Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor
Mollie Ziegler Hemingway is a senior editor at The Federalist. She is Senior Journalism Fellow at Hillsdale College. A Fox News contributor, she is a regular member of the Fox News All-Stars panel on “Special Report with Bret Baier.” 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 and a 2014 Lincoln Fellow of the Claremont Institute. She is the co-author of a forthcoming book on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Reach her at [email protected]
NYT Reveals FBI Retaliated Against Trump For Comey Firing

A Friday expose from the New York Times reveals that the FBI investigation of Trump for alleged treason was little more than retaliation against the president for lawfully firing an incompetent and ethically challenged FBI director.

Media’s Angry Response To President Trump’s Oval Office Speech Comes Up Short

The Democrats’ theme for the evening was ‘facts, not fear.’ Many major media also adopted the same theme.

Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Policy Is Correct, But Communicated Horribly

The burden of proof should not be with those who seek to return American troops home after the successful vanquishing of a foe, but on those who seek to continue a conflict with no timeline or clear strategy.

William Barr Is Right: Making Comey’s Firing A Crime Will Destroy DOJ

Rod Rosenstein says Barr’s memo didn’t have any influence on Robert Mueller’s probe. It was so sensible, it should have.

Media Conventional Wisdom On The Russia Investigation Is Uninformed And Idiotic

Axios promised highly damning and highly detailed evidence in the Mueller probe. What it delivered instead was warmed-over D.C. conventional wisdom.

NeverTrump Clings To Russia Collusion Conspiracy Theory Despite Lack Of Evidence

The news that former Trump attorney Michael Cohen pled guilty to a process crime was enough to convince them of Trump’s guilt, despite the lack of evidence.

NPR Blatantly Lies About Donald Trump Jr.’s 2017 Senate Testimony

NPR falsely reported Trump Jr. claimed Michael Cohen was not working on a Moscow deal in 2016. In fact, he explicitly confirmed he was, but that a separate deal attempt had already petered out.

Manafort/Assange Drama Proves Media Will Buy Any Russia Conspiracy Story, No Matter Its Flaws

If this story had been true, it would have been proof of the conspiracy theory the Resistance/Media/NeverTrump has peddled without evidence for years, but being upset about it being false means that you’re also guilty!

The DC Establishment Gets Almost Everything Wrong About Trump’s Saudi Posture

Yesterday, President Trump resisted public pressure and declined to significantly reorient American foreign policy in light of Saudi Arabia’s brutal killing of its political opponent Jamal Khashoggi.

Everyone Is Wrong About The Jim Acosta, White House Battle

Jim Acosta’s behavior doesn’t just damage his own reputation, it hurts CNN’s and the entire journalism profession. The White House should avoid turning him into a martyr.

Dispute Between Michelle Obama And Donald Trump Shows Our Need To Forgive

There is something even honorable in the loyalty they each show, one to her family and the other to the military. Still, both would be well advised to avoid saying they will ‘never forgive.’

Florida Vote Scandal Coverage Shows Media-Democrat Complicity. Again.

A media that were something other than the communications leaders of the progressive movement would note that Palm Beach County is violating Florida law.

Incoming Democrat Chairman: Dems Will Go ‘All-In’ On Russia, Impeach Kavanaugh For ‘Perjury’

In post-election chats with various callers while riding the Acela train, House Judiciary Committee ranking member Jerrold Nadler revealed plans to investigate and impeach Justice Brett Kavanaugh and President Trump.

Why Did Media And Democrats Abandon Their Investigation Into Brett Kavanaugh?

If Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is really a rapist and sexual assailant, as Democrats and media claimed, shouldn’t the story continue to be covered?

NYT: Jeff Sessions Is Doing A Great Job Fighting DOJ’s Liberal Bureaucracy

Intending to paint Jeff Sessions negatively, the Times accidentally paints a diligent and effective agency head who is achieving results over the objections of a large, entrenched, and politically extreme bureaucracy.

Tennessee Senate Race Shows There Is No Such Thing As A Moderate Democrat In 2018

While the national media encourage the radicalization of the Democratic Party and highlight how that radicalization excites its base in liberal states, the result is the crushing of moderate Democratic pols.

Trump’s Kavanaugh Apology Showed True Presidential Leadership

God-willing, Brett Kavanaugh will serve on the court for a long time and his name will be on rulings. It was important for President Trump, as the leader of the United States, to apologize to protect the institution’s legitimacy.

Top Conservatives To WaPo: Stop ‘Dishonest’ Label Of Jennifer Rubin As ‘Conservative’

‘It is nearly impossible to discern any conservatism in Rubin’s contemporary writing,’ top conservative leaders said in an October 3 letter to the Washington Post editorial board. 

The New York Times Preparing Hit Piece On Brett Kavanaugh For Party Planning

Multiple sources tell The Federalist that the New York Times is prepping yet another attack piece on Brett Kavanaugh for his party planning efforts in the 1980s.

Ryan Lizza’s Hit Piece On Devin Nunes’ Extended Family Is Deeply Flawed

Nunes doesn’t have a secret. He’s not a hypocrite on immigration policy. And the ‘weird’ Iowans Lizza met had actually just found out he’d recently been fired from his job for sexual misconduct.