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4 Key Questions Before the Trump-Kim Meeting

President Donald Trump’s upcoming meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un may appear to be a breakthrough between two leaders who openly talked about nuclear war in 2017. However, national security experts caution against expecting too much from a historic meeting that still has …

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Federal Government Continues to Give Native American Tribes a Bad Deal

The Department of the Interior has worked steadily to increase opportunity and access to the federal lands and resources under its purview. Earlier this week, the department released a comprehensive list of its accomplishments thus far in 2018. One area that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke …

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Podcast: The Week in Review, Plus an Interview With Rep. Louie Gohmert on Comey and Mueller

On today’s edition of The Daily Signal podcast, Rob Bluey and Ginny Montalbano review the week’s top news. We feature an exclusive interview with Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, who spoke to us about former FBI Director James Comey’s new book, special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, …

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South Dakota Republicans Push for Higher Taxes

President Donald Trump may have spearheaded a large tax cut late last year, but two members of his party apparently prefer that Americans pay more. In two different battlegrounds, South Dakota Republicans are leading the charge to increase the ability of tax collectors to reach …

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Remembering Columbine, 19 Years Later

It’s one of those moments that life sears into our memory. Nineteen years ago today, Americans turned on the news. And we saw it: the harrowing footage of students running out of Columbine High School. I learned later the Columbine attackers tried to prevent those …

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Budget Director Mick Mulvaney Says He Will Ask Congress to Cut Spending in ‘Coming Weeks’

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says his staff will soon be sending a package to Congress to rescind some of the planned spending in the $1.3 trillion omnibus bill signed last month by President Donald Trump. “[We] hope to have something here …

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Transition of Power in Cuba: What You Need to Know

For the first time since 1959, on Thursday someone with a last name other than Castro became president of the island nation. However, as Heritage Foundation expert Ana Quintana explains to The Daily Signal, that is about the only thing that will change in the …

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Andrew McCabe, FBI’s Former No. 2, Faces Criminal Probe for Lying, Leaking

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog has asked for a criminal probe of the FBI’s recently ousted top deputy for leaking and lying to investigators, several media outlets report. Michael Horowitz, inspector general at the Justice Department and an appointee of President Barack Obama, sent a …

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Renewed US Leadership Blocks Abortion Agenda at the UN

For the third time in the past four years, the United Nations Commission on Population and Development has ended in failure—good news for defenders of national sovereignty in the face of hegemonic U.N. pressures. Negotiations concluded last Friday without producing an outcome document, which is the whole purpose of the two-week process. The …

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Podcast: Happy Tax Freedom Day!

Today is Tax Freedom Day, and The Heritage Foundation’s Adam Michel joins us to discuss that, tax reform 2.0, and how your taxes will be different in 2019. Plus: We chat about a new study that looked at the relationship between big government and religious …

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