Jon Voight Calls Trump ‘Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln’

In a show of support for President Donald Trump, Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight called him “the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln” as he defended him against his Democratic critics. In a pair of videos posted on Twitter Friday, Voight ― who for years has been an outspoken conservative ― said he was sure fellow Republicans would agree with him that […]

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Trump campaign takes steps to prevent a challenge within GOP

Interested in Donald Trump? Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump’s campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks and includes taking steps to change state party rules, crowd out potential rivals and quell any […]

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‘I Swear They Will Kill Me’: Inside a Desperate Teen’s Flight to Freedom as the World Watched

It was early last Saturday when Saudi Arabian teenager Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun crept past her vacationing family as they slept in their Kuwait hotel room, slipped outside and got into a taxi bound — she hoped — for a new life. Rahaf, 18, was not alone as she left: On her cell phone she spoke furtively with a friend who […]

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Trump could suffer 'political costs' from a prolonged shutdown: Matthew Continetti

The White House is blaming Democrats for the partial government shutdown: Is there an end to this stalemate in sight? The partial government shutdown could have a negative impact on President Trump depending how long it lasts, Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief Matthew Continetti warned Friday on the "Special Report" All-Star panel. While there appears to be a stalemate in negotiations between Republicans […]

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REPORT: Trump First Tapped William Barr For Another Job — Defense Lawyer

In late spring 2017, President Trump was having a hard time finding a topflight lawyer to spearhead his defense in the sprawling Russian investigation conducted by the new special counsel Robert Mueller. Some of the most prominent litigators in Washington had turned aside overtures to represent the president in the case, expressing concerns that he would not listen to their […]

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Gloria Estefan Opens Kennedy Center Honors With Tribute To George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON ― Singer Gloria Estefan opened Sunday’s taping of this year’s Kennedy Center Honors by acknowledging the death of former President George H.W. Bush, noting his participation in the annual Washington tradition and sharing her “many beautiful memories” of him.  Estefan, the host of the show and a 2017 honoree, recalled when the then-president, who died late Friday at the […]

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Donald Trump’s ‘Body Man’ Jordan Karem To Depart White House Soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of President Donald Trump’s closest aides will be departing the White House in the coming weeks. Jordan Karem, the personal aide who has served as Trump’s “body man” and director of Oval Office operations since March, will be leaving the White House. He assumed the combined roles held by longtime Trump aides John McEntee and Keith […]

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White House Lashed For ‘Burying’ Bombshell Climate Report With Holiday Release

Critics  are slamming the Trump administration’s cunning timing for the release of a devastating federal report exposing the appalling consequences of continued climate change. The 1,700-page report, produced by scientists from 13 federal agencies, warns that tens of thousands of people will die each year, and livelihoods, agriculture, the economy and the environment will be destroyed as unchecked climate change wreaks […]

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US negotiating possible ‘resolution’ in Russian agent case

Interested in Russia? A gun-rights activist accused of being a Russian agent is negotiating a “potential resolution” to her criminal case, federal prosecutors and her lawyers said Friday. Lawyers for Maria Butina and prosecutors in Washington made the disclosure in a joint court filing , the first acknowledgement that the 30-year-old is potentially working on a plea deal or some […]

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