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 Watchdog.org 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.
Top FBI Agents Discussed Taking It Easy On Hillary: ‘She Might Be Our Next President’

In a batch of newly released text messages, it appears at least two FBI agents were worried about fully investigating Hillary Clinton.

After He Was Called ‘Ultra-Right Wing,’ Mike Rowe Thought He Was Fired From The Science Channel

In an interview with Tucker Carlson, Mike Rowe explained how he thought he got fired from narrating a show on the Science Channel, after a critic called him a ‘science-doubting, ultra-right-wing conservative.’

Top Senate Democrat: The House Intel Memo Is Sloppy And Baseless. Also, I’ve Not Read It

‘I have not seen the memo, but I think it is sloppy, careless, and again, I think has no grounding in fact.’

Tarte Cosmetics Learns It Doesn’t Pay To Ignore Women Of Color

Last week, Tarte rolled out its new Shape Tape Foundation — an all-over-face counterpart to the brand’s much-loved Shape Tape Concealer.

Cecile Richards Reportedly Leaving Planned Parenthood Amid Federal Investigation

Cecile Richards is reportedly stepping down from her role as president of Planned Parenthood, amid a federal investigation into the nation’s largest abortion provider. 

Grassley Accuses DOJ Of Ongoing Obstruction, Calls For Full Release Of House Intel Memo

‘Steele, who was working for Fusion GPS, who was working for the DNC and the Clinton campaign, was working with the Russians. So, who was actually colluding with Russians? It’s becoming more clear.’

Senate Homeland Security Chairman: Mueller In No Position To Properly Investigate FBI Corruption

‘Robert Mueller used to run the FBI. He is in no position to do an investigation over this kind of misconduct. I think at this point in time we probably should be looking at a special counsel to undertake this investigation.’

Mom Killed In Crash On Her Way To Hospital To Give Birth, Baby Miraculously Survives

Desiree Strout of Canaan, Maine, was killed in a car crash while driving to the hospital to deliver her third child. The baby survived.

Gowdy On Missing FBI Texts: ‘Today We Saw A Text About Not Keeping Texts’

Reps. Trey Gowdy and John Ratcliffe revealed new details about the text messages exchanged between two FBI agents kicked off the Trump investigation.

Watch Meghan McCain Eviscerate Ana Navarro During A Heated Debate On The Shutdown

‘Ana, it’s really difficult for me to understand sometimes why you still consider yourself a Republican.’

Watch John Dickerson Sign Off From CBS’s ‘Face The Nation’

During Sunday’s broadcast of ‘Face The Nation,’ CBS’s John Dickerson signed off for the last time from his duties as host of the iconic weekly talk show. 

10 Things We Saw At The 2018 Women’s March In Washington DC

Thousands of women marched a second time in major cities across the nation on Saturday. Here’s what we saw in Washington, D.C.

7 Things We Saw At The March For Life In Washington DC

Thousands of pro-lifers descended upon Washington DC Friday afternoon for the 45th annual March For Life. We went to check it out. Here are some of the things we saw. 

Ellen Pompeo Is Now TV’s Highest-Paid Actress. Here’s Her Salary Negotiation Advice

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star Ellen Pompeo said women need to speak up to get paid what they deserve. 

Woman Behind Aziz Story Attacks Ashleigh Banfield’s Age, Lipstick In Nasty Email

Babe.net reporter Katie Way mocked the HLN anchor’s lipstick and highlights, writing of Banfield in the email, ‘she DISGUSTS me.’

California’s LGBT Travel Ban Bars Students From NASA Rocket Competition

Students belonging to a rocketry club at a California community college won’t be allowed to compete in NASA’s highly competitive Student Launch project due to a newly enacted state travel ban.

Condi Rice Worries #MeToo Will Turn Women Into Snowflakes And Alienate Men

‘Let’s not turn women into snowflakes, let’s not infantilize women.’

Watch Caitlyn Smith Bring Down The House On Jimmy Fallon’s NBC Show

The songwriter who’s penned hits for Meghan Trainor and Dolly Parton performed ‘Contact High.’

10 Of The Dumbest Questions Reporters Asked During Trump’s Health Press Conference

The White House physician told reporters on Tuesday that Donald Trump was in ‘excellent’ health. But the press corps asked a lot of dumb questions anyway.

Alton Sterling’s Family To Reconcile With Widows Of Slain Police Officers In MLK Day Meeting

‘People get overwhelmed by senseless violence and think they can’t fix it, but they can reconcile and heal and forgive.’