end civil asset forfeiture

Over the last several years, many many Republicans who have civil libertarian leanings have been able to make gains in preventing civil asset forfeiture. The...

Russia considers extraditing Snowden as a ‘gift’ to Trump

Perhaps there is no more controversial figure in America than Edward Snowden. Snowden was the NSA contractor turned whistleblower who revealed the blatantly unconstitutional...

WATCH: ‘Even bad student knows I’m right’

President Trump offered remarks to law enforcement leaders across the US who are gathered for a winter conference in Washington. There he challenged the judicial...

Rep. Massie Introduces Bill to Abolish Department of Education

Representative Massie (KY) introduced a bill to abolish the Department of Education on Tuesday morning. The entirety of the bill reads, “The Department of Education shall...

Pence breaks tie, DeVos confirmed as Education Secretary

To the surprise of some, Betsy DeVos has become probably President Donald Trump's most controversial appointment. Some of his nominees, like General "Mad Dog"...

Here’s What You Need to Know About Trump’s Religious Freedom Executive Order

“Proposed Trump Executive Order Could Curtail LGBT Rights." That is the headline to an ABC News article regarding a draft of an executive order on...

“Punch a Nazi” Video Game Lets You Beat Up Milo Yiannopoulos

Breitbart editor, Milo Yiannopoulos, was forced to cancel his speech at UC Berkley after protestors became violent earlier this week. Yiannopoulos supporters were beaten...

Federal judge blocks Trump’s Executive Order on immigration

It is undeniable that Donald Trump's executive action taken last week to ban entrance into the United States for people from seven majority Muslim...

Federal Court rules in favor of 3rd party candidates over FEC

This week, third party candidates saw victory in a significant legal battle which would allow for greater access for third party candidates in the...

Ambassador Haley speaks out against Russia on UN floor

Many within the media have questioned President Donald Trump having a significant potential conflict of interest with the Russian Federation. Many believe that Putin...

Labrador proposes Constitutional Amendment for Term Limits

It is no secret that the anti establishment movement has become a prominent force on both sides of the aisle. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz,...

Arkansas law cracks down on Abortions

Arkansas Act 45, signed by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson last Thursday, bans dilation and evacuation abortions, the most common abortion procedure during the second...

Iran holds military exercise in opposition to US sanctions

Iran once again has given the United States the proverbial middle finger, as they held a military exercise Saturday to test missile and radar...

What really happened at the National Prayer Breakfast

By now we've all seen the news headlines about President Donald Trump speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C. yesterday morning.  The...

Report: Jerry Falwell Jr. tapped to head Trump education task force

Evangelical Christian leader Jerry Falwell Jr. will now head an education reform task force under U.S. President Donald Trump. The task force is keen to cut...

Trump to McConnell: Thumbs up to ‘Nuclear Option’

President Donald Trump today said that he would encourage Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to change Senate rules to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court nominee,...

Report: InfoWars to recieve White House Press Credentials

The White House press briefings are about to get a little more interesting now, if reports coming out of Washington are true. Jerome Corsi, newly...

Sanders and Cruz to debate future of ObamaCare

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will go head to head next Tuesday in a debate over the future of ObamaCare. Sanders and...

Black Lives Matter Activist: “We Need to Start Killing People”

A Black Lives Matter supporter spoke in front of an enthusiastic crowd about killing people last weekend in Seattle, Washington. The activist, donning a jacket...

Trump: “You’re Fired” to Acting AG

President Trump fired the acting attorney general late last night, removing her as the nation’s top law enforcement officer. He made this decision in...

WATCH: Chuck Schumer Speaks at Protest Against Refugee Ban

Senator Chuck Schumer attended a protest at Battery Park, where he addressed protestors regarding the controversial travel ban. Schumer demanded Sunday that President Trump “overturn”...

Netanyahu: Trump’s Mexico wall is ‘great idea’

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his support for President Trump’s border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, via Twitter on Saturday. He stated that the...

