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Presidential Horse Race 2016: Why Mike Pence will be a conservative VP -- it’s the federalism, stupid

Donald Trump formally introduced Mike Pence as his running mate but that didn’t stop the media from questioning whether he really meant it. Plus, Why Mike Pence will be a much more conservative vice president than he was a governor; Despite their failings, #NeverTrump soldiers on in search of someone to listen to them, and, With the Bernie bros bailing on Hillary in droves, where’s the #NeverHillary coverage?

Richard Viguerie on French Attack: 'Radical Islam Has Declared War on the West'

Todd Beamon, Newsmax

The deadly terror attack in France Thursday that killed more than 70 people and injured over 100 others makes clear that radical Islam has declared war on the West," conservative commentator Richard A. Viguerie told Newsmax TV.

Is Indiana Governor Mike Pence The Conservative Choice For Vice President?

It looks like Donald Trump has made his choice for Vice President: Indiana's Governor Mike Pence.

Is the Governor Pence the candidate who can cement the winning populist – conservative coalition for Donald Trump?

In view of his betrayal of conservative principles on Indiana's RFRA and ending Common Core many conservatives, including CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie, have expressed reservations about Governor Pence. Click here to read Mr. Viguerie's column on Governor Pence. 

Please tell us what you think; does Governor Pence satisfy your expectations for a running mate for Donald Trump?

Newt Gingrich (write-in)
43% (17 votes)
Indiana Governor Mike Pence
40% (16 votes)
Saran Palin (write-in)
8% (3 votes)
Rick Santorum (write-in)
8% (3 votes)
Total voters: 40

Stop Pretending the Court Is Impartial

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

How can liberals credibly uphold the pretense that Supreme Court decisions, where the left is the majority, represent judgments based on the Constitution, when Ginsburg, the leading leftist, has revealed herself to be a rabid partisan who can’t wait to use her judicial power to impose her ideology upon the United States?

Trump team scores big win as RNC writes its convention rules

Kyle Cheney, Politico

The pro-Trump victory was the main event of the Republican rules fight that ended at 11:30 p.m. on Thursday when the committee passed a package of rules that will govern the party for the next four years. Despite all the tension surrounding the rules fight, very little actually changed.

Trump on 'horrific' France attack: 'Here we go again'

Mark Hensch, The Hill

Donald Trump on Thursday said an attack in Nice, France that has killed dozens shows the fight against terrorism is getting worse. “This is crazy what’s going on,” the presumptive GOP presidential nominee said. “It’s a horrible thing. It’s bedlam ... We have to get awfully tough and we have to get smart or we’re not going to have a society, we’re not going to have a world anymore.”

Rising Trump Lifts All Republican Boats

Brendan Kirby, Lifezette

Three embattled Republican senators have opened up substantial leads on their Democratic challengers, new polling by Quinnipiac University suggests, discrediting assertions from pundits that Donald Trump will be Kryptonite in down-ballot races.

Liberals are shocked — shocked! — that Ginsburg would act like a hack

Editors, Washington Examiner

Liberals are wringing their hands about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's highly unusual political comments, in which she all but openly called on voters to defeat Donald Trump. While the criticism is appropriate, the vituperation of it is nonetheless amusing. It's as though the New York Times' editors suddenly reached the age where they discovered that their parents don't know everything. The paper doesn't like admitting that its favorite justice is kind of a political hack who has done quite a bit to politicize the court on which she sits.

Trump's 'law-and-order' gamble

Mike Lillis, The Hill

Donald Trump's embrace of “law and order” on the campaign trail is a risk that could pay big dividends, political experts say. Some conservatives think Trump's message will prove effective in an election year when violent crime is churning headlines and voters are anxious about the threat of terrorist attacks.

Can Trump Win Ohio?

Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal

From Cleveland on Lake Erie down to Cincinnati on the Kentucky border, Ohio’s voters historically have demanded hands-on attention before they pick the next president. For now, Donald Trump is campaigning for this must-win state with not much more than the Trump brand. There’s a first time for everything.

RNC races to stamp out anti-Trump rebellion

Alex Isenstadt and Shane Goldmacher, Politico

The Republican National Committee and Donald Trump’s campaign are scrambling to quash a small but dangerous insurgency inside the party aimed at wresting the nomination away from the New York billionaire on national television next week. About a dozen of RNC Chairman Reince Priebus’s most loyal allies who hold seats on the 112-member Rules Committee are working to extinguish the anti-Trump efforts.

It’s Not Just Who IS Speaking At The Donald Trump Convention, It’s Who ISN’T

Caleb Howe, RedState

The list of speakers for the Donald Trump Convention is in, and it's significant not just because of who is on it, but who is not. Who is are a lot - a LOT - of not politicians. Who is not is...

The Right VP Keeps Populist – Conservative Coalition Together

CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie has often spoken of the new populist – conservative coalition’s game changing potential. The key is for Donald Trump to weld it together permanently at the Republican National Convention by choosing a running mate who is broadly acceptable to both conservatives and populists.  We invite you to add your name to the list.

The VP hopeful who was Trump before Trump

Burgess Everett, Politico

As his rivals for vice president twist themselves to fit Donald Trump’s ideological profile, Jeff Sessions has stood pat: The Alabama senator was a leader of the Trump brigade before the business mogul even announced his presidential run.

Trump to Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 'Resign!'

Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner

Donald Trump escalated his assault on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg early Wednesday morning by calling for her resignation after remarks this week slamming the presumptive GOP nominee.

Paul Ryan pans Trump's deportation plan

Scott Wong, The Hill

Speaking at a nationally televised town hall meeting, the establishment Speaker articulated the same tired old immigration position he's always taken, which is closer to amnesty than it is to enforcement.

Cops, Blacks, and Hillary Clinton

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

Prediction: If Black Lives Matter does not clean up its act, Obama and Clinton will have to throw this crowd over the side, or the BLM will take her down.