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Halper: It Might Take Years to Get Answers on Whether FBI Spied on Trump Campaign

Washington Free Beacon contributing editor Daniel Halper said Tuesday that it might take years to get answers on whether the FBI or other parts of the Justice Department spied on the Trump campaign. “These investigations do take a long time,” Halper said on Fox News. …

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Schumer to Trump: Stick With Your Instinct, Be ‘Tough’ on China

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) had a message for President Donald Trump during Senate floor remarks on Tuesday, telling the president to stick with his instinct and be tough on China. “President Trump ought to come to his senses and stick with being …

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Hawley Campaign Not Buying McCaskill’s ‘Classified’ Reason for No Vote on Haspel

Republican Josh Hawley’s campaign is keeping the pressure on Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) over her vote against confirming CIA director Gina Haspel, who was officially instated on Monday. McCaskill is working to evade the charge that her vote against Haspel was based on partisan …

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Unions Steamrolling Quickie Elections

President Obama’s rules speeding up the union election process increased the chances of union victory, according to a new analysis. Union victories in secret ballot elections have held steady since the Democrat-controlled National Labor Relations Board amended its election rules to fast-track union votes and …

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Israelis Respond to Biased Coverage of Gaza Riots

TEL AVIV, Israel—A couple of weeks before the Gaza riots began, the pro-Israel media watchdog CAMERA put up across from the New York Times building a massive billboard: “The New York Times At it AGAIN: Defaming Israel with distorted ‘news.'” Although its strategic location made …

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Progressive Nebraska House Candidate Advocates Assault Weapons Ban and Buyback Program

Democratic House candidate Kara Eastman said Monday that a gun buyback program would be “great” as part of larger gun control overhaul. MSNBC host Katy Tur asked inquired about the assault weapons ban Eastman supports, leading Eastman to tout “common-sense gun safety regulation.” Tur pressed …

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DCCC Comms Director Admits Voters in Swing Districts Don’t Care About Russia

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) communications director Meredith Kelly admitted on Monday night that voters in swing districts don’t care about the Russia investigation involving President Donald Trump. Fox News host Martha MacCallum said that the DCCC must have a tough time getting their message …

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Murphy: Republicans Wouldn’t Act on Guns Even if a School Shooter Killed 100 People

Republicans wouldn’t bring a debate on gun violence to the floor even if a school shooter killed 100 people, Sen. Chris Murphy (D., Conn.) said Monday. Three months after the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead, a school shooter in Santa Fe, …

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Harrington: The Obama Justice Department Was ‘Spying on People Associated With the Trump Campaign’

Washington Free Beacon senior writer Elizabeth Harrington on Monday discussed recent revelations that the FBI had an informant inside Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, saying the Justice Department under President Barack Obama was “spying on people associated with the Trump campaign.” Fox Business host Neil Cavuto …

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Trump Administration Condemns ‘Sham’ Election in Venezuela, Imposes New Sanctions

U.S. government officials on Monday denounced Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s declaration of victory in Sunday’s election as a fraud and issued new sanctions designed to prevent Maduro from selling off the country’s debt to U.S. entities and individuals. President Donald Trump’s new executive order bars …

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