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  • Rumors Swirl: Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas May Retire

    07/01/2020 12:12:33 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 120 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/01/20 | Joel Pollak
    Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas may be planning to retire soon, according to rumors in the media Wednesday.Robert Costa reported in the Washington Post that the Trump administration was preparing for the possible retirement of Justice Clarence Thomas: Justice Clarence Thomas, a conservative appointed by George H.W. Bush, is privately seen by Trump’s aides as the most likely to retire this year. While Thomas has not given any indication of doing so, the White House and Senate Republicans are quietly preparing for a possible opening, according to a White House official and two outside Trump political advisers who spoke on the...
  • Joe Biden: Government must protect monuments to Washington, Jefferson, Columbus

    06/30/2020 2:09:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/30/2020 | Jonathan Easley
    Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday said the federal government has a responsibility to protect statues and monuments of historical figures like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Christopher Columbus. Speaking at a press conference in Wilmington, Del., the former vice president defended monuments dedicated to past presidents who owned slaves. Biden made the case that those public statues should be preserved, while monuments to Confederate leaders should be removed peacefully by local officials. The idea of comparing whether or not George Washington owned slaves or Thomas Jefferson owned slaves, and somebody who was in rebellion committing treason trying to...
  • Rasmussen Reports Poll: 20% of Democrats think Biden has dementia, 38% among all voters

    06/30/2020 7:51:08 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 06/30/2020 | Paul Bedard
    Joe Bidens gaffes and mumblings are catching up to him with his own base of voters, with one-fifth believing he has dementia, according to a new survey.Rasmussen Reports revealed in new data shared with Secrets that 20% of Democrats believe he suffers from the debilitating disease. Many more Republicans, 66%, agree.Overall, 38% believe Biden has dementia, likely driven by his misstatements during speeches and Zoom events.Seniors are the age group most likely to think Biden is suffering from dementia, said the Rasmussen analysis.The report followed a Zogby poll that found 55% believe that the 77-year-old Democrat and former vice...
  • John Roberts sides with liberals on Supreme Court to block controversial Louisiana abortion law

    06/29/2020 10:20:37 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 143 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 12:40 PM ET, Mon June 29, 2020 | By Ariane de Vogue, Devan Cole and Caroline Kelly, CNN
    Washington (CNN)Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the liberal justices on the Supreme Court on Monday to block a controversial Louisiana abortion law that critics said would have closed nearly every clinic in the state. The 5-4 ruling is a win for supporters of abortion rights who argued that the law was not medically necessary and amounted to a veiled attempt to restrict abortion. The law barred doctors from performing the procedure unless they had admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The majority opinion was penned by Justice Stephen Breyer, who wrote that the majority "consequently hold that the Louisiana...
  • Latest Harris Poll Shows Sharp Narrowing of Biden Lead from 10 to Only 4 points

    06/26/2020 4:26:18 PM PDT · by nwrep · 213 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 26, 2020 | Staff
    If the general election for President were held today, 43 percent of registered voters said they'd choose vote for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, while 39 percent said they would vote for a second President Trump term, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds. The four-point lead for the former vice president is down from 10 percentage points in the same poll from June 1-4. Trump trailed Biden 47-37 in that poll. Party loyalty seems to be intensifying for the President with a 4 percentage point increase of support among Republican voters. The Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 951 registered voters...
  • Trump can't divert military funds for border wall, federal appeals court says

    06/26/2020 11:33:25 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 75 replies
    CNN ^ | June 26, 2020 | Priscilla Alvarez
    The Trump administration doesn't have the authority to divert Pentagon funds to construct additional barriers on the US-Mexico border, a federal appeals court ruled Friday, days after President Donald Trump's visit to a section of the wall in Arizona. In a 2-1 ruling, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said that the transfer of $2.5 billion circumvented Congress, which holds the authority to appropriate money.
  • WSJ Editorial: The Trump Referendum. (Trump is beating Trump)

    06/26/2020 10:19:24 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 150 replies
    President Trump may soon need a new nickname for Sleepy Joe Biden. How does President-elect sound? On present trend thats exactly what Mr. Biden will be on Nov. 4, as Mr. Trump heads for what could be an historic repudiation that would take the Republican Senate down with him. Mr. Trump refuses to acknowledge what every poll now says is true: His approval rating has fallen to the 40% or below that is George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter territory. Theyre the last two Presidents to be denied a second term. This isnt 2017 when Mr. Trump reached similar depths...
  • A Terrorists Ties to a Leading Black Lives Matter Group

    06/26/2020 4:51:37 AM PDT · by WWG1WWA · 49 replies ^ | June 23, 2020 | Scott Walter
    Some conservatives have begun speculating the unrest in American citieseven as late as Monday night in Washington, DC, as protestors unsuccessfully worked to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson and set up an autonomous zone across the street from the White Housemay in part be an attempt to affect the upcoming presidential election, with the chaos and violence intended to make it as difficult as possible for Donald Trump to win a second term. Lending credence to this idea is the fact that at least one board member of Thousand Currentsthe group fiscally sponsoring the most organized part of...
  • Donald Trump is facing the prospect of a landslide loss

    06/25/2020 2:31:17 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 289 replies
    CNN ^ | June 25,2020 | Chris Cillizza
    (CNN)A half dozen new swing-state polls released Thursday morning suggest that not only would President Donald Trump lose if the election were held today, he would lose in a landslide. The surveys, conducted by The New York Times and Siena College, show Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden by double digits in Michigan (Biden +11), Wisconsin (Biden +11) and Pennsylvania (Biden+ 10) and by mid-single digits in North Carolina (Biden +9), Arizona (Biden +7) and Florida (Biden +6). Trump won every one of those states in the 2016 election. Switch them from red to blue and you can quickly...
  • Hundreds of National Guard troops mobilized to protect DC monuments amid protests

    06/24/2020 9:10:36 AM PDT · by tapatio · 93 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6-24--20 | By Ronn Blitzer, Lucas Tomlinson
    Hundreds of troops with the Washington, D.C., National Guard have mobilized to protect monuments in the nation's capital, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News on Wednesday. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt requested the action earlier this week, as protesters target statues and other historical markers during ongoing demonstrations in the wake of George Floyd's police custody death in Minneapolis at the end of May. TRUMP ISSUES WARNING AMID VANDALISM, EFFORT TO TOPPLE ANDREW JACKSON STATUE Protesters on Monday attempted to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square by the White House, and defaced it with the...
  • DC Circuit orders Judge Sullivan to grant the DOJ Motion to Dismiss.

    06/24/2020 7:24:07 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 39 replies
    DC Circuit orders Judge Sullivan to grant the DOJ Motion to Dismiss. They also "vacate the district court's order appointing an amicus as moot."
  • Trump orders law enforcement to arrest memorial vandals under federal act with up to 10-year sentence

    06/23/2020 6:36:28 AM PDT · by Bon of Babble · 83 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 23, 2020 | Madison Dibble
    President Trump said he has authorized federal law enforcement to arrest those caught vandalizing memorials and charge them under the Veterans' Memorial Preservation and Recognition Act. "I have authorized the Federal Government to arrest anyone who vandalizes or destroys any monument, statue or other such Federal property in the U.S. with up to 10 years in prison, per the Veterans Memorial Preservation Act, or such other laws that may be pertinent," the president tweeted Tuesday morning.
  • Tuesday Primary Thread: 6 things to watch

    06/23/2020 12:53:06 AM PDT · by RandFan · 97 replies
    Roll Call ^ | June 23 | Bridget Bowman, Niels Lesniewski, Stephanie Akin, and Chris Cioffi
    The successor to prison-bound former Rep. Chris Collins and the challenger to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will be decided Tuesday along with nominees for dozens of House seats as six states hold elections. But it may take several days for votes to be counted as states cope with an expected surge in mail-in ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic. Elections in Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina and Virginia had already been delayed, while South Carolinas runoffs for state-level offices were always planned for Tuesday.In New York, Kentucky and North Carolina, which is hosting a GOP runoff for White...
  • Poll: Tuberville fares better against Jones than Sessions does; Both GOP candidates hold large leads

