Shepard Smith Leaving Fox News
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Shepard Smith Leaving Fox News
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Earlier today, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith announced his departure from the network. The announcement came live on air, as Smith informed viewers that today will be his final show. Smith’s exit reportedly comes in response to his repeated criticism of the Trump administration, in addition to backstage turmoil with fellow Fox News personality Tucker […]

Trump Campaign Feuding With Minneapolis Mayor Ahead of Rally
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Trump Campaign Feuding With Minneapolis Mayor Ahead of Rally
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President Trump is feuding with Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey ahead of his upcoming campaign rally in the city. Local officials are attempting to charge the Trump campaign $530,000 to host the rally at the Target Center, although the city charged the Obama campaign just $20,000 to hold an event at the same venue in 2009. […]

President Trump Pulls US Troops From Northern Syria
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President Trump Pulls US Troops From Northern Syria
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On Sunday, the White House announced that all US troops will be withdrawn from northern Syria. The move comes amid tensions between Turkey and Kurdistan. Turkish forces are expected to launch military operations against the Kurds in the coming weeks. “The United States was supposed to be in Syria for 30 days, that was many […]

Fox’s Kennedy Accuses Corey Lewandowski of Being Drunk During Interview
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Fox’s Kennedy Accuses Corey Lewandowski of Being Drunk During Interview
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Last week, Fox Business host Kennedy accused former Trump 2016 campaign manager Corey Lewandowski of being drunk on her show. Kennedy interrupted Lewandowski as he spoke to ask if he had been drinking before the interview. The Fox host made the observation as her guest repeatedly slurred his words throughout the segment. As Lewandowski spoke […]

Kamala Harris Urges Twitter to Ban President Trump
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Kamala Harris Urges Twitter to Ban President Trump
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Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is encouraging Twitter to suspend President Trump from the platform. Earlier this week, Harris reached out directly to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in an attempt to sway his opinion. As of yet, Twitter has declined to suspend the president’s account. “The president’s tweets and his behaviors about this are just […]

Report: US and North Korea Resume Nuclear Talks
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Report: US and North Korea Resume Nuclear Talks
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According to a report from North Korea’s state news agency, the country has renewed peace talks with the United States. It’s been nearly eight months since the second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un abruptly ended without a deal. Sources say the US was unwilling to remove economic sanctions on […]

Elizabeth Warren Endorses AOC’s Plan Allowing Illegal Immigrants to Collect Welfare
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Elizabeth Warren Endorses AOC’s Plan Allowing Illegal Immigrants to Collect Welfare
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Elizabeth Warren is the first 2020 presidential candidate to endorse freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s new “Just Society” plan. The controversial legislative package of six bills would allow illegal immigrants to collect welfare. Some political insiders has accused Warren of disingenuously supporting the plan in an attempt to gain an endorsement from Ocasio-Cortez. Two of the […]

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Addresses Trump-Ukraine Controversy
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Addresses Trump-Ukraine Controversy
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On Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directly addressed the controversy surrounding a July phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. While speaking to the press, Pompeo confirmed reports that he was on the call. Pompeo described his involvement in the conversation as routine and appropriate. “I was on the phone call […]

Bernie Sanders Receives Support From Fellow 2020 Candidates Following Heart Procedure
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Bernie Sanders Receives Support From Fellow 2020 Candidates Following Heart Procedure
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Senator Bernie Sanders is recovering from an emergency heart procedure. According to a statement from Sanders’ campaign, the 2020 candidate has canceled all his upcoming appearances and events until further notice. Sanders’ fellow Democratic presidential candidates voiced support for the senator following the announcement. Sanders was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after experiencing chest […]

President Trump Delivers Speech to UN General Assembly
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President Trump Delivers Speech to UN General Assembly
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Earlier this week, President Trump delivered a lengthy speech to the United Nations General Assembly. The president touched on numerous issues throughout his remarks, including immigration and nationalism. He also addressed the current conflict with Iran, promising to do anything necessary to defend the interests of the United States. “Wise leaders always put the good […]

Tucker Carlson Addresses His Feud With Shepard Smith
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Tucker Carlson Addresses His Feud With Shepard Smith
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In an unusual turn of events, Tucker Carlson publicly addressed his feud with fellow Fox News colleague Shepard Smith live on air. The move comes in response to comments from Shepard Smith regarding an interview on Carlson’s program the night before. Smith condemned Carlson for not defending Fox News legal analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano from […]

House Intelligence Committee Releases Declassified Whistleblower Complaint
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House Intelligence Committee Releases Declassified Whistleblower Complaint
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On Thursday, the House Intelligence Committee released the declassified whistleblower complaint against President Trump. The complaint alleges the president exploited the “power of his office to solicit interference” from the Ukrainian government in an attempt to collect political dirt on Joe Biden. However, as it turns out, much of the complaint was based on hearsay. […]

