Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Tuesday that there’s a double standard in how former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe has been treated. On Fox News’ “Fox & Friends,” Jordan compared McCabe, whom Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz alleged lied to investigators, to former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who was indicted for making a false
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By launching airstrikes against Syrian chemical warfare facilities, President Donald Trump reinforced the U.S. red line against the use of chemical weapons without expanding the military mission in Syria beyond the longstanding commitment to defeat ISIS. The strikes Friday night were a necessary, appropriate, and carefully calibrated response to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s use of
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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 meet with Prime
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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 meet with Prime
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We’re led to believe that it’s a “mystery,” why, even as the U.S. economy has expanded for nearly a decade, wage growth has remained essentially stagnant. The New York Times mooted six possibilities in February: declining unionization; restraints on competition; a lagging minimum wage; globalization and automation; sluggish productivity; and outsourcing. Another possibility, of course,
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California Governor Jerry Brown blamed “low-life politicians” for a growing backlash against the “sanctuary state” policies he has enacted in his state during an appearance at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. Brown spoke as a revolt continues to spread throughout Southern California against the state’s sanctuary laws in the wake of
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Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, senior writer Mike Warren and reporter Andrew Egger discuss the details of the Michael Cohen sideshow, James Comey's transformation into a Resistance hero, and why Republican tax cuts aren't getting more popular. <mediadc-iframe data-state="{"cms.site.owner":{"_ref":"00000161-7bda-ddc2-adf9-7bfba7d90000","_type":"00000161-3461-dd66-ab67-fd6b93390000"},"iFrameEmbedCode":"<iframe style="border: none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6491314/height/270/width/480/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/" height="270" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe>","cms.content.publishDate":1523985319690,"cms.content.publishUser":… read more weeklystandard.com Source
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Posted by: A.F. Branco in Political Cartoons April 17, 2018 Morally Self-righteous James Comey elevates his own self-centered agenda ahead of truth and justice in his book “A Higher Loyalty”. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2018. A.F.Branco Coffee Table Book <—- Order Here! Wake up Right! Subscribe to our Morning Briefing and get the news
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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday President Donald Trump does not seem impacted by any of the drama that’s plaguing his administration, including the Russia investigation and matters involving his attorney Michael Cohen. The California Republican appeared on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” and said the president is focused on his job. “I was just at
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I woke up at the crack of dawn in a bad Brownsville motel, located next to I-69E, and set off to bike the remaining 26 miles to the Gulf of Mexico, or as people in Mexico refer to it, “the sea.” My plan was to finish the trip, snap a few photos, turn around, and
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Scoring a primary victory over Andrew Cuomo, a relatively popular incumbent and legacy of the Democratic party machine, was never going to be easy. But, for actress and education activist Cynthia Nixon victory’s looking more and more possible. On Saturday, members of the state’s far-left labor-focused Working Families Party voted by an overwhelming 91 percent
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Democratic Caucus chairman Rep. Joe Crowley is doing everything possible to position himself to be the next House Democratic leader, Politico reported on Tuesday. The well-liked Crowley has been building up for this moment for two decades, and many say this is his best shot to climb to the top. “I think [House Democratic leader
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“It’s very awkward. There are more cameras here than people,” laughs Phillip Carlisle, who’s gone to the bar at Kramer Books to dodge the dozen reporters milling around the shelves next door. “I went out there to get in line, and I was like ‘Nope.’” The midnight release of James Comey’s memoir A Higher Loyalty
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A bipartisan group of lawmakers on the Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee is attempting to re-establish congressional oversight of the president’s ability to use military force abroad. The Obama and Trump administrations have both relied on authorizations for the use of military force (AUMF) leftover from the Bush administration: one passed days after 9/11 and another
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Pennsylvania Representative Charlie Dent, a seven-term U.S. House member and co-leader of a caucus of moderate Republicans, said Tuesday he will leave Congress “in the coming weeks.” His website said he’ll leave in May, though it didn’t give a date. Dent, 57, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, had already said he was planning
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During a Tuesday interview with “Good Morning America,” former FBI Director praised Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James, saying he learned a lot about leadership from the future Hall of Fame. “I admire LeBron James, and he’s probably about to find out I used to talk about him all over the FBI and say he illustrates what
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Republicans in Congress are unconcerned with the possibility of adding to a growing deficit through their attempt to make permanent the tax cuts passed in the GOP tax bill last winter, some of which will sunset after 2025. While the tax bill dealt permanently with corporate side of the tax code for the most part,
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House Speaker Paul Ryan Tuesday strongly denied that he’s leaving office over having to deal with President Donald Trump, calling that notion “fake news” and saying he’s “grateful” Trump won the presidency. “People don’t like Trump say this,” Ryan told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”  “Yes, it’s fake news, of course.” Ryan confirmed on April 11 that
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The Trump administration initially was ridiculed when it suggested the United States could get to three percent growth, but growth is already ahead of schedule, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday. “We didn’t think we could do it until 2020,” Mulvaney told CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” “We’re there ahead of schedule. Not
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When President Trump signed the 2,232-page, $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill last month, he was emphatic that it wouldn’t happen again. Referring to the fact that no one could possibly have had time to read this mammoth piece of legislation, he said, “I will never sign another bill like this again.” The implication, of course,
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We all want students to succeed, so the publication of national test results naturally launches a scramble to interpret the scores and figure out what is and is not working. Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released the latest Nation’s Report Card, documenting results from the standardized reading and math tests taken every two
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