Trump Should Commit To Reverse Defense Cuts

Senator Jim Talent joined Hugh Hewitt to discuss Donald Trump’s foreign policy stance. Talent suggest that Mr. Trump should commit to reverse the recent defense cuts in order to show that he is serious about a military rebuild. Join Hugh Hewitt’s premium content website at Hughniverse.com.

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Hillary May Have Compromised Counterterrorism Operations with Email

From the story:  A retired senior State Department military advisor claims that Hillary Clinton’s “sloppy communications with her senior staff” when she was secretary of state may have compromised at least two counterterror operations.  Bill Johnson, who was the State Department’s political adviser to the special operations section of the...

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Medved: Trade War Means Hidden Tax Hikes

Both Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump have broken with the 70-year consensus on free trade, with Trump threatening a 45 percent tariff on imports from China, Mexico, and other countries on his enemies list. The problem is that tariffs don’t really tax foreign countries and companies; it’s a...

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NPR Caught Cancelling Interview with Congressman Due to Efforts Against Iran Deal

After they previously denied.  From the story:  An Associated Press story Friday reported that NPR accepted $100,000 from a a White House-allied pro-Iran deal organization called the Ploughshares Fund in order to fund “national security reporting that emphasizes the themes of U.S. nuclear weapons policy and budgets [and] Iran’s nuclear program…” Ostensibly, NPR...

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Thornbury: Costly Legacy Building

Greg Thornbury

In another desperate attempt at legacy building, the Department of Labor just released a new rule on wages … and it’s horrendous. Slated to go into effect later this year, it doubles the annual threshold for salaries that determines who gets overtime pay from roughly $23k per year to more...

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Mohler: Terms Of Surrender

Now that the moral revolutionaries are solidly in control, what is to be demanded of Americans who, on the basis of conviction, cannot join the revolution? The latest terms of surrender were delivered last week by Mark Tushnet, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. In a stunningly candid essay,...

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Thornbury: It’s A Matter Of Trust

Greg Thornbury

Just the other day, GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump released the names of 11 jurists whom he said he would consider appointing to the Supreme Court in the event he became president. Make no mistake: this is an impressive list of judges. And Trump’s campaign was very smart in releasing...

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THR 5/21/16: Feeling the Bern of a Democratic Civil War

Trump chooses General H.R. McMaster for NSA chief

Hugh Hewitt calls on the Washington Post’s Dan Balz to learn more about the passionate disagreements within the GOP. Michael Medved takes a look at what’s happening within the chaotic Democratic ranks between Hillary supporters and Bernie supporters. Hewitt speaks with GOP Chairman Reince Priebus about the overall GOP ground...

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Medved: The “Self-Funding Billionaire” Scam

The “outsider” appeal of Donald Trump’s campaign has been based on two assertions he has repeated in every public appearance: that he’s a peerless entrepreneur worth more than $10 billion, and that he was funding his own campaign while taking no contributions from moneyed special interests. New developments put both...

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Medved: Keep Uncle Sam Out of Student Bathrooms

Of all Barack Obama’s reckless policy initiatives, none has shown more contempt for common sense and rule of law than the new bullying on transgender bathrooms. Department of Education “guidelines” threaten to cut off federal funds to school districts that don’t allow children to enter washrooms, showers or changing rooms...

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Mohler: A Stark Departure

The avoidance of absolute power invested in any single individual or even a single branch of government is what led the Framers of the American constitutional order to create three different branches of government. The Framers of the American Republic also understood that it would be impossible to have a...

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White House Keeps Advisor from Testifying on Iran

From the story:  Obama adviser Ben Rhodes will not be allowed to testify before House lawmakers on the Iran nuclear deal, after a last-ditch attempt by Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz to pry the controversial aide loose for the hearing.  Chaffetz and the White House have been engaged in an escalating...

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Medved: How Trump Became An American Idol

To better understand the Trump phenomenon, consider the world of reality TV where he first forged his bond with the American public. “The Apprentice” ran for 14 years, and—at its height—averaged 11,000,000 weekly viewers, the same number of voters Trump’s received in the combined GOP primaries. Another popular reality show,...

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Report: Some Republicans Seek Third Party Candidate

While the New York Times claims conservatives “appear ready to coalesce around the party’s presumptive nominee” (NY Times) another story claims “Efforts to draft a third-party candidate are under way and while no possible contender has agreed, several are open to being approached, CBS News has learned” (CBS News).  Mark...

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