U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship: Official – Washington Times

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots Tuesday near an Iranian vessel that came close to it during a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf, an American defense official said. The incident involving the USS Thunderbolt, a Cyclone-class patrol ship based in Bahrain as part […]

Mick Mulvaney says Obama had ‘secret’ list of proposed regulations – Washington Times

  (Washington Times) White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney accused the Obama administration Thursday of keeping a “secret list” of proposed regulations during Mr. Obama’s eight-year regulatory onslaught against businesses, and touted President Trump’s rollback of more than 800 Obama-era rules and proposals. Of the 860 rules or proposed rules […]

Why the GOP Congress will be the most unproductive in 164 years – The Week

(The Week) Just six months ago, it looked like the Republican Party was about to go on a legislative blitzkrieg, shredding law after law passed by the Obama administration. ObamaCare would be vaporized and replaced with a nickel rattling inside an empty Mountain Dew can. Dodd-Frank was sure to be […]

Justice Department charges hundreds in massive health care, opioid fraud scheme – Washington Times

(Washington Times) More than 400 people, including doctors, pharmacists and nurses, were charged in connection with a massive health care fraud scheme that bilked the federal government of more than $1 billion, officials from the Justice Department and Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday.About a quarter of those […]

Donald Trump’s immigration plans rejected by Obama-appointed judges – Washington Times

(Washington Times) President Trump may have won a partial victory at the Supreme Court this week, but other federal judges remain major stumbling blocks to his aggressive immigration plans, with courts from California to Michigan and Atlanta limiting his crackdown on sanctuary cities and stopping him from deporting illegal immigrants he has targeted for […]

CNN Producer Admits Russia Narrative ‘Mostly BS,’ Pushed For Ratings –  Infowars

  (Infowars) Newly released undercover video from James O’Keefe and Project Veritas shows CNN producer John Bonifield admitting the Trump-Russia narrative is “mostly bullshit” but is being pushed on the orders of CNN’s CEO Jeff Zucker for ratings. From Project Veritas: Project Veritas has released a video of CNN Producer John […]