Israeli military faces Druze uproar over Jewish nation law

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's military chief is pleading to keep politics out of the army amid protests by the Druze minority against a recently passed law that enshrines the state's Jewish character.

Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot has called on "all commanders and soldiers to keep controversial political issues" out of ...

How Trump Drives Liberals Backwards

Victor Davis Hanson, American Greatness
Donald Trump has certainly changed the rules of presidential behavior, through his nonstop campaign rallies, tweets, and press conferences. What his critics call lowering the bar of presidential decorum by unfettered and often crude invective, Trump dubs the new presidential.His style has become a sort of

Trump administration: North Korea missile moves don’t undermine peace push

The Trump administration downplayed reports Tuesday that North Korea is engaged in a flurry of new intercontinental ballistic missile activity, asserting the activity has not undermined President Trump's high-stakes diplomatic outreach to Pyongyang.

Administration officials insisted Tuesday that progress is being made on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's pledge to ...

A Vote for Trump Was a Vote to Elevate Kavanaugh

Scott Walter, RealClearPolitics
Since the 2016 election, the left has been in a state of perpetual hysteria, claiming that the presidency of Donald Trump heralds the end of American democracy—an interesting conclusion to draw from the results of a democratic election. The latest “threat” to the nation?

Noncitizens find it easy to register to vote, cast ballots

A Russian national or any other noncitizen can easily influence a U.S. election by simply registering to vote in California — just ask Elizaveta Shuvalova.

Ms. Shuvalova said she didn't even know her name was added to the San Francisco voter rolls in 2012, when she was a 21-year-old Russian ...

GOP focused on avoiding government shutdown

Congressional Republicans on Tuesday brushed off President Trump's threats of a government shutdown over border wall funding, saying that while money for the wall is important, they're not going to let it send Congress into partisan gridlock.

The annual appropriations process is moving faster than it has in years, and ...

Trump: Voter ID required to stop Democrats’ push for non-citizens to vote

President Trump renewed a call Tuesday night for voter ID in the U.S., pointing to examples of Democrats pushing to allow non-citizens to vote.

Campaigning in Tampa, Florida, for his endorsed GOP primary candidates for governor and Senate, Mr. Trump said Democrats nationwide are "lousy politicians" who embrace "horrible policies."

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House Speaker Paul Ryan uncovers Jewish roots on PBS show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan was surprised and proud to find out he has Jewish roots.

The Wisconsin Republican discovered his family history while filming a segment for the upcoming season of the PBS series "Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr."

Gates said Tuesday ...