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El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’

The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his vi...

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’

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El Paso mayor says Trump called him a RINO while visiting grieving city Mayor Dee Margo says the president used the term challenging his Republicanism after he corrected Trump about a crime statistic in his city. It was the first time Trump and he have clashed....
21:26, 08/15/2019

El Paso Mayor Says President Trump Called Him a RINO During Visit to Comfort Shooting Victims El Paso’s Republican mayor said Donald Trump criticized him during the President’s visit to the Texas city last week in the wake of the mass shooting that killed 22 people. Mayor Dee Margo said he told Trump he was spreading “misinf...
20:13, 08/16/2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Trump Can't Help but Try to Reignite an Ancient Feud With the Mayor of El Paso When president Donald Trump visited El Paso last week, he did more than simply force himself into ghoulish photo ops with a community still reeling from the August 3 mass shooting that left 22 people dead, he also made time to be an asshole to the ci...
20:39, 08/16/2019

Trump to visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday: mayor U.S. President Donald Trump is planning to pay a visit to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, four days after a mass shooting that is being investigated by authorities as a hate crime left 22 people dead, Mayor Dee Margo said on Monday....
09:52, 08/06/2019

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well as actions that were corrupt because of his intent....
00:52, 05/24/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romer...
05:52, 05/31/2019

El Paso Suspect's Mom Called Police Worried About Gun Before Shooting According to the lawyers of the family of the suspected El Paso shooter, his mother called the police in their town of Allen, TX, weeks before the shooting out of concern that her son owned an “‘AK’ type firearm,” CNN reported Wednesday....
20:00, 08/08/2019

Mom of alleged El Paso shooter called cops about gun before tragedy: report The mother of the El Paso Walmart shooting suspect called police weeks before the massacre because she was worried about her son owning an AK-style assault rifle, lawyers for the family said Wednesday. The mom wasn’t concerned that Patrick Crus...
08:52, 08/08/2019

8chan Owner Called to Testify Before Congress After El Paso Shooting Congress Tuesday called on the owner of online forum 8chan to testify after the infamous site was linked to a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas that killed 22 people. The House Homeland Security Committee demanded site owner Jim Watkins explain how the...
18:00, 08/07/2019

El Paso Mayor Dee Margo 'gearing up for 20 funerals,' wants to 'bring our city together' El Paso Mayor Dee Margo praised first responders who rushed to the scene of the shooting at a local Walmart that killed 20 people and injured 26 more on Saturday morning and told Fox News he is focused on "making sure that we can bring our city toget...
10:52, 08/04/2019

An Army Soldier Is Being Called a Hero for Saving Children During the El Paso Shooting. He Just Wants to Forget What Happened An army private is being heralded as a hero for his role in saving kids caught in the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, this weekend. Still, his recollection of the shooting highlights the deep trauma gun and police violence have le...
03:26, 08/06/2019

Mother of the El Paso shooting suspect reportedly called police weeks before shooting concerned that her son owned an 'AK' type firearm Associated Press/John Locher The mother of the accused El Paso shooter called Texas police weeks before the shooting after she was worried that her son owned an "AK" type firearm, CNN reported. Despite having flagged the issue to authorities, police...
16:52, 08/08/2019

‘Republican’ group attacking Trump, McConnell funded by liberal Trump critic The ads against President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over election “security” issues have been called “stunning” because they’re from a GOP group....
19:52, 08/02/2019

Trump and de Blasio: As New York City mayor enters the presidential race, Trump gives him the Bronx cheer De Blasio just announced his presidential run. It’s quickly reignited a tabloid-ready, trash-talking feud between the mayor and Trump, longtime brawlers in Gotham’s tough circles....
11:26, 05/18/2019

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
04:13, 06/21/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against members of their own party. Republican Sen. Richard Burr, who chairs the committee, has found himsel...
17:13, 05/10/2019

This Is How Trump Responds When a Republican Jumps Ship Yesterday, Rep. Justin Amash made headlines when he became the first Republican lawmaker to turn on President Donald Trump by acknowledging that the president’s conduct is impeachable, based on a close reading of the Mueller report....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a proud Republican. He voted for George W. Bush twice....
07:26, 07/26/2019

El Paso congresswoman to Trump: Don't come here Rep. Veronica Escobar said Monday that President Donald Trump "is not welcome" in her hometown of El Paso, Texas, as the city recovers from a shopping-complex mass shooting that killed 20 people and injured more than two dozen. "From my perspective, ...
16:39, 08/05/2019

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on politics that puts party over principle....
19:26, 07/04/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideological divide in this country and endangers the physical safety of his political opponents, as is his cus...
04:39, 08/02/2019

Congressman becomes first Republican to accuse Trump of ‘impeachable conduct’ Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said he reached four conclusions after carefully reading the redacted version of Mueller’s report, including that “President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.”...
02:26, 05/19/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Republican Congressman Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ At long last, a Republican member of Congress has spoken out against Donald Trump and acknowledged that the president’s conduct is worthy of impeachment....
03:00, 05/19/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
09:26, 05/19/2019

Justin Amash becomes first Republican to back Trump impeachment Michigan congressman: Mueller ‘identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice’The Michigan congressman Justin Amash has called for Donald Trump to be impeached, adding a first Republican voice to a growi...
01:13, 05/20/2019

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
05:26, 07/18/2019

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
05:26, 07/16/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan, tweeted Saturday that impeachment “should be undertaken only in extraordinary circumstances,&...
17:26, 05/19/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues in his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wednes...
04:26, 07/17/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs....
15:39, 05/12/2019

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day ear...
05:52, 06/14/2019

Donald Trump Jr.’s No-Shows Led to Subpoena, Republican Senator Says Allies of Mr. Trump have mounted a campaign to quash a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, putting intense pressure on its chairman, Richard M. Burr....
06:13, 05/14/2019

Trump’s Reelection Campaign Disputes Trump Called Meghan Markle ‘Nasty’... By Posting Audio of Him Calling Her ‘Nasty’ Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Twitter account was lampooned by social media on Saturday for being as dumb as Donald himself. The Official “Trump War Room” claimed it was “fake news” that Trump had labeled Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, as “na...
01:52, 06/03/2019

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. ...
09:52, 08/15/2019

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thursday he is quitting the GOP....
02:39, 07/05/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who grew disillusioned with his party after the 2016 election. Charles Leazott, 46, is a graphic designer ...
18:26, 07/26/2019

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax and witch hunt....
02:13, 07/25/2019

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becoming “disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it.” “Today,...
23:13, 07/04/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they should "go back" to their "crime infested" countries and all of them agreed that Trump's attack was not r...
07:52, 07/18/2019

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day of creation, Donald Trump has recast the Republican party in his own image. Aggrieved and belligeren...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
15:13, 05/21/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-skilled workers, a senior administration official sai...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous remarks by Steve King, the longtime Iowa congressman ...
10:13, 08/16/2019

Trump sexual assault allegation should be investigated, say Republican duo – live Senators Mitt Romney and Joni Ernst say ‘very serious allegation’ from E Jean Carroll should be ‘fully evaluated’ – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.34pm BST Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort is ex...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Trump lashes out at Justin Amash after Republican talks of impeachment Mitt Romney declines to join calls for Congress to actNo holds Barred: Trump pushes for imperial presidencyAs Donald Trump opened fire on Justin Amash, the Michigan representative who became the first Republican in Congress say he had engaged in “imp...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek......
13:52, 08/02/2019

Rep. Justin Amash Becomes the First Republican Congressman to Call For Trump’s Impeachment Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) called for Donald Trump’s impeachment after reading the full unredacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller regarding Russia’s illegal involvement with the 2016 US elections. Amash is the first Republican congressma...
23:26, 05/19/2019

Will Hurd, Trump critic and only black House Republican, to retire Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining members of his party in Congress critical of Donald Tr...
05:00, 08/02/2019

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
14:52, 07/16/2019

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.” Trump made a statement on Twitter Tuesday evening...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartisan job....
05:00, 07/30/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
08:13, 05/06/2019

| El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away after shooting Residents in majority-Hispanic El Paso have told US President Donald Trump to stay away amid fury over his anti-immigration rhetoric as he struggles to unite the country in the wake of mass shootings that killed 31 people....
11:26, 08/07/2019

