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Nancy Mace wins South Carolina 1st congressional district primary over Kevin McCarthy-backed challenger

For a second straight election, Republican Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina has survived a serious primary challenge.  The Associated Press on Tuesday projects that Mace will win renomination in South Carolina’s competitive Low Country-based 1st Congressional District by defeating Catherine Templeton, a former director of South Carolina’s labor agency who ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2018, and Marine Corps veteran Bill Young. Templeton was…

Supreme Court Historical Society blasts ‘surreptitious’ recording as Dems target Justice Alito

The Supreme Court Historical Society (SCHS) is condemning a secret audio recording that took place at its recent annual dinner, during which a liberal filmmaker presented herself as a conservative supporter to Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Samuel Alito, and his wife Martha-Ann Alito in order to ask them questions.  “We condemn the surreptitious recording of Justices at the event, which is inconsistent with the…

Will Hunter Biden guilty verdicts impact his father’s rematch with Trump in 2024 presidential election?

President Biden issued a heartfelt statement after his sole surviving son was convicted in federal court in Delaware. “I am the President, but I am also a Dad. Jill and I love our son, and we are so proud of the man he is today,” Biden said Tuesday minutes after Hunter Biden was found guilty by a federal jury on criminal gun charges. The younger…

Trump classified documents judge rules on motion to dismiss case

The federal judge presiding over the classified documents case against former President Trump has denied a motion to dismiss some of the charges in the indictment.  Trump’s legal team had sought to throw out more than a half dozen of the 41 counts in the indictment, which accuses the former commander in chief of illegally hoarding classified documents from his presidency and conspiring with others…

Trump gets warm reception and piles of campaign cash during sunny blue state swing

Former President Trump’s three days in Democrat-dominated California turned out to be lucrative in many ways. When all the money is counted, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee is expected to haul in roughly $27.5 million from three fundraisers he held in California and one in Las Vegas, Nevada, late last week and this past weekend, a senior campaign official told Fox News. And the Trump…

Trump announces major endorsement in crucial battleground Senate race

FIRST ON FOX: Former President Donald Trump has made a major endorsement in what is expected to be one of this year’s most closely watched Senate races. Trump announced Sunday in a post on Truth Social that he would be backing former U.S. Army Captain Sam Brown to take on Nevada’s incumbent Democrat Sen. Jacky Rosen in November. “Sam Brown is a FEARLESS AMERICAN PATRIOT,…

Gun group vows to ‘defend’ Trump’s concealed carry license after conviction

A Second Amendment group is vowing to sue the New York Police Department in an effort to defend former President Donald Trump’s concealed carry license after his felony conviction in the hush money trial. The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) founder and Executive Vice President Alan M. Gottlieb said in a press release on June 6 that the group is willing to “challenge the law” to…

Yale Law professor outlines potential Trump legal strategy following guilty verdict: ‘What the nation needs’

A Yale Law professor suggests there is another strategy former President Donald Trump’s legal team could pursue to limit the impact of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s case on the 2024 presidential election, after a New York jury found the former president guilty of 34 felony counts of falsified business records. In a newly-created podcast, titled Straight Down the Middle, Yale Law Professor Jed Rubenfeld…

Tim Scott snaps back after Chelsea Handler clip on Black voters resurfaces

A clip of liberal comedian Chelsea Handler saying that 50 Cent “cannot vote” for former President Donald Trump during 2020 because he is Black sparked a snarky response from Sen. Tim Scott this week. Sen. Scott, R-S.C, hit back at Handler in a social media post on Friday, saying, “tell another Black man how to think.” “Yes, by all means, please tell another Black man…

Trump rips Biden as ‘incompetent to stand trial’ in document probe: Don’t want ‘that kind of exoneration’

Former President Trump took a swipe at President Biden for being “incompetent to stand trial,” suggesting he wouldn’t want “that kind of exoneration” for himself.  During an interview with Dr. Phil, Trump spoke at length about the various legal woes he has faced and mentioned the classified documents case in Florida that was recently halted by the judge overseeing the court proceedings.  But he quickly…

Trump hints at revealing running mate next month: Think I’ll announce who ‘during the convention’

Former President Trump hinted Thursday at when he would name his 2024 vice presidential pick in the second part of a sit-down interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.  The GOP frontrunner’s campaign took the vice presidential hunt one step further recently by sending vetting paperwork to several potential picks.  Potential vice presidential contenders who have received paperwork are North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, Sens….

