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    Getty Trump is pictured at his Pittsburgh rally on Tuesday. President Donald Trump led a “Great American Comeback” event on Tuesday, September 22. Here’s a look at how many people attended the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, rally, along with crowd photos.Thousands Attended the Rally at the Pittsburgh International Airport GettyPresident Donald Trump speaks during...
    By JASON DEAREN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — “I did the best I could,” President Donald Trump said. Huddled with aides in the West Wing last week, his eyes fixed on Fox News, Trump wasn’t talking about how he had led the nation through the deadliest pandemic in a century. In a conversation overheard...
    By LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Votes in hand, Senate Republicans are charging ahead with plans to confirm President Donald Trump’s pick to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the Nov. 3 election, launching a divisive fight over Democratic objections before a...
    By AAMER MADHANI, JESSICA GRESKO and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama spent hours reading legal briefs as he mulled candidates for the Supreme Court. Bill Clinton savored building a personal connection with Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And Ronald Reagan offered a personal touch in making his case for Anthony Kennedy after his...
    NEW YORK (AP) — “I did the best I could,” President Donald Trump said. Huddled with aides in the West Wing last week, his eyes fixed on Fox News, Trump wasn’t talking about how he had led the nation through the deadliest pandemic in a century. In a conversation overheard by an Associated Press reporter,...
    A CBS News/YouGov poll released on Sunday that shows President Donald Trump leading Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden by just two points in Texas significantly oversampled Democrats. Forty-eight percent of likely voters in Texas say they will vote for Trump, while 46 percent say they will vote for Biden, according to the poll. Among the...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Votes in hand, Senate Republicans are charging ahead with plans to confirm President Donald Trump’s pick to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the Nov. 3 election, launching a divisive fight over Democratic objections before a nominee is even announced. Trump said Tuesday he will name his...
    WASHINGTON – Votes in hand, Senate Republicans are charging ahead with plans to confirm President Donald Trump’s pick to fill the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the Nov. 3 election, launching a divisive fight over Democratic objections before a nominee is even announced. Trump said Tuesday he will name his choice...
    After taking the summer off and hosting the virtual Emmy Awards on Sunday, Jimmy Kimmel is back in his Hollywood theater this week. And the late-night host has a theory about why the Republican Party is so eager to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the 2020 election. Kimmel began his monologue on...
    President Trump on Tuesday slammed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for changing his positions on fracking and trade during a rally in swing-state Pennsylvania. Trump told a Pittsburgh crowd that Biden flip-flopped on fracking for oil and natural gas after promising to eliminate fossil fuels and prohibit “new fracking” — which he recently walked...
    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama spent hours reading legal briefs as he mulled candidates for the Supreme Court. Bill Clinton savored building a personal connection with Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And Ronald Reagan offered a personal touch in making his case for Anthony Kennedy after his first two picks for a vacancy went sideways. President Donald Trump...
    A state-controlled TV network in Russia created a disturbingly realistic deepfake video that portrays Donald Trump as Vladimir Putin's pawn using quotes from the US president himself.   Russia Today released its parody ad, entitled 'Trump is here to make RT Great Again! (or is he?!)' on Tuesday.  The video set in November 2020 imagines a...
    President Donald Trump has expanded his ban on racial sensitivity training to include federal contractors.  Earlier this month Trump ordered federal agencies to cancel taxpayer-funded seminars on 'critical race theory', calling them 'divisive' and 'anti-American propaganda'.  On Tuesday, the president announced that the ban will now apply not only to federal agencies, but also to...
    In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary governmentwide funding bill Tuesday night, shortly after President Donald Trump prevailed in a behind-the-scenes fight over his farm bailout.  The stopgap measure will keep federal agencies fully up and running into December, giving lawmakers in the post-election...
    J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie DimonGetty Images SINGAPORE — J.P. Morgan Chase's Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said he's not against higher taxes on the rich, but a wealth tax is not the way to do it. "A wealth tax is almost impossible to do," he told CNBC-TV18 at the J.P. Morgan India summit on Tuesday...
    Not so hush-hush search: Trump airs thinking on court seat Senate GOP plans vote on Trump’s court pick before election The Latest: Collins to vote no on court pick before election Trump expands ban on US money for certain diversity training House easily passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown Cindy McCain endorses Biden for president...
    (CNN)More Americans have now died of Covid than of five wars combined. Or, the US Covid deaths are the equivalent of US deaths on 9/11 occurring every day for 66 days. Or, the US has suffered an average of 858 deaths every day since February 6, the date of the first known US coronavirus death.Or,...
    (CNN)A new clash between Donald Trump's political goals and his duties to public health threatens to deprive America of presidential leadership in the critical weeks that will decide if a second wave of Covid-19 swamps the country this winter.As the US death toll from the pandemic passed 200,000, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Tuesday that he...
    Cindy McCain, the widow of former U.S. Senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain, endorsed Democratic nominee Joe Biden for president on Tuesday. "There's only one candidate in this race who stands up for our values as a nation, and that is Joe Biden," McCain wrote in a tweet. McCain called Biden a "good...
    PHOENIX -- Cindy McCain endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president Tuesday in a rebuke of President Donald Trump by the widow of the GOP's 2008 nominee.Trump has had a fraught relationship with members of John McCain's family since he disparaged the Arizona senator during his 2016 campaign. But the McCains have until now stopped short...
    Democrats Talk Tough Rep. Joe Kennedy III, Democrat of Massachusetts, got right to the point when he tweeted on September 19, “If he holds a vote in 2020, we pack the court in 2021. It’s that simple.” Kennedy was saying that if Donald Trump nominates a candidate for the Supreme Court vacancy left by the...
