The Raw Story - 29 min 24 sec ago
Turkish President Tayyip Erdo an thumbed his nose at President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Pence had been scheduled to meet Thursday with the Turkish president in Ankara to urge an immediate ceasefire in Syria and work toward a negotiated settlement, but Erdo an abruptly snubbed the U.S. vice president. Erdo an told Sky News that […]...
The Raw Story - 37 min 39 sec ago
President Donald Trump claimed Democrats are trying to impeach him because they can’t beat him in an election. Trump, who won the first political campaign he’d ever run but now finds himself trailing several Democratic candidates in early polling, said he didn’t see anyone onstage at Wednesday’s debate who could beat him in 2020. “You […]...
Reuters - 51 min 39 sec ago
U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser flew to Turkey on Wednesday as part of an emergency delegation to try to persuade Ankara to halt an assault on northern Syria that has forced Washington into an abrupt retreat.
CNBC - 1 hour 31 min ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry.
Mother Jones - 1 hour 56 min ago
President Donald Trump’s sudden withdrawal of United States forces from Syria last week has pitted US allies against each other, liberated ISIS prisoners and terrorist detainees, strengthened the positions of Syria and Russia, and left the region in turmoil. Without US troops preventing Turkish forces from attacking the Kurds who had been longtime allies in the […]...
The Raw Story - 2 hours 3 min ago
Editor's note: If the House of Representatives concludes its impeachment inquiry by passing articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump, attention will turn to the Senate. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, is known as a master of the Senate's rules, and has been raising campaign donations with ads touting the power he would […]...
Roll Call - 2 hours 27 min ago
CHARLESTON, S.C. Rep. Joe Cunningham spent his final day of a two-week district work period here Monday talking to local fishermen about adjusting to climate change and to a conservation group about banning offshore drilling top issues for constituents of his coastline district. Cunningham, the first Democrat to represent the 1st District in more than a quarter century, did not talk about the House's impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, except to answer reporters' questions about...
The Raw Story - 2 hours 56 min ago
President Donald Trump unleashed his second attack on the media over the course of less than 24 hours, this time attacking his top news target, CNN, as “a virtual fraud.” The president also claimed “rumor has it” CNN’s president, Jeff Zucker, “will be resigining momentarily?” (The typo is Mr. Trump’s.) Now that we have found […]...
Roll Call - 2 hours 57 min ago
Senior White House officials and House Republicans are basing their counter-impeachment arguments on House Democrats' process rather than legal arguments but President Donald Trump is again doing his own thing and arguing the probe is invalid because, he says, he committed no crimes. The president has no formal legal training, but that is not stopping him from leading his own legal defense, using tweets and public comments to claim House Democrats have no grounds to impeach him and the Senate...
CNBC - 3 hours 8 min ago
President Donald Trump is isolating the U.S. and jeopardizing global economic growth, former Mexican President Vicente Fox told CNBC Wednesday.
UPI - 4 hours 10 min ago
Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar has endorsed Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination to go up against President Donald Trump in next year's election, according to his campaign.
Reuters - 4 hours 35 min ago
The barrage of questions fired at Elizabeth Warren at Tuesday's debate in Ohio underscored her new front-runner status in the Democratic presidential race, but also lingering concern within the party over whether the progressive senator can defeat President Donald Trump next year.
Reuters - 5 hours 56 sec ago
Democratic presidential hopefuls denounced President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops back from northern Syria, saying in an Ohio debate on Tuesday he had endangered America's longtime Kurdish allies while empowering foes Russia and Syria.
Reuters - 6 hours 22 min ago
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren went after big tech during the Democratic debate on Tuesday but brushed off rival Kamala Harris's challenge to join her in calling for President Donald Trump's suspension from Twitter.
Reuters - 6 hours 55 min ago
The 12 Democrats meeting in the fourth presidential debate on Tuesday night found a unifying message right off the bat: Republican President Donald Trump is a corrupt president who must go.
UPI - 7 hours 32 min ago
Democrats tackled current events including the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and the conflict in Syria during the fourth round of 2020 presidential debates on Tuesday.
The Raw Story - 7 hours 50 min ago
Sen. Kamala Harris shut down MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes during a post-debate interview on Tuesday evening. Hayes questioned Harris about her call for Twitter to follow their terms of service and kick President Donald Trump off of the platform. “Do you think he puts people's lives in danger when he targets them in tweets?” Hayes […]...
UPI - 8 hours 2 min ago
House Democrats will not hold a floor vote to formally authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump "at this time," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday.
Spin - 8 hours 43 min ago
Round four of the 2020 Democratic presidential debates, held in Westerville, Ohio, on October 15, is over and done with. The debate featured 12 candidates vying for the party's nomination to square off against President Donald Trump next year. It was also billionaire and impeachment activist Tom Steyer's first appearance on a debate . The…...
Reuters - 9 hours 4 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, the White House said on Tuesday.
The Raw Story - 9 hours 30 min ago
by Kenneth R. Peres Corruption. It's a word we hear a lot these days. The press primarily focuses on the type of corruption characterized by individual government officials who use their political power to reward themselves and/or their allies. Recent examples/allegations include President Donald Trump's attempt to strong arm the president of Ukraine to benefit Trump's reelection […]...
Boston Herald - 9 hours 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine, and those of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, as the swift-moving probe by House Democrats showed no signs Tuesday of easing.
The Raw Story - 9 hours 59 min ago
At the Democratic debate in Ohio on Tuesday, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), both veterans, clashed over the future of Syria policy now that President Donald Trump has unexpectedly withdrawn troops from the region and created chaos. Buttigieg condemned Trump’s policy, saying “When I was deployed I knew one of […]...
Canoe News - 10 hours 17 min ago
The Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues visited the White House on Tuesday, showing up en masse for a ceremony with President Donald Trump in the Rose Garden. “It was a very lighthearted, fun kind of celebration,” said Blues chairman Tom Stillman, who gave the president a “Trump” No. 45 Blues jersey. “You don’t expect […]...