A Forbes report alleging that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross “grifted” more than $120 million from former business partners has been widely slammed for relying heavily on anonymous sources and being laced with “petty” accusations, raising questions of whether the magazine’s Chinese owners were ultimately bashing Ross for his tough pro-American stance in trade talks with
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Younger doctors who are flirting with support of government-run health care should consider some hard facts—including the unfortunate results such control would likely have for patients and doctors themselves. They should also look at the recent raw experience of Britain with a government-controlled health care system. But first, let’s look at the most serious plan
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Republican National Committee spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany blasted House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., calling her a “gift” to the GOP. Her comments came during a Tuesday interview on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.” “Well, the message of Republicans is: Defeat Nancy Pelosi,” she said. “This has been a constant for us going back to 2010
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“Many @harleydavidson owners plan to boycott the company if manufacturing moves overseas,” President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday. “Great! Most other companies are coming in our direction, including Harley competitors. A really bad move! U.S. will soon have a level playing field, or better.” The spat with Harley-Davidson began in June when the company announced
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More women than ever are running for elected office in 2018. The surge is attributable to the potent confluence of factors: Hillary Clinton’s loss—to Donald Trump of all people—as well as the new feminism that has emerged from the #MeToo movement. Early this year, Emily’s List announced 36,000 women were seeking executive-level statewide office and
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On Tuesday night, the 2018 election will head north: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Vermont, and Connecticut will all hold important primaries. And these primaries, despite spanning only four small- to medium-sized states, have it all. There’s intra-party fights on the right and the left, retired politicians trying to make a comeback, huge political names, Obama-to-Trump and Romney-to-Clinton
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has no business not recusing himself from the Department of Justice’s Russia investigation, attorney Alan Dershowitz said Monday. Dershowitz was on Fox News and said Rosenstein should not be overseeing the special counsel probe led by Robert Mueller. “He is a witness in this case,” Dershowitz said. “The idea that
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President Donald Trump and his allies have recently touted the existence of nondisclosure agreements with White House employees as a response to estranged former employee Omarosa Manigault Newman’s attacks on Trump. The NDAs were first revealed by the Washington Post last March and later confirmed by the New York Times. The Times’ story indicated that
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  by Hanna Bogorowski Billionaire hedge fund manager Tom Steyer is hoping an additional donation of $10 million to two of his organizations, ones with goals to impeach President Donald Trump, will help flip the House in favor of the Democrats in November. Steyer made his announcement Monday in a livestream for participants of his Need to Impeach organization,
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  Federal Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 45 illegal aliens in the Houston area for violating U.S. immigration laws during a five-day enforcement action, which ended Friday. The local enforcement operation targeted at-large criminal aliens, many of whom had absconded from prior immigration proceedings. Of
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The firing of FBI agent Peter Strzok is “long overdue,” said Reps. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Mark Meadows, R-N.C. on Monday. McCarthy, the House majority leader, simply tweeted “long overdue.” “Peter Strzok was fired because of what his own text messages plainly showed: He was willing to use his official FBI position to try and
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Before Sunday, it had been 10 summers since Tiger Woods celebrated making his final putt of a major with his signature fist pump. Even for him, most tournaments conclude without much emotion: making a quiet putt for par, doffing his cap, and shaking hands with his playing partner and the caddies. The mechanical procedure approximates
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Posted by: R. Mitchell in US News August 13, 2018 Peter Strzok’s lawyer Aitan Goelman released the following statement Monday morning in which he announces details of his client’s firing from the FBI. Late Friday afternoon, the Deputy Director of the FBI overruled the FBI’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) and departed from established precedent by
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Nobody is bigger than the United States of America. No big power more appreciates small powers. No small state will find a better friend than the United States. The Bigness of Smallness  In an era of great power competition, “small” matters a good deal. Little nations are not sand to be ground between the great
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The U.S. economy has been doing well since Donald Trump settled into the Oval Office. Most recently, he celebrated second quarter GDP growth of 4.1%. Meanwhile, things are not going so well for President Xi Jinping’s China. Cracks are widening for China’s economy. Its second quarter GDP growth, officially reported as 6.7%, is slowing markedly.
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Special counsel Robert Mueller has nothing on President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, maintained Monday morning. “I’ve been through everything; I’ve talked to the president,” Giuliani told Fox News’ “Fox and Friends.” “The president’s an honest man. He did nothing wrong…throughout this, he’s said ‘give them the documents.'” Giuliani, the former mayor
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