The billionaire has also been pushing the idea that the electoral process is 'rigged' - something that his running mate Mike Pence and Speaker Paul Ryan have rejected. … [Read more...] about Clinton gets NINE point lead in poll ahead of Las Vegas showdown – and she is winning among men now too
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Sure, some may wonder if Abrams can deliver since she did not win her home state of Georgia when she ran for governor in 2018 against a sitting secretary of state who controlled the electoral ballots and the entire voting process. Even with almost 2 million votes and the highest Democratic turnout in modern history, Abrams was not able to win the game against Brian Kemp, who served as her opponent, the referee, the judge, and the man in charge of the equipment. There is no need to relitigate that shameful display of democracy stolen. If you truly believe Kemp is the rightful recipient of the Georgia governor’s seat, I have several bridges to sell you. Venmo me. … [Read more...] about Stacey Abrams Is the Only Vice Presidential Pick for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.
Twitter’s first-ever fact-checking of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump marks 'very sad milestone' of 100K coronavirus deaths DOJ: George Floyd death investigation a 'top priority' Lifting our voices — and votes MORE has infuriated Republicans — and rightly so. The ham-fisted effort to “correct” the president’s message about mail-in voting, echoing Democrats’ talking points, is indisputable evidence of the social media giant’s leftward bias, which has riled conservatives for years. … [Read more...] about Twitter joins Democrats to boost mail-in voting — here’s why
Trump has staked his political future on the economy, pushing a return to normal as U.S. deaths from COVID-19 topped 100,000 nationwide. Biden has preached caution, endorsing a phased re-opening approach but saying this week the country could not fully revert until there is a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Biden losing economic argument to Trump as U.S. begins to re-open
Asked about his 2016 decision on CBS’ “The Late Show,” Biden said Thursday he’d be lying if he said he knew he was prepared to run following Beau Biden’s death in May to brain cancer. With a level of candor seen rarely in politics, he recalled a breakdown of his emotions during a recent visit to a Colorado military base when a well-wisher yelled out the name of his son and referenced his decorated military service in Iraq. … [Read more...] about Biden says he’s unsure he can commit fully to be president
It has also been reported that Malik Obama, the half-brother of President Obama and a Trump supporter, will be in the audience on behalf of the Republican nominee. … [Read more...] about No more niceties: Clinton and Trump teams ditch customary pre-debate handshakes – after Hillary requested new set-up for the Las Vegas showdown
Trump has invited Patricia Smith, the mother of a communications expert killed in the attack, to attend the debate, according to Yahoo News. During the last debate, he invited four women, three of whom had accused former president Bill Clinton of sexual assault. … [Read more...] about Scorched earth: Donald Trump brings Benghazi widows and Clinton sex-assault accuser to final showdown with Hillary in Vegas – as Bill’s ‘secret love child’ demands DNA test now
The death penalty question was repeated verbatim in an email debate co-host Roland Martin sent to CNN producers the next day, and the question was asked using similar wording during the event in Columbus, Ohio (pictured, Brazile at the third presidential debate) … [Read more...] about They faked it! Head of DNC denies tipping off Hillary about town hall question – and insists incriminating email published by Wikileaks was doctored to frame her
Issues on the table might include the lack of voter ID laws in some states, although it would be a tough hill to climb. In August the Supreme Court struck down a North Carolina law that required IDs to vote, agreeing with the U.S. Justice Department's claim that it put minorities at a disadvantage. … [Read more...] about Donald doubles down: Trump says he WILL ‘totally accept’ election results – if HE wins!
Former MPD officer Derek Chauvin — who was recorded kneeling on Floyd's neck for minutes before he died — was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter on Friday. Three other officers at the scene of the incident have been fired, but many elected officials are calling for more. "It's not enough to fire the officers—they must be held accountable and an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department's practices must be opened," California Senator Kamala Harris tweeted Thursday. CBS News political unit broadcast associate Aaron Navarro reports that Stacey Abrams looked to the election to hold leaders accountable. "Law enforcement, district attorneys, mayors, attorneys general, judges, legislators and governors must be held responsible—and their actions will be on the ballot in November," she tweeted on Friday. CBS News campaign reporter LaCrai Mitchell says that Congresswoman Val … [Read more...] about 2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump says he spoke to George Floyd’s family