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A Second Trump Campaign Manager Didn’t Vote For POTUS In 2016

It’s now his job to get out the vote and push to ‘Make America Great Again… Again’ but Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien, didn’t vote to ‘Make America Great’ the first time — in fact he didn’t cast a ballot at all. The Washington Post reports that according to public records Bill Stepien last voted in 2015 while living in New Jersey where he was then registered.  Although Stepien has been living in Washington, D.C. since 2017, it wasn’t until the end of July — just two weeks after he w...
Tags: Post, Chris Christie, Texas, News, Washington Post, Washington, Cbs News, White House, New Jersey, Trump, Kayleigh McEnany, Make America Great, President Trump, Stepien, Brad Parscale, Bill Barr


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...
Tags: Post, Politics, Elections, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Colorado, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Alabama, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia


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


Former top Pence aide says White House officials wanted to get rid of the coronavirus task force as the pandemic raged in April

Vice President Mike Pence and other officials speak to reporters during a coronavirus briefing in the Brady press briefing room of the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. Associated Press/Manuel Balce Ceneta Vice President's former top aide on the coronavirus task force, told The Washington Post in an interview published Thursday that some senior White House aides wanted to "wind down" the task force in April.  In early May, President Donald Trump announced that he would win...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Cdc, White House, Trends, Donald Trump, George W Bush, The Washington Post, Trump, Mike Pence, Brady, Troye, Pence, Washington Associated Press, Pandemic


The 26 women who have accused Trump of sexual misconduct

Rachel Crooks, left, Jessica Leeds, center, and Samantha Holvey attend a news conference, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in New York to discuss their accusations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump. Mark Lennihan/AP Images At least 25 women have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct since the 1970s.Renewed attention was brought to the allegations amid the #MeToo movement and a national conversation concerning sexual misconduct.Trump has repeatedly denied the accusations, denounc...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Post, Florida, Politics, Usa, New York, News, Nbc, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, Sexism, Life, White House


The White House blocked the US Postal Service from sending face masks to every US household in April

President Donald Trump wears a face mask as he tours a medical lab on July 27, 2020. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images The White House scuttled a plan to partner with the US Postal Service to send every American a face mask, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.  A draft press release obtained by the Post showed that the Postal Service was preparing to send out 650 face million masks to every household in April.  A senior administration official, however, told the Post that the White Hou...
Tags: Europe, Post, Politics, New York, News, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Post Office, Cnn, US Postal Service, Usps, The New York Times, Postal Service, Donald Trump


Pence's former top aide says Trump called the coronavirus 'a good thing' because he didn't like shaking hands with 'disgusting' supporters

Olivia Troye, Vice President Mike Pence's former homeland security, counterterrorism, and coronavirus adviser. Screenshot/Republican Voters Against Trump Olivia Troye, Vice President Mike Pence's former top coronavirus task force adviser, slammed President Donald Trump's pandemic response in an interview and in a video published Thursday. Troye said Trump actively undermined the task force's efforts to protect Americans and that he cared primarily about the economy and his reelection, ...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, News, Washington Post, White House, Trends, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, The Washington Post, Trump, Mike Pence, Troye, Pence, Pandemic, Keith Kellogg


Twitter slaps warning on Trump tweet that lied about voting by mail

Twitter added a warning label to a tweet by impeached and unfit U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday. The label says Trump's post includes misleading information about the voting process. "Because of the new and unprecedented massive amount of unsolicited ballots which will be sent to "voters", or wherever, this year, the Nov 3rd Election result may NEVER BE ACCURATELY DETERMINED, which is what some want. Another election disaster yesterday. Stop Ballot Madness!," tweeted Donald Trump ea...
Tags: Twitter, Post, Politics, Voting, News, Social Media, US news, Election, Donald Trump, Trump, 2020 Elections, 2020 Election, Disinformation, Voting By Mail


Trump Administration Canceled USPS Plan to Send 5 Free Masks to Every American Household to Avoid Creating “Concern or Panic”

The United States Postal Service had a plan to send five FREE reusable face masks to every American household back in early April … but top White House officials canceled the plan, the Washington Post reported Thursday. The plan would have sent 650 million masks to every single residential address in the United States in an effort to combat the COVID-19 crisis early on, the Post reported, citing one of thousands of internal post office documents obtained by the American Oversight watchdog group....
Tags: Post, Politics, Wtf, News, Washington Post, White House, Post Office, United States, Usps, Jazz, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Trump, United States Postal Service, HHS


