“I had counseled dozens of candidates from the presidential level down to the state legislature. Not one did a better job of communicating the visceral horror of abortion,” Dannenfelser, who has spent decades in the movement, wrote of Trump. “Mitt Romney, John McCain, George W. Bush, even Ronald Reagan had been given on a national stage many opportunities to authentically witness to the depravity and extremism of abortion; all had shied away.” … [Read more...] about Pro-life movement leans into 2020 election to boost Trump, claiming issue ‘has gone from liability to asset’
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And back in Wisconsin, the fears that were present leading up to the primary election haven’t subsided for some ahead of November. On Wisconsin’s April election day, Price County Democratic Party chairman Steve Gustafson told The Daily Beast he was worried about the virus spreading because of in-person voting, pointing to concerns that people are “going to spread the virus and people are going to die. And that's not right.” … [Read more...] about Is In-Person Voting Really Unsafe?
One of the clearest examples of how fear and loyalty have infected the response came in Trump's decision last month to begin formally withdrawing the United States from the World Health Organization. Many government officials hoped the president would not take this drastic step, but none had the courage to try forcefully to persuade him against a withdrawal by explaining that doing so would risk damaging not only the global response to the virus but also the U.S. response. … [Read more...] about A lost summer: How Trump fell short in confronting the virus
Nowhere is Loeffler’s embrace of Trump’s culture warrior style more evident than in her role as the Dream’s co-owner. In that capacity, she’s become an outspoken antagonist of recent player-led protests against racism and police violence, generally involving a spurning of the National Anthem in some form (Dream players walked off the court during the Star Spangled Banner at a recent game). … [Read more...] about From Taxes to BLM, Kelly Loeffler Abandons Past Moderation
MACCALLUM: All right. So, this is interesting, because The Washington Post reported today, and there are sort of different versions of this, but I want to read this to you: "In the wake of a testy March 5th meeting, Mueller's team agreed to provide the president's lawyers with more specific information about the subject that the prosecutors wish to discuss with the president. With those details in hand, Trump lawyer, Jay Sekulow, compiled a list of 49 questions that the team believed the president would be asked." According to three of the four people who spoke on the condition of anonymity, because they were not authorized to talk publicly. Now, Guy, if that is true, the questions themselves were based on -- here's all the subjects we want to talk to president about, and according to this, and we are putting calls out to Jay Sekulow to see if he will confirm or deny this. He wrote the questions, that's not what we've been hearing. … [Read more...] about Blankenship defends controversial remarks, addresses critics