Jeff Flake

Sessions orders review of gun background check system after Texas church shooting

US attorney general gives FBI and ATF 60 days to investigate whether military and other agencies are failing to provide information to database<p>Three weeks after a gunman used an assault rifle purchased despite a court-martial conviction to kill 25 people in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, …

Gun Control

Trump Finally Makes A Statement About Roy Moore And It’s As Bad As You Think It Is

Trump backs Republican regardless of accusations<p>As we all know, the most endearing quality of pedophiles is their honesty. So it’s no wonder that …

Donald Trump

Herman Cain Makes Bold Prediction About 2020 Presidential Election - The GOP Isn't Going to Like it

Businessman and former presidential candidate Herman Cain has made known his prediction regarding what will happen during the 2020 presidential …

Elections

Why you're stuck paying this hated tax at least 1 more year

This time last year, many investors believed that many unpopular tax provisions would be history by now. The election of President Donald Trump came with the promise of tax reform, with the goal of simplifying the tax laws.<p>One of the provisions many had expected to disappear was the net investment …

Retirement

Expiring provisions threaten to upend promised tax relief

Congressional Republicans have implanted nearly 50 expiring provisions in their tax-cut bills that, if left unaddressed, would transform what …

U.S. Congress

Let's thank Americans who stand up against demagoguery, scapegoating and sexual harassment

CLOSE<p>Kirsten Anderson won a $1.75 million lawsuit against Iowa Senate Republicans for sexual harassment and wrongful termination. Now, she's speaking …

Des Moines

Can Trump-Haters Be Thankful for Him?

Posted: Nov 23, 2017 12:01 AM<p>Any other Republican president but Donald Trump might expect to get at least some credit for the mostly positive …

Conservative View

Seven Things Conservatives Should Be Thankful For

Posted: Nov 23, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>Source: Photo courtesy of Kurt Schlichter</i><p>If you listen to the nattering nabobs of social media negativity, and you …

Conservative View

The big questions surrounding diversity visas

Today is the deadline to apply for the 2019 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program lottery. President Trump has called on Congress to "terminate" the …

Politics

The Senate Tax Bill’s Chances Just Got Better

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski’s decision to agree to smash Obamacare’s individual mandate may remove one obstacle to passing the Senate Republican …

Health Care

Republicans Against the Tax Bill

A number of Republican Senators have expressed strong reservations about the tax reform bill currently under consideration in the upper house. While …

Conservative View

37 of 38 economists said the GOP tax plans would grow the debt. The 38th misread the question.

An overwhelming majority of academic economists say in a new survey that the Republican tax proposals would cause America's debt to grow by one critical measure.<p>Thirty-seven of 38 experts surveyed by the University of Chicago's Initiative on Global Markets agreed that the GOP tax bills in Congress …

Economics

Editorial: Why, Exactly, Are Democrats Opposed to Trump's Tax Reform Bill?

In 1986, President Reagan signed the largest overhaul of the U.S. tax system since the New Deal. The law simplified the tax code and substantially …

Politics

Will This Catalyst Soon Cause Bank Stocks to Soar?

Tax reform is a big deal for big banks.<p>I spend most of my days studying banks and their stocks, but the thing I'm focused on right now has little to …

Investing

Trump and Havana’s Hard-liners

This month, the United States Treasury Department quietly released a new set of regulations rolling back the rights of Americans to travel and do …

Cuba

Ingraham Calls On ‘Old Timers’ in Congress To Retire: They’re ‘Long Past Their Expiration Dates’

In wake of the recent sexual harassment allegations made against 88-year old Rep. <b>John Conyers</b> (D-MI), <b>Laura Ingraham</b> went after Capitol Hill’s …

Laura Ingraham

The incredible shrinking presidency of Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the past 7 days, President Trump has attacked the following people -- and institutions -- on Twitter:<p>* LaVar Ball<p>* LiAngelo Ball<p>* Cody Riley<p>* Jalen Hill<p>* Marshawn Lynch<p>* Jeff Flake<p>* Hillary Clinton<p>* Al Franken<p>* The New York Times<p>* CNN<p>Three of those people are college freshmen at UCLA. …

Politics

The Trump tax plan is much worse than you thought. A new analysis confirms it.

