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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at age 99
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:20:31 -0400
John Paul Stevens, the second oldest and third longest-serving Supreme Court justice, was a Republican president's nominee but led the liberal wing.
       
Ted Lieu on Trump tweets: Suspicion of immigrants 'un-American'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:51:44 -0400
The House of Representatives on Tuesday evening voted to condemn Trump's tweets as racist, by a 240-187 vote.
       
Tlaib: Trump is the 'biggest bully I've ever had to deal with'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:56:13 -0400
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., also said that Republicans not denouncing Trump's comments as racist was normalizing those remarks.
       
John Paul Stevens: 1920-2019
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:40:30 -0400
John Paul Stevens, the second oldest and third longest-serving Supreme Court justice, was a Republican president's nominee but led the liberal wing.
       
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at age 99
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:34:03 -0400
John Paul Stevens, the second oldest and third longest-serving Supreme Court justice in history, died Tuesday at the age of 99.
       
Nancy Pelosi calls out President Trump for 'racist' comments on House floor
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:38:22 -0400
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi responded to the recent comments made by President Donald Trump and the White House while on the House floor.
       
Rep. John Lewis on Trump tweets: 'I know racism when I see it'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:18:41 -0400
In tweets over the weekend, Trump told four Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to their own countries -- setting off a firestorm that galvanized support for them.
       
House votes to condemn Trump's racist tweets with support from only 4 Republicans
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:51:18 -0400
The House formally condemned President Donald Trump’s Twitter posts as racist on Tuesday – in a vote split largely along party lines.
       
House GOP leaders refuse to denounce Donald Trump's racist tweets, say the uproar is 'all about politics'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:22:24 -0400
House GOP leaders declined to condemn Donald Trump's racist remarks urging Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from.
       
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez welcomes New Jersey Democrat to 'The Squad'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:25:14 -0400
The exchange comes as the president has in recent days repeatedly criticized 'The Squad' of four Democratic congresswomen who are all outspoken Trump critics.
       
The Reagan, JFK and Ben Franklin quotes Democrats are using to condemn Trump's racist tweets
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:44:30 -0400
The House of Representatives will vote later on a resolution condemning Trump's tweets. Here's what is in the resolution.
       
'Poison of America': Bill on slavery reparations gains backing from Sen. Chuck Schumer
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:35:25 -0400
Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday he will support a bill proposed by Sen. Cory Booker in the Senate to set up a commission to study reparations.
       
'What's your ethnicity': Kellyanne Conway asks reporter while defending Trump
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:23:36 -0400
After the interaction, Kellyanne Conway later tweeted that she meant "no disrespect" by the ethnicity question.
       
Mitch McConnell declines to single out Trump over racist tweets; says 'all of us' should tone down rhetoric
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:44:31 -0400
Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell joined most other Republicans on Capitol Hill Tuesday in refusing to single out Trump's behavior and rhetoric as racist.
       
'Homosexual activities' on TV threaten America's morals, Alabama Senate candidate says
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:33:39 -0400
John Merrill, who's competing to run against Sen. Doug Jones, said America is losing its moral core due to "homosexual activities" and dating shows.
       
Defense nominee Mark Esper focuses on modernization, takes fire from Elizabeth Warren
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:08:31 -0400
Pentagon nominee Mark Esper said the U.S. military must balance threats from Russia and China with hot spots such as Iran and North Korea.
       
'What am I supposed to do with you?' Judge bars Roger Stone from social media for breaking gag order
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:54:05 -0400
A federal judge ordered former Trump adviser Roger Stone to stop using social media after saying he had violated a gag order in his criminal case.
       
NASA Administrator Bridenstine on the importance of JFK's timeline for moonshot
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:54:29 -0400
NASA Administrator Bridenstine on the brilliant move JFK made months after taking office - setting the moonshot timeline for the end of the decade.
       
