Health Care Takes Center Stage in Battle for Congress During Pandemic
by Carl Hulse and Emily Cochrane on July 12, 2020 at 8:41 pm
As the Trump administration pushes forward on dismantling the Affordable Care Act, Democrats are pressing their advantage on an issue that is becoming a chief focus of campaign advertising.
Donald Trump’s ‘Access Hollywood’ Crisis Playbook
by Matt Flegenheimer on July 12, 2020 at 8:16 pm
On a Friday, the world heard vulgar audio of Mr. Trump boasting about forcing himself on women. By Sunday night, the episode that was supposed to doom him had begun to recede.
Graham to Call Mueller to Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee
by Catie Edmondson on July 12, 2020 at 6:46 pm
The announcement is the latest effort by Senate Republicans to press forward with an election-year bid to discredit the Trump-Russia investigation.
Alabama Senate Race: Sessions Faces Voters After Years of Trump Scorn
by Elaina Plott on July 12, 2020 at 6:43 pm
Tuesday’s runoff election for Senate may finally settle Jeff Sessions’ yearslong standoff with President Trump, as Republicans referee between a native son and a president they admire.
Who Was That Masked Man?
by Vanessa Friedman on July 12, 2020 at 6:28 pm
President Trump finally wore a face mask to visit Walter Reed. It was weirdly anticlimactic.
Ja’Ron Smith’s Balancing Act: A Black Republican Navigates the Trump White House
by Katie Rogers on July 12, 2020 at 6:18 pm
As a congressional staff member, Mr. Smith once wore a hoodie in a demonstration on Capitol Hill protesting the death of Trayvon Martin. Now President Trump calls him “my star.”
USA Today walks back claim that Trump campaign used 'Nazi' eagle symbol on t-shirt
on July 12, 2020 at 4:41 pm
... tweeting: "The claim: USA Today is contributing to yet another insane moral panic with a fake 'fact check' in order to score points against Trump.
July 12 — Adm. Brett Grioir, Gov. Larry Hogan, Miami-Dade School Superintendent Carvahlo
by Chuck Todd, NBC News on July 12, 2020 at 3:46 pm
Adm. Brett Giroir says we are not losing the “COVID war” and stresses the importance of wearing a mask. Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools, discusses his […]
Trump defended his golfing trips as needed 'exercise' before claiming he spends less time on the ...
on July 12, 2020 at 2:48 pm
While Trump claimed that he has golfed fewer times than his predecessor, that's not accurate, according to a CNN fact check from May. Trump has ...
OPINION | Can Biden avoid the debates?
on July 12, 2020 at 2:03 pm
Trump must release his tax returns and agree to a non-partisan panel of ... First, if any news channel wishes to fact-check the debates, they can ...
Wuhan, From the Cultural Revolution to COVID-19
by Andrew Scobell on July 12, 2020 at 2:01 pm
Editor’s Note: Wuhan is now known as ground zero for the coronavirus, but 50 years ago it was also at the center of China’s disastrous Cultural Revolution. Rand Corp.’s Andrew […]
Betsy DeVos cut off by CNN's Bash with fact-check that children will not be safe back in school ...
on July 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm
During a contentious “State of the Union” interview with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, CNN's Dana Bash had to pull the Trump administration ...
MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell fails miserably trying to fact-check Trump over Fauci's mask reversal
on July 12, 2020 at 12:56 pm
MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell mistakenly claimed that President Donald Trump was wrong in his assertion Thursday that the country's lead ...
Trump says Twitter misunderstood his tweet about looters and shooting
on July 12, 2020 at 12:21 pm
Trump's brawl with Twitter started this week when the corporate added fact-check warnings to a pair of the president's tweets that mentioned mail-in ...
The Truth About What Happens Next for Colleges
by Adam Harris on July 12, 2020 at 11:00 am
Howard University and the UC system are returning to “hybrid” teaching, bringing some students back to campus. Their leaders explain their plans.
Trump vs. the Women Who Lead Michigan: A Battle With 2020 Implications
by Kathleen Gray on July 12, 2020 at 9:00 am
The president has picked fights with Michigan’s governor, attorney general and secretary of state over voting rights and the coronavirus. They haven’t backed down.
