In October 2019, more than 400 delegates to SAG-AFTRA’s biennial convention unanimously passed a resolution in support of a “free and unencumbered press” that was aimed directly at Trump. The resolution, which didn’t mention Trump by name, stated: “We are living in an extraordinary time when the news media has been attacked as spreading false stories and as an enemy of the people. SAG-AFTRA has on at least two occasions since the last national convention, issued strong statements on behalf of a free and unencumbered press. Both of those occasions came after Trump made false and insulting remarks about the media.” … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Faces Possible Expulsion From SAG-AFTRA As Union’s Board Sets Special Session
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When I walked into this office just now I felt the same sense of wonder and respect that I felt four years ago. I know you will feel that, too, Bush wrote in the note, adding, "I wish you great happiness here. I never felt the loneliness some presidents have described." … [Read more...] about US elections: Will the departure notes end with Trump
With or without Pence joining the rebellion, the mob’s instruction from Trump and his surrogates was to “stop the steal,” which taken literally meant disrupting the January 6 joint session and preventing it from confirming Biden’s election. They nearly succeeded at least temporarily, until Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell decided a resumption of the electoral vote count as soon as possible was essential to send a message that Congress would not be intimidated by violent yahoos. But a real “stop” to the count wasn’t feasible; the only real deadline was Inauguration Day on January 20, two weeks later. There was no way the “patriots” could have kept control of the Capitol for that long. … [Read more...] about How Close Did We Get to an Election Coup?
“It doesn’t get any swampier than this,” Merkley, who’s on the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Committee, told Politico. “The public record of misuse of office is extensive and certainly inappropriate for service in any federal capacity.” … [Read more...] about Dems Already Plotting To Block Trump’s EPA Pick
Health care provider Kaiser Permanente also disclosed that it had paid Pugh's Healthy Holly LLC about $114,000 between 2015 and 2018 for about 20,000 copies of her books. Pugh oversaw Baltimore's spending board in 2017, when the city awarded a $48 million contract to the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan for the Mid-Atlantic States Inc. … [Read more...] about Disgraced ex-Baltimore mayor wants Trump to commute her sentence
A shift in Republican sentiment accounted for nearly all of Trump’s downward slide in the Pew poll. Sixty percent of Republicans said they approve of Trump in the latest poll, down from 77% who said the same in a poll that Pew conducted in August. (RELATED: Trump Approval Ratings Hit All-Time High In August 2020) … [Read more...] about Trump Approval Hits All-Time Low In Latest Pew Poll