Month: July 2021

The Biden Administration Will Limit The Detention And Arrest Of Pregnant Immigrants

The Biden administration is limiting the detention and arrest of pregnant immigrants in the US, according to a notice sent to congressional staffers on Friday. The policy — which states that ICE should not detain pregnant, postpartum, or nursing individuals unless it is legally prohibited or there are exceptional circumstances — comes after the Trump

Why The Gender Gap May Have Shrunk In The 2020 Election

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. It’s been said that women are from Venus and men are from Mars. Broadly speaking, that’s a laughable bit of pop psychology, but there’s a measure of truth to it when it comes to politics. That’s because women have voted notably more Democratic than men in every presidential

Donald Trump Mercilessly Mocked For Ranting About Censorship … In The Wall Street Journal

Trump ranted about being censored by social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook, who booted him from their platforms following his incitement of the riot at the U.S. Capitol earlier this year. The former president is now seeking class-action lawsuits against the social media companies, alleging an infringement of his First Amendment rights. If

New Book Details The Only Time Mike Pence Properly ‘Lost It’ At Donald Trump

Trump launched the paper at Pence in 2018 because he thought the story about his former adviser Corey Lewandowski being hired to Pence’s political committee made him look weak, The Wall Street Journal’s Michael Bender wrote in “‘Frankly, We Did Win This Election’: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost.” The Journal published an essay

Ex-Prosecutor Spots Trump 2016 Debate Boast That May ‘Come Back To Haunt Him’

Vance, on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Friday, pointed to the debate moment when Clinton accused Trump of hiding his tax returns so voters wouldn’t know how little taxes he was paying and Trump responded that it “makes me smart.” Vance acknowledged she didn’t know if the investigation into Trump’s family business and Weisselberg “will ultimately reach”

Ted Cruz’s Reason For A Possible 2024 Run Is Mercilessly Mocked

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Thursday he was “certainly looking” at running for president in 2024. But the Trump-supporting politician’s reasoning for another presidential campaign caused much mirth on Twitter. “I’ll tell you, 2016 was the most fun I’ve ever had in my life,” Cruz, who washed out in GOP primaries that year, said on

Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr. Raise Eyebrows With Responses To Trump Org Charges

Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. made TV appearances on Thursday to respond to the charges that have been filed against The Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg. And the comments from ex-President Donald Trump’s sons, who are both executives in the Trump family business, raised plenty of eyebrows. The Trump scions described

It’s A ‘Shot Girl Summer.’ But America Is Still Not Fully Back To Normal.

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. With temperatures soaring around the country, it certainly feels like summer (though worrying whether this extreme weather is the result of climate change is hardly contributing to a relaxed summer vibe). A growing share of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, states are lifting