Month: October 2020

Twitter Just Stopped Blocking The Biden Article It Said It Would Block Yesterday

After disallowing the sharing of a link to an unverified New York Post article on its platform, Twitter reversed course and allowed users to post it again on Friday. The social media network was widely criticized for its decision to block the article, which focused on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son Hunter. The story

FBI Probing If Russia Involved In Hunter Biden Email Story

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether emails that were published by the New York Post related to Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, are connected to a possible Russian influence operation to spread disinformation, according to a person familiar with the matter. The newspaper said in its story Wednesday that it had obtained a hard

Katie Porter ‘Strongly’ Disagrees With Dianne Feinstein About The Coney Barrett Hearing

Many progressives were dismayed this week upon hearing Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-Calif.) heap praise on this week’s confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, calling them “one of the best set of hearings that I’ve participated in.” The comments from the 87-year-old Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee ― accompanied by her embrace with

Donald Trump’s Contempt For Black Women On Full Display In Scathing New Video

In the 88-second spot shared Friday on YouTube, the narrator begins by noting Trump’s “long history of racism” before pointing out that the president “especially hates Black women.” The ad includes clips of Trump verbally attacking and insulting Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) as well as journalists Abby Phillip, Yamiche Alcindor and April Ryan, showing that

Wisconsin Was Never A Safe Blue State

This is the fifth in a series of articles examining the politics and demographics of 2020’s expected swing states. Wisconsin is proof that politicos have short memories. In 2004, Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry carried Wisconsin by just 0.4 percentage points — making it the closest state in the country. Four years earlier, it had

What Are The Possible Side Effects Of Trump’s COVID-19 Treatment?

President Trump has boasted that the treatment he has received for COVID-19 has cured him of the disease and made him feel better than ever. It’s very difficult to know whether that’s true, given how little we know about his condition, how unreliable his health reports have been and how experimental his course of treatment

Pelosi Unveils 25th Amendment Bill To Clarify How To Remove Presidents From Office

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday announced legislation that would create an independent commission to help determine how and when to remove presidents from office “to ensure stability and continuity of government” in the event they are not fit to continue serving. “This is not about President Trump. He will face the judgment of

Republicans Scramble To Defend Mitch McConnell’s Senate Majority

Republicans are rushing to save GOP control of the U.S. Senate, spending $20 million in deeply conservative states that have become unexpected battlegrounds as a surge of small-dollar donations gives Democrats the upper hand in states likely to make or break the Senate majority.  As President Donald Trump’s reelection position continues to deteriorate amid his

‘High As A Giraffe’s Ass’: Trump’s Rambling Hannity Call Torched On Twitter

President Donald Trump baffled critics as he ranted at length in a bizarre phone interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity Thursday night that touched on everything from his health to alleged efforts by Democrats to build buildings with tiny windows. Before the call, White House physician Sean Conley ― who has repeatedly provided ambiguous and