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Dec 26 2019
President Trump warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that he needs to fix the homeless crisis in his state or the federal government will have to step in.
“Governor Gavin N has done a really bad job on taking care of the homeless population in California,” he tweeted. “If he can’t fix the problem, the Federal Govt. will get involved!”
In an op-ed by the San FranciscoTownhall
May 21 2013
One of the bizarre permutations of the ongoing IRS scandal is the manner in which the agency made the story public. As you'll recall, the revelation came in the form of IRS official Lois Lerner's response to a question asked at a public Q&A session with the American Bar Association. National Review's Kevin Williamson quickly surmised that the question itself may have been coordinated inTownhall
Aug 18 2014
“We thought we’d be safe”: Islan Nettles, the New Jersey 4 and the illusion of security for LGBTQ people of color
“I wanted to go to the Village ‘cuz it’s nothing but gay people,” said Renata Hill in the new documentary “Out in the Night.” “We thought we wouldn’t have a problem if we went to New York. We could just be ourselves,” she recalled.
“That’s not true,” interjected her friend Terrain Dandridge. “That’s where it happened to us.”
“Well,” Renata said, amending her comment, “that’sSalon
Jun 07 2012
Gov. Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin recall election offers a vivid illustration of the power of money, organization and enthusiasm that Republicans hope will help them defeat President Barack Obama.
Tuesday's results ignited heated debate on all sides over the vote's wider implications, with Republicans arguing it could remake the electoral map and Democrats saying the damageWall Street Journal (News)
Nov 27 2019
Two staffers for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) resigned after expressing frustrations about a hold on military assistance to Ukraine that is now at the center of the impeachment inquiry, a witness has testified.
Mark Sandy, an OMB staffer, testified this month that the two staffers, one of whom was in the legal division, had resigned partially due to frustrations with theThe Hill
May 25 2020
In normal times, for most Americans, Memorial Day conjures up the start of summer — beach and lake trips, barbecues, pool time, warm weather. Many don’t even stop to think about the purpose of the holiday. And those who do sometimes confuse Memorial Day with other holidays honoring veterans. But, with covid-19 leaving many Americans stuck at home or unable to enjoy these usual holidayWashington Post
Jun 30 2021
How the U.S. rebuilds its roadways, airports, and rails is a major topic in Washington. A tale from a Boston suburb shows why America has fallen behind other nations – and what it needs to fix.
From the bridge over the railroad, William White can trace the contours of the crowded city streets where he grew up, not far from the slaughterhouses and factories that abutted the tracks belowChristian Science Monitor
Aug 10 2013
You'll recall that I spelled out my thoughts on this question in some detail last week, and yesterday I appeared on Fox News with the great Monica Crowley to debate my conclusion. Monica adheres to the school of thought that defunding Obamacare through the looming temporary budget scrap is the last chance Republicans have to stop the law. I disagree, arguing that forcing a governmentTownhall
May 26 2021
A light rail transit employee opened fire at his workplace in San Jose, California on Wednesday morning, killing eight co-workers and wounding another before taking his own life. The gunman was identified as Samuel Cassidy, 57, according to the Santa Clara Sheriff’s Office. California Governor Gavin Newsom cancelled an event to rush to the scene. Newsom described gun violence in the U.S. as anReuters New York Post (News) The Guardian
May 19 2020
Viral post claims Trump sent Obama a $214 million bill for vacations that weren't 'official state business'
A viral Facebook post shared more than 63,000 times claims President Donald Trump sent former President Barack Obama a bill to “repay the government” for vacations that weren’t “official state business.”
Verdict: False. There is no truth to the claim. It originated on a satirical website.
Fact Check: The claim that Trump sent Obama a $214 million bill for vacations that weren’t “Check Your Fact