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Lindsey Graham: Kavanaugh Treatment Was ‘Despicable,’ Nominee Will Be ‘Tested but Not Abused’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said on Wednesday at the Family Research Council’s Values Voter Summit that President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to nominate a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and vowed that the hearing to vet the nominee…
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What the Supreme Court Fight Means for the Senate Majority

The struggle over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement on the Supreme Court could help propel Democrats to the brink of a Senate majority in November’s election. But whether it lifts them over that threshold could turn on the terms of the confirmation fight. Given the nature…

Senate Report Confirms Suspected Impeachment ‘Whistleblower’ Met With Ukrainian Prosecutors

The findings of a Senate GOP investigation confirmed Wednesday that Eric Ciaramella, believed to be the “whistleblower” who sparked the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, participated in an Obama White House meeting with Ukrainian prosecutors in January 2016. 0…

Senate GOP Probe: Hunter Biden’s Work for Burisma ‘Cast Shadow’ on Obama-Era Anti-Corruption Efforts in Ukraine 

A GOP probe found that Hunter Biden’s work for Ukrainian company Burisma “did interfere in the efficient execution” of Obama-era U.S. policy. 0…
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The Election Is Already Under Way in America’s Courts

Although the election is not technically until November 3, election season is already well under way—most significantly in the dozens of election-litigation cases that are determining how people can vote, whether they can vote, and whether their votes will be counted. In the many cases…

Obama-Biden National Security Adviser: Trump Peace Deal Sends ‘Shock Waves Through Tehran’

A former national security adviser to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden praised the Israel peace deal brokered by President Trump to an Iranian opposition group on Friday. 0…

Jill Biden’s First Husband Backs Trump: ‘I Was Betrayed by the Bidens,’ Claims Their Love Story a Lie

Dr. Jill Biden’s first husband spoke up this week publicly for the first time in decades, announcing he is voting for President Donald Trump instead of his ex-wife’s husband, Democrat Joe Biden. 0…

Ginsburg in 2016: President’s ‘Power’ to Fill SCOTUS for ‘Four Years, Not Three Years’

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg argued in 2016 that the United States Senate should respect that a president’s constitutional power is for “four years, not three years,” when considering Supreme Court appointments.  0…
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Can Democrats Stop the Nomination?

Anyone confidently predicting one way or another whether Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can seat a new justice on the Supreme Court is blustering. Here is the only thing that’s certain: The coming fight will not be resolved by principle—no matter how senators talk or…

Haim Saban to Spend Heavily for Joe Biden; Attended Trump’s White House Peace Ceremony

Billionaire left-wing megadonor and Hollywood mogul Haim Saban said Tuesday that he and his wife will be spending heavily to elect Democrats in 2020 — even though President Donald Trump brought about peace deals in the Middle East. 0…

Barack Obama: 2020 Election Bigger than Joe Biden

Former President Barack Obama argued Monday the nature of American democracy itself was at stake in the 2020 election, not just the political future of his former Vice President Joe Biden. 0…
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Is This How Biden Blows It?

Last weekend, Philippe Reines walked over to Ron Klain’s house in Washington, D.C., to hand off his Donald Trump outfit: the suit, the shoes with the lifts, the shirt, the long red tie, the cufflinks. Just in case. When the former Hillary Clinton aide stored…

Donald Trump: ‘I’m So Angry at Republicans’ for Slow Investigations

“Does anything happen? Nothing happens,” Trump continued. “I’m so angry at Republicans. I am. I’m so angry.” 0…

Report: Suburbs Are More Diverse Under Trump than Obama

Despite claims that President Trump wants to keep suburbia white, diversity in those neighborhoods has increased under his administration. 0…

Carrie Severino: SCOTUS Nomination Precedent Is on Trump’s Side

Informal precedent set by previous presidents supports President Donald Trump making a nomination to the Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, explained Carrie Severino, president of the Judicial Crisis Network, offering her remarks on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex…

Elizabeth Warren: They ‘Must Honor’ RBG’s Wish After Demanding Senate ‘Do Its Job’ in 2016

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said the Senate “must honor” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s wish to be replaced after a new president is elected, despite demanding the Senate to “do its job” by holding confirmation hearings and voting on former President Barack Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland,…

‘Biden Rule’: GOP Seizes on Democrat Nominee’s Historical Ambiguity to Justify Filling Ginsburg Seat

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democrat nominee for president, did not bring up the so-called “Biden Rule” during a speech on Sunday when he demanded the U.S. Senate preserve until after the upcoming election the Supreme Court vacancy resulting from the death of Associate…
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A Dangerous Moment for the Court

The Supreme Court seems strangely immune to the bitterness that plagues our politics. Even now, when Americans can no longer agree on basic facts, the Court’s relative popularity has endured. Following Donald Trump’s 2016 election, the Court has what may be its most conservative majority…
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Mensa Mirabilis: Trump’s three Peace Prizes

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 has just been announced, one month ahead of schedule. The prize committee abruptly terminated its annual deliberations at 7:30pm, Oslo time, on Tuesday evening, September 15, immediately following the conclusion of the Middle East peace agreements signed at the…

Lisa Murkowski: ‘Same Standard Must Apply’ as in 2016 to Fill SCOTUS Seat

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) stated Sunday that the “same standard must apply” to fill the Supreme Court vacancy as it did in 2016. 0…

Jeff Flake: Republicans ‘Should Hold the Same Position’ as in 2016 on SCOTUS Vacancy

Former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said Saturday that Republicans “should hold the same position” they did in 2016 to decide who should fill the Supreme Court vacancy. 0…

Despite Threats of Riot and Mayhem, Nomination of Ginsburg’s Replacement Should Proceed

Everything is much louder now, isn’t it? With the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week, conservatives observed a moment of respectful circumspection, but the Left instantly reached for its high-octane stuff and went to town. A bunch of the Excitable Ones descended on…
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The Immigrants Who Created New Possibilities

Of the many questions at stake in this fall’s election, one of the less obvious is this: Will the United States remain a country where someone like Barack Obama or Kamala Harris—a person of color with immigrant parents—is likely to be born? The answer depends,…

Donald Trump Jokes: ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden Will Get ‘Big Fat Shot in the Ass’ Before Debate

“Don’t underestimate him, look, he’s been doing this for 47 years,” Trump said. “You never know. They give him a big fat shot in the ass and he comes out, and for two hours he’s better than ever before.” 0…

Donald Trump to GOP: Filling Supreme Court Vacancy an Obligation to Voters

President Donald Trump urged Republicans on Saturday to act quickly to confirm a new Supreme Court Justice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 0…

Barack Obama Suggests Delay of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Replacement Until After Election

Former President Barack Obama inserted himself Friday night in the political fight over former Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement. 0…

Mitch McConnell: President Trump’s Nominee to Replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Receive Senate Vote

“President Trump’s nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the United States Senate,” McConnell wrote in a statement sent to reporters. 0…
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What Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death Means for America

A furious battle over a Supreme Court vacancy is arguably the last thing the United States needed right now. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg today represents a devastating loss for feminists who held up the 87-year-old as an icon of women’s rights, and…

Donald Trump Announces Plan to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing to Puerto Rico

“We used to have pharmaceutical manufacturing at levels that few places had and a lot of it has left Puerto Rico and we’re going to bring that back,” Trump said, pointing to the growing movement to return drug manufacturing back from countries like China. 0…

Barack Obama Finishes 768 Page-Long Volume One of his Memoirs

Former President Barack Obama announced Thursday he had finished volume one of his memoirs, all 768 pages of it. 0…