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security The rift has rekindled debate over lawmakers’ roles in matters of war and peace and pointed up deep concerns among some Republicans, who are normally loath to criticize the president over national security....
03:39, 06/22/2019

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, or a good-hearted person with a soul and decent vision....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate can do it?Media pundits and Democratic Party insi...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
20:13, 06/04/2019

Be patient, top Republican senator tells Trump on USMCA trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump should be patient with House Democrats as they work toward approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Senator Charles Grassley, the Republican who heads the powerful Senate Finance Committee, said on Wednesday....
11:00, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
17:00, 08/17/2019

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant With U.S. military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a nonpartisan celebration of America's Independence Day....
07:39, 07/04/2019

Republican Leaders Are ‘Ride or Die’ With President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ There’s literally nothing the President could do to lose the support of of the GOP in Congress, at least according to this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. The sketch, which aired Saturday night, took the form of an episode of MSNBC&...
03:13, 05/13/2019

Republican: I support Trump but not offshore oil drilling. It would hurt my state economy. Politicians and voters in both parties say offshore drilling would threaten Atlantic coast tourism and jobs. President Trump should respect our views.       ...
13:52, 06/24/2019

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone....
23:13, 06/21/2019

Trump lashes out at Rep. Amash after he called for impeachment President Trump lashed out at a Republican congressman who said special counsel Robert Mueller’s report shows Trump committed impeachable offenses, calling him a “loser’ who’s helping the Democrats. “Never a fan of @just...
19:13, 05/19/2019

A Mayor Walks Into Trump Tower. A Circus Follows. Bill de Blasio’s news conference felt like a campaign event, as he fought to be heard over hecklers with a “worst mayor ever” sign and the songs of Tony Bennett....
02:00, 05/14/2019

Florida mayor: Trump hotels should take in migrants A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
18:13, 06/03/2019

Trump’s Trip to Dayton and El Paso: The Back Story The president became frustrated over his news coverage and his angry reaction led to White House-distributed media that focused on him, not people affected by the shootings....
11:39, 08/10/2019

Hundreds rally in El Paso against Trump visit – video Residents of El Paso demonstrated as Donald Trump arrived in the Texas city to pay tribute to the victims of one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent US history. With much of the president’s rhetoric reflected in the El Paso shooter’s anti-immig...
01:39, 08/09/2019

El Paso Shooting Survivors Refused to Meet With Trump There are eight victims of the El Paso shooting still being treated in the city’s University Medical Center, and none of them agreed to meet with President Trump or Texas Sen. Ted Cruz when they visited the city on Wednesday, the Washington Post repo...
20:00, 08/08/2019

Why Democratic congresswoman refuses to join Trump in El Paso Texas Congresswoman Veronica Escobar has “declined” an invitation to join President Trump during his upcoming trip to El Paso — saying she “refuses to be an accessory to his visit” — in the wake of the Walmart shoo...
03:26, 08/07/2019

Heading to El Paso, Trump nixes assault weapons ban U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed legislation to ban assault rifles as politically unfeasible on Wednesday as he prepared to visit the sites of two deadly mass shootings that shocked the country and drew criticism of his anti-immigrant rhetoric....
16:52, 08/07/2019

Rep. Veronica Escobar won’t meet with President Trump in El Paso El Paso, Texas, Democrats have been upfront about their wariness toward President Donald Trump's visit to their city. For at least one lawmaker, that mistrust turned to outright opposition....
18:26, 08/07/2019

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings Trump is visiting with shooting survivors in Dayton before heading to the site of another mass shooting in El Paso. Prior to the trip, Trump said there was "no political appetite" for an assault rifle ban in the US....
19:13, 08/07/2019

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Depart...
00:52, 07/20/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
16:26, 07/04/2019

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
09:52, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 3-Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Depart...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new cha...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Republican Justin Amash faces party's wrath after call to impeach Trump Congressman was dismissed by fellow Republicans and rebuked by Trump after saying he engaged in ‘impeachable conduct’Follow the latest in US politics – liveAs the only Republican in Congress to call for the impeachment of Donald Trump, Justin Amash i...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Pro-Trump Republican aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar charged with felony theft Exclusive: Danielle Stella, reported to support baseless QAnon conspiracy theory, held twice this year over alleged shopliftingA pro-Trump Republican candidate for Congress who is aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar in Minnesota has been charged with a felon...
00:26, 07/26/2019

Republican response muted as Democrats accuse Trump of 'racist' attacks on congresswomen Most of U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans were silent on Monday as he intensified Twitter attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, prompting other Democrats to accuse Trump of racist rhetoric meant to further divide Americans....
18:52, 07/15/2019

Swift election challenge hits U.S. Republican after Trump impeachment remarks: report The first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses drew a 2020 election challenge on Monday from within his own party, the Detroit Free Press reported....
22:00, 05/20/2019

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
02:52, 06/10/2019

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emi...
18:39, 06/05/2019

Trump presses race as 2020 tactic, draws rebuke from Republican governor President Donald Trump, again stoking racial divisions, on Monday renewed his attacks on a black U.S. congressman from Baltimore and slammed black civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton, drawing a rebuke from Maryland's Republican governor and th...
20:39, 07/29/2019

Rep. Amash, who called for Trump’s impeachment, gets primary challenger Two days after GOP Rep. Justin Amash claimed that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, a Michigan state representative has stepped forward to challenge him in the primary election. ​ State Rep. Jim Lower​, calling himself a ​”​pro-Tr...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is shrugging off sharp criticism for tweets branded as racist in which he says four outspoken liberal congresswomen of color should go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. All are U...
15:39, 07/15/2019

Trump admin ‘not big fans’ of UK ambassador who called WH ‘inept’ President Trump said “we are not big fans” of the ​British ambassador to the US who called his administration “inept.” ​“We’ve had our little ins and outs with a couple of countries and I’d say that the UK and the ambassador h...
06:39, 07/08/2019

Trump claps back at Biden after being called a ‘bully’ President Trump hurled verbal jabs at Joe Biden on Friday over NATO, China and the Democratic presidential front-runner’s comments about him as a “bully.” “I don’t think I’m a bully,” the president told reporters on the White House lawn before leavin...
21:26, 07/05/2019

London’s mayor says Trump not worthy of state visit Ahead of President Trump’s state visit to Britain on June 3, Sadiq Khan says he believes the U.S. leader is not “in the same class” as his predecessors Barack Obama and George W. Bush....
04:39, 05/11/2019

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican preside...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed at four Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from....
07:26, 07/17/2019

London’s Mayor Says It’s ‘Un-British to Roll Out the Red Carpet’ for Trump Donald Trump heads to London on Monday for an official three-day visit, but the city’s mayor is making it known that the U.S. president isn’t wanted there....
17:52, 06/02/2019

Beto O’Rourke on Trump and El Paso: 'He is an open, avowed racist' Democratic candidate says president ‘is encouraging racism’O’Rourke: Trump’s rhetoric reminiscent of Third ReichBeto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas representative in the US Houses, was asked by the CNN host Jake Tapp...
19:13, 08/04/2019

The messages left for Trump and his supporters at the El Paso Walmart memorial Several messages have been left for President Donald Trump and his supporters at the El Paso, Texas, Walmart memorial, following the fatal shooting on Saturday there that left 22 people dead and dozens more injured....
23:39, 08/07/2019

Donald Trump’s Own Words Undermine His Case After El Paso Shooting President Donald Trump condemned racism and white supremacy in the wake of two mass shootings that left more than 30 people dead. But experts in presidential rhetoric say his message was undermined by his own racist rhetoric and divisive comments in ...
17:52, 08/06/2019

Two more Texas shooting victims die in attack, Trump to visit El Paso Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump planned a visit to the stricken community....
06:39, 08/06/2019

Trump plans to visit El Paso on Wednesday after mass shooting El Paso Mayor Dee Margo confirmed that President Trump planned to visit the shaken Texas city on Wednesday, as it now mourns the death of 22 people murdered by a racist gunman. The death toll from Saturday’s Walmart massacre increased by two Monday. ...
06:39, 08/06/2019

| Trump condemns white supremacy after El Paso mass shooting US President Donald Trump says the United States must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after a mass shooting in the state of Texas that authorities said appeared to be a racially motivated hate crime....
22:13, 08/05/2019

