Entries by The Daily Caller

VIDEO: Trump Brawls Face-To-Face With Pelosi, Schumer Over Wall Funding

President Donald Trump sparred with House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, in an extraordinary Oval Office session before TV cameras. Schumer and Pelosi visited The White House on Tuesday to negotiate with Trump over border wall funding in the next spending bill. The pair offered Trump approximately 1.3 billion dollars in funding for […]

‘Borderline Impossible’: Noted Scientist Tackles Sea Level Rise Alarmism

When it comes to alarming projections of global warming-induced sea level rise, veteran climate scientist Judith Curry says people need to cool it. “Projections of extreme, alarming impacts are very weakly justified to borderline impossible,” Curry told The Daily Caller News Foundation. Curry’s latest research, put together for clients of her consulting company near the end […]

Christian Teacher Fired for Refusing to Use Transgender Student’s New Pronouns

A Virginia high school teacher was sacked Thursday for allegedly misgendering a student, marking the first time in the state that an educator has lost a job for using biological pronouns to refer to a student. The West Point School Board voted unanimously 5-0 to fire Peter Vlaming who teaches French at the school, according to the […]

California Democratic Chair Resigns After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman announced his resignation Thursday after allegations of sexual misconduct and inappropriate workplace behavior. A Los Angeles Times report surfaced Wednesday that said 10 California Democratic Party staffers and political activists had accused him of making lewd, sexual comments to them in the workplace or that Bauman had touched them without their permission. […]

Court Documents Suggest A Personal Vendetta Between Two Lawyers Might Be Fueling Climate Crusade

Two of the law firms suing Exxon Mobil sued each other over four years ago over disagreements about attorneys’ fees from a previous lawsuit targeting the oil company. Court filings appear to suggest much of the anti-Exxon lawsuits is being fueled by a personal vendetta between two of the biggest law firms engaged in the […]

EXCLUSIVE: Google Employees Debated Burying Conservative Media In Search

Google employees debated whether to bury The Daily Caller and other conservative media outlets in the company’s search function as a response to President Donald Trump’s election “Let’s make sure that we reverse things in four years,” one engineer wrote in a thread that included a Google vice president Google employees similarly sought to manipulate […]

African-American Conservatives Lobby Senators In Favor Of ‘First Step Act’

Reporters from The Daily Caller spent some time with a group of African-American conservatives Wednesday, following them as they visited Senate offices lobbying for a bill that aims to take the “first step” toward overhauling America’s criminal justice system. The “First Step Act,” which passed easily in the House of Representatives last summer, would roll back some […]

‘I Don’t See It’: Trump Doubles Down on Global Warming Skepticism

President Donald Trump doubled down on disagreements with dire predictions made in the latest U.S. government global warming report. “One of the problems that a lot of people like myself, we have very high levels of intelligence but we’re not necessarily such believers,” Trump told The Washington Post in an Oval Office interview Tuesday. “As to whether […]

Cindy Hyde-Smith Breaks Mississippi’s Glass Ceiling As She Becomes The State’s First Female Elected To Congress

Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith fended off her Democratic challenger, Mike Espy, on Tuesday by winning the election to retain her seat as junior U.S. senator to the state of Mississippi. Hyde-Smith and Espy have been in a closely watched race since Nov. 6 when the Mississippi Senate election resulted in a runoff between the two candidates. […]

Twitter Bans Misgendering Individuals as ‘Hateful,’ but Porn Accounts Tweet Freely

Twitter banned the use of biological pronouns to refer to transgender persons, adding a clause prohibiting the practice to its policy regarding hateful conduct. The social media platform updated its policies on hateful conduct in October, but the move wasn’t largely noticed until Friday and Saturday when users began commenting on the change, Pink News reported. […]

Landowners Hail Property Rights Victory At Supreme Court In Frog Habitat Dispute

The Supreme Court sided with landowners Tuesday in a dispute over the reach of the Endangered Species Act. A large parcel of private land was designated as “critical habitat” for an endangered frog, though the species has not lived in the area for decades. The justices said that designation was incorrect, but sent two questions […]

VIDEO: The Media Is Omitting The Reason Why Border Officials Decided To Use Tear Gas Against The Caravan

WATCH:  U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials were forced to use tear gas against the migrants in response to their attempt to storm the border, but many outlets focused more heavily on the U.S.’s response and less on what prompted it. Many outlets including the New York Times and Associated Press chose to focus […]

Bill Gates Thinks Green Energy Zealots Are ‘Dangerous’

Bill Gates offered some surprisingly critical comments about environmental activists who believe the proliferation of renewable energy is the only answer to climate change. Gates is no stranger to environmental activism. The founder of Microsoft — and a man worth almost $100 billion — has used his wealth to propel a number of climate change initiatives. He currently […]

Mississippi Senate Candidate Mike Espy Trailed by Ethical Questions

Mike Espy, the Democratic candidate in Mississippi’s Nov. 27 Senate runoff election, has been dogged by ethical questions over the course of his political career. Espy, a former congressman who served as agricultural secretary during former President Bill Clinton’s first term, will face Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the runoff election after neither candidate secured a majority of the […]

12 Times Florida County’s Elections Supervisor Has Been ‘Incompetent and Possibly Criminal’

As both parties scrutinize the vote count in Florida’s Broward County, with the state’s gubernatorial and senatorial races closing in on a tie, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said the county’s elections office has a history of malfeasance. “This is at a minimum a pattern of incompetence. Voters deserve better,” the Florida Republican said Thursday on “Tucker Carlson […]