Democrats bar Fox News from 2020 debates over ‘inappropriate’ Trump ties

March 13, 2019

DNC chairman says New Yorker expos on Trump ties to Fox News cast doubt on networks ability to hold fair and neutral debates The Democratic party’s governing body has announced it will not question Fox News to host any of its televised primary debates during the 2020 US presidential race, quoting a recent report detailing the republican network’s close rapport with Washington Post. ” I believe that a key pathway…


Democratic oversight is ‘bullshit’: Trump goes off-script at CPAC

March 5, 2019

President seeks rebound after North koreans and Cohen reversals, slamming Russia investigation and Green New Deal Donald Trump sought to regain his ground after a torrid week with a fiery speech applying two of his favourite tactics: moving off script and hurling insults at opponents. Basking in adulation at the Green New Deal“, attacked by Republicans as expensive and bound to curtail automobiles and aircrafts. Trump said sarcastically:” I guess…


Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump dismissed

November 14, 2018

Federal judge likewise ordered adult film performer to salary Trumps legal costs, but has still not been fixed an amount A defamation lawsuit filed by adult film actor Stormy Daniels against Donald Trump has been rejected by a federal courtroom, with the magistrate saying the tweet at the heart of the case was protected by free speech laws. Daniels, whose real identify is Stephanie Clifford, has said she had a…


The midterms minute: Democrats have more money than they can spend

November 13, 2018

In todays politics report: Democrats have too much fund; Republicans are echoing Democratic messaging; and Alabama has another Roy Moore-style race Good evening, I’m Ben Jacobs with the most recent from Washington and beyond. If you’re not already receiving the midterms minute by email, Sign up for the latest on the US midterm elections Democrats have too much fund The massive fundraising drag by Democrat means that candidates in key…


Political ads study finds the right favors Google, the left Facebook and Twitter

November 5, 2018

An analysis received Donald Trump had the largest number of ads while Senate candidate Beto ORourke was “the worlds largest” spender Left-leaning organizations are predominating political ads on Facebook and Twitter while rightwing advertisers are outspending liberal groups on Google, according to brand-new research. Computer scientists at the New York University( NYU) Tandon School of Engineering analyzed more than 884,000 recentpolitical ads on the three social media websites. They found…


‘Women are watching’: Kavanaugh hearing focuses activists’ anger

October 29, 2018

Supreme court drama has brought survivors of sexual abuse and political organizers together. The next target is the midterms The # MeToo movement has landed on the doorstep of one of “the worlds largest” venerated American institutions, the supreme court of the united states. In doing so, it has given girls even more fuel for the fight. On Thursday, in agencies, bars and classrooms, Americans paused to watch Dr Christine…


Mommy dearest: a psychiatrist puts Donald Trump on the couch

October 21, 2018

Dr Justin Frank reckons the president has an erotic affection to his daughter and a fixation with faeces and dirt It all begins with the mother. This is the opening line of Mary Anne MacLeod , who arrived in New York from the Outer Hebridean island of Lewis in 1930. After six years as a domestic worker and nanny, she married the property developer Fred Trump and they had five…


Thousands at risk from rightwing push to purge eligible voters from US rolls

October 8, 2018

Conservative groups such as Pilf publish voters details online in what experts say amounts to insidious modern-day intimidation In June last year, Luis, a resident of Virginia, was astonished to discover that his name and personal details, including home address, had been posted on the internet by a group known as the Public Interest Legal Foundation (Pilf). Luiss data had been released by the group, along with hundreds of other…


Love of Trump covers a multitude of sins for Christian conservatives

October 7, 2018

The president may cut an unlikely figure as Gods instrument but attendees of the Values Voter Summit feel he is delivering and feel that they, too, are mocked by the mainstream media As the Bible tells it, David committed adultery with Bathsheba and orchestrated the death of her husband. But it didnt mean he wasnt a good warrior or a good king, says Nancy Allen. The Bible says love covers…


Are polls broken? Democrats’ unforeseen wins pose urgent question

September 14, 2018

Polling underestimated the strengths of certain Democratic nominees in a number of primaries this year inaccuracies that could affect the midterm elections held in November In the Florida Atlantic University poll, he was tied for third. In the pollsters for neighbourhood WBUR. Ben Jealous and Stacey Abrams , non-white gubernatorial nominees in Maryland and Georgia, likewise beat the numbers. If comparable blind spots persevere through the general elections this November,…