Cory Booker May Soon End His 2020 Presidential Campaign
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Cory Booker May Soon End His 2020 Presidential Campaign
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Earlier this week, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker indicated that his 2020 campaign might soon be ending. In a memo to campaign staff, the US Senator said his campaign must raise an additional $1.7 million by the end of the month in order to continue. Some political insiders have suggested that Booker may end his […]

Transcripts Released From Phone Call Between Trump and Ukrainian President
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Transcripts Released From Phone Call Between Trump and Ukrainian President
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Earlier today, the White House released transcripts of a conversation between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The call has been a source of controversy ever since The Washington Post broke a story about the incident earlier this week. However, the transcripts appear to have debunked numerous allegations regarding an attempted exchange of military […]

Nancy Pelosi Announces Impeachment Inquiry Against Trump
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Nancy Pelosi Announces Impeachment Inquiry Against Trump
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On Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The move comes as the Washington Post broke a story involving a whistleblower complaint filed with the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community. According to reports, the complaint involves the content of a conversation between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr […]

Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness Killing Americans
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Rare Mosquito-Borne Illness Killing Americans
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At least six Americans have died this year as a result of Eastern equine encephalitis. The disease, spread by mosquitoes, is extremely deadly. Nearly one in three people that contract the disease will die as a result. Authorities in Michigan say they have identified seven confirmed cases of EEE, three of which resulted in death. […]

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Embroiled in Blackface Controversy
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Embroiled in Blackface Controversy
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Earlier this week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared to blame his privileged upbringing for his past use of blackface. Trudeau made the statements while speaking to reporters aboard his plane. So far, photos and video appear to show Trudeau wearing blackface on three separate occasions. “I’ve always acknowledged that I come from a place […]

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops Out of Presidential Race
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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops Out of Presidential Race
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During a Friday morning appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his departure from the 2020 Democratic primary. The mayor failed to qualify for the previous Democratic debate. Based on his polling numbers, it seemed likely that de Blasio would fail reach the required threshold to appear in the […]

US Navy Confirms Authenticity of Multiple UFO Videos
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US Navy Confirms Authenticity of Multiple UFO Videos
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In a historic move, the US Navy has essentially confirmed the existence of UFOs. Earlier this week, Navy spokesman Joseph Gradisher confirmed the authenticity of three separate videos showing military pilots attempting to intercept UFOs. Referring to the objects as “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena,” it’s the first time the US military has publicly authenticated UFO sightings. […]

Ben Shapiro Bashes The New York Times Over Kavanaugh Reporting
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Ben Shapiro Bashes The New York Times Over Kavanaugh Reporting
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While appearing on Fox News earlier this week, political commentator Ben Shapiro condemned The New York Times for their debunked claims about Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The Times recently accused Kavanaugh of an additional sexual assault allegation, though the outlet failed to mention that the alleged victim has no recollection of the supposed event. […]

Trump Attacks Democrats and Media During Rally in New Mexico
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Trump Attacks Democrats and Media During Rally in New Mexico
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President Trump went after the media and his Democratic opponents while speaking at his rally in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, earlier this week. The president bashed The New York Times for their recent report on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, calling for resignations at the outlet. He went on to repeatedly compare his political opposition […]

Congress Requests Emails From Tech Giants
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Congress Requests Emails From Tech Giants
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Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google recently received a letter from the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee requesting a variety of documents and information. The letters were publicly released earlier this week. The companies have until October 14 to respond. Lawmakers are requesting financial reports, company organization charts, and any documents relating to past antitrust probes launched […]

Following Disruption of Peace Negotiations, Trump Says Taliban Has Never Been Hit Harder
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Following Disruption of Peace Negotiations, Trump Says Taliban Has Never Been Hit Harder
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In the aftermath of President Trump’s cancellation of a planned meeting with Taliban leaders, the US President claims the group has “never been hit harder.” Over the weekend, US and Afghan forces announced that nearly 40 Taliban fighters were killed, including two senior commanders, during a recent joint military operation. Taliban leaders were to meet […]

Corporations Openly Pushing Gun Control
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Corporations Openly Pushing Gun Control
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The CEOs of 145 companies recently sent a joint letter to Senate leadership urging them to pursue further gun control legislation. The letter was also supported by notable companies such as Dicks Sporting Goods and AirBnB. Representatives from Twitter and Reddit also signed the letter. The letter encouraged Congress to enact red flag laws, which […]

Supreme Court Sides With Trump Over Immigration Restrictions
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Supreme Court Sides With Trump Over Immigration Restrictions
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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court ended all injunctions against the Trump administration’s new rules regarding asylum. The change in policy now blocks immigrants from seeking asylum in the US if they traveled through a third country, such as Mexico, without already attempting to receive asylum there. Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg were the […]