WATCH: “Life is Winning again in America”

For the first time at the annual March for Life rally, a vice president addressed the crowds gathered on the National Mall. The March for Life draws...

Trump hosts Theresa May, schedules call with Putin

Fresh off of a fast paced first week full of executive orders and memorandums, President Trump steamrolls into a weekend of diplomatic affairs with...

New poll: 1/3 of Californians want to secede from Union

So #CalExit is a thing. Throughout President Obama's time in the Oval Office, there were a number of instances in which significant online movements gained traction...

U.S. House votes to end taxpayer funding of abortion

The No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act (HR 7) introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) passed by a vote of 238 to 183. The bill...

Trump signs Executive Order to Defund International Planned Parenthood

On Monday just several days after being in office President Trump has signed an executive order to restore the Mexico City Policy which was...

Is the Kennedy family making a comeback to the political scene?

For years, the Kennedy family played an essential role in American Democratic politics. John F. Kennedy served as President of the United States, Robert...

Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director

Mike Pompeo was confirmed as CIA director by the Senate on Monday. This made the conservative Kansas congressman in charge of an agency that...

Trump Admin Shakes up Press Briefings

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer moved quickly today, to change up how the daily press briefings are conducted. He gave the first questions to outlets seated toward...

In 1988, Trump told Oprah he would “probably not” run for President

It is no secret that Donald Trump has been in the spotlight for years. In 1987, he wrote his bestselling book The Art of...

Potential SCOTUS nominee Sykes writes significant opinion protecting 2nd Amendment

Since Donald Trump won election to President of the United States on November 8, there has been much speculation regarding who he will appoint...

Rand Paul spars with Bernie Sanders during Tom Price hearing

A recurring theme in American politics is involving the constant battle between socialism and capitalism. This last election cycle, socialist ideals really were able...

Who will be Trump’s first SCOTUS appointment?

Just under one year ago, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia suddenly passed away at the age of 79. The vacancy created on the...

President Donald Trump’s Full Inaugural Address

President (yes, we can finally say it) Trump delivered his Inaugural Address earlier today. It was quick and to the point and maintained his...

President Donald J. Trump: ‘America First’

"January 20th, 2017, will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again," President Donald J. Trump said during...

What’s the Problem: A look at issues impacting all of our lives

John Adams (among others) is often credited with observing that one must be a soldier so that his son may be a farmer so...

Trump’s Tweets throughout the Inauguration

Donald Trump has never been one to shy away from Twitter, and even as he transitions from being President-elect to President of the United...

A Guide to the 2017 Inauguration

Friday marks the day that Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office at the Capitol to be sworn in as the 45th...

Here’s who is performing at Trump’s Inauguration

President Obama's time in the White House was heavily characterized by his close relationships with many celebrities such as Beyoncé, Jay Z, Will Smith,...

Justice Clarence Thomas: First African-American Supreme Court Justice to Administer Oath of Office

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will administer The Oath of Office to Vice President-elect Mike Pence Friday, thus making him the first African American Supreme...

Six Leftist Myths About Donald Trump Debunked

Throughout Donald Trump’s presidential run, he has been portrayed as an incredibly polarizing and controversial figure. Recently, so many rumors about Trump have been...

Meet Michael DeSantis: Nation’s Youngest Congressional Campaign Manager

At just 18 years old, Michael DeSantis is the CEO & Founder of American Dream Capital & Consulting (ADCC) "a firm dedicated to having its...

Trump goes on the offensive in latest fued with Rep. Lewis

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter again to go after Georgia Congressman John Lewis. Lewis has came and stated that he will be boycotting the...

Senator Ted Cruz sets the record straight after Al Franken accuses AG nominee of...

There have been countless attacks made against virtually every individual who President-elect Donald Trump has appointed to positions in the incoming Presidential Administration. Some...

Economy and Terrorism Top Priorities for Americans Looking Towards Trump Administration

As America prepares to usher a new President into the White House, the world seems to hold their breath in anticipation of Inauguration Day....

Little Marco isn’t so little anymore

Who could forget President-elect Donald Trump's constant name calling throughout the presidential campaign? "Low-energy Jeb" "Lyin' Ted" "Crooked Hillary" These were just a few. A more notable one was Trump's...

Mike Lee to combat Trump’s proposed tariffs

Throughout this past election cycle, President-elect Donald Trump has been an outspoken critic of businesses relocating or extending their services to other countries. By...

MLK Day: Martin Luther King III meets with Donald Trump

Today is the day we honor the legacy of the Reverend and Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. What better way to spend...

WATCH: Lindsey Graham defends Sessions as NAACP leader claims racism (VIDEO)

Perhaps the most controversial of the cabinet appointments which President-elect Donald Trump has made is his selection of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be...

Peter Thiel considers a run for California Governor

It is abundantly clear that California is among the most liberal states in the country. In fact, during the last general election for Senate...

Top 10 most Influential US Politicians of 2016

2016 was a rough time when it came to politics, especially for the Democrats. The country was more divided than any other election in...

Trump blasts Rep. Lewis on Twitter

President-elect Donald Trump hit hard against Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) in two tweets Saturday morning following the congressman’s plans to boycott next week’s inauguration....

House approves budget resolution to begin the process of repealing and replacing the Affordable...

The Senate approved a budget resolution earlier this week to begin dismantling the Affordable Care Act. The measure moved to the House of Representatives...

What was the top issue to millennial voters in the 2016 election?

A recent study conducted following the 2016 election shows that the economy was the top issue most to millennial voters. The study was conducted by the Millennial Impact Report,...

CNN Hosts Town Hall With Speaker Ryan

Following its town hall with Senator Bernie Sanders, CNN Thursday hosted a town hall with Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.  Ryan took...

Biden awarded presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON -- President Obama awarded Vice President Biden with the presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday. During an honorable tribute to the Vice President, Obama...

Waiver passes for Gen. Mattis to serve as Secretary of Defense

During General James Mattis' Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, the wavier that was required for him to have in order to serve as Secretary of Defense...

Hillary Clinton’s prospective EPA pick: “Likely an African American”

Throughout the week, the confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet picks have dominated a major part of our news cycle. As C-SPAN continues...

The Changing Demographics Of American Politics

It's no lie that political landscapes have become increasingly raucous in recent months -- what with the outrageous election and its constant mud-slinging. Could this...

FDA claims companies that show e-cigs as better than cigarettes are acting “illegally”

Recently in the Federal Register, the FDA made an "interesting" conclusion about manufacturers of e-cigarettes, aka smokeless tobacco vaporizers.  Their statement concludes that in...

Rubio Voices Support for Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

Marco Rubio issued the following statement earlier today in reference to Donald Trump’s nomination of U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions from Alabama for attorney general. "Serving...

Small Business Owner Confronts Bernie Sanders At Town Hall

Earlier this week, CNN held a town hall with former Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.  The event hosted by Chris Cuomo focused on how the...

Tillerson’s Response Leads to Laughter in Confirmation Hearing

Laughter erupted after former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson refused to answer a question asked by, former Clinton VP choice, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.). In...

Email Privacy Act introduced to the House

Representative Kevin Yoder (R-Kansas), reintroduced the Email Privacy Act to the House on Monday. The legislation would amend the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986,...

Trump to CNN reporter: ‘You’re fake news’

President-elect Trump is not one to shy away from a fight -- especially one with the mainstream media. Throughout the campaign he attacked reporters...

Rand Paul’s balanced budget proposal overwhelmingly shot down in Senate

For years, Republicans have promised that it is only with more power will they be able to advance a meaningful, fiscal conservative agenda. After...

Jared Kushner to become senior advisor to Trump

The presidential transition team announced Monday that Jared Kushner, who is Donald Trumps son in law and one of his top campaign advisors, will...

Your Guide to Every Current Proposed Republican Immigration Law

Driven to not waste their current advantage in the House and the Senate, Republican members have introduced a flurry of new legislation poised to...

PA Congressman Fires Warning Shot to Sanctuary Cities

Immigration policy has taken the forefront national discourse heading into President-elect Donald Trump's first term in office, and a handful of American cities have vowed...

What You Need to Know About Gun Rights and Medical Marijuana Cards

An interesting case was ruled on this year by the Ninth Circuit Court regarding gun rights for people who hold medical marijuana cards. Rowan Wilson,...

Congressman Massie on how to successfully run for office

Congressman Massie out of Kentucky spoke at Turning Point USA's Winter in West Palm Beach last month. Massie gave his advice for young people...

Trump’s electoral college victory certified, House Democrats object (VIDEO)

A joint session of Congress officially certified Donald Trump as the winner of the Electoral College on Friday. During the vote count, several House...

GOP Congressman removes ‘art’ depicting police as pigs from the Capitol

After a week of media scrutiny and protests by current and former law enforcement officers against a piece of artwork that denigrated police and...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Enters Race For DNC Chair

The mayor of South Bend Indiana Pete Buttigieg has enter the fray in hope of becoming the next chair of the Democratic National Committee....

Rubio, Davidson Reintroduce Legislation to Stop IRS Death Tax Overreach

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Representative Warren Davidson (R-OH) today reintroduced in the House and the Senate the Protect Family Farms and Businesses Act,...

Biden: “Grow up, Donald!”

In an interview with PBS NewsHour that aired Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden had some stern words for the President-elect; "Grow up Donald!" Biden had...

Planned Parenthood to be Defunded

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said on Thursday that, “Planned Parenthood legislation will be in our reconciliation bill,” He has also stated that the...

Senator still opposes Gen. Mattis after meeting with him

As previously reported, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was the first member of Congress to voice opposition for retired Marine General James Mattis to be the...

Rand Paul speaks out against leadership on Senate floor

Much like his father, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has never been afraid to take a stand. He frequently touts his fiscal conservative record and...

Obamacare repeal vote already passed in the Senate

It is no secret that a top priority for virtually every Republican is to repeal Obamacare. With Republican control of the House of Representatives,...

Former ‘Breaking Bad’ star fighting election fraud accusation

Steven Michael Quezada, who formerly starred on the hit popular show Breaking Bad, is disputing the claims of his former opponent in the race for...

Ted Cruz introduces Term Limits Amendment

On Tuesday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Representative Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) introduced a Constitutional Amendment to impose term limits on all members of Congress....

Paul Ryan voted Speaker with near unanimous majority within GOP

On October 29, 2015, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan was elected to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. After a grassroots movement...

Pence: GOP will keep its promise to repeal Obamacare

After a meeting with GOP lawmakers on Wednesday, Vice President-elect Mike Pence assured reporters that the party will keep its campaign promise to repeal...

Omarosa Manigault to join Trump White House team

Omarosa Manigault will be taking a position in the Trump White House team focusing on public engagement, as reported by the Associated Press on...

Like Hillary, Nancy Pelosi had more defectors during voting

It seems the Democratic party is not following the "Stronger Together" plan. During the yesterday's vote for Speaker of the House, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi had...

NY Governor offers free college proposal

In the State of New York, low income students may soon be able to attend public state universities for free, according to a recent...

Marco Rubio announces committee assignments for the 115th Congress

On the first official day of his second term, Marco Rubio announced all of his committee assignments for the 115th congress. Rubio ended up picking...

Hillary Clinton set to attend Trump’s inauguration

The past year's Presidential election certainly was among the most grueling and personal in recent memory -- if not ever. Since Donald Trump shocked...

Gretchen Whitmer announces plans to run for Governor of Michigan in 2018

In the 2018 midterm elections, Michigan's two-term Republican Governor Rick Snyder will be term limited out of office. Among the highlights of the controversial...

GOP Senators introduce legislation to move Israel’s U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX), Dean Heller (R-NV), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) have introduced the Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act in the Senate, legislation that...

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