Author: Brooke Singman

John Kerry reportedly coaches Palestinians not to ‘yield’ to Trump in peace talks, spurring backlash

FOX NEWS The former Secretary of State and presidential candidate reportedly told Palestinian leader Mahmooud Abbas’ aide to stand his ground in talks with the US  (Getty Images) Former Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly tried to meddle in Middle East peace talks, allegedly telling a close associate of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas not to “yield to President Trump’s demands.”  Israeli news outlet Maariv reported on the apparent meeting between Kerry and Hussein Agha in London, where the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee also reportedly floated a possible encore bid in 2020.   But in the conversation, Kerry reportedly told Agha...

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Government shutdown: Federal workforce benched as furloughs begin

FOX NEWS This aerial picture shows the Washington Monument (R) standing on the National Mall and the White House in Washington, U.S., June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts – RC1419581EC0 Monday marks the start of another work week for many Americans, but hundreds of thousands of government employees have now been furloughed as the government shutdown enters its third day — and its first weekday.  The federal government ran out of funding Friday night at 11:59 p.m. EST, after Republicans and Democrats failed to reach a deal to pass a short-term deal to fund the government another 30 days and...

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Trump Heading to Pennsylvania to back GOP candidate Rick Saccone in key special House race

FOX NEWS U.S. President Donald Trump attends a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring former Senate majority leader Bob Dole (R) at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria – HP1EE1H1LVVNC President Trump is throwing his weight behind a fellow Republican’s battle to keep an open House seat in GOP hands Thursday, in what could be a key bellwether for the November midterm elections. Rick Saccone will face off against Democrat Conor Lamb on March 13 in a push to succeed former Republican Rep. Tim Murphy’s 18th Congressional District seat. Murphy resigned in October over a...

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Corey Lewandowski, Rick Dearborn testify before House Intel Committee as part of Russia probe

FOX NEWS Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowksi and another key Trump aide will testify behind closed doors Wednesday as part of a congressional probe into Russian collusion with Trump campaign associates. Lewandowski and Deputy White House Chief of Staff Rick Dearbon’s interviews with the House Intelligence Committee come after ex-White House chief strategist Steve Bannon met with congressional investigators for almost 12 hours on Tuesday. Fox News learned that Bannon was subpoenaed during his committee interview Tuesday for information the White House instructed him not to give regarding his time in the administration and his time during the...

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Mueller issues Steve Bannon subpoena in special counsel Russia probe

FOX NEWS FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, speaks during an event in Manchester, N.H. Breitbart News Network announced Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, that Bannon is stepping down as chairman of the conservative news site. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File) Fired White House chief strategist and ex-Trump campaign manager Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller, Fox News has confirmed. First reported by The New York Times, the Bannon subpoena was issued by Mueller’s team last week. Sources told Fox News that Bannon’s subpoena, requiring him to appear before a grand jury...

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Steve Bannon testifies before House Intel Committee as part of Russia probe

FOX NEWS Fallen former President Trump confidante Steve Bannon will testify to lawmakers behind closed doors Tuesday in his first appearance on Capitol Hill since he ran afoul of the administration over quotes attributed to him in a bombshell book. A source close to the House Intelligence Committee told Fox News that the former White House chief strategist and Trump campaign manager will likely be questioned over information in Michael Wolff’s book: “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.” In the book, Bannon slammed the president’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., son-in-law Jared Kushner and ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Bannon...

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Steve Bannon, Corey Lewandowski to testify this week at House Intel Committee

FOX NEWS Former White House chief strategist and ex-Trump campaign manager Steve Bannon will testify before the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday as part of its Russia probe, in what will be his first appearance on Capitol Hill since the Michael Wolff book firestorm. Bannon, who stepped down as executive chairman of Breitbart News last week following a dramatic falling out with the president over Wolff’s anti-Trump book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” will be interviewed behind closed doors by congressional investigators probing Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates during the 2016 presidential election....

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Man allegedly threatened by former NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer files formal complaint

FOX NEWS Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer campaigns in New York, July 8, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo – TM3ECAB0WXS01 New York Police Department detectives are now formally looking into a man’s claim that former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer crudely threatened to stab him in a Manhattan restaurant.  Jamie Antolini filed a formal complaint Friday at the NYPD 19th Precinct over the Jan. 2 incident. Antolini claimed that Spitzer threatened that he would “get a f—king knife and stab you right in your f—g c—k!” after overhearing him praise a longtime Spitzer enemy. The complaint was listed as...

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