Bre Payton
Bre Payton
Bre Payton, Staff Writer
Bre Payton is the culture and millennial politics reporter 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, Washington Times, Daily Signal, WORLD Magazine, and The Daily Caller to name a few. A native Californian, Bre traded her west coast sunshine for an east coast newsroom. 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.
Read The #MeToo Article By A Rape Survivor That A Texas Attorney Was Fired For Posting On Facebook

A top lawyer resigned from the Texas Attorney General’s Office just hours after posting a Federalist article criticizing aspects of the #MeToo movement. 

Fusion GPS Paid Top DOJ Official’s Wife To Dig Up Dirt On Trump

Court documents reveal the opposition research firm at the heart of the Russia collusion case hired the spouse of a newly demoted Justice Department official to dig up dirt on Trump. 

Claws Out: Chelsea Handler Attacks Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s Appearance Again

Comedian Chelsea Handler is doubling down on her attacks on White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s physical appearance.

Franken: I’m Resigning From The Senate Even Though I Didn’t Do Anything Wrong

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) announced Thursday he plans to resign from office amid numerous allegations that he acted inappropriately and sexually harassed multiple women.  

Mueller Investigator Personally Represented Ben Rhodes, Clinton Foundation

An investigator involved in special counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating President Trump personally represented the Clinton Foundation and was Ben Rhodes’s attorney.

Seven Female Senators Call On Al Franken To Resign

Sen. Al Franken’s office has announced that the Democratic senator will make an announcement Thursday amid calls for his resignation. 

Watch Chelsea Handler Call Sarah Huckabee Sanders A ‘Whore’

‘One day she has no makeup on at all, the next she has six-foot-long eyelashes, she’s got cleavage and summer whore lipstick all over her face.’

What We Know About The Dismissed FBI Agent Who Interviewed Michael Flynn

A top FBI official heavily involved in the Russia probe was removed from the case several months ago for exhibiting an anti-Trump, pro-Hillary bias. 

Tarring Ivanka’s Outfits In India Is A Mean-Spirited, Politically Motivated Cheap Shot

The New York Times is not happy that Ivanka Trump wore Indian-inspired garb during her diplomatic visit to India. Get a life.

U.S. Senate Passes Republican Tax Reform Bill

In the early hours of Saturday morning, the U.S. Senate passed a tax reform bill with a vote of 51-49.

If Mere ‘Contact’ With Foreigners Is A Crime, Obama Should’ve Been Locked Up In 2008

President Trump and his associates contacted foreign dignitaries before he took office. If that is a crime, Barack Obama is also guilty. 

Sophia, The Nightmarish Talking Robot, Says She Won’t Kill Humans, Wants A Family Of Her Own

Sophia, the talking robot from your nightmares come to life, has said she definitely does not plan to kill all mankind She also wants a family of her own.

Top Democrat: Politicians Shouldn’t Have To Resign Over Sex Assault Allegations

On Wednesday, reporters asked two top Democrats why congressmen accused of sexual assault are not resigning from office, unlike leaders in the private sector.

Meet The First Woman With Down Syndrome To Compete In The Miss Minnesota USA Pageant

A 22-year-old Minnesota woman made pageant history by being the first contestant with Down Syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota pageant.

Mick Mulvaney Just Savaged The CFPB In His First Press Conference As Director

‘I’m just learning about the powers that I have as acting director. They would frighten most of you.’

Sen. Tom Cotton: Fire CFPB Employee For Going Rogue Against Trump Nominee

‘The Constitution and the law must prevail against the supposed resistance.’

Here’s The Most Insane Media Reactions To The Allegations Against Sen. Al Franken

After a news anchor accused Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) of sexually assaulting her in 2006, some of those in the press have reacted rather bizarrely. Here’s a list of the most insane responses yet.

Corruption Trial Against Sen. Bob Menendez Ends In Mistrial

After six days of jury deliberations, the felony corruption trial against Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) has ended in a mistrial. 

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Woman In 2006

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) says he does not remember forcibly kissing a woman and groping her breasts as she slept, but he is sorry anyway.

Biden: Hero Who Stopped Texas Church Shooter Was Wrong To Have A Gun

Joe Biden says the hero who stopped the Texas church shooter earlier this month should not have been allowed to carry an AR-15.