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  • Liz Cheney is appealing to Wyoming Democrats. Will it make a difference? August 5, 2022 11:15 pm Wyoming Public Media Cowboy State residents have been inundated with political ads recently. Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s campaign team has been spending a lot on radio and TV spots, and Cheney – a Republican and Wyoming's lone representative in the U.S. House – has been …
  • Explainer: What's next for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones August 5, 2022 11:12 pm Reuters Alex Jones attempts to answer questions about his text messages asked by Mark Bankston, lawyer for Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, during trial at the Travis County Courthouse , Austin, Texas, U.S., August 3, 2022. Briana Sanchez/Pool via REUTERS …
  • Defense & National Security — Pentagon says no to DC’s National Guard request August 5, 2022 11:11 pm The Hill The Defense Department has turned down a request from Washington, D.C., to deploy the National Guard to help with migrants being bussed into the city from Texas and Arizona.  We’ll share what D.C. officials asked and more about the Pentagon’s response, …
  • Trump Returns to Wisconsin August 5, 2022 11:10 pm Political Wire “There is something slightly odd but perfectly logical about former President Donald Trump’s trip to Waukesha on Friday in his effort to influence the outcome of Wisconsin’s GOP primary for governor,” the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. “The odd part …
  • The Unpresidential Vulgarity of ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ August 5, 2022 11:10 pm Political Wire Bill Lueders: “Trump, who typically addresses me as ‘Friend,’ has also offered me a chance to obtain a ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ flag for the same low price of $45, or about ten times what either item likely costs to produce. Alas, his merch website does not …
  • U.S. and world news for Aug. 5 August 5, 2022 11:10 pm Fairfield County Business Journal - Connecticut Sinema supports Inflation Reduction Act: Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema has agreed to support the Inflation Reduction Act, giving the Democrats enough votes to pass it as a budget reconciliation measure. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to have …
  • Alex Jones ordered to pay $62 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook family August 5, 2022 11:08 pm The Straits Times AUSTIN, TEXAS (REUTERS) - US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a six-year-old boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre US$45.2 million (S$62 million) in punitive damages - on top of US$4.1 million in compensatory damages already …
  • Republican Senate candidate says Trump should not run in 2024 August 5, 2022 11:08 pm The Denver Gazette Joe O'Dea, a Republican Senate candidate in Colorado, said he does not want former President Donald Trump to run for president in 2024. O'Dea, a centrist whom Democrats hoped would fall to 2020 election denier state Rep. Ron Hanks in the June 28 …
  • The Age of Zawahiri Ends in Kabul August 5, 2022 11:07 pm Foreign Policy Research Institute For Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda’s longtime leader, last Saturday probably began like any other. The veteran Egyptian jihadist liked to start the day by reading alone on the balcony of his safehouse in the Sherpur neighborhood of Kabul, Afghanistan. However …
  • Fetterman to return to campaign trail with Aug. 12 rally in Erie August 5, 2022 11:07 pm The Bradford Era - Pennsylvania HARRISBURG (TNS) — U.S. Senate Democratic candidate John Fetterman will return to the campaign trail for a rally in Erie next week after a three-month hiatus following a stroke. Fetterman’s campaign said Friday that the lieutenant governor, who is running …
  • Who is Kari Lake? Meet Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial nominee August 5, 2022 11:06 pm Deseret News - Utah Former Fox 10 Phoenix news anchor Kari Lake won Arizona’s Republican primary this week to represent her party in November’s gubernatorial election. The Associated Press called the race for Lake Thursday night following a close race with developer Karrin …
  • Texas Republicans rally their base at CPAC, but draw criticism over Hungarian prime minister’s appearance August 5, 2022 11:03 pm Click2Houston - Texas Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Texas Republican officials at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday prodded attendees to suit up for a “red wave” in the upcoming …
  • Hedging their bets: Casino industry donates to both gubernatorial candidates August 5, 2022 11:03 pm Henderson View The gaming industry is playing both sides in the Nevada governor’s race, donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to both incumbent Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak and his Republican challenger, Joe Lombardo, state campaign finance reports show. Between his …
  • Sanctions to be imposed on top US lawmaker Nancy Pelosi after Taiwan visit, Beijing says August 5, 2022 11:02 pm Hong Kong Free Press China’s foreign ministry announced sanctions against US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday, after her visit to Taiwan this week prompted fury and shows of military force from Beijing. The ministry said Pelosi was “seriously interfering in China’s …
  • Lies, Damned Lies, and the January 6 Committee August 5, 2022 11:02 pm The Epoch Times Commentary The Select Committee to Investigate January 6 has adjourned for a well-deserved summer break. Misleading the public is exhausting work. A careful review of the official transcripts of its eight long hearings shows the committee repeatedly made …
  • Intelligence Services Vet Conservative Party Ballot August 5, 2022 11:02 pm The Epoch Times Commentary While Democrats continue to claim that 2020 was the fairest election in U.S. history and push for even less restrictions on postal voting in the midterms, the UK is starting to take electoral fraud more seriously. As the Conservative Party …
  • If It’s Gavin Newsom Versus Ron DeSantis—Put All Your Money on DeSantis August 5, 2022 11:02 pm The Epoch Times Commentary We are still a long way away from the 2024 presidential sweepstakes, and right now the only thing that seems fairly certain is that Joe Biden won’t be the Democratic nominee. And, of course, on the GOP side of the ledger, Donald Trump is the …
  • China Continues Stealing US Tech August 5, 2022 11:02 pm The Epoch Times Commentary President Joe Biden seems unwilling to help American trade and investment interests, at least as far as China is concerned. U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Catherine Tai has demanded that Beijing live up to the promises it made in the Phase 1 …
  • ‘Not satisfied’: Winner Kari Lake vows to ‘make it easy to vote … impossible to cheat’ August 5, 2022 11:02 pm World Tribune Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, August 5, 2022 After defeating the old guard Republican establishment in the Arizona GOP gubernatorial primary, America First candidate Kari Lake said she was “not satisfied” with the integrity of the primary vote and vowed …
  • Mayberry RED: Putting Savings Above Security August 5, 2022 11:01 pm The Epoch Times Commentary One of the most side-splitting scenes in the history of cinema is Stanley Kubrick’s depiction of General Jack. D. Ripper telling Peter Sellers’s British RAF Group Captain Mandrake about the dangers of fluoridated water in the film “Doctor …