Attorney General Loretta Lynch is declining to comply with an investigation by leading members of Congress about the Obama administration's secret efforts to send Iran $1.7 billion in cash earlier this year, prompting accusations that Lynch has "pleaded the Fifth" Amendment to avoid incriminating herself over these payments, according to lawmakers and communications exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Lie of the Day
There's only one person with the qualifications and temperament for this job, and that person is our friend Hillary Clinton, without a doubt.
- First Lady Michelle Obama
Failed Senate hopeful Kelli Ward is planning another bid to oust an Arizona Republican next cycle, announcing on her radio show that she plans to challenge Sen. Jeff Flake in a primary during his 2018 reelection bid.
"Look at illegal immigrants voting all over the country," Donald Trump recently claimed in a Fox News interview, part of his ongoing effort to cast doubt on the integrity of the presidential election. There's no evidence to support the Republican nominee's claims of election fraud, but some cities are moving to expand voting rights to include noncitizens.
In an election season that has been full of surprises, let's hope the electorate understands that there is at least one thing of which it can be certain: A Hillary Clinton presidency will be built, from the ground up, on self-dealing, crony favors, and an utter disregard for the law.
Tensions escalated quickly Wednesday when the adult daughter of an Army veteran expressed her outrage over anti-Donald Trump protesters who defaced an American flag outside the grand opening of the Republican presidential nominee's new D.C. hotel.
Lie of the Day
You don't have to worry because your candidate doesn't pay taxes.
- Bill Clinton to protestor.
Read it or Weep
Byron York - Washington Examiner
Donna Ryan is a retired director of finance who describes herself as a political moderate and whose political hero is Ronald Reagan. She worries about the national debt, the threat from the Islamic State, and a decline in public morality hastened by social media.
A new WikiLeaks email dump reveals Hillary Clinton may have been boozed up at 4:30 in the afternoon when her campaign tried to reach her in August 2015.
"We should be more than worried. Neither America nor the world can afford a lurch into Trumpian isolationism," wrote Philip Stevens in the Financial Times on Sept. 21.
A Border Patrol agent claims that the federal government is allowing murderers from Central America to be released into the U.S.
President Barack Obama was fully aware of Hillary Clinton's private email system even while he was claiming in a news interview he learned about it from watching the news, according to an email exchange released Tuesday by WikiLeaks.
Lie of the Day
Donald Trump is attacking everything that has set our country apart for 240 years.
Border Patrol Agent Chris Cabrera elaborates on the border surge as we approach the election
On Nov. 11, 2013, Victorville, California, sheriff's deputies and a coroner responded to a motorcyclist's report of human remains outside of town. They identified the partially bleached skull of a child, and later discovered the remains of the McStay family who had been missing for the past three years. Joseph, 40, his wife Summer, 43, Gianni, 4, and Joseph Jr., 3, had been bludgeoned to death and buried in shallow graves in the desert.