Trump campaign still owes El Paso more than $500,000 on eve of President's return visit President Donald Trump will travel to El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday to offer his condolences and support to survivors, first responders and local officials in the wake of a mass shooting at a Walmart that left 22 dead. But he'll arrive with a $500,000...
09:26, 08/07/2019

President Donald Trump to visit Dayton, El Paso on Wednesday The White House said Tuesday President Donald Trump will visit communities in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, where gunmen killed more than 30 people in separate attacks last weekend....
09:26, 08/07/2019

Trump to visit El Paso and Dayton despite backlash from local officials El Paso congresswoman warns Trump is not welcome as Dayton mayor encourages protestsDonald Trump is likely to receive a cool reception, at best, when he touches down in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday, three days after a 21-year-old gunman who invoked t...
10:39, 08/07/2019

President Trump Faces Protests During Visit to Dayton and El Paso (DAYTON, Ohio) — Protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country, as he visited survivors of last weekend’s mass sho...
22:26, 08/07/2019

It Sure Seems Like the Trump Campaign Is Trying to Stick El Paso With a $500K Bill for Its Rally President Donald Trump’s long history of screwing contractors and employees out of money seems to be continuing, with a new report claiming his campaign is more than a month late paying back the city of El Paso nearly a half a million dollars in cost...
23:39, 06/03/2019

El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto Echoes Trump’s Language If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society....
07:52, 08/05/2019

In El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto, an Echo of Trump’s Language If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society....
04:39, 08/05/2019

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen, a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows....
03:52, 07/17/2019

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that shield illegal immigrants from deportation – while protecting law enforcement officials who follow fe...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Republican Rep. Justin Amash: Mueller report shows Trump engaged in 'impeachable conduct' U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan became the first sitting Republican in Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
06:52, 05/20/2019

Republican host city Charlotte condemns hate speech after Donald Trump rally The North Carolina city that will host the 2020 Republican convention next summer has passed a resolution condemning hate speech, after a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump generated controversy last week....
21:52, 07/23/2019

Trump Blasts CNN Anchor Over Video Threatening Man Who Called Him 'Fredo' President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted Chris Cuomo for a profanity-laced video showing the CNN anchor threatening to throw a man down the stairs. Trump said the journalist resembled a "total......
06:00, 08/14/2019

"I Never Called Meghan Markle Nasty," Tweets Donald Trump President Donald Trump sparked a new debate in Britain this past week, after calling past comments by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, "nasty," in an interview with the Sun tabloid....
14:00, 06/03/2019

Trump assails Britain's May, ambassador to U.S. who called his administration 'inept' U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador to Washington on Monday while Britain voiced regret for the leak of confidential memos in which the diplomat called Trump's administration "dysfunctional" and "inept."...
05:39, 07/09/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
22:52, 05/25/2019

Donald Trump "Very Surprised" After Son Called To Testify In Russia Probe US President Donald Trump rushed to his son's defence Thursday, saying he was "very surprised" by a Senate panel's order that Donald Trump Jr testify as part of its investigation into Russia election......
01:00, 05/10/2019

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the missile strikes 10 minutes before they were to be executed after being...
16:00, 06/21/2019

UK Envoy Called Trump Administration "Dysfunctional" In Email: Report In leaked emails, the UK's Ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch labelled American President Donald Trump's administration as "inept, insecure and incompetent", a media report said on Sunday....
18:00, 07/07/2019

'I get called a sell-out all the time': Trump's voters of colour speak out What’s it like to be one of the few minority supporters among the president’s overwhelmingly white following?Follow the latest US politics news – liveDonald Trump likes to claim, among other things, that his presidency has been a huge success for non...
17:52, 05/21/2019

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
06:52, 06/16/2019

D.C. mayor asks Trump to pay Fourth of July celebration's $1.7M bill District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has asked President Donald Trump to reimburse the $1.7 million his "Salute to America" Fourth of July celebration cost her government....
05:52, 07/11/2019

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor Mixing pageantry and political pugilism, President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Britain on Monday by drawing a smile from Queen Elizabeth II and stepping up a long-running feud with London’s anti-Trump mayor....
17:26, 06/03/2019

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20 hours....
00:52, 06/16/2019

Trump rips governor of Puerto Rico, San Juan mayor President Trump on Thursday ripped the embattled governor of Puerto Rico, joining a growing chorus of critics that includes entertainer Ricky Martin and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora. The commander-in-chief also took a shot at San Juan Mayor Carme...
01:13, 07/19/2019

The Latest: Trump lands in UK, blasts London mayor in tweet LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 9:10 a.m. President Donald Trump has started his trip to Britain with an attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who says the U.S. leader should not be honored w...
10:26, 06/03/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right" London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Trump Kicks Off British Trip With Tweet Against London Mayor LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with ...
12:52, 06/03/2019

New York mayor threatens to fine Trump Organization over pollution New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is considering a run for the White House in 2020, on Monday threatened to fine the Trump Organization $2.1 million a year starting in 2030 unless the president's business reduces emissions from its buildings....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Mayor calls out worker accused of spitting on Eric Trump CHICAGO (AP) — Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has condemned a cocktail lounge employee who Eric Trump says spit on him. Lightfoot said Thursday she had spoken to Trump, the son of Republican President Donald Trump, and that it was “ver...
03:26, 06/28/2019

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in...
04:39, 08/02/2019

London mayor condemns Trump's 'blatant unashamed racism' London Mayor Sadiq Khan stood up for Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of "The Squad" as he joined dozens of British politicians in condemning US President Donald Trump's "blatant unashamed racism" against the four Democratic congresswomen....
14:52, 07/18/2019

Trump continues to rip London mayor: ‘He hurts the people of this country’ President Trump ripped London Mayor Sadiq Khan, whom he called a “stone cold loser” over the weekend, saying the mayor should not be attacking somebody who can do so much for England. “I don’t think he should be criticizing a ...
17:39, 06/04/2019

Trump says mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton are a 'mental illness problem' The president said he would make a statement on the shootings Monday. Trump said he has spoken to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr and members of Congress....
15:00, 08/05/2019

Trump, 2020 Dems condemn El Paso mass shooting: 'Act of cowardice' President Trump and his potential White House rivals led the political reaction to Saturday's mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas Walmart store, condemning what the president described as "a hateful act."...
17:13, 08/04/2019

Trump planned visit to grieving El Paso stokes debate about his rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump, whose rhetoric about an immigrant "invasion" has alienated many in the predominantly Hispanic city of El Paso, will visit the grieving Texas border town on Wednesday after a gun massacre that killed 22 people....
10:13, 08/07/2019

Trump Bashes Beto's 'Phony' Hispanic Nickname Before Visit to El Paso Before heading off to El Paso, Texas, where a white boy trumped up by divisive language from the highest office in the land took the lives of 22 people and injured dozens more, President Racist Thanos found time to send out one more hateful tweet....
17:39, 08/07/2019

Trump to Visit Dayton and El Paso, Creating Mixed Feelings for Residents Both cities are grieving after mass shootings last weekend, and opinions are divided over whether his arrival will provide comfort or incite rancor. The mood in El Paso is particularly fraught....
09:52, 08/07/2019

President Trump Visits Dayton and El Paso Amid Calls for Gun Control President Donald Trump has visited shooting survivors in Dayton, Ohio, as well as officers who stopped the gunman during a trip Wednesday to the two cities scarred by mass shootings that claimed the lives of 32 people last weekend. His second stop is...
22:26, 08/07/2019

We must call the El Paso shooting what it is: Trump-inspired terrorism | David Schanzer It is staggering to imagine how much more violence this president may motivate if he continues down this deeply disturbing pathLast year, when a rabid, anti-immigrant antisemite murdered 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue, I called it an act of dome...
18:39, 08/05/2019

UPDATE 7-Two more Texas shooting victims die in attack, Trump to visit El Paso Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump planned a visit to the stricken community....
01:52, 08/06/2019

'People are afraid to be Hispanic': Trump visits an angry, grieving El Paso President faces protests as he spends day at sites of mass shootings in Texas and Dayton, OhioDonald Trump arrived in El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday afternoon to pay tribute to the victims of one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent US history.But...
09:13, 08/08/2019

Trump Physically Can't Stop Himself From Chatting Up El Paso Hospital Staff About His Rally During President Donald Trump’s trip to El Paso, TX that local officials didn’t want him to take, the president made some time to connect with hospital staff who responded to the shooting that killed 22 people and injured 24 others....
04:26, 08/09/2019

