DeSantis struggled with how not to “piss out” Trump voters while preparing for the 2018 debate, footage obtained by ABC News show

Washington CNN — Ron DeSantis struggled with how not to “piss out” voters of then-President Donald Trump during debate prep sessions in 2018 in his first campaign for Florida governor, according to videos obtained by ABC News. The videos, which have not been independently reviewed by CNN, show the then-congressman answering a mock question about … Read more

Texas mall shooting prompts Biden to renew call for gun control

May 7 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden on Sunday called on Congress to pass gun control laws in the wake of yet another mass shooting that killed nine people, including the gunman, at a Texas mall on Saturday. The Democratic president again called on Congress to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, implement universal … Read more

In preparation for the 2018 debate, recordings show DeSantis feared becoming ‘mini version of Kavanaugh’ over racial issues

During his first run for governor of Florida in 2018, then-Congressman Ron DeSantis publicly struggled with some race issues that had plagued his campaign. In one incident, DeSantis came under fire for a public remark he made prior to the election urging Florida voters not to “make this up by trying to embrace a socialist … Read more

Senator Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona vows never to join the Republican party | American news

US Senator Kyrsten Sinema has vowed never to join the Republican party after switching her party affiliation from Democrat to Independent late last year. In an interview that aired Sunday on CBS’s Face the Nation, the Arizona senator said she is “absolutely” done with the country’s two-party system. The show’s host, Margaret Brennan, asked, “Now … Read more

‘It just gets worse and worse’

Senator Dick Durbin, D-Ill., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the ethics revelations surrounding Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and the various controversies surrounding the Supreme Court compromised its integrity. “Most people would jump to the conclusion that this tangled web around Judge Clarence Thomas is getting worse and worse by the day,” Durbin … Read more

Donald Trump rape jury will have wide leeway to discuss E. Jean Carroll allegations

NEW YORK — The jury hearing an advice columnist’s claims that she was raped by Donald Trump may begin deliberations Tuesday and will have wide discretion to decide whether the charges against the former president are true. Writer E. Jean Carroll, 79, testified that Trump raped her in 1996 in a dressing room of the … Read more

Senior Treasury officials reiterate dire warnings if debt ceiling not lifted, pour cold water on invocation of 14th amendment

CNN — Ahead of a highly anticipated meeting between President Joe Biden and congressional leaders on Tuesday, senior Treasury officials reiterated dire warnings of economic “chaos” and “catastrophe” if the US does not raise the debt ceiling while the country defaults in early June. . “I know he wants to create a process where spending … Read more

Yellen warns of a ‘constitutional crisis’ due to the deadlock in the US debt ceiling

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has warned of a “constitutional crisis” that could trigger economic and financial catastrophe if Congress does not raise the federal debt limit, with the government at risk of running out of money for lack of new borrowing capacity. The White House and Republican lawmakers are in a stalemate over lifting … Read more