Trump Has Pardoned Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, And Jared Kushner’s Dad

President Donald Trump issued another batch of pardons and commutations on Wednesday, granting clemency to 29 people, including longtime ally Roger Stone, his former campaign chair Paul Manafort, and the father of his son-in-law. The pardons come a day after Trump issued full pardons for 15 people, including former House Republicans, key figures in the

California’s New Senator Will Make History. But Can He Win A Full Term In 2022?

With Sen. Kamala Harris about to become Vice President Kamala Harris, California is getting a new U.S. senator for only the second time in 25 years. On Tuesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that he would appoint Democratic Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Harris’s soon-to-be vacant seat. For months, Padilla has been seen as a

Sweden’s King Carl XVI Gustaf: ‘We Have Failed’ With Light-Touch COVID-19 Policy

STOCKHOLM, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Sweden’s king said his country had failed in its handling of COVID-19, in a sharp criticism of pandemic policy partly blamed for a high death toll among the elderly. Carl XVI Gustaf, whose son and daughter-in-law tested positive last month, used an annual royal Christmas TV special to highlight the

‘Truly, Truly Evil’: Tucker Carlson Slammed For Sowing Doubt About COVID-19 Vaccines

Fox News personality Tucker Carlson was slammed on social media as dangerous, irresponsible and “truly, truly evil” for his monologue Thursday night sowing doubt about the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine. Carlson, on his prime time show, questioned the “glitzy entrance” of the vaccine, mocked “Lord of the Rings” actor Ian McKellen for receiving it

Americans Overwhelmingly Want Congress To Approve Another Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week All eyes have been on Congress this week as Republicans and Democrats have worked feverishly to hammer out another COVID-19 economic relief bill. As of Thursday afternoon, it looked like the sides were coming together on a roughly $900 billion package that would provide

Jill Biden Reveals Why Right-Wing Attack On Her ‘Dr.’ Title Was ‘Such A Surprise’

Future first lady Jill Biden revealed her surprise at being criticized for using the title “Dr.” in a lengthy joint interview with her husband, President-elect Joe Biden, that aired on Thursday’s episode of “The Late Show.” Wall Street Journal columnist Joseph Epstein faced backlash over his op-ed last week in which he called Biden — who has

Twitter Users Erupt Over Trump’s ‘Just Want To Stop The World From Killing Itself’ Claim

President Donald Trump declared on Twitter Friday morning that he just wants “to stop the world from killing itself!” The outgoing president’s claim — amid multiple tweets ranting about President-elect Joe Biden and demanding the immediate release of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine — drew fierce backlash from people on the platform. I just want to stop the

People Predict How Trump Will Flip Over Biden And Harris As Time Person Of The Year

Also shortlisted were outgoing President Donald Trump; the movement for racial justice; health care workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, and infectious diseases specialist Dr. Anthony Fauci. “If Donald Trump was a force for disruption and division over the past four years, Biden and Harris show where the nation is heading: a blend

Donald Trump Jr.’s ‘Radicle’ Typo Has Twitter Users In Stitches

Like father, like son. Trump Jr. wrote “radical” as “radicle” while attacking Georgia Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in this tweet: It’s not the first time Trump Jr. has spelled the word wrong: “I don’t see anyone walking into a voting booth on November 3 & voting to give up 20-30% of