No conspiracy or coordination with Russia on election interference and no obstruction clears Trump

By Rick Manning Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his final report to Attorney General William Barr determined that “[T]he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.” Similarly, Attorney General William Barr and Deputy Attorney […]


Cartoon: Ground Game


How McCain trafficking the Steele dossier alleging Trump-Russia conspiracy to the media unwittingly led to it being debunked

By Robert Romano The dossier by former British spy Chistopher Steele paid for by the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign that alleged President Donald Trump was a Russian agent was trafficked to the FBI and media outlets in late 2016 by the late Sen. John McCain […]


Questions raised by inconsistent treatment of Fox News host Jeanine Pirro and U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar

By Richard McCarty Compare and contrast the swift treatment of Fox News host Jeanine Pirro and U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). Last week, Pirro questioned if Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s hijab signifies that she supports Islamic Sharia law and asserted that Sharia law is inconsistent with the U.S. […]


House set to vote on veto override of bill to stop Trump emergency declaration to build wall on March 26

By Robert Romano The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on March 26 in an attempt to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution that would stop him from building the southern border wall with his national emergency declaration. There is only one problem. The House clearly lacks the votes […]


Cartoon: Cair-ful


President Trump to veto Congressional resolution attempting to stop him from building the wall

By Robert Romano “VETO!” That was President Donald Trump’s one-word response on Twitter to the Senate after it passed a resolution to overturn his national emergency declaration on the southern border. The resolution passed 59 to 41 , with 12 Senate Republicans voting in favor. That was enough to pass the Senate, but 59 votes […]


National debt could top $100 trillion by 2037 if Congress ignores Trump budget

By Robert Romano The national debt, now $22 trillion, grew by almost $1.5 trillion in 2018 as spending in Washington, D.C. continues to outpace the growth of the economy and revenues. Since 1980, the U.S. national debt has grown an average of 8.8 percent every fiscal year, but during that same period, […]


No cuts allowed in D.C.

By Rick Manning In Washington, D.C., every spending program and tax break has a constituency that fights for it.  This is why they exist, because somewhere, someone believes that Warren Buffett needs a wind production tax credit, and that opera programming should be taxpayer funded. These constituencies […]


McConnell declares Democrat elections national takeover bill H.R. 1 dead on arrival in Senate

By Robert Romano A House-passed bill that would nationalize U.S. elections has been declared dead on arrival in the U.S. Senate by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). “Democrats’ H.R. 1 (the Democrat Politician Protection Act) proposes a massive federal takeover of elections. But neither the facts […]

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