Politic > Politics

Trump joins these other presidents who have skipped inaugurations

1 month ago   |   By

Trump's decision to skip Biden's inauguration is not without precedent, though one must go back to 1869 to find the most recent example.
Read more ...

 

Biden Plans Ten Days of Action on Four Crises, Top Aide Says

1 month ago   |   By

President-elect Joe Biden will take decisive action over ten days to address four intersecting crises, his incoming chief of staff said in a memo to staff on Saturday.
Read more ...

 

Curley: Democrat, media hypocrisy shines again as Trump leaves

1 month ago   |   By

With Joe Biden's inauguration less than five days away, some amazing coincidences have occurred.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has casually destroyed New York for 10 months, abruptly announced that it was time to reopen the economy.
At his State of the State, Cuomo said, “We simply cannot stay closed until the vaccine hits critical mass. The cost is too high. We will have nothing left to open. We must reopen the economy, but we must do it smartly and safely.”
When the cost of destroying New York's economy meant hurting Donald Trump, he was more than willing to pay the high price. Luckily, the...
Read more ...

 

Biden Seeks Quick Start With Executive Actions and Aggressive Legislation

1 month ago   |   By

In an effort to mark a clean break from the Trump era, the president-elect plans to roll out dozens of executive orders in his first 10 days on top of a big stimulus plan and an expansive immigration bill.
Read more ...

 

Airline Industry's Top Lobbying Group Will Retain Its Republican Chief

1 month ago   |   By

Nick Calio, the Republican president and CEO of the lobbying group for the U.S. airline industry, will remain on the job despite the transition to the Biden administration.
Read more ...

 

Trump administration carries out 13th and final execution

1 month ago   |   By

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden - an opponent of the federal death penalty.
Dustin Higgs, convicted of ordering the killings of three women in a Maryland wildlife refuge in 1996, was the third to receive a lethal injection this week at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.
President Trump's Justice Department resumed federal executions last year following a 17-year hiatus. No president in more than 120...
Read more ...

 

Walgreens and Pfizer become the latest corporations to suspend political donations to Republican lawmakers who objected to Biden's presidential win

Walgreens and Pfizer become the latest corporations to suspend political donations to Republican lawmakers who objected to Biden's presidential win

1 month ago   |   By

Summary List Placement After the violent pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill last week, some businesses began cutting ties with President Donald Trump , while some corporations decided to suspend political donations to one or both political parties.
Walgreens and Pfizer are two of the most recent companies to suspend PAC contributions to the 147 Republican lawmakers who opposed the certification of Democrat Joe Biden as the next president.
Walgreens confirmed to Insider on Saturday that it has suspended contributions to the GOP members of congress who voted to overturn the election...
Read more ...

 

Some in the GOP parrot far-right talk of a coming civil war

1 month ago   |   By

War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump's supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second civil war.
Read more ...

 

Universal Orlando, Loews take heat for U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley fundraiser at Portofino Bay

1 month ago   |   By

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando appears to be hosting a fundraiser next month for controversial U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, who spearheaded the objections to President-elect Biden's win in Congress on Jan. 6.
Read more ...

 

Biden to elevate role of science with cabinet picks

Biden to elevate role of science with cabinet picks

1 month ago   |   By

President-elect Joe Biden announced key members of his science team Friday, including pioneering geneticist Eric Lander as the director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, elevating
Read more ...

 

Biden official accuses Trump administration of 'sabotage,' following a string of controversial foreign policy decisions in the final days of the presidency

Biden official accuses Trump administration of 'sabotage,' following a string of controversial foreign policy decisions in the final days of the presidency

1 month ago   |   By

Summary List Placement A member of President-elect Joe Biden's transition team has said that recent foreign policy moves by President Donald Trump's administration "feel like sabotage."
In an exclusive interview with PBS NewsHour, the unnamed official accused Trump's administration - particularly Secretary of State Mike Pompeo - of making decisions that are not wanted by either party.
The Biden official said: "We will manage this but it does start, at some point, to feel like sabotage. Not only do they know we don't want to implement some of these approaches; they don't even want to...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Politics      Presidential inauguration      History      U.s. & world      President Donald Trump      Election      Travel      Coronavirus      Megacity      Donald John Trump      Ronald A Klain      Joseph Robinette Biden      Economy      Donald Trump      Democrats      Latest Headlines      News      Opinion      Opinion Columnists      Grace Curley      United States Politics and Government      Presidential Transition      Stimulus      Executive Orders and Memorandums      Inaugurations      Presidents and Presidency      Storming of the US Capitol      2021      Presidential Election of 2020      Illegal Immigration      Biden      Joseph R Jr      Harris      Kamala D      Trump      Donald J      U.S.      Republicans      Industry      Aerospace & Defense      Aerospace-defense      Business      Business      Tedreedblog      Running      Nation      Health      Congress      Technology      Your Local Election HQ  


The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing... Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

A wealthy Florida Keys community received vaccines before the rest of the...

A wealthy Florida Keys community received vaccines before the rest of the state. A month later, one resident sent $250,000 to the governor

Summary List Placement Nearly every eligible resident of a gated community in the Florida Keys was vaccinated by mid-January as the rest of the state struggled to get doses... Read more ...

House Approves Major Election And Campaign Finance Reform Bill

House Approves Major Election And Campaign Finance Reform Bill

The "For the People Act" would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics. (Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Biden administration curtails drone strikes amid major policy review

Biden administration curtails drone strikes amid major policy review

Summary List Placement There has been a steep drop in reported drone strikes since President Joe Biden took office, as Insider reported last month. Now The New York Times is... Read more ...

White House weighs minimum wage negotiations with Republicans

White House weighs minimum wage negotiations with Republicans

The White House is weighing whether to engage in talks with Republicans on a minimum wage hike once Congress passes its Covid relief bill, two sources with knowledge of their... Read more ...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife...

Watchdog says Elaine Chao, ex-transpo secretary and Mitch McConnell's wife, misused office including making staff edit her dad's Wikipedia page

Summary List Placement Elaine Chao, the former transportation secretary under Trump and wife of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, was cited by the Inspector General for... Read more ...

House Cancels Thursday Session Over Attack Fears

House Cancels Thursday Session Over Attack Fears

The House of Representatives has canceled its Thursday session over reports of a possible plot by an “identified militia group” to attempt a repeat of the Jan. 6 attack on the... Read more ...

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy

ALBANY, N.Y. - A high-ranking Democrat in the New York Legislature and a lawyer representing one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's accusers say the governor's office flouted its own rules... Read more ...

Alleged Proud Boy leader wins pretrial release

Alleged Proud Boy leader wins pretrial release

A federal judge in Washington has ordered the release of an alleged Proud Boys leader after declaring that the government had presented only “weak” evidence tying him to... Read more ...