    06/22/2020 5:00:51 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 56 replies
    YellowHammer ^ | 6/21/2020 | Sean Ross
    Polling results released by an Alabama-based, nationally respected data firm on Monday show that both former Auburn University head football coach Tommy Tuberville and former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions would enter a general election battle against U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) with a sizable lead. Cygnal, recognized as the nations most accurate polling firm during the 2018 midterm cycle, conducted a survey of 530 likely Alabama general election voters from June 13-16. The survey had a margin of error of 4.26%, utilizing a probabilistic mixed-mode method that included Interactive Voice Responses (IVR) from landline phones as well as SMS...
  • Some S.C. Protests Postponed After Attendees Test Positive for Coronavirus

    06/22/2020 1:49:00 PM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 23 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 6/22/20 | Emily Czachor
    A protest organizer in South Carolina said future demonstrations coordinated by his advocacy group will canceled until further notice, after about a dozen people who participated in recent rallies tested positive for the novel coronavirus. "Some of our leaders, photographers and protestors have tested positive for COVID-19," said Lawrence Dishawn Nathaniel in a video announcement shared to Facebook on Sunday. Nathaniel, who founded nonprofit community organization People Demand Action, has helped lead protest efforts across South Carolina over the past month with an initiative called I Can't Breathe SC. Nathaniel went on to explain the new diagnosis numbers in greater...
  • Scottsdale PD: 34 arrested so far in Fashion Square looting.

    06/22/2020 8:42:45 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 78 replies
    Fox 10 Phoenix ^ | June 12, 2020 | Staff
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Several more people were arrested after the Scottsdale Police Department says they took part in riots and looting on May 30th. Scottsdale Police say they have made a total of 34 arrests related to the looting. Angelo Brady II, 24, was arrested for trespassing after police discovered his involvement through a video he had posted online. Madison Mateevici-Dailey, 18, was arrested for stolen property and trafficking stolen property. Ariana Burrell, 24, was arrested for stolen property charges as well. Tyree Eubanks, 35, was arrested for stolen property, trafficking stolen property and weapons violation. Police released mugshots on...
  • AOC Praises TikTok Teens Who Interfered With Trump Presidential Campaign

    06/21/2020 1:27:54 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 59 replies ^ | 21st June 2020
    A significant number of teenagers and K-pop fans used China-owned social media platform TikTok to coordinate placing fake ticket reservations for President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa, drawing support from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of the blue-check Twitter brigade. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cheered on the teens who deliberately interfered in a presidential campaign, by tweeting: "Actually you just got ROCKED by teens on TikTok who flooded the Trump campaign w/ fake ticket reservations & tricked you into believing a million people wanted your white supremacist open mic enough to pack an arena during COVID Shout out to Zoomers....
  • WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump Holds a Campaign Rally in Tulsa, OK 6/20/20

    06/19/2020 11:22:56 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,460 replies
    RSBN ^ | 6/19/2020
    Saturday, June 20, 2020: Join RSBN for LIVE all day coverage of President Donald Trumps MAGA/KAG rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa, OK. Our live coverage will begin at 1:00 pm CDT, with President Trump scheduled to speak at 8:00 pm CDT. BOK Center Holds roughly 19,000
  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Labels John Bolton a Traitor'

    06/18/2020 7:04:38 PM PDT · by McGruff · 58 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | June 18, 2020 | Staff
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed John Bolton Thursday for his soon-to-be-released memoir about working for President Trump, calling the former National Security Advisor a traitor. Ive not read the book, but from the excerpts Ive seen published, John Bolton is spreading a number of lies, fully-spun half-truths, and outright falsehoods, Pompeo said in a statement. It is both sad and dangerous that John Boltons final public role is that of a traitor who damaged America by violating his sacred trust with its people. To our friends around the world: you know that President Trumps America is a force for...
  • After some Atlanta police officers call out, mayor asks them to honor commitment to community

    06/17/2020 11:38:36 PM PDT · by Morgana · 146 replies
    CNN ^ | June 17, 2020 | Steve Almasy and Ryan Young, CNN
    Atlanta (CNN)Hours after a fired police officer was charged with felony murder for fatally shooting a man in the back, Atlanta police officers are not responding to calls in three of the department's six zones, multiple sources within the Atlanta Police Department told CNN on Wednesday evening. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard earlier in the day announced 11 charges against Garrett Rolfe, who was fired after he shot Rayshard Brooks twice in the back on Friday night. A third shot hit a car with three people inside. The police department said an unusual number of officers working the late...