Donald Trump Tweets That He ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ If Iran Wishes To Negotiate With The United States

As angry Iranians continue to protest in the streets of Tehran, Iran, President Donald Trump on Sunday indicated in a tweet that though Iran could be closer to the negotiating table, he “couldn’t care less” if they want to negotiate or not. According to The Hill, the tweet came on the heels of his national […]

Donald Trump Rips Senate For ‘Giving Credence’ To Impeachment Charges By Going Through With Trial

Though President Donald Trump has spent the past several weeks slamming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for not transmitting the articles of impeachment to the U.S. Senate for a proper trial, on Sunday he seemingly changed his tune on the matter, blasting the upper chamber for “giving credence” to the impeachment charges if they actually begin […]

Nancy Pelosi On Donald Trump: ‘This President Is Impeached For Life’

As President Donald Trump and his legal team await the official start of the Senate impeachment trial, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reminded her supporters and critics of the president that Trump is “impeached for life.” According to The Hill, Pelosi made the statement during an interview on Sunday on ABC’s This Week, pointing out that […]

White House Confirms Trump Administration Contacted North Korea To ‘Continue The Negotiations’

It was revealed on Sunday that President Donald Trump‘s administration is trying to restart a failed series of denuclearization talks with North Korea in an attempt to convince its leader, Kim Jong Un, to renew previous commitments to toning down their nuclear programs. According to The Hill, White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien confirmed […]

Justin Trudeau Hasn’t Fully Accepted That Iran Shot Down A Ukrainian Jet On Accident: ‘Need Better Answers’

Protests in Iran continue in the wake of the revelation that the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 was caused by an Iranian missile, killing all 176 passengers on board. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has seemingly expressed some level of doubt that the incident was an accident, as was claimed by the Iranian […]

Donald Trump Offers Support To Iranian Protesters By Posting Entire Tweet In Farsi

As protests in Iran continue to escalate in the wake of the country’s government admitting the accidental downing of a Ukrainian airliner on the night of the ballistic missile attack against Al Asad airbase, President Donald Trump offered a message of support to those angry over the situation with a tweet published entirely in Farsi. […]

Florida Man Sentenced To 90 Days For Battery After Spitting On Elderly Man Wearing A ‘MAGA’ Hat

A Florida man will spend the first part of 2020 in jail after a judge sentenced him to 90 days for spitting on a man wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat — a commonly worn item of apparel by supporters of President Donald Trump. According to Treasure Coast Newspapers, Judge David Morgan handed down […]

U.S. Troops Avoided Casualties In Al Asad Airbase Attack Thanks To Hours Of Advance Warning

Members of the U.S. armed forces who were stationed at Al Asad airbase on the night Iran attacked the base with a series of ballistic missiles were fortunate enough to escape harm’s way, as they reportedly had plenty of advance warning from the Iraqi government that the strike was imminent. According to The Hill, no […]

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Formally Closes State To New Refugees, Thanks To Recent Donald Trump Executive Order

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Friday that his state will no longer welcome refugees, at least in 2020, citing his legal authority to do so based on an executive order recently signed by President Donald Trump which allows governors to make such decisions. According to The Hill, Abbott argued that Texas has already accepted […]

Bernie Sanders Picks Up Important Early-Voting State Victory, Surges To First Place In Crucial Iowa Poll

As the remaining Democratic candidates in the 2020 presidential election prepare to make their final case for voters ahead of the Iowa caucuses on February 3, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders surged in a crucial poll in the state to take the lead over all of his opponents. According to The Hill, a Des Moines Register/CNN […]

Majority Of Americans Think The Ultra-Wealthy Should Pay More In Taxes, New Poll Says

Candidates in the 2020 presidential election have made it their mission to target the ultra-wealthy in America with proposed higher taxes. The idea may be resonating with voters, as a new poll on Friday revealed that a majority of Americans believe that the country’s richest citizens should be forking over more tax dollars. According to […]

Donald Trump Uses Rally To Attack Democrats Who Criticized Him For Strike That Killed Qassem Soleimani

On the heels of the U.S. drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, President Donald Trump took an extended amount of time during his Thursday night rally in Toledo, Ohio to slam Democrats who were critical of him authorizing the deadly drone hit on the Iranian military commander. According to The Hill, Trump took aim […]

One Day Before Deadline, Tom Steyer’s Poll Surge Qualifies Him For January Iowa Democratic Debate

As the fairly large field of Democrats prepare to make lasting impressions on voters across the country, and especially in Iowa by taking part in the January Democratic primary debate, billionaire Tom Steyer managed to come in clutch in recent polls. That showing qualified him for the debate stage, less than 24 hours before the […]

