Rep. Jim Jordan Racks up Endorsements for House Speaker Following Trump Support

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Oh.) has had multiple colleagues endorse him to be the next House Speaker, following the endorsement of former President Donald Trump.

“The next Speaker of the House must be someone who can unite our conference,” Rep. Ben Cline (R-Va.) posted on X Friday. “@Jim_Jordan is that person. He is a strong leader, principled, respected, and a champion of conservative values. That’s why I fully support him as the next Speaker of the House.”

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From Trump to Congress, Hamas Attacks on Israel Boomerang on Biden and His Iran Policy

President Joe Biden’s decision to reward Iran with $6 billion in unfrozen assets is coming under withering criticism after Tehran-backed Hamas militants unleashed an unprovoked deadly attack on Israel that generated condemnation worldwide.

The political peril for the 46th president, who has banked his foreign policy in part on an effort to woo Iran into a new nuclear deal, was apparent from the campaign trail to the marble halls of Congress within hours of Saturday’s unprovoked and unprecedented attack on Israel.

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Hillary Clinton: ‘There Needs to Be a Formal Deprogramming’ of MAGA ‘Cult Members’

During an interview on CNN Thursday, failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for the “formal deprogramming” of Trump supporters, labeling them as “MAGA extremists” and “cult members.”

“We had very strong partisans in both parties in the past, and we had very bitter battles over all kinds of things—gun control and climate change and the economy and taxes—but there wasn’t this little tail of extremism, waving, you know, wagging the dog of the Republican Party as it is today,” Clinton, 75, told host Christiane Amanpour.

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Heart Disease Risk Skyrockets in Trans People Taking Hormones, Study Finds

The risk of heart disease spikes significantly when taking cross-sex hormones, according to a Danish study published in August.

The study, published in the European Journal of Endocrinology, looked at 2,671 transgender male and female individuals in their early to mid-twenties, who were taking cross-sex hormones and based in Denmark, over a five-year period, according to The Telegraph. The results of the research revealed that both transgender men and women developed a “significantly increased risk” of developing high blood pressure and high cholesterol and were more likely to have heart attacks and strokes.

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McCarthy Denies Reports That He Will Resign, Says He Plans to Run for Re-Election

California GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy on Friday denied reports that he was planning to resign from Congress and that he plans to run for re-election. 

According to KGET, a local news station in Kern County, which is part of McCarthy’s congressional district, he told the station that he would not resign and will run for re-election.

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Iowa Democrats Cave to DNC, Will Move Caucus Results to Super Tuesday

The Iowa Democratic Party caved to the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC’s) plan, and will push back releasing its 2024 caucus results until Super Tuesday, according to a letter obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation.

The move follows the DNC’s previously announced proposal, endorsed by President Joe Biden, to shift the 2024 calendar, replacing Iowa’s first-in-the-nation nominating status with South Carolina, whose Democratic primary will be held on Feb. 3. Iowa Democrats will still hold its in-person caucus on Jan. 15, but will produce its presidential preference results on March 5, when over a dozen states hold their nominating contests, according to the letter sent by Iowa Democratic Party Chair Rita Hart to the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Committee.

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Gov. Evers Not Looking to Increase Security After Armed Man Arrested at Wisconsin Capitol

Wisconsin’s governor says he doesn’t want to see new security measures at the state capitol after an armed man entered the statehouse.

Gov. Tony Evers told reporters Friday he doesn’t want metal detectors and other shows of force to be installed at the statehouse.

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Commentary: Americans Demand Citizens First Immigration Policy

Americans are rethinking an immigration policy carried over from last century that has worn out its welcome and contributed to a disturbing loss of opportunities for the middle class over the past six decades.  

While the illegal immigrant crisis is an obvious and glaring issue that needs to be solved as soon as the next Administration is in place, conservatives are reevaluating immigration policy as a whole and beginning to see cracks in the cheap labor movement that resulted from the 1965 Immigration Act.

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In Disbarment Trial of Former Trump Attorney John Eastman, Kari Lake’s Attorney Goes over Significant Laws Broken in Various States During 2020 Election

The disbarment trial of Donald Trump’s former attorney and constitutional legal scholar, John Eastman, wrapped up its seventh week on Friday, with more testimony from Kari Lake’s attorney Kurt Olsen, and Eastman resuming the stand briefly at the end. Olsen discussed several laws he said he believes were violated by state election officials in Wisconsin, Georgia, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.

Olsen began testifying about a Motion for Leave to File a Bill of Complaint that he and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking to stop Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin from certifying their 2020 election results due to multiple violations of state law and constitutional problems. One of the reasons he said he brought the complaint was that signature verification was halted in the 2020 election in Detroit. 

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Commentary: Marxist Events Held ‘Coast to Coast’ Across United States

Communism has killed over 100 million people and immiserated countless more. But that won’t stop a group called the International Marxist Tendency (IMT), which is running its 2023 Marxist School “from coast to coast” over the coming months.

The first event, already held in Minneapolis, will be followed by three more in New York City; Phoenix, Arizona; and Bellingham, Washington through mid-November.

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More than 255,000 Apprehended at Southern Border in September

At least 255,212 foreign nationals were apprehended or reported evading capture after illegally entering the southwest border in September, according to preliminary Border Patrol data obtained by The Center Square.

This includes at least 222,009 apprehensions and 33,203 gotaways. “Gotaways” is the official U.S. Customs and Border Protection term that refers to the number of people known and reported to illegally enter the U.S. between ports of entry who intentionally try to evade capture and don’t return to Mexico.

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