Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) along with six other Republican Senators sent a letter Tuesday to the College Board (CB) questioning the organization’s relationship with the Chinese-backed Confucius Institutes. In the letter, the senators expressed “concern” about CB’s relationship with the Confucius Institute. The CB is a non-profit organization that…Read More
Ahead of Bill Clinton’s scheduled Democratic National Convention speech tonight, The Daily Mail published explosive, never-seen photos of the former president enjoying a neck massage from an alleged Jeffrey Epstein victim.
Some of the photos published by The Daily Mail show Chauntae Davies, who was 22 years old at the time, giving Clinton, then 56, a back massage. These photos were taken during an African humanitarian event in 2002. Clinton and Davies accompanied Epstein on the visit.Read More
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told Fox News that he had chosen a vice presidential candidate; however, Biden’s campaign denied he had selected a running mate.
While riding his bike Saturday morning, Fox News asked Biden if he decided on a vice presidential nominee. The former vice president jokingly said he had chosen a person and told Fox News reporter Peter Doocy that it was “you” he had decided upon.Read More
Governor Mike DeWine was headed to Cleveland to meet President Trump who is visiting the state today. During his ride to the Burke Lakefront Airport, he took a rapid response test which returned a positive result for the coronavirus.
DeWine is headed back to Columbus after his positive test. Currently, the 73-year-old has not experienced any symptoms, according to the Governor’s statement.Read More
Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden put his foot in his mouth again on Thursday when he said that “10 to 15 percent” of Americans are “just not very good people.”
The former vice president made these comments while holding a town hall on Thursday night with black supporters, according to Fox News.Read More
Federal officials gave Fisher Sand and Gravel a $1.28 billion deal to build 42 miles of the border wall along the southern border in Arizona, The Arizona Daily Star reported. This May 6 deal is the biggest contract ever given for border wall construction, according to CBS News. The…Read More
Gov. Tim Walz announced late Wednesday that he will extend Minnesota’s peacetime emergency order for thirty days.
“Our actions have saved lives, but the threat of COVID-19 remains,” Walz said. “The next stages of this pandemic are going to challenge us – an extension of Minnesota’s peacetime emergency will allow us to protect Minnesotans’ health and wellbeing and continue to respond effectively to this rapidly-evolving situation.”Read More
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a motion on Thursday to dismiss its case against Michael Flynn.
“The United States of America hereby moves to dismiss with prejudice the criminal information filed against Michael T. Flynn pursuant to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 48(a), the motion reads. “The Government has determined, pursuant to the Principles of Federal Prosecution and based on extensive review and careful consideration of the circumstances, that continued prosecution of this case would not serve the interests of justice.”Read More
The Texas Supreme Court has ordered the release of Shelly Luther, the Dallas salon owner who was sent to jail for violating the state’s coronavirus stay-at-home order.
State District Judge Eric Moyé on Tuesday sentenced the owner of the Salon A La Mode to seven days behind bars for “disobeying a judge’s temporary restraining order prohibiting her from operating her salon,” according to CBS-DFW.Read More
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from the hospital following a brief stay for a non-surgical gallbladder treatment, according to CNN. “She is doing well and glad to be home,” a short statement from the Supreme Court read. “The Justice will return to The Johns Hopkins Hospital in…Read More
California Highway Patrol (CHP) will not issue any more event permits on any state properties after people on Monday protested the state’s lockdown measures, according to The Sacramento Bee. “Permits are issued to provide safe environments for demonstrators to express their views,” the CHP said in a statement to…Read More
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Center released a survey Tuesday that said 80 percent of small business owners are still waiting to receive a loan from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
“Small businesses were prepared and ready to apply for these programs, the only financial support options for most, and it is very frustrating that the majority of these true small businesses haven’t received their loan yet,” Holly Wade, NFIB Director of Research & Policy Analysis, said. “Small businesses make up nearly half of the economy and it’s crucial that their doors stay open.”Read More
Reps. Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) and Ro Khanna (D-CA-17) introduced a bill Tuesday that would provide additional payments to Americans who are struggling during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
This week an estimated 80 million Americans started to receive $1,200 stimulus checks from the federal government to help amid these difficult times.Read More
Hawaii Governor David Ige announced Wednesday that state employees might have to take pay cuts.
“Let me be very frank with you, due to this crisis, the main sources of state revenue have been drastically reduced,” he said. “State government needs to look very different going forward.”
The Democratic governor said he has had ongoing discussions with union representatives and state legislators, but no decision has been made yet.Read More
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA-12) said Thursday the House of Representatives blocked the Senate’s $250 billion small business relief proposal based on the fact that no data existed to support this idea.Read More
Ventilators across the world are in scarce supply as the number of coronavirus patients continues to rise, but a Detroit doctor has provided health care workers with an ingenious solution.
