Month: April 2021

Biden Is Already Facing Pushback From His Own Base On Judicial Nominees

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced his first judicial nominees last month, a slate intended to send a message about his commitment to diversity. Liberals are eager for Biden to reshape the bench after four years on the sidelines, but they’ve also already shown they’re prepared to call him out if his picks don’t embody

Matt Gaetz Billboard Pops Up With Quite The Message

It’s a sign of the times. A billboard popped up in the Florida Panhandle town of Crestview, warning drivers about the local member of Congress: “Matt Gaetz Wants To ‘Date’ Your Child,” the sign reads, according to Northwest Florida Daily News. (See it below.) The message, accompanied by a photo of Gaetz grimacing, was paid for

Why Americans Can’t Resist A Celebrity Political Candidate

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Are Americans in favor of the celebrity politician post-Trump? Seems like it, according to recent polling. The consumer research platform Piplsay found earlier this week that 58 percent of respondents said they would like to see one or both of the actors Matthew McConaughey and Dwayne “The Rock”

Hunter Biden Laughs Off Donald Trump Jr.’s Attacks With A Witty 1-Liner

“That is putting it lightly,” President Joe Biden’s son said during an interview promoting his new memoir, “Beautiful Things,” which among other things details his struggles with crack addiction. Host Jimmy Kimmel asked Biden if he knew or had ever met the eldest son of ex-President Donald Trump, who repeatedly attacked him and his father

At Least 1 Officer Killed In Vehicle Attack Outside U.S. Capitol

At least one U.S. Capitol Police officer has died after being struck by a suspect in a vehicle, USCP officials said Friday.  Another officer was hospitalized with injuries, and the suspect is dead, acting USCP Chief Yogananda Pittman said. Officers reportedly shot the suspect when he exited the vehicle and lunged toward them with a

Americans Oppose Many Voting Restrictions — But Not Voter ID Laws

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Last week, Gov. Brian Kemp signed a sweeping package of voting restrictions into law in Georgia. The new regulations — including a ban on giving food and water to voters in line and an ID requirement for absentee voting — drew harsh condemnation from Democrats, voting-rights advocates and

GOP Rep’s Family Calls Him Out Over Insurrection In Scathing Fox News Ad

Three siblings of Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) say he’s one the key instigators of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol carried out by pro-Trump insurrectionists ― and they want him held accountable.   “He should have criminal consequences,” one of his brothers, Tim Gosar, said in a video from the conservative group Republican

New Matt Gaetz Bombshell Report Alleges Drugs, Sex, Money… And Receipts

The New York Times dropped another bombshell report about Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) on Thursday night containing new details about alleged criminal activity at the heart of a federal investigation.  The newspaper reported that Gaetz and his friend, Joel Greenberg, who was indicted last year on federal sex trafficking charges, recruited women online for sex and