The Pentagon offered National Guard manpower to the Capitol Police, and the police turned it down. Then, as the Trump terrorists breached the fencing and "descended upon the building" the Justice Department offered FBI agents. The police turned down both offers.
The Patriotic Millionaires issued a statement calling for those members of the House and Senate who incited with Trump the violent, armed insurrection to be removed from office and tried for sedition.
An aide to outgoing Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler elbowed and pushed Senior Congressional Correspondent for CNN Manu Raju early Wednesday afternoon after he asked her if she thought the Georgia runoff was a free and fair election.
Outgoing President Trump reportedly reached out to Wayne County Canvassers Monica Palmer and William Hartmann, who were withholding certification of Wayne County in an undemocratic move they could not justify and the evidence did not support, after the revised vote to express gratitude for their support.
This is his first real go at reality as an adult, and he's way too emotionally incapable of making this transition. It won't be easy for him. Of course, Trump isn't going to go silently. But go he will.
Washington (dpa) – Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo seemed to capture the mood of many world leaders and top officials on Saturday with her tweet “Welcome back America!”
Warm words were extended to Joe Biden for his hard-fought victory over Donald Trump in the US election, with many also noting the history-making achievements of vice-president elect Kamala Harris. Here a few of their reactions:
The nation celebrated the overthrowing of a wannabe dictator on Saturday with the announcement that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had won their bid for the presidency.
On this day, November 7th, 2020, each and every one of you who voted, called, canvassed, talked to friends and neighbors, wept and worried over the demise of our precious country, each and every one of you have made a difference. You made this happen. This is your victory.
The following is a PoliticusUSA editorial by Editor in Chief Sarah Jones.
President-elect Joe Biden received more votes than any other presidential candidate in history, but Democrats didn’t expand the House as predicted or take back the Senate (pending Georgia run offs). This has led to endless “Democrats in disarray” hot takes. Yes, we have just narrowly escaped the sweaty clutches of a wannabe autocrat and already the press is concerned about Democrats.
"(T)here are aides and advisers starting to talk about potential not only that the president is going to lose the election but that he may mount some sort of resurrection run in 2024," CNN's Jim Acosta reported to Jake Tapper Thursday afternoon.
Trump's Michigan lawsuit about poll watchers not being given access has already disintegrated as the Detroit Free Press published video of a racist poll challenger who was removed by police for disruptive behavior.
The Trump campaign sounds like they have already given up on the Wisconsin recount according to reporting from CNN's Jim Acosta on Wednesday afternoon.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge (R-PA) said there is “absolutely no reason to be anything but confident… Regardless of what the President might say, and I’d say his remark was even to some extent unAmerican because he tried to disenfranchise millions of voters.”
Here’s something to feel good about: If Joe Biden wins the 2020 election, Democrats will have two experienced experts who can hit the ground running with a tight House coalition.
Most presidents don’t come into office with eight years of experience in the White House and an entire career in the Senate. Most House coalitions are not led by a Speaker with Nancy Pelosi’s ability to fundraise and keep her coalition of diverse Democrats together. The inherent power of all of this experience in action is exactly what we will need to protect our country from future dictator wannabes like Donald Trump as well as move to repair the damage and progress forward.
In a stunningly emotional ad that hits right at the heart of what women have been feeling for four years under this president, the Lincoln Project's new ad asks, "When your daughter looks in the mirror, what do you want her to see?"
All of the video of Trump walking to the helicopter and going into Walter Reed was shot after Trump was given supplemental oxygen.
The White House press office sent a memorandum from the President’s Physician confirming that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the Coronavirus.
Joe Biden's spokesman Andrew Bates called the Axios column claiming the former Vice President was considering Jamie Dimon for Treasury "laughable speculation," likening it to fantasy football.
Calling Attorney General William Barr's account of the Mueller report "distorted” and “misleading," George W. Bush appointee Judge Reggie Walton ordered the Trump Justice Department to give him an unredacted copy of the Mueller report.
Any democratic candidate who doesn't recognize how fed up women are is making a grave error. if Sanders expects to get the women who were supporters Warren, he’s going to need to address the problems he has with women, including his supporters issues.