Ocasio-Cortez hits the campaign trail for other Dems

Ocasio-Cortez hits the campaign trail for other Dems

WASHINGTON — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits the road to Michigan this weekend, where she’ll lend her star power to a crop of political progressives — including the first Muslim women to run for Congress. Since she snuffed out Queens Rep. Joe Crowley in…

Peter Strzok testifies to House panel behind closed doors

Peter Strzok testifies to House panel behind closed doors

Peter Strzok, the FBI agent who vowed to block President Trump from winning the White House, was on the congressional hot seat Wednesday — providing testimony as part of a joint House probe into the agency’s actions in 2016. Strzok exchanged anti-Trump texts…

Why should hitting a cop be a federal crime?

Why should hitting a cop be a federal crime?

Last week, the House of Representatives — by a margin of more than 10 to 1 — approved a completely gratuitous, blatantly unconstitutional bill that would make assaulting a police officer a federal crime. The lopsided vote was a bipartisan portrait in…

Republicans demand unredacted copies of Comey memos

Republicans demand unredacted copies of Comey memos

House GOP leaders have demanded unredacted copies of former FBI Director James Comey’s memos about his meetings with President Trump. “There is no legal basis for withholding these materials from Congress,” wrote Reps. Devin Nunes, Trey Gowdy, and Bob Goodlatte, the chairmen…

Justice Deptartment hands over document to House Intel panel

Justice Deptartment hands over document to House Intel panel

The Justice Department on Wednesday handed the House Intelligence Committee a document that the FBI used to launch the Russia investigation. The disclosure comes after committee chair Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) threatened to “impeach” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein if he failed to…

Crowley may run for House speaker if Pelosi steps down

Crowley may run for House speaker if Pelosi steps down

WASHINGTON – Queens Rep. Joe Crowley left the door open to running for House Speaker – but not until Nancy Pelosi steps down. Crowley, the No. 4 Democrat in the House, said he’ll evaluate his future after the 2018 midterm elections where…