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Mitch McConnell: Trump tweet won't prompt filibuster change

McConnell said the 60-vote rule has been a longstanding tradition in the Senate and there is no will to change it. Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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Ryan, McConnell defend wins in spending bill

House and Senate Republican leaders defended a $1 trillion spending bill Tuesday amid mounting conservative criticism that it amounts to… Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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State GOP deletes post calling Keith Ellison 'Minnesota's head Muslim …

“I have asked for the immediate resignation of the individual responsible for this action,” chairwoman of the Republican Party of Minnesota… Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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Paul Ryan aligns with Trump tweet: 'I share the president's frustratio…

House Speaker Paul Ryan stopped short of criticizing an early-morning tweet by President Trump in which he appeared to threaten a governm… Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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GOP barters Obamacare replacement bills in exchange for votes

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said that he would soon advance a measure to tighten up who is eligible for healthcare s… Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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Trump, Putin to speak by phone Tuesday

Tuesday’s call is the third between the leaders since January. Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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U.S. missile defense system installed in South Korea

The military announced late Monday that the U.S. missile defense system shipped to South Korea is ready to intercept missiles from North… Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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Saudis complete takeover of largest US refinery

Aramco and Shell founded the 50-50 joint venture called Motiva over two decades ago. Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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Betsy DeVos to give commencement speech at historically black college

The school is a small, private institution in Daytona Beach, Florida. Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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The Bret Stephens freak-out is a reminder that the media is basically a massive …

With Stephens writing for the Times, reporters seem less concerned with what he says and more upset that the Times allows him the space to s… Read more at WashingtonExaminer.com Original story on The Washington Examiner

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