Fox & Friends Idiot Defends the Language Trump and the El Paso Gunman Both Love to Use The man who traveled across Texas to kill Latinx people is racist. The man who campaigned for president by calling Mexicans drug dealers and rapists is racist. And yet, being that it is a day that ends in y, our favorite Fox & Friends assholes co...
19:00, 08/06/2019

Here's Trump Using a Baby Whose Parents Died Shielding Him in the El Paso Shooting as a Photo Op President Donald Trump’s visit with the survivors and first responders of the El Paso, TX, shooting might have gone to shit, but at least he has this extremely inappropriate photo op with a baby who survived the massacre to show for it....
17:52, 08/09/2019

Trump and Melania to visit El Paso, Dayton Wednesday after mass shootings President Trump and first lady Melania will visit El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday in the wake of two mass shootings in the cities last weekend, the White House said Tuesday. Trump and Melania will touchdown in Ohio at about 10:30 a.m. ...
03:26, 08/07/2019

Democrats Blame Trump in Blunt Language for Mass Shooting in El Paso In August of 2016, then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton condemned Donald Trump for “taking hate groups mainstream,” arguing that he would promote prejudice and paranoia if he were elected. Three years later, the candidates...
21:52, 08/05/2019

Trump thumbs-up photo with orphaned baby in El Paso sparks controversy A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradles a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mass shooting has become a social media talking point days after the first lady posted it on Twitter....
15:52, 08/10/2019

Anger as grinning Trump gives thumbs-up while Melania holds El Paso orphan Backlash over picture posted on first lady’s Twitter accountTwo-month-old’s parents shot dead in attack that killed 22A backlash is building over a picture posted by Melania Trump on Twitter that showed her and Donald Trump smiling broadly while hold...
21:39, 08/09/2019

Words matter. Trump bears a responsibility for El Paso | Lynne Tirrell Promoting violence has always been part of Trump’s brand. The consequences are all too realFrom his campaign rhetoric to his daily onslaught of divisive tweets issued under the banner of the presidential seal, Donald Trump has stoked the flames of wh...
15:26, 08/10/2019

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after shootings, greeted by protesters, supporters President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump's met with victims of the Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, shootings Wednesday as they were greeted with both protests and shows of support....
12:26, 08/08/2019

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
21:26, 05/16/2019

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump— announced on July 4 he is leaving the Republican Party. In an o...
03:39, 07/07/2019

Justin Amash, Lone Republican Calling for Trump’s Impeachment, Quits Conservative Group He Founded (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, has quit the Freedom Caucus of House conservatives, his spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday. The split comes a few weeks after Amash called ...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Trump Loses His Lone Black Republican Face in the House as Texas Rep. Will Hurd Announces Retirement Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of the few dissenting Republican voices against the president and the lone black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday night that he will not seek reelection in 2020....
13:52, 08/03/2019

Flashback: ‘Squad’ member Rashida Tlaib once called for Trump’s deportation President Trump spent the last week battling accusations of racism for his tweets suggesting liberal House lawmakers "go back." But it turns out one of his targets -- Rep. Rashida Tlaib -- had a similar message for him during the 2016 campaign. ...
02:26, 07/24/2019

After 2016 Bible Slip, Trump Lashed Out at ‘So-Called Christians,’ Book Says Donald J. Trump was stung by criticism from evangelicals for referring to Second Corinthians as “Two Corinthians,” and is said to have used an epithet to describe them....
04:13, 07/16/2019

Trump confirms he called off retaliatory Iran attack ‘10 minutes before the strike’ President Trump confirmed early Friday that he called off a retaliatory attack on Iran in response to the downing of a U.S. drone “10 minutes before the strike,” saying the number of expected casualties was not "proportionate" to what Tehran did. ...
16:13, 06/21/2019

Trump called Putin and offered to help with Siberian wildfires — only to get shot down: Kremlin President Trump called Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Wednesday and offered to help tackle wildfires that have been raging through Russia’s Siberia, the Kremlin says. Putin’s office thanked Trump for the offer, but denied US assistance ...
08:13, 08/01/2019

British ambassador who called Trump 'inept' has Theresa May's 'full support' Prime Minister Theresa May's office has reiterated her full support for Britain's ambassador to the United States after President Donald Trump cut off contact with him following the leak of diplomatic cables that branded the U.S. administration as "i...
14:52, 07/09/2019

Rubio hits back at NYT reporter who called him out for ‘smiling’ at Trump rally Senator Marco Rubio hit back at a reporter after he tweeted it was “very strange” to see the Florida senator “smiling and chuckling” at the president’s re-election rally in Orlando Tuesday evening....
09:39, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over concerns that 150 civilians would be killed....
07:13, 06/22/2019

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says she is glad Trump called off Iran strikes U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been "very provocative."...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Charlotte mayor reacts to ‘send her back’ chants from Trump rally CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles has just responded to the ‘send her back’ chants from a Trump rally in North Carolina earlier this week.  President Donald Trump said Thursday he was unhappy with his supporters chanting “s...
08:13, 07/20/2019

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with ...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Trump is a 'global threat,' says Mayor of London, ahead of US President's visit Long-time Trump critic and London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called the US President "one of the most egregious examples of a growing global threat," in an explosive newspaper article published just hours before Trump's first state visit to the UK....
05:52, 06/03/2019

Trump begins UK visit meeting Queen, sparring with London mayor President Trump mixed high-level diplomacy with schoolyard taunts as he arrived early Monday morning at Buckingham Palace as part of a packed overseas agenda that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II and D-Day commemoration ceremonies....
15:39, 06/03/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Says Trump Like A "20th-Century Fascist" Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of "the fascists of the 20th century" in an explosive intervention ahead of the US Presidents......
13:26, 06/02/2019

Death toll from Texas shooting rampage rises to 22, Trump to visit El Paso Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump planned a visit to the stricken community....
09:52, 08/06/2019

Beto O'Rourke says Trump's rhetoric in part to blame for El Paso mass shooting Democratic presidential primary candidate Beto O’Rourke said on Sunday that President Trump’s harsh rhetoric toward immigrants and Latinos was in part to blame for Saturday’s mass shooting inside an El Paso, Texas Walmart that left 20 people dead and...
17:13, 08/04/2019

O’Rourke: El Paso shooting makes clear the ‘real consequence’ of Trump racism Democratic presidential candidate says suspect who killed 22 people earlier this month was inspired by Trump’s rhetoricThe deaths of 22 people in the El Paso shooting earlier this month made clear “the real consequence and cost of Donald Trump”, Demo...
23:13, 08/18/2019

'End this carnage': Trump, 2020 Dems lead response to El Paso mass shooting Between 15 and 20 people were shot at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas Saturday morning and a 21-year-old man was taken into custody after reports of "multiple shooters," Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told Fox News....
04:52, 08/04/2019

Julian Castro’s twin outs Texas Trump donors over El Paso shooting The Trump 2020 campaign demanded Tuesday that Rep. Joaquin Castro – the twin brother of 2020 White House hopeful Julian Castro – delete a tweet that publicly named and shamed some of the president’s biggest Texas donors in advance of his visit ...
03:26, 08/07/2019

Some El Paso shooting victims wouldn’t meet Trump, medical center spokesman says Trump’s visit to El Paso was unwelcome for many elected officials and other residents, who believe Trump’s rhetoric about immigrants and the border has emboldened anti-immigrant groups....
08:26, 08/08/2019

‘How do you stop these people?’: Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric looms over El Paso massacre After yet another mass murder the question surrounding the president is no longer whether he will respond as other presidents once did, but whether his words contributed to the carnage....
02:39, 08/05/2019

'Invasion' and 'fake news': manifesto of El Paso suspect echoes Trump language A hate-filled document that appeared online before the deadly attack bears striking similarities to the words we hear from TrumpAuthorities are investigating a white nationalist “manifesto” posted on the far-right message board 8chan in connection wi...
21:52, 08/05/2019

Trump turns El Paso visit into campaign ad and boasts about rally numbers – video Donald Trump has been criticised for using a hospital visit in El Paso to boast about crowd numbers at a rally held several months ago. He made the comments while visiting the Texas city after a gunman killed 22 people in a shopping centre. He also h...
12:26, 08/09/2019

