MixedTimes - Louis Casiano
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., on Thursdayannounced her intention to block Senate confirmation for 1,123senior U.S. Armed Forces promotions until Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirms he will not block the "expected and deserved" promotion of Lt.
President Trump blastedChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker in a letter Fridayover ongoing gun violence that has plagued the city in recent years, accusing bothDemocrats of putting "your own political interests ahead of the lives, safetyand fortunes of your own citizens.
A journalist who attended President Trump's campaign rally in Oklahoma last weekend has tested positive for the coronavirus, he said Friday.
President Trump on Friday tweeted an FBI poster featuring 15 suspects authorities believe vandalized anda statue ofAndrew Jackson that protesters unsuccessfully tried to bring down during clashes with police in Washington D.C.
The mayor of Green Bay, Wis., penned a letter to President Trump ahead of his visit to the battleground state, warning him that his city won't tolerate "ignorance" won't endorse "divisive and bigoted rhetoric.
Protesters on Monday triedtopplinga statue of Andrew Jackson near the White House, while sealing off an area in an act of defiance similar to events in Seattle by declaring off-limits an area dubbed the"Black House Autonomous Zone," or "BHAZ.
Unredacted portions of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his Russia investigationwere released Friday as a result of a lawsuit from BuzzFeed News and a nonprofit research group.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Friday that China is behind a"fear in Europe" as Beijing aggressively continues to spread itsinfluence across the world through economic initiatives and cyber disinformationcampaigns that areforcing Europeans to choose between China and the United States.
Around 300,000 people have applied for tickets toPresident Trump's first scheduled rally since states began efforts to resume normal life following weeks of lockdown measures amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The niece of Martin Luther King Jr. said former Vice President Joe Biden was speaking from a different reality when he said the death of George Floyd had a larger global impactthan the assassination of the Civil Rights icon.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., introduced a bill Thursday to end "no-knock" warrants like the one that led to the shooting death of an African-American woman earlier this year.
Susan Rice, a former White House national security adviser, said in a New York Timesop-ed published Wednesday that Washington, D.C., was powerless to stop President Trump from ordering federal forces into the city in response to protests because it lacks statehoood.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Friday that a National Guardsman who was removed from his unit's mission in Washington D.C., after the FBI learned the soldier expressedwhite supremacist ideology over the internetwill likely be removed from the military following due process.
Jeremiah Ellison, a Minneapolis city councilman and son of state Attorney General Keith Ellison, is calling for the "dismantling" of the Minneapolis Police Department following days of nationwide protests over the death of GeorgeFloyd-- and he soon got the support of the City Council's president.
A New York City councilman is blaming racism for a possible uptick in coronavirus cases stemming from a week of massive demonstrations across the country over the death of George Floyd that have attracted thousands to gather in close proximity.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted President Trump and invoked an expletive Friday in response to his tweetafter three days of protests inMinneapolis, Minn., when he called the protesters "THUGS" and tweeted that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts.
A popular YouTuberwho adopted a special needs child fromChinawith her husband and detailed the process in a series of videos announced Tuesday that the boy was placed in another home over behavioral issues, leading to a swift backlash on social media.
A group of House Republican lawmakers introduced a bill Thursday that would withhold pay for members of Congress whovote by proxy, as the battle over how measures arevoted on amid the coronavirus pandemic continues to intensify.
Hillary Clinton bashed President Trump on Thursday over his response to the coronavirus pandemic, calling for a "real president" as the death toll in the United Statessurpassed 100,000 this week.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, dropped her defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton Wednesday, ending a brief legal battle over comments made by the former secretary of state suggesting the congresswoman had ties to Russia.
The Republican challenger to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., dropped out of the race Monday, citing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive orders amid the coronavirus pandemic and issues with qualifying for the state'supcoming Republican primary election.
A former Hollywood studio executive has beenchargedwith pocketing more than $1.7 million incoronavirus relief funds and usingthe moneyto pay off his credit card debt and other personal expenses,federal prosecutors said Friday.
