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'Meet The Press' Roundtable: 2020 Democratic Field Continues To Grow

Hugh Hewitt, Heather McGhee, Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer join the Meet the Press roundtable to talk about Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Former VP Joe Biden's response to allegations of unwanted touching. → Read More

Cenk Uygur Grills Tulsi Gabbard On Extreme Vetting, "Radical Islamic Terrorism"

"The Young Turks" host Cenk Uygur sat down last weekend with Rep. Tulsi Gabard for an in-depth interview about some of the tough issues facing her campaign for the Democratic nomination in 2020, including foreign policy, health care, climate change, gun control, immigration, Uygur begins by asking about her views on foreign policy, terrorism, and use of the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism,"… → Read More

Sen. Josh Hawley: We Need A Second Special Counsel To Investigate Comey And McCabe Spying On 2016 Trump Campaign

Sen. Josh Hawley told syndicated radio host Hugh Hewitt Friday morning that he supports appointing a new special counsel to investigate the FBI's 2016 counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign. "Counterintelligence is a spy investigation that they launched against the president, because from what we can tell, they disliked his foreign policy stance. I mean, it's extraordinary,"… → Read More

Seattle Is Dying: Drugs And Homelessness In Seattle

KOMO's Eric Johnson explores the impact the drug and homelessness problem is having on the city and possible solutions in this documentary titled, "Seattle is Dying." "Let me ask you something. What if Seattle is dying and we don't even know it?" Johnson asks in the introduction. "This story is about a wave of seething anger that is now boiling over into outrage. It is about people who have felt… → Read More

Trump: I See "Big Discrimination" Against Conservatives On Social Media; Amazing We Won With "Stacked Decks"

At a joint press conference Tuesday with Brazillian President Jair Bolsonaro, President Trump answered a question about the lawsuit brought by Rep. Devin Nunes against Twitter. Facebook, Google and Twitter, not to mention the Corrupt Media, are sooo on the side of the Radical Left Democrats. But fear not, we will win anyway, just like we did before! #MAGA-- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)… → Read More

Tucker Carlson To "Birth Strike" Activist: Have Some Kids, It'll Make You Happier

"Birth Strike" co-founder Blythe Pepino explains why she believes it is immoral to have children in the age of climate change on FNC's "Tucker Carlson Tonight." "Birth Strike isn't about trying to stop other people from having children," she explained. "We feel too afraid to have kids because we feel that we are heading towards civilization breakdown as a result of the environmental crisis, and… → Read More

Donny Deutsch: "I Believe Donald Trump Is Not Beyond Starting A Civil War" To Keep Power

Donny Deutsch, an NYC ad executive and longtime friend of Michael Cohen, told MSNBC's "Hardball" Wednesday night that he believes President Trump is "not beyond starting a civil war" to keep himself in office. "I believe whether he's going to be impeached, whether they're disqualifying him for running for office, even if he gets elected out, he will tell his people to take to the streets," he… → Read More

'Meet the Press' Roundtable: Politics And Climate Change, How To Break The Paralysis

Dr. Kate Marvel, NBC's Anne Thompson, Craig Fugate, Mich?le Flournoy and Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) join the panel in a special edition of 'Meet the Press' to discuss Washington's fractured response to combating climate change. → Read More

San Diego Border Patrol Chief: Asylum-Seekers Would Surrender, Not Throw Rocks

Chief Border Patrol Agent for the San Diego Sector, Rodney Scott, defends the use of tear gas on migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexican border near Tijuana this weekend, telling CNN that border patrol officers in riot gear were pelted with rocks by a group that mostly consisted of young men. 42 crossed the border and were arrested. "I kind of challenge that it was a peaceful protest, or that… → Read More

'Meet The Press' Rountable: Giuliani Questions Definition Of "Truth," New Catholic Church Abuse Revelations

Carol Lee, Yamiche Alcindor, Eugene Robinson and Hugh Hewitt join NBC's Chuck Todd on the panel to discuss the Rudy Giuliani's bombshell interview earlier in the program fallout from a new report detailing the extent of sexual abuse covered up by the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. In just one state, this year, there were 300+ pedophile priests with more than 1,000 admitted victims. → Read More