Trump, Biden supporters sharply divided over ‘culture war’ and ‘woke’ issues: Here’s where they stand

A Pew Research Center survey reveals that supporters of President Biden and former President Trump are sharply divided over topics described as “culture war” or “woke” issues, including gender identity, the toughness of the American criminal justice system and illegal immigration.  The polling, which was conducted between April 8-14 and involved 8,709 U.S. adults, comes as both candidates are gearing up for what is anticipated to…

Biden says world leaders are scared of another Trump presidency, tell him ‘you can’t let’ Trump win

President Biden said during a new interview that several international leaders have told him he cannot let presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump win in 2024.  “There’s not a major international meeting I attend that, before it’s over, and I’ve attended many, more than most presidents have in three and a half years, that a world leader doesn’t pull me aside as I’m leaving and say, ‘He…

Rep Jordan urges Congress to ‘defund lawfare activities’ of Trump prosecutors

EXCLUSIVE: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan told Fox News Digital he is proposing an appropriations package that would “defund the lawfare activities” of state and federal prosecutors leading “politically sensitive investigations,” pointing specifically to Special Counsel Jack Smith; Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg; and Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis.  The proposal comes just days after former President Donald Trump was convicted on all…

Trump receives thunderous applause at UFC 302

Donald Trump appeared at UFC 302 and received a huge ovation from the fans at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday night as fans awaited the main event featuring Dustin Poirier challenging for Islam Makhachev’s UFC Lightweight Championship. Trump walked into the arena with UFC president Dana White. He also stopped for a second to greet comedian Theo Von. Trump shook the…

Trump’s criminal conviction is spurring big-dollar campaign contributions as son touts record 24-hour haul

Former president Donald Trump’s criminal conviction is spurring high-dollar donors to flock to his side, with his campaign estimating that approximately $150 million will be raised in the coming days. Charlie Gasparino, a senior correspondent for the FOX Business Network and the Fox News Channel, wrote in an opinion piece for the New York Post that a group of GOP billionaires and multimillionaires were waiting…

House Dem who challenged Biden in primary calls on Gov. Hochul to pardon Trump for ‘good of the country’

A House Democrat who previously posed a primary challenge to President Biden called for New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to pardon former President Donald Trump for “the good of the country,” insisting his conviction is only helping the presumptive Republican nominee’s campaign. “Donald Trump is a serial liar, cheater, and philanderer, a six-time declarer of corporate bankruptcy, an instigator of insurrection, and a convicted felon…

‘Great damage’: Elon Musk set to host Trump town hall after ripping NYC guilty verdict

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to hold a town hall with former President Donald Trump, as reported shortly after the former president was criminally convicted in New York City on Thursday. Trump is expected to answer submitted questions with Musk on a live stream that will also be broadcast on NewsNation, The New York Post reported on Friday. It is expected that…

Anti-Trump attorney yells at CNN contributor in fierce argument over Trump conviction: ‘You’re lying!’

Anti-Trump attorney George Conway called CNN contributor Scott Jennings a “liar” in a heated debate Friday over former President Trump’s unprecedented conviction in New York. Conway was infuriated as Jennings argued that Trump’s conviction has united the GOP and will “backfire” on the Democrats. “Scott’s lying and that’s the problem with the Republican Party. It’s continually addicted to lies. It’s a lie,” Conway told Jennings…

Trump guilty verdict reveals a Democrat Party that will do almost anything to win

Smiling prosecutors and giddy media got what they wanted this week as former President Donald Trump was convicted on 34 counts in a patently obvious show trial overseen by an overtly conflicted corrupt judge.   But as predicted, the verdict is not just lighting a fire but spreading one – not just with the base. Among independents and moderates whose faith in American justice has now evaporated.  The…

