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May 05 2013
Former South Carolina Republican senator and current Heritage Foundation president Jim DeMint argued that implementing immigration reform as proposed by the so-called “Gang of Eight would “cost Americans trillions of dollars, citing a soon-to-be released update to the conservative groups 2007 study on the impact of immigration reform.ABC News (Online)
Mar 11 2020
China’s “cover-up” of the coronavirus cost the world community two months of time to respond, Trump National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said Wednesday during a think-tank event.
“Unfortunately, rather than using best practices, this outbreak in Wuhan was covered up,” he said at the Heritage Foundation in response to a question about China’s handling of the virus.
He notedBreitbart News
Apr 26 2021
“The systematic killing and deportation of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century was ‘genocide,’ the United States formally declared on Saturday… While previous presidents have offered somber reflections of the dark moment in history, they have studiously avoided using the term genocide out of concern that it would complicate relations with Turkey, aThe Flip Side
Jun 24 2020
Look around. The statues are falling.
Not on their own accord, of course. Statues of Confederate military figures are being toppled by protesters outraged by racial injustice and the death of George Floyd, while some states and cities are removing the monuments on their own.
In recent days, the statue of Confederate Gen. Albert Pike was destroyed by demonstrators in Washington, DUSA TODAY
Aug 03 2023
Meta has begun to block news content on Facebook and Instagram in Canada, after the country passed legislation requiring tech companies to pay news organizations for hosting their content.
The Details: Canada passed the Online News Act in June, mandating tech platforms to negotiate payments with news companies. Advocates for the law say social media platforms profit off of newsCNN Business The Hill Washington Times
Jun 05 2016
There's persistent ... and then there's Jake Tapper.
The CNN anchor posed the following question to Donald Trump on Friday:
Let me ask you about comments you made about the judge in the Trump University case. You said that you thought it was a conflict of interest that he was the judge because he is of Mexican heritage, even though he is from Indiana. Hillary Clinton said thatWashington Post
Mar 16 2021
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Deb Haaland, a member of the Laguna Pueblo tribe in New Mexico, as President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Department of the Interior. Haaland is the first Native American Cabinet secretary in history, overseeing the department that manages public and tribal lands. Indigenous communities and environmental activists praised the confirmation. Several RepublicansCNBC Washington Post New York Post (News)
Aug 15 2019
When I moved to Orange County in the mid-1990s, it was still the most Republican county, in raw numbers, in the United States. Virtually anyone with serious political ambition there ran as a Republican, although changes were starting to appear. Democrat Loretta Sanchez eked out a victory over GOP firebrand “B-1 Bob” Dornan in the 1996 congressional election — something Dornan blamed on invalidThe American Spectator
Sep 17 2019
Vice President Mike Pence made his latest push for the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) Tuesday at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative D.C.-based think tank.
A top legislative priority for the White House, the agreement was signed by all three countries on Nov. 30 of last year and has been stalled in Congress as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has yet to put theThe Federalist
Jul 16 2020
The NFL’s Washington Redskins announced it will be changing its name.
The move represents a startling about-face for team owner Dan Snyder, who had previously insisted that a name change would never happen despite persistent criticism from Native American groups. The tipping point appears to have been pressure from sponsors like FedEx, Nike and PepsiCo that had threatened to cut tiesYahoo! The 360