Donald Trump to GOP: Don't show 'weakness' by siding with Democrats on condemnation of tweets
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:42:40 -0400
President Trump protests House resolution condemning racism
       
Ambassador to China discriminated against gay employee while governor, court finds
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:55:20 -0400
"After I had been asked to resign twice, after my pay was slashed, I felt obviously personally attacked," Chris Godfrey, testified during the trial.
       
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House votes to condemn Trump's racist tweets
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:26:39 GMT
The House of Representatives will vote on Tuesday on a resolution denouncing the President for "racist comments" targeting four Democratic congresswomen of color.
Here are the 4 Republicans who voted to condemn Trump's racist tweets
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:59:25 GMT
The House voted 240-187 on Tuesday night to officially condemn racist language from President Donald Trump in a motion that was supported by four House Republicans.
Ex-Ecuadorian president confirms Assange meddled in US election from London embassy
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:26:59 GMT
Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa said Tuesday his country was aware that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was interfering in the 2016 US presidential election from the safety of Ecuador's embassy in London, where he lived under political asylum until this year.
Kamala Harris on Trump's racist attack: He 'needs to go back where he came from and leave that office'
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:07:37 GMT
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris in an interview with CNN on Tuesday responded to President Donald Trump's racist attack on four Democratic congresswomen of color by saying he "needs to go back where he came from and leave that office."
Democratic lawmaker introduces articles of impeachment against Trump
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:53:25 GMT
Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas on Tuesday introduced his articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, which will force the House to take up the measure later this week.
READ: Supreme Court announces retired Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:59:29 GMT
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 01:36:38 GMT
Justice John Paul Stevens, who was nominated to the Supreme Court by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 in the wake of Watergate and stepped down almost 35 years later as a leader for the liberal side of the bench, has died. He was 99.
US sanctions four Myanmar military leaders for human rights violations
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:53:13 GMT
The State Department on Tuesday sanctioned four top Myanmar military officials for human rights abuses against the Rohingya population in the country's northern Rakhine State.
Fact check: Trump makes 13 false claims in Cabinet meeting
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:46:14 GMT
President Donald Trump uttered a rapid series of false claims, at least 13 in all, during his Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. He made another claim for which there is no public evidence, and he offered positive words about an ally's accusation for which there is no public evidence.
The Point: 'Beto Boom' goes bust, bigly
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:31:22 GMT
It's been a very bad week for Beto O'Rourke. And it's only Tuesday.
Jury finds ex-Iowa governor discriminated against gay official
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:58:14 GMT
A jury found former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and others discriminated against a state government official because of his sexual orientation, awarding the employee $1.5 million in damages.
Tom Hanks, Jennifer Aniston and Ben Affleck among celebrities donating to 2020 Democrats
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:29:23 GMT
Hollywood has long been fertile fundraising ground for Democratic presidential candidates, and the second quarter of 2019 was no exception. Famous names were littered throughout 2020 Democrats' Federal Election Commission reports.
Pompeo claims Iran is willing to talk missiles. Iran says that's not true
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:22:17 GMT
President Donald Trump painted an optimistic view of the prospects for diplomacy with Iran on Tuesday after his top diplomat suggested Tehran was willing to discuss their ballistic missile program but it remains unclear how Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came to that conclusion.
Planned Parenthood ousts president after less than a year on the job
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:07:52 GMT
Planned Parenthood announced Tuesday afternoon that the group's president is leaving her position after less than a year on the job, at a time when Republicans across the US are moving to restrict access to abortion.
Joe Biden releases plan aimed at helping rural America
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:01:01 GMT
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a plan Tuesday focusing on helping rural America through economic initiatives, investments in broadband infrastructure and expanding access to health care.
Oregon state GOP chair begins effort to recall Democratic governor
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:48:34 GMT
The chairman of the Oregon Republican Party has launched an effort to recall the state's Democratic governor following an acrimonious legislative session.