Jeff Sessions swings back at Trump for 'juvenile insults'
on July 12, 2020 at 8:47 am
Betsy DeVos cut off by CNN's Bash with fact-check that children will not be safe back in school during the pandemic. Published. 1 hour ago. on. July 12, ...
As virus rages in US, Trump finally wears a mask
on July 12, 2020 at 8:32 am
As virus rages in US, Trump finally wears a mask ... Trump had on a dark mask with the presidential seal as he walked through the corridors of Walter ... the health risks to children that led the […]
Trump’s Clemency Came After Displays of Loyalty by Stone
by Sharon LaFraniere and Mark Mazzetti on July 11, 2020 at 11:58 pm
The extraordinary decision to commute the prison sentence of an embattled adviser demonstrates how the president has managed to bend America’s legal machinery to his advantage.
In Commuting Roger Stone's Sentence, Trump Goes Where Nixon Would Not
by Peter Baker on July 11, 2020 at 11:50 pm
Senator Mitt Romney called the commutation an act of “unprecedented, historic corruption.” Attorney General William P. Barr privately argued against clemency for the president’s […]
Robert Mueller Defends Roger Stone Prosecution
by Peter Baker on July 11, 2020 at 11:47 pm
Breaking his silence, the former special counsel rebutted President Trump’s attacks on the Russia investigation and said Mr. Stone had been prosecuted “because he committed federal […]
Unhinged NY Times: Trump's Facebook Posts 'Hateful and Violent Speech,' Harmed 'Civil Rights'
on July 11, 2020 at 10:07 pm
Trump and had permitted untruthful political ads to be circulated. Mediavine. The Times failed to mention that television networks don't fact check ...
Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic
on July 11, 2020 at 9:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen ...
Trump Claims Credit for 2018 Cyberattack on Russia
by David E. Sanger on July 11, 2020 at 9:43 pm
The move was intended to deter Russians from interfering in the midterm elections, and serve as a test of America’s capability to protect the 2020 elections.
Fact check: Trump campaign T-shirt design similar to Nazi eagle
on July 11, 2020 at 9:11 pm
President Donald Trump's campaign website recently unveiled a T-shirt that has come under fire because of design similarities between its logo and a ...
Democrats Want Joe Biden to Go Big to Beat Trump
by Jonathan Martin on July 11, 2020 at 8:07 pm
This election, some Democrats argue, offers the party the provocative possibility of a new path to the presidency, even as others warn against overconfidence.
With demand for new coronavirus relief bill, Meadows assumes unfamiliar role: Dealmaker
by Paul Kane on July 11, 2020 at 6:03 pm
The White House chief of staff, who was more insurgent than broker in some seven years in the House, is expected to be a major figure in upcoming talks with Congress on the next package.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump keeps repeating false pandemic information
on July 11, 2020 at 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON | If saying things 100 times could make them true, President Donald Trump's account of how the U.S. is doing with the coronavirus ...
A #MeToo Moment Emerges for Military Women After Soldier’s Killing
by Jennifer Steinhauer on July 11, 2020 at 5:47 pm
Women in the military say the horrific killing of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen has swept the nation, galvanizing even civilians to the cause.
Trump Commutes Sentence of Roger Stone on 7 Felony Crimes
by Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman and Sharon LaFraniere on July 11, 2020 at 4:00 pm
The president’s friend had been convicted of impeding a congressional inquiry that threatened Mr. Trump.
The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post
by Matt Gluck, Tia Sewell on July 11, 2020 at 3:34 pm
Following the Supreme Court’s rulings in Trump v. Vance and Trump v. Mazars concerning subpoenas for President Trump’s financial records, Scott Anderson, Charlotte Butash, Susan […]
The Roger Stone Commutation Is Even More Corrupt Than It Seems
by Quinta Jurecic, Benjamin Wittes on July 11, 2020 at 3:22 pm
President Trump’s commutation of the prison sentence of his longtime confidante Roger Stone is wholly unsurprising. Indeed, given Trump’s repeated teasing of the matter over the life of […]
Business Leaders Urge Trump to Leave DACA Alone After Court Ruling
by Maggie Haberman on July 11, 2020 at 2:13 pm
Executives with companies including Target, Apple, Google and Facebook warned the president that any actions related to DACA would disrupt the economy and affect the battle against the coronavirus.
