Fred Lucas

Fred Lucas is the White House correspondent for The Daily Signal and co-host of "The Right Side of History" podcast. Lucas is also the author of “Tainted by Suspicion: The Secret Deals and Electoral Chaos of Disputed Presidential Elections.”

Recent blog posts by this author

Six Key Points From Trump’s Call to Ukraine’s President

A transcript of the July 25 phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy shows the two leaders did talk during their brief conversation about an investigation involving Joe Biden and his son. Neither man,...

In Gerrymandering Case, Supreme Court Rules It’s a Matter for Lawmakers, Not Judges

In a new decision, the Supreme Court determined partisan gerrymandering disputes are a political question, not something federal courts should be deciding.   In a 5-4 ruling Thursday, the high court decided in a pair of cases...

After Legally Receiving Food Stamps, This Millionaire Is Trying to Change the System

Rob Undersander, a retired engineer in Waite Park, Minnesota, wasn’t eager to go public about being a millionaire, but he wanted to expose a loophole that would allow wealthy – or at least those not needy – to qualify for food stamps. So, in June...

Attorney General Says Mueller Found No Collusion, but 10 Instances of Possible Obstruction

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report highlights 10 episodes that could be construed as obstruction of justice, although his investigation found no underlying conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russian government to affect the outcome...

Answers to 4 Big Questions About Sending Illegal Immigrants to Sanctuary Cities

The Trump administration is exploring the legality of transporting illegal immigrants who the government can’t detain to sanctuary cities, which by definition welcome illegal immigrants.   Prominent Democrats say they oppose the idea, and...

Attorney General Sees No Case for Obstruction as Mueller Finds No Collusion With Russia

It’s no longer only President Donald Trump and his allies saying “no collusion.” Special counsel Robert Mueller has reached the same conclusion that the Trump campaign did not conspire with Moscow to gain advantage in the 2016 election. Mueller...

What a Judge’s Ruling on Drafting Women Means for Military

A federal judge’s ruling that women must be included in a potential military draft is based on incomplete information, an advocate for military readiness says. The Obama administration rejected a field test by the U.S. Marine Corps that...

Supreme Court Upholds Trump Transgender Military Policy—for Now

The Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration in a limited ruling Tuesday on the issue of transgender people serving in the military. The narrow issue the high court decided on in the broader case of Trump v. Karnoski was whether to...

Government Economists Offer Window Into What a Socialist US Economy Would Look Like

If the United States were to adopt the socialist policies of Venezuela, the move would slash the economy by 40 percent—or $24,000 per year for the average American, according to a report by the president’s Council of Economic Advisers. “...

7 Top Takeaways From Trump’s UN Speech for Friends and Foes Alike

President Donald Trump defended the sovereignty of America—and every other country—before the 73rd United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, in his second address to the world body. To the other world leaders and diplomats, Trump delivered an...

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