Highlights From the Third Democratic Debate
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Highlights From the Third Democratic Debate
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Thursday’s Democratic debate was the first to be held on a single night, with the previous two debates organized as two-night events. This time around, just 10 candidates were featured. It was also the first time frontrunners Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren shared the stage. According to a recent joint poll conducted by ABC News […]

Accusations Surface Against Kavanaugh Accuser
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Accusations Surface Against Kavanaugh Accuser
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While speaking to a group of feminists at the University of Baltimore, Christine Blasey Ford’s attorney appeared to contradict her client’s past statements. Video of the incident was first obtained by the Daily Caller, with Fox News quickly picking up the story. Ford nearly derailed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing when she publicly […]

Pentagon Approves $3.6 Billion Toward Border Wall
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Pentagon Approves $3.6 Billion Toward Border Wall
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Last week, Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved $3.6 billion toward the construction of barriers along the southern border. The funds will be used to build an additional 175 miles of border wall between the United States and Mexico. The decision was met with significant criticism from Democratic politicians on Capital Hill. “Earlier today Defense Secretary […]

Fox News Attracts Twice the Viewers of CNN’s Democratic Town Hall
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Fox News Attracts Twice the Viewers of CNN’s Democratic Town Hall
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The ratings are in for CNN’s 7-hour long Democratic town hall on climate change. The network finished dead last among the big three news networks, based on figures from Nielson Media Research. Fox News more than doubled CNN’s ratings throughout the entire event. CNN’s town hall averaged around 1.1 million viewers, lasting from 5 PM […]

President Trump Feuds With Media Over Path of Hurricane Dorian
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President Trump Feuds With Media Over Path of Hurricane Dorian
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Throughout the week, President Trump battled with the media over claims that Hurricane Dorian could potentially hit Alabama. On Wednesday, the president faced criticism for displaying a map that featured parts of Alabama and the Florida panhandle added to the hurricane’s path with a sharpie marker. In response to the criticism, Trump continued to insist […]

Walmart to End Some Gun and Ammo Sales
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Walmart to End Some Gun and Ammo Sales
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Earlier this week, corporate giant Walmart announced their decision to end the sale of some firearms and ammunition throughout their stores. The world’s largest retailer will no longer sell handguns, most handgun ammunition, and certain rifle ammunition. The decision was condemned by many conservative political pundits and social media users. The retailer is also facing […]

Biden Chats With Colbert in Lengthy Interview
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Biden Chats With Colbert in Lengthy Interview
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Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss his campaign. The 20-minute extended interview covered a wide range of topics. Throughout the interview, Biden repeatedly defended himself from criticism of his gaffes along the campaign trail. At one point, Colbert listed several of Biden’s campaign missteps. […]

Neil Cavuto Defends Fox News Amid Feud With President Trump
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Neil Cavuto Defends Fox News Amid Feud With President Trump
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Fox’s Neil Cavuto is defending his employer amid criticism from President Trump. Last week, the president attacked the network in a series of irate tweets. President Trump suggested his supporters find a different news outlet, saying the network “isn’t working for us” any longer. Last week, Cavuto directly addressed the controversy. “First of all, Mr. […]

Popeyes Sold Out of New Chicken Sandwiches
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Popeyes Sold Out of New Chicken Sandwiches
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Fast food restaurant chain Popeyes is all sold out of their new chicken sandwich. Demand for the item far exceeded the company’s expectations, with customers devouring a supply of chicken expected to last until the end of September. Unfortunately for customers, Popeyes has yet to announce when the item will be available again. The company […]

Tulsi Gabbard Responds to Exclusion From Upcoming Debate
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Tulsi Gabbard Responds to Exclusion From Upcoming Debate
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Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard will not be appearing in the upcoming Democratic debate, which will feature just ten candidates instead of the twenty included in both previous debates. Gabbard failed to reach necessary polling requirements set by the DNC and ABC News, although there is a debate raging over the exclusion of certain polls. The congresswoman […]

Ring Doorbell Cameras Raise Privacy Concerns
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Ring Doorbell Cameras Raise Privacy Concerns
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Privacy advocates are raising the alarm on Ring, an Amazon-owned company that produces doorbell cameras. The concerns stem from Ring’s recent partnership with more than 400 law enforcement agencies. The company does not alert customers when their security footage has been subpoenaed by authorities, even if the customer previously declined to provide law enforcement with […]

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $527 Million in Opioid Legal Battle
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Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $527 Million in Opioid Legal Battle
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Multinational corporation Johnson & Johnson lost a major legal battle on Monday. The company, found guilty of perpetuating the opioid epidemic in Oklahoma, was ordered to pay $527 million. Although, the state of Oklahoma claims the damage will cost $17 billion and decades to resolve. Many see the lawsuit as a simple slap on the […]

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Denies Allegations of Affair
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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Denies Allegations of Affair
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During a recent interview with a local Minnesota CBS affiliate, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar denied allegations of having an affair with a married man. The accusation was first reported by the New York Post, after they obtained court documents from a related divorce case. Omar’s Congressional office declined to comment on the allegations in response to […]

