Some say tons of new border wall have been built under Trump; others say nothing has been built. I went to the border and found the truth.
President Trump has stepped in to help three military troops whose supporters said were wrongly accused of war crimes. Not impacted is a former soldier serving a life sentence for his actions while providing security for a U.S. diplomat in Iraq. Nick Slatten served with the team known as “Raven 23.” In 2007, Raven 23 […]
President Trump has insisted his July 25, 2019 phone call with Ukraine’s president was “perfect.” His critics argue it’s evidence of a criminal quid pro quo, extortion and bribery. Read the transcript as released by the White House below. Note: Per procedures described by White House officials, the “transcript” is not necessarily a direct verbatim […]
The following is a new analysis There are plenty of post mortems on day one of the impeachment hearings against President Trump. There’s a summary in The Huffington Post, this left-sided take is from Rolling Stone, and here’s a view from the right-side in The Washington Examiner. Instead of reinventing the wheel, I’ll highlight a […]
A federal judge ruled today that a so-called “ISIS bride” Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen and will not be allowed to return to the United States. Muthana, a Muslim woman, told her family she was going on a field trip to Atlanta in 2014. Instead, she joined the Islamic extremist terrorist group ISIS […]
The following is an excerpt from my latest news analysis in The Hill. There’s an important revelation from the first day of impeachment hearings that I haven’t heard discussed. It has to do with the witnesses’ strange notion of how foreign policy works… …There must be some confusion. Under the U.S. Constitution, it is the […]
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reports an historic increase in new applications and renewals for its Trusted Traveler Programs (TTP), and significant delays processing them. Backlogs blamed on: Historic increases in new applications and renewals Humanitarian and security crisis on southern border Extended, partial government shutdown CBP processes 100,000 – 200,000 applications and renewals/month […]
The head of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) seemed to express frustration and imply that his hands are tied when it comes to Republicans providing a counterpoint to Democrat-led impeachment hearings, which began today in the House of Representatives. On Fox News Tuesday night, host Sean Hannity asked Graham why the Republican-controlled […]