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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, host Charlie Sykes discusses the Mueller investigation’s first year, the widespread misinterpretation by the media of President Trump’s remarks regarding sanctuary cities, illegal immigrants, and MS-13 gang members, and cultural appropriation. The Daily Standard podcast is sponsored by the Dollar Shave Club. Try their $5 starter box (a $15
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“Some missions are not a choice.” The best intentions often come back to haunt you. “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – FALLOUT” finds Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise – “Top Gun,” “American Made,” “The Mummy”) and his IMF team (Alec Baldwin – “Saturday Night Live,” “The Boss Baby,” “Beetlejuice,” Simon Pegg – “Star Trek,” “Ready Player One,” Ving
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In this latest episode, the Substandard previews the blockbusters of Summer 2018—what are we looking forward to most? And what were the great movie summers of our past? JVL’s son is already talking like an MLB player. Sonny reveals his star-rating system. Vic discovers corn hole. Plus problems pronouncing “Ethan Hunt”! The Substandard is sponsored
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Millennials are more likely than older Americans to take a vacation this summer than last summer, based on their household finances, according to a new survey from Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), the leading Travel Commerce Platform. The 2018 Travelport U.S. Vacation Survey of approximately 1500 U.S. residents reveals Millennials (ages 18-34 years old) are most likely to
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The mayor of Los Angeles – expected to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – is using his political ties in Hollywood to fundraise across the nation, Politico reports. Eric Garcetti, 47, is “drawing small-state parties across state lines and offering them an opportunity to tap into one of the nation’s most lucrative donor bases,
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The U.S. has done more than any other nation to help the hungry around the world. We are by far the largest donor to the World Food Program. Additionally, we provide more than $2 billion in food assistance through programs such as Food for Peace and the International Disaster Assistance account. Indeed, since President Eisenhower established America’s first
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The team of FBI agents supporting Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation remains as much of a mystery as the special counsel’s probe itself, Politico reports. On this, the one-year anniversary of Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign team and Russia, Politico has identified the agents who have been operating in obscurity.
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Sgt. Artie Muller, Founder & Executive Director with grandson Gavin. (photographer: Lee Stalsworth) (Rolling Thunder, Inc.) This year is the organization’s 31stdemonstration in support of POW/MIA and Veterans’ Issues. Speakers for this year include John LeBoutillier, former Congressman New York’s 6th district; Robert Steele, Chief Enabling Officer of Earth Intelligence Network; Chris Noel, Actress; Anoop Pakash, Director of Retail Development
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One year ago—on May 17, 2017—Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein signed Order 3915-2017. To “ensure a full and thorough investigation of the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election,” he appointed former FBI director Robert Mueller to be special counsel for the Department of Justice to inquire into “any links and/or coordination
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The news behind the news on the president, administration and everything that happens in the White House is always in …  The White House Daily Chronicles. note: this post is updated throughout the day as events warrant See all of the daily White House Daily Chronicles HERE. Presidential Itinerary – the details President Donald Trump will receive his daily
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The wedding, this weekend, of Britain’s Prince Harry and the American actress Meghan Markle has already generated a number of Pavlovian, and entirely predictable, responses. A surprisingly large percentage of the American public takes an interest in the comings and goings of the British royal family—especially its marriages and (in recent decades) divorces—and this, in
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It’s hard to remember, but when deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein one year ago Thursday created the office of the special counsel there was a near-universal sense that Rosenstein’s selection to head the probe, Robert Mueller, was the right man for the job. Jason Chaffetz, then the Republican chairman of the House Oversight committee who
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House lawmakers passed a $52 billion veterans package Wednesday that would overhaul outside medical care options for veterans, Military Times reported. The White House touted the Mission Act as helping “to ensure that veterans choose the V.A. by getting them the right care at the right time with the right provider.” It is expected to move quickly
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was on a two-day visit to New York City, home of the nation’s largest public school district, but didn’t tour a single public school, raising eyebrows the city’s department of education. According to the New York Daily News, DeVos, an outspoken supporter of school choice, school vouchers and charter schools, wrapped
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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump’s plan to lower drug prices, calling it “the most far- reaching comprehensive plan to get at drug-price reduction in American history.” “In terms of those critics, they can’t read and listen and they’re not understanding,” Azar told Erin Burnett on CNN. “The
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday hammered California for its so-called sanctuary immigration policies, in what appeared to be his latest push to embolden his base leading into the midterm elections. As the debate over immigration heats up on Capitol Hill, Trump surrounded himself with mayors, sheriffs and other local leaders from California who oppose the
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President Donald Trump is “the most pro-Israel president in U.S. history” — bucking global critics by moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, abandoning the Iran nuclear deal, and backing Israeli military operations in Syria, a prominent Israeli columnist says. In an opinion piece for The Jerusalem Post, Caroline Glick lauds Trump for understanding that having
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on the Senate to confirm Gina Haspel as CIA director after she was endorsed by the Senate Intelligence Committee, tweeting that “we need her to keep our great country safe.” “She is exceptionally qualified,” Trump said in his post: Gina Haspel is one step closer to leading our
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to consider prosecuting the Democratic mayor of Oakland, California, over her February heads-up to illegal immigrants about a federal enforcement raid. Trump said Mayor Libby Schaaf’s decision to warn her constituents ahead of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid amounted to “obstruction of justice.” The
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Google’s parent company Alphabet is offering U.S.-based political groups free cyber protection ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, The Hill reports. Project Shield, run by Jigsaw, is a free service that protects sites from Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks. The service has been available to journalists, election boards and human rights groups for several
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