Claiming He was ‘Framed,’ Papadopoulos Says He Might Scrap Plea Deal with Mueller

by Chuck Ross   Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos said Friday that he is considering withdrawing from a plea agreement he has had for over a year with the special counsel’s office. In an interview with Fox & Friends, the 31-year-old Papadopoulos asserted he was “framed” by Western intelligence…

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Trump’s Use of Pardon Power Aims at Rectifying Injustice

by John-Michael Seibler   Since taking office, President Donald Trump has granted pardons and sentence commutations for a number of individuals who he thinks received an unjust federal prison sentence or were unjustly prosecuted and convicted of a federal crime. In some cases—particularly in granting the early-20th century black boxing champion…

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Americans for Limited Government Asks: ‘Is Sexual Violence in Minnesota Okay When It’s a Democrat?’

by Natalia Castro   Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are running to maintain their seats this November. While both are leading in the polls, their race has not been without controversy. In Americans for Limited Government’s latest issue advocacy ad, they highlight the hypocrisy surrounding Klobuchar and Smith’s…

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Todd Starnes Reports: NYC Art Installation Depicts Trump Supporters as Trash

by Todd Starnes   A New York City art installation depicts President Trump’s supporters as white trash who cling to Bibles, eat at Chick-fil-A and wear “Make America Great Again” ball caps. “Keep NYC Trash Free” is the brain child of artist Winston Tseng. His previous works of art include…

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As President Trump’s Successes with Trade Grow, Globalist Republicans’ Grip on ‘Free Trade’ Orthodoxy Slips

by Michael Noyes   Eight hours before the first polls closed on November 8, 2016, the late Charles Krauthammer appeared on Fox News and made a prediction. Should Trump win, he said, it would “irreversibly” change the Republican Party. “Particularly the most obvious issues will be immigration and trade,” Krauthammer…

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Sherrod Brown, Jim Renacci Spar Over Migrant Caravan and Illegal Immigration in Final Debate

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) may have a 3-to-1 funding advantage over his opponent for re-election to a third term in the U.S. Senate. But in the third and final debate with Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH-16) Friday night at Miami University, the two seemed evenly matched. Renacci, the son of a…

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Sherrod Brown Voted Against Homeland Security, Wanted ‘Department of Peace’ Instead

From devastating hurricanes and natural disasters to terrorism and breaches in cyber security, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s job is to protect the homeland from all manner of threats and keep Americans safe. The department was created in the aftermath of 9/11, when Islamic terrorists killed nearly 3,000 Americans in coordinated attacks…

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Money from Wealthy Democrats Pours into Aftab Pureval Coffers from Outside Ohio

One of Aftab Pureval’s primary focus points in his campaign to upend Republican Congressman Steve Chabot and turn Ohio’s first congressional district seat blue, is that Chabot is beholden to “special interests.” Pureval has used that barb in his ads and in both debates so far with Chabot, including the most…

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Nearly 100 Conservative Big Shots Voice Support for Trump’s CAFE Reforms

by Chris White   More than 90 prominent conservatives signed a letter Wednesday urging President Donald Trump to push forward on major reforms to a California program created decades ago to regulate fuel consumption. Former Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina and tax reformer Grover Norquist were among a slew of conservatives…

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EPA Delays Repeal of Obama-Era Truck Regulations Causing Mass Layoffs

by Michael Bastasch   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not be providing any near-term relief to manufacturers burdened by Obama-era regulations on glider kits, two sources familiar with the matter told The Daily Caller News Foundation. EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler told EPA staffers Wednesday he would not be…

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Dan Bongino Claims Explosive Devices Sent to CNN and Democratic Politicians Were Amateur on Purpose

by Nick Givas   Fox News commentator Dan Bongino said the explosive devices sent to CNN’s New York bureau and various Democratic politicians were “intentionally amateurish” on Fox & Friends Thursday. “Let me just get this out, because there’s no easy way to explain this. When you’re this amateur and…

