Category: Politics

Rep. Slotkin on Russia Offering Bounties To Kill Americans: ‘Mind-Blowing’ That this Was Left Unanswered

Rep. Slotkin on Russia Offering Bounties To Kill Americans: ‘Mind-Blowing’ That this Was Left Unanswered

Among those lawmakers of both parties on Capitol Hill angered by a report that Russian operatives paid Afghan insurgents bounties for targeting American troops is a House Democrat who is a former CIA officer and Defense Department official.
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.
Columnist Clarence Page on Juneteenth Rallies, Protests: ‘This Younger Generation Giving Me a Lot of Hope for the Future’

Columnist Clarence Page on Juneteenth Rallies, Protests: ‘This Younger Generation Giving Me a Lot of Hope for the Future’

The Black Lives Matter protests have been a real historical watershed moment in US history, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist Clarence Page.
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.
‘Morning Joe’ Speculates About Trump’s Health: ‘Stumble for Stumble … Even Worse’ than Joe Biden

‘Morning Joe’ Speculates About Trump’s Health: ‘Stumble for Stumble … Even Worse’ than Joe Biden

Donald Trump's recent shocking demonstrations of ill-health at the US Military Academy at West Point take the spotlight off any gaffes by Democrat Joe Biden, and squarely on Trump in terms of fitness for office, according to the hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe.
Infectious Disease Doctor: Ignore Mask and Social Distancing Guidelines and the ERs Will Fill Up

Infectious Disease Doctor: Ignore Mask and Social Distancing Guidelines and the ERs Will Fill Up

As cases of COVID-19 have started to spike up in a number of US states, an infectious disease expert has reminded Americans to continue wearing masks and practicing social distancing.