Pelosi threat: A Democrat president could declare national emergency for gun control

Pelosi threat: A Democrat president could declare national emergency for gun control

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2019 Republicans supporting President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border should think about the “threshold they are crossing,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned on Feb. 14. “If the president can declare an emergency on something that he has created as an emergency, an illusion that […]

Gov. Cuomo: Democrats killed Amazon-NYC HQ deal

Gov. Cuomo: Democrats killed Amazon-NYC HQ deal

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2019 Many New Yorkers – Gov. Andrew Cuomo among them – were livid with Democrats who ultimately were blamed for killing Amazon’s plan to build in New York City what would have been a second national headquarters. “A small group of politicians put their own narrow political interests above their […]

Ousted FBI deputy director McCabe owns key role in Russia probe; Trump tweet mocks

Ousted FBI deputy director McCabe owns key role in Russia probe; Trump tweet mocks

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2019 Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said that he launched the agency’s investigations into President Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia after speaking with the president following the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. “I was very concerned that I was able to put the Russia case on […]

Green fail: Trump wants fed money ‘back now’ after Calif. hits brakes on high-speed rail

Green fail: Trump wants fed money ‘back now’ after Calif. hits brakes on high-speed rail

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2019 Gov. Gavin Newsom on Feb. 12 announced that California is ditching its plan to build a high-speed rail line connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco. In March of last year, the California High-Speed Rail Authority announced that the L.A.-San Francisco line would cost $13 billion more and take four […]

Facebook donated heavily to Virginia Democrats, sought refund from Mississippi Republican

Facebook donated heavily to Virginia Democrats, sought refund from Mississippi Republican

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2019 Facebook has not asked for donations given to Virginia’s Gov. Ralph Northam and Secretary of State Mark Herring, both of whom have admitted to wearing blackface in the past, to be refunded. Political observers in Washington say the social media giant is practicing a double standard on the issue […]

Analysis: Democrats’ only 2020 hope is to steal the election

Analysis: Democrats’ only 2020 hope is to steal the election

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2019 President Donald Trump is taunting the bevy of Democrats lining up to challenge him in 2020. Following acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Feb. 8, Trump tweeted: “The Democrats in Congress yesterday were vicious and totally showed their cards for everyone to see. […]

Global index finds corruption eroding democratic institutions; U.S. drops out of top 20 least corrupt

Global index finds corruption eroding democratic institutions; U.S. drops out of top 20 least corrupt

by WorldTribune Staff, February 14, 2019 Two-thirds of the 180 countries surveyed in the Transparency International (TI) 2018 global corruption index were rated as corrupt. The failure to curb corruption is “contributing to a worldwide crisis of democracy,” TI says. The 2018 research shows “a disturbing link between corruption and the health of democracies, where […]

Unreported: President Trump’s border wall is going up

Unreported: President Trump’s border wall is going up

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2019 Lawmakers in D.C. continue to haggle over how much, if any, funding will go toward President Donald Trump’s border wall. Meanwhile, on the ground at the U.S.-Mexico border, the wall is already being built. “We’ve actually started a big, big portion of the wall today at a very important […]

ISIS executioner reportedly killed in showdown Syria battle

ISIS executioner reportedly killed in showdown Syria battle

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2019 A notorious Islamic State (ISIS) jihadist from Indonesia, who was filmed beheading a Western hostage in 2016, was killed in a battle with U.S.-backed forces amid the terror organization’s last stand in Syria, reports say. Muhammad Saifuddin was killed in eastern Deir Ezzor province on Jan. 29 when he […]

Poll: Media’s assault on Trump had devastating impact on its own credibility

Poll: Media’s assault on Trump had devastating impact on its own credibility

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2019 Public opinion has turned against the media in the 754 days since President Donald Trump took office, according to a new poll. An IBD/TIPP poll which asked about “the public’s perception of the mainstream news media” found that “fully half the country says its trust in the media decreased over […]