Author: Brooke Singman

Trump predicts Virginia will return to GOP control amid scandal engulfing Democrats

FOX NEWS EMBATTLED GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA, RALPH NORTHAM President Trump predicted Thursday that Virginia will return to Republican control in the next election, amid the scandal engulfing top Democrats in the state. “Democrats at the top are killing the Great State of Virginia. If the three failing pols were Republican, far stronger action would be taken. Virginia will come back HOME Republican [sic] in 2020!” Trump tweeted early Thursday. (The next gubernatorial election is scheduled for 2021, as Virginia holds off-year elections.) Trump’s tweet comes as another top Virginia official, Attorney General Mark Herring, admitted to dressing in blackface in...

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Trump accuses Schiff of ‘unlimited presidential harassment’ amid new probe

FOX NEWS President Trump lashed out anew Thursday at House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, accusing him of “unlimited presidential harassment” after the panel announced a sweeping new probe into the president’s foreign business dealings and Russian election meddling. “So now Congressman Adam Schiff announces, after having found zero Russian Collusion, that he is going to be looking at every aspect of my life, both financial and personal, even though there is no reason to be doing so. Never happened before!” Trump tweeted early Thursday. TRUMP CALLS SCHIFF ‘POLITICAL HACK’ AS DEMS OPEN NEW RUSSIA PROBE, SEND TRANSCRIPTS TO...

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Ocasio-Cortez compares members of migrant caravan to Jews fleeing Nazi Germany

FOX NEWS New York Democratic congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez compared migrant caravan to Jewish families fleeing Nazi Germany.  (AP) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the star Democratic congresswoman-elect from New York, compared migrant caravan members who clashed over the weekend with U.S. border agents to Jewish families fleeing Nazi Germany and other targets of genocide. Ocasio-Cortez, who was elected to represent New York’s 14th Congressional District earlier this month, tweeted over the weekend in support of those attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. She compared those fleeing violence in Central America to those who escaped Germany, Rwanda and Syria. “Asking to be considered a refugee...

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Trump declares ‘market would crash’ if Democrats impeached him

FOX NEWS President Trump, in an exclusive interview with Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt, warned that the “market would crash” if he’s ever impeached while questioning why Democrats would even consider that course in the future.  “I don’t know how you can impeach somebody who’s done a great job,” Trump said, in the interview which aired Thursday on “Fox & Friends.”  The president weighed in on calls from the left to pursue impeachment if Democrats seize the House in the midterms. That speculation kicked up following the plea deal struck by his former attorney Michael Cohen claiming the president was...

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Trump rips Cohen for ‘flipping’ praises Manafort in exclusive FNC interview

FOX NEWS President Trump blasted his former attorney, Michael Cohen, for “flipping” on him and praised another ex-lieutenant with legal trouble, Paul Manafort, in an exclusive “Fox & Friends” interview with Ainsely Earhardt airing Thursday morning. The sit-down comes during a dizzying week that saw Cohen plead guilty and Manafort get convicted for crimes that mostly had to do with their personal business dealings. But Cohen also admitted making hush money payments on behalf of Trump in what prosecutors say amounted to campaign violations. “[Cohen] makes a better deal when he uses me, like everybody else,” Trump said. “And one...

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Trump welcomes statement from North Korea, says talks to reinstate summit ‘productive’

FOX NEWS President Trump kept the diplomacy door open with North Korea on Friday, welcoming the regime’s latest “productive” statement and saying the two sides are still talking following the administration’s decision to cancel a planned summit with Kim Jong Un.  In a tweet on Friday night, the president said talks about reinstating a June summit that was canceled earlier this week were progressing: “We are having very productive talks with North Korea about reinstating the Summit which, if it does happen, will likely remain in Singapore on the same date, June 12th., and, if necessary, will be extended...

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House fails to pass constitutional balanced budget amendment

FOX NEWS The House of Representatives failed to pass an amendment to the Constitution that would require a balanced budget, following a damning Congressional Budget Office report that said the tax reform law and the omnibus spending package would push the deficit to just under $1 trillion in 2019. The vote was 233 years to 184 nays, but in order to pass a Constitutional amendment, the measure would have needed two-thirds vote for adoption—meaning almost 50 more congressman needed to be in favor of the measure. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said the House has “repeatedly passed balanced...

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EPA’s Pruitt plans to ease Obama-era automobile emissions standards

FOX NEWS EPA plans rollback of Obama era fuel economy standards The Obama Administration imposed standards which would have required automakers to nearly double the average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks by the year 2025 to 54.5 miles per gallon; Doug McKelway reports on changes coming to this regulation. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday it would revise automobile emissions standards set by the Obama administration, slamming the Obama-era EPA as setting too strict standards, which he deemed “not appropriate.” The move, following Pruitt’s completion of the Midterm Evaluation process, would weaken greenhouse gas...

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