President Trump Continues Attacking Fox News
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President Trump Continues Attacking Fox News
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President Trump reignited his feud with Fox News earlier today, bashing the network on Twitter. He slammed the outlet for allegedly pandering to Democrats, even though they were unable to secure a primary debate with the Democratic Party. The president’s attacks came shortly after an appearance by DNC Communications Director Xochitl Hinojosa on the news […]

Ocasio-Cortez Criticized for Calling Electoral College a Racist Scam
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Ocasio-Cortez Criticized for Calling Electoral College a Racist Scam
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In an Instagram video posted last week, freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez referred to the electoral college as a “scam” as she drove through a rural America. She went on to suggest that the institution is racist, supposedly favoring white voters. The congresswoman is facing some pushback from Heartland politicians, including Iowa Senator Joni Ernst. “The […]

Special Prosecutor Appointed to Jussie Smollett Case
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Special Prosecutor Appointed to Jussie Smollett Case
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During a hearing this week in a Chicago criminal courtroom, Judge Michael Toomin appointed former US Attorney Dan Webb to investigate the Jussie Smollett case. Webb will decide whether new charges should brought against Smollett. Webb will also be tasked with potentially charging others for allegedly mishandling the case. In January, Smollett claimed to have […]

Danish Royal Family ‘Surprised’ Trump Canceled Visit Over Greenland
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Danish Royal Family ‘Surprised’ Trump Canceled Visit Over Greenland
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The head of communications for the Danish royal family said they were surprised President Trump decided to cancel his planned trip to the country, adding that they have nothing more to say on the matter. The rift between the president and Denmark comes as a result of Trump’s interest in purchasing Greenland from the nation. […]

President Trump Proposes Ending Birthright Citizenship for Children of Illegal Immigrants
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President Trump Proposes Ending Birthright Citizenship for Children of Illegal Immigrants
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Earlier this week, President Trump renewed his call to end birthright citizenship for the children of those in the country illegally. According to the government’s current interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment, any child born in the United States is automatically granted American citizenship. Throughout the campaign trail, and repeatedly since, the president has suggested ending […]

Bill Maher Responds to Congresswoman Tlaib Promoting Boycott of His Show
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Bill Maher Responds to Congresswoman Tlaib Promoting Boycott of His Show
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Bill Maher has responded to Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s boycott of his HBO program. Tlaib’s reaction was in response to last week’s comments from Maher criticizing the BDS movement, an organized boycott of Israeli goods and services. Not only did Tlaib suggest Maher’s show be boycotted, she implied that he is racist. “BDS is a bullshit […]

Trump Administration Rejects Universal Background Checks
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Trump Administration Rejects Universal Background Checks
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According to a recent article in The Atlantic, President Trump has distanced himself from universal background checks following a phone call with National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre. Earlier this week, the NRA confirmed the conversation via their Twitter account. The president had previously suggested an expansion of background checks following two recent mass shootings. […]

Fox Colleagues Defend Juan Williams Amid Feud With President Trump
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Fox Colleagues Defend Juan Williams Amid Feud With President Trump
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Fellow Fox News contributors are defending Juan Williams following a Sunday evening Twitter attack from President Trump. In the tweet, the president called Williams “pathetic” and accused him of eagerly requesting a photo together in the past. Williams has denied the accusation, and several of his colleagues are coming to his defense. “Juan Williams at […]

Israel Blocks Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib From Planned Visit
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Israel Blocks Congresswomen Omar and Tlaib From Planned Visit
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Yesterday, the Israeli government announced their decision to block US Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from a planned visit to the country. The judgement is a result of the congresswomen’s past controversial comments and their vocal support of boycotts against Israel. In an early morning tweet yesterday, President Trump encouraged Israel to block their […]

Fellow Lawmakers Call for Steve King’s Resignation Following Offensive Comments
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Fellow Lawmakers Call for Steve King’s Resignation Following Offensive Comments
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Congressman Steve King is once again facing calls for his resignation. While speaking to a group of conservatives yesterday, King sparked controversy while advocating against laws allowing abortion in cases of rape and incest. Several of his colleagues in Congress have demanded his resignation, including at least one Republican. “What if we went back through […]

A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault in Sweden and Fined $1,300
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A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault in Sweden and Fined $1,300
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Earlier today, American musician A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden. As part of the conviction, Rocky and his two bodyguards were ordered to pay a little over $1,300 to the alleged victim. Many Americans, including President Trump, condemned Sweden for jailing the rapper. Video of the incident has been circulating online since the […]

Tulsi Gabbard Deploying to Indonesia With National Guard
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Tulsi Gabbard Deploying to Indonesia With National Guard
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Earlier today, Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard deployed to Indonesia with the Hawaii Army National Guard . The Congresswoman and 2020 presidential contender will be taking part in training exercises with the Indonesian military. Gabbard should be back in the US in time for next month’s Democratic debate, although it still remains unclear if she’ll […]

