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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Capitol Hill, January 25, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters)The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate warned the Justice Department on Friday not to give the Trump administration a “sneak preview” of special counsel House Speaker and Senate Minority Leader  The special counsel’s report marks the [...]

President Donald Trump looks on during the extended bilateral meeting with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un during the second North Korea-U.S. summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 28, 2019. (Leah Millis/REUTERS)President Trump announced Friday that he had cancelled new sanctions on North Korea. It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale [...]

Mueller Report Delivered to Attorney General

Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in 2013. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday evening delivered a report to attorney general William Barr detailing his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Barr will now be tasked with deciding what information from the report will [...]

Party on, Darth

David Rossmer and Steve Rosen in The Other Josh Cohen(Caitlin McNaney) f you can resist a musical comedy that contains the line “Ladies and Gentlemen, Mister Darth Vader!” then you’re stronger than me. The Other Josh Cohen, currently playing off Broadway, is funnier and stranger than The Star Wars Holiday Special, skittering madly from jokes [...]

Jewish worshippers at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City, September 16, 2018. (Ammar Awad/REUTERS) t never fails. Whenever a Republican president makes a controversial or contentious move to support Israel — such as moving the American embassy to Jerusalem or yesterday’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights — you’ll see various [...]

Tina Tchen, former chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama, listens at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., May 27, 2014. (Jonathan Ernst/REUTERS) The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has hired Tina Tchen, a former Obama staffer who recently tried to intervene in the Jussie Smollett hate-crime-hoax case on the actor’s behalf, [...]

President Donald Trump arrives at Akron-Canton airport in Canton, Ohio, March 20, 2019 (Carlos Barria/Reuters) fter throwing out 70 years of U.S. strategy on Jerusalem and then trashing his predecessor’s Iran nuclear deal, Donald Trump has found a new way to outrage the foreign-policy establishment. With a single tweet in which he stated his intention [...]

Two American Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

U.S troops at a base in Logar province, Afghanistan, August 4, 2018 (Omar Sobhani/Reuters)Two U.S. service-members were killed while conducting an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, according to the NATO-led military coalition in Kabul. “The incident is under investigation and we have no additional information to provide,” a spokesperson for Operation Resolute Support told CNN. The operation reportedly took [...]

Conservatives Concerned with Conservatism

(Jonathan Bachman/Reuters) ike Yuval Levin, I agree with a great deal in the social-conservative manifesto First Things has published. Conservatism can’t go back to its state circa 2015. Conservatism over the last generation has done too much to defend, celebrate, and advance “individual autonomy” and not enough to do the same for our society’s mediating [...]

President Donald Trump speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., January 14, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/REUTERS)President Trump on Friday accused Democrats of being “anti-Jewish” when asked about top Democratic presidential candidates’ refusal to attend the upcoming American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference. “The Democrats have proven to be anti-Israel, [...]

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