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>The fate of the Senate GOP tax plan now rests in the hands of a few undecided Republican senators, and next week, they will make up their minds. But a new nonpartisan analysis of the plan will make it much, much harder for them to embrace it — or at least it should, if their stated …

Politics

Fox News Host Neil Cavuto Gets Fed Up with Trump's Antics and Tells Him to 'Act Like' a President

Fox News host Neil Cavuto is tired of President Donald Trump's childish Twitter feuds and decided he'd had enough.<p>Trump's attacks on Sen. Jeff Flake …

Donald Trump

A Nation Divided: Is Donald Trump An Idiot Or A Moron? [Opinion]

Two top members of the Trump Administration are at odds and have the nation doing some soul searching over a burning issue.<p>Is President Donald Trump …

News (U.S.)

Trump Critic Jeff Flake May Be Leaving Senate — But Someone We All Know May Fill His Shoes

Boyd Matheson, a Utah conservative and former chief of staff for Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), announced Monday he will not run for Senate in 2018, leading …

Elections

Everyone is blasting Trump for writing 'mike' instead of 'mic' — but here's why Trump is right

• <b>Twitter users mocked Trump for shortening the word microphone to "mike" in a Sunday-night tweet.</b>• <b><br>They suggested Trump was spelling the word incorrectly, as he has done with other words in the past.</b>• <b><br>But the argument over whether to say "mike" or mic" has a surprisingly rich linguistic history,</b> …

U.S. Politics

Stephen Colbert is puzzled, delighted by Trump's bizarre weekend tweets

Stephen Colbert kicked of Monday's <i>Late Show</i> with the news that Monday is hard, as demonstrated in the foiled plans of a Weather Channel cameraman to …

Stephen Colbert

Why I Tipped off BuzzFeed to the Biggest Story of the Year

Congressman John Conyers Jr is a serial sexual predator, and I gave the story to BuzzFeed rather than break it myself.<p>“Pull over, I’m about to throw …

Mike Cernovich

Jeff Flake Spoke Up. Time to Put Up.

It was just a month ago this Friday that Senator Jeff Flake, the Arizona Republican, rose in the Senate to insist that we “must never adjust to the present coarseness of our national dialogue,” laying a hefty share of the blame for it on “the tone set up at the top.”<p>He used those remarks to condemn …

Opinion

The White House Wants to Pass Tax Reform. But President Trump Isn't Helping

Before he left for Asia, President Trump said his Administration would be working to pass a tax reform bill.<p>“They’ll be all over the country working …

U.S. Politics

The Most Daring Women Don’t Always Make Headlines

The new generation of #WomenWhoDare are those who refuse to conform. They dare to do the impossible, encouraging young visionaries to break—not just push—boundaries, inspiring people around the world to fight for what they believe in. Here, Cecile Richards pens an important essay about the ordinary …

Democrats

This is Jeff Flake's chance to back up his tough talk

<b>(CNN) —</b> On October 24, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake made a speech. In the coming weeks, he'll have a chance to take a stand.<p>Republicans in the Senate are hoping to move their tax plan before the end of the year, but with such a narrow majority, party leaders cannot, for now, afford more than two …

U.S. Politics

McMaster calling Trump a "kindergartner" makes him latest official questioning the president's intelligence

President Donald Trump just can't get Washington to respect him, with his national security adviser H.R. McMaster becoming the latest person in the …

Donald Trump

With Tax-Plan Push, Hatch Faces a Deal-Making Test

WASHINGTON—Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch prides himself on a history of bipartisan legislating, but in the push for a U.S. tax overhaul, it has been anything but that.<p>In a heated exchange last week, Mr. Hatch, a Utah Republican, shouted at Sen. Sherrod Brown after the Ohio Democrat argued the plan was …

U.S. Congress