Trump called Epstein a ‘terrific guy’ who enjoyed ‘younger’ girls before denying relationship with him “It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side,” Trump said about Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier charged with sex trafficking, in a 2002 article in New York Magazine....
14:39, 07/09/2019

Donald Trump Called Climate Change a Hoax. Now He’s Awkwardly Boasting About Fighting It President Donald Trump has falsely called climate change a “hoax” invented by China, incorrectly suggested that wind turbines cause cancer and dismissed a landmark scientific report produced by the federal government’s own scientist...
06:52, 07/09/2019

Trump kicks off UK visit by bashing London mayor again: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ President Donald Trump continued bashing London Mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” and saying he’s been “foolishly nasty” to him prior to his visit. Trump started his attacks Sunday night a...
14:39, 06/03/2019

The long, bitter feud between President Trump and London Mayor Sadiq Khan Khan, a former human rights lawyer, has not held back criticism of Trump in the past. “He is a stone cold loser who should focus on crime in London, not me,” Trump tweeted when he arrived in London....
03:26, 06/04/2019

London Mayor Compares Trump to European Dictators in Scathing Op-Ed About the President’s U.K. Visit Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, rebuked the United Kingdom’s efforts to welcome President Donald Trump for his three-day state visit to the European nation that begins Monday. In an 841-word opinion piece published by The Guardian on Saturday,...
02:13, 06/03/2019

‘Stone Cold Loser.’ Trump Lashes Out at London’s Mayor Before Touching Down in Britain President Donald Trump delivered an aerial assault aimed at London mayor Sadiq Khan Monday morning, calling him a “stone cold loser” as he landed in the U.K. to begin a three-day state visit. Trump sent the tweet as Air Force One prepared...
15:13, 06/03/2019

DC mayor says July 4, Trump inauguration helped drain city's security budget Washington, D.C.'s Emergency Planning and Security Fund is bankrupt from unpaid expenses for President Donald Trump's July 4 celebration, his inauguration, and other large events, as well as funding shortages....
21:39, 07/10/2019

This Is America: Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Had Security Increased After Public Fallout With Trump Please think about what I am about to say: An American mayor was assigned security after a public feud with the president of the United States, because the American mayor needed protection from the sycophants who follow the president....
12:39, 08/20/2019

Trump's Big Mad at Fox News for Giving Airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Other 2020 Democrats President Trump is in bed with Fox News, so he’s jealous and showing it because Fox News keeps pretending they’re straight. They keep acting like they’re a real news network that cares about everyone. They keep acting like they’re trying to tell both...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Spit attack on Eric Trump 'repugnant,' Chicago's Dem mayor says in call for civility Chicago Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot Thursday condemned the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump, calling it “repugnant” and urging the city to show civility....
21:26, 06/29/2019

Beto O'Rourke links El Paso shooting to Donald Trump's 'racist' rhetoric – video The Democratic presidential candidate has accused Donald Trump of stoking racial hatred after a mass shooting in El Paso that left 20 people dead. The population of the Texan border city is 80% Latino and police said a 'manifesto' posted to the onlin...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Trump to visit El Paso mass shooting site, in spite of Dems' warning to stay away El Paso Mayor Dee Margo told reporters on Monday that he will meet with President Trump in the city on Wednesday, even as prominent Democrats indirectly blamed the president for Saturday's mass shooting there -- and warned him, in frank and even vulg...
08:13, 08/06/2019

O'Rourke compares Trump speech to Nazi rally, says El Paso could be modern-day Ellis Island Democratic 2020 hopeful Beto O’Rourke said in an interview Monday that his hometown of El Paso, Texas, could be the modern-day Ellis Island and likened President Trump’s recent campaign speech in North Carolina to a Nazi rally....
15:26, 07/23/2019

Trump attacks Joe Biden, Sherrod Brown and Fox News host Shepard Smith on his way to El Paso Just days after calling for unity in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend, Trump lashed out at his Democratic opponents and a media figure en route from Dayton, Ohio, to El Paso, Texas....
02:00, 08/08/2019

| Trump visits El Paso | Walmart walkout: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump's visit to El Paso met with mixed reaction | Walmart staff walkout against gun sales policy; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
17:39, 08/08/2019

Trump blames 'violent' video games as El Paso death toll rises to 21 – live Trump says mental illness ‘pulls the trigger, not the gun’Top Democrat: Trump’s response ‘reminds me of 1930s Germany’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.21pm BST Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has urged the United...
18:39, 08/05/2019

After Dayton, El Paso shootings, Reds' Marty Brennaman may not vote for Donald Trump again After the Dayton and El Paso shootings, Reds' Marty Brennaman wants politicians to take action on guns, says he may not vote for Donald Trump again.       ...
18:26, 08/07/2019

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
11:13, 06/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
11:52, 05/22/2019

James Comey Called Donald Trump a ‘Chronic Liar’ on National TV and Y’all’s Little ‘President’ Is Pissed Two years to the date after he was unceremoniously fired from his job as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by Donald J. Trump, James Comey took questions Thursday night at a CNN town hall hosted by Anderson Cooper....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Trump 'smiled' when North Korea called Biden 'low IQ,' suggests critical editorial was a 'signal' President Trump reiterated his confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, indicating that the rogue nation may have tried to send him a "signal" with its critical editorial on former vice president Joe Biden....
05:13, 05/26/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
02:39, 06/08/2019

Trump bashed 'the Squad' and called Rashida Tlaib a 'lunatic' in a speech to over a thousand teenagers Jonathan Ernst/Reuters During a speech at a Turning Point USA conference for conservative high school students in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued to attack the four female members of Congress known as "the Squad." Trump ...
04:52, 07/24/2019

Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan "Stone Cold Loser" As He Lands In UK US President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday as he arrived for a three-day state visit to Britain, reviving a long-running enmity between the two politicians....
14:00, 06/03/2019

Trump mocks London mayor after city’s police department has Twitter account hacked The Don vs. Khan battle entered another round on Saturday. President Trump mocked London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan after a Twitter account for the city’s police department was hacked. “With the incompetent Mayor of London, you will never have safe streets!”...
12:26, 07/21/2019

‘Worst Mayor Ever’: Escalator-riding protesters crash de Blasio’s event at Trump Tower The New York City mayor declared Monday that he was putting Trump’s family business on notice for not cutting greenhouse emissions. Then the protesters showed up....
09:26, 05/14/2019

'Worst mayor ever': Bill de Blasio heckled by protesters during Trump Tower press conference New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's press conference on his city's version of the "Green New Deal," which took place within the lobby of Trump Tower, was mired by the protesters heckling him on Monday....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Jeremy Hunt sides with Donald Trump over attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan Jeremy Hunt has said he agrees with Donald Trump's criticism of Sadiq Khan over his record on knife crime - but he added he would not use the words used by the president in a series of tweets attacking the London mayor....
18:52, 06/17/2019

The man whose family members were killed in the El Paso shooting says he received hate calls after posing for a picture with Trump Andrea Hanks/White House The man whose brother and sister-in-law were two of victims of the Walmart shooting in El Paso, Texas, said he received a flood of hate calls after posing for a photo with President Donald Trump, according to a new report. I...
14:52, 08/11/2019

Don't blame video games for El Paso, Dayton shootings. Leaders like Trump must face facts. We should look critically not at video games but at politicians who respond to the real-life horrors of shootings by criticizing make-believe violence.       ...
14:39, 08/12/2019

Exclusive: Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks - Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
11:13, 06/21/2019

David Simon called Trump a ‘race-hating fraud,’ then opened a firehose of profanity at the trolls The Wire's creator is one of Baltimore's most famous writers. By Monday, he sent dozens of tweets eviscerating people who parroted Trump’s attacks on the city....
03:52, 07/30/2019

Trump Campaign Called Out for Using Stock Videos and Paid Actors Pledging Support to Orange Foolius The Trump campaign will stop at nothing to look like the Trump campaign is a real campaign, including hiring paid spokesmodels to pledge their support for the president of white women who dress as handmaids....
22:13, 07/03/2019

Justin Amash, GOP Congressman Who Called President Trump’s Conduct ‘Impeachable,’ Faces a Primary Challenge (GREENVILLE, Mich.) — Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the first Republican in Congress to accuse President Donald Trump of impeachable conduct, is facing a primary challenge. State Rep. Jim Lower (LOW’-ur) announced Monday he’s runni...
21:00, 05/20/2019

