Michael joined CNSNews.com in 2007. He has worked as a writer for The McLaughlin Group; associate editor of Consumers' Research magazine; associate editor of Human Events; editorial page editor of The Lima News; journalism fellow for The Phillips Foundation; editorial writer and national issues reporter for Investor's Business Daily; and editorial director of the Cato Institute. Michael's reporting has been cited/published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New York Post, The Drudge Report, the Mark Levin Show, Fox Nation, Washington Times, National Review, Associated Press, Scripps Howard, CBS, ABC, and Congressional Quarterly, among other outlets, including the following books: The Vision of the Anointed by Thomas Sowell; The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism From West to East: California and The American Scene by Stephen Schwartz; The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors by Eric Breindel and Herbert Romerstein; and Sacred Secrets: How Soviet Intelligence Operations Changed America by Jerrold and Leona Schecter. Michael graduated with Special Honors in English (B.A.) from the University of Chicago. He lives with his wife, Claire, and their five children in Virginia.

My Articles

February 10, 2017, 3:39 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) -- As part of his plan to fight crime and violence in the United States, President Donald Trump stressed that the wall along the southern border "will be a big help," and he added that he is implmenting a "zero tolerance police for acts of violence against law enforcement." 
February 10, 2017, 2:25 PM EST
President Donald Trump. (AP) 
February 8, 2017, 1:22 PM EST
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February 7, 2017, 3:14 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) -- On the day that Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the Secretary of Education, House Representative Thomas Massie introduced a short bill to abolish the Department of Education, which was established under the Carter administration in 1980. 
February 7, 2017, 12:37 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) -- Several hours after President Donald Trump spoke to CENTCOM at MacDill Air Force Base and noted a "very, very dishonest press doesn't want to report" on radical Islamic terrorism, or seek to downplay it, the White House released a list of 78 terrorist attacks. White House Pess Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump believes many of these incidents were "under-reported."
January 27, 2017, 3:41 PM EST
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January 27, 2017, 12:06 PM EST
Vice President Mike Pence. (AP) 
January 26, 2017, 4:45 PM EST
(CNSNews.com) -- After stating that his executive immigration order will establish a new office in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to support victims of crime committed by illegal aliens, President Donald Trump named six Americans who had been killed by illegals and asked their family members to stand and be recognized during his speech Wednesday at DHS headquarters.