Clinton’s choice of the press conference over the soapbox event mirrors the tack she’s taken throughout her campaign. Utilizing her larger campaign staff and her Secret Service protection, she’s opted for controlled, tightly-scripted events. While she’s attended town hall meetings, attendees are often vetted before entering. During Saturday’s presser, her campaign spokesman, Nick Merrill, chose which reporters to call on. … [Read more...] about Bernie Pulls Ahead Of Hillary In Poll After Both Campaign At Iowa State Fair
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It had become obvious, even before Joe Biden said it out loud, that the Democratic convention in Milwaukee was not going to happen in early July. After the de facto nominee urged a delay, the party Thursday said it was pushing back the event from July 13 to Aug. 17, putting it a week before President Trump’s renomination in Charlotte. One Democratic official told the New York Times it would probably be a “bare minimum” convention. … [Read more...] about Pandemic politics: Trump, Biden and the virtual campaign
Although the confirmed infection numbers skyrocketed, deaths attributed to COVID-19 did not show a similar jump. Louisiana's death toll from the coronavirus disease grew to 310 in Thursday's figures, 14% higher than the day before, recording an additional 37 people whose deaths from the virus have been confirmed. … [Read more...] about Louisiana virus cases spike as testing expands statewide
“The Mueller report identified 11 acts of obstruction on the part of the president or his campaign,” Speier said in a statement. “Reports indicate that the Trump election team had 272 contacts with Russia-linked operatives, including at least 38 meetings. The president’s campaign manager, deputy campaign manager, foreign affairs adviser, personal lawyer and national security adviser all lied about interactions with Russians or Russian operatives and the president refused to be interviewed. Special Counsel Mueller said the Russian intervention was sweeping and systematic. Isn’t it more like sinister and scheming?” … [Read more...] about Will Robert Mueller offer fireworks? Bay Area lawmakers will play a key role in the questioning.
“I’m just appalled,” Schumer said on the liberal network. “I say to the president, ‘Just stop the pettiness. People are dying. And so, President Trump, we need leadership, we need to get the job done. Stop the pettiness. Let’s get it done. Let’s roll up our sleeves. I sent the letter with the best of intentions, trying to improve a very bad situation.” … [Read more...] about Schumer goes on MSNBC to blast Trump for criticizing him: ‘I’m just appalled’