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Obama: GOP ‘So Scared’ Of People Voting That They’re ‘Undermining’ American Life

When pressed on which election concern keeps him up at night, former President Barack Obama quickly identified the Trump administration’s attack on the postal service. “What we’ve never seen before is a President say ‘I’m gonna actively kneecap the postal service to discourage voting, and I’m gonna be explicit about the reason I’m doing it,'” Obama told his former campaign manager David Plouffe on the latter’s podcast “Campaign HQ.” Trump said Thursday on the Fox Business Network that his ani...
Tags: News, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Usps, Nancy Pelosi, Fox Business Network, Trump, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chuck Schumer, David Plouffe, 2020 Elections, Kate Riga


Top two Democrats in Congress call on U.S. postmaster general to reverse course: statement

The top two Democrats in Congress called on Postmaster General Louis DeJoy on Friday to reverse postal service changes they say have led to mail delays. "Postmaster General DeJoy must quickly reverse his operational changes that have led to delays and service reductions for too many Americans and threaten to undermine our democracy," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement. DeJoy, who has donated $2.7 million to Trump and his fellow Republicans...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Chuck Schumer, DeJoy, Louis DeJoy


House Dems Launch Probe Into Voting Preparedness In Four Battleground States

House committee chairs sent out a letter Friday requesting information from four battleground states about their preparedness for November’s elections. Committee on House Administration Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Chairman James Clyburn (D-SC) requested the information from elections officials in Florida, Georgia, Texas and Wisconsin. “No voter should be forced to wait for hours in line or risk their health to exercise their constitutionally prot...
Tags: Voting, News, Supreme Court, House, Wisconsin, Zoe Lofgren, James Clyburn, 2020 Elections, Committee on House, Kate Riga, Florida Georgia Texas, COVID-19


Trump met with Postmaster General amid mail-in voting attacks

President Donald Trump met with United States Postmaster General Louis DeJoy at the White House last week amid his ongoing attacks on mail-in voting and ahead of DeJoy's meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer.
Tags: Senate, White House, Cnn, United States, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, DeJoy, Louis DeJoy


VIDEO: Watch a JOHN & JEN Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today 8pm witha John Jen reunionJohn Jenis amusicalwith music byAndrew Lippa, lyrics byTom Greenwald, and a book by Lippa and Greenwald. It is a two-person show about the relationships first between a brother and sister, John and Jen, and then, after John is killed, between Jen and her son, also named John. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, John, Jen, Greenwald, BWW News Desk, Lippa, John Jen


Trump's new postmaster general met with him in Oval Office last week, reportedly talks with top GOP officials

Newly installed Postmaster General Louis DeJoy met with President Trump in the Oval Office last week, before a contentious meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) about his controversial new policies at the U.S. Postal Service, The Washington Post reports. A few days later, DeJoy removed several top USPS officials, including two that oversaw day-to-day operations, and postal employees are now warning about the unexplained removal of vo...
Tags: Post, News, Senate, America, Gop, House, Usps, New York Times, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Republican National Committee, Fox Business, Trump, Calif, Oval Office, Pelosi


Scotland's papers: House party warning and tributes to crash victims

Concerns over the rising Covid-19 transmission rate feature on the front pages of Scotland's newspapers.
Tags: News, Scotland, House, COVID


The Stakes in the Administration’s Problematic Unemployment Plan

      A fair amount of my writing for this site consists of updates on the development of major federal legislation affecting the budget, health care, and human services.  My twopostsearlier this week on President Trump’s weekend executive actions served that purpose.  Implicit in those posts was the belief that the lawlessness of the Administration’s solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short unemployment program matters.  This post explains why that is so.       To review, the “lost wages a...
Tags: Congress, House, Fema, Postal Service, Low, Branding, Administration, Trump, Government Accountability Office, David Super


VIDEO: Watch a NEWSIES Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continues today 8pm with a Newsies reunion with Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ben Fankhauser, Aisha de Haas, Jeremy Jordan, and Kara Lindsay. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, BWW News Desk, Kara Lindsay


