MSNBC star Chris Matthews mistakes black Senate challenger for South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott in uncomfortable interview – The Sun

MSNBC host Chris Matthews awkwardly confused the Democratic opponent of Sen. Lindsey Graham with Sen. Tim Scott live on air Friday night during a cringeworthy segment. Matthews was interviewing Jaime Harrison, a Democrat who's running for Graham's seat in Congress, when a clip of Graham and Scott, both South Carolina Republicans, appeared on air. 2 Chris Matthews confused Jaime Harrison, right,...

Coronavirus Proves Trump ‘Incompetent’ on Economy

CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Billionaire left-wing donor Tom Steyer told reporters in the spin room after the Democrat debate Tuesday evening that the coronavirus proved President Donald Trump was “incompetent.” “He’s incompetent … He’s unprepared in terms of the coronavirus to deal with the real world when things go wrong,” Steyer said. “He’s incompetent and bad for the...

Iowa Democratic Party chairman resigns in wake of caucus chaos

Troy Price submitted his resignation letter on Wednesday.February 12, 2020, 11:18 PM3 min read Troy Price, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, submitted his resignation letter on Wednesday, following the blacklash that ensued after the results of the caucus were delayed last week due to "coding issues" of the state's new reporting app. Following the confusion of the caucuses, Price said he is...

Streatham Knifeman Named, Was Terrorist Freed from Prison Early

Reports indicate the suspected Islamist terrorist who stabbed people in Streatham, London, had been convicted of terrorism offences previously but was freed from prison early. Sudesh Amman, 20, who wounded two people — one of whom is in life-threatening condition — “had been released from prison at the end of January, after serving half of his three year sentence” according to a BBC...

Michelle Obama Launches College Success Video Series for Millennials

Former first lady Michelle Obama announced a new higher education initiative on Instagram Tuesday that seeks to help young people achieve success in college. Obama said in a video message her new series, which she is working on in partnership with Reach Higher – an effort she founded during the Obama presidency – is focused on helping students get into and make it through college. Through...

In 2020, we need to think of a #UN for the 21st Century

In recent years, it has become commonplace to criticise the United Nations for failing to do enough to safeguard human rights or secure global peace – writes Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan The UN has not been effective in resolving major intractable issues whether Israel-Palestine, or more recent conflicts, like Syria, or the treatment of the Rohingya and Uighur peoples. The failure of the most...

If Boris Doesn’t Tackle the Reds Running Education, Conservatism Is Toast

My biggest disappointment with the British general election result is that it has denied us the exquisite pleasure of watching young Corbyn voters being reduced to eating their household pets. Had Jeremy Corbyn’s Marxists won — as so many 18-24-year-old voters hoped — it would, of course, have been a disaster for Britain. But at least it would have proved a salutary lesson to all those...

Trump accuses Democrats of ‘trivializing impeachment’ after vote on articles

Trump spoke just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee voted. December 13, 2019, 8:30 PM8 min read Just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee Friday approved two articles of impeachment against him, President Donald Trump accused them of "trivializing" the constitutional process for political gain. Before a meeting with Paraguay's president at the White House, Trump told...

Boris Johnson delivers majority as he wins election for Tories

BORIS Johnson delivered a majority as he won the election for the Tories. The PM led his party to a 326-seat win while Jeremy Corbyn suffered a disastrous night for Labour. Mr Corbyn announced he would quit as leader while Jo Swinson failed to win her own seat. Follow our General Election 2019 live blog below for the latest exit poll, results, news and updates......

Democrat: Picture Zelensky’s 15-Year-Old Daughter Duct-Taped in Trump’s Basement

Rep. Hank Johnson (R-GA) conjured a bizarre image during Thursday’s debate in the House Judiciary Committee hearing on articles of impeachment: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s daughter duct-taped in President Donald Trump’s basement. Johnson, together with Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and other Democrats on the committee, tried to push back against Zelensky’s public claims that he...