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Vote for Trump? These Republican Leaders Aren’t on the Bandwagon.

Sunday  04:50,   07 june 2020

WASHINGTON — It was one thing in 2016 for top Republicans to take a stand against Donald J. Trump for president: He wasn’t likely to win anyway, the thinking went, and there was no ongoing conservative governing agenda that would be endangered. The... >>>

As Trump blames antifa, protest records show scant evidence

Sunday  02:47,   07 june 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scott Nichols, a balloon artist, was riding home on his scooter from the protests engulfing Minneapolis last weekend when he was struck by a rubber bullet fired from a cluster of police officers in riot gear. “I just pulled over... >>>

Democrats discover a new team player: Bernie Sanders

Sunday  02:30,   07 june 2020

After criticizing his role in 2016, top Democrats are heaping praise on Sanders and his top brass for working overtime to get Joe Biden elected.Four years later, they’re heaping praise on the Vermont senator and his top brass for their efforts to... >>>

Chainsaw-wielding racist gets boosted by a top Trump aide as race protests sweep the nation

Sunday  00:30,   07 june 2020

The activity by a senior Trump campaign adviser, and former White House aide, reflects a broader movement by some Republicans to attack the protests against police brutality.The two competing forces collided Saturday on the Twitter feed of Trump... >>>

The Class of 2020 Is Missing Out, and So Are Politicians

Saturday  23:25,   06 june 2020

The event comes with a captive audience of thousands — Republicans, Democrats, “apolitical” relatives, little siblings too young to vote. Everybody sits trapped in their bleacher seats. After 20 minutes, they dutifully applaud. For a politician, a... >>>

Analysis: White House, Pentagon tensions near breaking point

Saturday  22:41,   06 june 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions between the White House and Pentagon have stretched to near a breaking poin t over President Donald Trump's threat to use military force against street protests triggered by George Floyd's death. Friction in this... >>>

Democrats to Propose Broad Bill to Target Police Misconduct and Racial Bias

Saturday  21:30,   06 june 2020

Democrats in Congress plan to unveil expansive legislation on Monday that would make it easier to prosecute police misconduct and recover damages from officers found to have violated the constitutional rights of civilians, and step up pressure on... >>>

Anatomy of a political comeback: How Biden earned nomination

Saturday  20:51,   06 june 2020

This is how Joe Biden... >>>

Barr says he didn’t give tactical order to clear protesters

Saturday  20:15,   06 june 2020

Attorney General William Barr says law enforcement officers were already moving to push back protesters from a park in front of the White House when he arrived there.Barr’s comments in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday were his most... >>>

Katai dismissed for the racist comments of his wife

Saturday  19:30,   06 june 2020

© Provided by Sofoot It's Papa who drinks. The Los Angeles Galaxy has terminated the contract binding it to the international Serbian Aleksandar Katai, following racist remarks that his wife made about the recent demonstrations occurred these last... >>>

Ivanka Trump Blames "Cancel Culture" for Her Removal as Speaker at WSU Tech's Graduation Ceremony

Saturday  19:21,   06 june 2020

The university canceled her commencement speech amid the George Floyd protests. "Our nation’s campuses should be bastions of free speech. Cancel culture and viewpoint discrimination are antithetical to academia," Trump tweeted, after it was... >>>

George Floyd's brother set to testify in House hearing on police brutality

Saturday  18:50,   06 june 2020

The House Judiciary Committee is expected to hear from Philonise Floyd in the first House hearing on policing reforms since George Floyd's death, two sources said. The House Judiciary Committee is expected to hear testimony on Wednesday from... >>>

Trump plans a ‘recovery summer’ message against a bleak backdrop

Saturday  18:26,   06 june 2020

Surprise job growth last month is giving President Trump the message he wanted in a brutal election year. Democrats are already borrowing from the GOP playbook to push back. >>>

A third of Trump’s support in 2016 came from evangelicals — and he hasn’t lost them yet

Saturday  17:45,   06 june 2020

The president might want to start worrying about Catholic enthusiasm, though.President Trump holds a Bible in front of boarded up St John's Episcopal Church after walking across Lafayette Square from the White House on June... >>>

Democrats move within striking range of taking the Senate, forecasts say

Saturday  17:00,   06 june 2020

Joe Biden, the apparent Democratic nominee, claims his party can pick up six Senate seats.Election Day is still five months away, but recent polls, fundraising deficits and other problems for Republican incumbents have diminished their prospects and >>>