Author: Michael Luciano

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Says Panel Will ‘Take a Hard Look’ at ‘Outrageous’ Durham Probe

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said the Judiciary Committee will review the actions of the investigation of Special Counsel John Durham after the New York Times published a report about the probe last week. In 2019, then-Attorney General Bill Barr tapped Durham to investigate the Department of Justice over its probe into whether Donald Trump colluded […]

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‘I Can’t Wait for This Guy to Die’: Atlantic Writer Relays GOP Insiders’ Lack of Strategy to Purge Trump

Atlantic writer McKay Coppins appeared on Monday’s OutFront on CNN to discuss his latest piece, in which he describes a Republican Party desperate to be rid of Donald Trump. As the article notes, however, no one seems to have a plan to do that. “Press them hard enough, and most Republican officials—even the ones with […]

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Senator Mocks Kamala Harris: ‘Every Time She Speaks, She Shows Us How Much She Doesn’t Know’

Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) cast Vice President Kamala Harris as an ignoramus who is in over her head as de facto White House border czar. Harris’ approval rating has languished in the high 30s. Meanwhile, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) raised eyebrows when she said President Joe Biden should run again, but that she would defer […]

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‘Let Me Finish!’ Matt Gaetz Throws Down with Ari Melber Over Report He Sought Pardon from Trump

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) appeared on Monday’s The Beat, where Ari Melber asked the congressman about reports he sought a pardon from former President Donald Trump. Melber cited Gaetz’s attendance at a December 2020 meeting at the White House where Trump was consulting with advisers about ways the 2020 presidential election could potentially be overturned. […]

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‘Beat His Ass’: Republican Strategist Calls on DeSantis to Run Against Trump

Republican strategist Scott Jennings called on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) to declare his candidacy for the 2024 GOP nomination to derail former President Donald Trump. Trump declared his candidacy in November and remains the only high-profile Republican to do so. The governor’s refusal to rule out a run has irked Trump, who has claimed […]

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Missouri Congressman Laughably Claims ‘Referees Were Against’ the Chiefs for ‘The Entire Game’

Rep. Mark Alford (R-MO) celebrated the Kansas City Chiefs’ 23-20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals by dunking on the vanquished team, which was on the wrong end of some controversial calls and non-calls in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. However, Alford incredibly claimed the officials “were against” Kansas City the whole game. Harrison Butker kicked the […]

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Several ‘Donors’ Listed by George Santos’ Campaign Don’t Seem to Exist, According to an Investigation by Mother Jones

The ongoing saga of Rep. George Santos (R-NY) has entered a whole new phase and it could spell more trouble for the freshman congressman. Elected in November, Santos has since been revealed to be a serial liar as he has shown to have falsified much of his life story, including his education and work histories, […]

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Jason Whitlock Says Tyre Nichols Died Because Officers Were ‘Supervised By a Single Black Woman’ – Which Isn’t Even True

Jason Whitlock said the five officers accused of murdering Tyre Nichols did not know how to act because their police chief is a “single Black woman.” As dubious as that idea is, it is also not true. On Friday, the Memphis Police Department released shocking video footage of the arrest on Jan. 7, which shows […]

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Fox News Guest Reacts to Tyre Nichols Video by Complaining About Police ‘Diversity Training’ and Biden’s ‘Inflammatory’ Comments

Heather MacDonald reacted to the release of graphic body camera footage showing Memphis police officers beating 29-year-old Tyre Nichols by lamenting police diversity training. Those officers, who like Nichols are Black, have been fired and charged with second-degree murder. Appearing on Friday’s Jesse Watters Primetime, MacDonald blamed the beating on a lack of proper training. […]

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‘She Can’t Talk Like a Human Being’: The Five Savages ‘Embarrassing’ Karine Jean-Pierre

Co-hosts of The Five ripped White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Friday after she twice told Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy to direct his questions about classified documents elsewhere. Jean-Pierre has faced a litany of questions about President Joe Biden having classified documents at his home dating from his time as vice president and […]

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