Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Real Reason for the Left's All-Out Assault on Jeff Sessions ☣ 9 Issues Discussed at Rex Tillerson's Confirmation Hearing to Be Trump's Secretary of State

The Daily Signal
Jan. 12, 2017

The Real Reason for the Left's All-Out Assault on Jeff Sessions ☣ 9 Issues Discussed at Rex Tillerson's Confirmation Hearing to Be Trump's Secretary of State

Good morning from Washington, with eight days to go before Donald Trump's inauguration as president. Fred Lucas and Josh Siegel report on confirmation hearings for the president-elect's picks for the Justice and State departments, respectively. Nolan Peterson files a dispatch from Ukraine on an ammo issue that could hold up new combat rifles. Plus: J. Christian Adams on why the left targets Trump's choice for attorney general, John-Michael Seibler on the progressive politics that twist Obama's view of the law, and much more.
Commentary

The Real Reason for the Left's All-Out Assault on Jeff Sessions


The institutional left is afraid it may soon lose enormous power because the Sessions Department of Justice will no longer participate in its radical agenda.
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Commentary

In Revealing Article, Obama Puts 'Progressive Goals' Before Due Process


This month, President Obama published in the Harvard Law Review a 56-page commentary expressing his personal views on criminal law and justice.
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News

4 Big Concerns From Day 2 of Jeff Sessions' Confirmation Hearings


In the hearings Wednesday, race and civil rights issues took center stage.
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News

Ukraine's Plan to Manufacture US M16 Combat Rifles Hits a Snag Over Ammunition


Earlier this month, as part of a long-term plan to adopt NATO military standards, Ukraine took a step toward ditching Kalashnikov assault rifles, a Soviet military carryover.
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News

9 Issues Discussed at Rex Tillerson's Confirmation Hearing to Be Trump's Secretary of State


Tillerson portrayed his views on America's place in the world order as "indispensable in providing the stability to prevent another world war, increase global prosperity, and encourage the expansion of liberty."
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Flashback

Obamacare a Factor in IHOP Owner's Decision to Sell His 16 Restaurants


When he sold his restaurants in 2014, Scott Womack employed more than a thousand people.
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News

Newt Gingrich Explains Why the Media Can't Comprehend Trump


"There's a huge gap between the world as reported by the news media and the world as it really exists," says Newt Gingrich.
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