Bre Payton
Bre Payton
Bre Payton, Staff Writer

Bre Payton was a staff writer for The Federalist. She wrote on subjects ranging from Kanye West to Supreme Court rulings, to 2016 and breaking news. She appeared on Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, NPR, BBC World News, among others, and her work was featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Daily Signal, and WORLD Magazine, to name a few. She had also worked as a reporter for and received her degree in Political Journalism from Patrick Henry College.

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.

‘Creepy Porn Lawyer’ Michael Avenatti Arrested For Domestic Violence

Stormy Daniels’s lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. 

Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Right To Be Angry About Amazon’s New HQ

The democratic-socialist from the Bronx is right. Amazon shouldn’t get billions in tax incentives.

Watch Republican Dan Crenshaw Troll SNL’s Pete Davidson With Ariana Grande Ringtone

Dan Crenshaw appeared on ‘Saturday Night Live’ to bury the hatchet with Pete Davidson and executed a brilliant troll.

Yes, Democrats Are Trying To Steal The Election In Florida

Are Florida’s election officials merely incompetent, or is there a sinister plot afoot to throw the election results towards Democrats?

Democratic Congressman Claims White House Intern Set Up Jim Acosta

‘I believe they had an intern deliberately set up Jim Acosta. I think that was pretty clear.’

Jim Acosta’s Self-Important Martyr Routine Is Growing Stale

Jim Acosta’s arrogant behavior and lies make him an effective tool for the Trump administration, but he’s too full of himself to realize it.