Jean-Marie Simon, a 63-year-old attorney and private school teacher who used her good 140,000 flyer miles on first-class tickets from Washington D.C. to Guatemala and back home says United Airlines gave her first-class seat to U.S. Rep Sheila Jackson Lee without explanation.
With the passage of the GOP tax bill this week, the Trump administration has scored 81 major achievements in its first year, making good on campaign promises to provide significant tax cuts, boost U.S. energy production, and restore respect to the United States, according to the White House. read more
The main reason the tax cut is unpopular is that most people are completely uninformed about what it consists of. To cut to the chase, hundreds of millions who are getting a tax cut think they're not. And where did they get that idea? I'll give you three guesses and the first two don't count. read more
MSNBC host Chris Matthews was accused of inappropriate jokes and comments about a female employee in 1999 and the woman was paid separation compensation, a spokesperson for the cable network confirmed Saturday. ... "In 1999 this matter was thoroughly reviewed and dealt with. At that time Matthews received a formal reprimand," the MSNBC spokesperson said in an email Saturday.
Hundreds of ISIS fighters had just been chased out of a northern Syrian city and were fleeing through the desert in long convoys, presenting an easy target to U.S. A-10 "warthogs." But the orders to bomb the black-clad jihadists never came, and the terrorists melted into their caliphate -- living to fight another day. read more