And after a testy exchange with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., himself a doctor, and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci during a Senate hearing last week, the two seemed to find themselves in agreement over the need for children to be present in schools. … [Read more...] about Trump says Democrats want to keep schools shut ‘for political reasons’
As in so many things, Trump the president is little different from Trump the businessman. His impulse is to start from a big, splashy, gaudy place—say, calling players who kneel for the National Anthem “sons of bitches,” or claiming he was revoking an invitation to the White House from Curry, who’d already rejected it. (You can’t quit, you’re fired!) These decisions seem to stem from the gut, no Clintonian polling about it. Trump sees something and he says whatever comes to mind about it. … [Read more...] about How Trump Turns Unpopular Outbursts Into Political Winners
The charge highlights a broader divide between the rival candidates. Clinton has worked to strengthen the institutional machinery of the Democratic Party. Her efforts have funneled money into national and state party committees in ways that are likely to build up permanent party infrastructure. Sanders, on the other hand, has run a campaign that privileges purity tests above party loyalty, and individuals above institutions. He has elevated the profile of a select pool of progressive Democratic candidates fighting for election to Congress, and cultivated a grassroots network of intensely-devoted small-dollar donors. … [Read more...] about How Do You Build a Political Movement?
The Minister said Mr. Ravindra was arrested on the basis of prima facie evidence and questioned why was Mr. Naidu silent on the anguish of the bereaved family who also belong to the Backward Classes. He sought to know why Mr. Ravindra tried to escape if he was not involved in the murder. … [Read more...] about Naidu playing BC card for political gain, says Minister
Critics have pointed to a conflict of interest for groups with political motivations — such as the progressive Media Matters, which has received funding from prominent liberal donors like Soros — pocketing the taxpayer-funded relief money. Media Matters founder David Brock also founded the super PAC American Bridge 21st Century, for example, which funded in key swing states advertisements attacking President Donald Trump’s “incompetency” in his handling of the coronavirus crisis. … [Read more...] about Media Matters Took In up to $2 Million in Small Business Relief Loans