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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that she and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) are the “voices for winning” back a Democratic majority in Congress in the 2018 midterm elections.In a San Francisco interview, Pelosi discussed the Democratic Party’s hopes of taking back the majority from Republicans, who have held the House since 2010 and Senate since 2014.“We’re the voices, the Senate leader and I are the voices for winning those races in [the] House and the Senate, ...
It appears Trump Jr.'s email will do a little more damage than some believe. Despite being "vague and inconclusive," WSJ reports that "during routine tracking of Russian espionage" intel agencies "detected conversations in 2015" in which Russian government officials discussed associates of Donald Trump, according to current and former U.S. officials.As The Hill reports, American intelligence intercepts recorded members of the Russian government talking about Donald Trump and his allies months be ...
Vice President Mike Pence sought Tuesday to distance himself from the snowballing scandal over possible collusion with Russian election interference that increasingly threatens President Donald Trump.After Trump's son Donald Jr. admitted to meeting a Russian lawyer offering dirt on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton last June, Pence declared in a statement that he knew nothing of the meeting -- which took place well before he became Trump's running mate in the election."The vice president is worki ...
The left is currently in control of the mainstream press, academia, Silicon Valley, Madison Avenue and the entertainment industry.These cultural institutions shape our society, but the political makeup of their populations do not accurately reflect this nation.To simplify, the country is more or less divided between conservatives and liberals, but the left is vastly over-represented in the cultural establishment.The mainstream press is overwhelmingly biased towards the Democratic party and hosti ...
Last night, just as the Russian-collusion hysteria was reaching a new fevered pitch on the back of reports that Donald Trump Jr. took a meeting with a Russian-born lawyer who promised juicy opposition research on Hillary Clinton, we took the opportunity to ask which was more disturbing: (i) that Jr. sought opposition research on his father's political opponent (a rather common, if utterly detestable, practice among politicians) or (ii) that various members of the Obama administration may have ve ...
U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Treasury official Randal Quarles to be the Federal Reserve's top banking regulator, the White House said on Monday.If confirmed by the Senate, Quarles would be the first vice chair of supervision at the Fed, a role created after the 2008 financial crisis but never filled during the Obama administration.Quarles is viewed as an industry-friendly figure who will likely listen to banks that have complained about the impact of regulations implement ...
Former President Barack Obama officially returns to political activity this week when he headlines a private fundraiser for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee in Washington, Politico reported on Monday.Since ending his tenure as president, Obama has released several statements defending Obamacare, backed Tom Perez in his bid to become Democratic National Committee chairman and subtly criticized President Donald Trump in several speeches, but Thursday's event will mark his first over ...
Former FBI Director James Comey's memos of conversations he had with President Donald Trump about the agency's Russia investigation contained classified information, according to officials familiar with the documents, The Hill reported Sunday.Comey reportedly kept seven memos of nine conversations with Trump, and four were marked "secret" or "confidential," according to sources. Though it's been known Comey wrote the memos, this is the first report of how many there were.If true, Comey could hav ...
President Trump said Thursday that he agreed Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential race and slammed former President Barack Obama for doing nothing about it, saying he didn’t “choke” but made a political decision.The president said Mr. Obama ignored Russian meddling in the election because he thought, as did most people, that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton was going to win the election.“The reason is he thought Hillary was going to win. If he thought I was going to win, he would have do ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday raised the possibility that Republicans might not be able to repeal and replace Obamacare but said that action will be needed to stabilize healthcare markets."Unfortunately, this healthcare issue has been a very divisive and partisan issue," the Kentucky Republican said at a Rotary Club meeting in Paducah, The Western Kentucky Star reports."If my side is unable to agree on an adequate replacement, then some kind of action with regard to private ...
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