September 20, 2019

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Exclusive–Marc Short Rebukes Elijah Cummings’ Investigation into Pence’s Stay in Ireland 2019-09-19T17:11:44Z

Breitbart News obtained a letter Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff Marc Short sent Thursday to House Oversight and Reform Committee Elijah Cummings (D-MD), rebuking claims that the vice president’s trip served to benefit President Donald Trump or the Trump Organization. House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Cummings sent a letter earlier in September…

Justin Trudeau on Blackface Scandal: Hopefully Minorities ‘Still Consider Me an Ally’ 2019-09-19T17:02:06Z

Leftist Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said during a press conference on Thursday that he hopes minorities will still see him as “an ally,” despite recent revelations that he has worn “brownface” and “blackface” at least three times. “Hopefully many of them still consider me an ally, even though this was a terrible mistake,” said Trudeau of…

Trump Scores Victory as Judge Temporarily Blocks California Law Requiring Disclosure of Tax Returns 2019-09-19T16:15:17Z

President Trump received a victory Thursday when a federal judge issued a temporary injunction against a California law that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns. U.S. District Judge Morrison England Jr. issued the order Thursday, citing the “irreparable harm without temporary relief” that the California law would cause on presidential and gubernatorial…

Buttigieg: Warren Is ‘Extremely Evasive’ on Whether Medicare for All Will Raise Taxes for Middle Class 2019-09-19T15:59:59Z

On Thursday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” 2020 presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) stated that fellow 2020 candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has been “extremely evasive” on whether her Medicare for all plan will raise taxes for the middle class. Buttigieg said, “Senator Warren is known for being straightforward, and was extremely…

Episode 165: Latest Kavanaugh Smear

Today on The Editors, Rich, Charlie, Michael, and Jim discuss the New York Times ’ recent Kavanaugh smear, Trump’s attempts to ban vaping, and tensions between the U.S. and Iran.The Editors is hosted by Rich Lowry and produced by Sarah Schutte. Episode 164: Dissecting the Debate September 13, 2019 Rich, Michael, and Jim go in-depth on each candidate’s performance…

Fox News Poll: Voters are frustrated with government, nervous about economy

Many voters are frustrated with how the federal government is working and a growing number are nervous about the economy — yet ratings of economic conditions remain higher than before President Trump took office, according to the latest Fox News Poll.While 37 percent feel confident about the economy, 48 percent feel nervous. That’s up from a…

Kavanaugh impeachment calls mark latest strike on ‘judicial independence,’ Republicans say

Conservatives once more have rallied around Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh as he faces a new round of disputed sexual misconduct allegations. But GOP lawmakers claim the calls from Democratic presidential candidates for his impeachment speak to a bigger issue.As part of their defense of Kavanaugh, they say the renewed campaign against President Trump’s second Supreme Court…

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, Al Sharpton clash over anti-Semitism accusations as police brutality hearing goes off …

A House Judiciary Committee hearing on law enforcement on Thursday morphed into a heated confrontation between GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz and MSNBC’s Al Sharpton when the Florida lawmaker challenged the activist and weekend host over past inflammatory comments.At the hearing on policing practices, Gaetz cited a 2000 resolution from former congressman and fellow MSNBC host Joe Scarborough condemning Sharpton as…

Expert on why Saudi Arabia won’t explicitly blame Iran for attacks: ‘They would be toast’

On Fox Nation’s “Deep Dive,” a panel of experts analyzed the world response to last weekend’s crippling attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure and explained why the Saudi government seems hesitant to explicitly accuse Iran of carrying out the strikes.”If you look at the sophistication of the attack, the ranges of the weapons used, and how…

Taliban Kills 20 in Third Day of Surging Violence in Afghanistan

A member of the Taliban and others stand at the site of the execution of three men in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, in 2015. (Reuters) Taliban operatives detonated a truck bomb on Thursday in the southern Afghan city of Qalat, killing at least twenty people and injuring 95 others as the blast leveled a hospital. The…

Delta flight descends nearly 30,000 feet in minutes following ‘cabin pressurization irregularity’

A Delta Air Lines flight headed for Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was diverted on Wednesday due to a “cabin pressurization irregularity” that reportedly forced pilots to make a quick, controlled descent, Delta said.Flight 2353, which originated in Atlanta, was forced to make an emergency landing in Tampa at around 5 p.m., approximately an hour and a…

Josh Turner tour bus carrying road crew crashes, killing one, injuring seven

A tour bus carrying the road crew for country singer Josh Turner crashed Wednesday night in California, killing one and injuring seven others, according to the San Luis Obispo Fire Department.Turner and his band were not on the bus.The bus was going eastbound on Highway 46 in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., after a show at…

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings

Iran warned Thursday that an “all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated.Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s stark message to CNN comes a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that the “Iranian regime’s threatening behavior will not be…

UK gambling site has more bets for Hillary Clinton winning Dem nomination than anyone actually running

Hillary Clinton may say she is not seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, but British bettors are apparently not convinced, with one site getting more wagers on her than for any of the declared candidates.U.K. bookmaker Ladbrokes allows people to put money on the race, and according to Matthew Shaddick, head of their political betting…

Florida Poll: Trump Narrowly Leads Top Democrat Candidates in General Election Matchup 2019-09-18T18:35:28Z

A Florida Atlantic University poll released Wednesday shows President Trump narrowly leading his potential Democrat challengers in a hypothetical 2020 general election matchup. The poll – conducted September 12-15 among 934 registered voters in Florida– showed the president narrowly leading his top Democrat challengers in a general election matchup in the Sunshine State. According to the poll,…

