First Right: Thursday, May 4, 2017


First Right readers knew about Grassley letter 2 days ago


05/04/2017 05:24 CDT


SENATORS WANT ANSWERS ON ANTI-TRUMP RUSSIAN DOSSIER, SUSAN RICE REFUSES TO TESTIFY; DOES HOUSE REALLY HAVE THE VOTES TO REPEAL OBAMACARE TODAY?


TODAY’S TOP 10

COMEY HEARING YIELDS NEW DETAILS ON PROBES

  • Senators want answers on whether firm that prepared the infamous anti-Trump dossier was funded by Russians. The Federalist.

  • Grassley letter demanding more information. Senator Chuck Grassley.

  • Susan Rice refuses Senate request to testify on unmasking allegations. ZeroHedge.

  • Comey calls Clinton probe decision one of the world’s most painful experiences. Politico.

  • Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting tarred DOJ’s credibility. Free Beacon.

  • No charges against Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner. Hot Air.

  • Full Comey transcript. Washington Post.

GOP LEADERS SAYS THEY HAVE VOTES for Obamacare repeal and plan a vote today. Politico.

TRUMP TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDER MAKING it easier for churches to support political candidates. Washington Post.

WHY CONSERVATIVES ARE UNHAPPY with the final spending bill. Daily Signal.

WEST POINT “KILLOLOGY” EXPERT tells NRA that more guns are needed to fight “assassination generation.” The Blaze.

NEIL GORSUCH ALREADY IS SHAKING UP the status quo at the Supreme Court. Hot Air.

MILLENNIALS INCOHERENT about basic American rights, another poll confirms. The Federalist.

CONSERVATIVES CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC that Trump will ditch the Paris climate agreement. Daily Caller.

DID TOO MUCH CAITLYN JENNER doom ESPN? A “left-wing sports network...” Politico Magazine.

NEBRASKA GOVERNOR RICKETTS KEEPS two-year transition period to re-enfranchise felons, over legislature’s objection. National Review.


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COMMENTARY WORTH READING

  • Trump trolling the media, winning the narrative. American Thinker.

  • Tax reform plan offers promise of long overdue booming economic recovery. Daily Caller.

  • The know-nothing campus protest movement. John McWhorter.


VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Elizabeth Warren can’t say whether Hillary Clinton is a real progressive. NTK Network.

  • Chuck Grassley tears apart the BuzzFeed dossier. NTK Network.

  • Comey refuses to comment on document that purports to show Loretta Lynch was tanking Hillary investigation. NTK Network.


I GUESS THE SCIENCE WAS NOT SETTLED IN THIS CASE

  • Netflix edits old Bill Nye episode to remove part saying chromosomes determine gender. Free Beacon.

TWEETS OF NOTE

(@iowahawkblog) Hand out gold stars to boost the self-esteem of stupid kids, and 15 years later you get Vox. Tweet.

(@KellyannePolls) You Ignored WI Called us deplorable/irredeemable Had oodles of $$ & no message Lost to a better candidate From: Woman in the White House. Tweet.


DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • REPUBLICANS TRY AGAIN; HEALTHCARE VOTE TOMORROW Drudge.