Month: October 2020

Trump Saved Lindsey Graham. Now Trump Might Destroy Him.

“If we nominate Trump, we will get destroyed…….and we will deserve it.” —Sen. Lindsey Graham, May 3, 2016. “I’m getting overwhelmed. Help me. They’re killing me money-wise. Help me.” —Sen. Lindsey Graham on Fox News, Sept. 24, 2020. Four months ago, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham easily won his Republican Party primary, and one

People Say Melania Trump’s Speech Against ‘Hate’ Should Come With A Laugh Track

The irony was too much for many people on Twitter after first lady Melania Trump accused the media of spreading “hate” during a campaign speech for President Donald Trump in Tampa, Florida, on Thursday. “In a time when hate, negativity and fear are the messages the media streams into our homes and the large tech companies are

Americans Say They’re Fired Up To Vote — Especially Democrats

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week American voters are fired up to cast their ballots. And many already have, in record numbers. [Live Updates: We’re Tracking The Vote And Voting Problems] According to the latest Gallup poll, released this morning, 69 percent of registered voters say that they are more

Donald Trump Jr. Gets Instant Fact Check After Most Brazen Coronavirus Lie Yet

Donald Trump Jr., son of President Donald Trump, is going even further than his father when it comes to coronavirus denial.   Speaking on Fox News on Thursday, Trump Jr. claimed that deaths from COVID-19 were down to “almost nothing” despite rising cases, rising hospitalizations and a rising death rate as the nation faces a third

Dozen People Overcome By Heat, Rushed To Hospital During Trump’s Florida Rally

At least a dozen people who were overcome by heat during Donald Trump’s rally in Tampa, Florida Thursday, were taken to a local hospital, authorities reported. Although 17 people needed medical attention, some were treated at the scene, fire department officials told NBC News. One person who was transported to an area hospital had fainted and another suffered

The Issues That Divide People Within Each Party

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week There is no shortage of issues that divide Democrats and Republicans — the presidential election, the Supreme Court confirmation vote, etc. But let’s spend a little time today looking at issues that split voters within the two parties. These issues are likely to come

Donald Trump Has Been Even Worse Than Everyone Expected

When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential bid in 2015, he rode down a golden escalator in Trump Tower, using the media attention to promote his own brand and property. He lied. He made racist comments. And he exaggerated the crowd size. In other words, he showed exactly the type of president he would become.

CNN Fact-Checker Rips Apart Donald Trump’s ‘Bombardment Of Dishonesty’ In Final Debate

CNN’s fact-checking reporter Daniel Dale on Thursday called out President Donald Trump’s “bombardment of dishonesty” during the final presidential debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Trump was “better behaved tonight, but he lied more,” Dale told CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer in a post-debate analysis. Dale noted that Trump had trotted out many of the same lies

Ocasio-Cortez Lets Loose On ‘Unhinged’ Trump Name-Dropping Her At The Debate

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) delivered a signature Twitter takedown after she was name-checked by President Donald Trump over her climate policy during Thursday’s nationally televised presidential debate. Ocasio-Cortez and her progressive House colleagues Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) were called out by the president in his debate with Democratic nominee Joe