Feds to require shelters to accommodate transgender individuals

From foxnews.com: The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking to require shelters to accommodate transgender individuals to use the shared sleeping and bathing areas of their choice. A proposed regulation would require shelters that receive funding from the Office of Community Planning and Development, which spends $6.5 billion annually, to “provide transgender persons […]

The new Gawker: Mocking politics, stopping Trump and the Republicans

From foxnews.com: Gawker, the website that devoted itself to gossip, sometimes of the mean-spirited variety, now plans to devote itself to politics. But it will cover the 2016 campaign with an unabashedly opinionated point of view—one that dismisses every Republican candidate as a calamity for the country. Well, no one can accuse Gawker of hiding […]

Virginia mayor receives backlash over refugee policy

From foxnews.com: The mayor of Roanoke, Virginia is under fire for his comments Wednesday using the U.S. government’s internment of Japanese-Americans in camps during World War II to justify his refugee policy. Mayor David Bowers said in a statement that relocation efforts by governmental and non-governmental agencies should be halted “until these serious hostilities and […]

Hollande reportedly will ask Obama to intensify action against ISIS

From foxnews.com: French President Francois Hollande reportedly will call on President Barack Obama to step up military action against the ISIS terror group when the two leaders meet in Washington next week. Hollande will meet with Obama on Nov. 24, eleven days after a series of shootings and bombings in Paris by ISIS terrorists killed […]

First on Fox: Jeb Bush snags military endorsements after calling for ‘crushing force’ against ISIS

From foxnews.com: Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush called Wednesday for a muscular build up of U.S. military force to combat ISIS and other terrorist threats in the aftermath of last week’s Paris attacks. “I believe the best policy for creating the conditions for peace is to develop the capability to wage war with crushing force.” […]

Trump accuses White House of not helping Syrian Christians

From foxnews.com: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing President Barack Obama of making it easier for Muslims rather than Christians to enter the U.S. in the midst of the Syrian civil war. “If you were Muslim from Syria, you can get into this country … if you were a Christian from Syria it was […]

Hurt: Bill to vett refugees is not ‘draconian’

From foxnews.com: Washington Times political columnist Charles Hurt told viewers Wednesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the president views his disagreement with republicans in vetting Syrian migrants as “a political fight” and a “shutdown showdown.” “The president sees this as an opportunity to, you know, win a political fight,” said Hurt. “But I would actually […]

NY D.A. calls on Congress to help law enforcement access encrypted smart phone data

From foxnews.com: Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance is calling on Congress to pass a law making it easier to access information on encrypted smart phones. Vance called for the new legislation at a symposium Wednesday sponsored by his office on encryption and public safety. The gathering included FBI Director James Comey, New York Police Commissioner […]

Fox News Poll: Trump rules GOP race in New Hampshire, Sanders by 1 over Clinton

From foxnews.com: Donald Trump leads the race for the Republican nomination in New Hampshire, while Bernie Sanders edges Hillary Clinton among Democrats. That’s according to the latest Fox News poll, released Wednesday, and conducted since Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Trump leads with 27 percent of New Hampshire Republican primary voters.  Marco Rubio receives the […]

Obama threatens to veto House GOP bill on Syrian refugee screening

From foxnews.com: President Obama threatened late Wednesday to veto legislation aimed at improving screening for Syrian refugees, potentially putting the White House and Congress on a collision course in a matter of days.  The veto threat came as the House was preparing the bill — which sets high hurdles for refugee admission including FBI background […]