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President Trump is trying to deliver on a campaign promise: defunding Planned Parenthood for their abortion services. Will it work? (Photo via AP)

Trump to Planned Parenthood: You can keep you funding, if…

President Trump is giving Planned Parenthood a choice: you can keep the $500 million you receive in annual federal funding if you discontinue abortion services. The New York Times reported that not only did the White House give this ultimatum, Planned Parenthood officials rejected it. “Let’s be clear: Federal funds already do not pay for […]

Obama, Bush aides tell millennials to ‘do grunt work’

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By PAUL BEDARD (@SECRETSBEDARD) The millennial fast track to success in Washington is well-worn, but the top prize of a White House job still requires experience and grunt work, according to job advice from two former top speechwriters. Cody Keenan, who wrote for former President Barack Obama, recalled pleas from White House interns seeking jobs. […]

Flashback: Obama’s DOJ had a history of secretly obtaining phone records

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President Trump accused Barack Obama of wiretapping his home and office during the 2016 election. Meanwhile, the former President denied all allegations through a spokesman. Specifically, Obama refuted that he or the White House ever ordered the surveillance of a private citizen or interfered in the independent investigation done by the Justice Department. His statement […]

Bannon and Priebus come together to unveil Trump’s agenda

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President Trump’s Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus came to CPAC on Thursday to discuss the early goals of Trump administration. The media has debated if there’s tension between the two and their vision of the next four years. Priebus is a well-known Washington insider with establishment conservative views, […]

Trump to roll out Obamacare repeal and replacement in March

Amidst discussing fake news and Russia during a Thursday press conference, President Trump announced that he will unveil his Obamacare replacement in March. (Photo via AP)

On Thursday, President Trump announced that his Obamacare alternative will be unveiled in March. When asked by a reporter about tax reform during Thursday’s press conference, the President dovetailed into Obamacare, saying, “Tax reform is going to happen fairly quickly. We’re doing Obamacare. We’re in final stages. We should be submitting the initial plan in March, […]

“Isn’t a crime”: AZ Gov. halts fines for free haircuts to homeless

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Juan Carlos Montesdeoca was trying to be a good Samaritan, and show compassion for the less fortunate by providing free haircuts to homeless people living in a park. However, government licensing laws made that illegal, and he ended up being under investigation by the state. On Thursday, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) stepped in and […]

Liberal attorney: Gorsuch a fine pick, Dems need to give it a rest

One liberal attorney thinks his fellow liberals should give it a rest on Neil Gorsuch's nomination and let President Trump have this one. (Photo via AP)

Before President Trump announced that he would be nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the empty seat left by the late Associate Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, liberal groups had already gathered to protest it. Republicans began mocking it as a “fill-in-the-blank” protest. While there are some progressives who stand firm in resisting any move […]

Trump takes on Big Pharma, promises to lower drug prices

President Trump is finally going after the pharmaceutical industry, something that President Obama wasn't able to do. (Photo via AP)

In a populist move only characteristic of the new president and Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump is going after the pharmaceutical industry. On Tuesday, President Trump told drugmakers during a meeting at the White House that drug prices were “astronomical.” He promised to lower the cost for government health programs while also finding ways to expedite new medicines […]

Sly Stallone declines job in Trump administration (but for a good reason)

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President-elect Donald Trump has been eyeing some big name talent to head up the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Recently, Trump had the “Eye of the Tiger” for Sylvester Stallone. On Monday, the Rocky star announced that he was flattered, but he’d have to pass on a job in the Trump administration to focus […]

Muslim admits to faking hate crime, while Trump voters are attacked [VIDEO]

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In just a span of four days, liberals went from criticizing Donald Trump for not being able to accept the results of the election to losing their minds when he won. Liberals have taken to protesting, rioting, crying, attacking people, and faking hate crimes to show that Trump promotes hate. Faking hate crimes is a […]

Comedian-in-Chief: Obama nails WHCD jokes, mocks Hillary’s youth appeal [VIDEO]

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President Obama earned laughs even before he opened his mouth for his last correspondence dinner, as he came out to the stage with Cups (You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone). “You can’t say it, but you know it’s true,” he addressed the crowd with. Obama made several thinly veiled shots at Donald Trump seconds into his […]

Dept. of Energy wants you to dress in ‘green’ costumes for Halloween

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How badly does the Obama administration want you to be green? Well, the Department of Energy posted “5 Energy Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home.” As the Washington Examiner sees it, the “Gov’t haunts Halloween.” As the Department of Energy writes: Here at Energy.gov, we take Halloween seriously — very seriously. Maybe it has […]

60 Minutes: Obama believes he’s improved, could win third term

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President Barack Obama sat down for a 60 Minutes interview Sunday night. The interview had a focus on Obama’s presidency winding down. And that’s also what’s getting a bulk of the attention. In an unaired clip, Obama discusses what he believes is an improved job performance with interviewer Steve Kroft: The nice thing about being a veteran […]

Vatican not pleased with White House guest list for Pope’s visit

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How does this line-up sound? Gay and dissident Catholics, transgender activists and friends, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, and a nun who widely advocated for Obamacare, despite opposition from the U. S. Bishops. Does that sound like the dream team for Pope Franics’ visit to the White House? It did to the Obama administration. […]

Mt. Denali officially recognized by the federal government again and Ohio lawmakers are not happy

FILE - This Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, clearer skies provided this view of one of the faces of North America's tallest peak, Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. North America's tallest mountain will again be known by its Alaska Native name. President Barack Obama announced Sunday his administration will change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali to honor Athabascans, central Alaska Indians whose territory stretches 500 miles, from the Brooks Range south to Cook Inlet. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer,File)

The Obama administration’s decision to recognize the original name of Mount McKinley and officially refer to the mountain as Denali has Ohio politicians in a tizzy. Since 1917, the federal government has referred to the mountain as McKinley, after Ohioan and 25th president William McKinley. The Alaskan government, however, restored the original name of Denali in 1975. House Speaker […]

Obama will leave the Democratic Party in its worst shape since the 1920s

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When President Obama was elected in 2008, Democrats were riding high. Not only did he make history by becoming the first black president, he was also a new young face for their aging party and he helped usher in a wave of support across the country. That didn’t last long. His legacy for the Democratic Party […]

Obama has used the fewest pardons since James Garfield

President Barack Obama follows through on a swing while golfing, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

For all the talk on criminal justice reform, President Obama has rarely used pardons to correct bad convictions. “President Obama has been more stingy with this power than any president in American history. It betrays a rampant political cowardice in his administration, and a callous disregard for human rights,” Ryan Cooper at The Week noted. The […]

White House launches ‘Letters to President Obama’ Tumblr

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Between tee times and starring in internet videos, President Barack Obama supposedly finds time each day to read at least ten letters from “folks across the country,” and the White House is making sure everyone knows about it. The White House launched a Tumblr Thursday titled, “Letters to President Obama,” to publicly display some of these […]

Warriors’ Stephen Curry: ‘Competitive’ Obama talks a lot of trash during golf games

NBA basketball player Stephen Curry, left, returns a club to the cart as President Barack Obama, right, prepares to drive while golfing Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Ever since the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry became the NBA MVP, he’s been getting some sweet perks. One of those, the basketball star told Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday, was getting to play golf with President Obama. Or at least he thought it was a perk until he found out how “competitive” the president was. “The […]

Obama wants his celebrity friends to help him raise $1 billion for his presidential library

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It seems President Obama wants to mirror his presidential library after the national debt and make it the most expensive in history. According to the New York Times, Obama is looking to raise $1 billion — double what former president George W. Bush raised for his library and the start of the Bush Foundation — for his […]