Elizabeth Warren And Ayanna Pressley Want An Investigation Into Racial Inequities In The US Pandemic Response

The US government needs to investigate whether Black, Latino, and Native American communities most impacted by the pandemic have received adequate coronavirus relief funds, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ayanna Pressley wrote to the Government Accountability Office. “To date, the federal government has spent trillions of dollars to sustain our health system and mitigate the

Trump Was Never Very Popular, But How Will Americans View Him (And Biden) Now?

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our (mostly1) weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week On a very basic level, one big reason why President Trump lost reelection is that he wasn’t very popular. As of Nov. 3, his job approval rating was just 44.6 percent, and his disapproval rating was 52.6 percent, according to FiveThirtyEight’s presidential approval

Fired Trump Cybersecurity Official Debunks President’s Election Lies, One By One

“The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Thursday asked Chris Krebs, the fired former chief of U.S. cybersecurity, to fact-check President Donald Trump’s latest round of disinformation about fraud in the 2020 election. And, one by one, Krebs debunked or clarified false claims the president made in a 46-minute rant on Facebook ― from votes being counted

Rachel Maddow Urges Americans To Do 1 Thing About Trump As COVID-19 Surges

“Ignore whatever is going on with that circus,” she urged during a segment Thursday analyzing how the coronavirus is again surging across the United States while outgoing President Donald Trump continues his futile attempts to steal the 2020 election. “What the coronavirus task force in the White House is telling public health officials to do

Kamala Harris Reveals Formal Moniker For Her Husband, And Her Personal One

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has revealed how her husband, Doug Emhoff, will be addressed once she takes office. “Is he the second gentleman?” Tapper asked about Emhoff, who will leave his job at law firm DLA Piper before Biden’s inauguration. “Is he the second dude? What should we be calling him?”  Harris laughed before responding: “Well,

Trump Loss Conspiracies Spark GOP Talk Of Senate Vote Boycott In Georgia

Wild GOP election conspiracies could end up delivering a stinging backlash to Republicans. Because of their conspiracy theories, some GOP voters are considering boycotting crucial runoff elections in Georgia for a pair of Senate seats, Politico reports. The runoff races Jan. 5 will determine which party controls the Senate. According to ongoing conspiracy theories being gobbled

Jake Tapper Hits Donald Trump With A Blunt Reminder After President’s Rant At Reporter

CNN’s Jake Tapper responded to Donald Trump’s outburst at a reporter on Thursday with a stark reminder for the president ― that he won’t be in office for much longer. Trump snapped at Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason for interrupting him during one of his lengthy, conspiracy theory-filled rambles in a press conference that followed the