Category Archives: 2019 Political News

Congressman Justin Amash, Lifelong Republican Leaves GOP Citing Trump Being A “Cult Leader”

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) on Thursday announced he’s leaving the Republican Party and becoming an independent, months after igniting a political firestorm when he became the first sitting GOP congressman to call for an impeachment inquiry

DEM 2020 Candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s Campaign Raised Outstanding $24.8 Million in Q2

 2020 Democratic contender Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s campaign said Monday that it raised $24.8 million during the second quarter of 2019 — with more than 400,000 total donors.   The total, which was the

Kamala Harris Campaign Nets $2M After Democratic Debate

Kamala Harris reports that she raised $2 million in the 24 hours after her breakout performance during the Democratic debates.  Figures provided by the California senator’s campaign indicate that over half of

Thursday’s Democratic Debate Highest-Rated In Nielsen Ratings History

The second presidential debate of the 2020 cycle was the highest-rated Democratic debate in Nielsen ratings history, NBC said Friday. Thursday night’s contest, which featured four of the top five polling candidates, including

White Supremacist Who Murdered Heather Heyer In Charlottesville, Va. MAGA Rally Sentenced To Life In Prison

The white supremacist who was convicted for ramming a crowd of counterprotesters with his car in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017 has been sentenced to life in prison. James Fields Jr., who President

TV Ratings: First Democratic Debate On Wednesday Draws 15M Viewers, Short of 2016 Openers

The first presidential primary debate of the 2020 campaign drew a big audience — but not 2016 big. The debate featuring the first 10 Democratic hopefuls on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo averaged a

Robert Mueller to Testify Before House Committees After Subpoena

Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday. Mueller’s unusual

Family Values California Republican Congressman Used Campaign Money To Seek Extra-Marital Affairs

Federal prosecutors have accused Rep. Duncan Hunter of improperly using campaign funds to pursue numerous romantic affairs with congressional aides and lobbyists, according to a new court filing late Monday night. The Justice

Kellyanne’s Husband George Conway Believes E. Jean Carol Who Said Donald Trump Raped Her

George Conway said it would be “hypocritical” of Republicans who promoted Juanita Broaddrick’s charges of sexual assault against former President Clinton to not condemn President Trump in response to a new allegation of rape brought

George Conway Blasts Trump Over Iran Debacle, ‘To Say This Is Amateur Hour Would Defame Amateurs’

Trump is a racist and a bully, but Iran is not afraid of him and his bluff earlier in the week failed miserably.  George Conway on Friday blasted President Trump’s handling of