Newt Gingrich

Hillary Clinton a "Racist Demagogue," Newt Gingrich Says as Sean Hannity Debuts at 9 p.m. Slot

Sean Hannity returns to his 9 p.m. slot, which puts him in direct competition with MSNBC's liberal firebrand Rachel Maddow.

Donald Trump

Sorry, Megyn Kelly, you can't sidestep politics

On a day dominated by political headlines — President Trump’s continued war on the NFL anthem protests, the Republicans’ failing health-care efforts, …

Elections

Gingrich to NFL: 'Arrogant Young Millionaires' Who Feel Oppressed 'Need a Therapist, Not a Publicity Stunt' Insider

<b>Schumer Slams Trump at Globalist Festival: 'Statue of Liberty Is Our Symbol, Not That Damned Wall'</b><p><b>NFL In London: Ravens, Jaguars Stand for 'God Save the Queen', Kneel for 'Star-Spangled Banner'</b><p>Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) fired back at NFL players and owners who objected to Trump's …

Dems' approval is as bad as Trump's; Congressional GOP's even worse (POLL)

President Donald Trump’s dismal approval ratings are hardly a thing of his own: Congressional Democrats are as unpopular as the president, …

Elections

'Megyn Kelly Today' Morning Show on NBC: What to Expect

The former Fox News host has a new gig—and it's not about politics.

Megyn Kelly

Newt Gingrich: Health care in America -- the single-payer disaster

A recent poll should worry all Americans who care about the quality and availability of health care in our country.<p>According to POLITICO/Morning Consult, 49 percent of American voters say they would support a single-payer health care system, where the only provider of health insurance in the United …

Health Care

U.S. needs to kill North Korean nuclear tests: Newt Gingrich

North Korea upped its increasingly antagonistic game of brinkmanship with the United States on Friday, threatening to launch a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.<p>That rhetoric followed President Donald Trump’s bombastic United Nations speech early this week, during which he suggested the Hermit …

North Korea

What's a 'dotard' anyway? Kim's insult to Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has confused a lot of English-speakers - though this time not about what he intends with his nuclear program.<p>Responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's bellicose warning to Pyongyang in his first speech to the United Nations on Tuesday, Kim on Friday called Trump a …

Kim Jong-un

In Rome, a Visit With the Anti-Trump

ROME — Walking to the Eternal City, over stones worn down by the sandals of centurions, on a pilgrim’s path nearly forgotten in all the layers of Italian time, the mind focuses as the muscles stiffen.<p>The Vatican is 100 kilometers (about 62 miles) away, according to a Via Francigena sign, and after …

Opinion

West Wing Reads for 9/21/17

<i>"PRESIDENT TRUMP’S UN ADDRESS REASSERTS PATRIOTISM AND SOVEREIGNTY"</i><p><i>- Newt Gingrich, Fox News</i><p>Newt Gingrich, a political contributor for Fox News, writes that “in one of the most important speeches of his presidency” at the UN General Assembly, President Trump “outlined a new standard for American …

UN General Assembly

Newt Gingrich : President Trump's UN address reasserts patriotism and sovereignty

In one of the most important speeches of his presidency, President Donald Trump has outlined a new standard for American leadership on the world stage. This speech explains the strategy of a sovereignty based nationalism as a clear alternative to the globalist desire to submerge nations in …

Opinion

'Shameless and ignorant': World stunned after Trump's fiery speech

The UK says military force against North Korea may remain an option following a fiery speech from Donald Trump at the UN.

North Korea

Newt Gingrich Pimps Plan to Make You Stupid for Just Three Hundred Bucks

Can Newt Gingrich give you the tools to intellectually defeat the left? He would like to try.<p>The disgraced former House majority leader and possible …

Republicans

Trump Tells UN to Back Reforms, Will Press for Firm Stance on North Korea Insider

<b>Kellyanne Conway: Trump Has Never Changed His Mind on Constructing the Wall</b><p><b>MO Governor on St. Louis Protests: Only Safe Space for Looters Is a Jail Cell</b><p><b>By Joseph Weber</b><p>President Trump stormed the international stage Monday, telling global leaders at the United Nations to back a reform agreement, …

