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  • Trump holding a campaign rally in West Virginia Saturday

    09/23/2018 8:53:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 23, 2018 | The Associated Press
    President Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally in West Virginia on Saturday. The president will rally for a slate of Republican candidates in Wheeling, including the GOP Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey. Trump has remained very popular in West Virginia, where he has visited several times since taking office. He has intensified his efforts to help Republicans keep the Senate, campaigning in Nevada and Missouri in recent days....
  • Half of Trump Voters Think Women’s Harassment Claims ‘Often Cause More Problems Than They Solve’

    09/23/2018 1:46:38 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Brinkwire ^ | September 23, 2018
    A fair number of people who voted for President Donald Trump—just about half—think that women who complain about harassment often create more problems instead of solving anything, according to a new poll released this week. The survey from YouGov/The Economist asked respondents whether they agreed with this statement: “Women who complain about harassment often cause more problems than they solve.” Among Trump voters, 14 percent said they strongly agreed, while 34 percent agreed somewhat—meaning that overall, 48 percent agreed with the statement to some degree. Forty percent of Trump voters disagreed, to some degree, that “women who complain about harassment...
  • Martin O’Malley: Trump pushing more voters left in time for midterms (In Iowa. He's running?)

    09/22/2018 2:27:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Quad-City Times ^ | September 22, 2018 | Ed Tibbetts
    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley was in Davenport on Saturday, saying controversies in the White House are pushing unaligned voters to the left in a way that will help Democrats in this year’s midterm elections. “The crazier things get out of that Trump White House, the more independents look our way, and they’re coming our way strong,” O’Malley told more than 40 people at Scott County Democratic headquarters. O’Malley said that President Donald Trump has been a great recruitment tool for Democrats, and this year’s midterms are a chance to push back on the 2016 losses. “Great countries sometimes make...
  • Melania Trump: Lying media out to ‘destroy’ Trump, supporters

    09/21/2018 11:09:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 21, 2018 | Paul Bedard
    First lady Melania Trump has apparently had enough. In a fundraising memo to GOP supporters, the soft spoken Trump has ripped the media and Democrats for lying about her husband and his supporters. “Democrats and the opposition media are doing everything they possibly can to discredit Donald with false accusations by spreading their fake news and making it appear that he does not have the support of America’s voters,” she penned....
  • Donald Trump to be DEPRIVED of 2016 presidential campaign's SECRET weapon in 2020

    09/20/2018 7:36:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Express ^ | September 21, 2018 | Martina Bet
    DONALD TRUMP will be left without his secret campaign weapon in the 2020 presidential election, as Facebook has announced it will not offer the same support to US President as it did in 2016. The tech-giant declared its change in policy claiming that it will focus on providing support and information to all politicians and campaigns on its website politics.fb.com rather than visiting campaign headquarters. The company’s decision comes after more than a year of controversy over its role in the Trump campaign, with many alleging Facebook gave the American firebrand preferential treatment. In an interview with CBS News' 60...
  • Hillary Clinton: Trump will 'wholesale fire people' after midterm election

    09/18/2018 10:29:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 19, 2018 | Dennis Romero
    Clinton says Trump supporters don't "fully appreciate what is potential under this presidency." Hillary Clinton predicted Tuesday that President Donald Trump will "wholesale fire people" in the White House and become increasingly unaccountable, if Democrats don't check his power by winning a majority of seats in the House or Senate in the November midterm elections. Clinton made the remarks during the former secretary of state's appearance on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show." "What I worry about, Rachel, is that after this election this president is going to wholesale fire people," Clinton said. " ... And if we [Democrats] don’t have...
  • President Trump to hold rally in Springfield (Friday in Missouri)

    09/18/2018 6:26:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Joplin Globe ^ | September 18, 2018 | Tyler Wornell
    President Donald Trump will visit Springfield on Friday for a Make America Great Again Rally, his second stop in Springfield in the past year. Trump's 2020 re-election campaign is holding the rally at JQH Arena, 685 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway. Doors open at 4 p.m., and the event begins at 6:30 p.m. People interested in attending can register at donaldjtrump.com. The event comes after Trump, citing Hurricane Florence, canceled a re-election rally in Cape Girardeau scheduled for last Thursday. Friday will mark the third public event Trump has held in Missouri. He went to Springfield and St. Charles last...
  • Maxine Waters Suggests “Knocking Off” Trump Then “Going After” Pence