AP FACT CHECK: If he's said it once, he's said it 100 times
on July 11, 2020 at 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON -- If saying things 100 times could make them true, President Donald Trump's account of how the U.S. is doing with the coronavirus ...
Trump’s Aberrant Pardons and Commutations
by Jack Goldsmith, Matt Gluck on July 11, 2020 at 12:32 pm
Donald Trump’s commutation yesterday of Roger Stone’s sentence was his most controversial exercise of the pardon power to date. The Stone commutation fit a pattern: Almost all of the […]
The Deep South’s Only Democratic Senator Still Has Hope
by Edward-Isaac Dovere on July 11, 2020 at 11:00 am
The Alabama Democrat Doug Jones discusses the coronavirus outbreak in the South, new efforts to grapple with the region’s Confederate legacy, and his hopes that this time of crisis leads to […]
Fact-Checking Biden on the Coronavirus and His Own Record
by Linda Qiu on July 11, 2020 at 9:00 am
The presumptive Democratic nominee has assailed President Trump’s pandemic response and sought to shore up his left flank.
After an Arrest at a Black Lives Matter Protest: Deportation Proceedings
by Jennifer Medina on July 11, 2020 at 9:00 am
A Phoenix activist was supporting one cause, and caught up in the unresolved fight of another.
Trump Adds Roger Stone to His List of Pardons and Commutations
by Katie Rogers, Derrick Bryson Taylor and Heather Murphy on July 11, 2020 at 4:33 am
The president’s decision to commute Mr. Stone’s sentence continues a pattern of his presidency: granting clemency to friends whose cases resonate with him personally.
By Praising Trump, Goya President Angers His Core Latino Market
by Amelia Nierenberg on July 11, 2020 at 2:10 am
Robert Unanue said the country was “blessed” to have the president’s leadership. Now, amid calls for a boycott, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the U.S. is facing dismay […]
Judge Orders Delay of First Federal Execution in 17 Years
by Hailey Fuchs on July 11, 2020 at 12:56 am
The Justice Department immediately appealed the injunction, issued after family members of the victims of the crime argued that the coronavirus made it unsafe for them to travel to witness the […]
Summary: The Supreme Court Rules in Trump v. Mazars
by Rachel Bercovitz, Todd Carney on July 11, 2020 at 12:21 am
Ruling in Trump v. Mazars on July 9, the Supreme Court held that courts must take into account separation of powers concerns in resolving disputes over congressional subpoenas seeking personal […]
Summary: The Supreme Court Rules in Trump v. Vance
by Julia Solomon-Strauss on July 11, 2020 at 12:21 am
On July 9, the Supreme Court decided Trump v. Vance, rejecting both the president’s position that he was absolutely immune from a subpoena from the New York County District Attorney’s […]
Trump’s Most Brazen Reprieve Yet
by Russell Berman on July 11, 2020 at 12:20 am
The president’s commutation of Roger Stone was inevitable from the start.
Facebook considering a ban on political ads: Report
on July 10, 2020 at 11:48 pm
Zuckerberg has consistently defended Facebook's reluctance to fact-check ... to the company's refusal to censor posts by President Donald Trump.
Fact check: Trump campaign, Pence take Biden's policing comments out of context
on July 10, 2020 at 10:52 pm
The Trump team is now attacking Biden over two comments he made in a video conversation with a progressive activist on Wednesday. In both cases, ...