Jeremy Hunt calls for fresh EU sanctions against Russia

September 9, 2018

UK foreign secretary will advise US president to tighten rules on online election advertising Jeremy Hunt has urged the EU to stand shoulder to shoulder with flight MH1 7 was shot down over Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. After the Salisbury attempts, the EU recollected its envoy to Moscow and issued a common declaration that it was ” highly likely” Russia was responsible. one-to-one summit with Putin in…


This mafia style of government makes Trump a role model for all autocrats | Jonathan Freedland

September 9, 2018

Punishing critics like John Brennan is part of the US presidents ongoing abuse of power and normalisation of autocracy, says the Guardian columnist Jonathan Freedland More than 18 months into his presidency, Donald Trump’s modus operandi- and the threat it represents- is clear. His working method is that of the mafia boss and gangland chieftain, daily wielding his strength to reconcile ratings, teach lessons and crush dissent. Anyone who’s seen…


‘Truth isn’t truth’: Giuliani trumps ‘alternative facts’ with new Orwellian outburst

September 6, 2018

Presidents lawyer deters up attack on Mueller investigation, producing NBC host Chuck Todd to say: This is going to become a bad meme When the definitive record of Donald Trump’s presidency comes to be written, many years hence, 11.02 am working on Sunday 19 August 2018 will surely be granted a special mention. It was the moment when the phrase was coined that might be said to sum up the…


Trump admits son met Russian in 2016 for information on Clinton

August 31, 2018

Trumps remarks come as one of his solicitors alert special counsel against are seeking to violence chairperson to be interviewed Donald Trump has admitted for the first time that his son met a Kremlin-connected lawyer in 2016 to collect information about Hillary Clinton, but insists the gather was legal. In one of a series of Sunday morning tweets issued under apparent reaction to a Fake News reporting, a complete fabrication,…


Tulsi Gabbard: how a progressive rising star is a paradox for the left

August 27, 2018

The Hawaii congresswoman is backed by Bernie Sanders, but her controversial rulings have some liberals miffed Tulsi Gabbard, an Iraq War veteran who constructed record in 2012 as the first Hindu elected to the US Congress, has cemented herself as a rising star within the Democratic party. She has the support of Bernie Sanders, the de facto leader of the progressive motion, and boastings of endorsements from a string of…


Trumps base may not like him, but theyre not about to ditch him | Gary Younge

August 26, 2018

Even after his stormy week with Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, the presidents popularity has maintained, says Guardian columnist Gary Younge There was a hour , not that long ago, when serious allegations that a chairman had had an with a porn performer only a few months later would have been a career-ending scandal. During the impeachment hearings following the revelations that President Bill Clinton had had an affair with…


Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders ejected from Virginia restaurant

July 21, 2018

In week of controversy over household separation policy, staffer announces she was asked to leave because I work for POTU The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, claimed on Saturday that she was hurled out of a restaurant because she works for Donald Trump. Social media erupted, with some lavishing kudo on the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, for taking a moral stand. Others sympathetic to the chairman exhorted…


The death of truth: how we gave up on facts and ended up with Trump

July 18, 2018

Truth decay has been spreading for decades. How can we stop alternative realities from bringing down democracy, questions Michiko Kakutani Two of the most monster regimes in human history came to power in the 20 th century, and the two are determined in accordance with the violation and despoiling of true, on the knowledge that cynicism and weariness and anxiety can make people susceptible to the lies and false-hearted promises…


Demagogues and charlatans are stoking fear, says Joe Biden

July 9, 2018

Former US vice-president compares situation to 1930 s as migration convulses politics The former US vice-president Joe Biden has accused” demagogues and charlatans” of stirring up voters’ horrors just as they did in the 1930 s as the issue of migration threshes politics on both sides of the Atlantic. Biden, seen as a potential Democratic party candidate against Donald Trump in 2020, did not mention the US president by identify…


Hillary Clinton says Trump’s family separation policy ‘worse than her worst fears’

July 9, 2018

Clinton accused Trump of withdrawing on his hardline immigration policy only because even for him the optics were terrible Hillary Clinton has spoken up to slam Donald Trump’s ” zero-tolerance ” immigration policy of separating households when they cross the US border illegally as” truly, unimaginably brutal “. She also hinted that perhaps his official visit to Britain next month should not plow ahead” until “their childrens” are reunited” with…