Category: National

Stepien leaves Trump’s White House to work the re-election campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today’s news out of Washington is full of personnel turnover announcements at the White House. Among them? Bill Stepien, the 40-year old White House Political Director for the Trump White House who is reportedly moving on and leaving Read More

Trump is reportedly close to an AG decision, and the front-runner isn’t Christie

By The Staff _ Former U.S. attorney general William P. Barr, who served under the late George H. W. Bush, is reportedly President Trump’s leading candidate to succeed Jeff Sessions over at the Justice Department. That’s according to Thursday evening Read More

Murphy nabs a national post (and risks repeating a key Christie mistake)

By Matt Rooney _ Where have we seen this movie before, Save Jerseyans? Of course, former Governor Chris Christie didn’t start checking out until later in 2011, about two years into his first term, when (1) it became clear that legislative redistricting Read More

ELECTION 2020: Trump unloads on Booker who “ran Newark into the ground”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump didn’t mince words this week when asked about one of his potential 2020 challengers. “He ran Newark into the ground,” Trump said of Gropacus (a/k/a Cory Booker) during a Wednesday interview with The New York Read More

Pennacchio: Trump is right to threaten GM’s taxpayer subsidies

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Grim news of plant closures from General Motors elicited angry Twitter responses from President Donald Trump on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and one veteran New Jersey legislators thinks the President’s wrath is justified. On Wednesday, Senator Joe Pennacchio Read More

Gropacus teams with Flake to derail qualified judicial nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite the fact that President Donald Trump has made no move to fire Robert Mueller, outgoing U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) is teaming up with Democrats to block qualified Trump judicial nominees until the Senate votes on Read More

Conway on Clinton 2020: “Dear God, please, yes”

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With opinion coalescing around the likelihood of another Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2020, both Republicans and Democrats are buzzing and, in some cases, heaping a healthy helping of derision in the twice-failed former candidate’s direction.  At Read More