Joshua Mercer

May 15, 2017

LOOP: Pope celebrates 100 years at Fatima

MOTHER’S DAY // A special shout-out to all the mothers who read the Loop. Thank you for all you do for your family, and for your church. 
May 12, 2017

LOOP: FBI Acting Director: No effort to impede investigation

FBI // Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe contradicts the media’s narrative on the firing of FBI Director James Comey. McCabe said that there has been no effort to impede Russia investigation
May 11, 2017

LOOP: Democrats hound GOP over Comey firing

FBI // Senate Republicans nonetheless expressed concern that President Trump mishandled the firing of FBI Director Comey. Democrats threatened to grind the Senate to a halt until a
May 10, 2017

LOOP: Trump fires FBI director Comey

FBI // President Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey, removing the top enforcement official while the agency is in the midst of its investigation about possible Russian
May 9, 2017

LOOP: Trump nominates 10 to federal courts

JUDICIARY // President Trump nominates ten conservatives for the federal courts. After eight years, President Obama was able to get 9 of the 13 circuit courts to be
May 8, 2017

LOOP: Army secretary withdraws over transgender comments

DEFUND PP // Ivanka Trump tried to convince Cecile Richards to split Planned Parenthood in two — with one entity doing abortions, and another organization that focused on
May 5, 2017

CV LOOP: Religious liberty order signed; Healthcare bill passes

HEALTH CARE // The GOP-led House passed a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act by a 217-to-213 vote. But the Senate seems likely to start from scratch
May 4, 2017

CV LOOP: House to vote today on Obamacare partial repeal

HEALTH CARE // Confident that House Republicans have the votes to partially repeal Obamacare, Vice President Pence said: “Tomorrow, we begin the end of Obamacare, once and for
May 3, 2017

CV LOOP: Religious liberty executive order coming Thursday

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // President Trump expected to issue an executive order on religious liberty on Thursday, which is also the National Day of Prayer. According to reports, Vice