State rep.Karen Whitsett told... that Kilpatrick's impending release is related to the coronavirus. He is being quarantined for COVID-19 in thelow-security Oakdale, Louisiana prison. He will be among 3,000 inmates granted release due to the spread of the coronavirus within the federal prison system.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended her stay-at-home order Friday to June 12, her fifth extension of a mandate that has put her at odds with Republican lawmakers and has been the subject of mounting criticism and anti-lockdown protests.
Baltimore Mayor Bernard Young urged President Trumpon Thursday to forgo a plannedMemorial Day visit to the city amid itsstay-at-home order.
A biography of the fictionalGen. Mark R. Naird played by Steve Carrell in the Netflix comedy series "Space Force" was used to replace a photo of the real-life chief of the actual Space Force, Gen.
The Supreme Court temporarily denied a motion Wednesday from House Democrats to obtain grand-jury testimony and other documents from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigationas they conduct what they've referred to as an "ongoing presidential impeachment investigation" into President Trump.
Atlanta MayorKeisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been“as bad” as she thought.
A Minnesota-based coffee chain known for its catchy slogans is trying to fix an ill-timedmarketing ploy that contradictsrecommendedbehavioramid the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump and officials accompanying him to a Ford Motor Company factory in Michigan that manufactures ventilators on Thursday were recommended to wear masks at the facility, the auto-maker said Tuesday.
President Trump defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday following the removal of the agency's independent watchdog who was looking into allegationshe hadstaffers perform his personal errands that included walking his dog, making dinner reservationsand picking up his dry cleaning.
The super-rich are escaping the coronavirus by isolating themselves inlavish, multimillion-dollar doomsday bunkers that rival luxury hotel suites as the pandemic continues to spread and many continue to ponderwhat it may bring in its wake.
A Detroit man is facing criminal charges after allegedly making death threats againstembattled Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and stateattorney general Dana Nessel over COVID-19-related restrictions that have prompted several demonstrations in recent weeks.
Donald Trump Jr. slammed Howard Stern over his remarks that his father, President Trump, secretly hates his followers and accused the radio personality of acting like Hillary Clintonover her past comments about the president's base.
As companies across multiple industries continue to hail their workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, some are taking away the temporary pay raise afforded to them in the early stages of the crisis as much of the world learned to hunker down at home.
A backlog of orders at a Pennsylvania Red Lobster apparently resulted in an altercation between a patron and employee on Mother's Day as customers outside the seafood restaurant chain endured long wait times for meals.
Howard Stern continued his contempt of President Trump's supporters on Tuesday, suggesting the president, in reality, is "disgusted" by them.
Supermarket giant Kroger is ending its hourly $2 "Hero Bonus" for thousands of employees who continue to work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed Monday he's flouting county rules by reopeninga Northern Californiaplant amid concerns over safetyduring the coronavirus crisis, tweeting:"I will be on the line with everyone else.
County officials in northernCalifornia county are threatening to sue Gov. Gavin Newsom if he doesn't ease his requirements to begin letting municipalities lift lockdown measures amid the coronavirus crisis that has fractured the global economy.
The government agency responsible for whistleblower complaints saidit had determined there are "reasonable grounds" to believe the Trump administration's decisionto remove a former government scientist from his post was done in retaliation, his attorneys said Friday.
A federal judge on Thursday delayed the start of former Rep. Duncan Hunter's 11-month prison sentenceon campaign finance violations following a request by prosecutors and his lawyer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A federal judge on Thursday delayed the start of former Rep. Duncan Hunter's 11-month prison sentenceon campaign finance violations following a request by prosecutors and his lawyer amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly questioned Tara Reade's sexual harassment allegations against Joe Biden Thursday, calling them"absolutely ridiculous" while asking "where has she been all these years?"
An African-American state lawmaker was flanked by armed escorts while walking to Michigan's Capitol buildingWednesday followingweeks of protests that saw armed demonstrators clad in tactical gearstormthe buildinglast month to demand the reopening of the state's economy and the rollback of social distancingmeasures.
President Trump vetoed a war powers resolution Wednesday that would have curbed his ability to unilaterally to launch military action against Iran without Congressional authorization.
State lawmakers in Michigan filed a lawsuit against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Wednesday to compel her to reopen the state's economy after she extended her state of emergency declaration following weeks of protests that featured armed demonstrators at the state Capitol.
