If Republicans want to win again, they must lose first. It’s the only way to shake the stench of the past four years. Manifesting unyielding loyalty to a man who is only loyal to himself seems to me like nothing short of political malpractice. Much like the response to the Coronavirus, things didn’t have to end up this bad. Voters would have forgiven Republicans for their craven power grab, “that’s the nature of the business,” they would have said. What they can’t forgive and will take decades to forget, is the doubling down on lemming-like behavior. … [Read more...] about Republicans have to let Donald Trump lose if they want victory
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In Cleveland, Trump attacked presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Biden clarifies comments comparing African American and Latino communities Kanye West may have missed deadline to get on Wisconsin ballot by minutes: report MORE’s faith in God. He also toured a whirlpool plant, where he delivered remarks touting his economic agenda and a new executive order meant to boost domestic drug manufacturing. Later, Trump will conduct a fundraiser for his reelection campaign. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Campaign Report: Trump’s visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus
Trump has indicated that aides are working on potential executive orders to temporarily suspend the payroll tax, reinstate a federal moratorium on evictions, reinstate lapsed additional unemployment insurance benefits and suspend federal student loan payments. He told reporters on Thursday that he could sign executive orders as early as Friday afternoon or Saturday, while noting that discussions between administration officials and Democratic leaders were still ongoing on Capitol Hill. … [Read more...] about Kudlow says he believes Trump will sign payroll tax cut order
It’s driven by concerns over collection of American users’ data and longstanding complaints about Chinese business tactics, according to two White House officials not authorized to speak publicly about private deliberations. Trump had long taken aim at TikTok but the move against WeChat was an escalation. … [Read more...] about Q&A: What’s up with Trump’s orders on TikTok and WeChat?
Lichtman bases his prediction on a model of "13 keys" that can be answered as either true or false for any given election. The "13 keys" in his system include factors such as the economy, incumbency, social unrest and scandals, as well as the candidates' personal charisma. … [Read more...] about History professor who has accurately predicted every election since 1984 says Trump will lose