LONDON (AP) – Here are five things you may not know about Boris Johnson, who is set to become Britain’s next prime minister : HE HASN’T ALWAYS BEEN SUCH A CONFIDENT CHARACTER: While Johnson is known for his booming voice, boisterous behavior and creative use of language (including Latin and Greek), he was much more …

Cam Edwards, who started NRATV, is moving on to become the new editor of BearingArms.com. View original Post

The Trump reelection campaign has raised more than $200,000 by selling about 140,000 plastic straws in just four days, campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted Monday. “More than half of all Straw purchasers were BRAND NEW small dollar donors,” Mr. Parscale tweeted. “Amazing!” He began promoting the plastic straws on Thursday. “Now you can finally be …

On the erosion of the idea of citizenship. View original Post

WASHINGTON (AP) – FBI Director Christopher Wray’s appearance before a Senate committee could be something of a preview of the intense questioning special counsel Robert Mueller is likely to face in Congress the next day. Wray is set to testify Tuesday morning before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is chaired by one of President Donald …

Former Texas state Senator Wendy Davis during the “Politicon” convention in Pasadena, Calif., June 25, 2016. (Patrick T. Fallon/Reuters) Before there was Beto O’Rourke there was Wendy Davis, the great Democratic hope who just might finally turn Texas blue. One big difference between the two Democrats is that O’Rourke actually came close to winning: He …

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — It’s not easy for small-town presidential libraries to keep up these days with behemoths like the ones for Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and the Bushes, but no president knew more about overcoming long odds than Harry Truman. The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum closed its doors Monday for a $25 …

Sen. Al Franken departs the Capitol with wife Franni after announcing his resignation, December 7, 2017. (Yuri Gipas/Reuters) Over at The New Yorker, Jane Mayer has a lengthy piece in defense of Al Franken, the former Minnesota senator who resigned in disgrace last year after a photo surfaced of him appearing to grope radio host …

“Send her back! Send her back!” The 13 seconds of that chant at the rally in North Carolina, in response to Donald Trump’s recital of the outrages of Somali-born Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, will not soon be forgotten, or forgiven. This phrase will have a long shelf life. T-shirts emblazoned with “Send Her Back!” and Old …

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea says it has fired warning shots after Russian military planes entered South Korea’s airspace. South Korea’s Defense Ministry says multiple Russian military planes violated the South Korean airspace off its east coast on Tuesday. The ministry says South Korea launched fighter jets and that they fired warning shots. It …