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Surprise: Voters fear American way of life threatened, but don't blame it on Trump

- The Washington Times

Eight-out-of-10 voters feel like the American way of life is under threat — but the majority don't blame President Trump. Yes, you read that right. A Monmouth University poll finds that 81% of voters say the American way of life is "under threat right now" — a sentiment echoed almost equally among Republicans, independents and Democrats, among men and women, whites and minorities, old and young, rich and poor.

President Trump made several remarks about the necessity of borders during a speech at the Values Voters Summit on Saturday. (Associated Press)

Trump's naked truth about borders

- The Washington Times

President Trump offered a cogent reminder about world affairs at the Values Voters Summit on Saturday. He reminded them about the nature of long-term conflicts in the Middle East, and the toll they take on the U.S. military and American civilians as well.

Yet another poll reveals that voters want Congress to get off impeachment and simply "get back to work." (AP Photo) (Associated Press)

Voters to Congress: Get back to work

- The Washington Times

Impeachment drama on Capitol Hill provides a convenient and endless supply of content for a biased news media. It's getting extreme. Anchors, correspondents and journalists are chiming in, so much so that is now tracking the more outrageous comments.

Some analysts now speculate that Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah is not eyeing a presidential run, preferring to be a key figure in the "Republican resistance" against President Trump. (Associated Press)

Mitt Romney, leader of 'Republican resistance'

- The Washington Times

Seven years ago he was making presidential speeches before massive crowds. Now Sen. Mitt Romney, Utah Republican and former White House hopeful, has been making waves in his own party instead. He is openly critical of President Trump in personal statements, in a damning op-ed for The Washington Post before he even took office, and Twitter of course — prompting some analysts to wonder whether Mr. Romney was again striking a presidential posture.

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Inauguration Day, 2017. A new rally is now being planned to ensure that he is reelected. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Massive pro-Trump national rally set for Oct. 17

- The Washington Times

Loyal grassroots fans of President Trump> are striking back at his political antagonists. Plans are underway for the "March for Trump: Stop Impeachment Now!" rallies - set for Oct. 17 at the Capitol, and at locations around the nation.

Politics: The beliefs of Jon Voight versus Robert De Niro

- The Washington Times

It is a clash of the titans, perhaps. Two Hollywood heavyweights are now representing diametrically opposed political views on a very large stage indeed. That would be Jon Voight and Robert De Niro, both vocal and passionate about their beliefs on a regular basis.

Observers are now wondering if the weary nation must now face a made-for-TV impeachment of President Trump. (Associated Press)

A lawyered-up script: The made-for-TV impeachment

- The Washington Times

Tired of it all yet? The hubbub surrounding efforts to impeach President Trump has been called many things — including a witch hunt and a circus. The process itself also has been very episodic, progressing from one cliffhanger to the next as Democrats and their strategists huddle together and manufacture the next suggestive scenario, complete with talking points and buzz words. Partisan journalists are more than happy to enhance these efforts.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam B. Schiff has been accused of being politically biased. One Florida Republican says his appointment to lead the impeachment inquiry should be questioned. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

In the shadow of the impeachment committee

- The Washington Times

Has the House Intelligence Committee become derelict in its duty because of its intense focus on the potential impeachment of President Trump? One lawmaker thinks that the committee could be compromising its mission.

GOP voters are weary of "Never Trumper" Republican lawmakers who appear not to stand by President Trump as he faces impeachment. (Associated Press)

Republican voters reject Never Trumper 'cowardice' on Capitol Hill

- The Washington Times

There was a time on Capitol Hill when Democrats accused Republicans of being cowardly because they did not "stand up" to President Trump, both as a candidate and eventually as president. The Washington Post cited the "GOP's cowardice problem" over a year ago, as did Salon, which asked, "When did the GOP add cowardice to its platform?" Earlier this year, House Judiciary Chairman Adam Schiff declared there was an "epidemic of cowardice" among Republicans who did not push back against Mr. Trump.

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in 2016. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton's big comeback begins Tuesday

- The Washington Times

Media attention will intensify on Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. The former first lady, senator, secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate is ready for another round in the public arena. She has a new book arriving, written with the help of a very close relative. Behold. Here comes "The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience" -- all 464 pages of it.

There was talk of a "deep state" at work against President Trump even before he was inaugurated. The deep state talk has resurfaced again. (Associated Press)

Caution: The 'Deep State' has resurfaced

- The Washington Times

We've heard a lot about impeachment lately, and a lot about the often puzzling factions seeking to impeach President Trump through intricate legal and political maneuvers. Now comes a renewed interest in the "Deep State" — the idea that a shadow government is in place to counter Mr. Trump's every move and neutralize his positive accomplishments.

Newsmax TV is planning a major expansion, complete with new talent and production hires, according to an industry source. (courtesy of Newsmax Media)

'Real news for real people': Newsmax TV ups the ante

- The Washington Times

It is a news organization with the motto "Real news for real people." That would be Newsmax TV, available through dozens of major broadcast, cable, satellite and online sources with such on-camera hosts and contributors as Bill O'Reilly, Alan Dershowitz and Michael Reagan. The network currently reaches 70 million people.

It's true: News media has pushed impeachment since Nov. 10, 2016

- The Washington Times

Well, of course. This week, the news media has relied on innuendo, speculation, unnamed sources and wishful thinking with its nonstop coverage of the Democratic Party's impeachment "inquiry." The prospect of impeachment has delighted the press, which has gleefully bandied the "I-word" around like a magical spell this week. But journalists have been in love with the idea of impeachment anything for quite some time.

A call has gone out to "Never Trumpers" to come back to the GOP fold and cast their vote for President Trump when the time comes. (Associated Press)

Help needed: A call to arms for Never Trumpers

- The Washington Times

For Republicans, the 2020 presidential election is shaping up to be an all-hands-on deck event, with one clear implication. Every GOP vote counts. A vote is a vote, whether it comes from a fierce MAGA loyalist, a wavering wanderer or someone driven by uneasiness with Democratic socialists. Doesn't matter. Get that vote.

Are voters ready for a $10 billion election? And will those who are spending the money on political advertising get their money's worth? (Associated Press)

Ready for the $10 billion election?

- The Washington Times

A blockbuster election is on the way. Group M, a media investment adviser, recently estimated that the 2020 election would generate $10 billion in political advertising, up 59% since 2016, when the number was a mere $6.3 billion — and far outpacing 2002, when the total was $2.1 billion.

FILE - In this November 1969 photo provided by NASA, Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad stands on the moon's surface. He was the third man to walk on the moon. On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, NASA's chief says the Trump administration's proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" for putting astronauts back on the moon. (AP Photo/NASA)

Space Force gets ready for launch

- The Washington Times

The news media often misbehaves — packaging opinion as news, exhibiting liberal bias, peddling outrage or forgetting their calling to inform the public in a meaningful way. Yes, yes. That we know. But wait. The job also calls for nonstop news-mongering in a news cycle that is endless, random and often unpredictable in its trajectory.

The Washington Times Front Page podcast debuts Thursday. The new audio feature summarizes the daily blockbusters, investigations and hard news produced each day by "Wash Times" journalists. (Shutterstock)

Now hear this: Washington Times podcast makes its debut

- The Washington Times

A pivotal event of note for Thursday, which marks the debut of The Washington Times Front Page podcast. The new audio feature summarizes the daily blockbusters, investigations and hard news produced each day by "Wash Times" journalists, who are vigilant 24/7 and downright relentless.