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Trump Approved the First-Ever US Oil Facility in Arctic Waters

by Tim Pearce   The Department of the Interior approved what could be the first-ever oil and gas production facility in U.S.-controlled Arctic waters Wednesday. Hilcorp Alaska submitted a proposal to build a 9-acre gravel island off the coast of Alaska in the Beaufort Sea. The artificial island, called the Liberty Project,…

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Chelsea Clinton Won’t Rule Out Running for Political Office

Chelsea Clinton

by Grace Carr   Chelsea Clinton said she wouldn’t rule out running for political office in a Wednesday interview, saying that she’d consider running if a spot opened up where she thinks she’d be a good fit. “I think if someone were to step down or retire and I thought I…

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President Trump’s New Rule Aims to Expand Health Coverage and Lower Costs

by Robert Moffit   The Trump administration just announced a major regulatory change, effective Jan. 1, 2020, that could significantly expand access to affordable health coverage and increase the choice of health plans, particularly among workers and their families in small businesses. The proposed rule, jointly developed by the Department…

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Judge Accuses State Department of Making ‘False Statements’ on Clinton Emails

Hillary Clinton

by Kevin Mooney   State Department officials opposed to disclosing more of Hillary Clinton’s emails as secretary of state made “false statements” and filed “false affidavits” in a related lawsuit, a federal judge said during a court hearing in Washington earlier this month. U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth ordered…

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Ohio Gov. Kasich: ‘The Lord’ Doesn’t Want Americans to Oppose Migrant Caravan

Ohio Gov. John Kasich told CNN Thursday that “the Lord” doesn’t want Americans to build walls and oppose the migrant caravan heading to the United States from Central America. “We’ve got to start putting ourselves in the shoes of other people,” Kasich told CNN’s Newsroom. Kasich, the grandson of Catholic…

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Ohio Tea Party Denounces Political Violence of All Kinds, Reminds Nation of Steve Scalise Shooting

The Ohio TEA Party organization and We the People Convention, released a statement Wednesday denouncing all forms of political violence. Tom Zawistowski, president of the group, expressed outrage at reports of suspected pipe bombs being sent to prominent Democrats, including billionaire George Soros, former President Barack Obama, 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton…

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Gov. John Kasich Blames President Trump for Bomb-Scare Packages

MSNBC anchorman Brian Williams set the table Wednesday night for Ohio Gov. John Kasich to blame President Trump for the pipe bombs that have been delivered to numerous high-profile Democrats this week. “The tone of this country is something you have talked about often,” Williams said. “The obvious question is: Does…

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Commentary: Illegal Immigration Hurts Black Americans Most

Tennessee Star

by Spencer P. Morrison   In the 19th century, savvy American saloon-owners offered free lunches to attract noontime patrons. Inevitably, the diners would get thirsty and buy expensive drinks—thus was born the expression, “there’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Despite its humble origins, the phrase captures a deep…

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Muslim Woman Arrested in Ohio Allegedly Tried to Send Money to Al-Qaeda in Syria

A woman accused of attempting to provide material support to al-Qaeda was arrested Tuesday by federal agents in Sylvania, Ohio. Alaa Mohd Abusaad was charged by criminal complaint in Birmingham, Alabama, with attempting to provide material support and resources to al Qaeda, a designated foreign terrorist organization, and aiding and abetting…

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FedUp PAC Launches New Videos: Stop the Violent Democrat Mobs

FedUp PAC has launched a series of digital ads – including videos – that reminds voters to cast their ballots this November and to reject the violent, mob-like behavior by leftists, namely, Democrats. “Mob rule – by mobs of violent Leftists and mobs of violent aliens planning to storm our southern…

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Silicon Valley’s New ‘Woke’ Code of Conduct Offers an Unexpected Twist

by Nick Bieter   If you want to be successful as a computer programmer, one of the best ways to show off your skills to prospective employers is to contribute code to open source projects. These projects, such as Firefox or the Linux Operating System, are frequently controlled by the…

