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FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok, testifies before a House Judiciary Committee joint hearing on "oversight of FBI and Department of Justice actions surrounding the 2016 election" on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 12. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) ** FILE **

Peter Strzok, face of anti-Trump resistance in government, fired from FBI

- The Washington Times

FBI agent Peter Strzok became a face of anti-Trump resistance within the government. It's now cost him his job. Mr. Strzok confirmed Monday that he had been fired from the FBI, months after an internal watchdog revealed damning text messages he exchanged with paramour and fellow FBI employee Lisa Page vowing to "stop" Donald Trump's rise to the White House.

Quarterback Drew Brees (9) leads the New Orleans Saints in standing for the singing of the national anthem before Thursday's preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. President Trump went on the attack after several players across the NFL knelt or raised fists during the anthem. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Trump reignites feud with NFL protesters

- The Washington Times

President Trump is reigniting his feud with the NFL over players protesting during the national anthem, a topic that he considers a political winner just as the midterm elections are heating up.

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with inner city pastors in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump to block Pakistani officers from key U.S. training program

- The Washington Times

The Trump administration will block dozens of Pakistani military officers from an exclusive U.S.-run leadership training program, according to a report Friday that tied the development to the White House's halt earlier this year of American security-related assistance to Islamabad.

In this May 21, 2017, file photo released by the Saudi Press Agency, from left to right: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi; Saudi King Salman; U.S. first lady Melania Trump; and President Donald Trump; visit the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Six months into his presidency, Donald Trump has made clear who he considers to be his friends, and his foes, on the international stage. (Saudi Press Agency via AP, File)

Trump's 'Arab NATO' faces skepticism, commitment issues

- The Washington Times

President Trump's plan to bring America's top Arab Middle East allies to the White House this fall in a bid to forge a military alliance against Iran and radical terrorism groups has the potential to transform the military balance in one of the world's most unstable regions -- if the putative allies can find a way to get along.

Vice President Mike Pence, speaking Thursday at the Pentagon, announced plans to create a U.S, Space Force to ensure American dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.  (Associated Press)

Space Force will enter military's new frontier by 2020, Pence and Pentagon promise

- The Washington Times

The U.S. "Space Force" will become a reality by 2020, Vice President Mike Pence and Defense Secretary James N. Mattis promised Thursday, laying out an ambitious timeline to set up the first new branch of the armed forces in nearly 75 years and making the case that Americans must prepare for space threats from Russia, China, North Korea and other hostile actors.

President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with business leaders, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Trump's 'Space Force' meeting resistance in Pentagon, insiders say

- The Washington Times

The Pentagon is moving ahead with President Trump's call to establish a "Space Force" as a potential sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces, with top officials scrambling to tamp down reports of disagreement between military leaders and the White House ahead of a high-profile speech Thursday by Vice President Mike Pence.

President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The unintended target of tax reform: Churches now face 21% penalty

- The Washington Times

Houses of worship and nonprofit groups are crying foul as they realize that a provision in last year's tax reform law requires them to pay federal taxes on some employee benefits for the first time, a development that could cost them thousands of dollars.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a campaign rally, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, in Wilmington, Ohio. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Donald Trump will end complacency on the illegal immigration crisis

The mainstream media and the Democrats have become complacent on the issue of illegal immigration. President Obama and Hillary Clinton clearly see it as the norm simply to shrug and accept the idea that people can illegally enter the United States and stay indefinitely without penalty. For them, even raising the idea of curbing illegal immigration makes one a bigot or a xenophobe.

From The Vault

In this July 6, 2016, file photo, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks before introducing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign rally in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Newt Gingrich thinks presidential polls are wrong

- The Washington Times

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he no longer believes in the presidential polls, saying the odds are very high that Republican nominee Donald Trump can defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton if he stays on message and sticks to both the teleprompter and big ideas.

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