Scroll down for next story Hosted by Charlie Sykes. Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Adam Keiper and Stephen White join to discuss his recent article The Pope’s Mess, a review of Ross Douthat’s book about Pope Francis. Later, Andrew Egger and Jim Swift discuss the battle royale inside the West Wing to replace Hope
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The ouster of Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin does not signal a desire by the Trump administration to privatize veterans’ health services, according to a White House spokesperson. “No one is talking about privatizing the VA,” deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said in an email to Politico. She also told reporters that the selection of
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President Donald Trump is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller to avoid any subpoenas, White House lawyer Ty Cobb said. His comments came in an interview with Vox’s Zachary Fryer-Biggs. Cobb was asked why the White House should cooperate with the Mueller team. “You don’t have much choice; otherwise, they subpoena,” he said. “As people
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Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton believes her experience in politics serves as a model for women around the world. “I have often thought that I am a kind of a Rorschach test for people who are trying to make sense, not just of me personally, but of women’s roles and women’s expanded opportunities, in not
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When Terry Bollea walked to the front of the courtroom on the fourth floor of the Pinellas County courthouse on March 7, 2016, he was just a shadow of the man he used to be—the man the world knew him as: wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan. Orthopedic surgeries had reduced his once-plucky stride to a limp.
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The second is more ordinary: Hicks’s job as communications director. Whether this void gets filled in the short term depends on the president—who may decide he can live without someone in charge of communications. Until then, White House aides Mercedes Schlapp and Tony Sayegh have been not-so-subtly vying for the job (and dunking on each
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On Thursday, March 29, Ben Carson found himself in the news again. This time the problem wasn’t his purchase of an expensive dining hutch (for which the housing secretary received condign criticism, including from this magazine) or his aim of shortening his agency’s garbled mission statement (for which he deserved no criticism at all, in
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Former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele used to be Mr. Chatty when it came to the allegations of Russia-Trump collusion he had assembled. In the months before the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Steele talked with the New York Times, the Washington Post, the New Yorker, Yahoo News, Mother Jones, and CNN, telling them all about
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NEW YORK — The George Soros-financed Media Matters for America progressive activist group has been helping to fuel an advertising boycott targeting Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show following Twitter comments the media star made about Parkland shooting survivor and antigun activist David Hogg. Think Progress, the media project of the Soros-funded Center for American Progress,
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Rep. Mark Meadows on Thursday slammed as “disappointing” the announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that federal prosecutor John Huber was secretly investigating FISA abuses by the FBI and the Justice Department. Huber, who is from Utah, would then decide whether another special counsel is necessary, Sessions said, according to CNN. “This DOJ can’t appoint
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a letter in reply to a group of leading Republicans on Thursday, indicating he would not be appointing a special counsel to investigate certain aspects of the FBI’s handling of probes into Russian election interference. Instead, Sessions announced he would assign regular top-level federal prosecutor U.S. Attorney John Huber of
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AP Photo/David Goldman by Neil Munro29 Mar 20180 29 Mar, 201829 Mar, 2018 The very pro-amnesty The Atlantic magazine is slamming the merely pro-amnesty Politico news site for trying to revive the discarded practice of importing temporary-slaves — AKA “indentured servants.” The Atlantic‘s counterblast to the Politico op-ed was posted under the headline, “America Cannot Bear to Bring Back Indentured
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Praising U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement of a special prosecutor to investigate Republican complaints in the FBI and DOJ, two House GOP leaders called the move a “step in the right direction,” The Hill reported. Reps. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., and Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the chairmen of the House Oversight and Judiciary committees, issued a
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AP Photo/Patrick Semansky by Neil Munro29 Mar 20180 29 Mar, 201829 Mar, 2018 Attorney General Jeff Sessions is successfully implementing President Donald Trump’s populist, pro-American policies, admits Time magazine. Sessions’ successes, however, sends Time‘s writer and editors off in a diversionary search for white racists under the metaphorical bed. The editors created some menacing photos of Sessions, but
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Getty Images by John Binder29 Mar 20180 29 Mar, 201829 Mar, 2018 Counting American citizens on the 2020 Census, as President Donald Trump’s administration has announced they will do, is likely to shift power away from coastal states harboring large illegal alien populations and towards middle America. The addition of the citizenship question to the Census
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President Donald Trump’s public posture toward Russian President Vladimir Putin contrasts sharply with a growing private hawkish tone after the Kremlin leader “challenged” him with recent claims of new nuclear weapons, NBC News reported Thursday. Putin’s claim in his March 1 speech about having nuclear-capable weapons that could reach the U.S. “really got under the
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