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Wyoming’s governor approached Mexico about coal export possibilities

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon contacted the Mexican government about the possibility of using the country’s ports to export the state’s coal to markets overseas, an official with the Mexican consulate’s office in Denver said Tuesday. At a forum hosted by the Wyoming Business Alliance in Casper, Consul General Berenice Rendón-Talavera told the audience that the Read More…

The ‘squad’ takes center stage in GOP attacks in 2019 state elections

Take a seat, Nancy Pelosi — you’ve been replaced. For years, the California Democrat has been the cornerstone of Republican negative attack ads and campaign rhetoric against her party. But as Republicans work to keep control of key statehouses this fall ahead of the all-important redistricting process that comes with the 2020 census, state and local GOP politicians are building a robust Read More…

Jeff Bridges calls for donations to get his ‘good buddy’ Bullock ‘up on that debate stage’

Jeff Bridges is urging people to donate to his “good buddy,” Steve Bullock, so the Montana governor can make it onto the next Democratic presidential debate stage. “I don’t care if you vote for somebody else,” the “Big Lebowski” actor said in a video posted on Twitter on Monday. “But it’s so important to have Steve Bullock’s Read More…

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Vigorously Heterosexual Cory Booker Tells Staff He’s on the Verge of Dropping out of the Democrat Primary

A lot of people thought Cory Booker was The Man this year. He had a good resume. He was telegenic. He was not as profoundly stupid as many of his rivals. I don’t know if Joe Biden pronounced him an “articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy” but he was the beau ideal of vigorously heterosexual maleness…I Read More…

Border Agents Have Begun Vetting the One-Million-Plus Migrants Claiming Asylum. What’s Next?

For quite some time now, there’s been much talk of asylum seekers coming across the U.S.-Mexico border. Some have claimed many are misappropriating the angle to gain access the U.S. Is it true? Border officials are ready to find out. Hence, along with asylum officials, BP agents have begun conducting “credible fear” interviews to gain Read More…

The Complete Evergreen Story ep. 13: College president needs to pee but is told to ‘Hold it’ by student protester

Episode 12 left off with student protesters swarming into the administrative building and ordering deans and administrators into President George Bridges’ office so they could immediately take action on the students’ demands. In this episode, a rumor spreads that the campus police are coming and the protesters begin piling furniture in front of the doors Read More…

Bolton replacement inherits tough challenges — including Trump

Like his predecessor, President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It’s time for House Democrats to ‘do something’ about Trump Warren: Congress is ‘complicit’ with Trump ‘by failing to act’ Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE’s new national security adviser is known for advocating for a robust American presence abroad, but Robert O’Brien’s Read More…

Iranian official: U.S. sending troops to Saudi Arabia is 'posturing,' and 'going the wrong direction'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called a U.S. decision to send troops to Saudi Arabia “posturing” and “going the wrong direction” to tackle issues after an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil supply.  Asked about the decision to send troops in an interview with CBS’s “Face the Nation set to air on Sunday, Zarif said, “I Read More…

Candace Owens Eviscerates White Dems Lecturing Her on White Supremacy – ‘I’ve Been Black in America My Whole Life’

[Screenshot from CSPAN via Twitter, https://twitter.com/cspan/status/1175081910726463488?] You know who could use a lecture on white supremacy? A black chick. So arguably believed participants in a House Oversight Committee hearing Wednesday, wherein white witnesses schooled Candace Owens on the subject. But Candace had a thing or two to say back. Not only did she rip the Read More…

The Secret Service is Investigating a Community Leader’s Announcement That Mike Pence ‘Should be Shot in the Head.’ Their Position is Pitiful

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) The kids are in fine hands… In North Carolina, the Secret Service is investigating a woman who allegedly announced Read More…

“Start impeachment proceedings now”: Warren on Trump

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Booker seeks cash, support to stay in race

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Timeline: The Trump whistleblower complaint

President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It’s time for House Democrats to ‘do something’ about Trump Warren: Congress is ‘complicit’ with Trump ‘by failing to act’ Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE‘s administration was rocked this week by news of a whistleblower complaint filed early last month that detailed a troubling conversation Read More…

The Whistleblower Scandal Is More Likely to Take out Joe Biden Than It Is to Hurt Trump

