Author: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

GOP candidate says he’d use ‘2nd Amendment’ against anyone who treats his daughter like Trump ‘treats women’

FOX NEWS Danny Stockstill, an Oklahoma congressional candidate, said he would “use my Second Amendment” if his daughter dated someone who treated her like President Trump “treats women.”  (stockstillforcongress.com) A Republican congressional hopeful said Tuesday he would “use my Second Amendment” if his daughter dated someone who treated her like President Trump “treats women.”  Danny Stockstill, a business owner and Southern Baptist pastor, took the swipe at Trump during a forum with other GOP congressional candidates in Tulsa. He said he would also not allow his son to exhibit similar behavior toward women, Tulsa World reported. “If my daughter ever...

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‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon could be New York’s next governor: A look at her political activism

FOX NEWS Actress Cynthia Nixon to run for NY governorship Former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon took to Twitter to announce her plan to run for New York governor. The actress will challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary in September. Cynthia Nixon, known as Miranda Hobbes by fans of HBO’s “Sex and the City” series, officially declared her candidacy for governor of New York on March 19 – challenging incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo. “New York is my home. I’ve never lived anywhere else,” Nixon said in a campaign video. “New York is where I was...

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What is the farm bill? From food stamps to conservation efforts, a look at the massive legislation

FOX NEWS House Republicans are gearing up for their next project: the farm bill. From food stamps to conservation issues, the farm bill is a huge piece of legislation that needs to be updated by Congress about every 5 years. It influences everything about agriculture production — from how food is grown to how its distributed, including on an international level. The farm bill’s massive size and undertaking gives way to various critiques from those who think its too costly or doesn’t do quite enough. House Republicans are reportedly just short of the 218 votes it needs to pass...

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If Trump gets subpoenaed in Mueller’s Russia investigation, here’s what could happen

FOX NEWS President Trump has been warned Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team could issue him a subpoena in an effort to force his hand to testify, his former attorney said. John Dowd, who resigned as Trump’s lead lawyer on the Russia investigation in March, reportedly raised the possibility of a subpoena during a meeting with the president’s legal team before he left. Mueller, 73, took over the federal government’s probe into alleged collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russian officials in May 2017. Since then, Trump has repeatedly derided the investigation as a “witch hunt” and denied any collusion. Read on...

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What Trump has said about Comey – from having ‘guts’ to being a ‘nut job’

FOX NEWS While President Trump has publicly lambasted his former FBI chief, not everything he’s said about James Comey has been negative.  (Reuters/Joshua Roberts) From his handling of a probe into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to his investigation into Russian meddling in the election, former FBI Director James Comey has long been a punching bag for President Trump. After Comey left the FBI, Trump accused him of leaving the agency in “tatters.” And as Comey prepares for his explosive tell-all book to be released, Trump called for the former FBI boss to be “prosecuted” for allegedly leaking information and...

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What is the TPP trade deal?

FOX NEWS Trump signs executive order withdrawing US from TPP President fulfills campaign pledge on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal; additionally signs order placing hiring freeze on some federal workers, reinstate ban on providing federal money to international groups that perform abortions Despite having pulled out of the trade deal last year, President Trump has reportedly asked his top trade officials to negotiate re-entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). He told a group of Republican senators at the White House he would ask Robert Lighthizer, the U.S. trade representative, and Larry Kudlow, his national economic council chairman, to “get it...

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Who is James Mattis? 5 things to know about the defense secretary

FOX NEWS For more than a year, James “Jim” Mattis has been President Trump’s secretary of defense. In his position, Mattis, 67, has bucked with the administration in advocating for the U.S. to stay in the Iran nuclear deal and backed Trump’s plan to restrict transgender individuals from serving in the military, according to the White House. Mattis has a storied history serving in the U.S. Marines. Additionally, he served on the board of Theranos, an embattled health technology company. He assumed office as the nation’s defense secretary on January 20, 2017. Here are five things to know about...

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Who is John Kelly? A look at Trump’s White House chief of staff

FOX NEWS Retired Gen. John Kelly was one of President Trump’s first Cabinet picks – but he hasn’t had the same role throughout the administration. First tapped to lead the Department of Homeland Security, Kelly, 67, became Trump’s White House chief of staff in July 2017. “He’s a Great American and a Great Leader,” Trump said on social media at the time. “John has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. He has been a true star of my Administration.” The decorated military veteran was brought on to bring order to what was seen as a chaotic White...

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