Trump gives $11.6 billion in federal aid to Puerto Rico for years-old hurricane damage

The Trump administration announced $11.6 billion in aid to Puerto Rico on Friday to help it recover from Hurricane Maria three years ago, as the president’s reelection campaign battles with Democrat Joseph R. Biden for Puerto Rican voters in Florida. The Federal Emergency Management Administration said its infrastructure grants include $9.6 billion for the Puerto …

Department of Education's Princeton Investigation -- A Contrarian Take

Outside Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (Dominick Reuter/Reuters) On Thursday, it was reported that the Department of Education is launching an investigation into race-based discrimination at Princeton University. The investigation comes after Princeton president Christopher Eisgruber did his best Harvey Dent impression — “Take the racist into custody, I am …

Trump campaign ad blasts Biden's plan to increase refugee admissions

The Trump campaign aired a new ad Friday warning voters in Minnesota and Michigan about Democrat Joseph R. Biden’s plan to increase refugee admissions by 700 percent. The ad says that Mr. Biden would allow refugees “from the most unstable, vulnerable, dangerous parts of the world” while the coronavirus pandemic still rages around the globe. …

The Irreligious Vote

Democrats are courting a large segment of these voters through their support for social liberalism and wokeness. View original Post

Dr. Fauci defends Olivia Troye, former Pence aide now backing Biden

Dr. Anthony Fauci of the White House Coronavirus Task Force had kind words for Olivia Troye, a former aide to Vice President Mike Pence, who made headlines Thursday with her denunciation of the Trump administration and endorsement of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. MSNBC host Chris Hayes asked the infectious-disease expert about the former administration …

Trump in the Shadows | National Review

Toward the end of his presidency, George H. W. Bush was caricatured as a wimp — a strange thing for a genuine war hero. But politics is funny that way: First, they tried to paint Bush as a war criminal (strafing Japanese lifeboats) and, when homicidal maniac didn’t work out, he became the nation’s sissy-in-chief, …

Donald Trump says Michael Bloomberg 'looking for a job' in Biden administration with cash donation

President Trump said Friday that former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is “looking for a job” in a Biden administration with his pledge of $100 million to help the Democratic nominee win in Florida. “Mini Mike Bloomberg, after making a total fool of himself as he got badly beaten up by Pocahontas and the Democrats …

National Review's Magazine Issue

The October 5, 2020, issue — it’s exceptional — is in the mail, and, for those with digital preferences, it’s available pronto on your favorite conservative website. If you have an NRPLUS subscription, the entire affair — including our annual special section on education — can be enjoyed. No NRPLUS membership? If you’ve yet to …

Joe Biden leads Donald Trump in Arizona and Maine, close in North Carolina

Joseph R. Biden leads President Trump in Arizona and Maine, and the two candidates are running in nearly a dead heat in North Carolina, according to polling released on Friday. Mr. Biden held a 9-point, 49% to 40% lead over Mr. Trump in Arizona and a 17-point, 55% to 38% lead over the president in …

Jennifer Rubin Needed Something to Write About

‘Washington Post’ columnist Jennifer Rubin dropped the “conservative” modifier from her Twitter bio. View original Post