Scratching the surface, it may look bad financially. Digging deeper, his steel strategy plans for a better future for America economically and strategically. In 1945, the United States produced 72% of the world’s steel. Since then, the US’s impact on global steel production has shrunk tremendously as manufacturers have found it cheaper to outsource
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Recently rising in popularity, cryptocurrency may be one of the most intriguing “assets” in the world. Unlike many other investments, these assets have no real underlying value and are vastly different from traditional currencies, such as the euro and US dollar, which are backed by powerful central banks. These relatively new instruments have opened
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The Trump administration’s recent course correction in the strategic relationship with China—a considerable hardening unveiled last Thursday by Vice President Mike Pence—is a necessary response to Beijing’s bad behavior across several political and security issues. An example of this behavior occurred just last week, when China gave one more sign that it scoffs at international norms by
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A public block party and a “Run for the Badge” 5K race Saturday will mark the opening of Washington’s newest museum: the National Law Enforcement Museum. Eighteen years in the making, this splendid underground facility sits in Judiciary Square just across the street from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, itself a majestic site containing the names of more
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After enduring weeks of character attacks and a disgraceful media lynching, Brett Kavanaugh now sits on the Supreme Court. But some activists still aren’t letting it go. In a new assault on Kavanaugh, a liberal advocacy group has created a website called “brettkavanaugh.com.” Instead of containing accurate, truthful information about the justice’s professional credentials and
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Following the Friday release of American Pastor Andrew Brunson from Turkish custody, religious leaders and politicians celebrated the move and thanked the Trump administration for facilitating it. Here’s a sampling of reactions: Vice President Mike Pence: “Pastor Andrew Brunson is coming home! Thanks to the strong leadership of @POTUS Trump and the steadfast prayers of
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said Friday that she was “tough” on White House chief of staff John Kelly in response to a report that he called her an “impolite, arrogant woman,” last year. “Remember when @realDonaldTrump launched the illegal, bigoted Muslim ban? People were being illegally detained – a direct and flagrant violation of court
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Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, says the Senate has been damaged by the partisan process confirming Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Ernst made her comments on “The Takeout” podcast with CBS News’ Major Garrett on Thursday. She voted to confirm Kavanaugh. But when she was asked if the process damaged the Senate, she said: “Yes.” Ernst
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Many Republicans are breathing easier this week, confident that the fight over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination fired up their voters. Dean Heller isn’t one of them. Facing a female challenger in a state gradually becoming more Democratic, the senator and longtime fixture in Nevada politics has long been one of the few GOP incumbents
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On November 30, Capitol/UMe will celebrate a half-century of top-shelf music-making with the release of Neil Diamond’s 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition, a 6CD retrospective that spans the singer/songwriter’s entire storied career. This fully loaded collection contains 115 tracks overall set in a hard-cover book, featuring scores of Diamond’s most beloved hits alongside demos, rarities and 15 previously unreleased
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Posted by: DCNF in Trending Commentary October 12, 2018   by Vandana Rambaran First lady Melania Trump says she supports men against #MeToo allegations and victims need to have “hard evidence” before they come forward. Political commentators and pundits on both sides of the aisle aggressively reacted to Trump’s comments on television and otherwise. Content
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Turkey has rejected President Donald Trump’s assertion that U.S. pressure had contributed to the release from house arrest of American pastor Andrew Brunson. Fahrettin Altun, the communications director of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, voiced objection to Trump’s comments in a tweet that the U.S. had worked “very hard” over the case of the pastor. Altun
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White House chief of staff John Kelly wrote that Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is “an impolite, arrogant woman,” after talking to her in 2017 about the Trump administration’s travel ban, BuzzFeed News reports. “Absolutely most insulting conversation I have ever had with anyone,” Kelly wrote in an email to his former senior counselor on Feb.
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., appealed for political civility before someone else gets hurt. “Beginning with my own near-death experience at the hands of a deranged shooter who sought to assassinate a baseball field of Republicans, there is a growing list of violent or threatening actions taken against conservatives by Democrats,” he said in
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Betty Friedan launched modern feminism, arguably the most influential and successful intellectual movement of the 20th century. Indeed, feminism’s influence is so pervasive and successful that its impact is almost universally taken for granted. Even those who do not identify as feminists often unwittingly share its moral outlook. Friedan’s influential 1963 book, The Feminine Mystique,
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President Donald Trump has reportedly tallied almost 300 of his administration’s achievements, and has “surpassed those of former President Reagan,” according to the Washington Examiner. The Examiner’s Paul Bedard, in his “Washington Secrets” column, writes that the Trump “administration has counted up 289 accomplishments in 18 categories,” culminating in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation.
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Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer personally appealed to conservatives to go to the polls for the midterm elections in an effort to keep control of Congress. “If conservatives sit at home, Republicans are dead in the water,” he said during a Friday interview on television’s “Fox & Friends.” He noted the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh
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After a long needed boost in defense spending, does the United States military have what it needs to protect our interest at home and abroad? Heritage just released it’s 2019 Index of U.S. Military Strength, an annual deep dive into our military’s capabilities. On this episode of “Heritage Explains,” Dakota Wood, a senior research fellow
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Melania Trump says she loves President Donald Trump and has “much more important things to think about” than allegations he cheated on her. Mrs. Trump says she’s “a mother and a first lady” and media outlets “speculate” about her marriage and “circulate the gossip.” She says allegations of her husband’s infidelities are not a “concern
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by Chuck Ross The co-founder of the opposition research firm behind the Steele dossier, Glenn Simpson, will invoke his First and Fifth Amendment privileges to avoid testifying before Congress next week, his lawyer has told Congress. According to The Hill, Simpson’s attorney, Joshua Levy, told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte that Simpson will
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In the last 48 hours, fresh polls have come out in Ohio that yielded starkly different results on the nationally-watched race to succeed termed-out Republican Gov. John Kasich. A just-completed Suffolk University/Cincinnati Enquirer poll of likely voters statewide showed liberal Democrat Richard Cordray leading Republican State Attorney General Mike DeWine by 46 to 40 percent.
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