Texas Governor Signs Bill Preventing State from Demanding Pastors’ Sermons

Pastors in Texas will no longer have to fear government officials showing up at their church doors. Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 24 Monday, protecting pastors from subpoenas demanding they turn over their messages. “Texas law now will be your strength and your sword and your shield,” Abbott said, invoking...

DOJ Budget Ramps Up Funding for Eminent Domain ‘Land Acquisition’ in Potential Effort to Clear Way for Border Wall

Tuesday’s Department of Justice budget proposal asks Congress for $1.8 million to “meet litigation, acquisition, and appraisal demands during the construction along the border between Mexico and the United States.” The money will be used to devote 20 new staff members, including 12 attorneys, to the Environmental and Natural Resources...

Manchester terror attack: Trump calls attackers ‘evil losers in life’; offers sympathy for victims

President Trump on Tuesday—standing beside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem—lashed out at the suicide bomber behind a deadly attack in Manchester hours earlier. Trump spoke Tuesday, after a suicide bomber killed 22 and injured 59 at a concert by pop singer Ariana Grande. The president offered his condolences to...

ICE Arrests Up 40 Percent Under Trump

During the first 100 days following President Donald Trump’s signing of an executive order on immigration and border enforcement, arrests of criminal aliens increased dramatically. ICE officials report an increase in arrests of these immigrants of 37.6 percent when compared to the same period the previous year. President Trump signed...

Donald Trump’s Ambitious First Foreign Trip Features Three of World’s Biggest Religions

President Donald Trump leaves for his first foreign trip of his presidency Friday, highlighting three of the world’s biggest religions with visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican City. “I’ll meet scores of leader, and honor the holiest sites of these three great religions,” Trump said during a speech...

Trump’s agenda at risk after series of controversies

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said Tuesday that despite all the controversies surrounding Donald Trump’s presidency, the House still has to “pass meaningful legislation and get it to the president’s desk.” Chaffetz, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, told NBC News that the government is “always full of crisis.”...

Gowdy Suggests There Were More Entanglements Between DOJ and Clintons Than People Realize

Rep. Trey Gowdy suggested Tuesday that there were more entanglements between the Clintons and the Department of Justice than the average person realizes. “I think history will be much kinder to Jim Comey in that July press conference than the Democrats were,” Gowdy told Fox News host Martha MacCallum.  “I think he had...

White House denies report Trump revealed classified info about ISIS to Russians

White House officials Monday denounced a Washington Post report that President Trump revealed classified information about ISIS to Russia’s foreign minister and Moscow’s ambassador to the United States during a White House meeting last week.  In a brief statement in front of the White House, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster described the Post’s story...

Sessions Memo Orders Tougher Sentences, Reversing Obama-era Policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo directing federal prosecutors to pursue the toughest charges against most criminals. The memo to the nation’s 94 U.S. attorneys says they should “charge and pursue the most serious and readily provable offense.” It also triggers mandatory minimum sentences, which will increase prosecutions and prison populations. The tough-on-crime approach...

Mexico Ranked Second Deadliest Country in the World

As the total number of conflict fatalities decreased around the world in 2016, the number of intentional homicides exploded in Mexico. With 23,000 homicides in 2016, Mexico ranked as the second deadliest country in the world, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) revealed in their Armed Conflict Survey . The report, published...

President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

FBI Director James Comey has been under the microscope for months. Democrats were infuriated with him for informing Congress that the FBI would be reviewing new emails found on a laptop that we eventually found out belonged to Anthony Weiner, husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin on October 28,...

Former Intel Czar: No Evidence Of Russian Collusion And Trump’s Business Interests Were Of Little Concern

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and acting Attorney General Sally Yates ventured back onto the Hill to answer questions relating to Michael Flynn and any possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russian intelligence that might have influenced the 2016 election. As some of you remember, Ms. Yates...

Texas Joins Call for Convention of States to Rein In Washington

The Republican-controlled Texas Legislature passed a Convention of States Resolution, becoming the eleventh. Article V of the U.S. Constitution allows for a Convention of States to restrict the power of the federal government. Texas State Representative Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land), one of the authors of the measure, told Breitbart Texas...

Republican-Led Health Care Bill Has Passed

In a vote of 217-to-213, the House has voted to repeal and replace Obamacare. Twenty Republicans voted “no,” as well as every Democrat. The legislation passed despite moderate Republicans’ concerns over protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. Rep. Fred Upton’s (R-MI) amendment to address that concern may have convinced some hesitant members at...

HOUSE REPUBLICANS SET FOR VOTE TO REPEAL OBAMACARE

House Republicans on Thursday are set to vote on a bill that calls for the repeal and replacement of one of President Trump’s favorite targets: ObamaCare. “We’re gonna pass it,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told Fox News Wednesday night. He said the new bill had the support to...

Thanks, Obama: Iran Using US Money to Pay For Massive Military Buildup

The Iranian nuclear deal has never been a popular agreement, and became viewed in an increasingly negative light as details continue to emerge about some of the side deals that were made in the process. Katie reported last week about the last minute prisoner exchange former President Obama arranged days before...

Comey: We Found Classified Information on Anthony Weiner’s Laptop

Testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, FBI Director James Comey revealed classified information was found on an unsecured personal laptop belonging to Anthony Weiner and wife Huma Abedin in October 2016. “Somehow, her [Hillary Clinton] emails were being forwarded to Anthony Weiner, including classified information,” Comey said....

Donald Trump: ‘We’re Very Happy with’ Republican Budget Agreement

President Donald Trump indicated that he would sign the Republican Budget agreement with Democrats, despite growing dissent from his base that Congressional Republicans caved on important priorities. “We’re very happy with it,” Trump said in an interview with Bloomberg News, pointing to the $1.5 billion for border security. “And I think it’s important that we keep...

Trump on North Korea: I Don’t Like Drawing Red Lines, But I’ll Act If Necessary

President Trump may not be willing to draw a red line with the situation in North Korea, but he did say on the premier of “The Fox News Specialists” Monday that if he has to act, he will . “I don’t like drawing red lines but I act if I have to act,” Trump told host Eric...

Texas House Passes Bill to Jail ‘Sanctuary’ Sheriffs, Police Chiefs

The Texas House passed a tough anti-sanctuary bill containing provisions making it a crime for sheriffs and chiefs of police to refuse to cooperate with immigration officials. They could also be removed from office for providing “sanctuary” for the criminal illegal aliens in their jails. Senate Bill 4 finally passed...