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Pelosi calls Trump's decision to withdraw US from WHO 'an act of extraordinary senselessness'

Saturday  05:05,   30 may 2020

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) panned President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the World Health Organization (WHO), calling the move "senseless.""The President's withdrawal from @WHO as it leads the fight against COVID-19 is an act... >>>

Senate GOP chairman criticizes Trump withdrawal from WHO

Saturday  02:25,   30 may 2020

Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said Friday that he disagrees with President Trump's decision to end U.S. membership in the World Health Organization (WHO), adding a prominent Republican voice to criticism of the move... >>>

Team Biden on Klobuchar: ‘We Need to Avoid Her’

Saturday  01:55,   30 may 2020

Civil unrest in Amy Klobuchar's home state of Minnesota in response to the death of a black man at the hands of a white police officer—and scrutiny of her record as a prosecutor in the state’s largest county—appears to have hampered her hope of... >>>

Florida governor asks court to stay felon voting ruling

Saturday  01:20,   30 may 2020

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis gave notice on Friday that he will appeal a federal judge's decision on voting rights for felons, while asking for a stay on the ruling that appeared to clear the way for hundreds of thousands of citizens to vote in >>>

Flynn urged Russian ambassador to take 'reciprocal' actions, transcripts show

Saturday  01:05,   30 may 2020

Incoming national security adviser Michael Flynn told Russia’s ambassador to Washington in late 2016 to take “reciprocal” actions in response to Obama administration sanctions for election interference, rather than escalating the situation into a... >>>

Former Justice Department official says Trump is 'basically calling for the shooting of protesters'

Saturday  00:51,   30 may 2020

The former head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division told Yahoo News she feels “absolute and total disgust” over President Trump’s tweet Friday morning that seemed to imply protesters demonstrating against police brutality in... >>>

Trump's Remark About Shooting Looters Dates Back to 1960s Racial Unrest

Saturday  00:51,   30 may 2020

An incendiary phrase used by President Trump in a tweet about the protests over George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis appears to have originated in a 1967 news conference held by a Miami police chief long accused of using racist tactics in his force’s >>>

North Carolina officials push RNC to provide a detailed safety plan for convention

Saturday  00:25,   30 may 2020

Before greenlighting a political convention that could draw tens of thousands of people, North Carolina’s top health official told the RNC and convention officials they must provide a detailed plan about how they will safely conduct their... >>>

Probe: Top US official misused office to get son-in-law job

Saturday  00:15,   30 may 2020

A senior Trump administration official misused his office for private gain by capitalizing on his government connections to help get his son-in-law hired at the Environmental Protection Agency, investigators said in a report obtained by The... >>>

Flynn, Kislyak transcripts transmitted to Congress after DNI declassification

Saturday  00:05,   30 may 2020

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe has transmitted declassified transcripts of phone conversations between then-incoming White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December 2016 to >>>

Trump schedules in-person fundraisers as shackles come off

Friday  23:55,   29 may 2020

Donald Trump is resuming in-person fundraising events — the most concrete move yet by the president to restart typical election-year activities halted by the coronavirus. Trump is slated to host a June 11 fundraiser at a private home in Dallas... >>>

Next coronavirus stimulus bill will be the 'final' one, Mitch McConnell says

Friday  23:40,   29 may 2020

As McConnell pledges caution, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi are pushing him to quickly approve more coronavirus relief measures.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Friday that Congress will decide whether to pass a "final" coronavirus... >>>

House Democrats launch inquiry into Medicare stimulus payouts

Friday  23:25,   29 may 2020

Two U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Friday launched an inquiry into whether the Health and Human Services Department misdirected billions of dollars in coronavirus stimulus money to healthcare providers facing criminal or civil fraud... >>>

Obama: Racism must never be "normal" in the USA

Friday  23:25,   29 may 2020

© RHONA WISE After the death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd due to the brutal behavior of white police officers, former US President Barack Obama has now spoken out. Racism should never be "normal" in the US, he said. Former US... >>>

Trump says terminating US relationship with World Health Organization over virus

Friday  23:20,   29 may 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he is terminating the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus, saying the WHO had essentially become a puppet organization of China. Appearing in the... >>>