As Bonchie posted yesterday, this whole Ukraine flap has all the makings of yet another media generated faux scandal that will end in nothing. (See As Predicted, that Trump-Ukraine “Whistle-Blower” Story Just Blew Up In Epic Fashion.) Now we’re learning that the alleged whistleblower really isn’t a whistleblower or entitled to any kind of protection Read More…

Hillary Carping About Ukraine Meddling for Trump is the Height of Political Audacity After that Nation Aided Her Campaign

(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) The woman complaining today was a beneficiary of Ukrainian collusion in 2016. As Bonchie has detailed the Trump/Ukraine hysterics are beginning to unravel like a sweater in a Soviet-bloc department store. Turns out there was no such forcible deal being provoked by the President, and in fact, it looks like a Read More…

Trump knows “I’ll beat him like a drum”: Biden

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Cory Booker’s campaign: If we don’t raise $1.7 million in the next 10 days, he’s essentially done

Ed calls this approach the Oral Roberts school of fundraising. If Cory doesn’t get $1.7 million by the end of the month, God’s going to call his campaign home. If you don’t like that analogy, he offers another: It’s the 2020 equivalent of National Lampoon’s (in)famous “Buy this magazine or we’ll shoot this dog” cover. Read More…

‘We young people are unstoppable’: Thunberg

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New Revelations About Giuliani’s Contact With Ukrainian Officials Blows Up Media’s Narrative

The media has spent the last three days in a frenzy over what they hope will become the next Trump administration scandal. And Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani has found himself right at the center of it after his unfortunate interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo. The Hill’s John Solomon, a long-time investigative reporter with extensive connections Read More…

Trump accuses Democrats of launching a 'Ukraine Witch Hunt'

President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It’s time for House Democrats to ‘do something’ about Trump Warren: Congress is ‘complicit’ with Trump ‘by failing to act’ Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest MORE argued Saturday that Democrats in Congress have launched another “Witch Hunt” against him amid backlash over reports that he urged Read More…

Trump Tweets His Reaction To Biden and Ukraine Allegations

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event at Dartmouth College, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Hanover, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) One would think, after the failed coup attempt that was the Russia collusion investigation, the Democrats would understand that any accusation of wrongdoing against Donald Trump personally, or against Read More…

Warren avoids attacks while building momentum

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren: Congress is ‘complicit’ with Trump ‘by failing to act’ Sanders to join teachers, auto workers striking in Midwest Pelosi wants to change law to allow a sitting president to be indicted MORE (D-Mass.) is employing a strategy in the Democratic primary her rivals aren’t: She’s not taking swipes at them. Read More…

High School Football Game Cancelled Due to Security Concerns After Cheerleaders Held Up Trump 2020 Sign

It all started when some cheerleaders held up a Trump 2020 banner in a photo at North Stanly High School in North Carolina. The cheerleaders were punished with a “probation” but, in truth, the school took no action against the cheerleaders and continued to allow them to cheer at other games. The reason behind the “probation” was Read More…

Joe Kennedy III launches campaign for U.S. Senate seat

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Maher: Republicans 'right' to say Democrats 'never got over Trump's behavior'

Liberal HBO host Bill MaherWilliam (Bill) MaherKrystal Ball tears into ‘Never Trump’ Republicans Media and candidates should be ashamed that they don’t talk about obesity Bill Maher, Michael Moore spar over Democrats’ strategy for 2020 MORE on Friday night knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpJulián Castro: It’s time for House Democrats to ‘do something’ about Trump Read More…

Warren lists 18 trans women of color killed in 2019

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POLITICO Playbook: Behind the scenes on Trump’s Ukraine pressure campaign

Presented by “For months this spring and summer, Ukraine’s newly elected president, Volodymyr Zelensky, tried to deflect pressure from President Trump and his allies to pursue investigations into former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.,” wrote New York Times’ Ken Vogel. | Alex Wong/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY EIGHT TIMES, via WSJ’s Alan Cullison, Rebecca Read More…

More on that El Salvador asylum deal

Last night, John looked at the new asylum agreement we just signed with El Salvador and what implications this might hold for the future of both our legal and illegal immigration challenges facing us on our southern border. More details came out later and there’s a bit of backstory behind this agreement that deserves a Read More…