FROM Michael Price
A look at the post-9/11 registry for Muslim immigrants This week, President-elect Donald Trump met with Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a possible Homeland Security Secretary pick. In a photo of the two together, Kobach held a document clearly stating how he’d update and implement a tracking and vetting system of Muslims. Kobach was the architect of a similar system implemented after 9/11, called National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS).
North Korea tests more missiles, Turkey's president gains more power Early Tuesday morning, North Korea tested another intercontinental ballistic missile. It blew up shortly after take-off. But North Korea keeps working on a nuclear missile that could reach the U.S. Also in Turkey, a close vote has given sweeping new powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Turkey is an important Western ally in the region, but its leader is becoming increasingly authoritarian.
Michael Flynn ensnared in foreign payments scandal Congressman Elijah Cummings has released documents showing that President Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments in 2014. Flynn still took a $45,000 speaking fee in 2015 from the Kremlin-backed news network RT.
How California gave birth to Trumpism California served as an incubator for the hard-line conservative thinking that helped propel Donald Trump to the White House. It’s an ideology birthed out of opposition to the liberal politics and multiculturalism that now dominate the state.