A new book by The Federalist editor and Fox News contributor Mollie Hemingway details how 2020 Pennsylvania-election litigation by former President Donald Trump lost its focus on equal protection and got dismissed.
In Rigged: How the Media, Big Tech, and the Democrats Seized Our Elections, Hemingway credits Philadelphia attorney Linda Kerns with attempting to keep Trump’s lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania’s election results focused on Fourteenth-Amendment concerns. The author significantly blames Rudy Giuliani for causing the case to unravel by making superfluous arguments. Read More
Georgia gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones commented Saturday on a new report that said state officials collected more than 10,300 illegal votes in Georgia in the November 2020 general election. The Federalist reported the story about the illegal votes Friday. Read More
Writers for The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) as well The Federalist this week published pieces that told U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland that his case against Georgia’s voter integrity law is destined to fail. The writers also told Garland that he’s better off abandoning the case. Read More
Monday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Federalist intern and Pepperdine University Senior Spencer Lindquist to the newsmakers line to discuss his recent piece addressing the private and publicly funded Drag Queen Story Hours in public library’s. Read More
Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Independent Women’s Forum Senior Policy Analyst and The Federalist contributor Kelsey Bolsar to the newsmakers line to discuss employer vaccine mandates and safety, privacy concerning pregnant women. Read More
Wednesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed author Jenni White at The Federalist to the newsmakers line to discuss her recent article which gives five examples of how parents are responsible for the failure of public education. Read More
Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Executive Editor at The Federalist and Author Joy Pullmann to the newsmakers line to discuss her recent article addressing the demonization of Southlake, Texas parents speaking up against racist cultural competence plans in their community. Read More
Friday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed author and political writer Ben Weingarten to the newsmakers line to discuss his new book and what he sees coming in a Biden presidency. Read More
Friday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Joy Pullmann to the show to discuss the reforms needed in education. Read More
Facebook’s team of fact-checkers claimed Saturday that The Tennessee Star’s article comparing mask-wearing and infection rates is both “partly false” and “factually inaccurate.” But the social media giant made a judgment based on the content and conclusions of an entirely different article by The Federalist.
The Star based its article on a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read More
Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) said Google and its parent company, Alphabet, pose a “threat to a free and fair press in America” in a letter sent Sunday to U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr. Read More
Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley announced Wednesday that he is introducing a bill aimed at fighting bad-acting tech companies hours after Google threatened a conservative publication with demonetization.
The Limiting Section 230 Immunity to Good Samaritans Act, cosponsored by Republican Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida, Mike Braun of Indiana and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, would prevent big tech companies from receiving Section 230 immunities unless the companies updated their terms of service, promised to operate in good faith and promised to pay a $5,000 fine if they violated their promise. Read More
Google is planning to ban The Federalist and Zero Hedge from its ad platform, Google Ads, after NBC News raised concerns to the tech giant about articles that the conservative websites published regarding rioting and looting that occurred alongside the protests over the death of George Floyd.
According to the NBC report, Google notified The Federalist that it will block the site from using Google Ads because of concerns raised over an article related to the protests over Floyd’s death. Read More
Students attending K-12 public schools in Tennessee are struggling to perform above average on national standardized tests. Partially adopted in 2010 and fully implemented by the 2013-14 school year, Common Core State Standards (CCSS) failed to produce the academic results expected. The Tennessee Department of Education and Governor Bill… Read More