JERUSALEM, Israel – A House subcommittee unanimously passed a bill that paves the way for cutting U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority if it doesn’t stop paying salaries to terrorists who kill Israelis – what some call “pay to slay.”
What would you say if you found out your tax dollars were indirectly going to pay Palestinian Arab terrorists to murder Israeli Jews and others? That’s just what’s happening.
“Since 2003, it has been Palestinian law to reward Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails with a monthly paycheck. Palestinian leadership also pays the families of Palestinian prisoners and suicide bombers. These policies incentivize terrorism,” Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., said…. read more
House Republicans have finally unveiled their new tax reform bill. Despite some delays, Republican leadership insists they are still on schedule to have the bill on President Trump’s desk by the end of the year.
“Our goal in the House is to get this bill out of the House, passed on the floor by Thanksgiving,” House Republican Conference Chair Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers told CBN News.
The hold-up centered on a proposal to end the federal income deduction for state and local taxes utilized by high tax states like New York and California. GOP lawmakers in those states are hesitant to support a plan that fails to preserve that deduction.
McMorris Rodgers told CBN News they delayed the release in order to get a bill that everyone in their conference can rally behind…. read more
In a newly released proposal, the United States Department of Health and Human Services has added verbiage to its strategic mission that would expressly state that life begins at conception. The language appears in a HHS draft Strategic Plan for 2018 through 2022 and is a pro-life departure from the terms used by previous administrations.
As LiveAction reported, the document previously included the following introduction:
HHS accomplishes its mission through programs and initiatives that cover a wide spectrum of activities, serving Americans at every stage of life.
In the drafted version dated September 2017, five key words have been added (emphasis ours):
HHS accomplishes its mission through programs and initiatives that cover a wide spectrum of activities, serving and protecting Americans at every stage of life, beginning at conception…. read more
This is wonderful news! Thank you Lord Jesus, we Praise and Honor your name! Psalm 139:13 For it was You who created my inward parts; You knit me together in my mother’s womb.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An 11-year-old boy in khaki shorts and a red polo shirt got the lawn-mowing gig of a lifetime Friday when President Donald Trump put him to work in the Rose Garden.
Frank Giaccio, who goes by the initials FX, was so focused on doing his job that he didn’t even notice when Trump emerged from the White House to check out his work.
FX, who lives in the Washington suburb of Falls Church, Virginia, kept right on pushing the mower in a long, straight row as Trump walked alongside him… read more
About two dozen evangelical leaders spontaneously prayed with President Trump in the Oval Office Monday during a day-long “listening session” with the Office of Public Liaison.
Johnnie Moore, a former senior vice-president at Liberty University, posted pictures of the prayer time Tuesday night on social media but emphasized that it was more than just a photo op.
“It shows a substantive relationship between the evangelical community and this administration,” he told CBN News.
Moore said faith leaders are enjoying frequent access to officials throughout the Trump administration and explained: “We enjoy an open door, not just in the Eisenhower Building, but in the West Wing.”<!–more–>
opinion: What a breath of fresh air to see our president praying unto our Lord Jesus the Christ. God heard our prayers concerning a new president and he answered by placing Trump in that position. With that position comes an enormous amount of responsibility. With that being said remember evil has not sat down and shut-up. It is being as LOUD as it can possibly be, however do you see that we are being given 4 years of a reprieve.
Joel 2:14 NLT Who knows? Perhaps he will give you a reprieve, sending you a blessing instead of this curse. Perhaps you will be able to offer grain and wine to the LORD your God as before.
What will you do during this time?
Barack Obama, whose father was Muslim, enjoyed celebrating his Iftar dinner each year.
President Trump just ended a longtime White House tradition and skipped the Ramadan celebration this year.
For the first time in two decades the White House will not celebrate an Iftar Dinner on its grounds. Allahu Akbar. The Washington Post reported:
Ramadan, which falls on the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, started on May 27 this year and ends at sundown Saturday. Muslims around the world will mark the end of the holy month by celebrating the holiday Eid al-Fitr, the “feast of breaking of the fast.”
For the first time in nearly two decades, Ramadan has come and gone without the White House recognizing it with an iftar or Eid celebration, as had taken place each year under the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations. In recent weeks, several former White House staff members told The Post they would usually begin planning an iftar “months in advance” and didn’t anticipate the Trump White House could pull something off before the end of Ramadan…. read more
WASHINGTON — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, two law enforcement officers and several other people were among those shot at a Congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning in the Alexandria, Virginia neighborhood of Del Ray.
WHERE DID IT HAPPEN?
Alexandria Police were called to the 400 block of East Monroe Avenue, near Dewitt Avenue, after reports of multiple shootings. Officials said several people were injured, and victims were being transported to hospitals.
The ballfield is near a dog park, an Aldi and the YMCA on Monroe Avenue, off of busy U.S. 1. Police have shut down many of the roads surrounding the baseball diamond…. read more
In March, President Donald Trump accused the ex-“president” of wire-tapping his campaign, setting off a barrage of sanctimonious denials from Democrats and the ex “president.”
The ex-“president’s” spokesman Kevin Lewis said, “A cardinal rule of the [sic] Administration was that no White House official ever interfered with any independent investigation led by the Department of Justice. As part of that practice, neither the [sic] ‘president’ nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any U.S. citizen. Any suggestion otherwise is simply false.” Lewis lied.
The Obama White House had routinely ordered surveillance on U.S. citizens. This is now confirmed by a secret U.S. court’s investigation into the spying…. read more