The U.S. government’s top election security official said Tuesday the threat of foreign interference in the nation’s elections has not gone away as Russia is continuing its efforts to “destabilize” the government and will “be back” for the 2020 election. “The Russians will — are continuing to try to destabilize — our form of government
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An aide with Tom Steyer’s 2020 presidential campaign in South Carolina was caught attempting to export data from Sen. Kamala Harris’ campaign, including thousands of volunteer contacts collected over the course of her campaign, reports the Charleston Post and Courier. Dwane Sims, Steyer’s deputy South Carolina state director, tried Friday to pull the data. “We
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Controversial Congresswoman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) called for the end of “Western imperialism” during a campaign rally for presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in Minnesota. “I am beyond honored and excited for a president [Sanders] who will fight against Western imperialism and fight for a just world,” Omar told the cheering crowd on Sunday,
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Echoing President Donald Trump’s calls to reveal the identity of the anonymous whistleblower, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said “media, do you job and print his name.” “We also now know the name of the whistleblower,” Paul told a Trump campaign rally in Kentucky. “The whistleblower needs to come before Congress as a material witness because
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Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill.,  said Monday he’ll follow through with his plans to retire, after last week saying he was reconsidering leaving Washington. “I was asked by local Republicans, party leaders in Washington, DC, and a bipartisan group of rank and file House members to reconsider my retirement,” the Illinois Republican said in a statement,
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Lev Parnas, an indicted Ukrainian-American businessman who has ties to President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, is now prepared to comply with requests for records and testimony from congressional impeachment investigators, his lawyer told Reuters on Monday. Parnas, who helped Giuliani look for dirt on Trump’s political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, is
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After former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began taking a knee during “The Star-Spangled Banner” in 2016 to protest minority oppression and police brutality, many other players followed suit that season. Among them was defensive end Michael Bennett, who could be seen sitting on the sideline while his Seattle Seahawks teammates stood for the
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President Donald Trump “is going to be on solid footing” because most Americans are happy with the economic growth that is happening under his administration and they will not want a candidate with a “socialist agenda,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn said Monday. “I think [the Trump campaign is] in pretty good shape,” the Tennessee Republican told
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With one year to go to Election Day 2020, a New York Times/Siena College poll released Monday morning shows trouble for Democrats heading into next year. Although President Donald Trump is ensnared in a major controversy regarding his dealings with Ukraine, the poll of registered voters finds him leading Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), tied with
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Democrats who have the support of a grassroots political action committee are taking in far more money from outside their districts than from the people they either represent or hope to represent, a new report claims. The Washington Free Beacon reported Monday that candidates who are part of the Justice Democrats rely on money that
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The whistleblower who filed the complaint that sparked the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump is willing to take questions directly from Republicans, his attorney, Mark Zaid, announced Sunday. “Obviously, per House rules GOP is beholden to DEMs,” Zaid said. “We, however, are not.” Zaid explained in a lengthy statement on Twitter that the
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On Thursday, “Louder with Crowder’s” Steven Crowder livestreamed his Halloween Spooktacular special from Texas A & M. In this clip, a Venezuelan student approached the microphone and explained that in his country it is “common culture” to believe that all white Americans are racist, and all gun owners are crazy. He went on to thank
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Overemphasis on trying to impeach President Donald Trump could backfire, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. “The downsides of concentrating so much effort on this is that “the entire country just gets engrossed in this impeachment process, and then, we’re gonna look up and be facing Donald Trump
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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman was “deeply troubled” by what he believed were President Donald Trump’s attempts to “subvert U.S. foreign policy,” the Washington Post reported Friday, citing Vindman’s testimony given to the Democrat-led House impeachment inquiry last week. From the Post: [Vindman] told lawmakers that he was deeply troubled by what he interpreted as an
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Amid reports the whistleblower holds a animus against the president, President Donald Trump is calling for the whistleblower to be revealed to expose that bias. “The whistleblower should be revealed,” Trump told reporters Sunday. “Because the whistleblower gave false information.” Trump also claimed the media knows the whistleblower’s identity and is withholding it because “he”
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Asked about polling trending in the direction of the House Democrats’ impeachment narrative, President Donald Trump continued his rejection of fake and biased polling. “You’re looking at the wrong polls,” Trump told reporters Sunday. “You’re reading the wrong polls. “Let me just tell you: I have the real polls; I have the real polls. The CNN polls are fake.
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The race for the Democratic presidential nomination is both competitive and fluid less than 100 days before the Iowa caucuses, with a stable trio of leading candidates and a fourth rising above a dozen others, the Washington Post reported. The Washington Post-ABC News survey found that Democrats see former vice president Joe Biden as the strongest leader
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Michelle Obama claimed last week that her husband, former President Barack Obama, could have built his presidential library anywhere in the world because “so many people” feel that Obama is “their president.” “Barack’s presidential library could have been anywhere in the world because there are so many people who feel like he is their president
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The cold open of “Saturday Night Live!” featured a parody of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass., questioning the fiscal prudence of her Medicare for All plan. When comic Kate McKinnon’s Warren character was asked about how much her healthcare plan would cost Americans, she replied: “Let me stop you right there: We’re talking trillions. You know, when the
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During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pushed the idea that Ukraine, not Russia, was behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee servers, Manafort’s deputy told investigators during the special counsel’s Russia probe. The unsubstantiated theory, advanced by President Donald Trump even after he took office, would later help trigger the
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A new ABC News/Washington Post poll finds that while Americans are sharply divided over whether President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office due to his dealings with the Ukraine, they are generally distrustful of Democrats’ handling of the investigative process. The nationwide survey of 1,003 adults asked respondents: “Based on what you
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New York Times reporter Katie Glueck uncovered “cheer guides” for Beto O’Rourke’s failed presidential campaign on Friday, revealing the campaign’s desperation for supporter enthusiasm. Glueck found the box of abandoned fliers on a table inside a Des Moines, Iowa, arena where O’Rourke had been slated to speak. The fliers included both repeated and “call &
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Slightly Offens*ve host, Elijah Schaffer, headed out to city hall in Downtown Los Angeles to hear what Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg had to say during the Youth Climate Strike in California. When Elijah and his team arrived, several hundred climate protesters gathered in what was an underwhelming crowd size for such a hyped up
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