To make sure his hospital is prepared, Dr. Alain Gauthier, an anesthetist at the Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital in Canada, rigged a single ventilator to treat up to as many as nine people at once.Read More
During the coronavirus pandemic, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Amy Acton have taken a number of actions, some controversial, designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Just in the last ten days, DeWine has closed bars and schools, postponed primaries and banned mass gatherings.…Read More
CNN has been critical of President Donald Trump for blaming the Chinese for the coronavirus; however, the network referenced the coronavirus as “The Chinese Coronavirus” on Twitter on January 21.Read More
President Donald Trump tested negative for the COVID-19 virus after taking the test Friday night.Read More
In a special addresss from the Oval Office Wednesday night, President Donald Trump announced America is suspending travel to European Union nations for 30 days in an attempt to contain the coronavirus.Read More
President Donald Trump visited Tennessee on Friday after the Volunteer State had a series of storms that produced tornadoes earlier this week that killed 25 people.
Air Force one landed to a contingent of officials and lawmakers. The president did not make a statement or take questions, instead opting to board Marine One for a 40-minute helicopter ride due east to Cookeville, which was one of the hardest-hit areas.Read More
Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas, whose career spanned more than six decades, died Wednesday at the age of 103.Read More
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer delivered the Democrats’ response to the president’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.Read More
Ohio’s Senator Sherrod Brown along with other top Democratic Senators held a press conference Friday about the upcoming impeachment witness vote.Read More
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander could play a key role in deciding if witnesses will be called during the Senate impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump.Read More
President Donald Trump added two big name attorneys to his legal counsel for next week’s Senate impeachment trial hearings.Read More
A Clinton-appointed federal judge issued a preliminary injunction on Wednesday halting President Donald Trump’s Executive Order 13888 which allowed state and local governments to decide if they want refugee resettlement within their communities.Read More
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo Friday that the Lone Star State would not be taking in any refugees.Read More
Presidential campaign adviser Lara Trump will make an appearance in Columbus Wednesday at a “Keep America Great Again” event. This visit comes a day before President Trump will be hosting his first campaign rally of 2020 in Toledo.Read More
Christmas season is in full swing as people try to buy and send presents to loved ones all over the country. Here are the deadlines for major shipping carriers.Read More
First Lady Melania Trump hit back at constitutional scholar Pamela Karlan after she referenced her son Barron Trump during the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearing.Read More
Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI-08) has not decided if President Donald Trump’s interactions with Ukraine rise to to the level of impeachable offenses.Read More
The year is 2004, both Ellen Davis and Scott Silverman, who work for Shop.org, are conducting research when they happened to stumble upon key information that would, in turn, create a new annual online shopping tradition. Research showed them that the Monday after Thanksgiving was one of the biggest…Read More
An American car designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and British driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) put personal issues aside and fight against corporate interest to build a fast car for the Ford Motor Company. To truly test the car’s speed, the two take on Enzo Ferrari’s cars at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.Read More
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is set to announce his decision to run for President of the United States this week, according to NPR.Read More
Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley shut down rumors that her book tour was an attempt to replace Mike Pence as President Donald Trump’s vice president on the 2020 ticket.Read More
Just two months in, former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford announced he suspended his 2020 presidential primary challenge to President Donald Trump. “I am suspending my race for the presidency because impeachment has made my goal of making the debt, deficit and spending issue a part of this presidential…Read More
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called black trans women, cis women, gender-nonconforming and non-binary people “the backbone of democracy after receiving an endorsement from BlackWomxn Thursday.Read More
It is never too early for a Christmas movie that pulls on your heartstrings and makes you fall in love all over again even before Thanksgiving has come.Read More
Daylight Saving Time end last night in the wee hours, meaning we “gain” an extra hour today instead of losing one! Of course, if you are reading this in most of Arizona or Hawaii this exciting news does not apply to you.Read More
This film follows the story of two lighthouse keepers (Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe) in the 1890s who try to not go crazy while living on a secluded and mysterious New England Island. However, these two lonely gentlemen start to lose their minds and become affected by their worst nightmares.Read More
The makeshift family of Little Rock, Wichita, Columbus and Tallahassee have moved to America’s heartland where they face off zombies who have evolved from the first movie ten years ago.Read More
This film follows Breaking Bad character Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) who has just escaped from captivity and must now come to terms with his past to have a successful future.Read More
A Joker, an astronaut, and group of climbers await you at the movie theaters this weekend. Joker: What some people consider the movie of the year, Joker hit the big screen Friday telling the origin story of Gotham City’s favorite villain. Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a failed comedian, is…Read More
Movies to watch this weekend include a movie about a world-famous actress, a kid’s movie where two friends embark on a harrowing journey and a Netflix series about a wannabe politician.Read More
Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar visited the crucial 2020 swing state Of Michigan Thursday as the United Auto Workers (UAW) continue their strike against General Motors (GM).Read More
An illegal immigrant MS-13 gang member was arrested in Nashville this week after allegedly kidnapping and beating a student from a local high school who did not want to become a gang member, according to Fox 17.Read More
Unbelievable: A teen (Kaitlyn Dever) reports that she was raped but later recants her rape confession. However, two female detectives investigate this case as with other similar cases to try to get to the bottom of the situation. This drama limited series based on true events became available Friday…Read More
In a theater near you, two sequels and an adventure you’ll want to tell you grandmother about opened Friday.Read More
In 2003, British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley) gets a memo from the NSA detailing how Great Britain is helping America gather compromising information of U.N. Security Council members so they will vote in favor of the Iraq War. Trying to avoid seeing a war happen, Gun defies her government and releases the memo to the press.Read More