Mayor: Trump’s Fourth of July celebration bankrupted Washington’s security, anti-terror fund WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – President Donald Trump’s military-style July Fourth parade drained a special Washington, D.C., city fund designed to help pay for extra security and anti-terrorism measures during large events in the nation&#...
02:13, 07/12/2019

Donald Trump kicks off British visit with tweet against London mayor: ‘He is a stone cold loser’ U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Britain for a largely ceremonial visit meant to strengthen ties between the two nations, but the trip was immediately at risk of being overshadowed by Brexit turmoil and a political feud with London's mayor....
17:00, 06/03/2019

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has criticized Donald Trump. She's also fought against opioids and supported schools As Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley's criticism of President Donald Trump's remarks on the Ohio mass shooting draws national attention, some ask: Who is she?        ...
11:00, 08/07/2019

DC Mayor Says Trump's Self-Serving Fourth of July Bash Bankrupted the City's Anti-Terrorism Fund President Donald Trump’s recent Fourth of July extravaganza had everything: unnecessary tanks, big loud airplanes, proud boys, and a price-tag so hefty, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says it helped bankrupt her city’s special fund dedicated to fi...
03:39, 07/11/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan compares Trump to 20th century fascists ahead of UK visit London Mayor Sadiq Khan compared President Donald Trump to the fascists who roiled Europe in the 20th century in an opinion article published ahead of the U.S. president's state visit to the United Kingdom that begins Monday....
20:13, 06/02/2019

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Day...
04:13, 08/07/2019

‘This Election Is Too Important’: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Fighting Trump and Endorsing Joe Biden The Joe Biden campaign for president has been a spectacle to behold this year. On the one hand, if you wrote out Biden on paper, it would look something like this: seasoned older white man, executive experience, wingman for the first black president....
23:00, 07/18/2019

#WeAreBaltimore: Residents, Mayor, Even the City's Newspaper Clap Back at Trump After Vile, Racist Tweets After the president labeled Baltimore “a very dangerous & filthy place” that is “rat and rodent infested mess” and where “no human being would want to live,” the residents of Charm City and many others refused to let that slander lie and came to ...
11:52, 07/29/2019

The Uncle of a Baby Orphaned in El Paso Mass Shooting Defends Trump’s Thumbs Up Gesture in Hospital Photo (EL PASO) — The uncle of a 2-month-old boy whose parents were killed in the El Paso mass shooting is defending a photo that shows first lady Melania Trump holding the baby while President Donald Trump smiles and gives a thumbs-up gesture. The p...
08:00, 08/10/2019

Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke slam Trump in wake of El Paso massacre, face backlash for politicizing tragedy Two Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination faced sharp criticism on social media Saturday after linking the massacre in El Paso, Texas, to President Trump's rhetoric....
17:13, 08/04/2019

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called Rep. Ilhan Omar after Trump’s tweet sparked a flood of death threats Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey privately phoned Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar on Tuesday, more than a week after President Trump shared an incendiary video targeting the congresswoman that resulted in her receiving a flood of death threats....
14:49, 04/28/2019

NRA Head Reportedly Called Trump to Warn Him That Pushing Firearm Background Checks Wouldn’t Play Well With His Base Vladimir Putin’s most beloved Russian operative walked onto the White House lawn and told the press that he was “all in favor” of “background checks like we’ve never had before.”...
02:00, 08/09/2019

Buttigieg goes nuclear: Mayor Pete claims Trump faked disability to avoid draft, rips Biden Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised the volume Thursday on his criticism of President Trump, accusing him of using his “privileged status to fake a disability” decades ago in order to avoid military service in the Vietnam War....
21:00, 05/23/2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says Trump is not ‘in the same class’ as Obama, Bush, ahead of state visit to Britain London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a recent interview that President Trump was not “in the same class” as former Presidents Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush who also made state visits to Britain....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
04:26, 06/19/2019

Pro-Trump Republican Aiming for Ilhan Omar’s House Seat Finds Herself on the Hot Seat With a Felony Case A special ed teacher and avid Trump supporter who’s set her sights on unseating first-term Rep. Ilhan Omar in 2020 may need to aim lower—and focus on getting herself out of a couple of criminal cases she’s facing....
07:00, 07/27/2019

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republican primary Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, strongly considering" entering the race....
18:26, 08/22/2019

Poll Finds Trump’s Racist Dog Whistle Works With Racists; Republican Support Increases After Racist Tweets Well, it looks like President Trump’s racist tweet targeting the fab four freshmen congresswomen is working; not only has he distracted the public from his relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, his Republican base has heard the call ...
06:26, 07/18/2019

Peter Thiel called for an investigation into Google’s China dealings, but Trump has found no reason for concern, according to the Treasury Secretary (GOOG, GOOGL) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and President Trump had found no evidence of Google working with the Chinese government in a way that raised concerns. Mnuchin's comments come after tech bill...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Bette Midler thanks those who defended her after Trump called her a 'washed up psycho' After the president referred to Bette Midler as a "washed up psycho" on Tuesday, the actress is thanking those who defended her.        ...
21:13, 06/05/2019

After back to back shootings, Trump called for red flag laws. Here's what they are. In response to calls for action after two mass shootings, President Donald Trump told the country he has called for "red flag" laws.        ...
09:26, 08/06/2019

Trump on Mayor Pete on stage with husband: ‘I think it’s great’ Though critical of Mayor Pete, Trump decided on a softer tone in a sit down interview with the Fox News show, “The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton.”        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

President Trump Insulted Pete Buttigieg With a ‘Mad’ Magazine Reference. Mayor Pete Might Be Too Young to Get It Along with tweetstorms, red hats and cries of “fake news,” giving his political opponents mocking nicknames is part of President Donald Trump’s signature style. When Trump came up with a new pet name for Pete Buttigieg, however, the...
23:13, 05/11/2019

Trump starts UK state visit with war of words, calling London mayor 'stone cold loser' A state visit is one of the highest honors the U.K. government can bestow on a foreign leader. Trump began his by insulting London's mayor.        ...
01:39, 06/04/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: US president takes swipe at Sadiq Khan calling him 'the twin of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio except shorter' US President Donald Trump called London Mayor Sadiq Khan the "shorter" twin of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he departed on Air Force One for his state visit to the UK....
10:13, 06/03/2019

Donald Trump blasts Beto O'Rourke for using a 'phoney name' after being told to stay away from El Paso after mass shooting Donald Trump today launched an extraordinary attack on Beto O'Rourke after the Democrat White House hopeful claimed the president would not be welcome in El Paso — where a suspected white supremacist gunned down 22 people at the weekend....
09:39, 08/08/2019

Trump says he doesn't want war, but Sen. Cotton called for 'retaliatory strikes' on Iran “These unprovoked attacks on commercial shipping warrant a retaliatory military strike,” Sen. Tom Cotton said in a television interview.        ...
13:00, 06/17/2019

'The View' hosts slam Republican leadership 'silence' in Trump's Baltimore comments The co-hosts of "The View" called out Republican leaders for not speaking out against President Donald Trump's controversial comments about Baltimore.        ...
05:00, 07/31/2019

NFL: Trump tells draft pick who called Kaepernick 'clown' in tweet to 'stay true to yourself' The praise from President Donald Trump came after Bosa deleted tweets praising Trump and calling Colin Kaepernick a "clown."        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Trump Called Publicizing ICE Raids a ‘Disgrace.’ Then He Started Publicizing Raids When Oakland, Calif., Mayor Libby Schaaf warned residents of an upcoming raid by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement in 2018, President Donald Trump called it a “disgrace to our nation.” Then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited ICE...
23:52, 07/12/2019

A Perfect Republican Self-Own The U.S. Women’s National Team is just two wins away from a second consecutive World Cup and are playing in a semifinal this afternoon against England. Naturally, brands of all kinds are trying to glom onto the team’s great run so far....
06:13, 07/03/2019

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party would look like, and more importantly how well it would do in elections, if it actually embraced “eco...
02:26, 06/08/2019

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjoy....
03:00, 07/12/2019

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and supporters are very guilty) for political points is g...
18:52, 06/18/2019

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually sucked a lot but white people who made more than the median income were able to pretend it was fine, ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will not meet alone with a woman who is not his wife.The...
07:26, 07/17/2019

