President Biden appeared live, albeit virtually, for the first time Friday since he tested positive Thursday for COVID-19. He is working from the White House residence.
- Rolling Stone
The latest example of the former president seeing himself as a dictator comes in a shocking excerpt from The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021
- The Hill
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) clinched a victory on Wednesday when the Senate — including 48 of the chamber’s 50 Republicans — voted overwhelmingly to admit Finland and Sweden to NATO. The resolution, which cleared the chamber in a bipartisan 95-1 vote, was a top priority for the Republican leader, who wanted to send a signal…
Photos purport to show notes Trump tried to destroy by flushing down the toilet. He has aggressively denied ever doing it.
Trump said it is "categorically untrue" that he tried to flush documents as president. NYT reporter Maggie Haberman procedued photos to the contrary.
- Fox News
NYC Mayor Eric Adams blasts Texas Gov. Greg Abbott after second bus of migrants arrives: ‘This is horrific’
New York City Mayor Eric Adams lashed out at Texas Gov. Greg Abbott after a second bus full of illegal migrants arrived in the Big Apple, calling the Republican's move "horrific."
The 2020 election conspiracy theorist added that those criminally charged "for things they shouldn't have done" during the Capitol attack are being unfairly treated.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Governor Greg Abbott and his GOP cronies have raised your property taxes through the roof and run the state into the ground. | Opinion
- The Hill
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) received a warning early Sunday morning to follow the Senate’s decorum rules after he accused Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) of being “deceitful” and “dishonest” and vowed “we’re going to call you out.” “This gives phony and cynical a bad name,” Graham exclaimed when Hassan introduced her amendment. Graham’s outburst at Hassan…
Donald Trump said White House doctor 'loved looking at my body' as he boasts about his health in CPAC speech
Former President Donald Trump used a speech at the CPAC in Dallas to make the case that he is a healthy and energetic 76-year-old.
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/GettyGeorgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp says he has a problem with boycotts, particularly ones related to Georgia’s new voting restrictions law. But apparently that repulsion to boycotts only applies to Democrats and issues he favors, because Kemp has personally proposed boycotts of his own.Kemp and his campaign have recently reupped false attacks on Democratic rival Stacey Abrams, accusing her, erroneously, of promoting a 2021 Major League
- Fox News
Tulsi Gabbard blasts Kamala Harris' 'hypocrisy' for Brittney Griner response after marijuana lockups as AG
Former Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard slammed Vice-President Kamala Harris in response to her tweet condemning Russia on WNBA star Brittney Griner's imprisonment.
- Fox News
Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being slammed on Twitter after making comments about her so-called "connection" with China during her trip to the Indo-Pacific.
Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan trip has intensified the US and China’s chips showdown. Now the world’s chipmakers may be forced to pick a side
The U.S.-China chips battle, which has already been brewing for years, has now reached a critical crossroads.
Republicans cite shaky argument on Senate procedure for killing a $35 cap on insulin in major spending bill
GOP Sen. Ron Jonson accused Democrats on playing politics on an insulin price cap, but Republicans were technically free to back it.
- Business Insider
Claims of new Russian atrocity after gruesome image appears to show the head of a Ukrainian POW stuck on a pole
The disturbing image from the Russian-occupied Ukrainian town of Popasna follows an incident where a prison was bombed, killing 53 Ukrainian POWS.
In a growing schism in the GOP, Matt Gaetz slammed Kevin McCarthy at CPAC: 'He should not be the leader of the Republican conference'
Speaking to Gaetz, Steve Bannon suggested that Jim Jordan of Ohio should take over McCarthy's post as GOP leader.
- The Conversation
75 years ago, Britain's plan for Pakistani and Indian independence left unresolved conflicts on both sides – especially when it comes to Kashmir
Leaders in New Delhi agree on the plan to partition India: from left, Jawaharlal Nehru, Hastings Ismay, Louis Mountbatten and Ali Jinnah. Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty ImagesIn 1947, the United Kingdom was exhausted. World War II had ravaged its military and economy, and anti-colonial movements had begun to challenge empires. Within the Indian subcontinent, the U.K. faced two powerful, seemingly irreconcilable nationalist movements: one calling for the creation of Pakistan, a homeland
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- The New Voice of Ukraine
Several people from the inner circle of Russian dictator Vladimir Putin spent years teaching Russians to hate Ukraine, laying the grounds for the eventual invasion.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
A video of a night attack by the Ukrainian military on the positions of Russian invaders in the temporarily occupied town of Melitopol in Zaporizhzhya Oblast appeared on social networks on Aug. 8.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
Ukrainian forces use HIMARS to strike Russian deployment points in Melitopol, killing 100 Russian soldiers
VALENTYNA ROMANENKO - MONDAY, 8 AUGUST 2022, 07:11 On the night of 7 August, the Ukrainian Armed Forces struck the points of temporary deployment of Russian troops at industrial facilities in Melitopol [a city in southern Ukraine, in Zaporizhzhia Oblast which has been occupied by Russia - ed.