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June 21, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES — Karen Handel, a Republican, defeated Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, in the most expensive U.S. House race in history. The election was largely seen as a referendum on the first months of Donald J. Trump's presidency. Republicans maintain control of the seat, which was vacated by Tom Price, the new secretary of health and human services.... (more)


June 21, 2017
NEWSMAX — Hours after the outcome became clear Tuesday night in the internationally-watched special U.S. House race in Georgia's Sixth District, the national media was scrambling to find an explanation for the relatively easy win (53-to-47 percent) of Republican Karen Handel.... (more)


June 21, 2017
WASHINGTON FREE BEACON — Republican Ralph Norman has won the special election to fill the vacated seat for South Carolina's fifth congressional district. Norman defeated Democrat Archie Parnell on Tuesday night for the seat vacated by current Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, the Associated Press reports.... (more)


June 21, 2017
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — Impeachment. See, it's not that hard. All together now: Impeachment . . . impeachment . . . impeachment. Don't be fraidy-scared. It's okay to say the "I-word." Really. Apparently, Team Trump doesn't think so.... (more)


June 21, 2017
PAUL BEDARD — The labor secretary for former President Bill Clinton calling on the left to start an impeachment movement against President Trump -- and he's even raising money on it.... (more)


June 21, 2017
BOB UNRUH — A former contractor for several federal agencies and his attorney, who both sued former FBI Director James Comey claiming he obstructed justice by burying an investigation into the mass surveillance of Americans, are asking a federal court for a protection order preventing the destruction of evidence in the case.... (more)


June 21, 2017
CHELSEA SCHILLING — D'oh! The TV network famously branded "fake news" by President Trump just saw its new anti-Trump poll backfire big time. CNN's latest unscientific poll asked more than 3 million people: "Should Trump be investigated for obstruction of justice?"... (more)


June 21, 2017
BOB UNRUH — There's been a surge in recent months of violence and threats on university campuses from left-wing activists who intend to silence opposing viewpoints. It happened when conservative commentator Ann Coulter was scheduled to speak at the University of California at Berkeley. Activists threatened violence and school officials closed down the scheduled event.... (more)


June 21, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — Rep. Tom Reed said Tuesday that outgoing "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley should never work in media again over comments he made on-air following last week's shooting attack on Republican members of Congress. "For CBS News' Scott Pelley to describe the brutal shooting of Congressman Scalise as 'self-inflicted' was beyond the pale and further proved that the Mainstream Media has completely lost any moral compass to guide its journalistic endeavors," the New York Republican said in a statement.... (more)


June 21, 2017
WASHINGTON FREE BEACON — Republican Congressman Thomas Massie (R., Ky.) introduced a bill on Thursday that would require Washington, D.C., to honor valid gun-carry permits from other states. Rep. Massie said the D.C. Personal Protection Reciprocity Act was a direct reaction to last week's attack on Republican congressmen at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., which left four injured.... (more)


June 21, 2017
TIMOTHY P. CARNEY — Three times in the past week, a prominent liberal has publicly attacked a conservative in an ugly way. Bernie Sanders declared a Trump nominee disqualified for public office because of his religion, and a handful of commentators attacked congressman Steve Scalise, who is in critical condition after being shot for his political views, for being a conservative.... (more)


June 19, 2017
WES VERNON — If you're a conservative, a Republican, a Trump supporter, a dissenter from the edicts enunciated by the Marxist-tolerating establishment, you may be targeted sooner or later by the haters in the left.... (more)


June 19, 2017
ALAN KEYES — As its original Latin root literally suggests, a congressional subpoena demands compliance "subject to the penalties of law." Nonetheless, the Constitution says plainly that the president "shall have the power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States," even including high treason.... (more)


June 19, 2017
INDEPENDENT — Russia has said it will treat US warplanes operating in parts of Syria where its air forces are also present as "targets" amid a diplomatic row caused by the downing of a Syrian jet.... (more)


June 19, 2017
PJ MEDIA — It's hard to determine whether some liberals are tone deaf or just downright mean. MSNBC hostess Joy-Ann Reid almost certainly falls into the latter category. Reid was on with NAACP board member Rev. William J. Barber II when the conversation turned to Rep. Steve Scalise, who was lying in a hospital bed in critical condition at the time.... (more)


June 19, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — Defense Secretary James Mattis is facing his first significant decision in the military's sexual revolution legacy left by the last commander in chief, Barack Obama. Mr. Obama's defense secretary, Ashton Carter, issued a directive last year permitting transgender troops to remain in the military and undergo sex reassignment procedures instead of facing automatic discharge.... (more)


June 19, 2017
PALM BEACH POST — President Donald Trump on Friday issued a proclamation declaring Sunday to be Father's Day. Presidents historically issue proclamations for holidays, noting the importance of the day and making remarks on the holiday's significance.... (more)


June 19, 2017
WORLDNETDAILY — In the name of fighting terrorism financing, a new U.S. Senate bill threatens to force private corporations to monitor your financial activity and empowers government to seize all your assets if you fail to comply with the new law.... (more)


June 19, 2017
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — President Trump has a higher approval rating than virtually every other leader in Washington, a little reported fact that emerged in a new survey of the nation's political officials.... (more)


June 19, 2017
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY — President Donald Trump's missteps have intensified the scandal that is consuming his administration. One is tempted to put scandal in scare quotes. Trump is somehow enmeshed in a scandal based on actions that a president is fully entitled to take -- such as dismissing the FBI director and weighing in on the merits of continuing an investigation of his former national-security adviser.... (more)


June 19, 2017
NEWSMAX — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is in serious condition after undergoing another surgery Saturday following last week's shooting at the Congressional baseball practice where a man who was reportedly distraught over President Trump's election shot Scalise and three others.... (more)


June 18, 2017
BOB UNRUH — A Jesuit scholar with expertise in Islam is explaining why Muslims are terroristic and is warning members of his faith not to be taken in by the "liberal-left ideology" that advocates "tolerance" and "concessions."... (more)


June 18, 2017
WORLDNETDAILY — A refugee from the Muslim Middle East thinks he has discovered Islam's 20-point plan for conquering the United States by 2020 -- a plan revealed in the latest issue of Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin.... (more)


June 17, 2017
CLIFF KINCAID — I am amazed by the conspiracy of silence, on the right and the left, about former FBI Director Robert Mueller's bungling of the anthrax case. "In his years as FBI director and as a Justice Department official, Mueller gained a reputation for honesty, integrity, and being a 'straight-shooter,'" writes Fred Barnes at The Weekly Standard.... (more)


June 17, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — Special counsel Robert Mueller could have a tough time making an obstruction of justice case stick against President Trump, according to legal analysts, who said he will have to overcome a number of "unique hurdles" -- not the least of which is a decades-old Justice Department ruling that a sitting president can't be charged.... (more)