Donald Trump’s Impeachment Trial Will Start Next Week, Mitch McConnell Reportedly Said In Meeting

President Donald Trump and his legal team received some welcome news on Thursday after it was reported that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell revealed during a closed-door meeting that the official impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate will begin next week. According to The Hill, three senators who were in on the meeting were reportedly […]

Democratic Lawmaker Slams Trump Administration’s Iran Briefing: ‘Sophomoric And Utterly Unconvincing’

Nearly a week after President Donald Trump authorized a surprise U.S. drone strike on Gen. Qassem Soleimani — a top Iranian military commander — he and his administration continue to receive criticism for the strike, including on Wednesday when Rep. Gerry Connolly called his reasoning for the strike “utterly convincing.” According to The Hill, Connolly […]

Majority Of Americans Think Donald Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine Were Improper, New Poll Says

While President Donald Trump and his administration await an impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, Americans who were surveyed in the wake of the vote to impeach the president say that they disapproved of his initial dealings with Ukraine. According to The Hill, the Hill-HarrisX poll revealed that 58 percent of Americans believe Trump acted […]

Lindsey Graham Calls Iran Missile Strike On Al Asad Base An ‘Act Of War,’ Warns Tehran To Back Down

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham — a top GOP ally to President Donald Trump — reacted to a ballistic missile attack on two military bases in Iraq that house U.S. soldiers, warning the country to back down or face extreme consequences. According to The Hill, Graham called Iran’s attack an “act of war” during an […]

Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter Resigns Amid Campaign Finance Fraud Scandal

As the number of Republicans in the House of Representatives who have announced their resignations this year continues to increase, leaving the party more vulnerable to an upset in the 2020 election, California Rep. Duncan Hunter joined that list on Tuesday, not long after pleading guilty to a scandal. According to The Hill, Hunter submitted […]

Mike Pompeo Informs Mitch McConnell That He Won’t Seek Kansas GOP Senate Seat In 2020

As Republicans look to hold on to their majority control in the U.S. Senate, one surefire step in making that happen was the possibility of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo running for a Kansas seat in 2020. However, Pompeo informed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday that he’s no longer interested. According to The […]

Pentagon Deploys Special Operations Task Force To The Middle East, Including U.S. Army Rangers

Just days after President Donald Trump authorized a U.S. drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a top Iranian military commander, the Pentagon continues to deploy U.S. troops to the region to bolster security. On Sunday, the U.S. announced that a contingent of special operations troops will join the growing American military presence. According to […]

Trump Administration Tried To Kill Iraqi Parliamentary Vote To Expel U.S. Troops From Iraq, Report Says

A new report on Sunday suggested that the Trump administration attempted to derail an Iraqi parliamentary vote to remove United States military troops from the country in the wake of the fallout from the surprise U.S. drone strike in Iraq that resulted in the death of several Iranian military commanders, including Gen. Qassem Soleimani. According […]

Donald Trump Slammed On Twitter By House Foreign Affairs Committee: ‘You’re Not A Dictator’

As President Donald Trump continues to deal with the severe blowback from his decision to authorize a U.S. military drone strike that resulted in the death of Iranian military general Qassem Soleimani, the House Foreign Affairs Committee added to the criticism by reminding Trump via Twitter that he’s “not a dictator.” According to The Hill, […]

Killing Of Gen. Qassem Soleimani Could Be ‘Rallying Force’ For Anti-American Activity, Senator Warns

As the world remains on edge in the wake of the American drone strike that killed top Iranian military Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner expressed concern on Sunday that President Donald Trump‘s decision to strike could morph into an anti-American rallying cry in the Middle East. According to The Hill, Warner joined a […]

Navy SEAL Who Claims He Shot Osama Bin Laden Taunts Iran In Tweet, Dares Country To Attack A U.S. Destroyer

As President Donald Trump and his administration face a mix of backlash and praise for the surprise U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on Thursday night, former Navy SEAL Rob O’Neill taunted Iran in a tweet, daring them to attack a U.S. Navy warship as an act of retaliation. According to The […]

White House Formally Notifies Congress Of Baghdad Drone Strike, Nancy Pelosi Calls It ‘Highly Unusual’

President Donald Trump and the White House transmitted official notification of the U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani to Congress on Saturday, meeting the 48-hour, federally-required notification deadline after such a military strike is carried out. According to The Hill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested, in no uncertain terms, that […]

Iranian Military Commander Claims Country Is Ready To Strike 35 American Targets In Retaliation

