National Newswatch

Washington Post: Trump campaign had social distancing stickers removed before Tulsa rally

Jun 28 2020 — — President Donald Trump’s campaign directed the removal of thousands of “Do Not Sit Here, Please!” stickers from seats in the Bank of Oklahoma Center in the hours before the President’s much anticipated Tulsa rally, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. As part of the BOK Center’s safety plan for the June 20 rally, arena management […]

Asked repeatedly to say ‘Black lives matter,’ Mike Pence says ‘all lives matter’

Jun 20 2020 — — Vice President Mike Pence declined to say the words “Black lives matter” during an interview with an ABC affiliate in Pennsylvania on Friday, instead saying that “all lives matter.” “Let me just say that what happened to George Floyd was a tragedy,” Pence told 6ABC Action News in Philadelphia when asked directly if he would […]

Supreme Court blocks Trump from ending DACA

Jun 18 2020 — — The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the US as children from deportation. The 5-4 ruling was written by Chief Justice John Roberts and joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan, […]

The 37 most shocking lines from Donald Trump’s ‘interview’ with Sean Hannity

Jun 18 2020 — — Faced with faltering poll numbers and a huge furor caused by allegations made in John Bolton’s soon-to-be-released memoir of his time in the White House, President Donald Trump retreated to the warm embrace of Fox News on Wednesday night. In a phone interview with Sean Hannity, Trump railed against his opponents — real and imagined […]

Trump campaign demands CNN apologize for poll that shows Biden leading

Jun 10 2020 — — President Donald Trump’s campaign is demanding CNN retract and apologize for a recent poll that showed him well behind presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The demand, coming in the form of a cease and desist letter to CNN President Jeff Zucker that contained numerous incorrect and misleading claims, was immediately rejected by the network. […]

Joe Biden hits a milestone Hillary Clinton never did: 50%

Jun 7 2020 — — Most times when we look at polling we talk about margins. For example, former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by a 7 point margin in an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll out on Sunday. What that can miss, however, is that Biden’s close to 50% (49%), while Trump isn’t anywhere close (42%) […]

UFC champion Conor McGregor has announced his retirement

Jun 7 2020 — — Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor announced his retirement from the sport on social media Sunday. The former two-division UFC World Champion said he was done fighting in a statement posted to his verified Twitter early Sunday morning.

All four former officers involved in George Floyd’s killing now face charges

Jun 3 2020 — — The former Minneapolis Police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck was charged with second-degree murder and the three other officers on scene during his killing are charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder, according to court documents. Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison’s official announcement of the charges is expected to come Wednesday […]

US to block Chinese airlines from flying into the US

Jun 3 2020 — — The US government says it will block Chinese airlines from flying into the US in response to what it says is a policy that has prevented US carriers from service between the two countries. The Transportation Department restrictions will take effect June 16 but could be enacted earlier if President Donald Trump decides to do […]

Trump threatens military force if violence in states isn’t stopped

Jun 1 2020 — — Declaring himself “your president of law and order,” President Donald Trump vowed Monday to return order to American streets using the military if widespread violence isn’t quelled, even as peaceful protesters just outside the White House gates were dispersed with tear gas, flash grenades and rubber bullets. It was all, apparently, so Trump could visit […]

At least three people injured in shooting at Arizona shopping complex, police say

May 21 2020 — — A suspect is in custody after three people were shot Wednesday night at the Westgate Entertainment District in Glendale, Arizona, police say. One victim is listed in critical condition while the two others had non-life threatening injuries, Glendale Police Officer Tiffany Ngalula said Wednesday night. The shooting was over by the time officers arrived, Ngalula […]