Saturday, July 20, 2019

MixedTimes - Politics

Delaney denies report of campaign rebellion, says he has ‘no plans’ to quit 2020 race

Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney is shooting down a report that members of his campaign asked him to end his long-shot bid for the White House. In an interview Friday with Fox News and in a statement, the former three-term congressman from Maryland emphasized that he had “no plans to drop out of the race.

AOC, Ilhan Omar accuse Trump of 'spewing fascist ideology' after rally

Democratic Reps.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortezand Ilhan Omaralleged Thursday that President Trump is steering the country toward fascism, as they ramped up their criticismof the president in the wake of a fiery rallywhere he repeatedly blasted the freshman lawmakers.

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally prompts outcry; Omar responds

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and otherDemocrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while thepresident criticized Omar and other members of the so-called progressive Democrat "squad.

Field locked in, but stage is still in flux, for Round 2 of Dem debates

The names of the 20 Democratic presidential candidates who will take part in the second round of primary debates is now official. The Democratic National Committee and CNN, it’s media partner for the consecutive nights of showdowns that will take place July 30-31 in Detroit, on Wednesday announced which candidates made the cut.

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border

The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday approving a Department of Homeland Security request for an additional 2,100.

House votes to kill Rep. Al Green's resolution to impeach Trump

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to set aside a resolution by Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, to introduce article of impeachment against President Trump– the third time the Houston-area lawmaker has taken a shot at impeaching the president, but the first since Democrats regained control of the House.

Criminal contempt showdown on Barr, Ross brings 'more political theater' to the House

The House of Representatives was once again playing host to ano-holds-barred partisan showdown onWednesday, as lawmakers debated whether to holdAttorney Genera Bill Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for allegedly stonewalling congressional probes into the Trump administration's efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Trump’s harsh attacks produce the debate he wants, on Socialist Democrats

Since I’ve been tough on President Trump’s attacks on the Democratic freshmen, and since the media outrage has been deafening, and since all House Democrats (and four Republicans) voted for a resolution condemning his tweets, I’ll begin by giving the floor to the president’s supporters.

Ingraham on AOC's America versus Trump's

Fox News' Laura Ingraham compared and contrasted the Democratic Party of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump Tuesday, giving a preview of the America voters must choose between in November of 2020.

Philadelphia mayor raises eyebrows with Trump comment

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, echoing President Trump’s weekend tweets aimed atfour Democratic congresswomen, said Tuesday that the president would “have to go to hell” if he ever went back where he came from.

Hannity says Biden 'sucking up' to AOC and the party's radicals

Fox News' Sean Hannity mocked Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden Tuesday for "sucking up" too Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., recently even though the congresswoman hasn't spoken well of the former vice president in the past.

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