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Trump Claims To Know More Than Experts ‘In Many Cases’ After Clashes With Officials

President Donald asserted that he often knows more about issues than his own government experts on Friday afternoon, after publicly pushing undermining FBI Director Christopher Wray and Centers of Disease Control and Prevention Director (CDC) Robert Redford’s testimonies on Russian election interference and the COVID-19 vaccine, respectively. During a White House press briefing, a reporter brought up Trump’s tweets from Thursday night that chastised Wray for warning Congress about Russia’s ef...
Tags: News, Congress, Abc, White House, China, Russia, Joe Biden, Fbi, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Chris, Robert Redford, Trump, Donald, Wray, Redford


Sen. Thom Tillis vies against Democrat Cal Cunningham in a competitive US Senate race in North Carolina

Former State Senator Cal Cunningham Gerry Broome/AP; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Former State Senator Cal Cunningham is challenging GOP Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina in one of the most highly-watched Senate races of 2020. Tillis, who was first elected in the Republican wave year of 2014, is up for a tough re-election battle in 2020. Cunningham posted impressive fundraising numbers in his campaign and has led with Tillis with substantial margins in recent polls of the state, with Til...
Tags: Politics, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Biden, North Carolina, Donald Trump, US Army, Trump, Election 2020


US sending armored vehicles into Syria as Trump says 'we are out'

The US military announced Friday that it is deploying armored vehicles and other military assets to Syria to protect US troops fighting ISIS amid tensions with Russia as President Donald Trump told a White House news conference that "we are out of Syria," saying the remaining US forces are there exclusively "guarding the oil."
Tags: Isis, White House, Russia, US, Syria, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump


White House tries to play defense with falsehoods about former Pence aide Troye

The White House moved quickly Thursday to try to discredit Olivia Troye, the former aide to Vice President Mike Pence, after she released a video charging that President Donald Trump failed to protect the public from coronavirus and that he only cared about getting reelected.
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TikTok Says Advertising Won’t Be Illegal Under Trump’s ‘Ban’

Americans will no longer be allowed to download or update TikTok through major app stores after Sunday, but it's not the end of the world (so far) for advertisers on the platform. While President Donald Trump signed an executive order in August that made "transactions" illegal with TikTok's parent company, ByteDance, the Commerce Department--tasked with...
Tags: Politics, Advertising, Donald Trump, Platforms, Trump, Programmatic, ByteDance the Commerce Department


The Blue Wall Of Silence

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. “Most cops are punks. They ain’t going to say shit. But I don’t care. I always say what I want.” I sat a minute with that statement and not only because it was coming from a friend. I sat with it because my friend is a retired NYPD cop who spent 22 years on the force. David Wright, 69, was talking to me from the comforts of quarantine. I was asking Wright why no Black or brown cop I emailed and called was willing to go o...
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Trump sued by parents of toddlers featured in doctored 'racist baby' video

President Donald Trump speaks at an airport hanger at a rally a day after he formally accepted his party’s nomination at the Republican National Convention on August 28, 2020 in Londonderry, New Hampshire. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The parents of two toddlers who were featured in a manipulated "racist baby" video are suing Donald Trump, the Trump campaign, and Logan Cook, a conservative meme creator who goes by Carpe Donktum. The video, created by Cook, was manipulated to show a Black chi...
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Sen. Martha McSally and Democrat Mark Kelly face off in the special election for US Senate in Arizona

Mark Kelly, left, is running for US Senate in Arizona against GOP Sen. Martha McSally REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Sen. Martha McSally is running in a special election against Democrat Mark Kelly US Senate in Arizona. McSally was appointed to serve in the Senate seat held by the former Sen. John McCain and is running to serve out what would have been the rest of his term until 2022.  Kelly, a gun prevention advocate and former astronaut, is a prolific fundraiser and formidable opponent, making th...
Tags: Politics, Navy, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, New York Times, Arizona, US Senate, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Kelly


