Conway says Comey testimony bad for Lynch

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into possible contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russia (all times local): 8:15 a.m. White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says testimony from former FBI Director James Comey “reflected very poorly on members of the Obama administration as well.” On “Fox & Friends” Monday, Conway noted Comey’s testimony that […]

Trump calls naming of special counsel a ‘witch hunt’

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press JULIE PACE, Associated Press NANCY BENAC, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to lead a federal investigation into allegations that Donald Trump’s campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election that put him in the White House. Mueller […]

Why are the government expansionist liberals always winning?

ERIC YOLLICK, The Golden Hammer Los Angeles, May 5 – This evening during an interview Ohio Governor John Kasich, elected as a Republican, quoted the philosophy of President John F. Kennedy, an expansionist liberal, in the context of discussion why he support the government providing health care to all Ohioans. “A rising tide lifts all,” Kasich […]

Lawmakers settle on $1T plan to avoid US gov’t shutdown

ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Monday unveiled a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund most government operations through September but would deny President Donald Trump money for a border wall and rejects his proposed cuts to popular domestic programs. The 1,665-page bill agreed to on Sunday is the product […]

RAND Corporation’s report reveals power interests internal to North Korean politics, economy; suggests aggressive diplomacy with clear military threats as strategy

Santa Monica, California, April 26 – RAND Corporation issued a report about North Korean politics and economics of which Americans interested in the state of the world should take heed. The gist of the report, entitled “Preparing North Korean Elites for Unification,” is that the reunification of the Korean Peninsula may occur fairly soon but […]

Massive Trump tax cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts

STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press JOSH BOAK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing tax cuts for individuals and businesses even as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. Trump is scheduled Wednesday to unveil the […]

Conservative group’s health ads slam top GOP lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The conservative Club for Growth is targeting powerful committee chairmen and other top Republicans, part of an aggressive ad campaign to rally support for the GOP’s struggling health care overhaul effort. The television and digital ads, unveiled earlier this week, pressure Republicans to a back a revised version of the GOP health […]

Republicans hope Trump amenable to food stamp restrictions

MARINA VILLENEUVE, Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s governor and fellow Republicans in two other states hope President Donald Trump will be more amenable to banning food stamps to buy soda and junk food than his predecessor. Former President Barack Obama’s administration shot down a soda ban proposal for food stamp recipients in 2011 […]

Creighton clarifies his precise goal for Jones Forest, provides update on 85th Texas Legislature

The Woodlands, April 3 – State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-The Woodlands) told The Golden Hammer Sunday afternoon, “My goal for the upcoming committee hearing on Senate Bill 1964 would be to restrict the entire forest to its current use, which is undeveloped, until the Texas A&M System talks about its preferences and has a conversation with […]

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