Category: Left

Pelosi: ‘We Don’t Want Our Children to Take Risk to Go to School’

Pelosi: ‘We Don’t Want Our Children to Take Risk to Go to School’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi clapped back at Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who began this week demanding that all of the nation's schools re-open this fall in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Deborah Birx: States with Surges Should Return to Phase One Guidelines

Dr. Deborah Birx: States with Surges Should Return to Phase One Guidelines

With the novel coronavirus pandemic surging across the United States, and cases of COVID-19 spiking in Florida and several other states, the White House coronavirus response coordinator is recommending that those states pull back in their "re-opening" protocols.
White House Reporter: People Around Trump Are Concerned He’s Talking to an ‘Increasingly Smaller Portion of the Country’

White House Reporter: People Around Trump Are Concerned He’s Talking to an ‘Increasingly Smaller Portion of the Country’

There's a growing concern among those who work for Donald Trump that his messages are not proving to be successful in bolstering his re-election effort, according to the White House reporter for the Associated Press.
Historian Meacham: America Has Followed the ‘Devices and Desires’ of White People’s Hearts

Historian Meacham: America Has Followed the ‘Devices and Desires’ of White People’s Hearts

In the midst of the ongoing national search for racial justice, one of the most prominent American historians is offering the nation a path towards reconciliation.
Scarborough: Trump and the Pandemic Have Made Georgia, Texas and Arizona Competitive in November

Scarborough: Trump and the Pandemic Have Made Georgia, Texas and Arizona Competitive in November

Donald Trump's lackluster response to the novel coronavirus pandemic "has accelerated history" by enabling presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to become competitive in a number of states which otherwise should be reliably in Trump's column, said MSNBC host Joe Scarborough.
Joe Biden: ‘I Cannot Comprehend the Cruelty’ That’s Driving Trump to Get Rid of ObamaCare

Joe Biden: ‘I Cannot Comprehend the Cruelty’ That’s Driving Trump to Get Rid of ObamaCare

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden attacked Donald Trump for directing his administration to ask the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
‘The View’ Rips John Bolton: ‘You Never Said a Word Until Someone Gave You $2 Million’

‘The View’ Rips John Bolton: ‘You Never Said a Word Until Someone Gave You $2 Million’

Hosts of the ABC daytime talk show The View pressed former White House national security adviser John Bolton for holding onto the revelations detailed in his memoir until he got a $2 million book deal, pushing him to answer why he didn’t testify during Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.
W.H. Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor: Pretty Clear Biden’s Stay At Home Strategy Is Working for Him

W.H. Correspondent Yamiche Alcindor: Pretty Clear Biden’s Stay At Home Strategy Is Working for Him

With presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden maintaining a consistent lead over incumbent Donald Trump, perhaps there's something to Biden's more limited approach to public campaigning, according to journalist Yamiche Alcindor.
Nate Silver: ‘Trump Could Absolutely Win Re-Election, But He Definitely Has His Work Cut Out For Him’

Nate Silver: ‘Trump Could Absolutely Win Re-Election, But He Definitely Has His Work Cut Out For Him’

Donald Trump's increasingly looking like the underdog in the 2020 presidential race, but his re-election is not impossible, according to Nate Silver, the well-known political statistician who runs the website FiveThirtyEight.
Schumer: Trump Exec. Order ‘Was a Bunch of Vague Incentives,’ Isn’t Going To Lead on These Issues

Schumer: Trump Exec. Order ‘Was a Bunch of Vague Incentives,’ Isn’t Going To Lead on These Issues

The reforms which Donald Trump included in an executive order he signed Tuesday to respond to the murder of George Floyd in police custody are inadequate to meet the needs of the situation which has spawned protests nationwide, according to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer.