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Oct 14 2020
THE REPUBLICAN TAKEOVER of Texas was gradual. First came the shocking upset of populist Democratic Gov. Ann Richards in 1994, who was upset by the party boy-turned-evangelical George W. Bush. Two years later, the GOP flipped the state Senate. It wasn’t until the midterms of 2002, with Bush in the White House and riding a post-9/11 wave of popularity, that Texas Republicans achieved theirThe Intercept
Mar 08 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Monday released highly anticipated guidance on practices considered safe for those who are fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, relating to gatherings, quarantine and testing. Of note, the federal health agency said that those who are fully vaccinated can spend time with unvaccinated people indoors, with no mask, so long as thoseFox News (Online News)
Jan 12 2018
Media outlets on Thursday took the unusual step of allowing the word “shithole” to be used in print and on air, after a report that Mr. Trump had used the term to describe African nations and Haiti during a White House meeting with lawmakers on immigration.New York Times (News)
Jun 06 2018
The White House has assembled the paperwork to pardon dozens of people, two sources with knowledge of the developments tell CNN, signaling that President Donald Trump is poised to exert his constitutional power and intervene, in some instances, where he believes the Justice Department has overstepped.CNN (Online News)
Sep 01 2021
The Republican-controlled Texas state House and Senate on Tuesday passed the final versions of the controversial voter integrity legislation, which the Democrats tried to oppose for months.
The House voted to pass the bill 80-41 with only one Republican joining the Democrats, and the Senate passed the legislation hours later with an 18-13 party-line vote. After the bill’s passage — aBreitbart News
Oct 03 2019
Adam Schiff says Trump asking China to investigate Biden is ‘a fundamental breach’ of his oath of office
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Thursday that President Donald Trump’s request for China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden constitutes “a fundamental breach of the president’s oath of office.”
“To have a president of the United States suggesting, urging a foreign country to interfere in our presidential elections is an illustration that ifCNBC
Jan 17 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team for his upcoming Senate impeachment trial will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the independent counsel who investigated President Bill Clinton.
The team will also include Pam Bondi, the former Florida attorney general and a Trump ally, according to a person who spoke to The AssociatedAssociated Press
Jul 16 2021
President Biden’s surgeon general on Thursday used his first formal advisory to the United States to deliver a broadside against tech and social media companies, which he accused of not doing enough to stop the spread of dangerous health misinformation — especially about Covid-19.
The official, Dr. Vivek Murthy, declared such misinformation “an urgent threat to public health.” HisNew York Times (News)
Jan 25 2017
The Obama administration sent $221 million to the Palestinian Authority on Friday as President Obama prepared to leave the White House for the last time, The Associated Press reports.The Hill
Jul 14 2019
Acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ken Cuccinelli said that conditions at border detention facilities are "because Congress has let it happen."
"When Congress provides the professionals at the border what they need, success happens. Success being measured as avoiding overcrowding," he told ABC News Chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl on "This Week"ABC News (Online)