American officials spent Tuesday issuing a series ofdenials on involvement in a failed coup attempt to oust embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro that has landed two U.S.
A conservative legal groupannounced Tuesday that it is suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom over plans to pay $75 million in cash payments to aid illegal immigrantsamid the coronavirus crisis.
In the weeks since governments across the country have forced businesses, churches, schools and hoards of other industries to transition to telecommuting, reports of hackers interrupting video conferences hosted by Zoom as it has become the default platform for millions to connect.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama lamented about the lack of voter turnout for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election during a documentary, blaming them for the election of President Trump.
Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., is urging officials at the Capitol to ban the longtime practice of letting congressional lawmakers sleep in their offices in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
An Air Force F-15 aircraft protecting President Trump while he was at Camp David over the weekend made an emergency landing at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland after an in-flight malfunction.
Normal life in New York City"is a few months away at minimum" Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, even the city continues to see a decline in coronavirus cases.
Embattled Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday extended Michigan's state of emergency and disaster declaration through May 28, hours before it was set to expire and after hundreds of protesters, some of whom were armed, gathered in the state capitol building to voice their displeasure with the Democratic governor.
Five Republican senators sentPresident Trumpa letter Thursday urging him to prevent states from using coronavirus relief grants as a "piggybank" to fund pre-existing programs and debt.
President Trumpsaid Thursday he has seen evidence suggesting that the coronavirus originated from a laboratory in China, whilecontinuinghis criticism of the World Health Organization's ties to Beijing, comparing the group to a public relations agency.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., sent a letter to the leaders of several tech companies Wednesday urging them to help combat the spread of misinformation in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
The election of Joe Biden as presidentwill erase all the gainsthe Trump administration has made on the southern border amid a decline inillegal crossings,warned former Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan.
A firearms instructor and Republican congressional candidate are suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Highway Patrol over therejection of theirpermit applications to hold protests at the Capitol to demandthe rollback of restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Democratic Rep. William Lacy Clay of Missouri criticized Stacey Abrams during a podcast interview for allegedly publicly lobbying to become Joe Biden's pick for vice president
A group of businesses in Pennsylvaniaon Monday asked the U.S.Supreme Court to strike downan executive order limiting which sectors of the economy can operate amid the coronavirus pandemic, which they claim exceeds the authority of the state's governor.
Several Trump administration officials tasked with combating the coronavirus pandemic in the United Stateshave seen their notoriety elevated in recent weeks, mostly from speaking during daily press briefings
The National Republican Senatorial Committee has sent various GOP campaigns a memo encouraging attacks on China in relation to the coronavirus pandemic and guidance on howto link their Democratic rivals to Beijing.
A former Democratic congresswoman-- who in 2018 hadarrivedto serve a five-year prison sentence for fraud in a“limousine-style minibus” -- has been released from federal lockup early over coronavirus concerns.
Health care workers in Detriot "lost themselves" in spaghetti courtesy of rapper Eminem, who sent the pasta to those battling the coronavirus on the front lines.
President Trump on Thursday said he disagreed with Dr. Anthony Fauci's earlier statement that the United States is “notin a situation where we can say we are exactly where we want to be with regard to testing” for the coronavirusas portions of the country slowly begin to relax lockdown measures.
The doctor who oversawthe agency charged with research into countering thecoronavirussaid Wednesday that he was dismissed after resisting efforts by the Trump administration to expand the availability of an anti-malarial drug pushed by President Trump.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday loosened his stay-at-home order that has been in place for more than a month bypermitting hospitals to resumescheduled surgeries.
Two auto races in South Dakota are expected to draw hundreds of fans this weekend, even though the stat's governor is against both events.
Joe Biden blasted President Trumpon Tuesday over hispromise to suspend immigration into the United States for 60 days in an effort to make sure Americans laid off due to the coronavirus pandemic are able to securejobs once the economy recovers.
President Trump defended protesters who have turned up at state capitols and outside governors mansions to demand the reopening of businesses to jumpstart a fractured economy crippled by businesses closures and massive layoffs.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Tuesday cautioned Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on hisdecision to reopen a portion of the state's economy too quicklyin the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin are suing to block Democratic Gov. Tony Evers from enforcing a stay-at-home order through May.
