Conservative Lawmakers Question Jeff Sessions’ Inaction on Clinton, Obama Scandals

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 1:45pm
The Daily Signal

Nov. 14, 2017

Good morning from Washington, where you usually can’t lose a government job even if you try. Legislation is set to change that, Rachel Greszler writes. House conservatives are itching for the attorney general to begin Justice Department probes of Clinton and Obama scandals, Fred Lucas reports. Not sure how the House and Senate tax bills differ? Adam Michel has the facts. Plus: Melanie Israel on pro-lifers’ hope in a Supreme Court case, Amy Swearer on a “white nationalist” lie, and Brian Kilmeade talks Andrew Jackson on our “Right Side of History” podcast.

News

Conservative Lawmakers Question Jeff Sessions’ Inaction on Clinton, Obama Scandals

 

Numerous Republicans have expressed frustrations about why the Justice Department hasn’t delved into Russia-related scandals surrounding Hillary Clinton.

Read More

Commentary

New Bill Would Make It Easier to Fire Federal Employees

 

In the federal government, it’s almost impossible to fire an employee after the one-year probationary period.

Read More

Commentary

The Right Side of History: Brian Kilmeade Explains Why We Should Admire Andrew Jackson

 

The Battle of New Orleans was a defining moment in our history, in which a little-known American general leading a ragtag group of militia, pirates, and regular soldiers defeated a professional British army that had beaten Napoleon.

Listen to the Podcast

Commentary

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Whether California Pro-Lifers Have to Promote Abortion

 

If you can’t force the American Lung Association to promote cigarettes and tell people where to buy them, you certainly can’t force pro-life organizations to direct people to taxpayer-subsidized abortions.

Read More

Analysis

A Tale of 2 Tax Bills: Comparing the House, Senate Reform Plans

 

The recently released Senate bill improves on the House bill in many places and misses important opportunities elsewhere.

Read More

Commentary

No, Vox, 'Small Government' Does Not Mean White Nationalism

 

According to an article in Vox, the "language of small government" is really just "a handmaiden to ethno-nationalism."

Read More

Commentary

Stop Forcing Taxpayers to Fund Public Broadcasting

 

GOP presidents keep trying to stop taxpayer funding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a simple reason: While public broadcasters create what is unquestionably a quality product, that product skews to the left.

Read More

News

Using Grand Jury Testimony, ‘Ferguson’ Stage Play Challenges Media Narrative

 

The media narrative built around the widely reported “Hands up, don’t shoot” scenario that fueled protests was contradicted by key witnesses and by physical and forensic evidence, according to what the grand jury heard.

Read More

The Daily Signal is brought to you by more than half a million members of The Heritage Foundation.