The Justice Department always had the ability to investigate the Trump/Russia story. What it didn’t have was the right person to run the investigation. Until now. Attorney General William Barr, in asking U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation, is determined to restore Justice’s credibility. “If the Justice Department had […]
The University of Michigan consumer sentiment index has hit its highest level in 15 years!
During a ceremony on Capitol Hill this past week, the Attorney General poked fun at Nancy Pelosi: “Madam Speaker, did you bring your handcuffs?” “Mrs. Pelosi has flatly accused Mr. Barr of lying to Congress, and last week the Judiciary Committee voted to recommend he be held in contempt,” reports the WSJ. Some excitable Democrats […]
For years now Americans have been plagued with scamming robocalls impersonating tax officials, credit card companies and others in an attempt to trick the recipients of the calls into giving up their personal information, or their money, or both. Now, the FCC is about to alter some rules in a way that could allow telecommunications […]
The strong Trump economy, accelerated by his administration’s tax reform is outweighing the drag from tariffs on China, explains James Freeman in The Wall Street Journal. He writes (abridged): Stocks are taking a beating today as consumers in both China and the U.S. face higher prices on a broad range of products. Thank goodness the […]
The Trump/Russia investigation has been a political narrative, plain and simple, with two objectives, explains Andrew C. McCarthy in NRO. To hamstring Donald Trump’s capacity to press the agenda on which he ran (immigration enforcement, conservative judicial nominees, deregulation, and a military build-up, along with skepticism about military interventions, free trade, and NATO). To render […]
At The American Spectator, George Parry explains that if Joseph diGenova, former U. S. Attorney for the District of Columbia and a former legal counsel to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, is correct about what went on during the Russia-gate surveillance, it could be the worst government scandal in America’s history. He writes (abridged): Now […]
Most supporters of Donald Trump did not vote for the president because they thought he had a high personal character. Instead, they thought he had high “political character,” explains Peggy Noonan in the WSJ. “They hired him as an insult to the political class, as a Hail Mary pass—we’ve tried everything else, maybe this will […]
Two years of the media’s speculative headlines, 22 months and $34 million later, the Mueller report concludes that there was no Trump-Russia collusion, writes Victor Davis Hanson in American Greatness. Russia succeeded in sowing such chaos, thanks ultimately to (Hillary) Clinton, who likely had broken federal laws by using a British national and, by extension, […]
Real GDP growth so far in the Trump era has averaged 2.77% per quarter, while during the Obama/Biden era it averaged a sleepy 1.9%. Originally posted on Your Survival Guy.