Austin City Council Joins the ‘Defund the Police’ Movement

The Austin City Council voted unanimously on Thursday in favor of a new city budget that sees an estimated $150 million in planned cuts to the Austin Police Department. About $20 million will be immediately removed from the department’s funding, according to the Austin American-Statesman. The vote took place after the city council listen to hours…

President Trump Announces Historic Peace Deal Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

President Trump announced Thursday morning that the United Arab Emirates has officially recognized Israel as a legitimate country in the Middle East and both governments will move forward with normalized relations. This includes the establishment of “reciprocal embassies” in each country. The agreement will be called the “Abraham Accord.” “President Donald J. Trump, Prime Minister…

Trump Responds to Harris Pick: She Was My Number One Choice

Speaking from the White House Tuesday evening, President Trump said Senator Kamala Harris was his “number one pick” as Joe Biden’s vice presidential candidate and briefly detailed her record on a number of issues. “[She’s] a person that’s told many many stories that weren’t true. She’s very big into raising taxes. She wants to slash…

Don’t Forget: Tulsi Delivered a Blow to Kamala’s Presidential Campaign Over One Issue

Even though Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has been tapped as former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate, there was a point in time when she was gunning to be the leader of the free world. She continually portrayed herself as this “progressive prosecutor,” but her record was frequently called into question. One of the most…

Carmen Best, Seattle’s top cop, emails resignation notice to officers: report

Carmen Best, the Seattle police chief, emailed her resignation notice late Monday, hours after the city council made good on its promise to approve sweeping proposals that would cut about 100 officers and slash the department’s budget. Best’s email, which was obtained by Jason Rantz, a local radio host, said that her retirement will be effective Sept. 2. “I wanted…

Deep State: We Know Why the FBI Gave Donald Trump a Fake Briefing During the 2016 Election

So, let’s take a step back for a second. You’ve all had your suspicions about the FBI, Donald Trump, and the 2016 election. The FBI weaponized the unverified and overall garbage political opposition research document called the Trump dossier launched a counterintelligence probe into Russian collusion; the file was a Democrat-funded endeavor, by the way.…

What Sally Yates Said About Comey Was the Only Silver Lining Today…That’s Not Saying Much

Okay, Sally Yates really deployed countermeasures in today’s hearing over Obamacare, but if there was a silver lining, for lack of a better term, it was her sharp criticism of ex-FBI chief James Comey’s pursuit of Michael Flynn. Yates said that Comey went “rogue” going after the former official. Flynn was roped into the Russian…

All in Under One Minute: New Biden Clip Packed With Shocking Gaffes, Lies, and Accusations

In a short clip from an interview with presumed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, the former vice president reversed a statement about personal cognitive testing from just last month. Following a brief, rare press conference in early July, Biden faced only a few questions from reporters, most of which he seemed to have prepared for.…

Ted Cruz Corrects Mazie Hirono On the Spot After Falsely Claiming Federal Agents Were ‘Unidentifiable’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) corrected the false claim Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) made about federal officers in Portland being “unidentifiable” during her opening statement at the Senate Subcommittee on The Constitution’s “The Right of the People Peaceably to Assemble: Protecting Speech by Stopping Anarchist Violence” hearing on Tuesday. Hirono made the claim that officers deployed…

Witnesses Convinced that Cuomo Is Intentionally Hiding Actual Number of Nursing Home Deaths

The New York State Assembly and Senate gave New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker plenty of chances to tell them the number of nursing home residents who have died from COVID, but all he could muster was that he’d “get back” to them. How can that be, the lawmakers wondered. As Democrat James Skoufis noted, even…

Trump vows legal action over Nevada mail-in voting plan

President Trump on Monday morning threatened legal action over a bill passed by the Nevada legislature to send mail-in ballots to all voters ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election. The legislature on Sunday pushed through the bill despite objections from Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske, the only statewide Republican elected official, on a party-line vote. It would give Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak the power…

Why Dr. Birx Says the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Different Than in March

White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on Sunday told CNN’s Dana Bash that the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic is in a “new phase,” with infections being more widespread across the country. The virus is no longer just in population-dense urban areas. It’s now in more rural states and cities. In particular, Birx is…

Pompeo tells lawmakers the ‘tide is turning’ against China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told lawmakers Thursday that the “tide is turning” on China, as the U.S has led the push to ramp up international pressure on the communist regime on issues from property theft to international surveillance to the Chinese crackdown on freedoms in Hong Kong. “We see the Chinese Communist Party also for what it is: the central threat…

Barr Holds Nothing Back in Opening Statement Before House Judiciary Committee

Attorney General Bill Barr is set to testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday morning in what will likely be a contentious hearing, as Democrats have claimed the Department of Justice has become politicized under the AG after a number of recent cases involving people close to the president. In his opening statement, however, Barr…

Black Trump Supporter Executed in Broad Daylight in Wisconsin

A black man, well-known for his boisterous support of President Trump, was shot and killed by an unknown assailant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Thursday. Authorities say Bernell Trammell, 60, was sitting outside his publishing company when a vehicle pulled in front of the business and someone fatally shot and killed Trammell execution-style before speeding away.…

Former Chicago Bears Coach Has a Message for Kneeling Athletes

During an interview with TMZ, Former Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka shredded National Football League players that decide to kneel during the national them. According to Ditka, it’s disrespectful to “protest” against the flag and the country that has provided opportunities to professional athletes. “The whole kneeling thing in the NFL, you’ve got guys saying…

Portland mayor tear-gassed by federal agents, riot declared

A riot was declared in Portland just after midnight Thursday morning after Mayor Ted Wheeler’s tense visit with protesters— where he was booed, told to resign, given a list of demands and tear-gassed by federal agents. His visit ended with his security detail engaging in a struggle with protesters late Wednesday night as they worked to get the mayor to safety, a…