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May 7, 2016
NEWSMAX — Tom DeLay has written off both presumptive presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton -- telling Newsmax TV that the next commander in chief will have "no integrity."... (more)


May 7, 2016
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — A federal judge in San Diego has decided to put off until after the November presidential election a civil trial involving "Trump University." Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is a defendant in the suit. By the court's decision, Trump dodges a bullet: the case had been slated for trial this summer -- around the time of the GOP convention in July -- and could, at the very least, have been a major distraction from the campaign.... (more)


May 7, 2016
LEO HOHMANN — The United States recently saw its first Muslim-majority city council elected in Hamtramck, Michigan. But voters in Britain's capital and largest city just delivered an even bigger prize to Islam.... (more)


May 7, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — Rima Fakih, believed to be the first Muslim woman to be crowned Miss USA, has reportedly converted to Christianity. Ms. Fakih, a Lebanese-American who won Miss USA in 2010, converted last month in anticipation of her marriage to Wassim Salibi, a Christian music producer, Christian Today reported.... (more)


May 7, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — Ben Rhodes, President Obama's Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications, is highlighted in a recent piece by the New York Times which quotes Rhodes as admitting the Obama administration lied to the American people, Congress, and our allies in how they "spun" the Iran deal... (more)


May 7, 2016
BOB UNRUH — Talk-radio host Michael Savage recently warned his listeners that President Obama could "crash" the economy "on his way out the door." But there are indications the disintegration already has begun.... (more)


May 7, 2016
CHERYL CHUMLEY — Rev. Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and of the international aid organization, Samaritan's Purse, took to Facebook Friday to issue a strong condemnation against President Obama's plans to declare a national monument in New York City in recognition of the "gay"-rights struggle.... (more)


May 6, 2016
NEWSMAX — House Speaker Paul Ryan took the extraordinary step of saying he isn't ready to support Donald Trump, and Trump fired right back, igniting a spat that pits one of the nation's most popular and prominent Republicans against his party's presumptive nominee.... (more)


May 6, 2016
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Paul Ryan dropped a bombshell on the Republican Party Thursday, refusing to endorse Donald Trump as its presidential nominee. The shock announcement escalated the House speaker's fight with the New York businessman over the direction of the GOP, deepening the rift between traditional, Reaganite conservatives and the surging, populist movement led by the presumptive nominee.... (more)


May 6, 2016
BYRON YORK — Speaker Paul Ryan, the Republican Party's highest-ranking official, stunned the political world Thursday when he announced he does not now support his party's presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and might not ever do so.... (more)


May 6, 2016
GARTH KANT — Life is imitating art in American politics. Quintus: "People should know when they are conquered." Maximus: "Would you, Quintus? Would I?" That fictional exchange from the film "Gladiator" reflects the real-life question of the day in Washington: Will those who dislike Donald Trump accept his victory as the GOP presidential nominee and support him, or field a third-party candidate of their own?... (more)


May 6, 2016
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — The Wall Street Journal claimed Thursday that Ben Carson said Donald Trump is considering picking a Democratic running mate. Yet the story as it appeared originally never showed the retired neurosurgeon saying this.... (more)


May 6, 2016
ASSOCIATED PRESS — The FBI has interviewed Huma Abedin, a close aide to Hillary Clinton, as part of a federal investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, a person familiar with the probe said Thursday. The person insisted on anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation.... (more)


May 5, 2016
BARBWIRE — It is altogether fitting that Donald Trump became the all-but-certain presidential nominee of the Republican Party on the same day that he cited the ridiculous allegations of the National Enquirer that Ted Cruz's father, Rafael, had involvement in the assassination of JFK.... (more)


May 5, 2016
HILLARY CLINTON (FACEBOOK) — "President Trump" is a dangerous proposition. Mitt Romney, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, and Marco Rubio agree.... (more)


May 5, 2016
SUSAN FERRECHIO — Key Republican leaders met Donald Trump's new status as the presumptive GOP presidential nominee with silence on Wednesday, and refrained from congratulatory statements or tweets about Trump's longshot victory.... (more)


May 5, 2016
SUSAN FERRECHIO — Senate Republicans were already facing a tough re-election cycle, but Donald Trump's sudden clear path to the Republican nomination now has both conservatives and liberals making doomsday predictions about how Trump's candidacy will end up handing the Senate to Democrats.... (more)


May 5, 2016
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert admitted on Wednesday that he didn't think Republicans would have trouble maintaining control of Congress until he saw ads linking his colleagues to Donald Trump. "I had no fear of losing the House until I saw this weekend the commercial against Sen. John Boozman in Arkansas," Gohmert told Fox Business' Stuart Varney.... (more)


May 5, 2016
CNN — John Kasich is dropping out of the Republican presidential race, he said Wednesday. Kasich's decision to suspend his efforts came after he improbably became the last challenger to Donald Trump, who emerged as the presumptive GOP nominee Tuesday night when Ted Cruz dropped out.... (more)


May 5, 2016
NEWSMAX — Donald Trump, now the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee, said Wednesday he would consider Ohio Gov. John Kasich as a potential running mate. Kasich has repeatedly said he has no interest in being anyone's vice president, but he also said he was interested only in the Oval Office. Kasich was set to announce Wednesday that he is dropping out of the race.... (more)


May 5, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — Billionaire businessman Donald Trump's presidential run has reached a crossroads, and the sign in front of him says: "Show me the money." Now that he's the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Mr. Trump doesn't have enough time to build the national donor network he will need, and he will be forced to keep self-funding his campaign, a veteran GOP moneyman warned Wednesday.... (more)


May 5, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Hillary Clinton's top aides to answer questions about her secret email server, including detailing who made the decision to set it up and whether it was intended to thwart open records laws.... (more)


May 5, 2016
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse lit up Twitter for the second time in 24 hours Wednesday night in a rant against presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and the GOP that backs him.... (more)


May 5, 2016
WASHINGTON TIMES — President Obama's Justice Department on Wednesday threatened to pull federal education dollars from North Carolina if the state does not repeal a law prohibiting people from using public restrooms of the opposite sex.... (more)


May 5, 2016
ERIN MERSINO — The name Israel means he who prevails with God. Right now, there is an emergency calling for the performance of God's love and work here on earth. In no uncertain terms, prevailing in this instance means life and losing results in death.... (more)