Month: July 2019

Joe Biden coal, fracking vow delights Trump campaign

The Trump campaign reacted with a mixture of disgust and glee Wednesday night when former Vice President Joseph R. Biden pledged to get rid of the coal and natural-gas fracking industries. Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted, “Bye bye coal, De…

Senate confirms 13 Trump judges ahead of August break

The Senate confirmed 13 of President Trump’s judicial picks this week, helping clear the deck ahead of the five-week August recess.The nominees were split up throughout the week with four confirmation votes taking…

Kirsten Gillibrand: Cloroxer in chief?

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York wants to do more than bring an end to President Trump’s term – she wants to wipe down the White House when he’s gone. “The first thing I am going to do when I am president is I am going to Clorox the Oval …

Jay Inslee labels Trump a ‘white nationalist’ at debate

Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington State isn’t get a lot of speaking time so far in Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential nomination debate. But he just grabbed some of the loudest applause from the audience at the Fox Theater in Detroit.

Booker praises protesters who interrupted his remarks to chant, ‘Fire Pantaleo’

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker praised a group of protesters who interrupted his opening statement Wednesday during the second round of Democratic debates to call for the arrest of a New York City police officer accused of using a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner. 

Tulsi Gabbard blasts Kamala Harris over prosecutor past

DETROIT — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii made it clear Wednesday that she is not enamored with Sen. Kamala Harris’ background as a prosecutor, accusing the California Democrat of failing to stand up for people when it mattered most. “She put over 1…