Sen. Cory Gardner defends his seat against Democrat John Hickenlooper in Colorado

Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is running for US Senate. Associated Press Former Governor John Hickenlooper will face first-term GOP Sen. Cory Gardner in Colorado 2020 US Senate's race.  Hickenlooper has a long track record in Colorado as a former two-term mayor of Denver and a former governor, serving from 2011 to 2019.  Since 2014, Colorado has rapidly transformed from a swing state to a much more reliably Democratic one at the federal and state levels. Visit Business Insider's h...
Tags: Politics, Colorado, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Commission, US Senate, Biden, Donald Trump, Denver, Clinton, Democratic, Election 2020, AARP


Trump says he's providing a $13 billion bailout to farmers as he seeks support from rural voters ahead of November

Reuters President Trump announced a $13 billion bailout for farmers as he seeks to solidify rural support less than two months away from election day. "I’m proud to announce that I’m doing even more to support Wisconsin farmers,” Trump said at a rally. Polls show Joe Biden edging out Trump by several percentage points in the key battleground state of Wisconsin. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump announced he was providing a $13 billion bailout for f...
Tags: Politics, Congress, America, Trends, Markets, Joe Biden, Economy, Farmers, Agriculture, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Morgan Stanley, Trump, Reuters, Donald J Trump, Pelosi


What you need to know about Maine's US Senate election between Susan Collins and Sara Gideon

GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is facing the toughest re-election battle of her career against Maine State House Speaker Sara Gideon.  For decades, Collins has cultivated a unique political brand as an independent, moderate New England Republican. Trump winning the presidency and taking over the GOP mantle made it much more difficult for Collins to thread the needle between being a member of the Republican party and cultivating her own unique brand. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more s...
Tags: Politics, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Maine, House, New York Times, Bill Clinton, US Senate, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Susan Collins


All the ex-Trump officials who have publicly vowed not to vote for him in November

President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at Central Wisconsin Airport on September 17, 2020 in Mosinee, Wisconsin. Scott Olson/Getty Images President Donald Trump has experienced record-setting turnover during his time in office. Many of these former officials have not only gone on to publicly criticize the president, but also create anti-Trump groups and voice their support for Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden. The list of ex-Trump employees who say they will n...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, Washington, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Dhs, Repair, Romania, Bolton, Biden, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Taylor


Jared Kushner reportedly said 'free markets will solve' the PPE shortage in March. Nurses are still paying for that approach.

Jared Kushner Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images New reporting on a March 21 meeting in the White House Situation Room quotes Jared Kushner as saying it was "not the role of government" to solve the PPE shortage and prevent states from outbidding each other, according to Vanity Fair. "The federal government is not going to lead this response," Kushner said, according to Vanity Fair. "It's up to the states to figure out what they want to do." "Free markets will solve this. That is no...
Tags: Politics, News, US, America, Trends, Silicon Valley, Nevada, Shortage, Donald Trump, Vanity Fair, Trump, Afp, Johns Hopkins University, White House Press, Situation Room, Kushner


Vaccine Politicization Was Just One Of Pro-Biden, Ex-Pence Aide’s Final Straws

Former Pence adviser Olivia Troye has said concern over President Donald Trump’s attempts to politicize the COVID-19 vaccine approval process is among the top reasons that she finally resigned from her post in the Trump administration in July. “What I’m really concerned about is if they rush this vaccine and pressure people and get something out because they want to save the election,” Troye told The New Yorker’s Susan Glasser in an interview published early Friday. Troye was a lead staf...
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, National Institutes of Health, Pentagon, Vaccine, Don Lemon, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, New Yorker, The New Yorker, Trump, Bush


Trump says Kamala Harris can't be the first woman to be president because she 'comes in through the back door'

President Donald Trump at during a rally at Central Wisconsin Airport on Thursday in Mosinee, Wisconsin. Scott Olson/Getty Images President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, couldn't become the first woman to be president. "This is not what people want. And she comes in through the back door — this would not be what people want, especially because it's her," Trump said during a campaign rally in Wisconsin. Trump has dug into Joe Bid...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Democratic, Mike Pence, HARRIS, University of Utah