Congressman Gaetz Clashes With Fox News Host in Heated Gun Control Debate
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Congressman Gaetz Clashes With Fox News Host in Heated Gun Control Debate
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Congressman Matt Gaetz feuded with Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro on Saturday over the topic of gun control. Although the Republican Congressman and conservative TV host tend to agree on most political issues, they were miles apart on the subject of mandatory background checks. While Gaetz was willing to consider some forms of new legislation on […]

President Trump Casts Doubt on Epstein Suicide, Attacks Clintons on Twitter
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President Trump Casts Doubt on Epstein Suicide, Attacks Clintons on Twitter
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In a series of controversial retweets on Saturday afternoon, President Trump reacted to news of Jeffrey Epstein’s death. One tweet described how documents were released, just one day prior to Epstein’s alleged suicide, implicating high-profile Democrats in his purported crimes. Another tweet expressed doubt that Epstein would be capable of killing himself in prison, suggesting […]

Democratic Presidential Candidates Flock to Iowa State Fair
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Democratic Presidential Candidates Flock to Iowa State Fair
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Nearly every 2020 Democrat will be in attendance at the Iowa State Fair this weekend. The candidates are eager to make an impression among voters gathered at the event. Iowa has the distinction of being the first state in the country to vote in the presidential primary season. A strong showing in Iowa can help […]

Monica Lewinsky to Produce New Season of American Crime Story
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Monica Lewinsky to Produce New Season of American Crime Story
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Monica Lewinsky will produce FX’s third season of American Crime Story. The latest season will focus on Bill Clinton’s infamous affair in the White House and the resulting impeachment hearings. The show is set to air just prior to the 2020 presidential election. Numerous journalists and political pundits have condemned FX’s decision to air the […]

Liberal Professor Finds Common Ground With Tucker Carlson Over Gun Control
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Liberal Professor Finds Common Ground With Tucker Carlson Over Gun Control
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Left-leaning University of Maryland professor Jason Nichols appeared on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News program today to discuss gun control. Although Nichols and Carlson disagree on nearly every political issue imaginable, the two found some common ground on the topic of gun control. Nichols invoked historic events as he urged restraint against the concept of confiscating […]

Kamala Harris Dropping in Polls Following Attacks From Tulsi Gabbard
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Kamala Harris Dropping in Polls Following Attacks From Tulsi Gabbard
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Kamala Harris’ 2020 campaign appears to be taking quite a hit following attacks from Tulsi Gabbard. Perhaps the most notable moment from last week’s Democratic debate came when Gabbard criticized Harris’ record as Attorney General of California. According to the most recent Quinnipiac poll, Harris has lost nearly half of her support since last week’s […]

Trump Condemns Racism and Bigotry Following Mass Shootings
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Trump Condemns Racism and Bigotry Following Mass Shootings
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Monday morning, President Trump addressed the nation regarding the two mass shootings that took place over the weekend. One of the shootings appears to have been carried out by a white supremacist, but the second attack does not appear to be racially motivated. Both of the attacks were carried out using a rifle. During his […]

Congressman Cummings Scares Off Home Intruder Just Hours Before Trump Tweets
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Congressman Cummings Scares Off Home Intruder Just Hours Before Trump Tweets
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According to recent reports, Rep. Elijah Cummings suffered an attempted break-in at his home just hours before the congressman and his district were attacked by President Trump on Twitter. In the tweets, the president called Cummings’ district “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.” The feud has been raging ever since, with Trump tweeting sarcastic […]

A$AP Rocky Back in USA After Incident in Sweden
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A$AP Rocky Back in USA After Incident in Sweden
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American musician A$AP Rocky is back in the United States after being released from Sweden. The rapper was behind bars since July, resulting from a violent confrontation on the streets of Stockholm. Rocky says he was acting in self defense, a claim which is supported by numerous videos of the incident. On June 30, two […]

Highlights from the Second Evening of the Democratic Debate in Detroit
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Highlights from the Second Evening of the Democratic Debate in Detroit
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Yesterday concluded CNN’s two-night debate held in Detroit, Michigan. While the first evening of the debate received relatively universal praise, the second evening was plagued with audio issues and a much more lenient attitude toward candidates overextending their speaking time. Aside from criticism of CNN’s handling of the event, the debate featured some of the […]

Highlights from the First Evening of the Democratic Debate in Detroit
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Highlights from the First Evening of the Democratic Debate in Detroit
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The first evening of CNN’s Democratic debates took place Tuesday night in Detroit, Michigan. The format and moderation of the debate seems to be receiving fairly universal praise in comparison to the debate hosted by NBC last month. Unlike the NBC debate, CNN moderators were quite strict with their time restraints and efforts to prevent […]

