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  • Poll: Support for Trump tax law increasing

    01/17/2018 7:44:46 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | Jan 17, 2018
    Support for the new tax law is increasing, according to a new poll, though it still isn't favored by a majority. The poll, conducted for The New York Times, found that 46 percent of respondents strongly or somewhat support the plan, up from 37 percent in December.
  • President Trump Announces 'Fake News' Award Winners

    01/17/2018 6:11:39 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies ^ | January 17, 2018 | Lauretta Brown
    President Trump announced the big winners of his highly anticipated “Fake News Awards” Wednesday. The New York Times topped the list with Paul Krugman’s claim that the economy would never recover from Trump’s victory. The GOP website post listing the awards crashed moments after President Trump tweeted the link likely due to the high volume of traffic. And the FAKE NEWS winners are...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 18, 2018 ABC, CNN, Time, and the Washington Post all won big awards.The list of eleven fake news reports include that time CNN edited a video to make it look as...
  • Federal Judge Upholds Alabama Voter ID Law

    01/17/2018 2:28:37 PM PST · by FreedomPoster · 28 replies
    Southern Political Report ^ | Jan 17, 2018 | Hans von Spakovsky
    A federal judge in Alabama has thrown out a lawsuit against the state’s voter ID law, finding that the law doesn’t prevent anyone from voting because “nearly the entire population of registered voters in Alabama already possess a photo ID that can be used for voting.” For those who don’t, obtaining a qualifying ID can be done “with little to no effort and no cost.” In 2011, the Alabama legislature passed a photo ID requirement for both in-person and absentee voting. The law was enacted in an effort to strengthen voter confidence and to reduce the potential for voter fraud...
  • Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

    01/17/2018 12:28:34 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 17, 2018 | Staff
    WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration, criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal as “horrible” on border security and “very, very weak” on reforms for the legal immigration system. The Senate proposal -- aimed at addressing Democrats’ demands for protections for young adults dubbed “Dreamers” brought to the United States illegally as children -- fell far short of what most Republicans believe needs to happen, Trump told Reuters in an interview. “It’s the opposite of what I campaigned for,” Trump said.
  • LIVE: Press Secretary Sarah Sanders URGENT White House Press Briefing on Trump Fake News Awards

    01/17/2018 10:01:30 AM PST · by Revel · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1-17-18 | Golden State Times
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  • ‘Might as Well Roll It Straight Into the Trash Can’: Tom Cotton Shoots Down Expansive ‘Gang of Six’

    01/17/2018 8:32:43 AM PST · by Cheerio · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Jan 2018 | John Binder
    FULL TITLE:‘Might as Well Roll It Straight Into the Trash Can’: Tom Cotton Shoots Down Expansive ‘Gang of Six’ DACA Amnesty The “Gang of Six” amnesty for millions of illegal aliens shielded from deportation by the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program should be rolled “straight into the trash can,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) says. On Wednesday, a group of six pro-amnesty Senators will roll out their expansive immigration amnesty plan that would not only give a pathway to U.S. citizenship beginning with 3.5 million DACA and DACA-eligible illegal aliens but also give amnesty to the parents...
  • SARA CARTER: Fusion GPS *Still* Taking Money From Secret Donors For Trump-Russia Witch Hunt

    Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the discredited Steele dossier, is still investigating alleged ties between President Trump and Russia, reports Fox News contributor Sara A. Carter. Sara Carter reports: What's not known is who is paying for the continuing research? Fusion GPS officials could not be reached immediately for comment. […] Rep. Ron DeSantis, a Florida Republican and Chairman of the National Security Subcommittee, sent a letter last week to House Speaker Paul Ryan, asking him to direct Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes , R-CA to declassify documents given to the committee related to the...
  • Former "High-Level" CIA Agent Warns "Terrified" Deep State Wants President Trump "Taken Out" (VIDEO)

    01/17/2018 1:26:56 AM PST · by · 50 replies
    gatewaypundit ^ | January 16, 2018 | Joshua Caplan
    Shipp was a CIA Anti Terrorism expert and was assigned as a protective agent for the Director of Central Intelligence. He is the recipient of a Medallion for overseas covert operations, two CIA Meritorious Unit Citations and three Exceptional Performance Awards. Zerohedge published a partial transcript of Ship's comments made to's Greg Hunter: "They are terrified, they are terrified right now. They did not expect Trump to do what he is doing now. The reason they tried to get him even before he was elected is they knew he was uncontrollable, and they knew if he got in there,...
  • (Wisconsin) Special election: Jarchow (Rep) out to early lead

    01/16/2018 6:56:46 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 44 replies
    Hudson-Star Observer ^ | Jan 16, 2018 | Mike Longaecker
    Early returns showed Republican Adam Jarchow claiming a lead over Democrat Patty Schachtner in Tuesday’s 10th Senate District special election.
  • Trump did ‘exceedingly well’ on a cognitive test, top White House doctor says

    01/16/2018 2:52:38 PM PST · by EBH · 73 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/19/2018
    At the president’s request, Jackson said that he reviewed a number of cognitive tests and then administered the Montreal Cognitive Assessment during Trump’s first presidential physical exam on Friday afternoon at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The 10-minute exam is designed to detect mild cognitive impairment, generally in older patients. Trump answered all 30 questions correctly, Jackson said. The test includes asking a patient to name several animals, draw a clock with the hands at a certain time, copy a cube and recall a short list of words, among others. Jackson said he has “no indication whatsoever that he...
  • White House doctor: 'No concerns' about Trump's cognitive ability

