Trump slams El Paso native O’Rourke ahead of visit to grieving city

NBCNews.com O’Rourke hit back at Trump, tweeting that “22 people in my hometown are dead after an act of terror inspired by your racism.” WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump defended his anti-immigration rhetoric, saying it was uniting the country, hours after slamming presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, a native of El Paso, Texas, where nearly a […]

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CNN Democratic debate night 2 …. Every one of the 10 candidates had a standout moment last night

Per CNN News Each candidate had at least eight minutes of speaking time tonight — and every one had at least one standout one-liner, compelling argument or tense exchange. Here’s a look at the candidate’s most dramatic, most humorous and most riveting moments. Sen. Michael Bennet mentioned his mother, an immigrant who was separated from […]

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Ohio officers involved in Stormy Daniels strip club arrest face departmental charges

Per NBC News The five officers could face termination in connection with Daniels’ arrest last year in Columbus, which she claims was politically motivated. Police in Columbus, Ohio, brought departmental charges on Wednesday against five officers who were involved in the arrest of Stormy Daniels at a strip club last year. Three of the five […]

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Winners and losers from the first night of the CNN debate on Wednesday 7/30/19

Per CNN Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large Updated 10:11 AM ET, Wed July 31, 2019 Detroit (CNN)The first of two CNN-sponsored Democratic presidential debates is over. I watched — from the debate site in Detroit — and jotted down some of the best and worst performances from the 10 candidates on stage. My picks of the winners […]

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Trump’s Twitter attack (7/27/19) on Cummings and Baltimore: undiluted racism and hate

Per The Baltimore Sun In case anyone missed it, the president of the United States had some choice words to describe Maryland’s 7th congressional district on Saturday morning. Here are the key phrases: “no human being would want to live there,” it is a “very dangerous & filthy place,” “Worst in the USA” and, our personal favorite: It is […]

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Robert Blecker: AG Barr is right to resume death penalty for vicious killers

Per: Fox News Attorney General William Barr should be applauded for announcing Thursday that the federal government will resume executing convicted murderers on death row for the first time since 2003, beginning with five vicious killers in December and January. “Congress has expressly authorized the death penalty through legislation adopted by the people’s representatives in […]

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10 key takeaways from Robert Mueller’s testimony

Per: The Point The big day is over. After months of legal wrangling — and more than 100 days after the release of his report detailing Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election — former special counsel Robert Mueller took questions from Capitol Hill lawmakers for hours on Wednesday. (Mueller testified before the House Judiciary Committee […]

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