W. James Antle III, Washington Examiner

W. James Antle III

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Recent articles by W.:

State of the Union 2023: Sarah Huckabee Sanders a study in contrast with Biden

Less than a month after being sworn in, Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders (R-AR) will deliver the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address, allowing the party to showcase a young female leader juxtaposed with the first octogenarian president. → Read More

State of Our Union: Not much civility or unity two years into Biden's presidency

Ahead of President Joe Biden's third State of the Union address we take a look at whether or not Biden has restored civility back to politics as he promised. Joe Biden’s election was heralded as the restoration of civility to the White House, if not American public life. However, as Biden prepares to deliver his second State of the Union address, the country seems more divided than ever. → Read More

Biden torn between partisan and bipartisan instincts in high-stakes McCarthy talks

When President Joe Biden sat down to meet with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and hash out their differences over the debt ceiling, it highlighted the tension in the Democrat’s political persona. → Read More

White House defends 'highly respected' Omar from antisemitism charges

The White House defended Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) on Thursday following her removal from the House Foreign Affairs Committee by the new Republican majority, saying she has apologized for past comments employing antisemitic tropes. → Read More

White House stresses hiking debt limit in bipartisan way after McCarthy meeting

The White House touted President Joe Biden’s willingness to “continue working across the aisle in good faith” after meeting with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in what Biden’s team characterized as “a frank and straightforward dialogue.” → Read More

McCarthy enters the lion's den with his gavel and Biden's reelection on the line

When House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) sits down with President Joe Biden on Wednesday, they may meet in the Oval Office, but the California Republican will be walking into the lion’s den. → Read More

Pillow fight: Anticlimactic RNC chair race illustrates GOP stuck in leadership limbo

The race for the Republican National Committee chairmanship offered a fascinating glimpse into the state of the party between last year’s midterm elections and the 2024 presidential contest. → Read More

Top pro-Trump Twitter personality Bill Mitchell switches to DeSantis supporter

One of former President Donald Trump’s top Twitter influencers has broken with him ahead of 2024, switching allegiances to Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL). → Read More

Abortion emerges as unexpected stumbling block in Trump's political comeback bid

Former President Donald Trump overcame social conservatives’ concerns about his position on abortion to win the Republican presidential nomination twice. Now, he may have to do so again to make it a third. → Read More

Democrats getting kicked off committees a George Santos cautionary tale

The controversy over the removal of Democrats from their committee assignments ought to be a cautionary tale for President Joe Biden’s party on how to handle Rep. George Santos (R-NY). → Read More

Former presidents coy on classified documents as senator suggests 'they're all sitting on stuff'

The news that former Vice President Mike Pence had classified documents in his home, joining President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, has Capitol Hill wondering what a sweep of all living former presidents’ and vice presidents’ residences and offices would uncover. → Read More

White House goes to war over Biden classified documents questions

The White House has been taking a beating over President Joe Biden’s handling of classified materials from when he was vice president and has started swinging back. → Read More

The five biggest challenges the pro-life movement faces after Roe

The pro-life movement scored its biggest victory when Roe v. Wade did not survive to its 50th anniversary, but even greater challenges still lie ahead as the fight against abortion becomes a multifront battle. → Read More

'That's your opinion': Tempers flare as White House deflects documents questions

Wednesday’s White House briefing was once again dominated by questions about President Joe Biden’s handling of classified documents, but answers were few. → Read More

White House prepares to drop debt ceiling hammer to smash new GOP majority

The Republican House majority is new, but its dilemma isn’t: trying to bring federal spending under control with most of Washington still run by Democrats without descending into chaos that will make fiscal responsibility look irresponsible. → Read More

Latest Biden troubles come as Democrats mull whether he's their best 2024 bet

President Joe Biden is increasingly looking like a candidate for reelection, but the latest controversies encircling his White House raise new questions about whether Democrats should welcome that fact. → Read More

No 'Sister Souljah moment' for Biden at the border, but an attempted makeover

President Joe Biden didn’t have a "Sister Souljah moment" at the border, but he did try another tactic of former President Bill Clinton: triangulation. → Read More

Kevin McCarthy looks to defy history as new speaker for divided, angry GOP

Newly elected House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) would like to defy recent history. He’s joining a troubled fraternity whose tenures ended badly, as opposed to riding off into a triumphant semi-retirement like former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). → Read More

Recession worries White House in 2023

The second half of President Joe Biden’s term, during which he will either seek reelection or see another Democrat try to succeed him, will hinge on whether the economy gets better or worse. → Read More

Four reasons the new Republican-controlled House is already in disarray

House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy has just hours left to win over as many as 18 GOP lawmakers as his bid to become the next House speaker is in danger. A handful of conservative members have led a push to withhold support for McCarthy until the prospective speaker promises a slate of reforms aimed at empowering rank-and-file congressmen. → Read More