James Comey will testify before Senate one month before election, because 2020 wasn't 2016 enough already

Former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 30, which is just about one month before the presidential election. The GOP keeps trying to gin up the lie that Comey and the FBI under his direction conspired against Donald Trump in 2016. From the Associated Press: Comey, whom Trump fired in May 2017, will be a featured witness in Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham's investigation into the origins of the Justice Dep...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Senate, Russia, US news, Fbi, Gop, Graham, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Justice Department, James Comey, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee


Trump's properties have raked in least $1.1 million in fees from the Secret Service since he took office

President Donald Trump returning to the White House from his Mar-a-Lago property in Florida. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Since 2017, the Secret Service has racked up $1.1 million in fees to stay at Trump properties, according to an updated tally from the Washington Post. A new batch of $188,000 in fees were released by the Secret Service as part of a public records lawsuit from the Post. Even though Trump never stopped by one of his golf clubs when it was shut down amid coronavirus restric...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, Washington Post, White House, Trends, New Jersey, Secret Service, Donald Trump, Trump, Ivanka Trump, Trump White House, Bedminster, Eric Trump, Phil Murphy, Jared Kushner


CNN graphic shows Trump woefully inadequate in pissing match with CDC Director

Every time a White House official speaks about the pandemic we need a graphic just like this. Raw Story: CNN on Thursday burned President Donald Trump for contradicting his own administration's medical experts by displaying a graphic that showed his stark lack of qualifications.Specifically, the graphic listed all the medical qualifications for embattled Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield. Among other things, the graphic noted that Redfield...
Tags: Post, News, Cdc, White House, Cnn, Qualifications, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Georgetown, Redfield, Army Medical Corps, Robert Redfield


Federal officers stockpiled semiautomatic rifles and tried to obtain a controversial 'heat ray' ahead of tear-gassing protesters for Trump's photo op, a whistleblower says

Members of the DC National Guard, the US Park Police, and the US Secret Service at Lafayette Park on June 2 as demonstrators gathered to protest the death of George Floyd. Alex Brandon/AP Federal law-enforcement officers stocked up on semiautomatic rifles hours before forcefully clearing protesters from Lafayette Square in Washington, DC, according to whistleblower testimony obtained by The Washington Post. Officers also unsuccessfully sought to obtain a controversial "heat ray" that can c...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Minneapolis, Washington Post, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Missouri, Washington Dc, Tennessee, New York Times, Homeland Security, Npr


Protesters should get sedition charges, AG Bill Barr told federal prosecutors

Illegitimate U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr told federal prosecutors on a call last week they should consider sedition charges against those suspected of violent crimes at recent racial justice protests. The Wall Street Journal first reported Barr's sedition comments. From reporting by Katie Benner at the New York Times: The highly unusual suggestion to charge people with insurrection against lawful authority alarmed some on the call, which included U.S. attorneys around the country, ...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, US news, New York Times, Protests, Seattle, Wall Street Journal, Justice Department, Trump, AG, Barr, Sedition, Katie Benner, William Barr, Jenny Durkan


Meet Costco's multimillionaire cofounder Jim Sinegal, a Democrat megadonor who was only paid a third of the average CEO's salary during his time leading the wholesale retailer

Costco cofounder Jim Sinegal walks through a Costco store in 2012. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Jim Sinegal cofounded Costco alongside Seattle attorney Jeff Brotman in 1983. Despite building one of the largest retail chains in America, Sinegal consistently earned less than other CEOs throughout his career at Costco and believes it's "wrong" for companies to have huge wage gaps between executives and other employees. Sinegal is a staunch Democrat, speaking on President Barack Obama's beha...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Post, Microsoft, Obama, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Satya Nadella, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, David, Hillary Clinton


Barbados to ditch Queen Elizabeth as head of state, become a republic

Barbados, a former British colony, has announced its plans to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic. Independent since 1966, the tiny island nation hopes to have its first president in time for the 55th anniversary celebrations. Though its government is elected and the monarchy all-but ceremonial, Barbados was colonized by the English almost 400 years ago and the switch will be profoundly symbolic. Elizabeth is head of state in 16 countries, mostly former component...
Tags: Post, Politics, UK, News, Caribbean, Foreign Office, Queen Elizabeth, Barbados, Elizabeth, Sandra Mason, Mia Mottley Buckingham Palace, Barbados Britain s Foreign Office