Today's Headlines and Commentary
by Tia Sewell on July 10, 2020 at 7:57 pm
On Thursday, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley condemned Confederate leaders and expressed his support for a review of the "symbology" of the Civil War at military bases, reports Politico. "The […]
The Strategic Logic of Russia’s Bounty Policy
by J. Dana Stuster on July 10, 2020 at 6:16 pm
On June 26, the New York Times reported that Russian military intelligence (known as the GRU) had paid bounties to the Taliban in exchange for Taliban fighters targeting and killing U.S. and […]
Submarine Cables in the Law of Naval Warfare
by James Kraska on July 10, 2020 at 12:01 pm
No technology is as profoundly important to the global economy as the internet, which is dependent on the security of a vast network of some 750,000 miles of seabed cables that criss-cross the […]
The Lawfare Podcast: The Subpoena Cases Come Down
by Jen Patja Howell on July 10, 2020 at 9:01 am
Yesterday, the Supreme Court, on the final day of its term, handed down the two big subpoena cases: Trump v. Vance, in which the president tried to beat back a subpoena from a New York grand jury, […]
The Supreme Court Rules in the Trump Subpoena Cases
by Scott R. Anderson, Charlotte Butash, Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic, Margaret Taylor, Benjamin Wittes on July 9, 2020 at 11:08 pm
President Trump went to the Supreme Court asking the justices to protect him from subpoenas for his financial records—subpoenas from congressional committees and subpoenas from a New York state […]
Today’s Headlines and Commentary
by Matt Gluck on July 9, 2020 at 10:09 pm
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that New York prosecutors can access President Trump’s financial records, writes the New York Times. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote in the majority opinion, […]
Livestream: Panel Discussion of Trump Financial Documents Cases on 'In Lieu of Fun'
by Quinta Jurecic on July 9, 2020 at 8:47 pm
At 5pm Eastern time, Lawfare readers can tune in to a discussion of the Supreme Court's decisions today in Trump v. Mazars and Trump v. Vance, with Marty Lederman, Dahlia Lithwick, Leah Litman and […]
Judge Emmet Sullivan Petitions for a Rehearing En Banc in Flynn Case
by Matt Gluck on July 9, 2020 at 8:32 pm
On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to reevaluate whether he is compelled to dismiss the criminal case against former […]
Former Manhattan Federal Prosecutor Told Congress Attorney General Barr Pressured Him to Resign
by Elliot Setzer on July 9, 2020 at 6:14 pm
Geoffrey Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York who was fired last month, today told Congress that Barr pushed him to resign prior to his dismissal. In his opening […]
Supreme Court Rules in Trump Financial Records Cases
by Elliot Setzer on July 9, 2020 at 2:51 pm
The Supreme Court today ruled in two cases related to President Trump’s financial records. Both cases were 7-2, with Justices Thomas and Alito dissenting in each. The parties will not get […]
Trump’s America Is Slipping Away
by Ronald Brownstein on July 9, 2020 at 2:13 pm
He’s trying to assemble a winning coalition with a dwindling number of sympathetic white voters.
The Durham Investigation: What We Know and What It Means
by Jack Goldsmith, Nathaniel Sobel on July 9, 2020 at 1:58 pm
In May 2019, Attorney General William Barr tapped Connecticut’s U.S. Attorney John Durham to look into issues related to the origins of the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation. Durham is a […]
Will the Afghan Peace Process Be Pakistan’s Road to Redemption?
by Madiha Afzal on July 9, 2020 at 12:01 pm
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos. About a year after President Trump publicly excoriated Pakistan for “lies and deceit” and cut off security […]
The Lawfare Podcast: Brandi Collins-Dexter on COVID-19 Misinformation and Black Communities
by Jen Patja Howell on July 9, 2020 at 9:01 am
In this episode of our Arbiters of Truth series on disinformation, Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Brandi Collins-Dexter, the senior campaign director at the advocacy organization Color of […]
Campaign for Senate hopeful from N.H. uses photo trickery to hoodwink reporters
by Glenn Kessler on July 9, 2020 at 7:00 am
Don Bolduc fought in Afghanistan in 2001, but he was not part of the 12-man team of "horse soldiers" lionized in a Hollywood movie
The Cyberlaw Podcast: Hats off to the French! (And I Don’t Say that Often.)