    01/16/2018 1:58:00 PM PST · by Innovative · 53 replies
    CNN ^ | Jan. 16, 2018 | Kevin Liptak
    President Donald Trump asked the White House doctor to perform a cognitive exam during his physical last week, despite the doctor's determination that such testing wasn't necessary. "I have no concerns about his cognitive ability," Dr. Ronny Jackson told reporters on Tuesday. He said the testing was conducted at the President's wishes, and the results were normal.
  • Pres. Trump to CNN’s Jim Acosta: ‘Out’

    01/16/2018 1:29:43 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 141 replies
    Pres. Trump to CNN’s Jim Acosta: ‘Out’ By A.J. Katz on Jan. 16, 2018 - 3:06 Jim Acosta was instructed to leave the Oval Office by Pres. Trump on what washis second day as CNN chief White House correspondent. The veteran reporter along with other members of the press, were allowed inside the Oval Office during a meeting between Pres. Trump and Nursultan Nazarbayev the president of Kazakhstan. When White House press aides started asking the press to leave, Acosta, whose contentious relationship with the Trump White House has been well-documented, tried to get in a few final questions. “Did...
  • U.S. oil industry set to break record, upend global trade

    01/16/2018 11:46:58 AM PST · by BeauBo · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | JANUARY 16, 2018 | Liz Hampton
    Surging shale production is poised to push U.S. oil output to more than 10 million barrels per day - toppling a record set in 1970 and crossing a threshold few could have imagined even a decade ago. And this new record, expected within days, likely won’t last long. The U.S. government forecasts that the nation’s production will climb to 11 million barrels a day by late 2019, a level that would rival Russia, the world’s top producer.
  • Trump asks Supreme Court to overturn DACA program

    01/16/2018 11:36:23 AM PST · by jazusamo · 68 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 16, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn this month’s stunning ruling by a lower court that found the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty legal — yet also ruled the Trump administration’s effort to phase out the program was illegal.
  • Here Are The Democrats Boycotting The State Of The Union Because Trump Is A Liar And A Racist

    01/16/2018 10:02:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 92 replies ^ | January 16, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    President Donald J. Trump is set to deliver the State of the Union on January 30. To no one’s surprise, a few Democrats will be boycotting the event. Well, five total—all the typical loudmouths of the Democratic Party.1. Frederica Wilson (D-FL)2. Maxine Waters (D-CA)3. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.)4. John Lewis (D-GA)5. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)Lewis thinks Trump is a racist after the “s**thole countries remark”: Lewis, 77, said he cannot go forward with attending the address to Congress, after what President Donald Trump "has said about so many Americans... I wouldn't be honest with myself."He also told NBC News he believes...
  • Bannon Is Subpoenaed in Mueller’s Russia Investigation

    01/16/2018 9:07:04 AM PST · by janetjanet998 · 85 replies
    WASHINGTON — Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist, was subpoenaed last week by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, to testify before a grand jury as part of the investigation into possible links between Mr. Trump’s associates and Russia, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
  • Trump to PC: “No More!” (This is great!)

    01/16/2018 7:12:15 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 58 replies ^ | Myron Magnet
    Two op-eds in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal and one on this website brilliantly call attention to aspects of the vast political and cultural change, still in its early stages, that is gathering force in this country as inexorably as the spring thaw breaks up a frozen river, first as a trickle and then a torrent. Donald Trump figures in all three stories. He is at once a cause and an effect of the change—the Tea Party movement embodied and in power, and as much a rejection of the existing order of things as the mob that swarmed onto British...
  • Developing: Senate Judiciary Cte Discovers “Credible Evidence of a CRIME” Committed by Steele (tr)

    01/16/2018 7:21:41 AM PST · by mojito · 61 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/16/2018 | Christina Laila
    ...It is now being reported by Paul Sperry of The New York post that the Senate Judiciary Committee has discovered “credible evidence of a CRIME” committed by Christopher Steele in his dealings with the FBI. Paul Sperry of The New York Post first ripped Robert Mueller. “If Mueller knew Steele lied to the FBI & still used him as a source in his probe (he reportedly sent his team over to London for a dossier briefing) — like he ignored his senior investigators Strzok’s & Page’s anti-Trump bias –then Mueller’s judgment is even worse than imagined,” Sperry tweeted.
  • Poll gives Laxalt advantage in Nevada’s governor race

    01/16/2018 1:26:32 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 19 replies
    review journaL ^ | Jan 14, 2018 | Colton Lochhead
    An internal poll from Republican Adam Laxalt’s gubernatorial campaign shows him well in front of primary opponent Treasurer Dan Schwartz, by a margin of 66 percent to 7 percent. The poll showed Laxalt ahead but in a tighter race for the general election against both major Democratic candidates. It had Laxalt up six points on Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, by a percent margin of 44-38, and ahead of Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani by a percent margin of 45-34. Laxalt, Nevada’s attorney general, has been endorsed by Vice President Mike Pence and a slew of Republican governors including Arizona’s...
  • APA Tells Psychiatrists: Stop Analyzing Trump With 'Armchair Psychiatry'

    01/15/2018 5:23:07 PM PST · by onyx · 63 replies
    NEWSMAX ^ | SUNDAY, JANUARY, 14, 2018 | By Wanda Carruthers
    The American Psychiatric Association (APA) cautioned its members and all psychiatrists against using "armchair psychiatry" as a "political tool" when it came to the mental fitness of President Donald Trump, the Washington Free Beacon reported Friday. "We at the APA call for an end to psychiatrists providing professional opinions in the media about public figures whom they have not examined, whether it be on cable news appearances, books, or in social media," the organization said in a statement issued this week.