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News : Politics

Moscow Already 'Studying' Top-Secret Records From Trump Raid: Russian Media

Sunday  00:30,   14 august 2022

"What's the point of searching?" a Russian television host asked, suggesting the Kremlin had already reviewed the documents.The FBI, with the approval of Attorney General Merrick Garland, carried out a raid of Trump's Florida residence looking... >>>

NYT editorial board endorses Nadler, Maloney and Goldman in contentious primaries

Sunday  00:21,   14 august 2022

The New York Times editorial board made three endorsements in New York’s contentious House primaries Saturday. The editorial board said it would back Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) in the 12th Congressional District, Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-N.Y.)... >>>

'But his Mar-a-Lago!' and the revenge of Hillary Clinton

Sunday  00:21,   14 august 2022

The first bit of public schadenfreude about former President Donald Trump’s deepening problems with federal documents seized from his Florida home came, predictably enough, from Hillary Clinton. Clinton tweeted out a merchandise link to encourage... >>>

RESULTS: Hawaii holds primary elections

Sunday  00:20,   14 august 2022

Hawaiians are voting in two crowded Democratic primaries for governor and a representative for the state's 2nd Congressional District.There'll be at least one new face in the Aloha State's solidly Democratic congressional delegation next... >>>

Trump lawyer says she's told him all litigation involving the former president 'will stop' if he announces he's not running for office in 2024

Saturday  23:30,   13 august 2022

"I told him this is going to actually increase your support in your base," Alina Habb said about the FBI raid, noting Trump was "honestly not surprised" by it."If he's not leading in the polls – I've sat across from him, every time he gets... >>>

NYT publishes Nadler, Maloney interviews showing conflicting responses on Biden reelection

Saturday  23:30,   13 august 2022

Interviews with Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) by the New York Times editorial board showed the candidates offering conflicting responses on whether President Biden should run again. The Democrats are facing off in the 12th >>>

Democratic Rep. Carolyn Maloney said 'off the record' that Biden is not running for re-election in 2024: report

Saturday  23:30,   13 august 2022

"Off the record, he's not running again," Rep. Maloney said during a New York Times interview. "On the record? No, he should not run again."President Joe Biden has been clear that he plans to run for a second term in... >>>

New York Times Sticks It to Progressives in New York’s Democratic Primary

Saturday  23:30,   13 august 2022

The editorial board’s backing of Dan Goldman, Jerry Nadler, and Sean Patrick Maloney for Congress also shows a disdain for identity politics.All of this is obvious and not particularly new. The Times’ backing in high-profile local contests has... >>>

Suspect charged with second-degree attempted murder in connection to Rushdie attack

Saturday  22:21,   13 august 2022

A New York district attorney announced on Saturday that a suspect has been charged in connection with the stabbing attack on author Salman Rushdie at an event in western New York. Chautauqua County District Attorney Jason Schmidt said in a statement >>>

Trump lawyer in June said classified material had been returned -NY Times

Saturday  22:21,   13 august 2022

Trump lawyer in June said classified material had been returned -NY TimesThe statement was signed after Jay Bratt, a top national security official in the U.S. Department of Justice, visited Trump's South Florida beach club on June 3, the New York... >>>

SEE IT: Donald Trump lashes out after FBI search warrant unsealed by calling it a 'scam'

Saturday  22:21,   13 august 2022

Former President Donald Trump has lashed out at the FBI in the wake of the search warrant used in its raid on Mar-a-Lago being unsealed. "Like all of the other Hoaxes and Scams that they've used to try and silence the voice of a vast majority of the >>>

Kinzinger on his public feud with Trump over election lies and the GOP's 'creepy' obsession with the former president: 'He won in the short term'

Saturday  22:21,   13 august 2022

"He won in the short term, at least," Kinzinger said of Trump. "There's no use in pretending somehow I scored some major victory and saved the party."The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, riot has hosted six public... >>>

Rudy Giuliani says Trump will 'raid every one of Biden's houses' if the former president wins the 2024 presidential election

Saturday  22:20,   13 august 2022

"Breaking into the home of a former president is a political act — particularly since you're breaking precedent," Giuliani told The New York Post. The FBI is probing Trump for potential violations of the Espionage Act and obstruction of justice. >>>

What takes years and costs $20K? A San Francisco trash can

Saturday  21:02,   13 august 2022

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — What takes four years to make and costs more than $20,000? A trash can in San Francisco. That costly, boxy bin is among six trash cans hitting San Francisco's streets this summer in the city's long saga in search of the... >>>

Orbán dazzles US conservatives — what do they see in him?

Saturday  21:02,   13 august 2022

Why would the leader of a country the size of Indiana have such an outsized effect on the Trump-wing of the Republican Party? Orbán is proof of concept that a proudly un-woke leader can repeatedly win elections by leading with illiberalism.  Over... >>>