the Unique Needs of…Lesbian, Bisexual,
Transgender and Queer Women’ 0 replies
Former Vice President Joe Biden says that if he is elected president his administration will address “the unique needs of…lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer women.” “Biden knows that addressing the challenges faced by women and girls is more than just a campaign promise–it’s an imperative if the Administration is going to succeed in its broader efforts to make sure the government and economy work for all Americans,” says a page on Biden’s campaign website.
challenger in Minnesota primary 2 replies
Rep. Ilhan Omar easily held off a well-funded challenger Tuesday night to win her Democratic primary in Minnesota.Omar — a member of a quartet of Congressional progressives known as “The Squad” — defeated four opponents, including newcomer Antone Melton-Meaux, who accused the freshman lawmaker of focusing more on her celebrity than delivering for her constituents.“Tonight, our movement didn’t just win. We earned a mandate for change,” Omar wrote on Twitter after her victory. “Despite outside efforts to defeat us, we once again broke turnout records.”With over 95 percent of the precincts reporting, Omar led her closest challenger, Melton-Meaux,
VP pick by Joe Biden 10 replies
The great Peggy Lee song comes to mind: “Is that all there is?”Sen. Kamala Harris checks off two big boxes for 2020 Dems — gender and race. But the moment, if not the actual choice, feels underwhelming because of the amateurish way Joe Biden and his team let the process spin out of control.The drawn-out, overhyped vetting often made it seem as if the running mate would save the ticket. A month ago there were six finalists, then maybe 12.Some openly campaigned, with Stacey Abrams and Karen Bass enlisting supporters to speak to Biden directly. Susan Rice talked up what she saw as her qualifications on television
in Home State of California: 7% 8 replies
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) emerged as former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate on Tuesday. But her presidential campaign was a disaster: even in her home state, Harris struggled to build support, finishing at 7% in California last year.Harris started slowly in California, only reaching fourth place in the crowded field in June 2019, at 13%. But she soon surged, particularly after the first presidential primary debate in Miami, Florida, when she attacked Biden over his past support for segregationists, and his opposition to mandatory school integration (“busing”).
outside the White House was Unarmed say
sources – as officials claim he adopted ‘shooter’s
stance’ and shouted at agents ‘I’m going
to kill you’ 11 replies
The man shot and injured by a Secret Service officer outside the White House on Monday evening was unarmed, according to law enforcement sources.Myron Berryman, 51, remains in a critical but stable condition in a Washington, D.C. hospital after he was shot in the chest when he allegedly charged towards an officer outside the President’s residence claiming to have a gun. The Secret Service say Berryman yelled ‘I’m going to kill you. I’m going to shoot you’ at agents before he was shot. Despite the alleged threats, no weapon was retrieved from the scene, sources told The Washington Post. .
DOJ/FBI Cover-Up Operation… 3 replies
.CTH friend, researcher and producer John Spiropoulos helps connect the dots within the operation to cover-up corrupt activity by James Comey, Andrew McCabe, James Baker, Christopher Wray, Dana Boente and the entire special counsel group. In this video John walks us through the internal evidence showing how the FBI intentionally hid the statements by Christopher Steele’s primary sub-source Igor Dyachenko. The result…. a 34 month cover-up operation.(Video)
‘I Believe’ Biden Accusers 5 replies
In April 2019, senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) said she believed the women who said they felt uncomfortable after being touched by former Vice President and presumptive Democrat nominee Joe Biden.Senator Harris said last year at one of her campaign events that she believed accusers of Joe Biden, according to a report by The Hill.“I believe them and I respect them being able to tell their story and having the courage to do it,” said Harris at an April 2019 event in Nevada.
Several women had come forward accusing Biden of touching them inappropriately and making them feel uncomfortable.On Tuesday, Biden, who is now the presumptive 2020 Democrat nominee,
Than Kamala Harris in the Primary 3 replies
The Democrat’s presumptive nominee Joe Biden named his former primary opponent Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his running mate Tuesday, despite her notoriously poor performance in the 2020 primaries.The California Democrat launched her presidential campaign in January 2019 with great fanfare. But despite the fawning media coverage hailing her as the “frontrunner” and the “candidate to beat,” Harris’ campaign crashed and burned two months before a single vote was cast.The following 15 Democrat candidates all lasted longer than Harris.
New York’s hotels are being used to house
13,000 homeless people for more than
$2million-a-night 21 replies
Nearly 20 percent of New York City’s hotels are being used to shelter the homeless in a widely criticized initiative that some say will ‘bankrupt’ the city and drive its wealthy residents out for good. Since the start of the pandemic, 13,000 homeless people have been moved out of shelters and into hotels around the city. Currently, 139 of the city’s 700-odd hotels are being used. De Blasio is paying the hotels $175 per person per night, according to sources who are familiar with the scheme, which puts the cost at more than $2million a night. The city is refusing to release a list of the hotels being used
Horrible, Most Disrespectful’ Senator 8 replies
President Donald Trump on Tuesday reacted to the news that former Vice President Joe Biden had selected Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate in 2020.The president criticized Harris for treating his nominee to the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, unfairly during the confirmation hearings. “That was a horrible event,” Trump said. “I thought it was terrible for her, I thought it was terrible for our nation. She was the meanest, most horrible, most disrespectful than anybody in the U.S. Senate.”The president spoke about Harris during a press conference at the White House on Tuesday evening, shortly after the Biden campaign announced his decision.
Talking to Kamala Harris on Zoom 10 replies
Former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to have a script before him during a video call via Zoom with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), who was selected by his campaign to be his running mate on Tuesday. One America News’s Jack Posobiec made the observation on Twitter while sharing a photo released by Adam Schultz, the photographer for Biden’s presidential campaign.Schultz photographed Biden during a video call with Harris, describing the image as capturing the moment Biden advised Harris of her selection. “[Joe Biden] picks [Kamala Harris] for VP at his home in Delaware today over zoom,”
Kamala Harris advice after VP pick 19 replies
Sarah Palin congratulated Kamala Harris and offered some advice after Joe Biden picked her to be his running mate. “Congrats to the democrat VP pick,” Palin said in an Instagram post after the announcement. “Climb upon Geraldine Ferraro’s and my shoulders, and from the most amazing view in your life consider lessons we learned.” Palin, who was John McCain’s running mate during his unsuccessful 2008 presidential campaign, included a list of lessons she learned during her time campaigning. She included a photo of herself and Ferraro, Democrat Walter Mondale’s running mate in the 1984 election, along with her advice.