Pence vows Trump will continue ObamaCare fight, calls out Democrats and Republicans

Saturday Vice President Pence tried to deliver a pep-talk to Americans after fellow Republicans’ failed effort to overhaul ObamaCare — admitting that members are “back to the drawing board” but vowing that President Trump will “keep fighting.” Continue reading

Carrie Lam chosen to be Hong Kong’s first female leader

Sunday the  candidate favored by China’s Communist leadership was chosen as Hong Kong’s new leader in the first such vote since huge pro-democracy protests erupted over the city’s election system in 2014. Continue reading

Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

But what’s to stop the US from interfering, and trying to frame Russia? Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia’s ability to sway the outcome of the vote. Continue reading

Schumer plans for ‘nuclear’ showdown with McConnell

Thursday Sen Chuck Schumer said  that Judge Neil Gorsuch did little to win over Democrats and predicted that Republicans will not get the votes needed to avoid a filibuster. Continue reading

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

The man who killed four people outside Britain’s Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Middle Eastern country’s embassy said. Friday a Saudi statement said that Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009. Continue reading

Rep. Devin Nunes: The man in the DC spotlight

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., is now solidly in the public eye as he leads the charge on two major investigations. One is the investigation into Russia’s apparent interference in the 2016 presidential election, and the other is President Trump’s claim that former President Barack Obama wire-tapped Trump Tower. Continue reading

Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit to pipeline builder TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline. White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted that President Donald Trump would discuss the pipeline later Friday morning. Continue reading

Group calls on defunding ‘sanctuary’ universities, Janet Napolitano’s ouster

Friday a Los Angeles-based group is set to begin its “No Sanctuary Campuses”  that refuse to cooperate with federal officials on illegal immigration to be defunded and the ouster of the school system’s president, Janet Napolitano. Continue reading

Blue Lives Matter flag deemed ‘racist,’ ordered to come down

I say it’s time to tell the homeowners’ association to stuff it.  A Florida woman is being told to take down her Blue Lives Matter flag that’s been flying for several years now by her homeowners association. Continue reading

Nunes says information from Trump surveillance ‘concerned me’

A key lawmaker who went public this week with charges the Obama administration collected and spread information from surveillance of President Trump’s transition team said Friday documents he’s been shown “concerned me.” Continue reading