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Retweets Comments Justifying Violence Against Senator Rand Paul
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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Retweets Comments Justifying Violence Against Senator Rand Paul
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Freshman Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is facing criticism for retweeting statements justifying violence toward Senator Rand Paul. Omar’s retweet seems to be in response to comments from Paul earlier in the week. Critics of Omar call her endorsement of assault particularly egregious considering the numerous times she has suggested that President Trump’s comments toward her could […]

President Trump Continues Twitter Attacks on Baltimore, Expands to San Francisco
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President Trump Continues Twitter Attacks on Baltimore, Expands to San Francisco
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President Trump isn’t backtracking from his weekend feud with Rep. Elijah Cummings. The President spent Saturday and Sunday bashing the congressman and his district in Baltimore. Early Sunday morning, the president broadened his attacks to include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her district in San Francisco. The feud between President Trump and Cummings appears to […]

President Trump Sparks Controversy Over Tweets Aimed at Baltimore
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President Trump Sparks Controversy Over Tweets Aimed at Baltimore
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President Trump ignited another weekend controversy on Twitter when he attacked Congressman Elijah Cummings and his district in Baltimore. In the controversial series of tweets, the president called Cummings’ district a “rat and rodent infested mess.” Earlier this month, the president created a similar firestorm when he targeted freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her allies […]

Supreme Court Sides With Trump Administration Over Border Wall Funding
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Supreme Court Sides With Trump Administration Over Border Wall Funding
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On Friday, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Trump administration regarding the use of $2.5 billion in Pentagon funds toward construction of a wall along the southern border. The funds were redirected as a result of the national emergency declared by President Trump in February. However, lower courts had been blocking access to […]

Rapper A$AP Rocky Charged With Assault in Sweden
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Rapper A$AP Rocky Charged With Assault in Sweden
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American rapper A$AP Rocky has been charged with assault in Sweden, although the musician claims he was acting in self defense. According to a recent report from the New York Times, the alleged victim is Mustafa Jafari, an immigrant from Afghanistan. Video taken earlier that day appears to support Rocky’s claim of self defense, as […]

Robert Mueller Testifies Before House Committees
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Robert Mueller Testifies Before House Committees
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Former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared on Capital Hill today to testify before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee. Lawmakers questioned Mueller about the nearly two-year-long investigation into allegations of collusion between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign. President Trump spoke with reporters after the hearings, attacking Mueller and his Democratic opponents. […]

President Trump Reignites Fox News Feud
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President Trump Reignites Fox News Feud
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President Trump renewed his attacks on the Fox News network, going after the outlet on Twitter earlier today. The president criticized the news channel and anchor Martha MacCallum for conducting what he described as a “softball” interview with Congressman Eric Swalwell. The president attacked Fox News earlier this month in a series of tweets, although […]

Ben Carson Defends President Trump in Series of Fox News Interviews
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Ben Carson Defends President Trump in Series of Fox News Interviews
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Ben Carson, renowned former neurosurgeon and current US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has appeared on Fox News networks at least four times in the past week to defend President Trump amid his feud with four freshman congresswomen. Carson insisted that the president is not a racist and criticized the media for portraying him […]

Iran Provoking US With Video of British Oil Tanker Raid
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Iran Provoking US With Video of British Oil Tanker Raid
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Iran is clearly attempting to antagonize the US and its allies with the release of new footage showing the Iranian Revolutionary Guard hijacking a British oil tanker. Iranian commandos captured the ship on Friday after repelling from a helicopter. The 23-person crew is still being held by Iran. Two British-owned tankers were captured by Iran […]

Impeachment Resolution Fails in US House of Representatives
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Impeachment Resolution Fails in US House of Representatives
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A resolution to introduce articles of impeachment against President Trump failed in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday, 332-95. The resolution was introduced by Congressman Al Green. This is the congressman’s third attempt to impeach the president. With each attempt at impeachment, support has been broadening among Green’s Democratic colleagues. Green’s first effort at […]

President Trump Continues Targeting AOC & Allies at Rally
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President Trump Continues Targeting AOC & Allies at Rally
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President Trump continued his attack on freshman Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her allies during his rally in North Carolina on Wednesday night. The president wasn’t backing down from his recent controversial statements, continuing to suggest the members of Congress leave the US if they’re unhappy with it. Although, President Trump did express disapproval today toward […]

US House of Representatives Votes to Condemn President Trump’s Statements
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US House of Representatives Votes to Condemn President Trump’s Statements
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The US House of Representatives passed a resolution last night condemning President Trump’s comments about four freshman congresswomen. The president has been attacking the group of Democrats for days, suggesting they leave the United States if they dislike the country. Every Democratic member of the House, and four Republicans, voted in favor of the resolution. […]