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC Tuesday....
12:00, 07/02/2019

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax cuts, while most Democrats want to repeal them. The two sides can debate the pros and cons of the tax...
08:52, 06/28/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits the Republican Party Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress who has called for the impeachment of President Trump, announced Thursday that he is leaving the GOP. “Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Am...
17:52, 07/04/2019

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Qu...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
01:52, 08/03/2019

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he supports eliminating a feature of the tax code known as the "step-up in basis" for capital gains....
19:52, 07/31/2019

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential debates. If you believe the word of New York supermarket magnate and top Republican donor John Catsim...
22:13, 06/18/2019

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ever-greater concentration of fearful white racist...
01:39, 06/28/2019

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans....
22:39, 06/20/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wo...
23:52, 08/02/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. Kemp’s office says the signing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the sta...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I assumed—reasonably, given his long, long history of doing insane things—that any subsequent election...
02:39, 07/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have all called for cutting or eliminating it, as have the conservative ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was the start of a daylong tour of his district with a ...
20:26, 08/22/2019

Republican Senator Ernst 'unlikely' to back Moore for Fed U.S. Republican Senator Joni Ernst on Tuesday said she was "very unlikely" to back fellow Republican President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U.S. central bank, according to a CNN reporter on Twitter....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
12:00, 06/01/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Mil...
20:13, 06/03/2019

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/23/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
11:00, 05/31/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American counterparts, adding that he thinks a possible deal could be announced on Thursday night. ...
18:52, 06/05/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. will not impose tariffs on Mexico Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, predicted on Wednesday that the United States and Mexico would strike a deal to avert tariffs President Donald Trump has threatened to impose on Mexican imports....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
04:13, 06/21/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
17:26, 06/15/2019

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities ou...
03:00, 08/02/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
15:26, 05/20/2019

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
02:39, 08/18/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
18:39, 05/24/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
23:00, 05/29/2019

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 1...
12:26, 07/17/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Republican Primary Candidate Robert Goforth (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Robert Goforth is a first-term state representative who hails from East Bernstadt. Goforth is an Army vete...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leaving the House after her term expires in early 2021....
17:52, 06/14/2019

Texas Republican Rep. Pete Olson announces he won’t run for reelection “It’s time for me to take my own advice and be a more consistent presence to help our family,” said Olson, who narrowly won last year in a district that has grown more Democratic....
04:39, 07/26/2019

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing was an opportunity to ask questions about reparations....
02:26, 06/20/2019

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19 billion disaster aid bill to President Donald Tru...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas) announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list and opening a newly competitive Dallas-area seat.“It is time for me to announce that I will n...
16:39, 08/05/2019

'Squash Amash': how a Republican congressman drew the ire of his party Justin Amash is the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment, and his career – at least in his party – is in questionThe hundreds of Republicans who gathered for the “squash Amash” rally outside the Michigan congressman Justin Amash’s dow...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
23:52, 08/01/2019

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democrats' oversight efforts, led the GOP charge against former special counsel Robert Mueller during Wedn...
03:13, 07/25/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
05:39, 06/18/2019

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby or pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also called on President Donald Trump to tone down his “divisive, racist rhetoric” but stopped short of saying...
06:39, 08/05/2019

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, recruitment and policy hurdles lie ahead....
13:13, 06/19/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own party support them....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
18:52, 05/30/2019

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
01:13, 06/01/2019

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thursday to 10 months worth of weekend jail stints. Geoffrey Young, 38, will serve the time as punishmen...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
21:52, 05/10/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
14:13, 05/31/2019

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in Ohio who blamed “homosexual marriage” and “recreational marijuana” – along with many of Donald Trump’...
10:39, 08/07/2019

Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he won’t seek reelection Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming announced he will resign at the end of his term. Saturday’s statement from the 22-year senator puts his seat into play in the traditionally red state. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is among the possible candidate...
08:52, 05/05/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
07:26, 05/24/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
00:13, 08/06/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
22:52, 07/16/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and kill...
14:39, 06/14/2019

Another Arizona Republican Is Worried About Immigrants 'Flooding' America On July 15, Arizona state senator Sylvia Allen was supposed to be commemorating the Mormon political pioneers of Arizona. Instead, Allen gave a 25-minute speech that included her alarm at the declining birth rate among white people and other anti-imm...
12:39, 07/29/2019

It Should Always Be Called 'Jizz' An old and possibly racist saying states that in some cultures, there are over 50 words for “snow.” American English has at least as many words for ejaculate, most of which are gross. It seems like now is the time to set the record straight. There sh...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Who Said It: The El Paso Shooter or Fox News? When a white supremacist manifesto allegedly posted by the El Paso shooting suspect first began making the rounds on Saturday night, it was hard not to feel a sense of familiarity....
04:39, 08/05/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday that he would pursue other opportunities in the private sector and not seek ree...
19:52, 08/02/2019

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign Wednesday for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Fox News has le...
12:39, 07/17/2019

Of Course Pennsylvania's Republican Legislators Are Sabotaging Reformist DA Larry Krasner Pennsylvania lawmakers have passed a bill including a provision allowing the state’s attorney general to prosecute some firearm crimes committed in Philadelphia, and Philadelphia only, according to The Intercept. The provision, which was tacked onto ...
04:26, 07/09/2019

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining members of his party in Congress critical of Donald Tr...
21:26, 08/02/2019

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic pre...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Republican Arizona state senator says US will 'look like South American countries' soon Republican Arizona state Sen. Sylvia Allen believes the U.S. will soon "look like South American countries" because immigrants entering the U.S. and low birth rates among white people are contributing to a lack of cultural assimilation....
15:39, 07/28/2019

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the position as a "personal" one....
05:13, 05/26/2019

Top Republican calls for Mueller testimony to mark end to 'political gamesmanship' On the heels of the stunning announcement that former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify next month, a top congressional Republican urged Democrats to treat the hearing as a moment of “closure” for the long-running Russia controversy....
08:52, 06/26/2019

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCo...
19:13, 07/09/2019

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without r...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection in 2020....
05:26, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
17:00, 08/17/2019

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
02:39, 08/17/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
20:26, 05/24/2019

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation....
05:26, 06/23/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican object...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem....
21:52, 08/02/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
01:26, 07/19/2019

Buttigieg says religion shouldn't be a 'cudgel,' then suggests God wouldn't be a Republican South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg believes that religion shouldn't be used as a political "cudgel," but then immediately suggested that God wouldn't be a Republican. ...
01:52, 05/08/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in...
11:26, 06/29/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican state senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestThese 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in AlabamaAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill T...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Committee to host the GOP’s presidential nominating ...
02:26, 07/24/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Repub...
03:26, 06/20/2019

Mob attacks Belfast riot police in standoff over republican bonfire Three officers injured as police are forced to retreat from pyre to mark 1971 mass internmentYouths in north Belfast have attacked riot police in a standoff over an unauthorised republican bonfire.The officers withdrew in their Land Rovers from the N...
05:13, 08/09/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives lined up for a photo. Representing the Democratic si...
22:39, 05/09/2019

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
21:13, 07/24/2019

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republican Party’s Facebook page: “Freaking queers have gotten too much sympathy.”...
18:52, 06/18/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Plans to Retire in 2020 The departure of Representative Kenny Marchant, who has represented the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth since 2005, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race in 2005....
07:52, 08/05/2019

Roy Moore: hard-right Republican announces bid for Senate in 2020 – live Moore, whose 2017 bid was marred by sexual misconduct scandal, running again in Alabama, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.30pm BST Alabama Roy Moore has made his candidacy fo...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow his campaign—specifically because she’s a woman and he apparently can’t risk being seen with her....
03:39, 07/11/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology....
22:39, 07/15/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year....
12:39, 08/02/2019

Have You Called A Plumber To Your Home Lately? Hello! Today we meet Andre 3000, finally get our canvas bags, look at some bad wigs and play 20 questions with Jonathan Frakes. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
17:39, 06/15/2019

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of cha...
18:13, 06/20/2019

US: 'Many killed' in El Paso mall shooting At least 20 people have been killed and more than two dozen injured in a shooting at a shopping center in the city of El Paso, Texas. Police say they have arrested a male suspect in his 20s....
03:13, 08/04/2019

