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Allan Smith

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Recent articles by Allan:

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination at fundraiser

Democratic Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval apologized Sunday after a photo showed a man pretending to shoot someone in a Trump mask at his fundraiser. → Read More

Shell workers would have lost pay if they missed Trump speech at plant

Workers at a petrochemical plant near Pittsburgh were given a choice: Attend Trump's speech or stay home and miss some pay. → Read More

White House economic advisers dismiss recession fears

Top White House advisers defended President Donald Trump's handling of the economy and pushed back on the idea that a recession may be imminent. → Read More

Top White House economic adviser says Trump still 'looking at' buying Greenland

Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, said the Trump administration is considering a purchase of Greenland, which said it's not for sale. → Read More

Cuccinelli torches famous Statue of Liberty immigrant quote

Acting Citizenship and Immigration Services head Ken Cuccinelli revamped the Statue of Liberty's famous poem to defend a new Trump immigration policy. → Read More

Ex-MLB commissioner says baseball was fortunate players didn't take a knee

Former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig spoke with NBC News about the intersection of baseball and politics in 2019. → Read More

More than 100 House Democrats have now called for impeachment proceedings against Trump

The number of House Democrats calling for impeachment proceedings against Trump crossed 100 following former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony. → Read More

Rep. Neal's refusal to get Trump state tax returns emerges as re-election issue

Alex Morse, mayor of Holyoke, Massachusetts, said he's frustrated with how Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal has handled the Trump tax return issue. → Read More

Wendy Davis to challenge Chip Roy in Texas congressional race

Former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis announced her campaign Monday to unseat Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, next fall. → Read More

The one Democrat who can get Trump's state taxes doesn't want to. That's infuriated the left.

House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal has shown no apparent interest in utilizing a New York law designed to help him obtain Trump's taxes. → Read More

Trump aide Stephen Miller 'couldn't disagree more' with charge that the president's stoking racial divisions

Top White House aide Stephen Miller and others took to the Sunday shows to defend President Donald Trump's comments about four congresswomen nicknamed 'the Squad.' → Read More

Democrats, Republicans condemn 'Send her back' chant at Trump's rally

Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., joined a number of Congress members in condemning a "Send her back" chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar during Wednesday's Trump rally. → Read More

'An abomination': Jon Stewart blasts Rand Paul for blocking 9/11 victims bill

Comedian Jon Stewart, an outspoken advocate for 9/11 first responders, put Sen. Rand Paul on blast after the lawmaker blocked a 9/11 victims compensation bill. → Read More

House votes to allow Pelosi to call Trump comments 'racist'

A vote on a resolution that would rap Trump for racist tweets was delayed for two hours following GOP complaints that the speaker's remarks had violated House rules. → Read More

Trump expected to order citizenship question added to the census

President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday morning that he will hold a press conference to discuss the census at the conclusion of his social media summit. → Read More

Pelosi calls on Labor Secretary Acosta to resign over Epstein deal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Monday called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down in light of the latest charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein. → Read More

Swalwell ends presidential campaign less than two weeks after first debate

Rep. Eric Swalwell ended his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign on Monday, he announced in a press conference. → Read More

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns

The measure ensures that "no one is above the law," the governor said in a statement. → Read More

Amash doesn't rule out presidential bid, says 'big problem' if Pelosi won't start impeachment

Rep. Justin Amash, a Michigan independent, said Sunday that he isn't ruling out a presidential bid. → Read More

July 4th military flyover, fireworks delay flights at Reagan Airport

Operations at Ronald Reagan National Airport were to be suspended for 90 minutes due to a July 4 military flyover, the FAA said. → Read More