Trump Seeks Answers in Saudi Journalist’s ‘Terrible’ Disappearance in Turkey

Saudi Arabia’s government has some explaining to do to the United States about a missing Washington Post columnist, foreign policy experts say, but the Trump administration shouldn’t make a rush to judgment. Jamal Khashoggi, 59, a Saudi journalist and columnist for the Post, was last seen Oct. 2 going into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, […]

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Legal Watchdog, Citing Secret Material in Clinton Emails, Presses State Department in Court

In federal court hearings this week, a watchdog legal group keeps the heat on the State Department for answers about the exposure of classified information during Hillary Clinton’s use of unsecure email to conduct official business when she was secretary of state. A hearing is set Friday in U.S. District Court in the nation’s capital […]

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Taylor Swift Finally Went Political. Here’s Where She Went Wrong.

Taylor Swift made waves this week when she made the first political statement of her career. The country-turned-pop star has famously kept silent on politics over the years, but everything changed as of Monday, when she posted an endorsement of two Democratic candidates for office on her Instagram account. Swift’s post perpetuates misconceptions about the […]

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4 Questions About Nikki Haley’s Departure as UN Ambassador

The Trump presidency has been full of surprises, but personnel changes typically are telegraphed or leaked well in advance. Nikki Haley’s (born  Nimrata Randhawa)  announcement of her resignation as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, however, was a genuine surprise. A major player in the administration’s foreign policy and a revered figure among many conservatives, Haley […]

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A Win Against the #MeToo Mob

“Rape apologist.” That’s what the Women’s March called Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, after she announced she was a “yes” vote to confirm D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. This is who @SenatorCollins is: pic.twitter.com/U9klDNzeWr — Women’s March (@womensmarch) October 5, 2018 And it showed that for some on the left, this was […]

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4 Big Threats Pence Says China Poses to US

The Chinese have attempted to spy on some 30 U.S. companies, the White House says, also warning that Beijing is meddling with U.S. elections. Those are among the reasons Vice President Mike Pence amplified the Trump administration’s assertion that it will no longer play nice with the Chinese communist regime. “Beijing is employing a whole-of-government […]

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We Hear You: The Final Days of Brett Kavanaugh’s Rocky Journey to the Supreme Court

Editor’s note: Brett Kavanaugh remained Topic One for our audience as the Senate moved toward a 50-48 vote Saturday to confirm him to the Supreme Court. We’re turning over this space again to your views. Don’t forget to write us at [email protected]—Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Where would we be without The Daily Signal and […]

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Senate Confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court, 50-48

The Senate voted 50-48 Saturday afternoon to confirm D.C. Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after a rancorous, protracted confirmation fight that ended with multiple allegations of sexual assault. The vote, which concluded just before 4 p.m. EDT, was almost entirely along party lines. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was the sole Democrat to […]

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