Pac-12 basketball: Start delayed but creative plans in place for navigating a Covid-19 world

The Pac-12 did more than cancel the 2020 football season Tuesday; it shuttered competition in all sports for the calendar year. That includes college basketball. UCLA in the Wooden Legacy tournament? Not anymore. Arizona in the NIT Tip-Off? Nope. Utah in the Bahamas? Washington State and Arizona State in Honolulu? No, no and no. The Pac-12 won’t play non-conference games in November or December. It won’t play any games, anywhere, anytime until January 2021, at the earliest. To date, it’s the onl...
Tags: Utah, Oregon, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Fox, Soccer, House, Arizona, College sports, Ncaa, Washington State, Oregon State, Ducks, Bahamas, Usc


Voter Numbers Show Democrats Strengthen Hold On California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrats are strengthening their hold on California, a state the party has dominated for years, voter registration figures showed Thursday. Figures issued by Secretary of State Alex Padilla showed Democrats eclipse Republicans by nearly a 2-1 margin. Independents, those voters not affiliated with any party, also continue to outnumber GOP voters, though narrowly. The data also showed that 83.49% of eligible Californians are registered to vote — the highest percentage heading i...
Tags: California, Los Angeles, Ap, Gop, House, Donald Trump, Legislature, George H W Bush, Padilla, Alex Padilla


Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store, and the company behind the game hit back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone maker's most iconic ad (AAPL)

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad after Apple yanked the game from the App Store.  Epic also filed a lawsuit against Apple on Thursday, alleging the company engaged in "unfair and anti-competitive actions."  Epic's video said Apple retaliated against Epic for defying "the App Store Monopoly" and urged "Fortnite" players to "join the fight to stop 2020 from becoming '1984.'"  Titled "Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite,"...
Tags: Apple, Google, Washington, Trends, George Orwell, Epic, House, Tim Cook, App Store, Ridley Scott, Aapl, Los Angeles Raiders, Fortnite, Fortnite Mega Drop, App Store Epic


The developer behind 'Fortnite' is suing Apple after the iPhone maker yanked the game from the App Store (AAPL, GOOGL)

Epic Games has filed an injunction against Apple, claiming it engages in anticompetitive behavior through its App Store. The legal paperwork was filed after Apple pulled "Fortnite" from the App Store. The company said Epic violated App Store guidelines after Epic Games began offering a new way to make in-app purchases that bypassed the controversial 30% fee charged by Apple's and Google's app stores.  The company announced Thursday that players will get a permanent 20% discount on V-Bucks, the...
Tags: Apple, Google, North Korea, Trends, Epic, House, Tim Cook, Play Store, App Store, Stubhub, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Congress Lawmakers, Fortnite, V Bucks, Apple Developers


Joe Biden and Kamala Harris call for nationwide mask mandate – live

Biden: ‘Every governor should mandate mandatory masks’Ocasio-Cortez challenges Trump to release college transcript Biden campaign gets $26m boost in donations after Harris pickHighest daily Covid-19 deaths recorded in US since mid-MayUS unemployment claims dip below 1m for first time in 20 weeksPostal service changes pose threat to voting, says ex-USPS deputySign up to our First Thing newsletter 9.28pm BST The Senate has adjourned its session this afternoon without reaching an agreement with...
Tags: Republicans, NYC, Senate, US, America, Dnc, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, Usps, US Senate, US Congress, Biden


Apple just removed 'Fortnite' from the App Store and the company behind the game fired back with a scathing video that roasts the iPhone-maker's most iconic ad (AAPL)

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," aired a video on Thursday roasting Apple and its iconic "1984" television ad, after Apple yanked the game from the App Store.  Epic also filed a lawsuit against Apple on Thursday, claiming the company engaged in "unfair and anti-competitive actions."  Epic's video said Apple retaliated against Epic for defying "the App Store Monopoly" and urged "Fortnite" players to "join the fight to stop 2020 from becoming '1984.'"  Titled "Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite,...
Tags: Apple, Google, Washington, Trends, George Orwell, Epic, House, Tim Cook, App Store, Ridley Scott, Aapl, Los Angeles Raiders, Fortnite, Fortnite Mega Drop, App Store Epic


