This Freshman Lawmaker Interrogated Saddam as Part of Iraqi Dictator’s Capture

Not every freshman congressman can say he took part in the capture of fugitive Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, and interrogated him to boot. Rep. Mark Green, elected in November to represent Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District, is an Army special operations veteran as well as a physician and businessman. (Photo courtesy of Rep. Mark Green) One […]

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Trump ‘Not Happy’ With Border Agreement, Hedges on Another Shutdown

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he’s “not happy” with the agreement reached by congressional appropriators on border security, but predicts there won’t be another partial federal government shutdown. “Am I happy, at first glance? I just got to see it. The answer is, no, I’m not,” Trump said at the start of a Cabinet meeting […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Bizarre Apology for Anti-Semitic Remarks Doesn’t Cut It

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., only multiplied bipartisan concerns about her by accusing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, of purchasing the support of American politicians for Israel. Omar’s allegation of illegality perpetuates a nasty caricature of Jewish people dating back to the first century: that of Jewish citizens subversively using their wealth to […]

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Podcast: This New Congressman Once Interrogated Saddam Hussein

On today’s podcast, we’re featuring an exclusive interview with Rep. Mark Green. He’s a freshman Republican from Tennessee who shares his first impressions of Congress and his unique role in the capture of Saddam Hussein (whom Green spent six hours interrogating overnight). Also on today’s show: Your letters to the editor. Next week your letter […]

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Podcast: A Freshman House Member Shares What He Plans to Fight For

Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., is a former distillery owner and a veteran. “If you don’t fight for what you think is right, if you’re not willing to stand up, you will get rolled over,” the newly-elected Riggleman tells The Daily Signal, adding, “I don’t want to be in politics, but I think people who hate […]

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6 of the Notable Guests Invited to the State of the Union Address

Congressional Democrats are inviting an array of controversial guests to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night—including illegal immigrants, military service members who identify as transgender, and a woman who sought to defeat the Senate confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. At least one Republican lawmaker is also getting in […]

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Ocasio-Cortez Praises UK Leader Jeremy Corbyn, Accused of Anti-Semitism

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez expressed her gratitude on Sunday for a conversation she had earlier in the day with the leader of U.K.’s Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn. “Great to speak to [Ocasio-Cortez] on the phone this evening and hear first hand how she’s challenging the status quo,” Corbyn tweeted. “Let’s build a movement […]

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After Republican Objects, Democrats Keep ‘So Help Me God’ in Committee Oath

Just 28 days ago, Nancy Pelosi claimed the speaker’s gavel and promised that her House would be “bipartisan and unifying.” What have we seen since? House Democrats are pushing to open the floodgates of millions of taxpayer dollars to pay for elective abortions—even as Pelosi insists that she can’t offer more than a dollar to build a border wall. […]

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Democratic Win on Government Shutdown Leaves Little Hope for Compromise

The first thing that needs to be said about President Trump’s decision to sign a measure re-opening part of the federal government without getting money for the wall he demanded is that his experience as a New York businessman was no help. Perhaps he failed to recognize that Democrats are the party of government and […]

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