Pity the Export-Import Bank, caught between warring Republican factions The obscure agency that provides loan guarantees to U.S. companies is poised to get three new board members Wednesday — and then face a fight for its existence in the fall....
15:26, 05/08/2019

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
21:52, 05/22/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measur...
20:26, 05/24/2019

Senate leaders scramble to lift Republican support for budget deal U.S. Senate Republican leaders, pushing for passage of a two-year federal spending and debt deal, scrambled on Tuesday to pump up support among their membership despite President Donald Trump's backing....
09:00, 07/31/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against strict abortion ...
02:26, 05/12/2019

'Wonderful man and great Republican': Chris Cline dies in helicopter crash Coal tycoon’s daughter and five others also killedDonald Trump pays tribute to ‘businessman and energy expert’The coal tycoon Chris Cline, a major Republican donor, has died in a helicopter crash outside Big Grand Cay, a string of islands he owned in...
17:52, 07/06/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
17:13, 06/30/2019

Fewer than half of Republican voters say politicians should disavow racism from their supporters Zach Gibson/Getty Images Just under half of self-identified Republican voters believe that politicians should disavow racist behavior from their supporters, according to new INSIDER polling. The poll comes on the heels of a racist incident at a ral...
10:52, 07/26/2019

U.S. Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's debt ceiling....
21:39, 05/21/2019

Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020....
21:52, 05/04/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Tillis....
02:26, 05/07/2019

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide....
04:13, 06/29/2019

Pennsylvania Republican Fred Keller projected to win special House election Pennsylvania state Rep. Fred Keller was projected to easily defeat Democrat Marc Friedenberg in Tuesday's special election to represent the Keystone State's 12th District in the House of Representatives....
07:26, 05/22/2019

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Conservative U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, as he explained his anti-abortion position to an audience in his home state of Iowa, local media reported....
00:13, 08/15/2019

America's Mass Shooting Epidemic Is the Result of Republican Minority Rule A clear majority of Americans and Democrats support stricter gun control—the GOP has been blocking it for decades, and the results have been murderous....
08:39, 08/06/2019

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of the bill until next week....
23:26, 05/30/2019

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version of the American flag that has been embraced by whi...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senator’s bill to chastise Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Instead, the panel a...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Happy Pride From AT&T and the $1.8 Million It Gave to Anti-LGBTQ+ and Republican Candidates Pride is a time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQIA+ people who have fought for equal rights before the law—sometimes literally, like the crowds at Stonewall, who defended themselves against cops raiding the New York City gay bar 50 years ago this mon...
20:52, 06/24/2019

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
01:26, 06/28/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
23:39, 06/12/2019

U.S. judges order Ohio to revamp Republican-drawn gerrymandered districts A panel of three federal judges on Friday ruled that Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered the state to revamp it before the 2020 presidential election....
02:13, 05/04/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, says ‘frightened’ by partisan politics “I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Amash said. “I’m asking you to join me in rejecting the partisan loyalties and rhetoric that divide and dehumanize us.”...
05:26, 07/05/2019

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general elections....
11:26, 07/31/2019

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership....
04:26, 06/21/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expected to announce on Thursday whether he will run again for the seat next year....
20:39, 06/20/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Top Maine Democrat Announces Senate Run Against Veteran Republican Sen. Susan Collins (PORTLAND, Maine) — Maine’s Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon on Monday announced that she’s challenging veteran Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, whose political future has generated an enormous amount of attention over the la...
21:13, 06/24/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirements to blend biofuels into motor fuels....
02:13, 06/27/2019

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-s...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Republican Hawley introduces bill to weaken dollar to counter China Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Tammy Baldwin introduced Senate legislation Wednesday to have the Federal Reserve weaken the dollar to promote exports, a move they said is necessary to counter China and other countries with unfair trade practices...
09:26, 08/01/2019

Kenny Marchant Will Be Fourth Texas Republican Congressman to Retire in 2020 The departure of Mr. Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
16:39, 08/05/2019

Ex-Republican senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives' concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased against conservatives....
17:39, 08/20/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleague....
18:52, 05/12/2019

Watch a Republican Goon's Brain Short Circuit Over Whether He'd Support a Racist Is Donald Trump a racist? If you are the average person who did not vote for him, the answer is clearly yes. If you are a cable news anchor, however, the answer is hmm... maybe... let’s go to our panel....
16:52, 07/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg, in town hall, couldn't name a living Republican he 'respects' 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., struggled to name a single living Republican he respects when asked at a televised town hall on Monday. ...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership....
22:26, 06/20/2019

So-called 'Medicare for All' gets its 15 minutes of infamy Last week, the House Rules Committee held a landmark hearing on Medicare for All. The idea's advocates championed the hearing as a major step towards providing Americans universal, government-run healthcare....
14:52, 05/13/2019

Here's what Huawei's Android replacement may actually be called The fact Huawei has its own Android replacement in the works is certainly no secret. In fact, rumor has it the operating system could be ready for launch as early as this fall. And thanks to recent trademark filings, we now know what it could be call...
20:39, 05/27/2019

Why is it called a ‘ticker-tape parade?’ As the Women’s World Cup champions bask in the glory – and mess — of a ticker-tape parade Wednesday, many people not born in the Eisenhower administration are scratching their head wondering: what the hell is a ticker-tape? Ticker tape, i...
16:26, 07/10/2019

Zoos Called It a ‘Rescue.’ But Are the Elephants Really Better Off? Despite mounting evidence that elephants find captivity torturous, some American zoos still acquire them from Africa — aided by a tall tale about why they needed to leave home....
17:00, 07/09/2019

The Kingsman prequel is now called The King's Man It’s probably not much of a coincidence that the new title for the upcoming Kingsman prequel was announced today, just a few days after Father’s Day: The King’s Man is the kind of title only a dad joke could love. Matthew Vaughn’s prequel, which is s...
23:39, 06/19/2019

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
03:00, 06/17/2019

Scott Stringer gets his first endorsement for NYC mayor Comptroller Scott Stringer has yet to officially kick off his presumptive bid to become mayor, but he still picked up his first endorsement in the race on Friday from a Queens lawmaker. State Sen. Jessica Ramos told The Post she believes Stringer “wi...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making an...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first transgender mayor....
21:26, 05/28/2019

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
06:39, 07/05/2019

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
07:39, 06/15/2019

El Centro Mayor pulled over on suspicion of DUI EL CENTRO, Calif. – Sources say, the Mayor of El Centro, CA, Edgard Garcia, was stopped for allegedly driving under the influence. There is no record of an arrest on the Imperial County Jail website, but law enforcement confirms that is not unc...
10:39, 05/10/2019

Oklahoma mayor has seen eight tornadoes in 20 years Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis is resigned to his area of expertise. He has been the city's mayor for 25 years, a span during which his city has experienced eight tornadoes, including four rated EF4 or higher....
17:13, 05/03/2019

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (...
12:26, 06/11/2019

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
01:26, 06/11/2019

El Paso native reacts to mass shooting http://x-default-stgec.uplynk.com/ausw/slices/035/c0ab5584e67842a5a9ab685b5c0d943b/0354f593c7e849399e420ad7ff77507a/0354f593c7e849399e420ad7ff77507a_g.mp4 TUCSON- A mass shooting in El Paso has claimed the lives of 20 people injuring dozens. The effe...
21:13, 08/04/2019

Seth Meyers Says El Paso Should Put the Boot on Air Force One The late-night hosts were quick to point out that President Trump still owes the city more than half a million dollars for a campaign rally in February....
09:13, 08/09/2019

The Aftermath of Mass Shootings in Dayton and El Paso President Trump spoke out against racism and white supremacy in the wake of two mass shootings, but he stopped short of embracing tighter restrictions on guns....
13:26, 08/06/2019

How to Help the Victims of the El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings Over the weekend, a combined 29 people were killed, with dozens of others injured, in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Several politicians including New York rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and presidential candidate and former El Pas...
02:39, 08/06/2019

Here's how to help the mass shooting victims in El Paso and Dayton Two communities are hurting after two mass shootings have left at least 31 people dead and dozens more injured over the weekend -- but there are ways for Americans to help....
04:00, 08/08/2019

El Paso shooter said to have deliberately targeted 'Mexicans' The suspected shooter behind last Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso has told police he was targeting 'Mexicans' in the attack. Authorities believe he wrote a racist screed decrying a 'Hispanic invasion' of the US....
04:00, 08/10/2019