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Left to Right: Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), and Luther Strange (R-AL).

WaPo: Swamp Worries That a Luther Strange Defeat ‘Could Prompt Some GOP Senators to Retire’

The Washington Post reports that, although President Donald Trump and his staff were hesitant to campaign in Alabama for establishment-friendly Luther Strange, Swamp Republicans forced the president’s hand — fearing that a victory for Judge Roy Moore would motivate several allies to retire from the Senate rather than face Breitbart-backed challengers in 2018.

Luther Strange Finance Chair Tied to Alabama Bribery Case

Alabama Senator Luther Strange’s campaign finance chair, Thompson Tractor CEO Mike Thompson, is listed on federal tax documents as an officer of the nonprofit Alliance for Jobs, which federal prosecutors say was used to bribe former Alabama state Representative Oliver Robinson, who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges this month, AL.com’s Kyle Whitmire and John Archibald report.

UNITED STATES - AUGUST 4: GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., left, speaks with a supporter after the U.S. Senate candidate forum held by the Shelby County Republican Party in Pelham, Ala., on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Sen. Strange is running in the special election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Alabama State Rep: Luther Strange Not Telling Truth About Corruption Probe

Alabama State Representative Ed Henry (R-Hartselle) is calling for the release of his grand jury testimony in connection with a corruption case involving former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard. Henry says now-U.S. Senator Luther Strange, who is facing a runoff primary Senate election next week against conservative Judge Roy Moore, is not telling the truth behind the anti-corruption unit he led while serving as Alabama’s attorney general.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., listens to a question while speaking with the media after he and other Senate Republicans had a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Mitch McConnell’s Super PAC Blankets Alabama’s Airwaves for Luther Strange

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s super PAC poured another $630,000 into Alabama Senator Luther Strange’s special election campaign Wednesday, purchasing a television and radio advertising package that showcases President Donald Trump’s endorsement of Strange, the Washington Examiner’s David Drucker reports. The Senate Leadership Fund has already dumped millions into Alabama in an attempt to sway the race toward Luther and away from conservative Judge Roy Moore.

Tim Stanley: For Trump to Avoid Impeachment ‘Build That Wall’

The latest twist in the investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia is that Paul Manafort, former head of the campaign, was wiretapped under secret court orders before and after the election — including while he was working with Trump. The revelation more or less stops there.

UNITED STATES - APRIL 4: Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., participates in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on efforts to protect U.S. energy delivery systems from cybersecurity threats on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty)

Governor Bentley Weighed ‘Trickle-Down Effect’ in Appointing Strange

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When scandal-plagued former Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley decided to appoint his state’s attorney general, Luther Strange, to the U.S. Senate, Bentley appeared to have considered that he would also get to appoint a new attorney general, according to his notes, obtained by The Associated Press.

Spengler: Western Elites’ Contempt for China Turns to Panic

David P. Goldman, who writes for Asia Times under the pen name Spengler, explains in his latest column that “[a] sense of resignation, if not outright defeatism, pervades the Trump White House where China is concerned.” Western elites who once dismissed or downplayed China’s ascendancy as the world’s dominant superpower are now suddenly confronted with its reality.

Bill Cassidy, Lindsey Graham

The Hill: New GOP ObamaCare Repeal Bill Gains Momentum

An article appearing in The Hill points out that the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill engineered by former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and a broad coalition of Republicans in both the House and Senate, along with several governors, is gaining traction in the Senate.

Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.

Washington Post: Steve Bannon Waging War Against GOP Establishment with Economic Nationalist Primary Challengers

The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent writes that former White House chief strategist and current Breitbart Executive Chairman Steve Bannon is “is planning to escalate his war with the GOP establishment, by promoting primary challengers who will run against GOP incumbents on a platform that is fully faithful” to the populist and economic nationalist issues that got President Trump elected in 2016.

Breitbart News Daily: Hannity, Levin, Angel Moms on DACA

On the Friday edition of Breitbart News Daily, broadcast live on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 from 6AM to 9AM Eastern, Breitbart editor Raheem Kassam will continue our discussion of the Trump administration and its policies. Veteran broadcaster Sean Hannity will

North Korea fires 'unidentified' missile, South Korea says

North Korea Fires ‘Unidentified’ Missile

Sept. 14 (UPI) — North Korea fired an “unidentified” missile from its capital city of Pyongyang, South Korean military officials said Friday. Reports of the fired missile prompted Japan to warn residents to take shelter, BBC News reported. “North Korea

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