An Interview With Newt Gingrich on Trump: ‘People Recognize How Effective He Is’

Newt Gingrich

by Ginny Montalbano   Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich spoke exclusively to The Daily Signal’s Ginny Montalbano on May 22 about his new book “Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback.” The transcript has been edited lightly for clarity and style. Ginny Montalbano: Speaker Gingrich, thank you for being…

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Sources: Wasserman Schultz Screamed At House Official About Imran Awan, Admitted Intervening In Pakistan For Him

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

by Luke Rosiak   Ex-Democratic National Committee head Debbie Wasserman Schultz said she intervened in a Pakistani land deal involving her then–IT aide Imran Awan, according to two House employees. The dispute came after Awan’s father was charged with fraud in relation to the deal, and the mysterious exertion of…

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Could Downtown Nashville Scrap Metal Recycling Site Move After Nearly 70 Years?

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PSC Metals is looking to move its scrap-metal recycling operations from its valuable downtown Nashville site on the riverfront and relocate its corporate headquarters to Music City as well, the Nashville Post reports. The company would move its recycling center near Nissan Stadium to somewhere else in Davidson County, the Post…

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Congress Can Cut Billions in Wasteful Spending by Following This Blueprint

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by Romina Boccia   The Senate Budget Committee met May 23 to consider the Government Accountability Office’s annual report on Government Efficiency and Effectiveness, which identifies areas of unnecessary overlap, fragmentation, and duplication among federal programs. The Government Accountability Office supplements that identification of waste with recommendations of what to do about it, presenting…

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McConnell Cancels Most of Senate’s August Recess

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is canceling all but one week of the Senate’s traditional August recess, apparently to keep Democrats off the campaign trail. Blaming what he called “historic obstruction” by Democrats, McConnell said Tuesday that“senators should expect to remain in session in August to pass legislation, including…

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