National Press Club

Peter Thiel Says Silicon Valley Failed America

Silicon Valley leaders are befuddled as both political parties — and venture capital giant Peter Thiel — are rejecting their agenda, which includes the Trans-Pacific Partnership, expanded H1-B immigration visas, new autonomous vehicles regulations, and “gig economy” worker reclassification.

Peter Thiel (Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty)

Ben Carson Blasts Media: ‘Sacred Obligation’ to be ‘Honest’

GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson said that only one business in America is protected by the Constitution – “the press.” But “it was because the press was supposed to be an ally for the people,” Carson explained. “And they were supposed to expose and inform the people in a nonpartisan way [but] when they become partisan – which they are – they destroy the system.”


Jindal Says Trump ‘Non-Serious Carnival Act’

GOP presidential candidate Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal lashed out at GOP frontrunner Donald Trump today, calling him “full of nonsense,” “absurd” and a “non-serious carnival act” during a D.C. speech. The high-profile criticism may be the leading-edge of a scorched-earth strategy by establishment GOP leaders to block Trump’s populist-fueled campaign for the presidency. Jindal is looking to escape the back of the GOP pack.

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