Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo joins Andrea Mitchell with her reaction to House Republican leadership whipping their colleagues to vote against the CHIPS-Plus bill, which passed with bipartisan support in the Senate. “You shouldn't play politics with our country's national security,” says Raimondo. “Frankly, they're playing into China's hand. This is exactly what China would want.”
“Nothing like this has ever happened to a President of the United States before," Trump said in a statement.
- 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…
- 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 Razoni, the first ship to depart Ukraine under an U.N.-brokered deal, is looking for another port to unload its grain cargo as the initial Lebanese buyer refused delivery citing a more than five-month delay, Embassy of Ukraine in Lebanon said on Monday. "According to the information provided by the shipper of the Ukrainian grain aboard the Razoni, the buyer in Lebanon refused to accept the cargo due to delays in delivery terms," the embassy said in a Facebook post. "So the shipper is now looking for another consignee to offload his cargo either in Lebanon/Tripoli or any other country/port."
Twitter users slammed U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D, CA-12) for saying she has always felt a “connection” with China. During a speech on Friday in Tokyo, the last stop of Pelosi’s recent visit to Asia, Pelosi recalled a childhood memory about China. Nancy Pelosi says she’s always felt a connection to China because when she was a little girl her parents told her if she kept digging a hole at the beach eventually she’d reach China.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
OLENA ROSHCHINA - Monday, 8 August 2022, 23:35 President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, recalling the wars in Georgia and Ukraine, said that only Russia's loss of everything captured and international legal responsibility for an act of aggression will work as safeguards against new wars.
- The Hill
Russia’s military has suffered roughly 70,000 to 80,000 casualties since it first attacked Ukraine in late February, the Pentagon’s top policy official said Monday. “The Russians are taking a tremendous number of casualties,” Colin Kahl, Defense Department under secretary for policy, told reporters. “There’s a lot of fog in war but I think it’s safe…
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.
Firearms banned at events with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has argued 'gun-free' zones are less safe
The Florida Republican is partnering with Turning Point Action for rallies across the country. But anyone carrying a firearm is not welcome.
- Yahoo News
After he was seen in combat fatigues walking behind President Trump across Lafayette Square before Trump's infamous 2020 photo op, Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, drafted a resignation letter that he never sent.
Rudy Giuliani says he can't make the trip to testify before a Georgia grand jury. But Fulton County prosecutors say they have receipts showing he's got no problem traveling.
Rudy Giuliani pointed to an unspecified medical condition to request a delay of his August 9 appearance before a grand jury in Fulton County, Georgia.
- 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."
- Consequence of Sound
"Who have the Chinese invaded and slaughtered?" the Pink Floyd member asked. Roger Waters Calls Biden a “War Criminal,” Defends Russia and China in CNN Interview Alex Young
- The Hill
Roger Waters is defending dubbing Joe Biden a “war criminal,” accusing the president of “fueling the fire in the Ukraine.” “That is a huge crime,” the Pink Floyd co-founder said in an interview that aired Saturday on CNN’s “Smerconish.” During his latest solo concert tour, the 78-year-old rocker includes an image of Biden in a…
- Yahoo News
New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman released photos on Monday that appear to show that former President Donald Trump did indeed try to dispose of documents by ripping them up and placing them in toilets.
- USA TODAY
The Senate's sweeping climate, health care and tax bill keeps limit on SALT tax deductions. House Democrats who oppose the cap plan to support the bill anway.
- The Hill
Two House Democrats are urging Wyoming Democrats to switch parties in the state’s upcoming primary to boost the chances of Rep. Liz Cheney (R), one of former President Trump’s primary targets this cycle. “You might be a little surprised that I’d be supporting Liz Cheney in her bid to continue representing Wyoming in the U.S.…
GOP strips insulin out-of-pocket cap from bill: ‘Republicans have just gone on the record in favor of expensive insulin’
The bill retains a $35 per month for out-of-pocket insulin co-pays under Medicare even through the GOP successfully removed the cap for private insurance.
- 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
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.