Trump’s focus turns to Kamala Harris in last weeks of US campaign

Black policy leaders will play a pivotal role in President-elect Joe Biden’s transition, marking one of the most diverse agency review teams in history. Of the 500-plus team members announced this week, more than half are women, and Black men and women are leading more than one-quarter of the teams.Continue Reading

Donald Trump welcomes pro-Brexit leader Nigel Farage at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., in August 2016. Farage is one of Trump's strongest U.K. supporters.

Donald Trump welcomes pro-Brexit leader Nigel Farage at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., in August 2016. Farage is one of Trump’s strongest U.K. supporters. He was their anti-science standard-bearer. He made it seem like blaming immigrants and minorities had no consequences. He emboldened falsehoods of a grand conspiracy targeting nationalists and championed the useContinue Reading

Biden Proposes Instant Fact-Checking ‘Crawler’ For Debate With Trump

TOPLINE Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he has begun preparing for the upcoming debates between him and President Donald Trump, specifically by brushing up on Trump’s “multiple lies,” and proposed a “crawler” on TV screens to fact check. WILMINGTON, DELAWARE – SEPTEMBER 02: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks on the ……Continue Reading

By DAVID BAUDER Associated Press | Jul 25, 2020 at 7:59 PM In this June 26, 2020, file photo Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, center, speaks during a news conference with members of the coronavirus task force at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington.…Continue Reading

Trump cancels Yankee opening pitch he was never even invited to. Officials tell The New York Times he was jealous of attention given to Dr. Fauci.

President Donald Trump reacts as Dr. Anthony Fauci steps away from the podium after speaking and answering questions at the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House on U.S., April 22. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump was never actually invited to pitch for the Yankees on August 15, The NewContinue Reading

Washington The White House has dropped a bid to cut Social Security payroll taxes as Republicans unveil a $1 trillion COVID-19 rescue package on Thursday, ceding to opposition to the idea among top Senate allies.“It won’t be in the base bill,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, speaking on CNBC about the payroll tax cut, killing…Continue Reading

Go deeperAxiosUpdated 3 hours ago – HealthU.S. coronavirus updatesData: The COVID Tracking Project; Map: Andrew Witherspoon/AxiosA chaotic Senate Republican lunch on Tuesday revealed that the White House and GOP senators remain far apart on key priorities in the next economic package, and that it’s unlikely a bill will be passed by the end of next…Continue Reading