Warren explanation for Ed Buck endorsement mistake belied by email

Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign says alleged serial predator Ed Buck landed on a list of people endorsing her for president because it was compiled by an outside group of Obama campaign and administration alumni. But an email obtained by the Washington Examiner shows otherwise. On Thursday, the Washington Examiner reported that one of the Obama […]

Absurd ‘hold the impeachment articles’ scheme doomed to fail

The House of Representatives impeached President Trump, and at long last, some Democratic members of the House and plenty of progressive activists got what they’ve wanted since January 2017. Naturally, however, that’s not enough. With removal from office as likely as there being a faraway world with munchkins, yellow brick roads, and flying monkeys, Trump, […]

Senate clears first of two bills to fund government through 2020

The Senate approved the first of two spending packages to fund the federal government through fiscal 2020. The 71-23 vote Thursday clears the measure for President Trump’s likely signature ahead of a Dec. 20 deadline. The spending bill funds eight federal departments, including Labor, Health and Human Services, Agriculture, military construction, and Veterans Affairs. The […]

‘Stop it!’: Ilhan Omar tries to shout down Kevin McCarthy for quoting colleague’s ‘impeach the motherf—er’ remark

Rep. Ilhan Omar tried to stop House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy from quoting her fellow “Squad” member Rep. Rashida Tlaib during the House’s debate on impeachment. “Stop it!” the Minnesota Democrat can be heard repeatedly shouting while McCarthy paraphrased Tlaib saying in January that Democrats would “impeach the motherf—er,” referring to President Trump. The four […]

McConnell to Pelosi: You can keep your impeachment articles

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he wouldn’t negotiate the terms of a Senate trial with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is threatening to withhold the articles of impeachment. “It’s beyond me how the speaker and Democratic leader in the Senate think withholding the articles of impeachment and not sending them over gives them […]

Impeachment set to leave Buttigieg as only top-tier 2020 Democrat campaigning full time

The end of Pete Buttigieg’s term as mayor of South Bend, Indiana, on Dec. 31 comes at a fortuitous time for him in the Democratic presidential race, freeing him from mayoral obligations a full month before the first state nominating contests begin while his competitors tend to Washington obligations. Buttigieg, 37, will become a full-time […]