Trump says Kamala Harris 'can't' be the first woman president because she 'comes in through the backdoor'

President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a rally at Central Wisconsin Airport on September 17, 2020 in Mosinee, Wisconsin. Scott Olson/Getty Images President Donald Trump said Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris "can't" become the first woman president because she "comes in through the back door." "This is not what people want and she comes in through the backdoor, this would not be what people want, especially because it’s her," Trump said during a campaign rall...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Wisconsin, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Democratic, Mike Pence, HARRIS


Democratic Sen. Doug Jones faces a tough reelection fight against Tommy Tuberville in Alabama

2020 Alabama Republican US Senate nominee Tommy Tuberville AP Photo/John Minchillo, File Sen. Doug Jones, the lone Democratic Senator from the Deep South, is running for a full term against Tommy Tuberville in Alabama.  Jones narrowly won a December 2017 special election to replace former Sen. Jeff Sessions, but now faces much tougher odds against Tuberville.  Tuberville, a former Auburn University football coach, has earned President Donald Trump's endorsement, and easily defeated Session...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Senate, White House, Alabama, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, US Senate, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Jones, Trump, Roy Moore, Election 2020


Trump under fire for 'shocking' Covid failures as ex-adviser turns against him

Olivia Troye attacks Trump and says he called his own supporters ‘disgusting people’ he no longer had to shake hands withThe coronavirus pandemic moved to the centre of the US election again on Friday, as a former senior official on the White House taskforce turned on Donald Trump. Related: 'He’s paying attention to people like us': Trump’s messages resonate in Wisconsin Continue reading...
Tags: White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump, US elections 2020, Coronavirus outbreak


Trump's push to ban TikTok, explained in 30 seconds

Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The US Commerce Department announced Friday it would ban TikTok and WeChat from app stores on September 20. With the deadline just two days away, TikTok is rushing to put the finishing touches on a deal to assuage the US government's concerns about national-security risks posed by the app's ties to China. Reports indicate the deal will include the creation of a new TikTok entity in which US investors, including Oracle, replace...
Tags: Politics, Microsoft, China, US, Trends, Tech, Getty Images, United States, National Security, Donald Trump, Trump, Tulsa Oklahoma, Commerce Department, JIM WATSON, US Commerce Department, CFIUS


Democratic Senator Gary Peters faces Republican John James in Michigan

John James speaks in Detroit, Michigan after winning his primary election in August 2018. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Republican John James is challenging Democratic Sen. Gary Peters for US Senate in Michigan. For Democrats, ensuring that Peters keeps his seat will be key to winning back the Senate majority as they play offense to defeat Republicans in several other states. James previously unsuccessfully challenged Sen. Debbie Stabenow in 2018. Still, his compelling background and fundrais...
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10 incumbent senators most at risk of losing reelection in 2020

U.S. Senator Collins talks with reporters after announcing she will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh during speech on Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington Thomson Reuters Following a Republican wave in 2014, Democrats are looking to regain control of the Senate in 2020. The Senate is currently comprised of 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats, and two independents who generally caucus with the Democratic Party. While the House has passed numerous bills since the Democrats gain...
Tags: Post, Politics, Elections, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Colorado, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Alabama, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia


10 senators are at risk of losing reelection. It may be enough to give Democrats a majority in Congress.