Exclusive– Michelle Malkin: Corporate America at Center of Open Borders Inc. 2019-09-18T18:02:22Z

“Corporate America [is] right at the center of Open Borders Inc.,” said Michelle Malkin, referring to a network of interests — financial, ideological, and political — invested in perpetuating the status quo of both legal and illegal immigration. She joined Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak to…

GOP Senate Plans Vote to Outsource College Graduate America 2019-09-18T16:54:12Z

Investors are rushing a bill through the GOP-run Senate that would reward Indian college graduates for taking U.S. college-level jobs at low wages from young American graduates. Utah GOP Sen. Mike Lee will ask the Senate on Thursday to approve his Indian outsourcing bill via “Unanimous Consent.” If no Senator objects, the radical bill will…

Revealed: 80 Percent of Central American Women, Girls Raped Crossing into U.S. 2019-09-18T16:51:36Z

AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell For all the political Left’s shrieks about a so-called “War on women” and a systemic “rape culture” pervasive throughout American society, the reality that some 8 in 10 women and girls are sexually assaulted during the dangerous trek from Mexico and South America to the U.S. southern border is met mostly with silence. The…

‘I Don’t Carry A Wallet’: Photo of Cash Stuffed in Donald Trump’s Pocket Goes Viral 2019-09-19T05:44:11Z

President Donald Trump was photographed boarding Air Force One on Tuesday with his back pocket stuffed with cash. Freelance photographer Tom Brenner snapped the picture of Trump’s pocket as the wind briefly blew up the tail of his suit jacket. Money is seen in the back pocket of @realDonaldTrump as he boards Air Force One…

Justin Trudeau Downplays Brown- and Blackface Costumes as ‘Makeup’ 2019-09-19T05:39:13Z

Leftist Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repeatedly referred to his past use of brownface and blackface as “makeup” in an extended Q&A apology with reporters late Wednesday. Trudeau held a press conference after an image surfaced of himself dated from 2001 dressed in what he described as an “Aladdin” costume, wearing skin paint that made…

Ted Cruz Rejects White House/DOJ Universal Background Check Plan 2019-09-18T18:55:19Z

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) rejected the White House/Department of Justice (DOJ) universal background check plan that was circulated in a memo on Wednesday. Breitbart News reported that the memo largely mirrored Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) gun control bill and would require the issuance of a “bill of sale” and the preservation of a “chain of…

Tulsi Gabbard: Saudi Promotion of ‘Extremist Wahhabi Ideology’ a Bigger Threat to U.S. Than Iran 2019-09-18T18:54:16Z

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), a candidate for the 2020 Democratic Party presidential nomination criticized President Donald Trump’s response to an attack on an oil production facility in Saudi Arabia.Gabbard went on to argue Saudi Arabia’s promotion of extremist Wahhabi ideology was a bigger threat to the United States…

Trump Is Right to Ditch the California Auto Waiver

Car dealership in Carlsbad, Calif., in 2016. (Mike Blake/Reuters) The Trump administration is pushing ahead with a plan we endorsed previously. It will revoke California’s ability to set separate greenhouse-gas standards for cars — so that a single policy will apply to the entire country, and so that California can’t use the threat of a…

‘Like a “Dawn of the Dead” scene’: Tucker talks to San Francisco shopkeeper bitten by homeless man

A San Francisco business owner is recounting a second run-in with the city’s homeless population that ended in him being bitten.Gilles DeSaulniers told Tucker Carlson Wednesday about his encounter earlier this month with a homeless man that left him with muscle damage in his arm from the bite wound.”The last event, it was a guy who came…

DOJ watchdog will ‘assess’ allegations of irregularities in Comey testimony

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz — who’s been conducting high-profile probes related to the FBI and DOJ’s actions in the Russia election meddling investigation – told lawmakers Wednesday his investigators will “assess” new Republican allegations of “inconsistencies” in former FBI Director James Comey’s congressional testimony.Horowitz made the comments during an appearance before a House Oversight Committee hearing…

Grizzly bear injures 3 Montana hunters in separate attacks at national forest

Two separate grizzly bear attacks in Montana this week left three hunters injured and had wildlife officials investigating whether the men had fought for their lives against the same animal.The men were attacked less than 12 hours apart near Cottonwood Creek on the west side of the Gravelly Mountains at the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, the Montana…

Indiana couple accused of abandoning adoptive daughter say she lied about her age: reports

An Indiana couple accused of abandoning their 11-year-old adoptive daughter in an apartment before moving to Canada has claimed that the girl was actually a 22-year-old woman who made a career out of lying about her age. Kristine and Michael Barnett – who are now separated – adopted the girl from Ukraine in 2010. The girl reportedly lacked a…

Justin Trudeau Campaign Hit with ‘Brownface’ Photo – Breitbart 2019-09-19T01:53:03.4280948Z

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s campaign for national elections was hit Wednesday by the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a costume party in 2001. Time magazine posted the photo, which it says was published in the yearbook from the West Point Grey Academy, a private school…

Exclusive–Josh Hawley: If GOP Wants a Future It Will Have to Become ‘Movement of Working People’ 2019-09-18T18:22:06Z

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that if the Republican Party “wants to have a future,” it will have to become a “movement of working people.” Sen. Hawley spoke to Breitbart News Wednesday on a wide-ranging series of topics including the future of the Republican Party and populism, fighting…

Al Green Perpetuates ‘Fine People’ Hoax in Hearing on White Nationalism 2019-09-18T17:50:44Z

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) at a hearing on Wednesday perpetuated the hoax that President Trump called white nationalists at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 “very fine people.” “Were there any nice people among the folks who were screaming, “blood and soil,” “Jews will not replace us,’ — were there any nice people among them?”…

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