A pro-Trump youth activist group paid teenagers to push conservative talking points on social media, including misleading claims and disinformation

President Donald Trump speaks at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida on December 21, 2019. Eva Marie Uzcategui T./Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Turning Point Action, an affiliate of pro-Trump youth organization Turning Point USA, paid teenagers — some minors — in Arizona to push conservative talking points over social media, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Twitter and Facebook banned multiple accounts as...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Post, Politics, News, Instagram, Washington Post, Russia, Trends, Cnn, Arizona, Smith, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Trump, Phoenix


Scientific American endorses Joe Biden, breaking 175-year tradition of never endorsing a presidential candidate

Because Trump is an enemy of science. "Scientific American has never endorsed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now," tweeted the publication today. "The 2020 election is literally a matter of life and death. We urge you to vote for health, science and Joe Biden for President." Excerpt: The evidence and the science show that Donald Trump has badly damaged the U.S. and its people—because he rejects evidence and science. The most devastating example is his dishones...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Post, Politics, Science, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Trump


Trump to approve Oracle Tiktok deal Tuesday: CNBC

The arranged deal in which Donald Trump's political ally and campaign donor Larry Ellison and his company Oracle become the sole U.S. technology provider to Tiktok, from China's ByteDance, is reportedly getting Trump's approval today. The Oracle-Tiktok deal will be announced by the White House on Tuesday afternoon, CNBC reported on Tuesday morning, citing sources. More at CNBC, and Reuters. Larry Ellison's Oracle wants to acquire TikTok: Report TikTok admits secretly b...
Tags: Post, Business, Technology, White House, China, Russia, Tech News, Larry Ellison, Donald Trump, Oracle, Cnbc, Trump, Reuters, Tiktok, Oracle TikTok


South Dakota Attorney General finds body of man he killed

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg admits that he ran over and killed a man while driving home from a Republican fundraiser on Saturday night. He claimed to have thought he struck a deer, to have reported this immediately, and to have then returned to the remote stretch of U.S. Highway 14 the following day to find the body of Joseph Boever, 55. CBS News describes it as "the latest twist in a grim incident where information has come out slowly" and reports that authorities are not prov...
Tags: Post, Politics, Law, Cbs News, Gop, South Dakota, Deaths, Bormann, Spink County, Jason Ravnsborg, Ravnsborg, Joseph Boever, Nick Nemec, Crap Fargo


CNN's Jake Tapper finally ends Trump aide interview for not answering questions

White House aide Peter Navarro put on quite a show Sunday when he appeared on Jake Tapper's program to discuss the West Coast wildfires and the Covid-19 pandemic. Navarro didn't directly answer any of Tapper's questions and got upset when Tapper interrupted him in an attempt to get Navarro to directly answer the questions. From The Daily Beast: "This is not fair, Jake. You're constantly interrupting me and you're not letting me talk," Navarro complained."You're not answering my question," ...
Tags: Post, White House, Cnn, West Coast, Trump, Peter Navarro, Jake Tapper, Tapper, Navarro, Jake You, Loyalty Cults


Billionaire Trumpkin Peter Thiel "really enjoyed" meeting with prominent white nationalist

Peter Thiel, the billionaire tech investor and Facebook board member, hosted a dinner with a prominent white nationalist, Kevin DeAnna, as he went all-in on Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, Buzzfeed reports. Thiel "met with the racist fringe" as it ramped up its own support for Trump in the run-up to the reality TV star's election victory, write Rosie Gray and Ryan Mac, and "really enjoyed" it. BuzzFeed News can reveal that in at least one instance during the summer of 2016, Thiel...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Politics, Buzzfeed, America, Peter Thiel, Donald Trump, Gawker, Trump, Hulk Hogan, Thiel, Rosie Gray, Ryan Mac, Kevin DeAnna, Trumpkin Peter Thiel, George Soros Thiel


Oracle wins bid to "partner" with Tik Tok in the U.S.

