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Matteo Salvini: Italy and USA ‘Never Been Closer’

Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini gushed Sunday over his recent visit to the United States, declaring that he found “total harmony” between the current political course of the two nations.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) greets Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini prior to talks at the State Department in Washington, DC, on June 17, 2019. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP) (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Hayward: Reparations Are the Doomsday Weapon of Divisive Racial Politics

Reparations are gaining steam again, as the House of Representatives has scheduled the first hearing on the subject in over a decade for Wednesday, June 19. The hearing is supposed to consider the “continuing impact” of slavery, which was abolished over 150 years ago, and ponder the concept of “restorative justice,” which means penalizing people who had nothing to do with it.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 19: Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates testifies during a hearing on slavery reparations held by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties on June 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. The subcommittee debated the H.R. 40 bill, which proposes a commission be formed to …

IDW to Publish Mueller Report as a Graphic Novel

After eight weeks, the Mueller report remains at the top of The New York Times’ paperback nonfiction bestseller list. Now, comic book publisher IDW is reportedly taking it a step further.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 19: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Robert Mueller testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee June 19, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Mueller confirmed that the FBI uses drones for domestic surveillance during the hearing on FBI oversight. (Photo by Alex …

Harris: ‘Folks Are Woke’ as Result of Trump’s Election

While speaking Saturday at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention with MSNBC “AM Joy” host Joy Reid, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) voiced her optimism for Democratic turnout in the 2020 presidential election.

Kicking off her book tour, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at George Washington University in Washington on Wednesday (Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP)

Palestinians Denounce Trump’s $50 Billion Economic Plan

TEL AVIV – Palestinian officials on Saturday slammed a $50 billion economic peace plan that was unveiled by the White House as bribery, with PA President Mahmoud Abbas saying it effectively “ended the Palestinian cause.”

Abbas says will reject reduced tax reimbursement from Israel

Supreme Court to Decide Major Cases on Census, Redistricting this Week

The Supreme Court will decide a dozen cases this week before the Court adjourns for the summer, including four major cases, dealing with the U.S. census, redistricting, and deference to government agencies, which could have long-lasting impacts on the nation.

Supreme Court (Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty)