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MSNBC host Joe Scarborough wondered aloud about the possibility that someone might arrest President Donald Trump and U.S. Attorney General William Barr after the president’s controversial comments about the election. Scarborough, a vociferous critic of the president, was responding to comments from the president on Wednesday from a reporter asking him to commit to a
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Trump should nominate Amy Barrett to the Supreme Court. Save the worries over norms and procedures for another time. Donald Trump, his supporters say, is a man who fights. Yet that supposed fighting can sometimes feel more like Punch and Judy-style slapstick theater. In the Trump era, only the thinnest membrane separates politics from televisual
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Townhall Media’s Julio Rosas was on the ground in Louisville, Kentucky, on Wednesday night reporting on the violent protests that erupted after police were not charged in the death of Breonna Taylor. Two police officers were during the Wednesday night riots. https://t.co/iM5dSB2Q9e‘s @Julio_Rosas11 joined @IngrahamAngle to report what he saw
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., September 21, 2020. (Patrick Semansky/Pool via Reuters) Over at Vox, Alex Ward writes that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech before the Wisconsin State Legislature this afternoon touched “on themes that could easily be construed as
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Thousands Expected To Attend Franklin Graham’s First-Ever Prayer March On Washington Bernadette Breslin on September 23, 2020 Thousands of people are expected to convene in Washington D.C. Saturday for Franklin Graham’s inaugural Prayer March, according to organizers. Tens of thousands have expressed interest in the Prayer March, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) told the
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A Michigan auto worker filed a federal unfair labor practice complaint Tuesday alleging that the United Auto Workers union continued charging her membership fees after she dropped her membership. Meagan Holmes, an inspector at plastic auto parts manufacturer Ventra Evart, filed the charges against United Auto Workers (UAW) with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB),
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Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday that there is no concept more misunderstood in American public discourse than the “separation of church and state.” Barr spoke at the virtual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast Tuesday morning where he accepted the Christifideles Laici Award for “exemplary selfless and steadfast service in the lord’s vineyard.” The attorney general
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Actress Patricia Heaton is a unicorn in Hollywood. She’s a conservative, pro-life woman who sometimes expresses political opinions through social media. Last weekend she posted a warning to her followers on Twitter – be prepared to hear an “onslaught of arrogant pronouncements” from people who are “ignorant of religion.” Though she didn’t tweet in specifics,
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A guest on MSNBC declared Wednesday that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron “should be ashamed of himself” after announcing that the three police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor will not be charged with murder, calling the black attorney general “skinfolk” but not “kinfolk.” The racially charged comments, made by retired LAPD sergeant
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A leftover from last night’s rally in Pennsylvania. We don’t have to speculate what he meant here when he implicitly excluded Omar from “our country.” He was clear about that last year. So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most
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Attorney General William Barr participates in a roundtable discussion about human trafficking in Atlanta, Ga., September 21, 2020. (Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters) Two months ago, President Trump and Attorney General Barr announced a surge in federal law-enforcement agents to cities that were plagued by skyrocketing violent crime. The ramp-up was called “Operation Legend,” in honor of LeGend
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Consultant Jeffrey Toobin participates in a panel for the FX Networks The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story during the Television Critics Association Cable Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif., January 16, 2016. (Kevork Djansezian/Reuters) Jeffrey Toobin, CNN’s partisan legal “analyst,” seems anxious about the future of abortion. Today, when Alisyn Camerota asserted that
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Today, on behalf of the Trump Administration, the Department of Justice sent draft legislation to Congress to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.  The draft legislative text implements reforms that the Department of Justice deemed necessary in its June Recommendations and follows a yearlong review of the outdated statute.  The legislation also executes President Trump’s
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Normally, we’d scoff at a “pounce” narrative, but in this case it’s justified — across the aisle and the political/media spectrum, too. Thanks to Senate Democrats’ attacks on Amy Coney Barrett in her 2017 appellate confirmation hearing, their hostility to practicing Catholics on the bench practically invites another fight over faith in the upcoming hearings.
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