Trump to nominate Carson as HUD secretary

President-elect Donald Trump announced Monday he has chosen former campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Trump said in his statement that he was “thrilled to nominate Carson,” adding that he “has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities...

Texas House Speaker: No Sanctuary Cities in Texas

The Speaker of the Texas House is joining with Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick in calling for an end to Sanctuary Cities in the Lone Star State. “Speaker Straus will work with fellow House Members, Governor Abbott and law enforcement to ensure that there are no sanctuary...

KEEPING HIS WORD: Trump Reaches Deal With Carrier to Keep 1,000 Jobs in US

President-elect Donald Trump seems to already be making good on his campaign promise to work to keep manufacturing jobs in the United States. His incoming administration and United Technologies (UTX) reached an agreement that will keep roughly 1,000 jobs at Carrier Corporation in Indiana. Carrier, owned by UTX, had plans to move...

Governor Abbott to Ban Sanctuary Cities

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott took to Twitter Sunday night to announce his plan to ban sanctuary cities in the Lone Star State. He also revealed his administration has issued an executive order cutting off funding to such cities. The Republican governor was responding to a Twitter user’s question asking him if...

TRUMP TURNS FOCUS BACK TO CABINET

President-elect Donald Trump will be back in the saddle Monday in New York as he looks to decide who will fill the integral appointments in his Cabinet as concerns about a possible secretary of state choice rise and the distraction of a recount vote in Wisconsin, and possibly other key...

TIME TO GET TO WORK

The breakneck pace ahead for Congress So 2017 is probably going to be a lot like 1995 on Capitol Hill. Republicans in the House and Senate are practically exuberant that they now have control of both bodies of Congress and President-elect Trump coming into the White House. They have a...

‘The house is burning down’: Ryan, set to challenge Pelosi, fears for Democratic Party

The Ohio congressman running to unseat Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader said Monday that the Democratic Party is playing with fire. Rep. Tim Ryan said on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria” that President-elect Donald Trump’s victory – combined with the GOP protecting its majorities in the House and Senate – sent...

DRAINING THE SWAMP

Conway slams anti-Trump protests, says president-elect ‘already draining the swamp’ President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway pushed back Wednesday against reports that the transition of power had descended into chaos, claiming that the real estate mogul was honoring his campaign slogan and is “already draining the swamp.” “I would...

Pence Drops Lobbyists From Trump Transition Team

Vice President-elect Mike Pence is shaking things up on the Trump transition team. After signing a memorandum of understanding Tuesday evening officially putting him in charge of the transition, one of his first moves was to purge the team of lobbyists . Before being demoted last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was in charge...

Trump: Criminal Illegals First to Go

Trump has announced he will start to deal with the issue of illegal immigration by deporting all undocumented immigrants with criminal records, a group of people that could number upwards of 2 million. “What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang...

President-Elect Trump Says Immigration, Healthcare, Jobs First Priorities

The incoming Trump administration will focus on immigration, healthcare and jobs, President-Elect Donald Trump said after a Thursday meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. “A lot of really great priorities. People will be very, very happy. Well, we have a lot. We’re looking very strongly at immigration. We’re going...

Professional protesters’ riot over Trump’s election, attacking bystanders and vandalizing cars, property

Police in Portland, Ore. declared that a once peaceful protest was a riot after demonstrators were seen attacking drivers and committing acts of vandalism during their march against Donald Trump’s election Thursday night. Portland police said at least 29 people were arrested in the riot and that more information would...

UNDOING OBAMACARE

President-elect Donald Trump hasn’t minced words about what legacy legislation would be on the chopping block from President Obama’s administration. From the start, Trump has vowed to repeal ObamaCare within his first 100 days in office. His upset victory early Wednesday immediately raises thorny questions about what’s next for a...

Trump WINS Presidency, Defeats Clinton!

Donald Trump, defying the pundits and polls to the end, defeated Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election and claimed an establishment-stunning victory that exposes the depth of voter dissatisfaction – and signals immense changes ahead for American policy at home and abroad. Seventeen months after the billionaire tycoon’s Trump Tower...

ELECTION DAY: Trump, Clinton make final pitches

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton started off neck-and-neck in the 2016 presidential election, as Trump won over the voters of three New Hampshire precincts early Tuesday morning, 32-25. Polls opened and shut quickly in the tiny hamlets of Dixville Notch, Hart’s Location and Millsfield just after midnight Tuesday. Under New...

The FBI Has Found New Emails Connected To Clinton Email Server

Well, we now know why the Clinton camp reacted so strongly to FBI Director James Comey’s announcement that the bureau will be reviewing some 650,000 emails discovered on the laptop of Anthony Weiner. Weiner is the estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin. Both Abedin and Weiner shared this...

FBI Sources: Clinton Server Hacked By ‘At Least Five’ Foreign Intel Agencies, Two Major Federal Probes Ongoing

UPDATE – These  extraordinary developments broke last evening, as Americans were gearing up for a thrilling World Series finale. I’ll hand things over to Fox News anchor Bret Baier and let him deliver one bombshell after another over two clips, the first from Special Report, then an On the Record follow-up — during...

Emails show Clinton campaign coordinated with State Dept. official before email revelation

Newly released emails appear to show a State Department official coordinating with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign before her use of a private email to conduct government business was revealed. Emails from campaign chairman John Podesta show that the state official provided Clinton aides with the agency’s official response to a...

WSJ: FBI Agents Allege DOJ Ordered ‘Stand Down’ on Clinton Foundation Investigation

Lost in all the  shouting and hypocrisy over James Comey and the FBI’s renewed investigation into Hillary Clinton’s  national security-compromising email  scandal is a true jaw-dropper of a Wall Street Journal scoop regarding deep internal divisions within the Bureau and DOJ. The story begins by focusing on the email probe side of the controversy, then delves into great...