Republican Governor Calls Special Session to Get Biden on the Ballot: ‘My Patience Has Run Out’
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by Michael Luciano
8h ago
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (R) is calling a special session of the state legislature next week to ensure President Joe Biden is on November’s ballot. The Buckeye State has a ballot deadline of August 7. However, the Democratic National Convention will not be held until Aug. 19-22. Moreover, Ohio’s legislature has become bogged down over wrangling about keeping foreign money out of ballot referenda campaigns. On Thursday, DeWine announced he is calling a rare special session to address Biden’s ballot access. “Ohio is running out of time to get Joe Biden, the sitting President of the United Stat ..read more
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AOC Blasts Trump’s Bronx Visit as ‘GoFundMe for Legal’ Bills: ‘Attempt to Trick Some Our Folks’
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by Zachary Leeman
11h ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed Donald Trump is trying to “trick” Bronx residents with his Thursday campaign stop there. Ocasio-Cortez joined Spectrum News on Thursday morning to discuss Trump’s visit to a borough that has overwhelmingly supported his November opponent, President Joe Biden. “This is an attempt, I think, to trick some of our folks here, but I think the Bronx knows better,” Ocasio-Cortez said, though she added later that she predicts most rally-goers will be “out-of-towners.” She further claimed Trump has a financial motivation behind the rally, citing his ongoing l ..read more
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‘We’ve Made Our Position Clear’: Biden Dodges When Asked If U.S. Has Evidence Israel Is NOT ‘Using Starvation’ as a Weapon
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by Alex Griffing
12h ago
President Joe Biden gave a joint White House press conference on Thursday with the president of Kenya and was asked briefly to weigh in on the accusations facing Israeli leaders at the International Criminal Court. McClatchy’s Chief Washington Correspondent Michael Wilner said, “I do very briefly have a question on whether the United States has any evidence at all that would substantiate the ICC prosecutor’s specific allegations against Israeli leaders that they are using starvation as a tactic of war in Gaza or exculpatory evidence, for that matter.” “And if you would commit to releasing that ..read more
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‘I’m Asking the Questions!’ Elise Stefanik Gets In Heated Exchange With College President At Anti-Semitism Hearing
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by Zachary Leeman
12h ago
Screenshots via Twitter Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) got into a heated exchange with Northwestern University President Michael Schill at a Thursday hearing focused on pro-Palestinian protests about reports of anti-semitism at college campuses. Stefanik first brought up a report card from the Ant-Defamation League (ADL) which slapped Northwestern with an “F” grade on its handling of reports of anti-semitism amid encampment protests. “Isn’t it true that a Jewish Northwestern student was assaulted?” Sefanik asked Schill. “I want to question the premise of your question —” he began before the New ..read more
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John Bolton Defends Alito, Argues He Had No Idea Upside Down Flag Was Linked to Jan. 6th: ‘Doesn’t Have Political Implications To Me!’
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by Jennifer Bowers Bahney
13h ago
John Bolton defended Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in the ongoing flag controversy, with Bolton arguing he had no idea an upside down American flag was a symbol of the Jan. 6 insurrectionists. Alito is under fire for reports in The New York Times about two instances in which flags that the articles characterized as symbols of the insurrection were flown outside of his homes: one was an upside down American flag, the other was a flag from the Revolutionary War adopted by the insurrectionists. Alito has pinned the responsibility for flying the flags on his wife. “I first heard of the upside ..read more
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Scaramucci Says Biden Campaign ‘Afraid’ to Reach Out to Him and Other Republican Trump Haters to Help Campaign: ‘Catering to the Hard Left’
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by Zachary Leeman
15h ago
Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci accused President Joe Biden’s campaign of being “afraid” to reach out to him and other anti-Donald Trump Republicans for help. Scaramucci joined Kasie Hunt on CNN This Morning on Thursday to promote his book From Wall Street to the White House and Back, and he blasted Nikki Haley as lacking “moral courage” for her announcing this week that she will vote for Trump in November. Hunt asked Scaramucci, who was communications director under Trump for just 11 days, if the Biden campaign is doing enough to reach out to Haley and other Repu ..read more
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Nate Silver: Biden ‘Needs to Consider’ Dropping Out If He’s ‘Still Struggling in August’
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by Zachary Leeman
15h ago
Screenshot via The Hill YouTube Political commentator and elections analyst Nate Silver is recommending President Joe Biden consider “stepping aside” for November’s election if he’s still “struggling” by August. Silver joined the Risky Business podcast with Maria Konnikova and argued Biden’s campaign pulling out of the Commission on Presidential Debates and agreeing separately to two debates with Donald Trump, one in June and one in September, is a sign of trouble for his campaign. “Basically Biden traded three debates after Labor Day for one debate after Labor Day and then one on CNN the ca ..read more
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Ex-Trump Officials Bury ‘Pathetic’ Nikki Haley For Endorsing Trump
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by Alex Griffing
15h ago
Jeenah Moon/Pool Photo via AP. Former Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley irked many Trump critics on the right on Wednesday when she said she would vote for Trump in the general election. Haley, who relentlessly blasted Trump as unfit for the presidency during her presidential run, earned the scorn of other former Trump officials who served – as Haley did – in the first Trump administration. Former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham took X and wrote, “Voting for a wanna-be dictator doesn’t make you a good Republican. It makes you a puppet & it’s pathetic.” Voting f ..read more
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New Texts Show MAGA House Candidate Who Pushed Election Lies Called Deniers ‘Crazies’ — Sparking Wild Feud With MAGA Primary Foe
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by Jamie Frevele
16h ago
Screenshot Republican congressional candidate Abe Hamadeh called election deniers “crazies” in texts that were sent to Blake Masters, who is currently running against Hamadeh in the race’s primary. The texts, which were first reported by the Daily Mail, were sent in January 2023 following Hamadeh’s loss in Arizona’s attorney general race against current Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes. The MAGA-friendly Hamadeh — who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump and Arizona senate candidate Kari Lake — has pushed election lies about that 2022 election, as well as unfounded claims about e ..read more
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Daily Show Finds Biden’s ‘Biggest and Only Superfan’ After Talking to Not-So-Excited Dems: ‘I Mean, He’s Okay’
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by Zachary Leeman
16h ago
Daily Show correspondent Troy Iwata found the “biggest and only superfan” of President Joe Biden after hitting the streets and talking to some less-than-excited Democrats. “Not so excited,” one voter told Iwata about her enthusiasm for supporting Biden in November’s presidential election. “I mean, he’s okay,” another voter said, managing to cite Biden’s love of ice cream as a positive aspect to the president. “I wish I was more excited,” another voter said, adding he’s at a “two or three” on a scale of one to 10 for his enthusiasm for backing Biden. Trump has led Biden in critical swing states ..read more
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