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President Trump’s Decision to Leave the INF Treaty with Russia Impacts the North Korea Denuclearization Process

by Robert Romano   “We’ll have to develop those weapons… We’re going to terminate the agreement and we’re going to pull out.” That was President Donald Trump on Oct. 21 pledging to remove the U.S. from the 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which banned all nuclear weapons with ranges…

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Analysis: Quantifying the Progressive Extremism That Has Overrun the Democrat Party

by Ken Masugi   A shrewd observer of American politics, Thomas Edsall sums up the evidence that the Democratic Party has rapidly become a far more left-wing party than it ever has been. In the last 18 years, the percentage of white Democrats identifying themselves as liberal doubled, from 28…

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Josh Hawley Finally Busts Out of the Margin of Error in Missouri Senate Race

by Molly Prince   Republican Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley took a commanding lead over Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as a new poll showed the race is finally outside of the margin of error. Hawley is ahead of the Democratic incumbent by 7 points, according to an internal poll from the…

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‘Sons in The Shadow:’ A Book Review of a Great American Story of Family Business

by Carter Dewitt   Roy H. Park Jr.’s compelling book into his life, his relationship with his entrepreneur father and the process by which the family business was built, is an insightful study into individual and family values. His book, “Sons in the Shadow: Surviving the Family Business as an Sob…

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Aftab Pureval Taken to Task in New TV Ad for His Support of Tax Hikes on Middle Class

A new ad released Wednesday blisters Democrat Aftab Pureval for his support of repealing the Trump tax cuts and what that would mean for middle-class Ohio families. The message is a simple one – Pureval “would take us backward” to the lackluster economic times of former President Barack Obama. The…

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Pope Forces the Resignation of Bishop of Memphis Martin Holley Following Investigation

by Joshua Gill   Pope Francis forced the resignation of the Bishop of Memphis Wednesday after an investigation into his alleged church law violations and mishandling of diocesan finances. The Vatican announced Wednesday that Francis had “relieved (Holley) from the pastoral governance” and temporarily replaced Monsignor Martin Holley with Louisville Archbishop Joseph…

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Steve Chabot at Debate: ‘I’m a Work Horse Kind of Guy…He’s a Show Horse’

Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH-1) and his Democrat opponent, Aftab Pureval, went at each other fast and furious in Cincinnati Wednesday night in a no-holds-barred slug fest that made the first debate look like a picnic in the park. Judging by the tone of the debate, hosted by WCPO Channel 9,…

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Sherrod Brown Claimed ‘There Is No War on Coal,’ But Jim Renacci Says Incumbent Democrat is No Man of the People

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) wears a canary pin on his lapel as a gesture of support for Ohio coal miners. When his political opponents accused him of siding with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in an attempt to bankrupt coal companies, Brown denied it. “There is no war on coal,…

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Interpol’s Chinese President Meng Hongwei Has Disappeared

by Ted Bromund   Nearly a month ago, Meng Hongwei, the Chinese president of Interpol, disappeared during a visit home from France. Meng – or someone acting for him – has since submitted his resignation to Interpol, and Beijing has announced that he’s under investigation for corruption. His wife, who is still…

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Commentary: Meet Them With Tanks?

by George Rasley   Conservative social media is awash with advice for President Trump on how to deal with the army of invading Central American aliens who are rapidly approaching our Southern Border. There is a strong current of opinion that says the whole “migrant caravan” is a set-up by…

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New Jersey Solar Industry at Risk of Collapse as Subsidies Begin to Roll Back

by Jason Hopkins   New Jersey’s solar industry is expected to plummet unless imminent action by regulators is taken, allowing subsidies to continue propping up solar installation sales. The New Jersey solar market has grown steadily in recent years. With over 99,000 solar installations in place and around 7,000 employees…

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Congress Members Call for Investigation Into Pentagon’s Handling of Controversial $10 Billion Cloud Contract

by Andrew Kerr   Two members of the House Appropriations Committee requested an investigation Monday into the Pentagon’s handling of its $10 billion winner-take-all cloud computing contract following widespread criticism that the deal has been rigged from the start to favor Amazon. Amazon Web Services is the only cloud computing…

