Author: Brooke Singman

Trump slams Senate intel committee for not probing ‘Fake News’

FOX NEWS President Trump lashed out Thursday morning at the Senate Intelligence Committee’s Russia probe, asking why the panel has yet to look into “Fake News Networks” in the U.S.  “Why Isn’t the Senate Intel Committee looking into the Fake News Networks in OUR country to see why so much of our news is just made up – FAKE!” Trump tweeted. The president’s tweets come one day after chairman of the committee Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the panel plans to move forward with the investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign officials during the 2016...

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Trump slams ‘Fake News’ for coverage of Puerto Rico trip

FOX NEWS On the heels of his trip to Puerto Rico and ahead of his Wednesday visit to Las Vegas, President Trump took to Twitter to slam the “Fake News Media” for not reporting the “truth.” “Wow, so many Fake News stories today. No matter what I do or say, they will not write or speak truth. The Fake News Media is out of control!” Trump tweeted early Wednesday. The complaint came after numerous media outlets criticized him for comments made during his trip to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. During his visit, the president pointed out that 16 people died...

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Mattis backs Iran deal ahead of deadline, despite Trump criticism

FOX NEWS Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testified Tuesday that the United States should remain in the Iran nuclear deal, as President Trump weighs whether to renew the controversial agreement ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline.  The president has been highly critical of the Obama-era pact, as recently as last month calling it one of the “worst deals” he’s ever seen.  But Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford both indicated support for the agreement during a hearing Tuesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Mattis was pressed by Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, on whether...

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Las Vegas shooting: White House hits Clinton, Dems for rush to gun control

FOX NEWS White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Monday chided congressional Democrats — and Hillary Clinton — for sounding the call for gun control within hours of the Las Vegas massacre.  “There is a time and a place for political debate but now is the time for the country to come together,” Sanders said at the daily briefing. “This is an unspeakable tragedy. Today is a day for consoling survivors and mourning those who were lost.” Sanders noted that the investigation into Sunday’s attack is still ongoing, and a motive is yet to be determined.  “It is premature...

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Trump deletes tweets supporting defeated Luther Strange

FOX NEWS President Trump made no secret about his strong support for Sen. Luther Strange in Tuesday’s GOP primary runoff in Alabama – but now that Roy Moore is the victor, the president has deleted some of his Twitter endorsements.  The president apparently has scrubbed three tweets as of Wednesday morning, with the Senate race now called for Moore, the former Alabama chief justice. Trump endorsed Strange last month, even making a last-ditch campaign appearance for him at a rally in Alabama Friday evening.  Strange, despite enjoying GOP establishment support, entered the runoff against Moore as the underdog. But...

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Top Republican Sen. Bob Corker announces he will not seek re-election

FOX NEWS In this April 5, 2016, file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Rep  ( (Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. ) The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., announced Tuesday that he will leave the Senate when his term expires next year, and will not seek re-election. “After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past year, Elizabeth and I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires at the end of 2018,”...

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GOP rep calls for McCain ‘recall’ amid cancer diagnosis, ObamaCare repeal fight

FOX NEWS GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert on Monday urged Arizona to “recall” Sen. John McCain amid his recent brain cancer diagnosis, while criticizing his Republican colleague for going back on his 2016 campaign vow to repeal ObamaCare.  “[McCain] is one of those that said I will repeal—if he had said last year what he was going to do,” he would have lost, Gohmert, R-Texas, said on “Fox & Friends” early Monday.  “Nothing inhibits recovery from cancer like stress. I think Arizona could help him, and us. Recall him, let him fight successfully this terrible cancer, and let’s get someone...

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Trump launches tweetstorm against Kim Jong Un, Rand Paul, ‘Russia hoax’

FOX NEWS President Trump fired off a tweetstorm early Friday slamming Sen. Rand Paul, Kim Jong Un, the “Russia hoax” and the Facebook controversy.  He started with a shot at Paul, the only Republican who so far has come out strongly against the latest ObamaCare overhaul bill. “Rand Paul, or whoever votes against Hcare Bill, will forever  (future political campaigns) be known as ‘the Republican who saved ObamaCare,’” Trump tweeted. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, intends to bring the bill to the floor for vote next week. The president pivoted to another big focus of his administration –...

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