Whitmer’s ‘overly aggressive’ Michigan mask mandate has businesses worried about enforcement

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered businesses to disallow customers from entering their establishments unmasked, leaving owners worried about the uncertain position this leaves them in. The mandate also requires masks be worn in enclosed public spaces and any crowded event as coronavirus cases are on the rise in Michigan. People who fail to comply with the order could face a $500 misdemeanor and a businesses could risk having their license suspended for not enforcing the policies. “Over the past two weeks, every region in Michigan has seen an uptick in new…

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Michael Flynn’s defense team says new DOJ documents contain ‘shocking exculpatory evidence’

Can Michael Flynn sue for malicious prosecution? Notes from Peter Stzrok show Obama and Biden weighed in on Flynn case as Comey appeared to downplay the former national security adviser’s calls with the Russian ambassador; former U.S. Attorney Brett Tolman reacts. Newly released documents about the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn show additional “exculpatory evidence” linked to a Justice Department review of the case investigators built against him shortly after President Trump’s election, his lawyers argued in a court filing Friday. “These documents establish that on January…

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Trump says he will sign order to provide road to citizenship for ‘Dreamers’

President Trump said Friday that he will be signing an executive order in the next few weeks which will include a “road to citizenship” for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. “I’m going do a big executive order, I have the power to do it as president and I’m going to make DACA a part of it,” Trump said in an interview with Telemundo anchor Jose Diaz-Balart. “But we’ll put it in and then we’re probably going to be taking it out. We’re working out the legal complexities right now,”…

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Ginni Thomas, wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, slams Black Lives Matter: report

Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarance Thomas, slammed Black Lives Matter as a “dangerous Trojan Horse” that invites “mob rule and property looting.” According to The Washington Post, Thomas denounced the movement for racial justice after a town in Virginia put up a large banner over its Main Street expressing solidarity. “Welcome to Clifton where Black Lives Matter,” the banner reads. In an email obtained by the Post, she slammed the town’s decision to embrace the movement. LETTER DISMISSING ‘CANCEL CULTURE’ CONCERNS MOCKED FOR ANONYMOUS SIGNERS APPARENTLY ‘FEARFUL…

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Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin warns Dems about polls favoring Biden: The Trump vote is ‘fundamentally undercounted’

Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan is warning other Democrats who believe Joe Biden is the heavy favorite to win the presidential election based on recent polling. In an interview with Politico, Slotkin expressed her skepticism about polls that show Biden holding a substantial lead over President Trump ahead of November. “I don’t believe it,” Slotkin told Politico. “Listen, if anyone tells me they can accurately predict what major events are coming in the remainder of 2020, I’ll give them a thousand dollars. I mean, this has been the year of black…

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Nonprofit watchdog files complaint against Hickenlooper’s Senate campaign alleging illegal coordination

A Washington, D.C. based nonprofit watchdog filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against John Hickenlooper’s U.S. Senate campaign this week, accusing the former Colorado governor of illegally coordinating with an outside group. The complaint, from the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT), accuses the Senate Majority PAC of partnering with Hickenlooper’s campaign to push out a series of advertisements, despite laws to the contrary. “Federal law prohibits candidates from coordinating with super PACs on advertising and separately prohibits super PACs from republishing campaign materials,” the document states.…

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Trump declares Democrats ‘party of socialism and worse’ during trip to Florida

President Trump on Friday, in a roundtable meeting with Venezuelan expatriates in Florida, took aim at Democrats — calling them “the party of socialism and worse” as he seeks to draw a distinction on issues such as funding law enforcement and tearing down statues. “Republicans are the party of freedom, Democrats are the party of socialism and worse,” he said. TRUMP ACCUSES BIDEN OF ‘PLAGIARIZING’ HIM OVER ‘BUY AMERICAN’ PUSH Speaking to Venezuelan nationals who fled the socialist regime of dictator Nicolas Maduro, Trump then described presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden…

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Trump expected to commute Roger Stone sentence, days before prison term set to begin

President Trump is expected to announce that he will commute Roger Stone’s sentence, just days before the longtime political operative is slated to report to prison to serve more than three years for charges stemming from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, Fox News has learned. Sources told Fox News Friday that the president could announce a commutation of Stone’s sentence as early as Friday evening. EXCLUSIVE: ROGER STONE SAYS HE IS ‘PRAYING’ FOR CLEMENCY FROM TRUMP, DAYS BEFORE HE IS SET TO REPORT TO PRISON The president, as recently…

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Georgia GOP congressional race gets personal over illegal immigrant ad claims

The congressional race for an open seat in Georgia has gotten heated and personal between two Republicans with the frontrunner, Marjorie Taylor Greene, hiring a high-profile lawyer to demand her opponent, John Cowan, take down a “false and defamatory” ad that accuses her of failing to screen out illegal immigrants at her construction business. But Cowan refuses to remove the campaign ad and says the cease and desist letter filed by Greene’s attorney proves his claims on immigration are true. Greene countered with a new ad that says it’s really Cowan who doesn’t…

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On the roster: Biden battles Trump for Rust Belt backers

**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** BIDEN BATTLES TRUMP FOR RUST BELT BACKERS WSJ: “Former Vice President Joe Biden laid out a $700 billion plan Thursday to revive the U.S. economy with an America-centric approach to job creation and manufacturing, issuing a direct challenge to President Trump as they prepare to compete for working-class voters in the November election. Mr. Biden’s ‘Buy American’ economic agenda is designed to counter Mr. Trump’s ‘America First’ platform through what he said would be the largest mobilization since World War II…

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