Snowflake versus Snowflake: democrat ice war brewing over Biden’s remarks about working with segregationist senators

Washington (AP and The Golden Hammer), June 20 – “Sleepy” Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed. His rivals for the democrat presidential nomination, including the two major black candidates in the contest, roundly criticized Biden’s […]

President Trump says he’d ‘want to hear’ foreign dirt on 2020 rivals

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that if a foreign power offered dirt on his 2020 opponent, he’d be open to accepting it and that he’d have no obligation to call in the FBI. Hopefully, President Trump would share the dirt with the American public, because the citizens have the right to know. […]

3 minutes: President Trump meeting with democrats goes bust in a flash

WASHINGTON (AP) — The curtains in the Cabinet Room were drawn. The democrats were waiting. And President Donald Trump came and went in three minutes, never stopping to sit down or shake hands. Trump’s angry walkout on Wednesday left behind a shattered bipartisan infrastructure effort and an escalation of tension between the president and the […]

Nadler says ‘constitutional crisis’ over report

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s a “constitutional crisis” over the Trump administration’s refusal to provide Congress with a fuller copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his Russia investigation. The New York Democrat told CNN on Wednesday the committee will move forward with a Wednesday morning vote to hold […]

Barr says ‘I think spying did occur’ against Trump campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he thinks “spying did occur” against Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, suggesting the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled in remarks that aligned him with the president at a time when Barr’s independence is under scrutiny. Barr, appearing before a Senate panel, did not […]

House Democrats launch aggressive new Trump witch hunt

WASHINGTON — Democrats launched a sweeping new probe, more resembling a witch hunt, of President Donald Trump on Monday, an aggressive investigation that threatens to shadow the president through the 2020 election season with potentially damaging inquiries into his White House, campaign and family businesses. Focused on politics rather than sound policy, House Judiciary Committee Chairman […]

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper joins presidential race

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said on Monday he’s running for president, casting himself as a can-do uniter who’s used to overcoming adversity and accomplishing liberal goals in a politically divided state. “I’m running for president because we need dreamers in Washington, but we also need to get things done,” Hickenlooper, 67, […]

Black Virginia voters feel betrayed, left in no-win scenario

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Eva Siakam’s choice to campaign for Ralph Northam in 2017 was a simple one: He was a Democrat and endorsed by Barack Obama, America’s first black president. But sitting in a stylist’s chair at Supreme Hair Styling Boutique in Richmond on Friday, she shook her head in disgust when asked about […]

2nd woman accuses Virginia official of sexual assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second woman accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault Friday, saying the Democrat raped her 19 years ago while they were both students at Duke University. Calls for his resignation grew steadily as the day wore on. A lawyer for Meredith Watson, 39, said in a statement that Fairfax […]

Democrats speechless as scandal engulfs Virginia’s leaders

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — With Virginia’s top three elected officials engulfed in scandal, fellow Democrats were rendered practically speechless, uncertain of how to thread their way through the racial and sexual allegations and their tangled political implications. Gov. Ralph Northam’s career was already hanging by a thread over a racist photo in his 1984 medical […]