Former Major League Baseball player Johnny Damon said he loved when his team visited Baltimore early in his career, but by the end he and his teammates were hesitant to go out while in town, according to TMZ. Damon, a supporter of President Donald Trump, was responding to a question about the president’s recent criticisms
President Donald Trump has been accused of using attacks against Baltimore and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), which some have called racist, as a political strategy. Not so, the president said Monday, according to The Hill. “There’s no strategy. I have no strategy. There’s zero strategy. All it is is I’m pointing out facts,” Trump said.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said that he talked to President Donald Trump about his feud with Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) over Baltimore and how to help the ailing city. Carson made the comments while speaking to Tucker Carlson on his Fox News show Monday. He said that during his time in Baltimore
Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh — who resigned in May amid a corruption scandal — just last year decried the “rats” and “dead animals” that plague Baltimore’s worst neighborhoods. While canvassing an East Baltimore neighborhood with city leaders, video footage captured by WBFF-TV showed Pugh looking upon endless vacant and run-down housing, the Baltimore Sun
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) condemned President Donald Trump on Saturday for criticizing the well-documented crime, poverty, drug abuse, and political corruption that plagues Baltimore. “Here’s what’s really going on: @RepCummings has been busy revealing the failures of the Trump administration and exposing the greed of Trump’s friends in the pharmaceutical industry, and
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is facing accusations of corruption over suspicious sales of her “Healthy Holly” book for children, and she has taken a leave of absence during the scandal. The books themselves are hardly controversial. The main character simply encourages kids to exercise and eat healthy food. The controversy comes from the sale of
A former Baltimore Police Department sergeant has been indicted for allegedly planting a pellet gun on a suspect who was deliberately run over by a fellow sergeant in 2014. The second sergeant was the leader of a now-defunct corrupt elite task force within the department, and was later convicted of several crimes. What are the
by Will Racke Baltimore will begin to use public funds for legal defense of illegal immigrants facing deportation, Democratic Mayor Catherine Pugh announced Wednesday. A city spending panel approved $200,000 to pay for attorneys to represent illegal immigrants living in Baltimore who federal immigration authorities have detained, The Baltimore Sun reported. Half the money will