Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor
Mollie Ziegler Hemingway is a senior editor at The Federalist. A longtime journalist, her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian, the Washington Post, CNN, National Review, GetReligion, Ricochet, Christianity Today, Federal Times, Radio & Records and many other publications. Mollie was a 2004 recipient of a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship. Reach her at [email protected]
The FBI’s Briefing On The GOP Baseball Shooting Couldn’t Have Been More Bizarre

The FBI tried to claim that the shooting at the baseball field was spontaneous and had no target, despite all evidence to the contrary.

To New York Times, Bipartisanship Means Blaming GOP When Both Democrats And Republicans Are Shot

A New York Times editorial blames Republicans for violence against Democrats despite no relationship, and blames Republicans for violence against Republicans when the perpetrator is a progressive activist.

James Comey Has A Long History Of Questionable Obstruction Cases

From Martha Stewart to Frank Quattrone to Steven Hatfill, former FBI director James Comey has left a long trail of highly questionable obstruction of justice cases that he used to make a name for himself.

Comey Confirms He Thrice Told President Trump He Was Not Being Investigated

The written testimony of former FBI Director James Comey discusses five conversations he had with Donald Trump, beginning on January 6.

Don’t Listen to Marco Rubio. Go Out And Make Some Babies

Marco Rubio’s statement contradicts some of the best advice my father ever gave me: If you wait until you have enough money to have children, you will never have children.

Did The Male Insecurity Of France’s President Doom The Paris Deal?

The media cheered when French President Macron shook U.S. President Trump’s hand really hard. Now they’re reporting it helped doom their beloved Paris deal.

Trump Plans To Exempt Little Sisters Of The Poor From Obamacare Abortifacient Mandate

While a reprieve from the mandate would be another victory for the Little Sisters, their court battle would continue since subsequent administrations could issue new rules returning the fines.

New York Times Parrots Democratic Spin On Death Threats, Scuffle In Texas Legislature

There is video of Democratic lawmaker Poncho Nevárez putting his hands on Matt Rinaldi and seemingly initiating the scuffle. The New York Times report suggests the opposite.

The Media Spreads Fake News About Ivanka Trump

Journalists, pundits, and activists rewrite the facts of a World Bank fund to suggest hypocrisy from the president and corruption by Ivanka Trump.

Tips For Reading Washington Post Stories About Trump Based On Anonymous Leaks

In the midst of an active shooter situation, we have tips for how to judge breaking news. We need similar tips to manage anti-Trump breaking news.

6 Quick Takeaways From Trump’s Firing Of FBI Director Comey

Donald Trump fired unpopular FBI director Jim Comey for cause. This is not a coup, as critics claim, and investigations will continue.

Trump’s Tweets Don’t Excuse Media Ignoring Obama Surveillance Story

The media need to separate anger over Trump’s unfounded wiretap tweets from legitimate questions about Obama administration surveillance.

Top Senator: Wait, The Firm Behind Trump Dossier Was Funded By Russia?

Senators want answers about a Justice Department complaint that the opposition research firm behind the debunked Trump dossier was funded by Russians.

Coup Against Jim DeMint Threatens To Tear Apart Heritage Foundation

The power struggle at the Heritage Foundation could upend Republican politics and put millions of dollars at DC’s most influential think tank on the line.

Trans Activists Want To Destroy This Trump Appointee For Not Being A Radical

Roger Severino has a lengthy track record defending civil rights in the Obama administration. But his work on religious liberty bothers trans activists.

Did The FBI Use Garbage Opposition Research To Spy On An American?

The FBI spied on a Trump associate. Do they have evidence that Trump colluded with Russians, or was this a rampant abuse of power?

Sean Spicer Said Something Stupid. That Doesn’t Make Him A Holocaust Denier.

No, Sean Spicer did not deny the Holocaust. But his Hitler comparisons could be a problematic sign of Trump’s changing foreign policy.

How Basic Economics Could Have Helped United Avoid Its PR Disaster

United upset people when it dragged a ticketed passenger off an overbooked flight to make room for crew. Understanding economics could have helped them.

Sorry, Democrats, The Obama Spying Scandal Isn’t Going Away

Devin Nunes stepped away from the Russia probe. But he’s still investigating the Obama administration’s leak campaign against the Trump administration.

The Case for Strikes In Syria Is Better Than The Case For War

President Trump once said the U.S. should stay out of Syria. Then he bombed airbases there. The case for strikes is better than the case for all out war.