Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie claimed recently on NBC that 8 percent of Americans outside of New York and California have concealed carry permits. Verdict: True The Republican congressman’s figure holds up, although permits as a percentage of the adult population for all 50 states is lower at 6.6 percent. Fact Check: Many Republicans, including President Donald […]
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A conservative artist that goes by the name of Sabo hijacked three billboards in Hollywood on Wednesday to put up signs calling out the industry’s sexual harassment scandals. With a nod to the Oscar nominated film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” the artist erected three giant signs to cover the existing ads. The large red […]
What’s the best way to keep illegal immigrants from entering the United States? Most Republicans would say tougher border security. Many have loudly applauded President Donald Trump’s proposal to build an impenetrable “wall” between the United States and Mexico and to hire more border patrol agents to keep unwanted aliens out. But even the best […]
Fox News’ Laura Ingraham reported Monday that Broward Country deputies were told not to go into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the mass shooting earlier this month. The alleged reason? They didn’t have any body cameras with them. WATCH: “Curiously, police also lost radio communications during the parkland shooting. And our source claims that radio communication […]
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Justice Department is investigating the accuracy of information the FBI submitted before the 2016 election about a “dossier” damaging to Donald Trump to obtain a warrant to surveil a campaign adviser. “That will be investigated and looked at,” Sessions said in an interview Sunday. Maria Bartiromo, host of Fox’s […]
After much speculation pertaining to the Trump administration’s official policy on transgender restroom policies, a White House spokeswoman indicated that the U.S. Department of Education won’t investigate any complaints regarding transgender restroom policies. Spokeswoman Liz Hill told BuzzFeed News that specific kinds of transgender complaints may be investigated, but no bathroom complaints will garner the Department of […]
The Trump administration unveiled a new plan to revamp how people are receiving food stamps, suggesting that the government give them boxes of nonperishable food instead. The new suggestion, written in the 2019 budget proposal, would take half of the money people get from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and instead send families a box […]
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence voted unanimously Monday evening to release Democrats’ Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act memo to the public, sending the document to the president to decide whether he wants to approve its release. Republicans voted to declassify the Democrats’ memo, which reportedly weakens allegations made in the memo crafted by the […]
Some couples and individuals are trying to save the next generation from potential climate change disaster by forgoing reproduction altogether. A dozen people aged 18 to 43, either raising children or considering having some, are deciding that the future is too uncertain, or certainly too grim, to bring new life into the world as floods, wildfires, and […]
The man suspected of killing Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and Uber driver Jeffrey Monroe in a roadside crash is an illegal immigrant who has been deported two times in the past, Indiana State Police said Monday. The driver is 37-year-old Guatemalan national Manuel Orrego-Savala. He gave police the alias Alex Cabrera Gonsales after being arrested […]
Cecile Richards will leave behind a brutal legacy if she departs from her position as the president of Planned Parenthood. Richards—who reportedly told the organization’s board Wednesday that she plans to step down—pioneered a company that has aborted 7,132,130 babies since Margaret Sanger’s founding of the abortion organization. Planned Parenthood doctors aborted more than 328,348 unborn babies in 2016, and […]
An influential caucus of conservative Republicans is pushing House Speaker Paul Ryan to hold a vote on an immigration reform bill that has emerged as a White House favorite. The 150-member Republican Study Committee announced Tuesday that it endorses the Securing America’s Future Act, which gives legal status to certain younger illegal immigrants in exchange for […]
“As we continue to work on addressing this problem and assess how best to serve our users, we are putting the experiment on hold.” a Google spokeswoman says of the company’s fact-check feature. Google says it is discontinuing its fact-check feature because it proved to be too faulty for public use, directly attributing the decision […]
One hundred sixty-four companies have gone on record stating they gave bonuses and pay raises to employees because of the new tax reform law, according to Americans for Tax Reform. The list has been continually updated and jumped from 40 companies to 164 in 10 days, the Washington Examiner reports. The businesses include American Airlines, AT&T, prominent banks […]
“I definitely think that we can do more and that’s kind of what the Black Republican Congressional Staff Association is doing on the public sector side,” Ayshia Connors says. It’s pretty easy to name a couple of black women working in progressive circles and organizations, but it’s a lot harder to name the ones working […]