U.S. Senator Collins talks with reporters after announcing she will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh during speech on Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington Thomson Reuters Following a Republican wave in 2014, Democrats are looking to regain control of the Senate in 2020. The Senate is currently comprised of 53 Republicans, 45 Democrats, and two independents who generally caucus with the Democratic Party. While the House has passed numerous bills since the Democrats gain...
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Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

By WILL WEISSERT and KATHLEEN HENNESSEY | Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has backed Democratic presidential candidates for nearly half a century and rarely receives much attention during the final stages of the race. This is when campaigns typically focus their resources on more traditional swing states like Florida or Pennsylvania. But Minnesota will feel like a genuine battleground on Friday as President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, campaign here to mark the...
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QAnon conspiracy theory gaining ground in UK, analysis shows

Followers believe that Donald Trump is waging secret war against ritual child abusersA conspiracy theory that Donald Trump is waging a secret war against an elite who engage in ritual child abuse is growing across UK social media, Guardian analysis has found.The QAnon conspiracy theory is propelled by an unlikely coalition of spirituality and wellness groups, vigilante “paedophile hunter” networks, pre-existing conspiracy forums, local news pages, pro-Brexit campaigners and the far right. Contin...
Tags: Politics, UK, Social Media, UK News, World news, US news, Digital Media, Donald Trump, Brexit, QAnon


HHS Posted Controversial Testing Guideline On CDC Site Without Proper Scientific Review

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reportedly posted the controversial COVID-19 testing guideline on asymptomatic people on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) site against protests by the agency’s scientists. The New York Times reported on Thursday evening that the guidelines, which state that asymptomatic people need not test for the virus, was uploaded without being properly vetted through scientific review. An official told the Times that the guidelines “...
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Trump administration announces ban on TikTok and WeChat from Sunday – US politics live

US to ban downloads of TikTok and WeChat apps from SundayLawyer claims Trump offered Assange pardon if he exonerated RussiaFBI chief warns of Russian interference in US electionsAmy Dorris praised for coming forward with Trump assault allegationJoe Biden: trust scientists, not Trump, on realities of coronavirus849 new Covid deaths and 45,391 new cases reported yesterdayCritics condemn Trump’s rewrite of America’s legacy of racismSign up for our First Thing newsletter 1.34pm BST Owners ByteDa...
Tags: White House, US, America, Joe Biden, New York Times, Biden, Donald Trump, Oracle, Trump, Electoral College, Dorris, Tiktok, Coronavirus outbreak


What if he doesn’t leave?

  If Donald Trump loses the election – by any margin – does anyone see him actually conceding? Me neither. Biden may not be so fast to concede either, especially given the nature of a pandemic at the polls. The (mostly made up) controversy about mail-in ballots is sure to make this an election to remember. Contested elections have been rare in recent history, but not unheard of. How might the market reac...The post What if he doesn’t leave? appeared first on The Reformed Broker.
Tags: Politics, Finance, Biden, Donald Trump


US Downloads of TikTok and WeChat to Be Banned on Sunday

The U.S. Commerce Department is moving to ban downloads of TikTok and WeChat within the United States from this Sunday (via Reuters). The U.S. Commerce Department plans to issue an order today that will "deplatform" WeChat and TikTok by banning people in the United States from downloading the apps. The order will take effect from Sunday, September 20. U.S. government officials speaking to Reuters said that the ban on downloads of TikTok could still be rescinded before it takes effect late on...
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The US is about to ban TikTok. Here's what that means for users.

Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images; Clancy Morgan/Business Insider From September 20, the United States government is banning the wildly popular smartphone app TikTok. The ban comes amid ongoing negotiations between TikTok's parent firm ByteDance to sell the app's US operations. President Trump has accused TikTok of being used to collect data on Americans for the Chinese government. In an order published Friday morning, the US Department of Commerce gave TikTok until September 20 — this Sunday ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Politics, Microsoft, White House, China, US, Trends, Policy, United States, WeChat, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Department of Commerce, US Department of Commerce


CDC guidelines discouraging people from getting COVID-19 tests was published by Trump officials despite objections from scientists, report says

President Donald Trump passes Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the White House's press briefing room on April 22, 2020. Alex Brandon/AP The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a controversial guideline last month saying that people who were exposed to COVID-19 but didn't show symptoms should not seek a test. According to The New York Times, the advice was written by Trump administration officials and published de...
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