As the world watches and waits for potential retaliatory action by Iran after their top military commander, General Qassem Soleimani, was killed by an American drone strike on Thursday evening, one Iranian military leader went on record, saying that 35 potential American targets are on their radar. According to The Washington Examiner, Gen. Gholamali Abuhamzeh, […]

NATO Suspends Training Of Iraqi Forces Amid Fears Of Regional Fallout From Gen. Qassem Soleimani’s Death

On the heels of the aftermath of the killing of Iran’s Major General Qassem Soleimani’s death by way of U.S. drone strike, NATO announced on Saturday that they would be temporarily halting a training program for Iraqi forces, citing growing safety concerns in the region. According to Reuters, acting NATO spokesman Dylan White said that […]

Leon Panetta Thinks America Is ‘Closer To War With Iran’ After U.S. Drone Strike Kills Top Iran Commander

Former director of the Central Intelligence Agency Leon Panetta expressed concern on Friday that America is closer to war with Iran than it has been in recent history. This comes in the aftermath of the surprise U.S. military drone strike that took the life of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, a strike authorized by President Donald […]

Bernie Sanders And Ro Khanna Introduce Bill That Will Block Funding For War With Iran Without Congress

As congressional Democrats continue to pile on the criticism over President Donald Trump‘s decision to authorize a drone strike that killed Iran’s top military commander, General Qassem Soleimani, several of them are taking action in an effort to prevent further military action without running it through Congress first. According to The Hill, Sen. Bernie Sanders […]

Sen. Tim Kaine Introduces War Powers Resolution That Would Block Donald Trump From Warring With Iran

In the wake of the U.S. drone strike that killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top military commander, Sen. Tim Kaine introduced a privileged war powers resolution on Friday in an effort to block President Donald Trump from taking further actions against Iran that would escalate already-high tensions in the Middle East. According to The Hill, […]

Pentagon Confirms Iranian General Qassem Soleimani Killed ‘At The Direction Of The President’

Tensions have escalated over the past several days between Iran and the United States after a series of attacks and retaliatory strikes morphed into violent chaos at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. In response, on Thursday night, a rocket attack against a group of top-ranking Iranian officials, including General Qassem Soleimani, was confirmed to […]

Republican Senator To Introduce Measure To Dismiss ‘Bogus Impeachment’ Of President Trump

As President Donald Trump prepares to endure his upcoming impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, one of his Republican allies, Sen. Josh Hawley, claimed on Thursday that he will be introducing a measure on Monday to officially have the House-passed articles of impeachment against Trump dismissed. According to The Hill, Hawley said in a tweet […]

Bernie Sanders Sets Fundraising Record For 2020 Race With $34.5 Million Haul From Supporters

As presidential candidates on both sides of the political aisle begin announcing their total fourth-quarter fundraising totals, per Federal Election Commission Rules, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders — so far — has reported the largest haul with $34.5 million raised. The Sanders campaign performed extremely well in December, raising $18 million of the total haul in […]

Pete Buttigieg Trounces Elizabeth Warren’s Fundraising Efforts With Record, Fourth-Quarter Fundraising Haul

As the deep field of Democratic presidential candidates begins the race to make the best first impression by placing well in the upcoming Iowa caucuses, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg was able to pad his already-impressive campaign war chest with a nearly $25 million fourth-quarter fundraising score, besting rival Sen. Elizabeth Warren. According to […]

Tulsi Gabbard Says Impeachment ‘Greatly Increased The Likelihood’ Donald Trump Will Win In 2020

As the holiday recess comes to an end and Congress prepares to return to business as usual on the heels of a successful impeachment vote against President Donald Trump, 2020 presidential candidate and Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard believes that Democrats all but secured Trump’s re-election. According to The Hill, Gabbard issued strong remarks in the […]

Iran’s Leader Blasts Donald Trump, ‘Strongly’ Condemns U.S. Airstrikes On Iranian-Backed Militia Sites

Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday expressed his disapproval of a recent series of U.S. airstrikes on various Iranian-backed militia group targets in Iraq that led to the deaths of dozens of their fighters. According to The Hill, it was reported by Iranian state television that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei spoke out against the attacks, which were […]

President Trump Greenlights Rapid Deployment Of 82nd Airborne Troops To Protect Embassy In Baghdad

In the wake of an intensifying situation at and around the United States embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced on Tuesday that a special U.S. military contingent was tasked with immediate deployment to the area to bolster security. According to The Hill, Esper said that the troops will consist of […]

Kim Jong Un Claims He Has ‘New Strategic Weapon’ That Will Guarantee North Korea’s ‘Long-Term Security’