U.S. operations of Chinese social video giant Tik Tok are to be "partnered" with by Oracle, reports the Wall Street Journal. The company's bid prevailed after weeks of speculation and courting by U.S. firms, prompted earlier this summer by Donald Trump's whimsical promise to "ban" Tik Tok over security concerns. The deal is being described not as a sale but as a "partnership" in hopes of appeasing both the White House and the Chinese government, which has signaled it would not allow a full acqui...
Tags: Post, Microsoft, White House, United States, Larry Ellison, Donald Trump, Oracle, Trump, Reuters, Committee on Foreign Investment, Tik Tok, Serious Business, Bytedance, Tiktok, Journal Oracle


Bloomberg to spend 'nine figures' in Florida, allowing Biden campaign to focus resources in other swing states

Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has set his sights on Florida as he attempts to help push the Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, into the Oval Office, The Washington Post reports.Bloomberg plans to spend at least $100 million campaigning for Biden in Florida, though his advisers refused to say if the total dollar figure would actually be higher, acknowledging only that it's a "nine figure" plan.Democratic strategists have been waiti...
Tags: Post, Florida, News, White House, New York City, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Democratic, Sunshine State, Oval Office The Washington Post, Kevin Stacey, Pennsylvania Bloomberg


A COVID-19 outbreak unfolded in Virginia after ICE flew immigration detainees there so agents could be shipped to the nation's capital in response to protests

Members of the D.C. National Guard stand on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial as demonstrators participate in a peaceful protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, on June 2, 2020 in Washington, DC Win McNamee/Getty Images The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency flew detainees to Virginia so federal agents could be deployed to Black Lives Matter protests in Washington, DC, in June, The Washington Post reported.  The immigration detainees were transferred to t...
Tags: Post, Florida, Politics, Science, News, Minneapolis, Washington Post, Washington, Virginia, Immigration, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Arizona, Department Of Homeland Security, Black Lives Matter


Donald Trump (definitely not a drug user) falsely accuses Joe Biden of performance enhancing drug abuse

Donald Trump, who is definitely not a drug user at all and has never been reported as a habitual user of stimulants to this very day, casually accuses Joe Biden of using performance enhancing drugs in this wacky news clip from the year of our hellscape 2020. DARVO'd Trump, "I think there's probably, possibly drugs involved. That's what I hear." Trump said this during an interview with Judge Jeanine, who frequently slurs her words and sloshes around lugubriously herself, on Fox News. ...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Russia, Joe Biden, United States, Donald Trump, Yandex, Trump, Jeanine, Fox News Trump, Adam Parkhomenko, Michael McFaul, Jeanine Trump


Russian military disinformation online is making Americans go nuts, QAnon edition

Wow. As Natasha Bertrand said on Friday, someone should maybe follow up on the last part of this paragraph from Charlotte Alter's piece for Time, "How Conspiracy Theories Are Shaping the 2020 Election—and Shaking the Foundation of American Democracy." This is straight-up crazypants stuff, but people are talking about killing themselves if Joe Biden wins, based on information they read on Yandex. That's not funny. That's suicide. That's Russian military psyops, QAnon and other GRU-pushed consp...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, News, Vladimir Putin, California, Russia, America, Joe Biden, Mental Health, Gru, Biden, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Charlotte, Trump


'I saved his a--': Trump boasted that he protected Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after Jamal Khashoggi's brutal murder, Woodward's new book says

President Donald Trump speaks with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during family photo session with other leaders and attendees at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump bragged that he protected Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after the assassination and dismembering of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. "I saved his a--," Trump said amid the US outcry over Khashoggi's killing, according to Bo...
Tags: Post, Congress, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, White House, US, Trends, Iran, Washington Dc, United Arab Emirates, Cia, Bob, Yemen, Donald Trump, Istanbul, Uae


'I saved his a--': Trump boasted that he protected Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after Jamal Khashoggi's brutal murder, according to Woodward's new book

President Donald Trump speaks with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during family photo session with other leaders and attendees at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump bragged to the veteran journalist Bob Woodward that he protected Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman after the assassination and dismembering of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. "I saved his a--," Trump said amid the US outcry ov...
Tags: Post, Congress, Washington Post, Saudi Arabia, White House, US, Trends, Iran, Washington Dc, United Arab Emirates, Cia, Bob, Yemen, Donald Trump, Istanbul, Uae


Austrians are getting $1,200 US stimulus checks by mistake. Some are cashing them anyway.

Economic stimulus checks are prepared for printing at the Philadelphia Financial Center May 8, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jeff Fusco/Stringer Hundreds of Austrians have received US stimulus checks in the past few months and cashed them, The Washington Post reported. There have been similar cases in at least 129 other countries, NPR reported last month. The recipients were individuals who worked in the US at some point.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hundreds ...
Tags: Post, Politics, Science, News, Washington Post, US, Trends, Austria, Npr, Donald Trump, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Upper Austria, ORF, Oberbank, Coronavirus, Stimulus Check



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