Biden-Harris campaign immediately fundraises off Trump’s guilty verdict

The Biden-Harris campaign immediately began fundraising off the guilty verdict former President Trump, telling supporters that the legal setback for the presumptive GOP nominee is not enough to keep him out of the White House.  In a text message sent to supporters Thursday, “Biden HQ” said that “despite a jury finding Donald Trump guilty today, there is still only one way to keep Donald Trump…

Jurors must search for truth in the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ case against Trump

As former President Donald Trump awaits a Manhattan jury’s verdict, he can be forgiven for feeling that his criminal trial resembles a surreal “Alice in Wonderland” farce.  He is left to peer through a “Looking-Glass” where everything is backward.  The culprit for this hallucinatory nightmare is District Attorney Alvin Bragg who brought a bizarre case based on warped interpretations of law and distorted facts.  It…

Trump attorney concerned jury instructions could be biased toward prosecution: ‘Zero confidence’ in this judge

Trump attorney Alina Habba said she has “zero confidence” that the jury who will determine the outcome in the former president’s New York trial will be given instructions “in an appropriate manner,” telling Fox News on Sunday that she’s concerned the judge could deliver instructions that are biased in the prosecution’s favor. “This judge is the judge that determines the jury instructions. The jury instructions…

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul calls Trump supporters ‘clowns’ in her own ‘basket of deplorables’ moment

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul appeared to call Trump supporters “clowns” on Thursday during a media appearance ahead of the former president’s New York City rally in the Bronx.  “Well, I’ll tell you what won’t make a difference at all, Jake, and that’s for Donald Trump to be a ringleader and invite all his clowns to a place like the Bronx,” ochul told CNN’s Jake…

Nathan Wade spotted at Fani Willis’ victory party ‘all smiles’: report

Former special prosecutor Nathan Wade was spotted attending the campaign party for Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis after her primary victory in Georgia Tuesday night.  Willis quickly defeated her Democratic challenger Christian Wise Smith by over 30,000 votes Tuesday night. Willis was seen mingling with the crowd in a glittery blue dress after her win at an event in Buckhead, Georgia, outside of Atlanta,…

NY v Trump has ‘reasonable doubt’ written all over it. But with Bragg, Merchan antics, outcome is unknowable

Anyone can be falsely accused of a crime. Vindication relies on the right to a fair trial.  Regrettably, the Manhattan trial of former President Donald Trump bears no resemblance to that cherished constitutional promise. Almost nothing during this five-week trial can be described as remotely fair.    District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s absurd case made a mockery of our legal system. Judge Juan Merchan compounded the injustice by dismantling…

Trump highlights Biden admin authorizing ‘deadly use of force’ in Mar-a-Lago raid

The Biden administration authorized the use of deadly force during the FBI’s raid on former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida in August 2022 as part of its investigation into classified records, court documents revealed. An “Operations Order” produced in discovery as part of Special Counsel Jack Smith’s investigation into Trump’s alleged improper retention of classified records revealed that the “FBI believed its objective for…

Fun and games: TwoSeventy political strategy game is teaching Americans about Electoral College

A unique online game of political skill is engaging players and users not just from across America but from all over the world — who are learning about the American political system, including the Electoral College, especially as the 2024 presidential election season heats up. Mark J. Penn, chair and CEO of Stagwell Inc., is the creator of a virtual political game of strategy called…

British court rules Julian Assange may make full appeal against US extradition on First Amendment grounds

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may appeal an extradition order to the U.S. on espionage charges for publishing classified U.S. military documents, the British High Court ruled Monday. Judges Victoria Sharp and Jeremy Johnson ruled in favor of Assange after his lawyers successfully argued that the U.S. government’s assurances that he would be entitled to the same free speech protections as American citizens in a U.S….

Bill Maher, Gutfeld clash over Trump on Fox News: ‘We agree on some things’ but not ‘the most important thing’

“Gutfeld!” host Greg Gutfeld and “Real Time” host Bill Maher had a combative exchange about former President Trump, specifically over whether the presumptive Republican nominee would concede the upcoming election if he lost. Maher agreed with the thesis of Gutfeld’s opening monologue Monday about the importance of conversations with those across the aisle and pointed out that while he and Gutfeld “agree on some things,”…