Apple has yanked 'Fortnite' from the App Store after Epic Games let players bypass Apple to make in-game purchases (AAPL, GOOGL)

Apple pulled "Fortnite" from the App Store after Epic Games began offering a new way to make in-app purchases that bypassed the controversial 30% fee charged by Apple's and Google's app stores.  The company announced Thursday that players will get a permanent 20% discount on V-Bucks, the in-game currency in "Fortnite," if they pay directly through Epic.  "Thousands of apps on the App Store approved by Apple accept direct payments, including commonly used apps like Amazon, Grubhub, Nike SNKRS, ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Epic, House, Tim Cook, Play Store, App Store, Stubhub, Epic Games, Business Insider, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Congress Lawmakers, Fortnite, V Bucks


VIDEO: Watch a NEWSIES Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today 8pm with a Newsies reunion with Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ben Fankhauser, Aisha de Haas, Jeremy Jordan, and Kara Lindsay. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, BWW News Desk, Kara Lindsay


Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

By DEB RIECHMANN and ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of money Democrats say it needs to process an anticipated surge in mail-in ballots during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump also claimed anew — falsely — that Democrats were pushing for universal mail-in voting and predicted without providing evidence that mail-in votin...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Democrats, United States, House, Usps, Ohio, Associated Press


Biden Camp: Trump Sabotaging USPS Is Desperate Man’s ‘Assault On Democracy’

President Donald Trump suggested on Thursday that he was intentionally blocking additional funding for the US Postal Service in an effort to disrupt attempts to expand mail-in voting amid the coronavirus pandemic — an effort that the Biden campaign has called a desperate man’s “assault on democracy.” Biden campaign rapid response director Andrew Bates told TPM in a statement that Trump’s effort to deny a Democratic proposal for additional funding for the USPS  amounted to a selfish move to depri...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Gop, United States, US Postal Service, House, Usps, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Trump, Morning Joe, Donald Trump Trump, Pelosi


House Lawmakers Demand Info on Viewpoint Survey Delay

Last month, the Office of Personnel Management announced that it would delay administration of the annual Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey just four days before it was slated to commence.
Tags: House, Oversight, Office of Personnel Management


The maker of 'Fortnite' is now letting players bypass Apple's and Google's app stores, the latest escalation in an ongoing battle between the tech giants and app developers (AAPL, GOOGL)

Epic Games, the company behind "Fortnite," is offering a new way to make in-app purchases that bypasses the controversial 30% fee charged by Apple's and Google's app stores.  The company announced Thursday that players will get a permanent 20% discount on V-Bucks, the in-game currency in "Fortnite," if they pay directly through Epic.  But Epic's new system appears to be in direct violation of Apple's and Google's app store policies. Neither company immediately responded to a request for commen...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Epic, House, Tim Cook, Play Store, App Store, Stubhub, Sweeney, Tim Sweeney, Congress Lawmakers, Fortnite, V Bucks, Apple Developers, AAPL GOOGL


Trump rants about his women troubles: Kamala, Mika, Nancy and AOC

Over the course of roughly an hour on Thursday, the president called Sen. Kamala Harris a “mad woman,” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “poor student” who “yaps,” Mika Brzezinski a “ditzy airhead wife” and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “stone-cold crazy.”
Tags: News, House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Aoc, Mika Brzezinski, Sen Kamala Harris, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, Kamala Mika Nancy


Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, August 13- with Lena Hall, Max Von Essen and More!