    09/17/2018 6:57:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | September 17, 2018 | Kemberlee Kaye
    “There are those who say, ‘What if we get rid of him? Then we’ve got that Vice President and he’ll be worse.’ I say knock off the first one and then go after the second one. We have the power.” You can always count on Rep. Maxine Waters to give away the plans to destroy Trump’s presidency and administration. The latest of which occurred Friday and included a suggestion to “knock off” Trump, which was greeted with applause and cheers. The National Newspaper Publishers Association gave Waters a National Leadership Award and Waters used her platform to trash Trump. Watch:...
  • Hillary Clinton in blistering new attack on Trump: 'Our democracy is in crisis'

    09/17/2018 2:32:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | September 17, 2018 | Ed Pilkington in New York
    Hillary Clinton has unleashed a blazing attack on Donald Trump, accusing the man who beat her in 2016 in the race for the White House of cruelty, negligence, corruption, dishonesty, racism and malevolence that have combined to put democracy in America into crisis. In an afterword to the new paperback edition of her book on her 2016 presidential election defeat, What Happened, Clinton makes her most excoriating takedown yet of Trump’s character and actions since he took office. The essay, published on Monday by the Atlantic, accuses the sitting president of undermining basic democratic values and positioning himself as a...
  • Michael Moore Thinks Donald Trump Or ‘One Of His Minions’ Wrote Anonymous NYT Op-Ed

    09/16/2018 9:04:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | September 16, 2018 | Hayley Miller
    The “Fahrenheit 11/9” director also said Americans should expect the “evil genius” to be re-elected in 2020. Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore said he believes President Donald Trump either wrote or directed one of his staffers to write the anonymous Op-Ed in The New York Times that described an alleged “resistance” effort within his administration. “Trump or one of his minions wrote it,” Moore told CNN in an interview published Sunday. “He’s the master distractor. He’s the king of the misdirect. If we have learned anything by now, it’s that he does things to get people to turn away.” He continued:...
  • Dianne Feinstein, What in the Hell Were You Thinking?

    09/15/2018 9:14:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 14, 2018 | Michael Tomasky
    Brett Kavanaugh stands accused of sexually assaulting a high school classmate. And Feinstein seems to have concluded that the public didn’t need to know this. First of all, what in blazes was Dianne Feinstein thinking? It was late July when she got that letter from a female constituent alleging that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school. And only this week did she bother to share it with her Democratic Judiciary Committee colleagues? And not only that. According to Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer’s explosive New Yorker piece posted Friday morning, those colleagues got wind of...
  • Omarosa: Hillary Clinton Was 'Robbed' in 2016 and 'I Was a Co-conspirator'

    09/15/2018 6:37:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    Newsweek ^ | September 11, 2018 | Harriet Sinclair
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has said that Hillary Clinton was “robbed” in the 2016 presidential election, describing herself as a “co-conspirator” in what happened. In an interview with The View on Monday, the ex-Apprentice contestant spoke about her time in the White House and the recordings she made of President Donald Trump while she worked with him. “You know, Hillary Clinton was robbed,” Manigault Newman told The View’s panel, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, and Abby Huntsman. “And I was…a co-conspirator in that robbery.” Speaking about Clinton, Manigault played a recording she said was...
  • President Trump to rally in Las Vegas, Sept. 20

    09/14/2018 11:56:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    KSNV-TV ^ | September 14, 2018 | Ashley Forest|
    LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — President Donald Trump will be making a stop in Las Vegas next week. He will be speaking at a "Make America Great Again" rally on Thursday, Sept. 20. The rally will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Doors are open to the general public at 4 p.m. The president is expected to speak around 7 that evening. This is the eleventh rally that President Trump has held in Nevada and the seventh rally in the Las Vegas area since he first began his race for president in June 2015.
  • Michael Avenatti Is Winning the 2020 Democratic Primary

