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Acting Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf defies subpoena and skips House hearing

Acting Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf defies subpoena and skips House hearing

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf was a no-show Thursday morning at a House hearing on threats to the US homeland after a feud between the department and the committee over scheduling. Instead, Wolf is participating in a meeting with Senate Homeland Security Committee staff regarding his nomination to be secretary of the Department of…MORE

James Comey to testify before Senate committee, Graham says

James Comey to testify before Senate committee, Graham says

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 30, according to Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham. Graham told Fox News’ Sean Hannity that Comey had agreed to appear before the panel at the end of the month voluntarily as part of his committee’s probe of the FBI’s 2016…MORE

Clyburn says Barr’s remark comparing lockdowns to slavery is ‘the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard’

Clyburn says Barr’s remark comparing lockdowns to slavery is ‘the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard’

House Majority Whip James Clyburn on Thursday slammed Attorney General William Barr for comparing coronavirus lockdowns in the US to slavery, saying the comments are “the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard.” “You know, I think that that statement by Mr. Barr was the most ridiculous, tone-deaf, God-awful thing I’ve ever heard,” Clyburn,…MORE

Coronavirus surges back into the campaign with Woodward revelations

Coronavirus surges back into the campaign with Woodward revelations

The coronavirus has reemerged as the topic people are hearing most about President Donald Trump after the release of tapes in which Trump admitted downplaying the threat of the virus. Coronavirus was the top word mentioned this week for Trump, up from the fifth spot last week and fourth the week before. More than one…MORE

Fact check: Biden ad misleadingly suggests Trump called Covid-19 a ‘hoax’

Fact check: Biden ad misleadingly suggests Trump called Covid-19 a ‘hoax’

During his campaign’s highest week of ad spending, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden tweeted out an ad Tuesday attacking President Donald Trump for comments he has made over the pandemic. Specifically, the ad suggests that Trump has called the virus a hoax. The 25-second ad begins with a clip of Trump at a campaign rally…MORE

CNN to host first drive-in town hall due to coronavirus pandemic

CNN to host first drive-in town hall due to coronavirus pandemic

CNN will host the first political drive-in town hall of the 2020 presidential election Thursday night — the latest adaptation to campaigning during the coronavirus pandemic. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will face questions from Pennsylvania voters in an unconventional setup in the parking lot of PNC Field in Moosic. The town hall will take…MORE

After football comparisons, University of Georgia will allow on-campus voting

After football comparisons, University of Georgia will allow on-campus voting

After an onslaught of criticism from student groups and local politicians for canceling in-person voting but allowing football this fall, the University of Georgia changed direction Thursday, announcing it would offer election officials the use of their basketball arena for students to vote. Initially, the university was unable to find a suitable location to host…MORE

Pennsylvania Supreme Court election rulings are big wins for Biden

Pennsylvania Supreme Court election rulings are big wins for Biden

In a sweeping victory for Democrats, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued three significant rulings Thursday that extended the deadline for absentee ballots, allowed more ballot drop boxes and removed the Green Party candidate from the presidential ballot. The rulings come following court challenges from the state Democratic Party, which has been aiming to ease Pennsylvania’s…MORE

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