Over the past several weeks, experts have speculated on what North Korean leader Kim Jong Un‘s promised “Christmas gift” would be for America, but on Tuesday, the communist leader announced that his country will soon unveil a “strategic” new military weapon that will essentially put the entire world on alert. According to Reuters, news of […]

Bernie Sanders Gets Clean Bill Of Health From Three Doctors: ‘Fit And Ready To Serve’

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders — one of the top contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination — proudly released a number of letters on Monday proving to his supporters that he’s perfectly healthy and able to carry out a presidential term, despite suffering a heart attack that took him off the campaign trail earlier this […]

GOP Senator Says Donald Trump Should ‘Tweet A Little Bit Less’ After Controversial Whistleblower Retweet

President Donald Trump sparked massive backlash last week after retweeting an article that named the alleged whistleblower that sparked the impeachment inquiry. At least one of his Republican allies in the Senate believes he should take a step back from Twitter for a while as a result. According to The Washington Examiner, Sen. John Kennedy […]

Fox News Host Says Mitch McConnell Should Ignore Nancy Pelosi And Hold The Impeachment Trial

President Donald Trump is awaiting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s go-ahead for House managers to present the two articles of impeachment against him to the U.S. Senate for a trial. On Friday, Fox News host Gregg Jarrett suggested that the leader of the Republican-controlled Senate, Sen. Mitch McConnell, go ahead with the trial regardless of the […]

Ivanka Trump Suggests She Could Depart From The White House If Donald Trump Wins In 2020

As President Donald Trump‘s White House gears up for the 2020 election year with an impeachment trial looming, Ivanka Trump signaled during a recent interview that should her father win re-election in 2020, she could exit her role at the White House as one of the president’s senior advisers. According to The Hill, Ivanka Trump […]

GOP Senator ‘Disturbed’ At Mitch McConnell’s ‘Total Coordination’ With White House During Impeachment

While President Donald Trump and his allies await two articles of impeachment passed against him by the House of Representatives to reach the Senate for a trial, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski expressed some level of concern with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s insistence that he’ll be coordinating with the White House throughout the process. According […]

Donald Trump On North Korea’s ‘Christmas Gift’ Threat: ‘We’ll Deal With It Very Successfully’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday responded to a recent cryptic threat issued by North Korea in which they said they would be sending the United States a “Christmas gift,” which the president said he would deal with, whatever it may be. According to The Hill, the threat came as Pyongyang continues to mount pressure on […]

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin Slams Colleagues For Taking Sides Before Impeachment Trial Begins

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois, criticized fellow members of the upper chamber on Sunday for choosing sides in President Donald Trump‘s upcoming impeachment trial before the trial has even begun, reminding them that the Senate is to remain impartial in such cases. According to Politico, on Sunday, Durbin claimed during an […]

Senate Democrat Suggests He Could Vote To Acquit Donald Trump If Impeachment ‘Dots Aren’t Connected’

President Donald Trump and his Republican allies await the upcoming U.S. Senate trial to determine if the impeachment case brought against the president by the House of Representatives will result in his removal from the White House. At least one Democratic senator has publicly suggested he could rule in favor of Trump, depending on the […]

Debbie Dingell On Donald Trump Attacking Her Late Husband: ‘He Crossed The Line’

Rep. Debbie Dingell on Sunday described President Donald Trump‘s distasteful jab about her late husband’s eternal fate during a Michigan rally on Wednesday night as feeling like she was hit in the stomach. According to Politico, Dingell was asked by Fox News host Chris Wallace about the incident, which happened at the same time House […]

Cory Booker Says He Wants To Go ‘Mano A Mano’ With Donald Trump On The Debate Floor

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who has struggled to gain much traction in his attempt to become the Democratic nominee in the 2020 presidential election, said he wants to face President Donald Trump “mano a mano” in a debate. According to The Hill, Booker made the comment during an interview Sunday on NBC News’ Meet […]

Nancy Pelosi Doesn’t ‘Have The Right’ To Hold Articles Of Impeachment From Senate, Republican Says

In the wake of a surprise decision from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she announced an indefinite delay of transmitting two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the U.S. Senate for a trial, Republican Sen. Roy Blunt doesn’t think she has the power to do that. According to The Hill, Blunt made […]

Donald Trump Praises Tulsi Gabbard For ‘Present’ Impeachment Vote: ‘She Knew It Was Wrong’

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has faced increased backlash from Democrats in the wake of her decision to vote “present” on the matter of two articles of impeachment drafted against President Donald Trump, but on Saturday, during an event, the president offered praise for the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. According to Mediaite, at a Turning Point […]