National Review

Liberals Shun Washington Attorney Representing Jared and Ivanka

Jamie Gorelick is a Democratic super-lawyer and former Clinton Justice Department official who made millions of dollars underwriting subprime mortgages at Fannie Mae before leaving the taxpayer-backed mortgage securities firm in 2003. Now she is a partner at WilmerHale, where lawyers charge up to $1,250 …

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Skittles Is Accused of Racism for Making White Skittles 

In honor of Pride Month, Skittles has removed rainbow coloring from its candies — explaining that “During Pride, only one rainbow matters. So we’ve given up ours to show our support.” As Heat Street notes, some of the sales of this candy will go to …

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Why Is Hillary Clinton Comparing Herself to Wonder Woman?

In a video earlier this week, Hillary Clinton seemed to compare herself, or at the very least her values, to Wonder Woman — and I’m just not sure what in the fresh hell she could possibly be talking about. “Something tells me that a movie …

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Good Riddance to DAPA—but DACA Should Be Next

The Trump administration has officially rescinded President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents, or DAPA. Good riddance. In late 2014, frustrated by congressional inaction and having gotten away with one unlawful amnesty — its 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, …

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Yes, Trump May Face Credible Obstruction-of-Justice Claims

Before we dive in to the tangled and only partially revealed web of facts and allegations surrounding Robert Mueller’s investigation of Donald Trump, allow me to make two things clear. First, at present, I do not believe that sufficient evidence exists to credibly claim that …

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California vs. Pro-Life Pregnancy Clinics

Three pro-life, faith-based nonprofit clinics in California are suing the state’s attorney general, Xavier Becerra, for infringing on their First Amendment rights. These clinics — LivingWell Medical Clinic, Inc.; Pregnancy Care Center of the North Coast, Inc.; and Confidence Pregnancy Center, Inc. — offer free …

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Tillerson’s Successful Retrieval of Otto Warmbier Drowned out by the ‘Witch Hunt’

In an alternate universe, Donald Trump could be having a fantastic week. After 17 months of imprisonment by the North Korean government, American student Otto Warmbier has returned to the United States. Over the past week, emerging details have highlighted the Obama administration’s incompetence or …

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The Washington Lawyer Who, Like a Bad Penny, Always Turns Up

From the last Morning Jolt of the week: The Washington Lawyer Who, Like a Bad Penny, Always Turns Up Jamie Gorelick is now Jared Kushner’s personal lawyer, and her friends and neighbors are apparently cattily bashing her off-the-record to Washington Post reporters while insisting publicly …

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A Source Familiar with White House Thinking: ‘Mueller Is Moving Quickly’

How serious is the White House about defending itself from allegations of impropriety in the election and in any contact with the Russian government? “Someone familiar with internal White House thinking” reached out to me. Sadly, I cannot describe this carbon-based life-form in the Washington, …

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The Book of Henry vs. Maudie

Before praising Maudie, the lovely bio-pic featuring an amazing characterization by Sally Hawkins as Canadian painter Maudie Lewis, some commentary on the pertinence of movies and moral responsibility must come first. This week’s opening of the revenge drama The Book of Henry just after the …

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