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News : Politics

McDaniel says GOP voters "overwhelmingly" agree with Trump's record

Sunday  20:20,   28 february 2021

McDaniel said she does not know if Mr. Trump will run for president again in 2024.In an interview with "Face the Nation," McDaniel was pressed on the continued embrace of Mr. Trump by some wings of the GOP, even as the party grapples with losing the >>>

Cuomo's office turns over sexual harassment investigation after Democrats question independence

Sunday  20:20,   28 february 2021

Cuomo had appointed a former judge to review the claims, made by two ex-aides, but even some close allies pushed back.The announcement came after top Democrats said Cuomo hadn't gone far enough to ensure the independence of the inquiry into the... >>>

Virginia lawmakers approve recreational marijuana use

Sunday  20:20,   28 february 2021

Virginia lawmakers passed a bill on Saturday that will legalize recreational marijuana in 2024.Passing the bill was top priority for state Democrats who portrayed the bill as a way to end laws that disproportionately affect people of color, the... >>>

Cuomo, facing pressure from Democrats, agrees to independent probe of sexual harassment allegations

Sunday  20:20,   28 february 2021

Some Democratic lawmakers joined Republicans to call on Cuomo to immediately resign and others have criticized the governor's pick to lead a review.The Cuomo administration said it will ask New York state attorney general Letitia James and Janet >>>

Cuomo reverses course, asks New York Attorney General and top judge to appoint independent investigator over sexual harassment claims

Sunday  20:20,   28 february 2021

Cuomo faced flak for appointing a former federal judge with ties to an ally to lead the investigation into the two claims of sexual harassment.In a Sunday press release, Cuomo's office said he would instead ask New York Attorney General Letitia... >>>

Bill Cassidy says it's dangerous for GOP to 'idolize' Trump

Sunday  20:15,   28 february 2021

"If we idolize one person, we will lose," the Louisiana senator said.“Over the last four years, we have lost the House, the Senate and the presidency,” Cassidy (R-La.) told CNN’s “State of the Union” in an... >>>

Senators hope for more Saudi sanctions in wake of Khashoggi report

Sunday  20:15,   28 february 2021

"I don't think that the chapter is closed on the outcome of the disclosure of this report,” Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono said.“No, I don't think he does go far enough, although you have to give him credit because he's actually increased... >>>

Transcript: Andy Beshear on "Face the Nation"

Sunday  19:50,   28 february 2021

The following is a transcript of an interview with Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear that aired Sunday, February 28, 2021, on "Face the Nation."MARGARET BRENNAN: We want to take a closer look now at one state's efforts to get teachers vaccinated and... >>>

Noem responds to Fauci's accusation she didn't trust experts, says she 'most certainly did'

Sunday  19:50,   28 february 2021

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem slammed Dr. Anthony Fauci for accusing her of ignoring experts in her state’s response to COVID-19, insisting that she was able to listen to experts while telling the citizens of her state the "truth" about the... >>>

Cuomo asks state AG, top judge, to launch harassment probe

Sunday  19:50,   28 february 2021

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cuomo asks state attorney general, top judge to appoint independent lawyer to investigate sexual harassment allegations New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked the state's attorney general and chief appeals court judge to... >>>

Nunes says security in DC is 'narrative building' to portray Republicans as 'dangerous domestic terrorist' threats

Sunday  19:32,   28 february 2021

Republican Rep. Devin Nunes said the precautions taken in Washington, D.C., to prevent potential attacks on government buildings is “narrative building” to portray Republicans as a “dangerous domestic terrorist threat.” © Provided by Washington... >>>

A bipartisan coronavirus relief bill would be easier to pass: GOP Sen. Rob Portman

Sunday  19:32,   28 february 2021

Retiring Republican Sen. Rob Portman appeared on ABC's "This Week." "There's an easy answer to this, let's make it bipartisan," Portman told ABC News Chief Anchor George... >>>

WH Press Secretary Calls Cuomo Sexual Harassment Allegations 'Serious' and 'Hard to Read'

Sunday  19:32,   28 february 2021

"President Biden has been consistent that he believes every woman should be heard, should be treated with respect and with dignity," Jen Psaki said.Cuomo, a Democrat, is facing significant criticism and scrutiny after two former staffers came... >>>

Transcript: Kristi Noem on "Face the Nation"

Sunday  19:32,   28 february 2021

The following is a transcript of an interview with South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem that aired Sunday, February 28, 2021, on "Face the Nation."MARGARET BRENNAN: And we're back with the governor of South Dakota, Kristi Noem. She's attending the... >>>

Transcript: Ronna McDaniel on "Face the Nation"

Sunday  19:32,   28 february 2021

The following is a transcript of an interview with RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel that aired February 28, 2021, on "Face the Nation."MARGARET BRENNAN: We're back with the head of the Republican Party, RNC chair Ronna McDaniel. She's in Northville,... >>>