Headline fail in progress as The Hill misidentifies party of the retired lawmaker who told Trump to sit on his pointy fence

Wow. This could be a pretty big deal if a “retired GOP lawmaker” really told President Donald Trump to sit on his pointy fence: Retired GOP lawmaker on Trump's "steel slat barrier" wall: "Sit on it, you imbecile" — The Hill December 21, 2018 The Republican who said this to the president...

FAKE NEWS? DHS official denies 4-month-old baby taken away while breastfeeding

An official with the Department of Homeland Security pushed back against the now-viral story that a ICE agent separated a Honduran immigrant from her 4-month-old baby while the mom was breastfeeding the infant. According to the anonymous official, it never happened: DHS official, speaking anonymously, denied widely circulated story of 4-mnth-old taken from detained immigrant...

Redsteeze gives Matt Bevin a path forward as he demands a re-canvas of the votes

As of this morning, the Kentucky governor’s race is close with Dem Andy Beshear leading incumbent Republican Gov. Matt Bevin: "This is a close, close race," said Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, who trailed Democratic candidate Andy Beshear by 5,189 votes with 100% of precincts reporting across Kentucky. "We are not conceding this race by any stretch."...

Rep. Eric ‘Nuke ‘Em’ Swalwell says he’s open to running on the top of a ticket with Joe Biden

Polls change all the time, obviously, but the names that always seem to sit atop the field of possible Democratic presidential candidates in 2020 are Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren usually hovering around third place (although her hometown paper is urging her not to run). We’re not sure where Rep...

GAME OVER: PolitiFact and WaPost drop the hammer on Kamala Harris for false statement on Brett Kavanaugh

Game over, Kamala. Both PolitiFact and Washington Post have now fact-checked her claim that Brett Kavanaugh called “birth control abortion-inducing drugs?” and found that she’s full of it. First up, here’s PolitiFact which rated her statement “False”: NEW! Did Brett Kavanaugh call birth control abortion-inducing drugs? No #KavanaughConfirmation — PolitiFact September 10, 2018...

John Dingell just made a joke about Rep. John Lewis’ district in Atlanta and it’s HILARIOUS

As of the writing of this post, the Atlanta Falcons are crushing the Green Bay Packers 31-7 in the NFC Championship game being held in Atlanta, GA, which just happens to be the congressional district of Rep. John Lewis. A district which President Trump said: Congressman John Lewis should spend more time on fixing and...

‘He's an awful old crank’: John Dingell posts amusing video reading '@JimmyKimmel-style Mean Tweets'

John Dingell wants to know what Gawker is, and if it's like Sharknado … Debbie Dingell of Michigan's 12th Congressional District, that if she were able to get 5000 new followers, he'd make a Jimmy Kimmel-style "Mean-Tweets" video … John Dingell made a bet with his wife, Rep…

John Dingell wants to know what Gawker is, and if it’s like Sharknado

Pop culture references like "Sharknado" and the Kardashians don't occupy much of Dingell's attention, so all of the recent fuss has him wondering if Gawker is a legitimate website or something more along the lines of "Sharknado. … We know from his tweets that John Dingell only learned about the "Sharknado" phenomenon hours before "Sharknado 2" was due to air, and that he still wasn't sure what the fuss was…