Brexit: Theresa May pushes on with her deal after latest defeat

Theresa May will press on with efforts to secure a revised Brexit deal, despite another Commons defeat, and will return to Brussels “within days”. MPs voted against a motion endorsing the government’s strategy by 303 to 258, with 66 Tory MPs abstaining. Steve Baker, of the Conservative backbench European Research Group, which led More...

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Matt Schlapp Predicts 'Mueller Will Be Gone Soon'

Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, said Robert Mueller will soon be out as special counsel now that William Barr has been confirmed as attorney general. Schlapp made his comments in a tweet More...

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The PMO condemns anonymous Liberals (who anonymously support the PMO)

Shaun Best /Reuters OTTAWA – New Brunswick’s decision Thursday to strike a separate health funding deal with the Trudeau government has weakened the premiers’ bargaining position and hardened More...

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Marco Rubio: 'Skeptical' of Trump 'Tactic' to Fund Wall

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., declared Thursday he was “skeptical” of President Donald Trump’s “tactic” to declare a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall. Rubio — More...

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Rick Scott Calls For DACA Fix, 'Path to Stay Here'

Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., indicated Thursday he supports providing a pathway for Dreamers to stay in the United States on a permanent basis. The former Florida governor was on CNBC's "Squawk Box" and More...

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Lord Ahmed 'took advantage' of vulnerable women

A member of the House of Lords has been accused of exploiting his position to pursue sex with vulnerable women who asked him for help, Newsnight reveals. One woman said Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham “took More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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McCabe: Sessions Thought FBI Better When 'Irishmen' Hired 'Drunks' Who Could Be Trusted

A new book by former FBI director Andrew McCabe portrays former Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a bumbling administrator who regularly embraced racial stereotypes, according to a Washington Post review. The Post’s More...

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What did the Liberals see in SNC-Lavalin? A company in need of a bailout.

The reason why Cynthia Vanier, a Canadian from Mount Forest, Ont., was in Mexico City with Stephane Roy, a Montreal-based finance executive of SNC-Lavalin, on Nov. 10, 2011, is disputed. But what is clear fact More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Grassley Sounds Off on McConnell Interruption

Senate Majority Leader Mitchell, R-Ky., might think twice before he ever interrupts Sen. Chuck Grassley mid-speech again. The Iowa Republican, the second-highest Senate official, appeared furious Thursday when More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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A First Nation’s epic wait for clean water gets longer

Residents of the Neskantaga First Nation, an Oji-Cree community about 450 km north of Thunder Bay, Ont., have lived without clean, safe drinking water from their taps for the past 25 years—it’s the More...