Congress

Trump coronavirus diagnosis leaves lawmakers exposed

Moreover, Barrett has met with roughly two dozen senators since being introduced by Trump last weekend. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and counsel Pat Cipollone have attended these meetings; neither they nor Barrett have tested positive at this time. On Hugh Hewitt’s radio show, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Friday […]

Defense

Trump vows to overturn ‘ridiculous’ gender-neutral Navy SEAL ethos

I will be overturning this ridiculous order immediately! https://t.co/sFIX5Y667v — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 1, 2020 “I will be overturning this ridiculous order immediately!” Trump tweeted Thursday evening. A Navy spokesperson on Thursday night referred questions to the White House. Chief Pentagon spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman did not immediately return a request for comment. A […]

Congress

Top GOP super PAC jumps into red-hot South Carolina race

Michigan has always been part of the Senate map: It’s only one of two states Trump won in 2016 where Democratic senators are up for reelection. But the emergence of South Carolina as a true expensive battleground — and perhaps a money pit for both parties — along with Kansas shows how Democrats have expanded […]