President Trump Throws More Fuel on Feud With Democrats
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President Trump Throws More Fuel on Feud With Democrats
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President Trump wasn’t backing down yesterday from his feud with a group of freshman Democratic Congresswomen. Following a series of controversial Sunday morning tweets targeting the group, the president attacked them again on Twitter later that day. He reiterated his attacks Monday while speaking to the press following an economic event at the White House […]

President Trump Goes After Freshman Democrats in Series of Controversial Tweets
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President Trump Goes After Freshman Democrats in Series of Controversial Tweets
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Early Sunday morning, President Trump launched a barrage of Twitter attacks against four freshman Congresswomen. The four members of the US House of Representatives having been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi since their decision to vote against a bipartisan measure to provide emergency funding toward the border. The Democratic congresswomen were the only members […]

Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Over Epstein Plea Deal
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Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Over Epstein Plea Deal
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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is resigning from his position due to his involvement in a controversial plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein. Acosta was serving as US Attorney for Southern District of Florida over a decade ago when he offered Epstein a plea deal resulting in an 18-month sentence. Epstein, facing potential charges that could have […]

Congressional Black Caucus Member Calls AOC ‘Juvenile’ for ‘Playing Race Card’
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Congressional Black Caucus Member Calls AOC ‘Juvenile’ for ‘Playing Race Card’
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According to recent reports from Fox News and The Hill, Congressman William Lacy Clay is fiercely defending House Speaker Nancy Pelosi amid her public feud with freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Earlier this week, Ocasio-Cortez told the Washington Post that she believes Pelosi has engaged in a pattern of mistreatment against minorities. Clay, a member of […]

AOC Suggests Nancy Pelosi is Racist as Feud Heats Up
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AOC Suggests Nancy Pelosi is Racist as Feud Heats Up
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Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went after fellow Democrat and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi once again, this time during an interview with the Washington Post. Ocasio-Cortez told the outlet that she believes Pelosi has engaged in a pattern of mistreatment against minorities. Earlier this week, the freshman Congresswoman accused Pelosi of using minorities as “bargaining chips.” […]

Home Depot Boycott Trends on Twitter Following Co-Founder’s Vocal Support of Trump
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Home Depot Boycott Trends on Twitter Following Co-Founder’s Vocal Support of Trump
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A small movement encouraging the boycott of Home Depot has developed in response to co-founder Bernie Marcus’ recent statements to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Marcus told the outlet that he plans on supporting President Trump again in 2020. Many have criticized the boycott, considering Marcus has already donated billions of dollars to various charities. The 90-year-old […]

Fox News Choosing to Ignore Twitter Attack From Trump
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Fox News Choosing to Ignore Twitter Attack From Trump
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Fox News appears to be brushing off President Trump’s criticism from Sunday night. The network did not appear to make any mention of the president’s numerous tweets condemning the outlet during yesterday’s coverage. Fox News also chose not to cover the story on their website yesterday. Strangely, the story hasn’t received much coverage from any […]

President Trump Lashes Out at Fox News in Series of Tweets
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President Trump Lashes Out at Fox News in Series of Tweets
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On Sunday evening, President Trump unleashed a fury of disparaging tweets aimed at Fox News. The president attacked the network’s weekend lineup of anchors and accused the outlet of betraying its viewers. Although this wasn’t the first time President Trump has criticized Fox, he has never hit the organization quite this hard. The president’s tweets […]

Nancy Pelosi Publicly Feuding With Fellow Democrats
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Nancy Pelosi Publicly Feuding With Fellow Democrats
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Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi is currently engaged in a very public dispute with some of the more progressive members of her party. In a New York Times interview published over the weekend, Pelosi suggested that the behavior of freshman Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley isn’t […]

Watch: ‘Salute to America’ Fourth of July Parade, Air Show, and Speech from President Trump
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Watch: ‘Salute to America’ Fourth of July Parade, Air Show, and Speech from President Trump
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Yesterday’s “Salute to America” Fourth of July celebration in Washington DC featured a parade, air show, fireworks display, and speech from President Trump. Ariel photos from the event show a massive crowd in attendance, filling both sides of the Lincoln Memorial’s Reflecting Pool and stretching all the way to the Washington Monument. President Trump received […]

‘Salute to America’ Fourth of July Celebration to Feature Tanks and Planes
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‘Salute to America’ Fourth of July Celebration to Feature Tanks and Planes
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Today’s “Salute to America” Fourth of July celebration in Washington DC is set to feature various military equipment. Tanks and armored vehicles were positioned via trailers on Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, when the roads were least congested. President Trump is facing criticism from the left and the right for his decision to include […]

US and North Korea Agree to Restart Nuclear Talks
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US and North Korea Agree to Restart Nuclear Talks
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The United States and North Korea have agreed to restart negotiations to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. The development follows President Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone over the weekend. President Trump became the first sitting US President to step foot in North Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae […]