    09/14/2018 7:05:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Politico ^ | September 14, 2018 | Bill Scher
    One month ago, Michael Avenatti—the Stormy Daniels lawyer, Donald Trump antagonist, and yes, potential 2020 presidential candidate—spoke at an Iowa Democratic Party fundraiser and declared to a cheering crowd that there was “no greater question facing our party and our nation” than “how” Democrats fight. He chastised Democrats for having “a tendency to bring nail clippers to a gun fight” when they should be fighting “fire with fire.” Avenatti is the lead storm chaser in a little-noticed front in the 2020 Democratic presidential campaign: Who can out-Trump the sitting president by going the furthest to break procedural “norms”? Even if...
  • If You’re Hoping Trump Will Be Impeached, Be Careful What You Wish For

    09/14/2018 4:43:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | September 14, 2018 | David S. Cohen
    Are you rooting hard for President Trump to be impeached and removed from office? Or, as the anonymous New York Times op-ed last week discussed, hoping there will be an invocation of the (completely unrealistic) 25th Amendment? Or better yet, for him to hang his head in shame and resign? If so, you’re certainly not alone, as every passing day there is new reason to doubt Trump’s competence and evidence linking him to criminal behavior is piling up. But there’s a huge risk: If Trump vacates the office, we could face almost 10 years of President Mike Pence. Is that...
  • Chelsea Clinton: It would be 'un-Christian' to go back to pre-Roe era

    09/13/2018 6:48:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 13, 2018 | Naomi Lim
    Chelsea Clinton said that it would be "un-Christian" to roll back abortion protections granted by the U.S. Supreme Court in Roe v. Wade. “When I think about all of the statistics, that are painful, of what women are confronting today in our country, and what even more women confronted pre- Roe, and how many women died, and how many more women were maimed because of unsafe abortion practices, we just can’t go back to that," Clinton said during a SiriusXM Progress Town Hall clip uploaded Thursday. "That’s unconscionable to me. And also, I’m sure that this will unleash another wave...
  • Jimmy Carter: To beat Trump, Dems cannot scare off moderates

    09/11/2018 7:22:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    KIRO-TV ^ | September 11, 2018 | Bill Barrow, The Associated Press
    Former President Jimmy Carter is cautioning Democrats that their path to defeating President Donald Trump depends on independents and moderates. Speaking at his presidential center in Atlanta on Tuesday, Carter said U.S. policies on immigration, the environment and human rights will not improve while Trump is in office. Carter also noted polls showing independents souring on the Republican administration....
  • Michael Moore Swipes Microphone From David Hogg After He Asks Canadians To Vote In U.S. Elections

    09/11/2018 8:52:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 10, 2018 | Tim Hains
    Gun control activist David Hogg joined activist Michael Moore in Canada for the premiere of his anti-Trump film "Fahrenheit 11/9." "I have a question for you guys: Who's ready to save America? Who's ready to make America the country we say it is on paper and make it the actual country that it wants to be?," Hogg asked the Canadian crowd. "I think the most important thing to realize, however, is the problems we face as a country, whether it be water in Flint, Michigan or the amount of mass incarceration of people of color that can't vote." "In Florida,...
  • Hillary Clinton lost to Donald Trump because Democrats were too inclusive: Study

    09/10/2018 2:07:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    Money Control ^ | September 10, 2018 | The Press Trust of India
    The study, published in the journal Leadership, suggests that the Republicans viewed Trump as strongly representing what they stand for creating party unity and success in the election. Hillary Clinton may have lost out to Donald Trump in the 2016 US presidential elections because the Democrats were too willing to welcome others with differing views into their party, a study has found. The study, published in the journal Leadership, suggests that the Republicans viewed Trump as strongly representing what they stand for creating party unity and success in the election. However, Democrats' greater inclusiveness and willingness to integrate members of...
  • Kavanaugh views Trump as an ‘oligarch,’ Feinstein says

    09/10/2018 1:34:21 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 10, 2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on Sunday put pressure on two female Republican senators to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying the nominee views the president as an “oligarch” who cannot be charged or investigated for crimes. “The president believes he is above the law. And this nominee believes this president cannot be investigated, cannot be tried,” Feinstein said at the Year of the Woman luncheon at a Santa Barbara hotel held by the Democratic Women of Santa Barbara County, the Los Angeles Times reported. The senator stressed that the confirmation of Kavanaugh depends on two Republican votes –...