Bre Payton
Bre Payton
Bre Payton, Staff Writer
Bre Payton is staff writer for The Federalist. She has written on subjects ranging from Kanye West to Supreme Court rulings, to 2016 and breaking news. She has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, NPR, BBC World News, among others, and her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Daily Signal, and WORLD Magazine, to name a few. She previously worked as a reporter for and received her degree in Political Journalism from Patrick Henry College. She is based in Washington, DC and can be contacted at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at @Bre_Payton.
DOJ Destroyed Missing Strzok/Page Text Messages Before The IG Could Review Them

The DOJ wiped text messages between former FBI employees, Lisa Page and Peter Strozk, before the Office of the Inspector General could review them.

Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu: ‘I Would Love’ To Regulate Speech

In a segment on CNN Tuesday afternoon, Rep. Ted Lieu lamented that fact that the First Amendment prevents him from regulating speech.

Check Out The Incompetent PR Response To The Expose On The Women’s March’s Anti-Semitism

A Women’s March PR flack tried to spin Tablet Magazine’s expose detailing anti-Semitism and shady financial practices within the organization. She failed.

How Mark Twain Championed Self-Government Through Humor And Realism

Mark Twain rejected the simplistic, good-guys-always-win type of Sunday school stories with overtly moral themes that he was raised on.

Washington Post Columnist Jennifer Rubin Runs Away When Asked How She’s ‘Conservative’

I asked Jennifer Rubin, a ‘conservative’ columnist for The Washington Post, what makes her conservative and in response, she said she ‘had to run.’

Why Studying Mark Twain Is Essential To Understanding America Today

‘The young love hardly anything better than to laugh. And if they do love something more than that, they love to learn more than that. If you read Mark Twain, you get to do both at the same time.’

World’s Tiniest Violin Needed To Console Piers Morgan After Meghan Markle ‘Ghosted’ Him

Someone please call the waaaaaaaambulance.

George W. Bush On His Late Father’s Legacy: ‘The Best Father A Son Or Daughter Could Have’

At former president George H.W. Bush’s funeral service on Wednesday afternoon, his son choked back tears while eulogizing his father.

Grassley: Fusion GPS Founder CEO Glenn Simpson Lied In Senate Testimony

The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said Simpson lied about whether his firm continued to investigate Trump after the election. 

Apple CEO Tim Cook: It’s A ‘Sin’ To Not Ban Bad People From Tech Platforms

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday night that not using one’s sense of morality to kick certain people off public platforms is a sin.

74-Year-Old Woman Uses Her Gun To Fend Off A Burglar With A Long Rap Sheet

A 74-year-old woman was sleeping near her newly-acquired handgun when she heard a burglar breaking into her home in the middle of the night.

Convicted Murderer, MS-13 Gang Members Snuck Into U.S. With Migrant Caravan

On Saturday night after he crossed the U.S. border illegally, border patrol officials arrested a Honduran man who had been convicted of murder.

Paul Ryan Is Right: California’s Election Laws Are Vulnerable To Fraud

Watching every single contested congressional race flip from Republican to Democrat days after the election is, as Paul Ryan put it, weird. Here are six reasons California’s election laws are deeply flawed.

CNN Contributor Endorses Violence Against Jews, Calls For Destruction Of Israel

In a speech to the United Nations, CNN contributor Marc Lamont Hill said Palestinians ought to be able to use violence to effectively eliminate the state of Israel. 

Without Any Explanation, Twitter Reinstates Jesse Kelly’s Account

Only after Twitter was faced with threats of a congressional investigation did the social media publisher decide to reinstate Jesse Kelly’s account — without any explanation.

Melania’s Red Christmas Trees Are My Favorite Thing So Far This Holiday Season

No matter what decorations the first lady chooses, many will see the Handmaid’s Tale in them. Going full on crimson and not looking back is Melania-the-expert-troll at her finest.

How Anti-Semitism Is Threatening To Unravel The Women’s March

The Women’s March has an anti-Semitism problem, and it’s causing the left-wing movement to come apart at the seams. 

I’m Thankful For These Nine Heroes Braving California’s Devastating Fires

Amidst the devastation and tragedy, heroes have emerged. Here are nine people whose bravery I’m thankful for.

These Hallmark Movie Tropes Will Help You Bag A Man In Time For Christmas

Here’s a list of surefire ways to bag a man in time for Christmas, as inspired by Hallmark Channel’s ‘Countdown to Christmas’ movie lineup. 

In Florida, Democrats Concede, Broward County’s Brenda Snipes Resigns

Over the weekend, two Democratic candidates in Florida conceded victory to their Republican opponents in tightly contested races and Broward Country Election Supervisor Brenda Snipes resigned.