Trump Announces He’ll Skip Second Debate After Commission Decides To Make It Virtual

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President Donald Trump said Thursday morning that he will skip the second 2020 presidential debate with former Vice President Joe Biden. The president’s comments came at the top of an interview with Fox Business’ Maria Bartiromo — his first since contracting coronavirus in early October — and followed on the heels of the Commission on Presidential Debates’ decision to host...

Trump Authorized ‘Total’ Declassification Of Documents Related To ‘Russia Hoax’

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President Donald Trump said Tuesday he has authorized the declassification of all intelligence documents related to what he called the “Russia hoax,” though he did not say what information he has approved for disclosure. “I have fully authorized the total Declassification of any & all documents pertaining to the single greatest political CRIME in American History, the Russia Hoax. Likewise,...

Biden Says He’ll Agree To Debate Trump If Experts Tell Him It’s Safe

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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Monday that he would be alright with debating President Donald Trump if experts say it’s safe, CNN reported. Biden stopped to speak with reporters Monday when getting on a plane from Delaware to Florida, CNN reported. The former vice president said that he was “reluctant to comment” on anything pertaining to Trump’s health. When...

President Trump, Melania Test Positive For COVID-19

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President Donald Trump and his wife Melania tested positive for coronavirus early Friday morning, hours after news broke that they had been in contact with senior staffer Hope Hicks, who is also positive. Trump announced that he and his wife are already starting the “quarantine process” on Twitter. CDC Guidelines recommend a 15-day quarantine before a person can interact with others following...

Ohio Democratic Legislator Endorses Trump, Thanks Him For ‘Ensuring The Success Of The Black Community’

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Democratic Ohio state Rep. Bernadine Kennedy Kent endorsed President Donald Trump on Tuesday for president and then greeted him aboard Air Force One before the first presidential debate. Kennedy Kent praised Trump for low black unemployment rates and for his support of historically black colleges, in a statement earlier in the day. Then Kennedy Kent and her husband went on...

Federal Judge In Ohio Rules Changing Signature-Matching Process This Late In The Election Would Be ‘Damaging’

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Judge Michael Watson of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Ohio ruled against changing Ohio’s signature-matching process to verify absentee ballots on Sunday. The League of Women Voters of Ohio, the A. Philip Randolph Institute and two Ohio voters whose primary ballots were rejected due to mismatched signatures challenged Ohio’s law that requires election officials to match the voter’s...

The Perception Of An Apocalyptic Election Could Lead Us To The Brink Of Civil War

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2020 is a pivotal election year — perhaps the most important of our lifetime. I know, I know, we hear this every presidential election year. But that’s precisely the problem: the perception that each election is the most important in our nation’s history, coupled with the erosion of the sanctity of our elections, has created a feedback loop of partisan...

‘Organized Election Fraud’: 4 People, Including TX County Commissioner, Charged In Mail Ballot Fraud Scheme

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Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced charges Thursday against four people, including a county commissioner, for allegedly carrying out a mail ballot fraud scheme in the 2018 Democratic primary. Gregg County Commissioner Shannon Brown and three others “targeted young, able-bodied voters to cast ballots by mail by fraudulently claiming the voters were ‘disabled,’ in most cases without the voters’...

Why LA’s Surfboard Shapers Are Contemplating a Tariff

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If you drive the I-5 south from Downtown Los Angeles you'll see what's left of the city's industrial past. Railroad tracks and freight cars. Warehouses and shipping containers. The odd machine tools factory or two. As you pass East LA, you'll gaze up at digital billboards inviting you, even during Covid, into a sprawling outlet mall called The Citadel. What...

Coronavirus Is for the Dogs

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Who doesn't love a feel-good story about dogs? How about an entire section of your newspaper devoted entirely to man's best friend? You're in luck, because TheWashington Post's September 8 print edition featured a special insert entitled: "Dog Days: How Canines Became Indispensable During the Pandemic." One might think family, neighbors, or perhaps religious faith might have proved the...