Comey: Nobody, Including The President, Asked Me to Stop The FBI’s Russia Investigation

Speaking in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday morning, former FBI Director James Comey said under questioning that nobody, including President Donald Trump, asked him to drop the Bureau’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election. “Director Comey, did the president at any time ask you to...

Texas Leads 16-State Coalition in Support of Travel Ban

Leading a 16-state coalition, the Texas attorney general filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday supporting President Donald Trump’s temporary travel stay. Attorneys general from 14 other states and the governor of Mississippi joined to urge the nation’s highest court to reinstate the executive order. State officials...

BREAKING: President Trump Has Chosen a New FBI Director

After weeks of searching and deliberation, President Trump has nominated Christopher Wray to be the new director of the FBI. Wray is currently a partner at law firm King & Spalding in Washington D.C. and Atlanta. He served as the assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush and was unanimously...

GOV. ABBOTT CALLS FOR SPECIAL SESSION

Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday called a special session of the Texas Legislature starting July 18. Abbott said that after legislators address a bill to keep some state agencies from shuttering, he’ll add another 19 items to the agenda. Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday called a special session of the Texas Legislature...

Trump Urges Need for Travel Ban After London Attacks

President Trump has responded to Saturday’s attacks in London, United Kingdom, urging the need for the courts to uphold his travel ban. We need to be smart, vigilant and tough. We need the courts to give us back our rights. We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of...

Paris Agreement on climate change: US withdraws as Trump calls it ‘unfair’

After days of drama and suspense, President Trump announced Thursday that his administration will exit the Paris climate agreement. “So we’re getting out,” Trump said. “The Paris accord is very unfair at the highest level to the United States.” Trump’s decision fulfills a campaign promise and satisfies strong Republican opposition...

Former Clinton Campaign Manager: I’m Tired of Hearing Who And What Hillary Blames For 2016 Loss

In case you missed it yesterday, former Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was back in front of the microphone blaming everyone but herself for losing to Republican Donald Trump in November. But it seems her own party has had enough of the excuses. As Cortney reported earlier, former DNC Director of...

Texas House Doesn’t Appoint Conferees on Property Tax Bill, Killing Property Tax Relief

Austin – The Texas House of Representatives today failed to appoint conference conferees for Senate Bill 669 by Senator Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound), which effectively killed property tax relief for the 85th Regular Session. SB 669 in conference could have included property tax relief as set out by Senate Bill...

Texas State Rep. Claims Death Threats, Assault from Fellow House Members

Texas State Representative Matt Rinaldi (R-Irving) claimed to have been threatened by a fellow lawmaker and assaulted by another during a Memorial Day closing session. Others claim it was Rinaldi that made death threats against Democrat legislators. The incident occurred following protests in the House Gallery and a reported comment...

Texas Legislature: Democrats And Republicans Almost Come To Blows When One Called ICE On Protesters

On May 8, Texas Republican Gov. signed legislation that permits police officers to ask about immigration status during stop and punishes law enforcement officials who fail to cooperate with federal immigration agents. The Left is obviously opposed to this legislation. And yes, it’s drawn protesters out of the woodwork. On the last...

President Trump Defends American Taxpayers To NATO Leaders

Speaking in Brussels Thursday morning against the backdrop of the newly unveiled Article 5 and Berlin Wall Memorials, President Donald Trump strongly urged NATO leaders to significantly increase defense spending, saying it is unfair for members states to rely on American taxpayers to fulfill European obligations. Further, he called on...

President Trump Slams Leaks On Manchester Suicide Bombing Investigation, Calls For DOJ To Prosecute

President Trump, who is in Brussels today for meetings with NATO, has released a statement slamming leaks from U.S. intelligence agencies surrounding the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.  “The alleged leaks coming out of government agencies are deeply troubling. These leaks have been going on for...

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...