The report also reveals the Trump Organization wrote off around $26 million in unexplained “consulting fees” between 2010 and 2018. Some of those tax deductions match consulting fees paid to Ivanka Trump in her financial disclosures.Read more
“Plaintiffs have also demonstrated that the combination of the reduction of late trips, extra trips and reduced sorting capacity puts the timely delivery of election mail at risk,” Judge Emmet Sullivan of the DC District Court wrote on Sunday, in a case brought by a coalition of state governments including New York.Read more
The ideological distance between Ginsburg and Barrett is the biggest gap since 1991, when Thurgood Marshall, the civil rights lawyer and historic first Black justice, was replaced by Clarence Thomas, a justice who has spent almost three decades at the far right end of the court.Read more
“I will cast my vote for Joe Biden on Nov. 3. It will be my first vote for a Democratic candidate for president of the United States,” Ridge wrote in the op-ed. “But it is not the first time I have said ‘no’ to Donald Trump. I urge my fellow Pennsylvanians to join me.”
Ridge also gave a scathing critique of Trump’s time in office, including his attempts to cast doubt on the election process. He also said the Trump “lacks the empathy, integrity, intellect and maturity to lead” and that he “sows division along political, racial and religious lines.”Read more
The Republican-led Lincoln Project on Friday urged Americans in its latest mocking ad to end the suffering of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.).
Graham appeared to be in a meltdown Thursday when he said in a Fox News interview that he was getting “killed” on fundraising in his tight race against Democratic rival Jaime Harrison because his detractors “hate my guts.”Read more
Top Republicans on Thursday vowed to ensure a peaceful transfer of power should President Donald Trump lose the November election, a day after Trump refused to commit to doing so.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who almost never publicly pushes back against Trump, said whoever wins the election will be inaugurated on Jan. 20.Read more
Roughly half, 49%, say Trump should wait so that whoever wins the election can nominate Ginsburg’s replacement. Another 36% say he should immediately nominate a replacement. They say, 44% to 37%, that presidents in the final year of their term should generally wait until after the election to handle any Supreme Court vacancies.Read more
But now it seems that it wasn’t just Barr who was responsible for putting the book on hold. Because other members of Trump’s team interfered with the routine security clearance review of the book, purposely holding the book up to diminish its impact.Read more
An active Donald Trump supporter and anti-masker, Tenpenny represented the 16th Nashville Metro Council from 2011 to 2015.Read more
“I feel like right now the president doesn’t have my back, he doesn’t take a stand on things that are really important and we have a time of crisis,” Cindy McCain told the Arizona Republic this week of her decision to back Biden.Read more