Biden, Sanders and Warren top 2020 Democratic field in New Hampshire
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:07:11 GMT
Former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sit atop the field of Democratic presidential contenders among likely primary voters in New Hampshire, according to a new CNN poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire.
Kamala Harris says Russian bots are targeting her. It's more complicated than that.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:48:02 GMT
Sen. Kamala Harris has claimed her presidential campaign is being targeted on social media by Russian bots. But while US intelligence officials say Russian disinformation campaigns targeting Americans continue, verified evidence of attacks on specific candidates has yet to publicly emerge.
Here's what fueled Elizabeth Warren's giant 2nd quarter fundraising haul
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:42:22 GMT
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's second quarter fundraising was massive: The presidential candidate raised $19.1 million in a three-month period, a stark contrast from the first quarter of the year when she raised just over $6 million.
Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford eyeing challenge to Trump in 2020
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:22:50 GMT
Former South Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Sanford, who lost his primary race last year after voicing criticism of President Donald Trump, says he is considering mounting a challenge to the President in 2020.
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Fallout from Trump's attacks on 'the Squad'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:14:50 -0400
Fallout from Trump's attacks on 'the Squad'President Trump's tweets attacking four congresswomen of color has rocked the political world. What impact will his statements and their response have going forward? The 360 looks at issues in the news from a variety of perspectives.
McConnell says Trump is 'not a racist' and calls for Washington to 'tone down' rhetoric
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:18:08 -0400
McConnell says Trump is 'not a racist' and calls for Washington to 'tone down' rhetoricSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he doesn’t believe Donald Trump is a racist despite the president’s calls for four Democratic lawmakers to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”
Anti-Defamation League blasts Trump for 'invoking support for Israel to defend this racism'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 14:48:05 -0400
Anti-Defamation League blasts Trump for 'invoking support for Israel to defend this racism'The president's attack on Democratic lawmakers is panned by the Jewish civil rights group.
Kellyanne Conway challenges reporter who questioned Trump's tweet: 'What's your ethnicity?'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:28:59 -0400
Kellyanne Conway challenges reporter who questioned Trump's tweet: 'What's your ethnicity?'The counselor to the president lashed out at a White House reporter who pressed her on President Trump’s tweets saying four Democratic congresswomen of color should “go back” to their home countries.
PHOTOS: 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:44:51 -0400
PHOTOS: 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landingA half-century ago, in the middle of a mean year of war, famine, violence in the streets and the widening of the generation gap, men from planet Earth stepped onto another world for the first time.
'Those Tweets were NOT Racist': Trump lashes out at House resolution condemning his attacks on congresswomen
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 11:11:13 -0400
'Those Tweets were NOT Racist': Trump lashes out at House resolution condemning his attacks on congresswomenPresident Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to argue that prior comments he made about four Democratic congresswomen of color were not racist.
George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president'
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:06:08 -0400
George Conway calls Trump a 'racist president'In in a scathing new op-ed, the conservative lawyer and husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway blasted Trump over his attack on four Democratic congresswomen of color.
How a 'slick talker' lobbyist boosted the false Seth Rich murder conspiracy — before getting shot himself
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:00:00 -0400
How a 'slick talker' lobbyist boosted the false Seth Rich murder conspiracy — before getting shot himselfJack Burkman’s controversial involvement in the case — including attention-getting gimmicks and press conferences filled with wild and completely unsubstantiated claims — would ultimately lead to a real-life shooting: of Burkman himself.
'The Squad' — Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley and Tlaib — hit back at Trump and call for his impeachment
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 18:32:55 -0400
'The Squad' — Ocasio-Cortez, Omar, Pressley and Tlaib — hit back at Trump and call for his impeachmentThe freshmen Democrats targeted by President Trump hold a news conference of their own.
Anti-Semitism event at Justice Department turns into pro-Israel rally
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:29:05 -0400
Anti-Semitism event at Justice Department turns into pro-Israel rallyAs the public grappled with President Trump’s latest insulting tweetstorm, widely condemned as racist, the Department of Justice held a Monday event billed as a summit on combating anti-Semitism.
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