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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2015 file photo, container ships wait to be unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles. The Commerce Department releases international trade data for March on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

POLLAK: Free Trade and the Conservative Intellectuals

Free trade enthusiasts who support President Trump are simply saying that his new approach deserves a chance. No one has abandoned free trade, and if the veterans of NeverTrump would put aside their wounded pride, they might see that there is less distance between them and the administration than they may care to admit.

Santa Monica Pier (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Santa Monica Cuts Ties with Wells Fargo over Pipeline

SANTA MONICA — The coastal town known affectionately — or pejoratively — as the People’s Republic of Santa Monica has decided to cut ties with Wells Fargo bank over its involvement in the Dakota Access pipeline, LAist.com reports. The pipeline was

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Trump Approves Federal Emergency Aid for Oroville

President Donald Trump approved federal emergency relief funds Tuesday, following requests by California Governor Jerry Brown. The requests for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid pertain to flooding in January and the evacuation effort due to the risk of spillway collapse at the Oroville Dam.

Jerry Brown (Alex Wong / Getty)

Oroville Dam: Jerry Brown Asks Donald Trump for Aid

California Governor Jerry Brown has formally requested federal assistance from President Donald Trump to deal with the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from the area below the Oroville Dam, where a spillway is near structural failure.

Willie Soon (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Climate Skeptic Willie Soon Addresses Packed Audience in L.A.

Dr. Wie-Hock “Willie” Soon of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics addressed a gathering of the American Freedom Alliance on Thursday night at the Luxe Hotel, describing the current state of debate about climate change as “spitting science in the face” and “treating science like a piece of rubbish.

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

Blue State Blues: The Media Suddenly Discover Presidential Ethics

It is gratifying to watch the media suddenly discover such concepts as the independence of the judiciary, conflicts of interest, and press freedom. For the eight years of President Barack Obama’s tenure, the media treated conservatives who raised those concerns as racists, or cranks, or both.