Month: June 2018

Samantha Bee’s Message Was Right Even If Her Word Wasn’t

Peggy Drexler, CNNBee is not Barr — she is not spewing random and racist, anti-Semitic, conspiracy-theory views over years on Twitter, as Barr has, and often in the service of supporting the President’s policies.

Donald Trump slams Russia investigation for costing taxpayers near $17 million

President Trump slammed the Russia investigation Friday for costing taxpayers a near $17 million figure. “A.P. has just reported that the Russian Hoax Investigation has now cost our government over $17 million, and going up fast. No Collusion, except b…

Democratic candidates for governor look to woo activists

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) – Democratic candidates for governor get a chance to differentiate themselves and win over party activists at the state convention Friday. The 10 candidates are slated to speak at the convention in Oshkosh where an estimated 1,500 pa…

Trump: Why hasn’t TBS fired Samantha Bee?

President Trump on Friday blasted TBS over comedian Samantha Bee’s recent use of a vulgar slur to describe first daughter Ivanka Trump.In a Friday morning tweet, Trump questioned why Bee hasn’…

Trump Put U.S. First When He Withdrew From Paris Accord

Scott Pruitt, FOX NewsOne year ago, on June 1, 2017, President Trump boldly and courageously announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement This was a historic moment that upheld the president’s campaign promise and d…

Experts: Bridging Skills Gap Will Boost Old, New Economies

Anthony Mills, RCPA driving force in our politics and public conversations since the 2016 election has been the idea that large swaths of the country — the Rust Belt, the Midwest, rural America — have been overlooked by coastal elites. Fue…

Stealth Editing/Transparency: Why Archiving Fact Checks Is Key

Kalev Leetaru, RCPThe notion of “stealth editing,” in which news outlets edit online articles after publication without any notice to readers that content has been changed, leapt into the mainstream consciousness in 2016, courtesy of the N…