Gowdy: If There Was Evidence That President Trump Committed Any Crime, "Adam Schiff Would Have Leaked It"

Rep. Trey Gowdy told FNC's Bret Baier on FOX News Sunday that while there are documents he has not seen, he knows that if there were any evidence that President Trump committed any crime with regard to Russia "Adam Schiff would have leaked it." Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said this week that President Trump is compromised by the Russians, offering possible… → Read More

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Ric Grenell: "Makes Sense" To Sit Down And Talk With Putin

Ambassador to Germany Ric Grenell joins 'Sunday Morning Futures' to discuss President Trump's upcoming summits with NATO and President Putin, with Blake Burman. RICHARD GRENELL, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO GERMANY: Thanks, Blake. Thanks for having me. BURMAN: So, there's the NATO summit coming up in Brussels. The president has talked about wanting to extract more defense spending. Specifically, the… → Read More

Nancy Pelosi: "Calling People Animals Is Not A Good Thing"

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi responded to President Trump calling violent MS-13 gang members "animals," at her weekly press briefing Thursday morning. Pelosi says Trump's comments as reported are a new low, and make her wonder if the president believes "we are all God's children" or not. "When the president of the United States says about undocumented immigrants, 'these are not people,… → Read More

Watch Live: President Trump Hosts Press Conference With French President Macron

President Trump hosts French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House today. The two presidents are scheduled to have a joint press availability at 11:30 am. → Read More

David Hogg: "Our Parents Don't Know How To Use A F*cking Democracy, So We Have To"

The Outline interviewed David Hogg, a 17-year old survivor of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, who says he is the NRA's "worst nightmare." He says he became an activist because adults don't know how to "use a f*cking democracy": "When your old-ass parent is like, 'I don't know how to send an iMessage,' and you're just like, 'Give me the fucking phone and let me handle it.' Sadly, that's what… → Read More

Trump Signs Omnibus: Never Signing Another Spending Bill Like This Again

News conference at the White House concerning the Omnibus Spending Bill. 1:00 P.M.-- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 23, 2018 The president called a news conference on Twitter early Friday afternoon. Earlier on Friday the president tweeted that he might veto the omnibus spending bill that his budget director Mick Mulvaney grudgingly said the president would sign. Congress would have to… → Read More

Mark Levin: Pompeo And Bolton Are "Real Upgrades"

Syndicated radio host Mark Levin comments on the president's new hires: CIA director Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State and John Bolton for National Security Advisor. "These are real upgrades," Levin said. "I don't think anybody has been stronger in promoting John Bolton for national security advisor than I, or for Secretary of State early on." "I've known him a long time, from the Reagan… → Read More

Jeff Flake In New Hampshire: I Am An Endangered Species Of Conservative; "Americanus Never-Trumpus, Subgenus RINO"

Republican Jeff Flake delivered a speech Thursday at the annual 'Politics and Eggs' event at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire. Flake said that during the administration of President Donald Trump, conservatives were an endangered species and the Republican Party had surrendered to a "propaganda-fueled dystopian view." Flake, who recently called for a 2020 Republican primary challenger… → Read More

Israeli PM Netanyahu Personal Interview With Mark Levin

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with Mark Levin for an interview on 'Life, Liberty & Levin.' Netanyahu discusses going to high school and college in the U.S. and his four terms as Israeli Prime Minister. Transcript courtesy of Fox News Channel: MARK LEVIN: Welcome to Life, Liberty and Levin. It’s an honor to see you, Mr. Prime Minister. BENJAMIN NETANYAHU: Is that it? Life,… → Read More

Mark Levin: Abolish Secret FISA Court If Judges Can't Be Held Accountable

Appearing on FNC's 'Hannity' Thursday night, LevinTV host Mark Levin spoke about a letter his organization sent to FISA court judges on alleged abuses from the Nunes memo. "If you're a judge ... and you don't do something about it? Congress needs to look into this!" Levin said. "I damn well expect federal judges serving as FISA court judges to make sure that wasn't committed in front of them."… → Read More