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Larry O'Connor was a columnist for The Washington Times.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray attends a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Where is FBI Director Christopher Wray?

Have you seen this man? He is, allegedly, the Director of the FBI. His name is Christopher Wray and was named to his position after the firing of his predecessor, James Comey. Published March 19, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Fox  news' "Life, Liberty and Levin."

Netanyahu: I like how Trump cuts through the BS

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heaped praise on President Donald Trump and gave unique insight into the "very unique, very personal" relationship the Israeli leader has with the President of the United States. Published March 12, 2018

A woman cries as she bows her head in prayer during a vigil at the Parkland Baptist Church, for the victims of the Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Hey Dems: Stop saying 'thoughts and prayers do nothing,' it's ignorant and offensive

For a party that claims to want to reach out and appeal to the faith-based voters who abandoned them in 2016 and voted for Donald Trump, the Democrats have done a pretty good job offending and mocking those same Americans for offering prayers to the victims of this week's mass shooting in Broward County, FL. Published February 16, 2018

FILE- In this Dec. 5, 2017, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waits to speak during a meeting of the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Warren said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is disrespecting Native Americans by referring to her as "Pocahontas," and she says that while she's not enrolled in any tribe, "I never used my family tree to get a break or ... advance my career."  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Don't forget: It's Native Americans who are most annoyed at Elizabeth Warren's claims

As amusing as it is to see the whitest looking woman in American continue to claim her Native American heritage, it's important to remember that it is actual Native Americans, actual members of the Cherokee Nation, who are most annoyed at the Massachusetts Senator's appropriation of their heritage and identity. Published February 15, 2018

Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to making false statements to the FBI, the first Trump White House official to make a guilty plea so far in a wide-ranging investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The Michael Flynn guilty plea stinks to high-heaven

Former Trump National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn pled guilty to providing false information to FBI agent in December and the more we learn about the events leading up to that plea, the more it stinks to high-heaven. Published February 15, 2018

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talks with a staffer on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, after passage of a procedural vote aimed at reopening the government. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Joe Manchin sure looks desperate

Once a self-styled "maverick" Manchin rode into office promising to be his own man and fighting against his own party to defend West Virginians. Today he will cozy up to anyone if it makes for a good photo opportunity and he begs his pals in the senate to not say mean things about him so he can keep his seat and live on his boat on the Potomac. Published February 9, 2018

Carter Page has spent hours answering questions from FBI agents and has not been charged with any crime. (Associated Press/File)

Carter Page: I've never spoken to Donald Trump in my life

Carter Page, the man at the center of the FISA warrant controversy, appeared on ABC News Tuesday morning. In his interview with former Clinton White House official George Stephanopoulos, Page made a startling claim: Published February 6, 2018