Trump Vindicated: Report Says Obama Government Wiretapped Trump Campaign

U.S. investigators wiretapped President Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort,  according to a report  by CNN that vindicates the president’s earlier claims, which were mocked as a conspiracy theory. President Trump had tweeted on March 4: “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found....

The Emmys Had Their Lowest Ratings Ever

Bad news for Stephen Colbert:  Nobody watched  the Emmy Awards this year. Only about 11.38 million people watched, which was 10 percent less than last year’s show, which was the previous record low number of viewers. Emmy winners included “Veep,” “The Handmaid’s Tale,” and “Big Little Lies.” From Deadline Hollywood: With 11.38...

She’s On A Rampage: ‘Sour Loser’ Hillary Wrote Book to Take Revenge on Sanders

Democrats were worried about Hillary Clinton’s new book, and those fears were proven right. The former first lady and two-time presidential loser has been on a tear, dishing out punishment to people she felt screwed her over during the 2016 election. Sure, there’s sexism, Russia, the FBI, and the media—the...

Study Finds Media Coverage of Trump During Summer Was 91 Percent Negative

Media coverage of President Trump this summer was overwhelmingly negative, the Media Research Center found in a new study.  More than that, however, broadcast network evening newscasts focused on the Trump administration much more than they did former President Obama’s administration. Since Inauguration Day (January 20), Media Research Center analysts...

ESPN: Where You Can Call Trump A Racist, But Get Suspended When You Say Politics Is Killing The Network

The recent controversy surrounding ESPN and anchor Jemele Hill, who went on a Twitter tirade, calling President Trump a white supremacist. The sports network  released a statement  saying, “the comments from Twitter from Jemele Hill regarding the President do not represent the position of ESPN. We have addressed this with Jemele and she...

Bannon seizes the spotlight as he mounts campaign against GOP establishment

One thing is clear after his “60 Minutes”  interview : Steve Bannon is a newsmaking machine. Nearly a dozen major headlines emerged from his sitdown with Charlie Rose, which was not just the first TV interview since Bannon resigned as President Trump’s chief strategist, but his first TV interview ever.  So...

Trump Reportedly Willing To Work With Schumer to Repeal Debt Ceiling

President Trump and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) have reportedly struck a gentleman’s agreement to repeal the debt ceiling in the current budget negotiations that saw Trump side with Democrats. Republicans wanted an eighteen-month increase, but Democrats wanted a three-month extension, setting the stage for another fiscal shut down...

2,139 DACA Recipients Convicted or Accused of Crimes Against Americans

As Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), from which more than 800,000 un-vetted young illegal aliens have been given protected status and work permits, the number of them who are convicted criminals, gang members, or suspects in crimes remains staggering....

Republicans divided on Trump’s expected DACA announcement

Some top Republicans have spoken out to challenge President Trump’s expected announcement Tuesday that reportedly calls for the end of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. House Speaker Paul Ryan  and other Republicans  urged Trump to hold off on scrapping the program and allow lawmakers some time to come...

You Better Believe the Cleveland Police Responded to the Browns Players Who Took a Knee

Several Cleveland Browns players chose not to stand for the national anthem last week. As a result of their disrespect, the Cleveland police union informed the team that they will have to find someone else to hold the American flag at their next game. “It’s just ignorant for someone to...

Trump pushing for $6 billion in Harvey recovery funding

President Trump is requesting that nearly $6 billion be made available for the Harvey recovery process. The administration urged Congress on Thursday to approve and provide $5.95 billion for the initial response and recovery efforts related to the devastating hurricane affecting parts of Texas and Louisiana,  Axios reported. A senior administration...

Hurricane Harvey strengthens to Category 2 storm, Texas officials urge residents to ‘Get out now’

As Hurricane Harvey grows in strength to a Category 2 storm and approaches Texas, local officials have a message to those considering riding out the storm: “Get out now.” The first major hurricane to hit Texas in 12 years, labeled by forecasters as a “life-threatening storm,” could bring up to...

At Phoenix Rally, Trump Implies He’s Eventually Going to Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Speaking to a capacity crowd in Phoenix on Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump declined to actually pardon controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio, but repeatedly stated that the Sheriff will “just fine.” Trump asked the crowd if they believed that Arpaio was convicted for doing his job, to a loud applause.  Trump...

ESPN Pulls Asian Broadcaster Robert Lee over Similarity to Confederate General’s Name

ESPN pulled an Asian broadcaster named Robert Lee from a University of Virginia football game because of his name. Lee is being moved to cover a game in Pittsburgh instead. “We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because...

Arizona Congressman: President Trump Should Absolutely Pardon Sheriff Joe Arpaio

President Trump is headed to Arizona Tuesday where he will tour the Yuma sector of the southern border with Mexico and hold a campaign style rally in Phoenix.  During a recent interview with  Fox News , Trump said he was seriously considering a presidential pardon for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio....

Trump rejects ‘timetables,’ ups pressure on Pakistan, refocuses on ‘killing terrorists’

President Trump outlined a comprehensive new strategy Monday night for achieving a “lasting peace” in Afghanistan – rejecting what he called “arbitrary timetables” for the U.S. troop presence, ratcheting up pressure on Pakistan to stop harboring militants and vowing to refocus the mission on “killing terrorists,” not nation-building. “From now...

Texas 85th Legislative Special Session

The Texas House quit early and went home after refusing to negotiate true property tax reform and relief. With 27 hours to go, they walked off the job. I held a press conference with the senators after the final gavel. Watch it here:...

Gingrich on Charlottesville reaction: Anti-Trump movement ‘will never, ever be satisfied’

President Trump “came out against bigotry, against racism, against hatred” after the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va. — but nothing he says will ever silence some of his critics, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich reacted. More than a dozen people were injured and one woman was killed amid clashes between white...

Trump condemns ‘white supremacists,’ other extremists behind deadly Virginia rallies

President Trump specifically condemns “white supremacists” and other extremist groups as forces behind the deadly protests and counter-protests this weekend in Virginia, a White House spokesperson said Sunday. “The president said very strongly in his statement yesterday that he condemns all forms of violence, bigotry and hatred. Of course that...