In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Trump Schedule || Thursday, November 8, 2018

9:45 am || With the first lady, participates in a meet and greet with Supreme Court Justices; Supreme Court 10:00 am || Attends the investiture of Justice Brett Kavanaugh; Supreme Court 11:00 am || Meets with Secretary of State Pompeo All times Eastern

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White House Suspends Jim Acosta’s Press Pass

From a statement by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders: President Trump believes in a free press and expects and welcomes tough questions of him and his Administration. We will, however, never tolerate a reporter placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern. This conduct is absolutely unacceptable. It is also completely disrespectful to the

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Jeff Sessions Out as Attorney General

President Trump Wednesday announced via Twitter that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being replaced by his own chief of staff, who will serve on a temporary basis. We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States. He will serve our Country

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America Did Not Reject Trumpism on Election Day

This is from an article I wrote last night for NBC News: Trump’s message in large part prevailed. In many key states where he campaigned aggressively — including Florida, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee and Texas — Republican statewide candidates prevailed, perhaps due to Trump’s rollicking, improvisational rallies. He certainly didn’t hurt them. What liberals who believed the president would provoke a tsunami of new House Democrats

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CNN’s Jim Acosta Singlehandedly Sinks the Cause of a Free Press

CNN’s Jim Acosta was called on, allowed to ask several questions, and then told to sit down by the president. He refused and continued standing and talking, even wrestling with a young female White House staffer over the microphone. He offered a personal opinion, stating that the migrant caravan was not an “invasion,” disagreeing with President Trump’s opinion that it was. I’ve covered the White

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Why the 2016 Midterms Might Elect Trump in 2020

From a piece I did in the Washington Examiner: The biggest winner of the 2018 elections was someone not on any ballot — it was President Trump, specifically, his 2020 re-election campaign. Assuming the absence of catastrophic events like a war or economic collapse — and those things could happen — the midterms have perfectly positioned Trump to win in 2020. The narrow Democratic victory

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