Mission Statement: This blog reviews the news of the day in light of 242 years of American history. "Nationalism," a modern day pejorative, has been our country's politic throughout history, until 2008. Obama changed that narrative. Trump is seeking a return to our historical roots. Midknight Review supports this return to normality.
Proof of Media bias . . . . all of the major media.
You are looking at Memeorandum screen shot, a news portal, with a Reuters headline from yesterday, proclaiming, "Trump's revised travel ban dealt first court setabck." Early this morning, the Seattle judge who ruled against the first order, refused to stop the second order . . . . no mention of this on Memeorandum and its portal of liberal news sites . . . . no mention, not even a hint.
Anger mounts over handling of US attorney firings
— Washington (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked for the
resignations of 46 US attorneys, igniting anger from officials who say
they were given no warning about their dismissals. — The Justice
Department announced the firings Friday afternoon …
Bharara Yet To Resign, Despite Trump Ask
— Preet Bharara, the crusading U.S. Attorney for the Southern District
of New York who was asked to submit his resignation letter Friday,
along with the 45 other U.S. Attorneys held over from the Obama
administration, has yet to do so, a federal law enforcement official
tells The Daily Beast.
Trump Abruptly Orders 46 Obama-Era Prosecutors to Resign
— WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday moved to sweep away
the remaining vestiges of Obama administration prosecutors at the
Justice Department, ordering 46 holdover United States attorneys to
tender their resignations immediately …
Person arrested on White House grounds after scaling fence
— A person scaled a White House fence Friday night and was arrested on
the grounds of the presidential residence, according to the U.S. Secret
Service. — The incident occurred about 11:38 p.m. on the south
grounds of the executive mansion.
Trump, in tweet, doubles down on Obamacare ‘imploding’ claim
— President Donald Trump on Saturday doubled down on his claim that
Obamacare is “imploding,” tweeting after days of notable restraint on
social media. — “We are making great progress with healthcare.
ObamaCare is imploding and will only get worse.
Trump's revised travel ban dealt first court setback
— A federal judge in Wisconsin dealt the first legal blow to President
Donald Trump's revised travel ban on Friday, barring enforcement of the
policy to deny U.S. entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee
already granted asylum in the United States.
Trump threatens GOP: Back health bill or get primaried
— President Trump has told Republican leaders that he's prepared to
play hardball with congressional conservatives to pass the GOP
healthcare bill, including by supporting the 2018 primary challengers of
any Republican who votes against the bill.
Trump's Mar-a-Lago is heaven — for spies
— PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump relishes the comforts of
his Mar-a-Lago estate for repeated weekends away from Washington, but
former Secret Service and intelligence officials say the resort is a
security nightmare vulnerable to both casual and professional spies.
Sue While the Conflicts Are Hot
— The president's son Eric probably said it best: “I think our brand
is the hottest it has ever been.” No surprise there — nothing like a
presidency to boost business. It is nevertheless shocking to see the
brazenness of the ethical conflicts and watch the first family celebrate
its good fortune.