Friday, October 18, 2019

MixedTimes - Matthew Boyle

Corn Pop’s Revenge: Leftists Move for the End of Joe Biden

Corn Pop’s Revenge: Leftists Move for the End of Joe Biden

Many pundits joked that when former Vice President Joe Biden gave his final answer in the Democrat debate on Tuesday night in Westerville, Ohio, he missed an opportunity to tell the story of “Corn Pop” again.

Impeachment Takes Center Stage in Louisiana Governor Race

Impeachment Takes Center Stage in Louisiana Governor Race

Democrats' efforts to impeach President Donald Trump have moved front and center in Louisiana’s upcoming gubernatorial election, making it the first place in the nation where the issue’s resonance with voters will be tested.

Exclusive – McCarthy on Democrats Voting for Impeachment Again: Constituents Should Pressure Them over Recess

Exclusive – McCarthy on Democrats Voting for Impeachment Again: Constituents Should Pressure Them over Recess

House Democrats again on Friday voted unanimously to back an impeachment inquiry announced earlier in the week by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) against President Donald Trump, with all Democrat members who were present in the House and voting on a resolution on the matter confirming they are a part of Pelosi's attempt to take down the president.

Report: Alleged West Wing Leaker Madeleine Westerhout Ousted

Report: Alleged West Wing Leaker Madeleine Westerhout Ousted

An alleged leaker from inside the West Wing whose desk sat right outside President Donald Trump's Oval Office was reportedly ousted from her position on Thursday and told never to return to the White House.

New York Times Publisher Irked at Trump Allies' Effort to Fight Back Against Media

New York Times Publisher Irked at Trump Allies' Effort to Fight Back Against Media

New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger issued a lengthy statement on Sunday afternoon to newsroom staff, a statement published in a release by the Times and quoted in a longer article by the newspaper on efforts by allies of President Donald Trump to combat the media through exposing racism and antisemitism inside the establishment media, including the Times.

Poll: Bernie Sanders Leads Joe Biden in Colorado

Poll: Bernie Sanders Leads Joe Biden in Colorado

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) leads former Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 Democrat presidential primary in Colorado, per a new poll published Tuesday by Emerson Polling.

Exclusive — U.S. Virgin Islands Senator on Epstein: ‘Widespread Corruption’ in Territory, ‘He Has People on His Payroll’

Exclusive — U.S. Virgin Islands Senator on Epstein: ‘Widespread Corruption’ in Territory, ‘He Has People on His Payroll’

U.S. Virgin Islands Sen. Oakland Benta, a St. Croix Democrat who previously served as the island’s chief of police, is speaking out in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News about billionaire Democrat donor Jeffrey Epstein and demanding wide-ranging investigations in the territory into Epstein’s and others’ alleged “widespread corruption.

Pelosi’s Fractured Conference, GOP Divisions Complicate Coming Spending, Debt Ceiling Wars

Pelosi’s Fractured Conference, GOP Divisions Complicate Coming Spending, Debt Ceiling Wars

The fractured House Democrat Conference amid a burgeoning fight between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her Democrats’ left flank led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), along with disagreements between some Senate Republicans and the Trump administration, threaten to complicate upcoming spending and debt ceiling negotiations between Congress and the White House.

North Carolina Poll: Donald Trump Trounces Democrats in 2020

North Carolina Poll: Donald Trump Trounces Democrats in 2020

A new survey of North Carolina voters shows President Donald Trump is particularly popular in the state, beating out every Democrat he was polled against in head-to-head match-ups in the 2020 presidential election.

GOP Senators, White House Officials Huddle About Paid Family Leave

GOP Senators, White House Officials Huddle About Paid Family Leave

Several Republicans senators and White House officials met on Capitol Hill on Wednesday morning to develop a pathway forward on a paid family leave plan, a top priority of President Donald Trump and an opportunity for a bipartisan populist victory for both sides in politics.

Identity Politics and Class Warfare Define Julian Castro 2020 Campaign

Identity Politics and Class Warfare Define Julian Castro 2020 Campaign

Perhaps it was fitting that in the moments that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam first came under fire late last week for a yearbook photograph portraying two men in racially insensitive manners--one in blackface, the other donning Ku Klux Klan robes--former Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro was the first 2020 Democrat hopeful to call on Northam to resign.

Politico: With Wall Deal Elusive in Congress, Path Clears for Trump Framing National Emergency Declaration on Border

Politico: With Wall Deal Elusive in Congress, Path Clears for Trump Framing National Emergency Declaration on Border

Politico's White House reporter, Nancy Cook, came out with a curious article on Thursday, laying out how, with Congress unlikely to approve any funding for President Donald Trump's planned border wall, he should instead go the route of a national emergency declaration, and that it is Breitbart News that has been leading the way in framing the argument for such a declaration.

Mark Meadows Re-Elected Chairman of House Freedom Caucus

Mark Meadows Re-Elected Chairman of House Freedom Caucus

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), a strong conservative and ally of President Donald Trump's in Congress, was re-elected by his fellow House Freedom Caucus members as Chairman of that organization on Monday.

In Shadow of Capitol, MS-13 Associate Allegedly Secretly Films Sexual Encounter with Teenager for Blackmail

In Shadow of Capitol, MS-13 Associate Allegedly Secretly Films Sexual Encounter with Teenager for Blackmail

In the shadow of the U.S. Capitol, under 30 miles from where House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer comfortably work, an MS-13 illegal alien gang associate has been charged with paying fellow gang leaders $100 to have sex with a 14-year-old and then filming it to blackmail her into performing other illicit services for the gang.

Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House with 220 Votes

Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House with 220 Votes

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat who represents San Francisco in the U.S. House of Representatives, was elected Speaker of the House on Thursday with 219 votes.

Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

Republicans Confidently Move Closer to Improving Senate Majority

A fresh set of polls out this week and last have Republicans more confident than ever that, while questions over which party will control the House majority after the midterms still loom, they will likely lock up not just control of the Senate majority but a strengthened majority to boot.

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