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Alex Lemieux

Alex Lemieux is an assistant editor with The Republican Standard.

FBI May Have Paid For Anti-Trump Dossier, Senate Testimony Shows

August testimony from Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson, taken by the Senate Judiciary Committee, shows that the FBI may have paid for anti-Trump dossier.

House Adjourned by Steny Hoyer, Democrats, Shutdown Awaits

Hypocrisy among Democrats threatens funding for the government and CHIP. Steny Hoyer moves to adjourn the House and let the shutdown happen.

U.S. Oil Production Passes Saudi Arabia, Nearing Russia

U.S. oil production is surging in 2018, surpassing Saudi Arabia and coming close to that of Russia. The U.S. may be the world's top producer by 2020.

Republicans Fund CHIP, Democrats Hold Government Hostage

House Republicans voted in favor of a resolution to extend funding for CHIP and for the federal government, but Senate Democrats refuse to pass.
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Trump’s Fake News Awards Announced, CNN Wins

91 percent of media coverage on Donald Trump was negative in 2017, prompting the first-annual Fake News Awards from the president.

How Partisan Is Liberal Congressman Don Beyer?

Liberal Don Beyer continues to attack Barbara Comstock and fight against nonpartisan measures that honor our nation's greatest.

Rural Area Broadband Top Virginia Legislative Priority

Legislation seeking additional funding to bring broadband to rural Virginians has been named a top priority during the 2018 Session of the General Assembly.

DACA Democrats May Take Blame Over Looming Shutdown

President Donald Trump is fairly confident that Democrats will inevitably face the blame that will be given if Congress fails on a spending bill over DACA.

House Bill May Allow Mayor Stoney to Raise Taxes For RPS

85 percent of Richmonders voted for a referendum that will modernize RPS, but Mayor Stoney may be able to raise taxes for funding with new House bill.

Dow Rockets to 26,000 After Trump Tax Cuts, Economists Warn Melt-Up

The Dow rocketed to 26,000 amid its record run just over one year after Trump took office, spiking 1,000 in just seven days. Some warn of a melt-up.