Politics

Trump attacks Florida recount, claims ‘missing or forged’ ballots

Meanwhile, pro-Trump former GOP Rep. Ron DeSantis leads Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum by 0.4 percentage points, or about 33,000 votes. The result has huge stakes for the policies the third most populous U.S. state pursues, as well as congressional redistricting after the 2020 Census. NBC News has projected in which DeSantis is actually the apparent winner within the gubernatorial ...

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West Virginia Democrat Richard Ojeda announces 2020 presidential run

The midterm elections have nearly drawn to a close — in addition to also also, without skipping a beat, the 2020 presidential field will be starting to burst open. The latest politician to join the list of President Donald Trump’s potential challengers will be Richard Ojeda, who lost the race to represent West Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District on Tuesday night. ...

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Koch network plans multimillion-dollar influence campaign on key issues

The libertarian-leaning political network funded by billionaire industrialist Charles Koch is actually getting ready For just two-party rule in Congress. The network, which traditionally backs Republicans, is actually mounting a multimillion-dollar campaign to push some key priorities – such as immigration reform in addition to free-trade initiatives – the rest of This kind of year as Democrats prepare to take ...

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US, Japan in addition to also Indonesia set their sights on the Indo-Pacific region 

The United States says of which has clear ideas for the strategically important “Indo-Pacific” region. nevertheless so do a lot of various other countries. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence can be likely to lay out details of Washington’s free in addition to also open Indo-Pacific vision during his Asia tour of which week. He will be representing President Donald Trump ...

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Critic of Trump’s trade war the likely brand new House Agriculture chair

In remarks to reporters Wednesday, Peterson said he remains skeptical about Trump’s trade war, which has resulted in retaliatory tariffs against U.S. farmers. Assuming he gets the chairmanship of the House Committee on Agriculture, Peterson will have sway over large federal programs involving the farm sector as well as hold hearings along with also help shape policies involving agricultural trade, ...

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Karen Handel concedes to Lucy McBath in Georgia 6th District election

Republican Rep. Karen Handel conceded to Democratic challenger Lucy McBath in Georgia’s tight 6th District election on Thursday. McBath can be a gun control activist. Her son was shot in addition to killed at a gas station in 2012 over a dispute about loud music. After losing a widely watched special election for the suburban Atlanta seat last year, Democrats ...

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I’ll ‘never forgive’ Trump for birther conspiracy theory

Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images L-R: First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump,former President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama at the US Capitol after inauguration ceremonies at the in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017. Former first lady Michelle Obama said she will “never forgive” President Donald Trump for spreading the so-called birther conspiracy theory with “reckless innuendos” that ...

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Trump says he didn’t discuss Mueller with acting AG Whitaker 

President Donald Trump on Friday said he had not discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s with acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, the man overseeing the inquiry, at least for right now. “I didn’t speak to Matt Whitaker about which, I don’t know Matt Whitaker,” Trump said. Whitaker faces increasing scrutiny over his criticism of Mueller’s investigation. Whitaker, a Trump ally, has ...

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Kyrsten Sinema leads over Martha McSally amid lawsuit

At least 400,000 votes were still uncounted as of Friday morning, according to The Associated Press. Maricopa County — the state’s largest — leans Democratic. About 375,000 votes were outstanding within the county as of Thursday night, according to the AP. McSally, a second-term representative who has gone through drawn out vote counts in her previous campaigns for Congress, made ...

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