Blue Wave Watch: Generic Ballot Gap Shrinks Again, Democratic Registration Recedes in Key State

We’re roughly two-and-a-half months out from election day, and I’m frequently struck by the dissonance in the midterm tea leaves.  On one hand, Democrats continue to  outperform their traditional metrics — often significantly — in off-year and special elections, likely pointing to a very blue November for Republicans.  Last week’s  apparent, narrow victory  for...

Disgraced FBI Agent Peter Strzok Fired Over Anti-Trump Texts

Well, for those of you wondering how disgraced FBI Agent Peter Strzok is still employed with the bureau, you don’t have to ask yourselves any longer. The FBI fired him over his anti-Trump texts. The FBI has fired Agent Peter Strzok, who helped lead the bureau’s investigation into Russian interference...

Iran plots terror on European soil as EU tries to shield regime from Trump sanctions push

As the European Union decries America’s restoration of Iran sanctions, the Islamic regime is rewarding Europe’s support by ramping up its terror operation on the continent — allegedly plotting attacks against Iranian dissidents there and politicians who back them. The Trump administration restored sanctions on the rogue regime this week,...

Hall of Famer Jim Brown says he’d ‘never kneel’ during anthem, ‘will always respect the flag’

Jim Brown, Hall of Fame running back and civil rights champion, said Tuesday that he would always stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner” — and would prefer if players would, too. Brown, 82, who spoke before the HBO premiere of “Hard Knocks,” said: “I’ll never kneel and I will always respect...

Prosecutors: Siraj Wahhaj Was Training Starving Children at New Mexico Compound to Carry Out School Shootings

Thirty-nine year old Siraj Wahhaj was arrested at a New Mexico compound on Friday after authorities discovered 11 starving children, three women and another man living together in squalor. The children range in age from 1-to-15 years old. Remains of a young child were also found on the property. Wahhaj...

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Dismisses Blue Wave: ‘Texas is Going to Stay Red’

During a conference in Austin, TX Friday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned listeners about the renewed interest in socialism in the U.S. and dismissed the idea of a blue wave flooding Texas in the upcoming general elections. “What is it with all these new candidates who are socialist coming out...

Trump-backed Troy Balderson takes narrow lead against insurgent Dem challenger in Ohio House special election, claims victory

Buoyed by a dramatic last-minute rally by President Trump, Republican State Senator Troy Balderson appeared to be inching closer to beating back a challenge by insurgent Democrat Danny O’Connor in Ohio’s special election for a vacant House seat Tuesday. A victory in the race for the Ohio’s historically conservative 12th...

Today’s crucial primary races put president’s MAGA plan front and center as November vote looms

Tuesday’s primaries a test of Trump’s influence, hold potential for upsets: A look at the races to watch Several states are holding primary elections Tuesday, including some contests that could prove pivotal in determining which party controls the Senate next year. A tight special U.S. House election also is being...

Things Got Pretty Heated Between Sanders and Acosta at Press Briefing

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and CNN’s Jim Acosta had an intense exchange during Thursday’s press briefing over her refusal to disavow the president’s labeling of the medias as the “enemy of the people.” “It would be a good thing if you were to state right here, at...

Trump defends Russia and North Korea meetings, attacks ‘overrated’ Bob Casey at Pennsylvania rally

President Trump unspooled a wide-ranging defense of his foreign policy — including recent meetings with the leaders of Russia and North Korea — during a rally to boost support for U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta’s Senate campaign. In front of a full arena in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Trump mocked Barletta’s Democratic...

Are You Kidding Me? An ICE Official Had To Give Illegal Immigration 101 To A Democratic Senator

Oh my God we had a doozy yesterday during a hearing on child separations on the Hill. The Senate Judiciary Committee asked officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement about the policy and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) seemed to know jack about our current immigration laws. I mean, basic stuff, like...

DHS Official on What Would Happen If Dems DO Abolish ICE

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Tuesday on the separation of illegal immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border. At one point, the question of abolishing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency came up. A handful of Democrats in Congress and several progressive politicians see no more need for the...

Trump sides with conservatives on shutdown messaging

President Trump ‘s surprise move to threaten a government shutdown if Congress fails to fund his border wall shows he is embracing the hardline messaging of the House Freedom Caucus and not the more careful approach of GOP leaders ahead of the midterms. The threats appeal to Trump’s base, and could energize...

ICE Agents Blast Portland Mayor For Siding With Abolish ICE Protesters, ‘Creating a Zone of Terror and Lawlessness’

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents blasted Portland’s mayor, Ted Wheeler, for not only encouraging Occupy ICE protesters to keep demonstrating, but also ordering police to stand down. In a cease-and-desist letter sent to the city on Monday, which says Wheeler’s order “created a zone of terror and lawlessness,” agency employees argued...

Potential Government Shutdown Looming Without Border Wall Funding

President Donald J. Trump indicated today that he would be willing to “shut down the government” if Democrats refused to give him the necessary funding for the border security, including the long-promised “wall” along the southern border. President Trump has made similar remarks in the past.  “[Democrats] don’t want the...

ROARING: GDP Climbs Above 4 Percent Under Trump

The economy under President Trump is roaring and fresh GDP numbers prove it. According to data released by the Commerce Department Friday morning, U.S. GDP has climbed to 4.1 percent, finally breaking through years of Obama administration stagnation. “Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 4.1 percent...

Trump and his allies slam Michael Cohen over leaked tape, question cut-off

President Trump and his legal allies fired back Wednesday at his former attorney Michael Cohen after the leak of a taped conversation in which the two appear to discuss the possibility of buying the rights to a Playboy model’s story claiming an affair with Trump. “What kind of a lawyer...

tucker gun leather

Appeals court rules Constitution protects right to openly carry gun in public

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that the Constitution’s Second Amendment grants people the right to openly carry a gun in public for self-defense. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals  made the ruling  while rejecting a claim from Hawaii officials that the right should only apply to guns kept at home....

CNN airs audio of Trump, Cohen discussing payment tied to former Playboy model

CNN  obtained and aired  on Tuesday audio of a conversation between  President Trump  and his former lawyer Michael Cohen surrounding a payment tied to a Playboy model alleging an affair with Trump. The conversation confirms earlier reports that the men discussed buying the rights to the story of former Playboy model Karen McDougal’s alleged affair...

Report: North Korea Is Actually Dismantling a Key Nuclear Test Site

North Korea has begun dismantling its main nuclear test site, research group 28 North said Monday. The group says analysis of commercial satellite images between July 20 and July 22 shows the Sohae launch site being dismantled and may be a sign the Hermit Kingdom is fulfilling its promise made...