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  • WATCH: Biden Can't Read Teleprompter, Forgets His Own Proposal

    07/08/2020 8:19:08 PM PDT · by fwdude · 123 replies
    Townhall w/ YouTube Link ^ | July 8, 2020 | Bronson Stocking
    Even in perfect conditions with teleprompters to read from, Joe Biden still forgets what he's talking about. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is barely there. Appearing virtually at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers' 2020 Virtual Political Conference on Wednesday, Biden appeared to be reading from a teleprompter when he repeatedly lost his train of thought.
  • Trudeau takes a pass on meeting with Trump, Lopez Obrador

    07/06/2020 9:14:16 AM PDT · by mac_truck · 49 replies
    The Star ^ | 7/6/2020 | Canadian PRess
    OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking a pass on a meeting this week with U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Trudeau’s office says he wishes the two countries and their leaders well but Trudeau will remain in Ottawa for a cabinet retreat and a scheduled sitting of Parliament. Lopez Obrador is travelling to D.C. in part to celebrate the entry-into-force of the new North American free-trade deal and had expressed hope Trudeau would join as well. Trudeau’s office says the prime minister will continue to work with both countries to ensure the agreement becomes a...
  • Supreme Court rules states can remove 'faithless electors'

    07/06/2020 7:32:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 164 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 6, 2020 | Harper Neidig
    The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that states can prohibit their Electoral College representatives from disregarding voters when casting their ballots in presidential elections. The unanimous decision, arising out of a case from Washington state, essentially gives states the right to outlaw "faithless electors" who cast their votes for people other than those chosen by their voters. "Nothing in the Constitution expressly prohibits States from taking away presidential electors’ voting discretion as Washington does," Justice Elena Kagan wrote in the majority decision. --This breaking news report will be updated.
  • Make America Great Again! Rally - Portsmouth, NH - 7/11/20

    07/05/2020 2:11:10 PM PDT · by abb · 31 replies
    TeamTrump ^ | July 5, 2020 | Staff
    Make America Great Again! Rally - Portsmouth, NH Sat, July 11, 2020 08:00 pm (EDT) Doors Open: 04:00 pm Portsmouth International Airport at Pease 36 Airline Ave. Portsmouth, NH, 03801
  • Christopher Columbus statue near Little Italy brought down, tossed into Baltimore's Inner Harbor

    07/05/2020 7:08:02 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 90 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/4/2020 | Colin Campbell and Emily Opilo
    A crowd of shouting protesters yanked down the Christopher Columbus statue near Little Italy, dragged it to the edge of Baltimore's Inner Harbor and rolled it with a splash into the water as fireworks went off around the city on the night of the Fourth of July. Dedicated in 1984, the statue is the latest monument in the U.S. to fall this year during the national reckoning over racism and police violence that also has toppled statues of Confederate figures and enslavers around the country.....
  • "Salute to America " 4th of July Celebration at the White House

    07/04/2020 4:03:22 PM PDT · by Syncro · 53 replies
    CSPAN ^ | July 4, 2020 | Source
    President Trump and first lady Melania Trump participated in the “Salute to America” 4th of July celebration at the White House.
  • LIVE: Trump holds July 4 celebration at Mt. Rushmore 10pm Tonight! (7pm Pacific time)

    07/03/2020 2:56:09 PM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,315 replies
    RSBN ^ | 4/3/2020
    All day coverage for Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota 4th of July Celebration.
  • Rumors Swirl: Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas May Retire

    07/01/2020 12:12:33 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 136 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/01/20 | Joel Pollak
    Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas may be planning to retire soon, according to rumors in the media Wednesday.Robert Costa reported in the Washington Post that the Trump administration was preparing for the possible retirement of Justice Clarence Thomas: Justice Clarence Thomas, a conservative appointed by George H.W. Bush, is privately seen by Trump’s aides as the most likely to retire this year. While Thomas has not given any indication of doing so, the White House and Senate Republicans are quietly preparing for a possible opening, according to a White House official and two outside Trump political advisers who spoke on the...
  • Joe Biden: Government must protect monuments to Washington, Jefferson, Columbus

    06/30/2020 2:09:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/30/2020 | Jonathan Easley
    Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday said the federal government has a responsibility to protect statues and monuments of historical figures like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Christopher Columbus. Speaking at a press conference in Wilmington, Del., the former vice president defended monuments dedicated to past presidents who owned slaves. Biden made the case that those public statues should be preserved, while monuments to Confederate leaders should be removed peacefully by local officials. “The idea of comparing whether or not George Washington owned slaves or Thomas Jefferson owned slaves, and somebody who was in rebellion committing treason trying to...
  • Rasmussen Reports Poll: 20% of Democrats ‘think Biden has dementia,’ 38% among all voters

    06/30/2020 7:51:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 06/30/2020 | Paul Bedard
    Joe Biden’s gaffes and mumblings are catching up to him with his own base of voters, with one-fifth believing he has dementia, according to a new survey.Rasmussen Reports revealed in new data shared with Secrets that 20% of Democrats believe he suffers from the debilitating disease. Many more Republicans, 66%, agree.Overall, 38% believe Biden has dementia, likely driven by his misstatements during speeches and Zoom events.Seniors are the age group most likely to think Biden is suffering from dementia, said the Rasmussen analysis.The report followed a Zogby poll that found 55% believe that the 77-year-old Democrat and former vice...
  • John Roberts sides with liberals on Supreme Court to block controversial Louisiana abortion law

