washingtonexaminer.comIf Robert Jeffress is a bigot, then Mitt Romney is tooMonday’s historic opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is a wonderful acknowledgment from the United States of our solidarity with Israel and recognizing Jerusalem as its rightful capitol. I applaud President Trump for having the courage to follow through with this American promise after so…
washingtonexaminer.comBernie Sanders urges liberal candidates to ignore consultants, follow their gutsSpeaking to a room packed with progressives running for state and local office, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., advised the first-time candidates to ignore the political establishment and trust their guts.
washingtonexaminer.comDonald Trump and the GOP's crazy uncle problemThe last time a billionaire ran for president, he warned about the "crazy aunt in the basement." That was Ross Perot's favorite euphemism for a problem the country refused to face. Donald Trump is challenging the Republican Party to confront its crazy uncle.1
washingtonexaminer.comBorder deployment leads to arrest of 1,600 more illegal immigrantsU.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have apprehended an additional 1,600 people attempting to illegally enter the country from Mexico since April 15 as a result of the deployment of National Guard troops to the southwest border, CBP and defense officials said Wednesday.
washingtonexaminer.comFentanyl seizures at the border on pace to double from last yearU.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seen a significant uptick in opioid and methamphetamine seizures in the first six months of the government's fiscal year, and have almost hit the levels seen in the last full fiscal year.
washingtonexaminer.comLeaders of Turning Point USA bail on college kids to hang out with Kanye WestCharlie Kirk and Candace Owens of Turning Point USA, the influential conservative student group with more than 350 chapters on college and high school campuses nationally, canceled a speaking engagement hosted by students from Virginia Tech and Liberty University because of unforeseen travel…
washingtonexaminer.comLife sentence for truck driver who smuggled immigrants in overheated tractor-trailerA 61-year-old Louisville, Ky., man was sentenced Friday to life in federal prison for transporting dozens of illegal immigrants in a scorching hot tractor-trailer, after which 10 people were found dead inside the truck last July, according to the Justice Department.
washingtonexaminer.comRepublicans see chance for major upset in New Jersey Senate raceRepublicans are increasingly optimistic about their chances to take out Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., as their nominee Bob Hugin has turned what many expected to be a Democratic cakewalk into a close contest with two months to go before Election Day.1
washingtonexaminer.comOpposing a fine judicial nominee as too qualifiedIt is pretty bizarre, not to mention disingenuous, for U.S. senators to oppose a federal judicial nominee because he is too qualified. But that’s exactly what Maryland’s Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin are doing to Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein, nominated last fall to the U.S. 4th Circuit…
washingtonexaminer.comSenate Intel concludes Russia interfered in 2016 presidential election, preferred Trump over ClintonThe Senate Intelligence Committee released its summary of its review of the U.S. intelligence community's January 2017 assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.2