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Democrat Secretary of State Nominee Kathleen Clyde Continues to Rail Against ‘Voter Purges’ in Ohio

Registering to vote was once considered an individual responsibility – part of what it means to be an American citizen doing one’s civic duty. But that’s changed. The burden now falls to the state, not individual citizens, to assure that people register and stay eligible to vote. To do anything…

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Somali Muslim Political Activist Becomes Consultant to Ohio Democratic Party

There’s a rising star in the Ohio Democratic Party whose goal is to “empower” Somali refugees in the Buckeye state similar to the way they have been empowered in Minnesota. Democrats in Minnesota have adopted the Somali refugee community, supporting Somali Muslims who have been elected to various city councils,…

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Commentary: We Must Not Allow the USA to Become a Third World Country

by Pedro Gonzalez   Less than a year ago I wrote an op-ed about the need for voter identification in California, where legal immigrants and illegal aliens are automatically registered to vote through the Department of Motor Vehicles. In 2015, California passed a new Motor Voter Act to automatically register…

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The Origins of ‘Hate Speech’

by Kim Holmes   Intolerance and illiberalism, nakedly defined as abstractions or principles, are seldom if ever outwardly embraced by progressives. None but the most extreme will argue that intolerance and censorship are good things in themselves. Normally the preferred course is more subtle. Instead of openly arresting people who…

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Facebook is in Talks to Buy a Large Cyber-security Company

by Gavin Hanson   Sources inside Facebook say that the company is currently in acquisition talks with more than one major — but unnamed — cyber-security company, according to a report from The Information. Reporters spoke with four anonymous sources who refused to name specific companies but claimed that a…

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Christian Leaders Release Video on Soros’s ‘Rented Evangelicals’

The American Association of Evangelicals (AAE) is warning about progressive wolves in Christians’ clothing. The AAE on Monday released an explosive three-minute video, “Soros’s Rented Evangelicals” exploring the George Soros network’s funding of “evangelical mascots” and a “Rent-an-Evangelical” tactic to confuse and divide the Christian vote for the pro-faith, pro-life…

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Trump Notches a Big Win Against Russia After Merkel Folds on US Gas Imports

by Chris White   German Chancellor Angela Merkel is offering government support for a for project that would supply Germany with U.S. natural gas — the move comes as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to loosen Russia’s hold on Europe’s energy markets. Merkel told lawmakers in early October that her government…

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Keith Ellison Again Misleads on Louis Farrakhan Ties

by Peter Hasson   Democratic Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison misled the public during the Minnesota attorney general debate Sunday about his ties to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, a notorious racist and anti-Semite. Ellison, the deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) denounced Farrakhan’s views and portrayed his…

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Legal Immigrant Explains How to Enter America the Right Way and Says Illegals are a ‘Threat to National Security’

by Nick Givas   A U.S. immigrant from Nicaragua explained how she legally came to the United States, on “Fox & Friends” Monday, and said those who are coming in illegally are a “threat to national security.” Amapola Hansberger referred to the caravan of migrants headed for the U.S. southern…

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Heitkamp Now Trails Cramer By 16 Points After Numerous Campaign ‘Missteps’

A new poll shows that Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) now has a staggering 16-point lead over incumbent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) in North Dakota’s Senate race. According to a recent poll conducted by KVLY, KFYR, and Strategic Research Associates, Cramer leads Heitkamp 56 percent to 40 percent among likely voters.…

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Trump: US Will Now Begin Cutting Aid to Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador

President Donald Trump says the U.S. “will now begin cutting off or substantially reducing” the amount of foreign aid given to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, saying they were “not able to do the job” of stopping migrants from leaving their countries and “coming illegally” to the U.S. His Twitter…

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Commentary: Red State Dems’ ‘Moderate’ Claims Fall Flat Under Glare of Truth

by Jeffrey A. Rendall   Here’s a bit of wisdom: a liar is a liar is a liar. It isn’t complicated; if there’s a Democrat running for senate from a red state chances are he or she claims they’re “my own person,” intends to “work with President Trump” on the…

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