North Korea

From ‘Lucifer’s Hammer’ to Newt’s Moon Base to Donald’s Wall—The Sci-Fi Roots of the Far Right

“Frank's right about the others. City people. Tourists. Hippies. Be here in droves pretty soon. We have to stop them.”<p>There is a tendency to see President Donald Trump as a radical break from the past.<p>But conservative techno-futurist Newt Gingrich sees Trump as ushering in a revolution — with a …

Newt Gingrich: Tax cuts for small business would change GOP trajectory

Time is running out for Republicans if they want to keep their governing majority in 2018.<p>After 238 days of having control of the White House and both houses of Congress, the GOP has only one major legislative achievement – the Senate confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.<p>This is, in …

Opinion

Pope Francis Makes Everything That Donald Trump and Steve Bannon Say Sound Stupid

The pontiff has positioned himself as the voice of reason—and of science—to confront Trump’s erratic and destructive instincts.<p>ROME—In a few short weeks, if the U.S. Senate confirms her appointment as ambassador to the Holy See, which is expected, Callista Gingrich should be unpacking her bags …

Donald Trump

Cookbook Writing and Farming Are Among Our Ambassadors' Many Inapplicable Qualifications

Donald Trump is well-known for appointing completely unqualified people for government positions. The same can be true, unsurprisingly, about his …

Republicans want to audit the poor...again

Catherine Rampell writes about the latest Republican effort to punish the poor:<p>Never accuse Republicans of being uncreative. Once again, they’ve …

Social Justice

Politicians Write Lots Of Books. Here’s How Far Into Them People Read.

Hillary Clinton’s new book, “What Happened,” comes out Tuesday and features her reflections on the 2016 election. Whether it’ll enter the pantheon of …

Politics

Jimmy Kimmel Live: Van Jones on Divided Country, Dreamers, Health Care, Prince & Newt Gingrich

Van talks about the divided state of our country, being friends with Newt Gingrich and Prince, how Jimmy’s monologue about his son Billy affected …

Comedy

The feud between the pope and Trump resurfaces, and this time it’s over Dreamers

In the latest chapter of the war of words between President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, the pontiff has criticized the president’s decision to …

Christianity

Being House Speaker is a miserable job

The Washington Post reported Thursday that "several influential House conservatives" are plotting to challenge Speaker Paul Ryan's leadership this …

Politics

DeVos Embrace of Predatory For-Profit Colleges Is Breathtaking

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos confers with staff members prior to testimony before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill June 6, …

Liberal View

Newt Gingrich thinks Trump’s deal with Pelosi and Schumer was VERY SMART!

Newt Gingrich isn’t even trying very hard in this interview with Fox’ n ‘Trump’s Friends to sell the deal that Trump made with Pelosi and Schumer. He …

Conservative View

Paul Ryan responds to rumors he's mad about Trump's grand deal with Democrats

House Speaker Paul Ryan insisted he is not worried about a deal President Donald Trump struck with Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer bundling hurricane relief with agreements on government funding Wednesday.<p>The deal included a three-month debt limit increase and a three-month resolution to …

Markets

Good Idea, Republicans. Let's See How This One Plays Out.

As an observer of the successful, if eternally floundering, modern American right, I think my favorite stall on the midway is the one where everybody does constitutional cosplay, kitting themselves out mentally (and, now and then, literally) in tricorns and knee-breeches, as though they’re …

U.S. Congress

House Speaker Paul Ryan faces grumbling from far-right flank, including Rep. Mark Meadows | McClatchy Washington Bureau

House Speaker Paul Ryan’s wobbly standing with staunch conservatives took a fresh hit Thursday, and while critical colleagues stopped short of …

U.S. Congress

House Conservatives Plot Mischief for Fall

“Several influential House conservatives are privately plotting ways to use the legislative calendar this fall to push their hard-line agenda — …

Politics

Ryan’s already-shaky status with GOP colleagues takes another hit

House Speaker Paul Ryan’s wobbly standing with staunch conservatives took a fresh hit Thursday, and while critical colleagues stopped short of …

U.S. Congress