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FACT CHECK: Would Trump’s Border Wall Cost ‘1/10th of 1 Percent of the Federal Budget’?

FACT CHECK: Would Trump’s Border Wall Cost  ‘1/10th of 1 Percent of the Federal Budget’?

Brad Sylvester | Fact Check Reporter House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy claimed on “Face the Nation” Sunday that the money requested by President Donald Trump to fund a border wall is equal to “1/10th of 1 percent of the federal budget.” Verdict: True The $5.7 billion requested for Trump’s border wall amounts to 0.13 percent of the […]

GROUNDED: Trump Cancels Pelosi’s International Travel Over Government Shutdown

GROUNDED: Trump Cancels Pelosi’s International Travel Over Government Shutdown

Amber Athey | White House Correspondent President Donald Trump postponed Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned international travel over the partial government shutdown on Thursday. Trump sent a letter to Pelosi informing her that she would not be allowed to use military aircraft to travel to Brussels, Egypt, and Afghanistan for a “public relations event” during the […]

The Los Angeles Teacher Strike is a Battle of Democrats Versus Democrats

The Los Angeles Teacher Strike is a Battle of Democrats Versus Democrats

Neetu Chandak | Education and Politics Reporter The Los Angeles teacher strike is turning out be a battle among Democrats. American Federation for Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten, a Democrat, called out former Education Secretary Arne Duncan for not supporting the teacher strike, according to the Washington Post. Hey @arneduncan, why is it that when it […]

Former Secret Service Agent Bongino Demands Apology from Pelosi for Lying About, Insulting Secret Service

Former Secret Service Agent Bongino Demands Apology from Pelosi for Lying About, Insulting Secret Service

Benny Johnson | Columnist, Viral Politics House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter Wednesday to the White House asking for a postponement of the annual State of the Union address until after the government shutdown has ended. Pelosi cited security concerns over the speech due to “hamstrung” security agencies. Pelosi wrote: The U.S. Secret Service […]

Trump Finds a Way to Keep National Parks Open Without Getting Covered in Trash

Trump Finds a Way to Keep National Parks Open Without Getting Covered in Trash

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . The Trump administration is allowing national park officials to tap into their revenues to provide basic services. Some national parks were reportedly overwhelmed with trash, human waste and vandalism. The government shutdown meant parks were manned by skeleton crews. Now, more services can be restarted. The Trump administration […]

Here Are the Democrats Who Have Expressed Support for Some Kind of a Border Barrier

Here Are the Democrats Who Have Expressed Support for Some Kind of a Border Barrier

Amber Athey | White House Correspondent As Democratic leadership refuses to give President Donald Trump a single dollar for the border wall, rank-and-file Democrats are publicly expressing support for funding some kind of physical barrier. The partial government shutdown over border security is now in its fourth week, as Democrats refuse to fulfill the president’s […]

EXCLUSIVE: UC-Berkeley gun violence panelist has ‘no background’ on topic, instead will focus on ‘activism’

EXCLUSIVE: UC-Berkeley gun violence panelist has ‘no background’ on topic, instead will focus on ‘activism’

Victoria Snitsar Kansas Campus [email protected] The University of California-Berkeley is set to host a symposium on gun violence in schools. While it includes four speakers, the panel does not seem to have any conservative representatives. A four-person University of California, Berkeley panel on gun violence in schools does not appear to have any conservative representatives, with […]

Trump Tells Farmers: ‘We’re Going to Get Government Off Your Backs’

Trump Tells Farmers: ‘We’re Going to Get Government Off Your Backs’

By MICHAEL BASTASCH | Energy Editor . President Donald Trump touted his administration’s repealing of the “Waters of the United States” rule, also known as WOTUS, while speaking at the 100th annual American Farm Bureau Convention in New Orleans. “We’re saving farmers and ranchers from one of the most ridiculous regulations ever imposed on anybody […]

Despite record surplus, Gov. Newsom wants new water, phone taxes

Despite record surplus, Gov. Newsom wants new water, phone taxes

By  Chris Reed, Calwatchdog.com Gov. Gavin Newsom’s has called for a first-ever water tax and an added fee on phone bills at a time when the state is enjoying what recently departed state Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor called “extraordinary” budget health. Newsom said last week that experts now forecast a $21.5 billion budget windfall in 2019-20. Until recent years, the […]

Don’t Like the Sacramento Political Ruling Class Now in Charge of California?

Don’t Like the Sacramento Political Ruling Class Now in Charge of California?

Oxnard | The Channel Islands Republican Women Federated will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 in the evening at the Pacific Corinthian Yacht Club. Menfolk, members, and guests are welcome! The featured speaker is Steve Frank, one of three people running to replace Jim Brulte as Chairman of the California Republican Party. […]