Stacey Abrams on Monday criticized Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's plan to reopen the state's economy as the coronavirus pandemic continues, calling it "dangerously incompetent."
Some Republicans are blasting Facebook for removing messages posted by anti-quarantine protestersas several communities across the country have pushed back on orders by local governments that have closed businesses and promoted social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northamsigned a series of gun control bills on Friday, further entrenching the state as the epicenter of the nationwide gun debate.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly is suing aRepublican-led panelof state lawmakersafter it overturned her executive order this week banning large gathering in churches in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
An empty Southern California animal shelter is a welcome sight to its employees.
"The View" co-host Meghan McCain called out President Trump over his Thursday tweet honoring prisoners of war, or POWs, after previously attacking her father, the late Republican Sen.
Adefenseofficialon Wednesday issued a rare denial of reports byABC News and othersthat claimed a November intelligence assessment warned about arapidly spreading coronavirus in China that posed a threat to American forces in the region.
President TrumpaskedWednesday why hasn't former President Barack Obama endorsed his former Vice Presidentand possibleDemocratic nomineeJoe Bidenahead of the November election.
Congressional lawmakersare criticizing anInternal Revenue Servicerequirement that seniors and other groupsfile a "simple" tax return in order to receive economic reliefpayments in response to the coronavirus pandemic that has forcedmassive layoffs and furloughed millions of workers.
Filmmaker Judd Apatow called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his colleagues "murderers" on Tuesday, saying they should be held criminally responsible for the coronavirus pandemic.
Alec Baldwin on Tuesday suggested that President Trump is the "virus" in the United States, alluding to the coronavirus that has sickened and killed thousands worldwide.
Sen. Rick Scotton Tuesday calledfor a congressionalinvestigation into the World Health Organization, accusing the agency of helpingChina cover up the extent of the coronavirus and promoting misinformation.
A congressional lawmaker from Tennessee is encouraginganyone " overwhelmed or scared" of the coronavirus to give him a call and talk about it.
MyPillow founderMike Lindellon Monday encouraged Americans to pray during the coronavirus pandemic during a visit to the White House.
The Pentagon will spend $84.4 billion to purchase 8,000 ventilators from four vendors, according to a contract signed over the weekend, with the first deliveries to be made in May.
A Long Island, N.Y. restaurant announced Monday that a linguini dish was being named after Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious diseaseexpert and one of the public faces behind the Trump administration's coronavirus task force.
President Trump saidFriday that he had directed Health and Human ServicesSecretary Alex Azar to require General Motors to begin making ventilators under the Defense Production Act to combat the coronavirus pandemic after negotiations with the automaker hadstalled.
The White House response coordinator for the coronavirus task force said Thursday that extreme predictions about the pandemic don't line up with the incoming data, while also pushing back against unfounded rumors that could alarm the public.
As New York City quickly becomes the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, the city is experiencing a shortage most people are OK with: cats and dogs.
Foreign leaders from the Group of Seven (G-7) failed to agree on a joint declaration because of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's insistence that they refer to the coronavirus as the "Wuhan virus," according to media reports.
A Missouri man is facing a criminal charge for posting a video of himself licking items in Walmart earlier this month to mockthe severity of the coronavirus, authorities said.
President Trump praised Asian-Americans on Monday, saying they are not responsible for the spreading of the coronavirus amid criticism that he has stroked racism by blaming China for the pandemic and repeatedly calling it the "China virus.
The Trump administrationon Monday vowed to go after price gougers and those who hoard crucial medical supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic that has seen store shelves emptied and the cost of basic necessities skyrocket in some areas.
A federal appeals court on Monday reaffirmed a lower court ruling that prohibits President Trump fro, blocking users on Twitter.
Sen.Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., on Thursday blasted China's monopoly on keypharmaceutical ingredientsas the United States continues to grapplewith the coronavirus pandemic.
A photo of President Trump's notes during Thursday's coronavirus task force briefing shows "Corona" crossed out and replaced with "Chinese," a label he continues to use despite criticism that it encourages anti-Asian sentiment.