Month: May 2019

Kenneth Lee, Trump judicial nominee, confirmed to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

The Senate confirmed Kenneth K. Lee to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday, giving President Trump reinforcements on the most consistently liberal circuit in the country. The California lawyer cleared the Senate by a vote of 52-45. His a…

Inside the Beltway: 28-year study tracks ‘truth decay’ in journalism

A significant study of American news coverage reveals what many people already suspect: Journalism has jettisoned the use of public language, references to authority, and event-based reporting in favor of personal perspective, narration and subjectivit…

Frustrated GOP senators want answers from Trump on Iran

Frustrated Senate Republicans say the Trump administration has largely kept them in the dark about a possible military confrontation with Iran.What GOP lawmakers already know, however, has them on edge. Trump has d…

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border ‘very definitely a crisis’

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is “very definitely a crisis” and that everyone should be focusing on a solution to address the issue.  He also worried the nation’s political climate could deter a helpful solution.

Charles Payne: Millennials have ‘romanticized’ idea of socialism

Fox Business’ Charles Payne discussed his “Capitalism vs. Socialism” Town Hall on The Todd Starnes Show, where he pontificated that a choice between the two monetary systems will be the biggest issue in 2020 presidential election.

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democratic senators. The Senate voted, 52-45, Wednesday to confirm Kenneth Lee’s nomination to the 9th U.S. Circu…

Bill de Blasio to announce 2020 White House run: Report

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing travel plans to a pair of early voting states ahead of an expected entry into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race. De Blasio is scheduled to appear on ABC’s “Good Morning America”…