Rep. Kevin McCarthy: I’ll Force Vote to Remove Pelosi If She Tries to Impeach Trump Again

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has threatened to force a vote to remove House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) if she has the Democrat-controlled house file articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump again. Pelosi had earlier said Democrats have “options” to delay the president from nominating someone to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week. read more

Trump: “Sleepy Joe Biden” Would Be a “Low Energy President”

President Donald Trump disparaged his rival, Democrat Joe Biden, in a tweet earlier this morning, saying that “Sleepy Joe” would be a “Low Energy President.”

“Sleepy Joe Biden just closed down his campaign for the day (Again). Wants to rest! He is a very LOW ENERGY INDIVIDUAL, and our Country cannot make it in these exciting, but complex and competitive times, with a Low Energy President !!!” the president wrote. read more

Republican Massachusetts Governor Slams Senate’s Attempts to Confirm SCOTUS Nominee While Delaying Virus Relief

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) rebuked the Senate’s attempts to confirm a nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court in remarks earlier today. Baker says the Senate should “allow the American people to cast their ballots” first, joining a chorus of voices who say a confirmation should be decided by the winner of November’s general election. read more

House Democrats Reveal Reform Package to Prevent Presidential Corruption

House Democrats have revealed a comprehensive reform package designed to prevent presidential corruption and curtail abuse of executive powers.

The “Protect Our Democracy Act” gives Congress “more oversight over investigations, enhances protections for whistleblowers, and says that a president can only remove an inspector general at an agency for cause,” according to Axios. “It also requires the attorney general to maintain a log of certain communications between the Department of Justice and the White House, strengthens Congress’ ability to enforce subpoenas, and requires political committees to report foreign contacts to the FBI.” read more

Biden Endorsed by Group of Nobel Prize-Winning Economists

Joe Biden speaks in Philadephia

A group of 13 Nobel Prize-winning economists has announced their endorsement of Democrat Joe Biden in November’s general election.

The economists announced their endorsement in a letter released by the Biden campaign. The signatories are the economists George Akerlof, Peter Diamond, Oliver Hart, Eric Maskin, Daniel McFadden, Roger Myerson, William Nordhaus, Edmund Phelps, Paul Romer, Robert Solow, Michael Spence, Joseph Stiglitz, and Richard Thaler.  read more

AG Barr: NYC, Seattle, and Portland, Oregon Are “Permitting Anarchy”

Attorney General William Barr said in a statement that New York City, Seattle, and Portland, Oregon are jurisdictions “permitting violence and destruction of property” and are subject to funding cuts per an executive order from President Donald Trump to slash the budgets of cities “permitting anarchy.” The news release cites the decision by New York and Seattle lawmakers to cut police department budgets and the existence of the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest (CHOP) in Seattle, a self-declared autonomous zone that police cleared of protesters in July. read more

Trump Says NRA Didn’t Take His Advice to “Get Out of New York” Before NY Sued to Dissolve Them

In August, the state of New York sued the National Rifle Association (NRA), arguing that misspending and corruption justified dissolving the organization for good. According to President Donald Trump, who called in to speak with the hosts of “Fox and Friends” earlier this morning, the NRA is in trouble after not taking his advice to “get out of New York” altogether. read more