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Debra J. Saunders
Debra J. Saunders is the White House correspondent for the Las Vegas Review Journal. Contact her at dsaunders@reviewjournal.com or at 202-662-7391. Follow @DebraJSaunders on Twitter.
by | Aug 18, 2019

Washington It didn’t take long for Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., to throw her grandmother under the bus. On Thursday, Israel had announced it would bar an official visit by Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., the first two Muslim women…

by | Aug 11, 2019

Washington You could be next. That’s really the message that Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, was sending to any potential donors of President Donald Trump’s campaign — or to any Republicans, for that matter — when he tweeted the names and…

by | Aug 4, 2019

Washington President Donald Trump crowed Friday when a Swedish judge released New York rapper A$AP Rocky from custody pending the judge’s verdict on an assault charge. The verdict will be announced on August 14. “A$AP Rocky released from prison and…

by | Jul 28, 2019

Washington It was utterly delusional for House Democrats to think that compelling former special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before two House committees would change minds about impeaching President Donald Trump. Democrats told themselves that because most Americans did not…

by | Jul 21, 2019

Washington The most revealing moment of Wednesday night’s Greenville, North Carolina, Trump rally was not when the crowd chanted “Send her back” in support of President Donald Trump’s criticism of first-term Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., a Somali-born immigrant who frequently…

by | Jul 14, 2019

Washington Alex Acosta resigned as labor secretary Friday morning. It was inevitable once he became the target of all virtuous people in Washington for negotiating a 2008 non-prosecution agreement that put superrich sex offender Jeffrey Epstein behind bars for 13…

by | Jul 7, 2019

WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law, both trusted White House aides, crossed into North Korea with Trump and strongman Kim Jong-un last Sunday. And where was national security adviser John Bolton? The foreign-policy…

by | Jun 30, 2019

Washington The star of Thursday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), was attorney general of California and, before that, district attorney for San Francisco. This put her in the vanguard of the Golden State’s sanctuary state and…

by | Jun 23, 2019

Joe Biden backtracked on the wrong old thing. Earlier this month, the former vice president abandoned his decadeslong support for the Hyde Amendment, a middle-ground measure that bans federal funding for most abortions. It was a reversal that showed Biden…

by | Jun 16, 2019

Washington Trade secret: We in the news media often hate the media, too. I had such a moment Tuesday at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s annual summit when CNN senior congressional correspondent Manu Raju interviewed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The…

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