Pictures Inside Overcrowded Border Detention Facility the Biden Admin Didn’t Want Released

Pictures provided to Axios from Rep. Henry Cuellar’s (D-TX) office show the inside of the crowded migrant holding facility in Donna, Texas amid a massive surge in traffic at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Biden administration has held firm against having members of the media document the conditions of the overcrowded facilities, citing COVID-19 and privacy concerns. But…

Florida Democrats Wonder: Did Ron DeSantis Actually Get COVID Right?

A coda to yesterday’s post about the recent Associated Press story contrasting the divergent pandemic mitigation efforts of California and Florida, which took starkly different policy paths on restrictions, then ended up in nearly the exact same place on COVID — and distinctly different places on the economy and other key measures.  Despite “almost identical” health outcomes, per the…

Stocks surge as House nears vote on $1.9T coronavirus aid package

U.S. equity markets rallied Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives readied to vote on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose nearly 300 points, or 0.9%, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 0.75% and 1.1%, respectively. The early gains come as the 10-year yield holds near 1.55% after the consumer price index rose…

Psaki: Let’s Avoid ‘Labels’ About This Border Non-Crisis – And Talk to DHS Because It’s Not ‘Our Program’

First off, I’m amused by the lame ‘no labels’ deflection from the White House Press Secretary, who continues to avoid using the word crisis to describe what’s brewing at the Southern border.  She can continue with her tortured spin about how it’s a “challenge” or whatever, but the rest of us must face facts.  It’s…

Immigration Crisis Is So Bad DHS Is Asking Staffers to ‘Volunteer’ Alongside Border Patrol

The grave situation at the United States-Mexico border continues to decline. Border Patrol officials are overwhelmed with the number of unaccompanied minors that are crossing the border, to the point where previous COVID restrictions are being tossed out the window. And now, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas asked staffers to “volunteer” alongside agents to quell…

College admissions cheating scam, by the numbers

Dozens of wealthy, prominent individualsOpens a New Window. have been charged in connection with a multimillion-dollar scheme to secure entry to top colleges and universities for their children, in what federal officials described as the largest college admissionsOpens a New Window.scam in history. Prominent names among the defendants include “Full House” actress Lori Loughlin, her husband, fashion designer…

Three bizarre twists in college admissions cheating scam revealed as Hollywood elites face justice

“Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman and “Full House” alum Lori Loughlin were allegedly among the 50 charged in what is said to be the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the U.S. Justice Department — but the star-studded suspects aren’t the only details that have intrigued the public. Bizarre details from a nearly 270-page complaint started to trickle out…

Mitch McConnell Slapped Down Democrats On Why There Will Be No Vote On Their Anti-First Amendment Bil

A lot has been going on, so things fall through the cracks, but you have to re-up anytime “Cocaine Mitch” throws down the hammer on Democrats. The Left wants this election reform bill signed into law. It has no chance in hell, but they’re pushing for it. They have been since January. It supposedly aimed at…

Border officials gearing up for record number of migrants traveling as families to try to enter US

The U.S. government is gearing up for a record number of migrants traveling as families to either cross its southern border illegally or claim asylum at a port of entry this year, a senior Homeland Security official told Fox News on Monday. That revelation comes on the heels of a Wall Street Journal report that cites an internal…

Nancy Pelosi Just Showed She’s A Helluva Weak Speaker Over Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitism Fiasco

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has Democrats running for the Pepto-Bismol again. She once again peddled an anti-Semitic talking point, this time heaving insinuating that those who support Israel have dual loyalty (via Washington Examiner): Rep. Ilhan Omar has intensified her claims that some Jewish lawmakers have a dual loyalty to Israel, rejecting criticism from Democratic colleagues…

No Border Crisis? Even This WaPo Reporter Said February’s Illegal Alien Apprehension Numbers Were ‘Bonkers’

For weeks, the liberal media, the Democratic Party, and pro-open borders activists have tried to disseminate the narrative that there is no border crisis, that there’s no invasion, and that the Trump administration’s immigration enforcement agenda is grounded in racism. They don’t want a wall, though they’re totally fine with the Green New Deal, which…

AOC’s Chief of Staff Funneled Big Money From PACs to Private Corporations to Hide Donations

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY) chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabart, allegedly created multiple LLCs to funnel campaign contributions from various political action committees (PACs), a Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaint from the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) said. According to the NLPC, Chakrabarti’s entity, Brand New Congress LLC, ‘served as a “cutout,’ for at least…

With Omar Refusing To Apologize For Anti-Semitic Remarks, House Dems Could Be Voting On Resolution Rebuking Her

She’s not budging. No sir, she’s not going to apologize for her remarks that some have rightfully taken to be viciously anti-Semitic. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) once again got slapped with this accusation, which isn’t her first time, over her remarks where she accused pro-Israel lawmakers of having an allegiance to a foreign country. Yeah,…

Jason Chaffetz: Michael Cohen says he’s a fool – No one can argue with that

Asked by Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., how he sees himself, President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen responded Wednesday that he sees himself as “a fool.” At least we know he told the truth in answering that question. In a pointless hearing in which Cohen testified before the House Oversight and Reform Committee making multiple unproven accusations against President Trump, the public…

Things Fall Apart: Nuclear Summit Abruptly Ends Without Agreement

The nuclear summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un fell apart Thursday when the parties failed to reach a deal over the issue of sanctions relief. In a news conference Trump explained the meeting ended abruptly because of Kim’s insistence on lifting sanctions without committing to the elimination of his country’s…

Trump shakes hands with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at start of Hanoi summit

President Trump praised his “good relationship” with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he believes North Korea has “tremendous economic potential” as both leaders begin talks for their second summit in Vietnam amid the denuclearization stalemate. Trump and Kim exchanged handshakes and laughs at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi on Wednesday and briefly spoke to reporters…

Home Depot misses profit estimates, shares fall

Home DepotOpens a New Window. shares are under pressure after the company missed Wall Street estimates on profitOpens a New Window., revenue and same-store sales on Tuesday. The numbers may have been impacted by rising U.S. home prices weakening housing demand and construction activity. Last month, home sales fell to their lowest in more than three years.…