Sessions Defends Withholding Funding: No Tolerance for Loss of ‘Innocent Lives’ in Sanctuary Cities

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that a sanctuary city is a “trafficker, smuggler, or predator’s best friend,” specifically taking a whack at Chicago, the first sanctuary city to sue the Justice Department for withholding federal grants. “If voters in Chicago are concerned about losing federal grant money: Call your mayor,” @USAGSessions says. Sessions heralded […]

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Is Google Right About Gender?

Google fired software engineer James Damore for writing a 10-page memo critical of the company’s diversity policy. The memo violated the company’s code of conduct by “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” by suggesting that biological factors were part of the cause for the male/female gap in the tech industry. I shall make the case that Google’s […]

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Obama Holdovers Still in Key National Security Council Jobs

Several Obama holdovers who led initiatives at odds with President Donald Trump’s foreign policy remain on the staff of national security adviser H.R. McMaster, The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group has learned. About 40 of the National Security Council’s 250 officials—nearly 1 in 6—are Obama administration holdovers, according to The Daily Caller News Foundation’s […]

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Hate Crime or Domestic Terrorism? How Charlottesville Federal Legal Case Could Proceed

The federal civil rights investigation into the weekend violence that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, could involve domestic terrorism and hate crime charges and isn’t limited to the driver who plowed his vehicle into a crowd of people, according to the Trump administration. Speaking on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday, “It […]

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Desperate for Cash, Venezuela Gives Putin Control of Oil Assets

Venezuela is handing over unprecedented control of its state-owned oil assets to longtime financial backer Russia in an effort to stave off insolvency and economic collapse. Battered by civil unrest that threatens to become a total political meltdown, the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro has offered an ownership stake in up to nine of Venezuela’s most […]

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Justice Department Opens Civil Rights Probe of Violence in Charlottesville

The Justice Department has launched a civil rights investigation into the violence surrounding an aborted white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Hours after a young man said to have white supremacist sympathies drove a car through a group of counterprotesters Saturday in the city’s downtown, killing a woman, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a late-night […]

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White Supremacists Will Not Tear America Apart. We’re Better Than This.

It’s tragic and heartbreaking to see hatred and racism once again mar our great nation with bloodshed. Heidi’s and my prayers are with the loved ones of those killed and injured in the ongoing violence in Charlottesville. The First Amendment protects the rights of all Americans to speak their minds peaceably, but violence, brutality, and […]

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Trump on His Bond With Jeff Sessions: ‘It Is What It Is’

President Donald Trump appeared to lack enthusiasm Thursday when he said his relationship with Attorney General Jeff Session is “fine”—after repeatedly expressing disappointment in the head of the  Justice Department and even calling him “beleaguered.” “It’s fine. It is what it is,” @POTUS says. Trump’s recent negative tweets about Sessions—an Alabama Republican who was the first […]

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