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Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) signed a pledge on Tuesday agreeing to formally run for president in 2020 as a Democrat, a spokesperson for the longtime Independent lawmaker's campaign said. The move came in response to a rule passed by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) last year that anyone seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination must do so as a Democrat. Sanders's supporters viewed the...
Bernie Sanders filed Monday to be a candidate for the Senate in 2024 — as an independent. But last month, Sanders filed as a Democrat for president. It's not unusual for candidates to file with the Federal Election Commission for re-election to their current office, which allows them to begin raising money. Most candidates file shortly after Election Day, in fact. But with Sanders, it...
Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky says he'll vote in favor of a resolution to terminate President Trump's national emergency declaration with regards to the U.S.-Mexico border. Paul's support means the resolution will likely pass the Senate with bipartisan support and could force the president to issue his first veto. Paul's announcement, coming from an-otherwise close ally of the president, lays...
President Donald Trump told an appreciative audience of conservatives Saturday that he will win re-election in 2020 and by a bigger margin than his 2016 victory. He mocked Democrats for their framework to combat climate change and said House lawmakers pushing to expand their investigations of him are "sick." In a wide-ranging speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Trump...
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell declared that God had chosen President Trumpto run against Hillary Clinton at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday. In a speech to the conservative activist conference posted to Twitter by Right Wing Watch, Lindell said Trump's victory in November 2016 was "a miracle" directly caused by divine intervention. “As I stand before you today, I see the greatest president in history....
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges arising from three separate corruption investigations, pending a hearing, Israel's attorney general announced Thursday evening. The announcement, so close to April's general election, marks a dramatic moment in Israeli politics and is a major blow to Netanyahu as he seeks a fifth term in office. He...
For Catholics, child rape is no big deal: Lawyer for convicted child rapist Cardinal Pell asks for leniency because the rapes were “no more than a plain vanilla sexual penetration case.” In yet another demonstration of the complete moral failure of the Catholic Church, Robert Richter, the lawyer for Cardinal Pell, who was recently convicted of raping two choir boys, asked...
She scares them: Conservative Christians claim Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a witch guided by demons and leading an attack against President Donald Trump. Frightened by a smart, articulate, attractive young woman, conservative Christians panic, worried that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is really a witch leading a demonic attack against President Trump. Earlier this month,  Dave Kubal, president of  the Religious Right group Intercessors...
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced a bill Thursday to legalize marijuana across the country. The 2020 presidential hopeful has made criminal justice reform and social justice issues central to his campaign and is framing the marijuana legalization bill as such. “The War on Drugs has not been a war on drugs, it’s been a war on people, and disproportionately people of color and low-income...
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Wednesday got longtime “fixer” Michael Cohen to admit that Donald Trump committed federal and state crimes. Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, was able to get Cohen to testify about federal insurance fraud and local tax fraud in New York and Florida. “I want to ask a little bit...