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Commentary: Agency Accountablity Act Would Reclaim Constitutional Authority Congress Ceded to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Other Regulators

Congress’ power of the purse is one of its bedrock responsibilities listed in Article 1 of the Constitution. The Supreme Court has reaffirmed this power on several occasions, including in a 1976 case when the Court declared, “The established rule is that the expenditure of public funds is proper only…

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Obama’s Non-Profit On Same Dubious Path First Blazed By Clinton Foundation

Barack Obama’s presidential foundation is barely two years old, but he is taking it down the same controversial – and by some accounts illegal – post-presidency path of his predecessor Bill Clinton, according to documents reviewed by the Daily Caller News Foundation’s (TheDCNF) Investigative Group. Federal law requires tax-exempt entities…

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Two Marines Killed In 2015 Chattanooga Terrorist Attack Honored Sunday For Bravery

Two Marines killed in the Chattanooga terrorist attack in July 2015 were posthumously honored Sunday with Navy and Marine Corps Medals. The families of Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan and Staff Sergeant David Wyatt received the medals on their behalf. The Navy and Marine Corps Medal is the the highest non-combat decoration…

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Jeff Hartline Commentary: Crafting A State Budget With Both Hands Tied Behind Your Back Is An Impossible Task

by Jeff Hartline May 8, 2017 As is the habit of the Tennessee General Assembly, the last days of each year’s session are tortured with the approval of the State Budget, one Constitutional requirement that must be completed prior to adjournment. There probably aren’t a thousand regular citizens in the…

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Kushner Family Offers Wealthy Chinese Investors The Chance To Buy Their Way Into The US

The Kushner family told a group of 100 wealthy Chinese investors Saturday that they could secure immigration visas to the U.S. with an investment of half a million dollars, several media outlets revealed. Speaking in Beijing, Nicole Kushner Meyer, sister of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, encouraged wealthy Chinese…

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Kellyanne Conway: Hillary Clinton Joining ‘Resistance’ Likely to Backfire on Democrats

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday she welcomes Hillary Clinton’s return to the national spotlight, predicting that the Democrat’s vow to join the “resistance” is likely to backfire on Democrats. “As for Hillary, look, people are rolling their eyes and bellyaching – most of them are Democrats, by the…

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