Author: Brooke Singman

Dem rep on Weinstein scandal: Women have ‘responsibility’ to watch their attire and behavior

FOX NEWS Asked to comment on the Harvey Weinstein scandal, Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, right, told a reporter that women bear a certain “responsibility” to watch how they dress, and their behavior.  (Reuters/AP ) A Democratic congresswoman from Texas suggested in a local TV interview that women bear a certain “responsibility” when it comes to sexual harassment, saying their attire and behavior can be “inviting.” Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, later sought to clarify her comments and explained they came from an “old-school”perspective. But in the original interview with NBC 5 on Wednesday, Johnson ‘went there’ when asked to...

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Ben Sasse ‘dumped’ Dr. Pepper on Ted Cruz during Sessions hearing

FOX NEWS While sparks were flying during Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate testimony, soda was spilling.  In a sorely needed moment of comic relief during Wednesday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Sessions, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., followed up a heated exchange by declaring he had “dumped a Dr. Pepper” on Sen. Ted Cruz.  The admission came right after Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Sessions clashed over Franken’s Russia-related allegations. “There was some drama there,” Sasse noted, in an awkward moment, before transitioning to the soda situation. “Sorry to have added to the drama and distracted you for a minute....

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Background check laws having little effect, gun violence researchers discover

FOX NEWS Strict gun laws passed in two states to require background checks for every firearm sale had virtually no effect, a new study has found. Gun violence experts from the Center for Gun Policy and Research and the Violence Prevention Research Program conducted a study in Washington state, Colorado and Delaware to analyze whether state laws requiring more background checks actually resulted in more checks. The results, published in medical journal Injury Prevention, suggest the laws had little impact. Delaware was the only state that saw apparent results, with an increase ranging from 22 to 34 percent based...

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Trump slams Clinton for defending NFL anthem kneelers, says that ‘thinking’ is why she lost

FOX NEWS President Trump hammered Hillary Clinton on Monday for her defense of NFL players protesting the national anthem, saying that kind of “thinking” is why she lost the election.  In a joint White House press conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Trump was asked about Clinton’s latest comments on players who “take a knee.”  “Well—that’s why she lost the election. I mean, honestly, it’s that thinking—that is the reason she lost the election,” Trump responded.  He also repeated his early-morning call on Twitter for Clinton to run again. “Oh, I hope Hillary runs. Is she going...

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Trump to Values Voter Summit: ‘Times have changed … now they’re changing back’

FOX NEWS President Trump underscored his administration’s commitment to families and religious freedom Friday, saying that “times have changed, now they’re changing back.” Trump addressed an audience at the Values Voter Summit Friday, marking a milestone as the first sitting president to appear before the group.   “This morning I am honored and thrilled to return as the first sitting president to address this incredible gathering of friends,” Trump said. “So many friends.” Values Voter Summit was created in 2006 to “preserve the bedrock values” of traditional marriage, religious liberty, sanctity of life, and limited government “that make our...

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Trump and Mattis team up to refute NBC nuke report, blast ‘disgusting’ press

FOX NEWS President Trump and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on Wednesdaly publicly refuted an NBC News report that claimed the commander-in-chief wanted to drastically increase the U.S. nuclear arsenal, with Trump calling the press “disgusting.”  On the sidelines of a meeting in the Oval Office with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Trump slammed the NBC report that said he sought a “nearly tenfold increase” in the nuclear arsenal during a summer meeting.  “Frankly, it’s disgusting the press is able to write whatever it wants to write and people should look into it,” Trump told reporters. “I never discussed...

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Trump threatens to target licenses of ‘NBC and the Networks’ after nuclear arsenal report

FOX NEWS President Trump openly threatened Wednesday to go after the licenses of NBC News and the “Networks,” as he ratcheted up his complaints about “Fake News.” “With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!” Trump tweeted. This was after he challenged the accuracy of an NBC News report that said he sought a “nearly tenfold increase” in the nuclear arsenal during a summer meeting.  “Fake @NBCNews made up a story that I wanted a ‘tenfold’ increase in our U.S. nuclear arsenal. Pure...

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Trump says ‘about time’ after NFL’s Goodell calls on players to stand for anthem

FOX NEWS President Trump said Wednesday it’s “about time” after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to teams calling on players to “honor our flag” and stand for the national anthem.  “It is about time that Roger Goodell of the NFL is finally demanding that all players STAND for our great National Anthem – RESPECT OUR COUNTRY,” Trump tweeted early Wednesday. The president’s comments come a day after Goodell sent a letter to NFL executives and club presidents, aiming to move past the weeks-long feud between the White House and NFL players who have kneeled or otherwise protested...

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