Senator Sanders now has more cash than any of his contenders who aren't billionaires, he has a core of passionate, loyal followers and seems to be smothering the chances of fellow left-wing senator Elizabeth Warren. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden’s presidential campaign is plummeting. So who benefits from his spectacular fall?
According to the New York Post, registered voters opted for Mr Biden by 49 per cent over Mr Trump’s 47 per cent, the Washington Post-ABC News poll shows — with the US President closing a 7 percentage point gap from February as his administration responds to the coronavirus outbreak. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump has closed gap on Joe Biden in latest poll
But Mr. Pacek said the “rally ‘round the flag effect” for Mr. Trump will be fleeting. He pointed to George Bush’s job approval skyrocketing to 89% in early 1991 during the Gulf War. The Republican lost re-election 20 months later. By comparison, Mr. Trump’s approval climbing only past 50% during an all-hands-on-deck emergency “portends somewhat poorly” for the President. … [Read more...] about Amid virus threat, Biden sidelined by omnipresent Trump
Mr. Biden’s comments came in response to a question during a virtual fundraiser about whether he’d be willing to release his full proposed Cabinet at the same time he announces his vice-presidential pick. Mr. Biden didn’t answer the question directly, but did indicate that there are a number of people who have been helping his campaign with whom he’s discussed whether they’d be “willing to come into a government if I get elected.” … [Read more...] about Biden to begin process of selecting running mate
President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered Trump's impeachment. Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. Trump said in the letter that it is "vital" that he has confidence in the appointees serving as inspectors general, and "that is no longer the case with regard to this inspector general." Atkinson was the first to inform Congress about an anonymous whistleblower complaint last year that described Trump's pressure on Ukraine to investigate Democrat Joe Biden and his son. That complaint prompted a House investigation that ultimately resulted in Trump's impeachment. The Senate acquitted Trump in February. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint