AG Paxton Dispatches Letters to Three School Districts to Halt Unlawful Electioneering

Attorney General Ken Paxton today dispatched cease and desist letters to Brazosport, Holliday and Lewisville Independent School Districts regarding violations of the Texas Education Code for unlawful electioneering. These school districts used taxpayer resources to distribute messages to their staff and the public advocating for or against certain political candidates...

Nikolas Cruz charged in Florida High School shooting

An alleged gunman accused of killing at least 17 people when he opened fire at a Florida high school as panicked students fled the bloodbath, was charged Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder. Nikolas Cruz, 19, arrived at Broward County Jail early Thursday morning after investigators questioned him for...

Shock claim about FBI’s Michael Flynn interview raises questions

Then-FBI Director James Comey reportedly told lawmakers last March that agents did not think former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn lied to them — raising more questions about a key moment in the agency’s Russia probe. The Washington Examiner’s Byron York reports that Comey briefed lawmakers amid allegations Flynn had lied...

Trump budget aims to jump-start construction, cut red tape

President Trump is calling to pump $1.5 trillion into fixing America’s infrastructure while streamlining the often-cumbersome permitting process, as part of a $4 trillion-plus budget plan unveiled Monday.  “World-class infrastructure is possible for the American people,” Trump said in his budget message to Congress. In the runup to the release,...

In Olympics, let’s focus on the winner of the race — not the race of the winner

Unless it’s changed overnight, the motto of the Olympics, since 1894, has been “Faster, Higher, Stronger.” It appears the U.S. Olympic Committee would like to change that to “Darker, Gayer, Different.” If your goal is to win medals, that won’t work. A USOC official was  quoted this week  expressing pride (what else?) about...

Conservatives Line Up Against McConnell-Schumer Spending Deal

Sens. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) may be patting themselves on the back for brokering a compromise on the budget Wednesday, but conservative groups are not impressed with its contents. The deal would add $500 billion in federal spending – for both defense and non-defense spending. Conservatives lawmakers...

FBI lovebirds’ newly revealed texts appear to show Obama involvement in Clinton email case

FBI lovers’ latest text messages: Obama ‘wants to know everything’ Newly revealed  text messages  between FBI paramours Peter Strzok and Lisa Page include an exchange about preparing talking points for then-FBI Director James Comey to give to President Obama, who wanted “to know everything we’re doing.” The message, from Page to Strzok,...

Trump Says He’d ‘Love to See a Shutdown’ If No Deal is Reached on Immigration

President Trump said Tuesday that he’d “love to see a shutdown” if no immigration deal is reached between Republicans and Democrats to tighten border security.  Trump spoke during a White House meeting on the violent MS-13 gang. “If we don’t get rid of these loopholes,” he said, “if we don’t...

Trump slams ‘Little’ Adam Schiff as ‘one of the biggest liars and leakers’ in Washington

President Trump blasted the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Monday amid the mounting fight over the panel’s ‘surveillance’ memo, calling “Little Adam Schiff” one of the “biggest liars and leakers in Washington.”  The president’s early Monday tweet came as Democrats, led by Schiff, continued to condemn majority Republicans...

Democrats Latest Attempt To Block Release Of FISA Memo

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) allegedly gave the White House a “secretly altered” version of the GOP-crafted memo about government surveillance abuses, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) claimed late Wednesday. In a letter to Nunes, the ranking Democrat on the committee accused him of making significant changes to the...

Trump: Dems Aren’t Doing Anything About DACA Even Though Deadline ‘Rapidly Approaching’

President Trump called out Democrats Thursday morning for “doing nothing” about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program even though the deadline is “rapidly approaching.” “Heading to beautiful West Virginia to be with great members of the Republican Party. Will be planning Infrastructure and discussing Immigration and DACA, not easy...