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Trump maintains Russian interference in 2020 election is about Sanders, not his reelection

Trump maintains Russian interference in 2020 election is about Sanders, not his reelection

discus63/iStock(WASHINGTON) — As questions about Russian interference in the 2020 presidential election continue to loom over both the president’s reelection campaign and the Democratic primary, President Donald Trump on Tuesday again denied that he’s receiving help from Russia, stressing he doesn’t want any assistance from any foreign powers.“First of all, I want no help from…

Both GOP and Democratic lawmakers slam Trump admin as unprepared for coronavirus

Both GOP and Democratic lawmakers slam Trump admin as unprepared for coronavirus

Moussa81/iStock(WASHINGTON) — With an uptick in coronavirus cases in the U.S. expected to rise, lawmakers on Tuesday hammered President Donald Trump’s top advisers on whether the administration was doing enough almost two months into the global crisis and expressing deep skepticism of the president’s claims that the situation was “under control.””It looks like they’re getting…

Donald Trump accuses Supreme Court justices of bias in 1st direct attack as president

Donald Trump accuses Supreme Court justices of bias in 1st direct attack as president

peterspiro/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday demanded that two sitting U.S. Supreme Court justices recuse themselves from all Trump-related matters, insisting without evidence that they have treated him unfairly.“While ‘elections have consequences’, I only ask for fairness, especially when it comes to decisions made by the United States Supreme Court!” Trump said in a…

Judge expresses concern for Stone juror’s safety as Trump continues attacks

Judge expresses concern for Stone juror’s safety as Trump continues attacks

DNY59/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who last week sentenced longtime GOP operative Roger Stone to more than three years in prison, on Tuesday expressed concern for the safety of a juror from Stone’s trial after President Donald Trump repeatedly accused her of being biased.“The president of the United States used his Twitter platform…

Trump says coronavirus ‘under control’ in US, problem going to ‘go away’

Trump says coronavirus ‘under control’ in US, problem going to ‘go away’

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(NEW DELHI, India) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday played down concerns about the coronavirus in the U.S., saying the situation was “under control” and was a “problem that’s going to go away.” “We have very few people with it,” Trump told reporters at a news conference in New…

Amid newly solidified front-runner status, Sanders poised to be top target at debate

Amid newly solidified front-runner status, Sanders poised to be top target at debate

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The last debate may have been a pile on for former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, but with a decisive victory in Nevada under his belt, Sen. Bernie Sanders has solidified his front-runner status in the Democratic primary and his competitors have sharpened their attacks on the Vermont senator, questioning his…

Trump hails Weinstein conviction as ‘victory’ for women

Trump hails Weinstein conviction as ‘victory’ for women

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(NEW DELHI, India) — Reacting to Harvey Weinstein’s conviction on criminal sexual assault and third-degree rape charges, President Donald Trump hailed a New York jury’s decision as a “great victory” for women and sought to tie the disgraced movie mogul to prominent Democrats. “I think from the standpoint of…

Sanders slammed by pro-Israel group for boycotting their conference

Sanders slammed by pro-Israel group for boycotting their conference

baona/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The influential pro-Israel lobbying group American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is criticizing 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders after he decided to skip the organization’s annual policy conference in March, calling it a platform for “leaders who express bigotry.””The Israeli people have the right to live in peace and security. So do…

Trump maintains Russian interference in 2020 election is about Sanders, not his reelection

Trump maintains Russian interference in 2020 election is about Sanders, not his reelection

discus63/iStock(WASHINGTON) — As questions about Russian interference in the 2020 presidential election continue to loom over both the president’s reelection campaign and the Democratic primary, President Donald Trump on Tuesday again denied that he’s receiving help from Russia, stressing he doesn’t want any assistance from any foreign powers.“First of all, I want no help from…

Both GOP and Democratic lawmakers slam Trump admin as unprepared for coronavirus

Both GOP and Democratic lawmakers slam Trump admin as unprepared for coronavirus

Moussa81/iStock(WASHINGTON) — With an uptick in coronavirus cases in the U.S. expected to rise, lawmakers on Tuesday hammered President Donald Trump’s top advisers on whether the administration was doing enough almost two months into the global crisis and expressing deep skepticism of the president’s claims that the situation was “under control.””It looks like they’re getting…

Donald Trump accuses Supreme Court justices of bias in 1st direct attack as president

Donald Trump accuses Supreme Court justices of bias in 1st direct attack as president

peterspiro/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday demanded that two sitting U.S. Supreme Court justices recuse themselves from all Trump-related matters, insisting without evidence that they have treated him unfairly.“While ‘elections have consequences’, I only ask for fairness, especially when it comes to decisions made by the United States Supreme Court!” Trump said in a…

Judge expresses concern for Stone juror’s safety as Trump continues attacks

Judge expresses concern for Stone juror’s safety as Trump continues attacks

DNY59/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who last week sentenced longtime GOP operative Roger Stone to more than three years in prison, on Tuesday expressed concern for the safety of a juror from Stone’s trial after President Donald Trump repeatedly accused her of being biased.“The president of the United States used his Twitter platform…