Author: Adam Shaw

Lawmakers head toward a government shutdown showdown amid DACA fight

FOX NEWS Republicans and Democrats scrambled Thursday to avoid a government shutdown — with a short-term spending bill to keep the government open heading to the House and Senate possibly lacking vital support in both chambers. House Republicans will look to push an interim spending bill on Thursday afternoon to run the government through to Feb. 16, a move that would avoid an impending shutdown due to start late Friday night.  That bill includes a multi-year extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP), but is absent of any language to legalize the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) for illegal immigrants brought to...

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Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake compares Trump’s press attacks to Stalin in fiery Senate floor speech

FOX NEWS Sen. Jeff Flake attacked Trump for his criticisms of the media.  (Fox News) Outgoing Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake launched a fiery attack on President Trump Wednesday over Trump’s criticisms of the media — alleging that the president pushes “pernicious fantasies,” uses Stalinist language and causes global instability by undermining the free press. “An American president who cannot take criticism, who must constantly deflect and distort and distract, who must find someone else to blame is charting a very dangerous path. And a Congress that fails to act as a check on the president adds to the...

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Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake blasts Trump for attacks on press in fiery Senate floor speech

FOX NEWS Sen. Jeff Flake attacked Trump for his criticisms of the media.  (Fox News) Outgoing Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake launched a fiery attack on President Trump Wednesday over Trump’s criticisms of the media — painting the president as a despot who spouts “pernicious fantasies” and causes global instability by his undermining of a free press. “An American president who cannot take criticism, who must constantly deflect and distort and distract, who must find someone else to blame is charting a very dangerous path. And a Congress that fails to act as a check on the president adds...

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Justice Antonin Scalia was ‘enthusiastic’ about Donald Trump’s candidacy, author says

FOX NEWS Justice Antonin Scalia was reportedly ‘enthusiastic’ about a Trump presidential run.  (Reuters) The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was “enthusiastic” about Donald Trump’s candidacy, according to the author of a new book about the conservative icon. “Early on he was enthusiastic about the idea that we had a candidate whose every utterance was not airbrushed,” Bryan Garner, author of “Nino and Me: My Unusual Friendship with Justice Antonin Scalia,” said on “Fox & Friends” Tuesday. Garner said that Scalia was speaking in the early days of the primaries, so he warned that it should not be...

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Chelsea Manning files to run for US Senate seat in Maryland

FOX NEWS Chelsea Manning has filed to run for the U.S. Senate in Maryland.  (AP) Chelsea Manning, a transgender former Army intelligence analyst convicted of leaking classified documents, has filed to run for the U.S. Senate. The Washington Post first reported Saturday that Manning has filed to run in Maryland for the seat of Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin. The Federal Election Commission website shows a Jan. 11 filing for “Chelsea Manning for U.S. Senate” with the party affiliation registered as Democrat — suggesting a primary challenge for Cardin. Manning, then known as Bradley Manning, was arrested in 2010 and...

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Rep. Maxine Waters says she will boycott Trump’s State of the Union, calls him a ‘liar’

FOX NEWS Rep. Maxine Waters says she will boycott President Trump’s State of the Union address.  (Reuters) Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., on Friday became the latest Democrat to announce that she will not be attending President Trump’s State of the Union address later this month — amid growing Democratic plans to protest the event. “Why would I take my time to go and sit and listen to a liar?” Waters said on MSNBC. “To someone who lies in the face of facts, someone who can change their tune day in and day out. What does he have to say...

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Trump to take populist ‘America First’ message to globalist Davos summit

FOX NEWS The White House announced that President Trump will attend the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.  (AP) President Trump is set to join the ultimate cool kids’ club at the World Economic Forum in the swish Swiss town of Davos, where he is expected to push his “America First” agenda — but how the brash billionaire from Queens will be received at the highfalutin meeting of globalist elites is far from clear. The White House announced Tuesday that Trump will attend the World Economic Forum, where international bigwigs, executives and politicians rub shoulders. The White House said Trump’s...

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Lavish Obama Center hits mounting opposition in Chicago as profs blast plans, ‘socially regressive’ ideas

FOX NEWS An artists impression of the Obama Presidential Center.  (Obama.org) Plans for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago are coming under fire amid concerns about the cost and doubts about the benefits for the local area, with a group of professors from the school where Barack Obama once taught slamming one proposal as “socially regressive.” The former president said in a video statement released Tuesday that he had been “pretty hands-on” with the project and had high hopes for what it could do for the local area. “Michelle and I want this Center to be more than just...

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