President Trump Becomes First Sitting US President to Visit North Korea
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President Trump Becomes First Sitting US President to Visit North Korea
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President Trump has become the first sitting US President to step foot in North Korea. The event took place at around 3:45 PM local time on Sunday. During the G20 summit, President Trump extended an offer to meet with Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone. The two leaders shook hands as President Trump stepped […]

President Trump tells Putin not to meddle in 2020 election
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President Trump tells Putin not to meddle in 2020 election
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During a photo opportunity with the press, President Trump lightheartedly told Russian President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the 2020 US election. The statement came in response to a question from a reporter. President Trump and Putin shared a laugh as the American President scolded his Russian counterpart. Democratic presidential candidates and the president’s […]

President Trump greets Putin with very firm handshake at G20
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President Trump greets Putin with very firm handshake at G20
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President Trump greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin with quite the handshake during the opening day of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. The two leaders met for a short photo opportunity with the press before a planned private meeting. Their closed-door meeting reportedly lasted about an hour. The two-day summit is the 14th assembly of […]

Tulsi Gabbard most searched candidate during first debate
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Tulsi Gabbard most searched candidate during first debate
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Presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard was the most searched candidate during the opening evening of the first Democratic debate. Despite viewer interest, Gabbard received less speaking time than most of the other candidates. The congresswoman recently appeared on Fox News with Tucker Carlson to discuss the debate and her campaign. Tucker Carlson and Gabbard see eye-to-eye […]

Second evening of Democratic debate attracts larger audience
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Second evening of Democratic debate attracts larger audience
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Another 10 Democratic candidates shared the stage last night for the final evening of the first 2020 Democratic debate. Both nights of the event were presented by NBC News, MSNBC, and Telemundo. Early estimates predict that nearly 17 million people or more tuned in to last night’s debate, making it the most watched Democratic primary […]

Ten Democrats compete on stage in first night of debate
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Ten Democrats compete on stage in first night of debate
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The first wave of Democratic candidates took to the stage last night for the opening evening of the debates. The two-night event is a joint presentation of NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo. Over 15 million people tuned in to watch last night. Both nights of the debate will be moderated by NBC anchors Lester Holt, Savannah […]

Stephanie Grisham to replace Sarah Sanders as White House Press Secretary
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Stephanie Grisham to replace Sarah Sanders as White House Press Secretary
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Yesterday afternoon, First Lady Melania Trump announced that Stephanie Grisham will be taking over as White House Press Secretary and Communications Director. Grisham began working for the Trump presidential campaign in 2015 and has been appointed to multiple positions in the administration since then. She was presently serving as Melania Trump’s spokeswoman. Sarah Huckabee Sanders […]

President Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Iran
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President Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Iran
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Earlier today, President Trump threatened Iran with “obliteration” in response to insulting comments from the Iranian regime. President of Iran Hassan Rouhani retaliated to yesterday’s announcement of further US sanctions by accusing the White House of being “afflicted by mental retardation.” The comment clearly did not sit well with President Trump, who unloaded a fury […]

US hits Iran with new wave of economic sanctions
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US hits Iran with new wave of economic sanctions
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Earlier today, President Trump signed “hard-hitting” economic sanctions against Iran in response to their recent provoations. Just yesterday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared more than 80 percent of the Iranian economy already under sanctions. The US Treasury Department has threatened foreign financial institutions with severe consequences if they are found in violation of today’s […]

President Trump sits down for interview with Telemundo
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President Trump sits down for interview with Telemundo
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President Trump appeared on the Spanish language Telemundo network for an interview with Jose Diaz-Balart earlier this week. The often combative interview centered around several Hispanic themed topics. Telemundo is a subsidiary of Comcast/NBCUniversal, a frequent target of President Trump’s attacks on the media. The interview began with the anchor accusing the president of being […]

Thousands of protesters surround police headquarters in Hong Kong
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Thousands of protesters surround police headquarters in Hong Kong
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Earlier this week, thousands of protesters surrounded the Hong Kong police headquarters to voice their dissatisfaction with a recently proposed extradition bill. Early estimates suggest that nearly 2 million of the city’s 7 million people took to the streets in protest on Sunday. The protests have specifically targeted Chief Executive Carrie Lam and her support […]

President Trump calls off military strike against Iran
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President Trump calls off military strike against Iran
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Earlier today, President Trump confirmed reports that he called off a military strike against Iran just ten minutes before it was scheduled to begin. The president said the retaliation by US forces would have been disproportionate to Iran’s actions. Earlier this month, the Iranian military allegedly attacked oil tankers of two US allies and shot […]

Senators receive classified UFO briefing at Pentagon
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Senators receive classified UFO briefing at Pentagon
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According to a recent report from CNN, a group of three senators visited the Pentagon on Wednesday for a classified Department of Defense briefing on repeated UFO sightings by the US Navy. The meeting allegedly included high ranking Naval Intelligence officials and the actual pilots and personnel that spotted the crafts. Senate Intelligence Committee Vice […]