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News : Politics

Rudy Giuliani denies having mentioned a presidential pardon with Donald Trump

Wednesday  00:55,   02 december 2020

Subject to an investigation for his business in Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani has denied asking for a presidential pardon from Donald Trump. © Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Rudy Giuliani A preemptive pardon for a change of administration? On Tuesday, Rudy... >>>

Trump considers 2024 campaign kickoff on Inauguration Day

Wednesday  00:50,   02 december 2020

The president is not expected to attend his successor's inauguration or even call him but could hold a campaign event Jan. 20.There is “preliminary planning” underway for a Jan. 20 event to kick off a new Trump bid, the people familiar with the... >>>

North Carolina GOP congressman tests positive for COVID-19

Wednesday  00:50,   02 december 2020

Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) on Tuesday became the second House lawmaker this week to announce he's tested positive for COVID-19. The announcement comes amid a recent rise in coronavirus cases among lawmakers that reflects the surge happening across... >>>

Georgia voters choose interim successor to the late John Lewis

Wednesday  00:50,   02 december 2020

The winner of the special election runoff Tuesday will serve for just a few weeks, filling the remainder of Lewis’s term, which ends Jan. 3. Rep.-elect Nikema Williams won the seat last month.Former Morehouse College president Robert Franklin and... >>>

Michigan Republican Threatens to Adjourn Election Hearing As Trump Supporters Chant 'Do Your Job' Outside

Wednesday  00:50,   02 december 2020

A slew of GOP poll challengers, officials and Trump allies discussed alleged 2020 voting irregularities at the Michigan Senate Oversight Committee hearing. Their allegations mirrored unverified claims made by the president's campaign in its attempt... >>>

Florida become the third state to cross 1 million COVID-19 cases

Wednesday  00:50,   02 december 2020

Florida on Tuesday became the third state to hit a total of 1 million coronavirus cases as the nation grapples with an alarming spike in infections.The Florida Department of Health tallied 1,008,166 cases for the state after over 8,800 new... >>>

Federal agencies warn that hackers are targeting US think tanks

Wednesday  00:35,   02 december 2020

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned Tuesday that major hacking groups are targeting U.S. think tanks.The agencies put out an alert noting that advanced persistent... >>>

Georgia Senate Runoffs Spawn Huge Requests for Absentee Ballots in Cobb County

Wednesday  00:35,   02 december 2020

Georgia voters are expressing keen interest in next month's runoffs for two U.S. Senate seats that will determine which of the two major parties will control the nation's top legislative body.Absentee ballots for the January 5 runoff... >>>

John Durham named special counsel investigating 2016 presidential campaign investigators

Wednesday  00:30,   02 december 2020

The appointment virtually ensures Durham keeps his investigation going and allows Republicans to keep some political focus on Trump's accusations of a "witch hunt"The announcement on Tuesday doubles down on one of President Donald Trump's... >>>

Net neutrality push coming under Biden, Republican FCC commissioner warns

Wednesday  00:30,   02 december 2020

Net neutrality rules to regulate internet companies could return, thanks to Democrats taking back the majority at the Federal Communications Commission, a Republican at the commission said. © Provided by Washington Examiner “There are a significant... >>>

Barr names Russia prosecutor Durham as special counsel, ensures probe continues under Biden

Wednesday  00:30,   02 december 2020

The attorney general's Durham move ensures that the Russia inquiry will go on under Biden's administration.Barr notified Congress on Tuesday that he made the appointment just before the November election to provide Connecticut U.S. Attorney... >>>

Biden, Harris to sit with CNN's Tapper in first post-election joint interview

Wednesday  00:30,   02 december 2020

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will sit for their first joint post-election interview on Thursday with CNN's Jake Tapper.CNN announced on Tuesday that portions of the Biden and Harris interview would air during... >>>

A bipartisan group of senators wants to pass emergency Covid-19 relief

Wednesday  00:30,   02 december 2020

The latest competing Covid-19 relief proposals in Congress, explained.The proposal comes after months of stalemate on stimulus talks, and during a critical time in the Covid-19 crisis. About 14 million Americans receiving unemployment benefits will... >>>

William Barr Kept Silent For Weeks As Trump's Voter Fraud Conspiracy Theories Spread

Wednesday  00:25,   02 december 2020

Attorney General William Barr, who has served as President Donald Trump’s right-hand man and protector, waited nearly an entire month after the 2020 presidential election to publicly state the obvious: Trump doesn’t have evidence for his conspiracy... >>>

Is Rudy Giuliani Just Trying to Save Himself?

Wednesday  00:25,   02 december 2020

The former mayor’s fevered efforts to overturn the election results may be about self-preservation more than anything else.Giuliani has shown unswerving loyalty, gleefully obfuscated facts, launched wild attacks on the media, hosted circus-style... >>>