Trump Announces Return to Presidency in Deranged Video – David Pakman

Donald Trump announces that he will be back in the White House “sooner than people think” in a bizarre new fundraising video for Republicans

Supreme Court rules against immigrants in TPS who entered the U.S. illegally

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that immigrants who acquired a temporary stay in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to become permanent residents if they entered the country illegally, CNN reports. Why it matters: About 400,000 people from 12 countries live in the United States under Temporary Protected Status. The designation shields people who haveContinue reading “Supreme Court rules against immigrants in TPS who entered the U.S. illegally”

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Under Senate Investigation for Politicizing Pandemic, Failing to Obtain Vaccines

Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro is under Senate investigation for politicizing the pandemic and failing to purchase vaccines, Brazilian news website UOL reported Sunday, according to the Associated Press. An investigation into the Brazilian government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic was launched by its Senate on Tuesday and could potentially lead to charges and impact Bolsonaro’s chances of re-election inContinue reading “Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Under Senate Investigation for Politicizing Pandemic, Failing to Obtain Vaccines”

Bernie Sanders to Rally in Kentucky With Possible Senate Contender Charles Booker

“Everyone expects progressives to lose in 2022,” Sanders’ team said, “but if we fight early, we’re going to shock them all.” Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Friday that he will head to Kentucky on Sunday, where he and potential 2022 U.S. Senate candidate Charles Booker will contrast their pro-working families agenda with the inimical policies andContinue reading “Bernie Sanders to Rally in Kentucky With Possible Senate Contender Charles Booker”

Mark McCloskey, gun-toting St. Louis lawyer, considering Senate bid

“I can confirm that it’s a consideration, yes,” McCloskey said in a brief interview on Tuesday evening. Mark McCloskey — the gun-toting St. Louis attorney who drew headlines last year for brandishing an assault rifle at Black Lives Matter protesters — says he’s looking at running for Missouri’s open Senate seat. “I can confirm thatContinue reading “Mark McCloskey, gun-toting St. Louis lawyer, considering Senate bid”

Confronted with leaked phone call, Alabama Republican John Merrill admits to affair, drops Senate bid

On Wednesday morning, Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill went on a local conservative radio show to deny a story posted by a right-wing blog claiming he had an affair with a legal assistant, who also accused him of using racist language. The story was a false smear designed to end his bid forContinue reading “Confronted with leaked phone call, Alabama Republican John Merrill admits to affair, drops Senate bid”

Warnock warns voting rights are under assault at a rate not seen ‘since the Jim Crow era’

Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.) delivered his first floor speech on Wednesday, condemning Republican attempts across the country to make it harder for people to vote. “We are witnessing right now a massive and unabashed assault on voting rights and voter access unlike anything we have seen since the Jim Crow era,” Warnock, Georgia’s first Black senator, said.Continue reading “Warnock warns voting rights are under assault at a rate not seen ‘since the Jim Crow era’”

Peter Thiel’s Huge Donation Backing J.D. Vance Could Upend the Ohio Senate Race

His $10 million super-PAC contribution is unprecedented. Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel dropped an enormous bomb on the 2022 Ohio Senate race last month, donating $10 million to a super-PAC established to back J.D. Vance, the author of Hillbilly Elegy, who is considering a run for the seat that will be vacated by current Republican Sen. RobContinue reading “Peter Thiel’s Huge Donation Backing J.D. Vance Could Upend the Ohio Senate Race”

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