Donald Trump Celebrates Unexpected Jobs Jump: ‘This Is a Rocket Ship!’

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"This is outstanding what happened today," Trump said to reporters. The unemployment rate fell to 13.3 percent in May from a record high of 14.7 percent in April and payrolls unexpectedly rose by 2.5 million workers. Economists estimated the unemployment rate would rise to nearly 20 percent in May and that the economy would shed an additional 8 million jobs. The...

Watch Live: President Trump Holds a Press Conference on Jobs Numbers

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The press conference is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. EST. Experts were shocked by the news that 2.5 million jobs were created in May, with the unemployment rate falling from 14.7 percent to 13.3 percent. "Oh no, the Dems are worried again," Trump wrote on Twitter. "The only one that can kill this comeback is Sleepy Joe Biden!"

Federal Judge Overrules Idaho Law that Birth Certificates Conform to Biological Sex

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Those who want to change their gender on their birth certificate because they are "transgender" or have some other "sexual orientation" had already been able to do so because of a 2018 ruling by federal Magistrate Judge Candy Dale, who said it was unconstitutional to deny such changes. The Idaho State Journal reported on the judge's latest decision: Shortly after the...

Scarborough: There’s ‘Silence’ Among Republicans ‘in a Time of a Moral Crisis’

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Friday, MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough called into question Republicans' "silence" when it comes to speaking out against President Donald Trump. Scarborough, a former GOP congressman from Florida, argued the United States is in "a possible constitutional crisis." He then likened Republican silence, which he said is in part due to fear, to a quote by Dante Alighieri, who...

Pope Francis: Wounds of Mother Earth ‘Bleed in Us’

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Writing to the president of Colombia, Ivan Duque Marquez, on the occasion of World Environment Day, the pope said that "protection of the environment and respect for the biodiversity of the planet are issues that affect us all." "We cannot pretend to be healthy in a world that is sick," Francis said. "The wounds inflicted on our mother earth are...

Boris’s Hong Kong Visa Offer ‘Directly Breaks’ Immigration Pledge to British People

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Tensions between the United Kingdom and China over coronavirus and Huawei have been compounded by the communist state's actions in Hong Kong in the past year, most recently with China passing a law that effectively institutionalises the oppression of the pro-democracy movement in the former British colony. Foreign secretary Dominic Raab said on May 29th that "if China continues down...

All Rioters, Arsonists, Looters in St. Louis Freed from Jail Without Charges

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Throughout riots in St. Louis this week, only 36 individuals were arrested for rioting, looting, and committing arson. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch confirmed that all of those arrested, though, have been released from jail without charges against them. "In a stunning development, our office has learned that every single one of the St. Louis looters and rioters arrested were released...

NYC Crowd Boos Bill de Blasio at George Floyd Vigil: ‘Get the F*ck Out of Here’

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While Rev. Kevin McCall urged the crowd to treat de Blasio with respect, the mayor did not receive an overwhelmingly warm welcome, as the audience inundated his appearance with boos and shouts of "get the fuck out of here," "fuck the mayor's curfew," and "shut the fuck up." Some reportedly turned their backs to the mayor: "For all of us...

Cotton: ‘A Child Mob’ Runs the NYT

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On Thursday's broadcast of the Fox News Channel's "The Story," Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) reacted to the New York Times issuing a statement that an op-ed he wrote that the paper published didn't meet its standards by stating that "a child mob" is running the paper. Cotton said, "I can tell you, my op-ed doesn't meet the New York Times'...

Kobach: It’s Time to Put American Workers First

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If they get their wish, 66,000 additional foreign workers will be allowed into the United States this year to compete with unemployed Americans who are trying to find jobs. In addition, the Administration has the authority to add to that number additional visas, up to the previous year's total, if necessary. H-2B visas are for low-skilled workers in non-agricultural...