Today August 13 in live streaming Max Von Essen and Lena Hall visit Backstage Live, Stars in the House brings back Newsies, and so much more [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Max von Essen, Lena Hall, BWW News Desk, Lena Hall Max Von Essen


Trump Suggests He’s Blocking USPS Emergency Funds To Hamper Mail-In Voting

Hey, at least he’s being honest about it.  In two separate instances on Wednesday and Thursday, the President admitted that depriving the U.S. Postal Service of COVID-19 relief funds would hamper widespread mail-in voting. The President has attacked voting by mail for weeks, and is growing increasingly explicit in his threats to sabotage it.  “They don’t have the money to do the universal mail-in voting,” Trump said at a White House press conference Wednesday. “Therefore, they can’t do i...
Tags: News, White House, House, Usps, Nancy Pelosi, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Fox Business Network, Trump, Maria Bartiromo, U S Postal Service, Larry Kudlow, 2020 Elections, Matt Shuham, DeJoy, Louis DeJoy


Trump Calls Fox Business Network to Rage About ‘Mad,’ ‘Crazy,’ ‘Yapping’ Powerful Women

Someone might need to remind President Donald Trump that women can actually vote in elections. In a week where Trump has already suggested it’s insulting to men for Joe Biden to pick a woman as a running mate, he’s now spent another interview raging against an array of powerful women who he says are too mean to him.The president was up early Thursday to call into Fox Business Network at 7:30 a.m. Trump, being interviewing by Maria Bartiromo, was typically unfocused, contradictory, and confusing....
Tags: News, Supreme Court, California, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, Cbs, Fox News, Biden, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Fox Business Network, Trump, Joe Scarborough, Aoc, Democratic Party


Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Aug. 13-20

  Photo from the 2018 Los Angeles Nisei Week Japanese Festival. The festival goes online in 2020. (Photo courtesy of Toyo Miyake Studio)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, Aug. 13-20.   EVENTS   Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles – Animal Dance Party: The organization presents the online event for non-Girl Scouts in grades K-3 and their parents, 10 a.m. Aug. 15. Parents will be able to ask about Girl Scout program during the session. Free. The Zoom link will be s...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Youtube, La, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, House, Clint Eastwood, Adelaide, Beethoven, Venice, Biden, Naacp, Yemen


Calls for ouster of state health director as coronavirus cases surge, governor may postpone trans-Pacific travel reopening, Hawaii added to New England's quarantine list, contact tracers in short supply, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Health Director Bruce Anderson, Aug. 6 Facebook Live Hawaii’s rise in COVID-19 infections has landed it on New York’s travel quarantine list. The state of New York, along with Connecticut and New Jersey, on Tuesday placed Hawaii on its tri-state list of states and territories from which travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Star-Advertiser.COVID-19 Data Shows Hawaii Is In A ‘Very Dire Situation’. Despite a troubling rise in the number of cases, the public d...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, New York, Hawaii, House, Connecticut, New Jersey, Kim, Pearl Harbor, DOE, Bond, New England, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Maui


VIDEO: Watch the Chers of THE CHER SHOW Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Stars in the House continues today 8pm with the 3'Chers' fromThe Cher Show Stephanie J. Block, Micaela Diamond, and Teal Wicks. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, House, Cher, BWW News Desk, Teal Wicks, Stephanie J Block Micaela Diamond


Trump and top House Republican embrace candidate who promotes QAnon

Top Republicans, including President Donald Trump and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, are embracing their party's nominee for a House seat in Georgia, despite her history of racist and anti-Semitic remarks and promotion of the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory.
Tags: News, Georgia, House, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Kevin McCarthy


Speaker Nancy Pelosi +174 House Democrats tell Trump's Postmaster General to reverse changes that threaten mail-in voting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and 174 other House Democrats are demanding that Donald Trump's new Postmaster General reverse all of the operational changes they say could harm mail-in voting for the November election. Read the entire document here. The smooth functioning of the @USPS during the COVID-19 pandemic is a matter of life-or-death, and is critical for protecting lives, livelihoods and the life of our democracy. Postmaster General DeJoy must reverse new policies which accelerate th...
Tags: Post, News, House, Nancy Pelosi, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Trump, DeJoy