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Bill Kristol floats Dick Cheney as “the most promising” of possible 2016 GOP candidates

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Appearing on ABC’s This Week, frequent panelist and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol tossed out the name of former Vice President Dick Cheney as a possible contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

Prompted by host George Stephanopoulous to name “the most promising Republican candidate not in the race yet,” panel members named Jeb Bush — who has yet to announce — with Democratic strategist Donna Brazile suggesting 2012 GOP nominee, Mitt Romney.

“You know, I go back to Mitt Romney. I mean, look, you don’t like old faces, but you know what, he did run a good game last time,” Brazille said.

After talk show host Tavis Smiley suggested South Dakota Senator John Thune, a smirking Kristol suggested the former vice president.

“If they get to nominate Hillary Clinton, why don’t we get to nominate Dick Cheney? I mean, he has a much… he has a much better record,” Kistol said as the entire panel burst into laughter.

“He has a much better record,” Kristol repeated as Smiley mock lamented, “God help us all.”

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Trump’s horsewhip-carrying chief of protocol will resign after intimidating State Department staff: report

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President Donald Trump's chief of protocol plans to step down just ahead of the G-20 summit in Japan, according to Bloomberg News.

Sean Lawler, whose job includes assisting the president in diplomatic talks overseas and with foreign leaders in the White House, faces an investigation from the State Department's inspector general for intimidating subordinates, including carrying a horsewhip around the office.

The president reportedly did not care for Lawler, at one point asking officials why he still works at the White House.

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Jerry Falwell, Jr blasted as ‘un-Christian prat’ after trying to defend Donald Trump in battle with Southern Baptist ethics chief

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Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr. was ripped online for attempting to rationalize President Donald Trump's detention camps for children.

Dr. Russell Moore, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, posted on Twitter an Associated Press story on the "perilous conditions" at a Texas Border Patrol station holding 300 children.

"The reports of the conditions for migrant children at the border should shock all of our consciences. Those created in the image of God should be treated with dignity and compassion, especially those seeking refuge from violence back home. We can do better than this," Moore wrote.

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How one woman taunting a homeless McDonald’s employee turned his life around

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A woman in Fayette County, Georgia recently took to Facebook to disparage a McDonald's worker who was sleeping in the restaurant. "I go and tell an employee there is someone is asleep in their booth and her response was 'oh yeah, we know hee hee, it's ok' and I said 'not really but whatever,'" she wrote.

It turned out the sleeping employee, Simon Childs, is a 21-year-old homeless father who had recently lost his mother and was trying to catch some rest between multiple shifts at the restaurant.

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