by Stewart Baker on July 9, 2020 at 2:20 am
In the News Roundup, Dave Aitel (@daveaitel), Mark MacCarthy (@Mark_MacCarthy), and Nick Weaver (@ncweaver) and I discuss how French and Dutch investigators pulled off the coup of the year this […]
Rational Security: The "Blob Bloblob" Edition
by Jen Patja Howell on July 8, 2020 at 11:50 pm
The Trump administration issues new restrictions on immigration in response to the coronavirus pandemic. A major witness in the impeachment hearings retires amid concerns the White House might try to […]
Today’s Headlines and Commentary
by Matt Gluck on July 8, 2020 at 9:56 pm
Radio transmissions from the U.S. Park Police’s removal of demonstrators from Lafayette Square in Washington D.C. on June 1 were not recorded, reports the Washington Post. Congress, the […]
U.N. Special Rapporteur Release Report on Drone Strikes and Soleimani Killing
by Elliot Setzer on July 8, 2020 at 8:09 pm
The U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions on July 6 submitted a report claiming the January done strike in Iraq that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani […]
Blocking International Students Is an Attack on America’s Future
by Nicholas Weaver on July 8, 2020 at 5:41 pm
In 1981, Peter Tsai came to the U.S. from Taiwan on a student visa. After earning his doctorate, Tsai stayed in the U.S. and became a professor at the University of Tennessee, where he led the team […]
House Homeland Security Holds Hearing on Response to Worsening Coronavirus Pandemic
by Elliot Setzer on July 8, 2020 at 5:22 pm
On Wednesday, July 8, at 12:00 p.m., the House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing on the national response to the worsening coronavirus pandemic. The committee will hear testimony from […]
Mike Pence’s Plan to Save Trump—And Himself
by Peter Nicholas on July 8, 2020 at 2:04 pm
Their fates are wholly entwined: “You get the Trump stink on you, it’s hard to get it off.”
Trump’s claim that 99 percent of coronavirus cases are ‘totally harmless’
by Glenn Kessler on July 8, 2020 at 7:00 am
No matter how you slice the numbers, Trump's figure makes little sense.
July 5 — Susan Rice, Gov. Murphy, Gov. Hutchinson
by Chuck Todd, NBC News on July 6, 2020 at 12:40 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.) says a national mask mandate is “not even debatable.” Gov. Ava Hutchinson (R-Ark.) believes there should have been mask-wearing and social distancing at the […]
The Marijuana Superweapon Biden Refuses to Use
by Edward-Isaac Dovere on July 6, 2020 at 11:00 am
Legalizing marijuana is extremely popular. So why won’t Joe Biden embrace the idea?
The Unofficial Racism Consultants to the White Evangelical World
by Emma Green on July 5, 2020 at 11:00 am
Behind every white pastor’s statement about racial reconciliation is a Black colleague’s late-night tracked changes.
The Latest Catastrophe at the VA
by Jasper Craven on July 4, 2020 at 11:00 am
The VA’s federal watchdog has uncovered filthy conditions at facilities across the country. Yet some 40 percent of all VA hospitals recently suffered from severe shortages of housekeeping staff.
Why the Iowa Senate Race Is Suddenly Competitive
by Elaine Godfrey on July 3, 2020 at 9:00 am
Theresa Greenfield’s strategy to defeat Joni Ernst could show Democrats how to swing rural America away from the GOP.
The Veteran Who Could Be VP
by Edward-Isaac Dovere on July 2, 2020 at 2:03 pm
The Illinois senator and Purple Heart recipient is looking to leverage her military experience into a big promotion.
Trump campaign snips and cuts Democrats’ remarks in misleading ad on violence
by Elyse Samuels on July 1, 2020 at 7:00 am
President Trump tweeted an ad that is among the worst of this election cycle, earning Four Pinocchios.
The Voting Disaster Ahead
by Adam Harris on June 30, 2020 at 11:00 am
Intentional voter suppression and unintentional suppression of the vote will collide in November.
What the Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision Means
by Emma Green on June 29, 2020 at 4:33 pm
Trump promised to appoint justices who would “automatically” overturn Roe v. Wade. The chief justice just made sure that won’t happen before the 2020 election.
The 3 Weeks That Changed Everything
by James Fallows on June 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Imagine if the National Transportation Safety Board investigated America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump’s Blank Vision for a Second Term
by Peter Nicholas on June 29, 2020 at 9:00 am
Strip out the hyperbole and insults, and not much is left in the president’s campaign messaging for undecided voters.
Bottomless Pinocchio: Trump’s claim that he will ‘always’ protect those with preexisting conditions
by Salvador Rizzo on June 29, 2020 at 7:00 am
President Trump has repeated this falsehood nearly 100 times. Every action he has taken on this issue undermines those protections.
June 28 — John Bolton, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sec. Alex Azar
by Chuck Todd, NBC News on June 28, 2020 at 4:15 pm
Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar talks about the rise in coronavirus cases across the country. Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) discusses the ongoing impact of coronavirus on nursing homes […]
What Americans Don’t Know About Joe Biden
by Edward-Isaac Dovere on June 27, 2020 at 3:20 pm
“People know me,” the Democratic candidate for president likes to say. There’s a catch.