    06/29/2020 10:20:37 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 147 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 12:40 PM ET, Mon June 29, 2020 | By Ariane de Vogue, Devan Cole and Caroline Kelly, CNN
    Washington (CNN)Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal justices on the Supreme Court on Monday to block a controversial Louisiana abortion law that critics said would have closed nearly every clinic in the state. The 5-4 ruling is a win for supporters of abortion rights who argued that the law was not medically necessary and amounted to a veiled attempt to restrict abortion. The law barred doctors from performing the procedure unless they had admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The majority opinion was penned by Justice Stephen Breyer, who wrote that the majority "consequently hold that the Louisiana...
  • Latest Harris Poll Shows Sharp Narrowing of Biden Lead from 10 to Only 4 points

    06/26/2020 4:26:18 PM PDT · by nwrep · 214 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 26, 2020 | Staff
    If the general election for President were held today, 43 percent of registered voters said they'd choose vote for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, while 39 percent said they would vote for a second President Trump term, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds. The four-point lead for the former vice president is down from 10 percentage points in the same poll from June 1-4. Trump trailed Biden 47-37 in that poll. Party loyalty seems to be intensifying for the President with a 4 percentage point increase of support among Republican voters. The Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 951 registered voters...
  • Trump can't divert military funds for border wall, federal appeals court says

    06/26/2020 11:33:25 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 76 replies
    CNN ^ | June 26, 2020 | Priscilla Alvarez
    The Trump administration doesn't have the authority to divert Pentagon funds to construct additional barriers on the US-Mexico border, a federal appeals court ruled Friday, days after President Donald Trump's visit to a section of the wall in Arizona. In a 2-1 ruling, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said that the transfer of $2.5 billion circumvented Congress, which holds the authority to appropriate money.
  • WSJ Editorial: The Trump Referendum. (Trump is beating Trump)

    06/26/2020 10:19:24 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 152 replies
    President Trump may soon need a new nickname for “Sleepy Joe” Biden. How does President-elect sound? On present trend that’s exactly what Mr. Biden will be on Nov. 4, as Mr. Trump heads for what could be an historic repudiation that would take the Republican Senate down with him. Mr. Trump refuses to acknowledge what every poll now says is true: His approval rating has fallen to the 40% or below that is George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter territory. They’re the last two Presidents to be denied a second term. This isn’t 2017 when Mr. Trump reached similar depths...
  • A Terrorist’s Ties to a Leading Black Lives Matter Group

    06/26/2020 4:51:37 AM PDT · by WWG1WWA · 51 replies
    CapitalResearch.org ^ | June 23, 2020 | Scott Walter
    Some conservatives have begun speculating the unrest in American cities—even as late as Monday night in Washington, DC, as “protestors” unsuccessfully worked to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson and set up an autonomous zone across the street from the White House—may in part be an attempt to affect the upcoming presidential election, with the chaos and violence intended to make it as difficult as possible for Donald Trump to win a second term. Lending credence to this idea is the fact that at least one board member of Thousand Currents—the group fiscally sponsoring the most organized part of...
  • Donald Trump is facing the prospect of a landslide loss

    06/25/2020 2:31:17 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 300 replies
    CNN ^ | June 25,2020 | Chris Cillizza
    (CNN)A half dozen new swing-state polls released Thursday morning suggest that not only would President Donald Trump lose if the election were held today, he would lose in a landslide. The surveys, conducted by The New York Times and Siena College, show Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden by double digits in Michigan (Biden +11), Wisconsin (Biden +11) and Pennsylvania (Biden+ 10) and by mid-single digits in North Carolina (Biden +9), Arizona (Biden +7) and Florida (Biden +6). Trump won every one of those states in the 2016 election. Switch them from red to blue and you can quickly...
  • Hundreds of National Guard troops mobilized to protect DC monuments amid protests

    06/24/2020 9:10:36 AM PDT · by tapatio · 94 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6-24--20 | By Ronn Blitzer, Lucas Tomlinson
    Hundreds of troops with the Washington, D.C., National Guard have mobilized to protect monuments in the nation's capital, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News on Wednesday. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt requested the action earlier this week, as protesters target statues and other historical markers during ongoing demonstrations in the wake of George Floyd's police custody death in Minneapolis at the end of May. TRUMP ISSUES WARNING AMID VANDALISM, EFFORT TO TOPPLE ANDREW JACKSON STATUE Protesters on Monday attempted to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square by the White House, and defaced it with the...
  • DC Circuit orders Judge Sullivan to grant the DOJ Motion to Dismiss.

    06/24/2020 7:24:07 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 40 replies
    DC Circuit orders Judge Sullivan to grant the DOJ Motion to Dismiss. They also "vacate the district court's order appointing an amicus as moot."
  • Trump orders law enforcement to arrest memorial vandals under federal act with up to 10-year sentence

    06/23/2020 6:36:28 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 83 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 23, 2020 | Madison Dibble
    President Trump said he has authorized federal law enforcement to arrest those caught vandalizing memorials and charge them under the Veterans' Memorial Preservation and Recognition Act. "I have authorized the Federal Government to arrest anyone who vandalizes or destroys any monument, statue or other such Federal property in the U.S. with up to 10 years in prison, per the Veteran’s Memorial Preservation Act, or such other laws that may be pertinent," the president tweeted Tuesday morning.
  • Tuesday Primary Thread: 6 things to watch

    06/23/2020 12:53:06 AM PDT · by RandFan · 97 replies
    Roll Call ^ | June 23 | Bridget Bowman, Niels Lesniewski, Stephanie Akin, and Chris Cioffi
    The successor to prison-bound former Rep. Chris Collins and the challenger to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will be decided Tuesday along with nominees for dozens of House seats as six states hold elections. But it may take several days for votes to be counted as states cope with an expected surge in mail-in ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic. Elections in Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina and Virginia had already been delayed, while South Carolina’s runoffs for state-level offices were always planned for Tuesday.In New York, Kentucky and North Carolina, which is hosting a GOP runoff for White...