Robert Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television and the first black American billionaire, said the Democratic Party has gone too far left, according to CNBC. Johnson’s comments came during a Tuesday interview with CNBC’s Hadley Gamble. What did he say? “The party in my opinion, for me personally, has moved too far to the
Former Vice President Joe Biden tried to take credit for ending private prisons during his time under the Obama administration, but his claim failed even a CNN factcheck. “No more mandatory minimums, period,” Biden said during a speech at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention. “End private prisons, which we did in our bill, period.”
Presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) just called abortion a “life-and-death” decision — which may get one wondering which life the rabidly pro-choice politician is talking about. “This is nothing short of an all-out assault on women’s reproductive freedom,” Gillibrand said during a CBS “Face the Nation” interview Sunday. “An effort to take
In a move that would surely enrage his party, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signaled his support for pro-life “heartbeat” legislation, a bill that would outlaw abortion after ultrasound detects an unborn child’s heartbeat. “Heartbeat” laws, which are gaining steam nationwide, effectively ban abortion after just weeks of pregnancy. What are the
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) launched another insult at progressive upstart Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) during an interview Monday. “When we won this election it wasn’t in districts like mine,” Pelosi explained, “or Alexandria’s, however, she’s a wonderful member of Congress I think all of our colleagues will attest.” Pelosi was speaking at the London
A Democratic strategist says she and others are fed up with white males leading the Democratic party and they want the front-runners to exit their presidential campaigns and support women who are running. Alexis Grenell appeared on CNN on Wednesday to explain her position to Brooke Baldwin, who seemed very agreeable to the idea. She
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) outlined her plan for comprehensive immigration reform before an audience at a campaign stop on Tuesday and many might find it extreme. “So what will I do? I have a lot of ideas,” she told the audience in Davenport, Iowa, on Tuesday. “First, we need comprehensive immigration reform. If you are
After a series of controversial statements and gaffes from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), some Democrats are already plotting and planning in order to get rid of her and limit the damage she’s doing to their party. It’s only been two months since Omar assumed her office, but some Democrats are seeking a challenger who might
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) announced her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination during an interview with CNN’s Van Jones on Friday that will air over the weekend. Gabbard is a 37-year-old Hindu congresswoman who served two tours of duty in the Middle East in the Army National Guard before being elected to the U.S.
For the first time, a baby born in Italy to a lesbian couple will have two mothers and no father listed on the birth certificate, despite that fact that only one of the two carried and gave birth to the child. The Court of Pisa said that preventing recognition of the two mothers violates the
Many illegal aliens known as “Dreamers”—people who were brought the U.S. illegally as children—say that Democrats are more interested in bashing President Trump and Republican lawmakers than crafting legislation that would enable them to earn a path to legal residency. “They don’t walk their talk,” Cata Santiago, a 20-year-old “Dreamer” who came to the U.S.