Victor Morton

Trump endorses Mitt Romney in Utah Senate race

President Trump reversed years of animus against his predecessor as Republican presidential nominee, endorsing Mitt Romney for Utah’s U.S. Senate seat. .@MittRomney has announced he is running for the Senate from the wonderful State of Utah. He will make a great Senator and worthy successor to @OrrinHatch, and has my full support and endorsement! —…

Joy Behar mocking Mike Pence’s Christianity on ‘The View’ prompts 25,000 complaints to ABC

Joy Behar’s mocking of Christianity as a mental illness isn’t going away as an issue. According to the Media Research Center watchdog group, more than 25,000 people had called ABC by early Monday morning to complain about a segment on “The View” in which the comedian specifically said Vice President Mike Pence suffers from the…

Michael Cohen, Trump lawyer, says he paid Stormy Daniels hush money

President Trump’s longtime lawyer told the New York Times on Tuesday that he personally paid off a porn star who claimed to have had an affair with Mr. Trump. In a statement to The Times, Michael Cohen said he paid the $130,000 to Stormy Daniels without the connivance of Mr. Trump or his entities, and…

Kevin Nicholson’s parents max out donations to Tammy Baldwin in Wisconsin Senate race

The parents of a Republican U.S. Senate candidate have donated thousands of dollars to the Democratic woman he is trying to unseat. The parents of Kevin Nicholson, who announced in July that he would run for the Wisconsin seat held by Sen. Tammy Baldwin, have since donated the maximum amount allowed to Ms. Baldwin. According…

House Freedom Caucus opposes Senate budget deal

The conservative House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday night that it officially opposes the budget deal struck by senators earlier in the day. The deal ends sequestration caps on the Pentagon without acceding to Democratic demands for equals boosts to domestic spending, but it still raises spending by nearly $300 billion over the next two fiscal…

Muriel Bowser office: Trump must pay for own military parade

If Donald Trump wants a military parade through Washington, D.C., he’ll have to do it without the financial cooperation of the local government. A spokeswoman for D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Wednesday that the District has not received any formal word on the proposed parade. Large government-related events usually involve cooperation between the city and…