Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Backs Down, Allows Religious Services To Resume

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Democratic Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will allow religious services to resume with restrictions, the governor announced Saturday.The Minnesota governor’s new order allows for worship to resume at 25% capacity and with social distancing, “to proceed as safely as possible during the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency,” local outlet Kare11 reported. “I have had many meaningful conversations with faith leaders over...

FACT CHECK: Viral Post Claims Adam Schiff Will Be Charged With ‘Presidential Harassment’

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An image shared on Facebook claims Democratic California Rep. Adam Schiff will be charged with “presidential harassment.”Verdict: False There is no evidence to corroborate the story. The claim originated on the satirical news website Bustatroll.org. Fact Check: Social media platforms are replete with misinformation about prominent politicians. In this case, the viral image, which appears to be a screen...

FACT CHECK: ‘False COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria’ – Did CNN Air This News Chyron?

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An image shared on Facebook purportedly shows a CNN news chyron that reads, “False COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.”Verdict: False There is no record of CNN ever airing the chyron. It was created using a news chyron generator website. Fact Check: The image features CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Beneath their photos, there...

FACT CHECK: Did Pope Francis Say, ‘God Will Abandon America If Trump Is Re-Elected’?

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An image shared on Facebook claims Pope Francis urged Americans not to vote for President Donald Trump because "God will abandon America if Trump is re-elected."Verdict: False There is no evidence that Pope Francis ever said the statement. The claim originated on a parody news website. Fact Check: The post features a screen grab of a tweet that links...

Sen. Tim Scott: Does Joe Biden Really Believe That Every Poor Kid ‘Has To Be Black?’

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Republican South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott said Friday he has given presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden "a pass" in the past over race issues -- but not anymore.Scott specifically ridiculed a suggestion that Biden once made that black children are affected by poverty while white children are not, during an interview with "ABC News Prime." During last...

Tucker Carlson: Governors Can’t Ignore Constitution And Keep Churches Closed

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson said Friday that many governors are using the "coronavirus as an excuse" to attack freedom of religion, "this country's bedrock right," by keeping churches closed."Freedom of religion is, of course, this country's bedrock right, it's the reason the country was founded in the first place, and of course, it's in the Constitution, right up...

Colorado Governor Doubles Down On Sanctuary Policy

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Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has restricted what personal information his state agencies will provide to federal immigration authorities, the latest measure he's taken to protect Colorado's illegal alien population.Polis quietly issued new policy guidance on Wednesday, directing state agencies not to provide Coloradans's personal data to federal entities that intend to use the information for the sole purpose...

New York Sent More Than 4,500 Coronavirus Patients Into Nursing Homes After Cuomo Order: AP

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New York nursing homes were forced to accept more than 4,500 coronavirus patients from hospitals thanks to an order from Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a tally by The Associated Press found.Cuomo has come under heated criticism for his March 25 order forcing recovering COVID-19 patients into New York nursing homes — a decision blamed for the state’s...

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Loeffler Files New Document Related To Pre-Planned Transactions

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Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler will file a Periodic Transaction Report (PTR) Friday, according to documents obtained by the Daily Caller, as she attempts to answer questions related to her financial transactions.Loeffler announced last month that she was liquidating all of her individual stock shares after transactions that were made shortly after a closed door briefing on the coronavirus...

EXCLUSIVE: Is The Reopening Of Texas Going As Planned? We Asked Attorney General Ken Paxton

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Politics Comments Stephanie Hamill Video Columnist May 22, 2020 6:49 PM ET Font Size: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill to discuss the reopening of Texas in a wide-ranging interview. “It’s always complicated when you’re balancing health and safety, versus people’s ability to work, but given the fact that there’s no vaccine and we probably won’t have one for at...