Month: September 2020

DeJoy Says Mail Sorting Machines Were Stripped For Parts And Can’t Be Reinstalled

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told a federal court that hundreds of high-speed mail sorting machines he ordered removed cannot be returned to service because they were stripped for parts. DeJoy and the U.S.Postal Service presented the excuse in a response filed Wednesday to a nationwide order issued by U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian in Yakima, Washington, last week

Why Four Pivotal Swing States Likely Won’t Be Called On Election Night

The 2020 election is already underway in several states, but that doesn’t mean the rules aren’t still changing. (We’re tracking them all here.) In the past eight days alone, four important swing states have tentatively extended the deadline by which mail ballots must be received. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that ballots can arrive as

Biden Takes Trump’s Favorite Line Of Attack, And Fires It Right Back At Him

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden turned the tables on President Donald Trump when it came to a favorite Republican attack line.  Trump has questioned Biden’s mental fitness, claiming he’s “not all there” and “mentally shot.” His reelection campaign has been busted for using doctored images and deceptively edited videos to feed that narrative.  But when asked

Ex-Pence Aide Issues Chilling Warning On What 4 More Years Of Trump Will Mean

A former senior aide to Vice President Mike Pence who’s come out against President Donald Trump’s reelection issued a stark warning about what could happen to the country during a second Trump term. “We will no longer be America after four more years of Trump,” warned Olivia Troye in a new ad from Republican Voters Against

Emails Show Tulsa Officials Considered An Event To Counter Trump’s Rally

WASHINGTON — Days before President Donald Trump was to hold his comeback rally in Tulsa, city officials scrambled to counter his June visit, even suggesting a different “national figure” should come on the same day to talk about race and systematic challenges. Emails that were sent in the immediate days after the Trump rally was

Kayleigh McEnany Receives Searing Reminder After Latest Reality-Defying Defense Of Trump

Kayleigh McEnany stunned social media users with her latest reality-defying defense of President Donald Trump on Friday morning. The White House press secretary claimed in a tweet that the president “has consistently put the health of all Americans first.” Her statement was in response to a Vanity Fair investigation published Thursday that laid bare the initial stages

How Asian Americans Are Thinking About The 2020 Election

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll of the week Asian American voters didn’t always lean Democratic. In 1992, less than a third of Asian Americans voted Democratic. But nowadays, most Asian Americans identify as Democrats, with more than half saying they plan to back Joe Biden and less than a third saying they’d

Mary Trump Shares Surefire Way For Biden To Get Under Trump’s Skin In Debates

Mary Trump on Thursday shared a surefire way for Democratic nominee Joe Biden to get under the skin of her uncle, President Donald Trump, during the 2020 presidential debates. The president’s niece, speaking on MSNBC’s “The Last Word,” told host Lawrence O’Donnell that Biden should address the president only by his first name, Donald. “First

CNN Sums Up Donald Trump’s Lack Of Scientific Credentials With 1 Stinging Graphic

On Thursday’s broadcast of “New Day,” host John Berman compared Trump’s medical qualifications with those of Robert Redfield, the Trump-appointed director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The left side of CNN’s graphic showed Redfield’s extensive credentials — from his medical degree from Georgetown University to his 20 years serving in the U.S.