The federal government ran a deficit of $666 billion in 2017, reported the U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday, thanks mainly to increases in budget items that supposedly can’t be cut.
Paul’s vote against the GOP-backed budget resolution, which maintains the big-spending status quo, indicates that the senator is willing to go against his party's leadership, even if it means he is the only Republican senator doing so.
Representative Frederica Wilson called President Trump’s condolence call to a Gold Star widow “horrible” and “insensitive,” but Chief of Staff John Kelly defended the call.
The liberal mainstream media has spent more than a year claiming that Trump — both as a candidate and as president — colluded with Russia in business deals and back-room deals that have never materialized. Now that there is proof positive that their darling, Hillary Clinton, is guilty of colluding with Russia, those same liberal mainstream media are either silent on the subject or making weak attempts to whitewash yet another Clinton scandal.
Proof of FBI Criminal Leaks and Trump Pardon of Sheriff Arpaio Threaten to Undermine Mueller’s Russia ProbeWritten by Jerome R. Corsi
As Mueller’s inquiry advances, charges that he is a partisan political operative closely aligned with former FBI Director James Comey may build to the point where President Trump has grounds for firing Mueller and ending what Trump has characterized as his “no evidence” Russian Collusion “witch hunt.”
With the release of the third in a series of Project Veritas “American Pravda” videos exposing the New York Times, the “newspaper of record” may soon find itself in very real trouble. And while the Times may not be in immediate danger of dying from that exposure, the damage will be hard to simply shake off. Each video so far has been damning when taken alone; when seen together, the damage to what is left of the Times’ credibility is compounded to the point of catastrophe.
The House passed a $4.1 trillion budget resolution on October 12, and Newsweek predicted ominous consequences stemming from the budget’s $150 billion cut from several “poverty” programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps.
Once America’s favorite sport, NFL football is now “the least liked of top professional and college sports,” according to a new Winston Group poll.
Much of the Trump administration's tax plan has been enthusiastically received by conservatives, taxpayers, and liberty-minded activists, but among some key leaders, there are significant concerns to be addressed before it becomes law. In particular, two prominent members of the Paul family — former Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) and his son, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — have highlighted some elements they view as problematic. The details of the plan are still being ironed out by lawmakers and officials, though, with those concerned leaders expressing hope that the problems can be dealt with prior to passage.
After the Las Vegas massacre on Sunday night, the stock prices of gunmakers rose two to three percent on Monday. Following the noisy threats of more gun controls by anti-gun politicians, those stocks have continued to rise on Tuesday.