Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Kavanaugh Accuser Outlines Conditions to Testify

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the professor accusing President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, may end up testifying after all. Attorneys for Dr. Ford said she’s too busy dealing with death threats…

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Biden on Hill Hearings: ‘What the Devil Have We Learned?’

Friday, September 21st, 2018

Former Vice President Joe Biden apologized to Anita Hill Friday for not stopping senators from grilling her during hearings he held on Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court confirmation, though he stopped short…Photo Credit: Bettmann via Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Trump: Senate Should ‘Get On’ With Kavanaugh Hearing

Friday, September 21st, 2018

President Donald Trump said Thursday that it’s time for the Senate to “get on with it” as the Judiciary Committee works to schedule a hearing to consider Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation that Supreme…Photo Credit: John Locher/AP

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Facebook to Scale Back Political Campaign ‘Embeds’

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Facebook said on Thursday it would cut back the on-site support staff that it has provided in the past to political campaigns including President Donald Trump’s in 2016, NBC News reported.Facebook said in…Photo Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP (File)

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Protesters Opposed to Kavanaugh Gather at Capitol Hill

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Protesters gathered at Capitol Hill Thursday to urge the Senate to reject the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Many of the protesters said they were survivors of sexual assault.

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More Oppose Kavanaugh Confirmation Than Support It: Poll

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

More American voters now oppose Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination than support it after he was accused of committing sexual assault while he was in high school, with opposition increasing 9 points since…Photo Credit: EFE/Getty Images

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China, Russia Aim for ‘Desirable World Order’

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

After their third meeting in 4 months, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agree their countries relations are “showing dynamic growth.”The two leaders most recently met at…Photo Credit: AP/Valery Sharifulin

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Boy Gets Hug From Trump at Florence Aid Event

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

While handing out meals to Hurricane Florence victims in New Bern, North Carolina, President Donald Trump got a special request — a hug from a young boy who was helping out. Trump obliged

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Trump Offers Full Support for Florence Victims: ‘Nothing Will Be Left Undone’

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

While visiting the areas battered by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, President Donald Trump vowed to provide the area with all the resources they need for a full recovery.

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Sen. Hirono Tells Men to ‘Shut Up and Step Up’

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii addressed “the men in this country” during a Tuesday press conference.

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Restaurant cancels rally featuring Donald Trump Jr. – New York Post

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

New York PostRestaurant cancels rally featuring Donald Trump Jr.New York PostThe manager of a restaurant in Montana canceled a rally to be headed by Donald Trump Jr. and his gal pal Kimberly Guilfoyle for a Republican US Senate candidate because politics aren’t on the menu. “We definitely don’t want to take political sides.CBS poll gives Tester slight edge in Senate raceGreat Falls Tribuneall 152 news articles »

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Trump Says of Sessions: ‘I Don’t Have an Attorney General’

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

President Donald Trump launched an aggressive new attack against Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, going so far as to suggest that his attorney general’s job performance has been so disappointing, it borders on…Photo Credit: Getty Images, File

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Koreas Strike Nuclear Site Deal, With US Condition

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

North and South Korea reached a deal to shut down North Korea’s main nuclear site – on one condition.

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Trump Says ‘Hard’ to Imagine Kavanaugh Did Wrong

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

President Donald Trump called his Supreme Court nominee an “extraordinary man” Wednesday, saying it’s “very hard” for him to imagine anything happened with Brett Kavanaugh.Trump spoke to reporters outside the…Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images, File

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Willie Nelson on Fans Angry Over Beto Rally: ‘We’re Not Happy ‘Til They’re Not Happy’ – Rolling Stone

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Rolling StoneWillie Nelson on Fans Angry Over Beto Rally: ‘We’re Not Happy ‘Til They’re Not Happy’Rolling StoneWillie Nelson was a guest on Tuesday’s installment of The View, sitting down with Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and their co-hosts of the talk show. The brief conversation turned from politics to his longtime friendship with fellow music icon Frank Sinatra.Ted Cruz holds solid lead over Democrat Beto O’Rourke as GOP aims to avoid Texas disaster, new Quinnipiac poll saysCNBCall 371 news articles »

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Trump ‘Feels Terribly’ For Kavanaugh

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he “feels terribly” for Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his family. The Senate is trying to schedule a hearing to hear from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who…

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Senate to Delay SC Vote to Hold Sexual Misconduct Hearing

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

The Senate Judiciary Committee has postponed a crucial vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. The delay comes after an allegation that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl while in…

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Alumnae From Kavanaugh Accuser’s High School Express Support

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

More than 200 alumnae of the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda are said to have signed a letter supporting a classmate who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when they were both…Photo Credit: News4 This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Forget the Politics, the Economy Is a Success Story Says Larry Kudlow – TheStreet.com

Monday, September 17th, 2018

TheStreet.comForget the Politics, the Economy Is a Success Story Says Larry KudlowTheStreet.comAnd the Oscar goes to the economy. So says Larry Kudlow, who replaced Gary Cohn as one of President Donald Trump’s senior economic advisers. Kudlow gave a speech and answered some questions from CNBC’s Becky Quick at the New York Economic …and more »

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‘Little Delay’ Possible on Kavanaugh: Trump

Monday, September 17th, 2018

President Donald Trump said Monday that the vote to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court may take longer than expected following a woman’s claim that the judge sexually assaulted her at a…

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Kavanaugh Accuser Goes Public

Monday, September 17th, 2018

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed and putting his hand over her mouth came out of anonymity for the first time in an interview with the Washington Post.

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Manafort Works For Mueller Now. What Does He Know?

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s decision to plead guilty and cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller could be a game-changer for Mueller investigation and dramatically ratchets up the…Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images, File

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FEMA to Test ‘Presidential Alert’ System Next Week

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Next Thursday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin testing a system that allows President Trump to send messages to most U.S. cellphones. All the major wireless carriers and over 100 mobile…Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images

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Manafort Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Cooperate in Mueller Probe

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday to two conspiracy counts after cutting a deal with prosecutors and agreeing to cooperate with the special counsel’s Russia probe.

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Manafort Strikes Plea Deal With Mueller to Plead Guilty

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has reportedly reached a tentative deal with special counsel Robert Mueller to plead guilty on charges of money laundering and failing to register as a foreign agent.

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Confidential Kavanaugh Info Sent to Federal Investigators

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., confirmed Thursday that she had referred information about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to “federal investigative authorities.”“I have received information from…Photo Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images

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Separated Migrant Families May Get 2nd Shot at Asylum in US

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

The Trump administration has reached a settlement agreement with lawyers representing migrant families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border that may give the families a second chance to claim asylum in the…Photo Credit: U.S. CBP Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP, File

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Trump Denies Puerto Rico Death Toll From Hurricane Maria

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

President Donald Trump denied the updated death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria in a pair of tweets, just as Hurricane Florence was slated to make landfall on the U.S.Photo Credit: Pool

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FEMA Funds Moved to ICE; Trump Admin Criticized by Lawmaker

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

The Trump administration is facing criticism for moving nearly $10 million from the budget of the Federal Emergency Management Agency budget to help fund border enforcement. FEMA chief Brock Long said the funds…

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Reddit Bans Qanon Subreddits After Series of Violent Threats

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Reddit banned one of its largest communities dedicated to discussion of the Qanon fringe conspiracy theory on Wednesday, citing the subreddit’s repeated violations of the network’s content policy.The…Photo Credit: Rick Loomis/Getty Images (File)

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