Sen. Tom Cotton says he raised the idea of buying Greenland with the White House well before the issue became public last week, a proposal that ultimately caused a diplomatic spat between President Donald Trump and the Danish Prime Minister.
It speaks to the total takeover of the Republican Party by Donald Trump that the lingering "Never Trump" movement within the GOP is reduced to trying to pretend they are excited about the idea of Joe Walsh, Mark Sanford or Bill Weld as their banner carrier in next year's presidential primary.
President Donald Trump’s inherited wealth has meant he’s never had to learn from his mistakes, Trump biographer Tim O’Brien told MSNBC’s Brian Williams on Thursday. “Bloomberg Opinion writer and our next guest Tim O’Brien writes today, ‘Yes, of course, you need a certain kind of appalling narcissism to be comfy promoting yourself as heaven-sent in
The Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China are both rooting for President Donald Trump to win re-election in 2020, a New York Times columnist argued on MSNBC on Thursday. Thomas Friedman was interviewed by Lawrence O’Donnell on “The Last Word.” “What do we know about how the leaders of other countries see Donald
President Donald Trump’s mental fitness is lacking, a top Republican strategist explained on “The Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell. Rick Wilson, the author of the 2018 bestselling book Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever, blasted the commander-in-chief. “Rick Wilson, your assessment of where the president stands as
On The New Yorker’s Politics and More podcast, Paige Williams joins Eric Lach to discuss Nan Whaley’s efforts in Dayton, Ohio, after a mass shooting in the city, and the role of local officials in responding to national tragedies.
Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chicago area, officials said. &nbs
The 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls flocking to the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire could encounter voters who claim they are feeling the effects of climate change in their pocketbooks -- as they seek to woo Democrats who count the environment as a top issue.
Greenland is a massive island of 836,000 square miles. Erik Thorvaldsson, aka Erik the Red, spent three years exploring it following his exile from Iceland in 982. When he returned, he told people stories of his exploration and of the place he called "Greenland." He deliberately gave it the attractive name so as to lure settlers. His marketing proved successful, and he returned with enough people to establish two colonies on the southwest coast.
(Mercury News) A Democratic National Committee meeting erupted into a bitter battle Thursday morning over the question of holding a climate-specific presidential debate, with party officials stamping down a resolution calling for a such an event in the face of raucous opposition from activists. In a 17-to-8 vote, the DNC’s Resolutions Committee defeated a resolution…
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(Law & Crime) While Republican lawmakers had to pay up for help from powerful firms in lawsuits against the Obama Administration, so-called “aroused” lawyers from such firms are working for free to help House Democrats take down President Donald Trump. This revelation was the subject of a Law.com story on Thursday afternoon. House general counsel…
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Greg Laurie, the senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, will hold a Southern California Harvest evangelistic outreach at Anaheim's Angel Stadium this weekend, Aug. 23-25. It's the 30th consecutive year for the event at the site. "I have to admit, it's pretty surprising," he said in a recent interview with the Christian…
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Well you don’t see this happen very often. The Washington Post hammered CNN Thursday, for shamelessly ignoring an ugly story involving their political analyst, April Ryan. After her bodyguard was charged with assaulting a journalist, whom Ryan ejected from an event she was speaking at, even her liberal peers had enough. Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple bluntly demanded Ryan, address the hypocrisy, “or relinquish your standing as First Amendment champions.&rdquo
The liberal media were irate Thursday and became the physical embodiment of the internet’s so-called “cancel culture” in the wake of news that former Trump press secretaries Sarah Sanders and Sean Spicer got new jobs on TV. During that night’s edition of the unfunny “Ridiculist” on AC360, CNN host Anderson Cooper bitterly lashed out at the two, declaring: “Tonight, let there be no doubt that big, shiny, elegant, gold-plated opportunities, gorgeous opportunities await those who deceive the country on behalf of President Trump.&rdquo
How extreme are the members of the so-called Democratic “squad?” Extreme enough that even Bill Maher finds Congresswoman Rashida Talib extreme. On Wednesday, he actually posted a defense of our staunch Middle East ally after Tlaib not only slammed that nation, but also called for a boycott of Maher’s long-running program. While calling the Minnesota Democrat “childlike” in her behavior, the comedian tweeted: