The Raw Story - 7 hours 29 min ago
On Tuesday, Twitter added a warning label to President Donald Trump’s tweets ranting against mail-in voting the first time the social media network has ever done this to a message from the president of the United States. The pair of tweets in question claimed, with no factual basis, that absentee ballots will be “substantially […]...
The Raw Story - 7 hours 41 min ago
In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash on Tuesday, former Vice President Joe Biden laid into President Donald Trump for his comments belittling his decision to wear a mask at the Memorial Day events at the beginning of the week. “He’s a fool, an absolute fool to talk that way,” said Biden. He added that […]...
Reuters - 7 hours 46 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper needs to decide within a week whether the Republican National Convention can take place with full attendance in North Carolina in late August as planned.
Reuters - 7 hours 48 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed his desire for a full military withdrawal from Afghanistan but added that he had not set a target date, amid speculation he might make ending America's longest war part of his re-election campaign.
Reuters - 7 hours 50 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is preparing to take action against China this week over its effort to impose national security laws on Hong Kong, but did not give details.
Reuters - 7 hours 55 min ago
The AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. coalition of labor unions, endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president on Tuesday, promising to launch an effort to beat Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.
The Raw Story - 7 hours 59 min ago
At Tuesday’s coronavirus press briefing, President Donald Trump was pressed on whether he really has the authority to force governors to allow houses of worship to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. “Can you explain what authority you had in mind when you said that you would do that?” asked a reporter. The president emphasized that […]...
The Raw Story - 8 hours 7 min ago
At Tuesday’s White House press briefing, President Donald Trump was asked by reporters if he was aware of the letter from the widower of deceased congressional aide Lori Klausutis, begging the president to stop promoting conspiracy theories that she had been murdered by former representative and MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. The president replied, “Yeah I […]...
The Raw Story - 8 hours 13 min ago
At Tuesday’s White House coronavirus press briefing, President Donald Trump got into an argument with Reuters correspondent Jeff Mason, when he commanded him to take off his protective face mask. Mason refused to do so, at which point Trump mocked him, saying “You want to be politically correct.” Trump also repeated a line previously made […]...
The Raw Story - 8 hours 38 min ago
On Tuesday, at a press conference, President Donald Trump mused aloud whether he should start taking insulin. “I don't use insulin. Should I be? Huh? I never thought about it,” he said. “But I know a lot of people are very badly affected, right?” he added a second later. “Unbelievable.” Insulin is a crucial hormone […]...
Fox News - 8 hours 43 min ago
White House officials said Tuesday that President Donald Trump is "displeased" with China's latest attempt to curb Hong Kong autonomy with a new national security law.
Canoe News - 9 hours 8 min ago
Twitter Inc. said on Tuesday it would take no action at this time on tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump about the 2001 death of a former congressional staff member for Joe Scarborough, after her widower asked the company to remove them for furthering false claims. In a letter to Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey […]...
Reuters - 9 hours 18 min ago
President Donald Trump's economic adviser said on Tuesday that China was making "a big mistake" with planned national security legislation on Hong Kong and pledged Washington would pay expenses of U.S. firms that wanted to shift operations from the territory or China.
Reuters - 9 hours 21 min ago
Joe Biden hired a senior staffer to work on voter protection issues, his presidential campaign said on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump again blasted states' efforts to expand voting by mail in light of the coronavirus pandemic ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
The Daily Beast - 9 hours 21 min ago
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Tuesday trotted out the administration's defense of President Donald Trump's repeated and baseless accusations that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough may have murdered a former staffer. The president is justified in dragging out a dead woman and her widower in order to attack the Morning Joe host, McEnany claimed, because Scarborough once seemed to joke about the death himself during a 2003 media appearance. For weeks now, the president has revived...
Reuters - 9 hours 27 min ago
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday called on President Donald Trump to invest in infrastructure to jumpstart the U.S. economy as states further relaxed lockdowns and partygoers flouted precautions aimed at curtailing the novel coronavirus.
ABC News - 9 hours 29 min ago
The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies says she is not intimidated by criticism from President Donald Trump...
The Raw Story - 9 hours 43 min ago
President Donald Trump on Tuesday alarmed pro-democracy advocates once again by elevating his attacks on voting rights by falsely claiming that mail-in ballots are inherently “rigged” and suggested the results of the November general election would be illegitimate if a vote-by-mail system is used. The president who has long railed against supposed “voter fraud” despite multiple studies showing cases […]...
Reuters - 9 hours 47 min ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary Katie Miller said on Tuesday she was back at work after recovering from COVID-19, a case that helped encourage White House officials to start wearing masks and take stricter safety precautions around President Donald Trump.
Reuters - 9 hours 48 min ago
The Defense Department's deputy inspector general resigned on Tuesday, more than a month after President Donald Trump removed him as the Pentagon's acting inspector general, becoming the latest official in a federal oversight role to depart.
The Raw Story - 10 hours 54 sec ago
On CNN Tuesday, legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin laid into Twitter for their refusal to take down tweets from President Donald Trump falsely accusing MSNBC host and former Congressman Joe Scarborough of murdering a staffer despite pleas from the staffer’s family to make him stop. “Twitter says it’s deeply sorry about the pain, that they’re […]...
Reuters - 10 hours 13 min ago
President Donald Trump's economic adviser said on Tuesday China was making "a big mistake" with planned national security legislation on Hong Kong and pledged Washington would pay expenses of U.S. firms that wanted to shift operations from the territory or China.
CNBC - 10 hours 15 min ago
President Donald Trump's favorite social media platform, Twitter, on Tuesday began fact-checking his posts, applying warning labels to two of his tweets that made misleading claims about mail-in voting.
Boston Herald - 10 hours 18 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two GOP governors are offering up their states to host the Republican National Convention — a day after President Donald Trump threatened to pull the convention out of North Carolina if that state’s Democratic governor doesn't assure him that the August gathering can go forward despite coronavirus fears.