    President Trump on Tuesday slammed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for changing his positions on fracking and trade during a rally in swing-state Pennsylvania. Trump told a Pittsburgh crowd that Biden flip-flopped on fracking for oil and natural gas after promising to eliminate fossil fuels and prohibit “new fracking” — which he recently walked back....
    (CNN)The leader of the world's biggest polluter of greenhouse gases has pledged to go carbon neutral by 2060. Speaking via video link to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a "green revolution" and said the country will scale up its targets under the Paris...
    The same Democrats who "lecture us about empowering women" have wasted little time attacking Judge Amy Coney Barrett, believed to be the frontrunner for President Trump's nomination to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told "Hannity" Tuesday. "President Trump hasn't even named who he will nominate to the Supreme Court," Sanders told host...
    President Donald Trump criticized cities on Tuesday for trying to ban police officers from using tear gas and pepper spray on rioters who were throwing cans of food at them. “They use it as ammunition, it’s terrible,” Trump said at a campaign rally near Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. He noted that if rioters were ever caught with...
    A former national security adviser to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden praised the Israel peace deal brokered by President Trump to an Iranian opposition group on Friday. Gen. James Jones (Ret.), who served early in the Obama administration, heaped praise on the development and the Trump policy generally. “I believe that the...
    Photograph: Getty Images “Today, we face our own 1945 moment,” the United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, said as he opened the UN’s 75th general assembly, to a thinly populated chamber of socially distanced diplomats. Guterres meant the historical reference as a call to action inspired by the generation who had survived the second...
    (CNN)Retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, who was President Trump's national security adviser from February 2017 to April 2018, has written a book that will likely confound both the President's fans and his critics.In the preface to "Battlegrounds," McMaster acknowledges that despite the advice of friends, editors, agents and even family members, he chose not to...
    President Trump asked whether Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar should be criticizing the United States given that she arrived in the country after fleeing Somalia. "She's telling us how to run our country. How did you do where you came from? How was your country doing?" Trump asked as the crowd booed during his rally...
    President Donald Trumps approval rating among voters under age 50 is proving to be steady and positive, according to a new Hill/HarrisX poll. About 55% of people between ages 35-49 give Trump a positive approval rating, Newsweek reported. Roughly, 35% in the same age group said they "strongly disapprove" of the presidents performance, with another 33%...
    An audience member at a Joe Biden campaign event claimed that America was founded on "racism, sexism and other evils," and vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) agreed with him in her response. The incident occurred Tuesday at a campaign event in Detroit. The man was asking Harris a question...
    The annual Time 100 is out, and this year’s list of most influential people in the world ranges from people at the forefront of the coronavirus fight to acclaimed artists to political leaders around the world. President Donald Trump is on the list, as are Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Supreme Court chief Justice John...
    Donald Trump mocked Joe Biden for wearing a face mask, saying at a campaign event this week that the Democratic candidate may be using the covering to hide expensive plastic surgery on his face. Speaking at a rally held in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, the president revived an attack on Biden for wearing a mask in...
    SWANTON, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump was interrupted twice during an Ohio rally this week by sign-waving supporters chanting, “Fill that seat!” “I will fill that seat,” Trump responded before launching into an extended riff on his plans to quickly nominate a successor to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “They say it’s the...
    President Trump should be harder on Russian President Vladimir Putin in his public statements, former National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster argued on "The Story" Tuesday. McMaster joined host Martha MacCallum one day after Trump told rallygoers in Ohio: "I like Putin, he likes me. You know, we get along." "I don’t understand it," McMaster said Tuesday, "and I think it...
    Is it really so hard? Voting, I mean — smooth democratic elections with all citizens able to easily cast their ballots and with every ballot fairly counted. Is that too much for people to ask? After all, the mechanisms for assuring universal suffrage are well known, and the logistics are not exactly rocket science. Speaking...
    A Virginia couple has been arrested for carrying a pistol, 200 rounds of ammunition, a pitchfork, shovels and a backpack not far from where President Donald Trump was holding a political rally in Ohio. John C. Davison, 38, and Vicki M. Davison, 33, of Virginia Beach were taken into custody Monday after being spotted walking...
    The House overwhelmingly voted Tuesday to pass a stopgap funding bill that extends federal funding through Dec. 11, numerous sources reported. The House passed the bill 359-57 and stalls a government shutdown until after the presidential election, according to Politico. It now goes to the Senate, which is expected to pass the bill, and which...
    President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would announce his Supreme Court nominee at 5:00 p.m. EST on Saturday. “The decision will be announced on Saturday, 5:00 on Saturday at the White House,” Trump told supporters at a campaign rally in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburg. Supporters chanted “Fill that Seat!” as the president spoke...
    Joe Biden (D) announced on Tuesday that he has earned the backing of Cindy McCain, who is expected to formalize the endorsement on Wednesday. According to a pool report, Biden announced that McCain, a longtime family friend, has endorsed his candidacy “because of what [Trump] talks about with my son and John’s who are heroes,...
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday ridiculed former Vice President Joe Biden for wearing a mask all the time, even when he was far away from other people. “Honestly, what the hell did he spend all that money on the plastic surgery if he’s going to cover it up with a mask?” Trump asked during a...
    At a Pennsylvania campaign rally, President Donald Trump went on an extended rant where he gleefully recalled the “beautiful sight” of an MSNBC reporter getting shot in the leg by a rubber bullet and reveled in images of riot police ignoring reporters’ press credentials and violently tossing them to the ground. Speaking in Moon...
    (CNN)In a tense exchange between Amy Coney Barrett and Sen. Dianne Feinstein in 2017, the California Democrat sharply questioned whether the judicial nominee could separate her Catholic views from her legal opinions. "The conclusion one draws is that the dogma lives loudly within you," Feinstein pointedly said. "And that's of concern when you come to...