Trump says woman in MAGA dress has ‘prettiest outfit’
As the death toll from Covid-19 in the United States officially reaches 1 million, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the senior public health adviser who became a national figure in the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, confirmed that he would not want to serve in another Trump administration.
“Would you have confidence in its ability to deal with a pandemic of this nature? CNN’s Jim Acosta asked him yesterday. “Would you like to remain at your post?
“Well, no to the second question,” he laughed. “The first question…if you look at the history of the response during administration, I think, you know, at best you could say it wasn’t optimal. And I think history will talk about ‘herself.
Pressed to say he would no longer serve with Mr. Trump, he was clearer: “Okay. For sure.”
In a separate interview, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reflected on the perverse impact Mr. Trump has had on the justice system. “Who would have ever suspected that a creature like Donald Trump would become President of the United States,” she said.
‘Cancel culture’ reason PGA quit Trump-owned course, says Jack Nicklaus
Jack Nicklaus says the PGA Tour pulled its championship from New Jersey to Tulsa, Oklahoma because of Donald Trump.
He said the PGA Tour pulled out because Mr. Trump owned the course in New Jersey.
He said: “But this decision undoes the culture. Donald Trump may be many things, but he loves golf and he loves this country. He is a student of the game and a formidable figure in the game. What he does in golf in the future will depend on what the cancel culture allows him to do.
Mr. Nicklaus has won 18 major tournaments – the most in history. He also endorsed Mr. Trump ahead of the 2020 election.
Maroosha MuzaffarMay 17, 2022 8:15 a.m.
Can Madison Cawthorn survive Thom Tillis?
Freshman Congressman Madison Cawthorn has no shortage of political enemies, but one of her most dangerous in her home state is Thom Tillis, the state’s junior Republican senator who will become the senior senator in January. after the retirement of Richard Burr.
Mr. Tillis is pouring his own super PAC money behind efforts to oust the Trump-endorsed Mr. Cawthorn, who has been plagued by a myriad of scandals.
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John BowdenMay 17, 2022 08:00
Kathy Barnette organized “buses” for DC on January 6
The involvement of Pennsylvania Senate candidate Kathy Barnette on Jan. 6 ran much deeper than previously thought.
A CNN KFile investigation published on the eve of the Pennsylvania primary election found that Ms. Barnette organized Trump supporters to attend protests in DC on the day of the riot, even bragging about bringing three buses of “angry patriots in the city in an interview on January 5, 2021.
John BowdenMay 17, 2022 07:00
US agrees to ease Trump-era sanctions on Cuba
The United States has announced its intention to ease the sanctions imposed on Cuba by former President Donald Trump.
Restrictions on family remittances and travel to the island will be eased, it has been reported.
State Department spokesman Ned Price said the move would allow Cuban citizens to live a life free from “government oppression.”
But U.S. officials said they would ensure such payments would not reach “those who commit human rights abuses” using civilian “electronic payment processors”.
US visa processing for Cubans will also be expedited.
Maroosha MuzaffarMay 17, 2022 06:13
ICYMI: Biden reverses Trump’s troop withdrawal from Somalia
Joe Biden took a step to reverse the withdrawal of hundreds of US troops from Somalia, where special operations forces were engaged in efforts to defeat al-Qaeda-aligned militants fighting for Al Shabab.
The move will mean the deployment of several hundred troops to the country where the US has just withdrawn the bulk of its forces in an effort that ended three days before Mr Biden took office last year. .
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John BowdenMay 17, 2022 03:45
Trump fan Ted Nugent tells people to go ‘crazy crazy on Democrats’ skulls’
Musician Ted Nugent, a staunch supporter of Donald Trump, is accused of spreading hate speech after telling fans to get ‘mad on the skulls of the Democrats’ at an event in support of the former president of the Texas just hours after the Buffalo shooting, a racist attack targeting a majority black neighborhood.
“So I love you madly, but I would love you more if you went ahead and went berserk on the skulls of Democrats, Marxists and Communists,” he said.
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John BowdenMay 17, 2022 2:45 a.m.
Pennsylvania Senate candidate spotted walking with Proud Boys on Jan. 6, report says
A US Senate candidate in Pennsylvania was in Washington DC to support the January 6 protests that ultimately led to the US Capitol siege.
Kathy Barnette doesn’t have Donald Trump’s endorsement in the Pennsylvania Senate race, but she trails front-runner Dr. Mehmet Oz in a recent poll and is now within reach. Her campaign confirmed she was in Washington DC on January 6, where she was seen marching alongside members of the far-right group Proud Boys, but denied committing any illegal acts.
“Kathy was in DC supporting President Trump and demanding accountability for the election. Any claim that she participated in or supported the destruction of property is intentionally false. She has no connection with the Proud Boys,” her campaign said.
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John BowdenMay 17, 2022 01:45
Elise Stefanik responds to criticism over her rhetoric
Accusing the media of spreading “dangerous” defamation, which she says amounted to blaming her for inspiring the racist mass shooting in her home state of New York over the weekend, Rep. Elise Stefanik on Monday doubled down on past comments about immigration policy and a supposed Democratic effort to bring “millions” of undocumented immigrants to America and give them the right to vote.
The MP’s re-election campaign previously ran an ad accusing Democrats of trying to ‘overthrow’ ‘the current electorate’, which many critics said strongly resembled the racist beliefs of ‘replacement theory’ followers. “.
John BowdenMay 17, 2022 12:45 a.m.
Video of Tucker Carlson promoting ‘great replacement’ resurfaces
As the fallout from the shocking racist attack in Buffalo, New York that killed 10 people on Saturday continues, furious criticism from Fox News primetime host Tucker Carlson points to times the host America’s most-watched cable news has expressed views that bear minimal similarities to the Buffalo suspect’s ideology.
“So I know that the left and all the little Twitter gatekeepers are literally going hysterical if you use the term ‘replacement’, if you suggest that the Democratic Party is trying to replace the current electorate, the voters who are voting now, with new people, more obedient Third World voters,” Mr. Carlson said in a clip from his show that is currently doing the rounds. “But they are getting hysterical because that is what is actually happening. Let’s just say it. It’s true.”
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John BowdenMay 16, 2022 11:45 p.m.
Schumer accuses ‘MAGA Republicans and cable news pundits’ of broadcasting ‘echoes’ of Buffalo shooter’s ideology
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer joined the chorus of voices accusing the right of spreading the same ideology as the shooters in Buffalo, Christchurch, El Paso and other attacks motivated by the racist belief of ” white replacement theory” on Monday.
Speaking on the US Senate floor, Mr Schumer slammed conservatives for spreading what he said were ‘echoes’ of the same ravings as the suspect in the mass shooting that happened over the weekend. end in Buffalo declaimed in a lengthy manifesto posted online ahead of the attack.
“Unfortunately, with each passing year, it seems harder and harder to ignore that echoes of replacement theory and other racially motivated views are increasingly coming out into the open and being legitimized by some Republicans in MAGA and cable news pundits,” the Democrat said. leader of the Senate.
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John BowdenMay 16, 2022 10:45 p.m.
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