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Lawrence Lease is a conservative commentator taking aim at all aspects of governmental domestic and foreign policy. Lease previously served as a volunteer with the human-rights organization International Justice Mission in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Follow Lease on Twitter, Facebook, and soon Blog Talk Radio.
Judiciary Committee, Jerry Nadler, Impeachment, Law Professors, Turley

Nadler hearing, same narrative – this time by liberal law professors

WASHINGTON – All three legal scholars called by Democrats to testify in the House Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment hearing all agreed that President Trump committed impeachable offenses by obstructing the House’s investigation and with his dealings with Ukraine. The three witnesses offered their statements based on the House Intelligence Committee’s report. Allegations are that President Trump’s ...

President Trump, Border Wall, National Emergency, Southern Border, Congress

Moving on, President signs Congress’ bill, declares a national emergency

WASHINGTON – Standing in the Rose Garden, President Trump declares a state of emergency on the southern border, directing  $8 billion to build or repair 234 miles of southern border barriers. The move has already received criticism by Democrats and some Republicans. Trump’s announcement coincides with the signing of another bill that averts a government shutdown. The ...

John Dingell

Congressman John Dingell: A final journey to Washington, D.C.

DETROIT: John Dingell spent his 59-year service as a member of Congress from the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower to Barack Obama. While his home was in Michigan, his passion for service found life in D.C. Dingle passed away Thursday at 92. Despite the winter storm, former Vice President Joe Biden paid his respects to Rep. John ...

Director Matt Reeves talks about Ben Affleck and the new Batman franchise

WASHINGTON: While DC has struggled at delivering worthwhile films, DC Movies continue to move forward.  The current direction of DC films appears to be positive. “Aquaman” has become a major hit, “Shazam!” looks like a great comedy superhero film and “Wonder Woman 1984” looks like it will build on the success of the first film. ...

Rod Rosenstein

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to resign soon from DOJ

WASHINGTON: Department of Justice (DOJ) Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is planning to step down once the new attorney general has been confirmed. Rosenstein’s upcoming departure raises questions for some about the future of the Mueller probe. Rosenstein has overseen the Mueller probe from the start after former AG Jeff Sessions recused himself from the ...

President to hold primetime address on border security, Tuesday 9 pm EST

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is heading to the southern border as Congress works to reopen the government. Trump will give an Oval Office address on Tuesday at 9 p.m. I am pleased to inform you that I will Address the Nation on the Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border. Tuesday night at 9:00 ...

Bre Payton

Bre Payton, popular conservative pundit, dead at 26

Bre Payton's friend, young California politician and One America News Network (OANN) journalist Morgan Murtaugh, found the 26-year-old Payton unconscious in her room Thursday morning before she was rushed to a San Diego hospital for emergency treatment.

Predictions for the 2019 political landscape are not all pretty

WASHINGTON: This past year was a roller-coaster ride in the world of politics. While it’s impossible to know exactly how the new year will go, the hot issues and trouble spots have already begun emerging. These are some of my predictions of what will dominate 2019. Terrorist attacks will become harder to stop The University ...

CBS, Les Moonves, Sexual Harassment, Larry Lease

Ex-CBS CEO Les Moonves is denied $120M severance

NEW YORK: CBS is announcing that disgraced CEO Les Moonves will not receive a massive $120 million severance package.  The reason for denying the severance is that Moonves did not cooperate fully with the investigation into alleged sexual misconduct. Moonves lawyer attacked the decision calling it “baseless.”  However legal counsel did not say whether or not the former ...

President Trump, Trump Economic Policies, economic policies, Michael Busler, Shutdown, Larry Lease, Chuck Schumer, Donald Trump, The Wall

Government shutdown drawing closer as border wall talks falter

WASHINGTON. The federal government is closing in on its third shutdown in two years. Budget talks between the White House and leaders in Congress fail to reach an agreement over funding for the border wall. The midnight deadline is getting closer, and House Republicans have said that no further voters are expected tonight. Congress’ announcement means ...

President Trump defending his Syria withdrawal decision

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump took to Twitter to defend his surprise decision to withdraw American troops from Syria, saying the move should not be a surprise. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1075718191253504001 The sudden announcement that the U.S. would begin withdrawing its forces in Syria sent Republican allies scrambling. Thus causing some in the U.S. to wonder whether the decision was ...