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March 15, 2017
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — President Trump's desire to see the American Health Care Act survive in the House has, for now, aligned his interests with the conservatives who say they won't support the bill until it does more to roll back Obamacare. But the White House's alliance with congressional conservatives may not extend to upcoming legislative battles, when Trump's preference for ends over means may redirect his focus on any given issue.... (more)


March 15, 2017
CHELSEA SCHILLING — On her show Tuesday evening, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow publicly presented what she says is part of President Trump's 2005 tax return -- and even after major buildup by the news organization, the "big story" about the president's taxes appeared to fall flat.... (more)


March 15, 2017
WORLDNETDAILY — Former President Obama used the British to spy on President Trump -- both as a presidential candidate and as president-elect -- to avoid having American "fingerprints" on the scandal, according to Fox News judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano.... (more)


March 14, 2017
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Powerful conservative groups wary of alienating President Trump are blaming their opposition to his healthcare initiative on House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.... (more)


March 14, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — Sen. Tom Cotton said Tuesday that it's vital for Republicans to get legislation repealing Obamacare right on the first try because he doesn't believe there are going to be three steps to the process, as proponents have outlined. "There is no three-step plan. That is just political talk," Mr. Cotton, Arkansas Republican, told radio host Hugh Hewitt.... (more)


March 14, 2017
WESLEY PRUDEN — Paranoia is suddenly what's for dinner in Washington. The most fervent patriot can be a spy and never know it until someone posts a video of the high crime and misdemeanor of someone shaking a Russian hand. "There I was," recalls Trevor Potter, the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission and a prominent Washington lawyer, "standing in the entrance hall," about to join a lavish holiday party of diplomats, journalists, consultants, lobbyists and former officials of several governments at the home of the French ambassador.... (more)


March 14, 2017
NEWSMAX — President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday to reorganize the executive branch, making it "less wasteful and more productive."... (more)


March 14, 2017
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Faced with students who won't buy lunches low in salt and sugar and jacked up with bland-tasting grains, the nation's 54,000 school cafeteria workers are urging Washington to junk health-focused rules pushed by former first lady Michelle Obama.... (more)


March 14, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — Nearly 500 jurisdictions are now sanctuary cities, according to a group that's tracked the issue for more than a decade, and who said there's been a massive surge in the number of places trying to thwart federal immigration agents since President Trump's election.... (more)


March 14, 2017
ALAN KEYES — As things are going right now, it looks like sincere conservatives who accepted the "lesser-of-evils" reasoning to vote for Donald Trump will soon be choking down its consequences when it comes to policy. President Trump is praising the bill to "repeal and replace" Obamacare offered by the GOP's House Leadership.... (more)


March 13, 2017
LARRY KLAYMAN — This morning I turned on Fox News only to watch Rep. Peter King of New York trash some in the Republican Party and the so-called "far right," undoubtedly meaning yours truly, over our outrage at the apparent misuse of the nation's intelligence agencies to not only wiretap President Trump and his associates, like Gen. Michael Flynn, but also to conduct surveillance on the populace as a whole.... (more)


March 13, 2017
CLIFF KINCAID — One of The Washington Post's big disclosures on Sunday was a front-page story about President Donald Trump's choice of a cemetery. It was the latest contribution from reporter David A. Fahrenthold, whose job it is to probe every aspect of the life of the new President, no matter how esoteric and trivial.... (more)


March 13, 2017
GARTH KANT — The woman who is perhaps the nation's top investigative journalist is fighting back against Big Brother. Sharyl Attkisson shared with WND a detailed and harrowing description of what it was like to experience a reality straight out of Orwell: The reporter claims she was spied on by the Obama administration while investigating its scandals.... (more)


March 13, 2017
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., Sunday warned House Republicans could pay the ultimate price in the 2018 elections if they vote in support of the Obamacare replacement bill.... (more)


March 13, 2017
NEWSMAX — The American Health Care Act does not repeal Obamacare, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said Sunday, and he wants to know why Republican lawmakers do not put the clean repeal order they voted for just over a year ago on President Donald Trump's desk rather than agree to House Speaker Paul Ryan's plan.... (more)


March 13, 2017
LEO HOHMANN — American intelligence agencies have growing evidence that the Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorist group maintains a network of sleeper cells in the United States, according to a new report. Though Hezbollah has not conducted a major attack on U.S. soil, the group could decide to strike key American sites should U.S.-Iran relations deteriorate substantially, according to the Investigative Project on Terrorism.... (more)


March 12, 2017
PAUL BREMMER — President Trump made his view clear during his Feb. 28 address to Congress: Obamacare is a "disaster" which must be repealed and replaced. However, House Republicans are wracked by divisions over how to go about repealing and replacing the health-care law.... (more)


March 12, 2017
SUSAN FERRECHIO — House Republican leaders next week will continue to sell conservatives on their proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare as their controversial legislation churns through a third committee, and government number crunchers provide a much-anticipated price tag.... (more)


March 12, 2017
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — The Commerce Department is investigating claims by one of its former scientists that an Obama administration climate change study was rushed out using "unverified" data.... (more)


March 11, 2017
CLIFF KINCAID — It was a case of incredibly bad timing on the part of CBS News. On the same day we learned that there had been a massive leak of classified information engineered through President Obama's CIA, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley featured one of Obama's former CIA directors arguing that Trump was being irrational by criticizing the intelligence community.... (more)


March 11, 2017
NEWSMAX — President Donald Trump reportedly dished out a threat to Republicans who do not support the House GOP's Obamacare replacement bill: back the bill or I won't support your reelection.... (more)


March 11, 2017
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — The political nonprofit group aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is targeting conservative holdouts with television ads urging them to "vote with President Trump" and support the party's legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare.... (more)


March 11, 2017
INDEPENDENT JOURNAL — Republicans' long-anticipated Obamacare replacement has received a less than warm reception, even within the party itself. Among the disappointed is Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who now says he's found a decades-old rule that he hopes will allow Republicans to pass a more thorough, far-reaching health care reform bill.... (more)


March 11, 2017
NEWSMAX — An American Bar Association committee has given Judge Neil Gorsuch its top rating, the association announced in a letter Thursday. The ABA's Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary rated Gorsuch "well qualified" to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, its highest rating. The ABA announced the rating in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, Iowa's Chuck Grassley, and ranking member Dianne Feinstein of California.... (more)


March 11, 2017
WASHINGTON TIMES — President Trump praised the Secret Service Saturday for apprehending a "troubled person" who breached White House security late Friday night. Agents "did a fantastic job" in stopping the man with a backpack near the south entrance of the White House shortly before midnight, Mr. Trump said.... (more)