New York Does Not Welcome You
by Russell Berman on June 26, 2020 at 11:00 am
Once the epicenter of the global pandemic, the Empire State is trying to discourage visitors from new coronavirus hot spots.
Kamala Harris’s Very Open Secret
by Edward-Isaac Dovere on June 26, 2020 at 9:00 am
The senator from California seems like the obvious choice to be Joe Biden’s running mate. So why is she keeping mum about her thinking?
Michael Flynn, Barack Obama and Trump’s claims of ‘treason’
by Glenn Kessler on June 26, 2020 at 7:00 am
Here's a guide to unsubstantiated claims by Trump allies that a Jan. 5, 2017 Oval Office meeting led to the prosecution of former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
The Big Story: History Will Judge Trump’s Enablers Harshly
on June 25, 2020 at 5:45 pm
Jeffrey Goldberg and Anne Applebaum discuss the political leaders who betrayed their ideals to support the president, live at 2 p.m. ET today.
The Sun Belt Spikes Could Be a Disaster for Trump
by Ronald Brownstein on June 25, 2020 at 3:31 pm
Democrats were already gaining ground in the region before the pandemic hit.
The Temptation of Kayleigh McEnany
by Emma Green on June 25, 2020 at 9:00 am
How an ardent defender of faith—and Donald Trump—came to think of the press as her enemy
She Wanted to Be a Republican President. She’s Voting for Biden.
by Edward-Isaac Dovere on June 25, 2020 at 9:00 am
The former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina tells The Ticket that she plans to vote for Joe Biden.
Trump keeps saying Obama left him ‘no ventilators.’ The number is 16,660.
by Glenn Kessler on June 25, 2020 at 7:00 am
Over and over, Trump knocks the Obama administration for leaving an 'empty' cupboard of ventilators. That's false.
The Protests Are Already Changing Elections
by Elaine Godfrey on June 24, 2020 at 8:52 pm
The past few weeks of activism have directly fueled the wins of a handful of black progressive candidates.
Democrats Don’t Know How to Handle Bill Barr
by Russell Berman on June 24, 2020 at 8:29 pm
Dems have a long list of grievances against Attorney General Barr, but the president’s ally at the Justice Department is proving an elusive target.
Fact-checking the GOP’s ‘satirical’ vote-by-mail video
by Salvador Rizzo on June 24, 2020 at 7:00 am
Echoing Trump, the RNC tweeted a video filled with false and misleading vote-by-mail claims.
Wondery presents The Next Big Idea
by Chuck Todd, NBC News on June 23, 2020 at 7:30 am
Hosted by Rufus Griscom, and featuring thought-leaders Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel Pink, The Next Big Idea brings you the most groundbreaking ideas that have […]
The First U.S. General to Call Trump a Bigot
by David Freed on June 22, 2020 at 6:01 pm
Ricardo Sanchez, the retired former commander of U.S. ground forces in Iraq, becomes the first high-ranking military officer to call out the president for racism.
Who caused the violence at protests? It wasn’t antifa.
by Meg Kelly, Elyse Samuels on June 22, 2020 at 7:00 am
The president and administration officials have consistently labeled antifa as perpetrators of violence at the protests since George Floyd's killing, but little evidence supports this claim.
June 21 — Acting DHS Sec. Wolf, Dr. Osterholm and Rep. Schiff
by Chuck Todd, NBC News on June 21, 2020 at 3:36 pm
Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf says the administration is doing a "great job" on reopening the economy, despite spikes in COVID infections. Dr. Michael Osterholm, Director of the Center for […]
Where Was the ‘Silent Majority’?
by Russell Berman on June 21, 2020 at 3:40 am
The president planned an arena rally in Tulsa to show that life was “back to normal.” Oklahomans failed to fill the venue.
Video evidence of anti-black discrimination in China over coronavirus fears
by Sarah Cahlan, Joyce Lee on June 18, 2020 at 7:00 am
The Fact Checker video team investigates allegations of discrimination in Guangzhou and finds black residents faced evictions, discrimination, and the restriction of their movements on the basis of […]