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Andrew Yang still says SNL should not have fired comedian for racist comments

Andrew Yang still says SNL should not have fired comedian for racist comments

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang still believes comedian Shane Gillis should not have lost his job on “Saturday Night Live,” telling CNN’s Van Jones, “We’re all human and we can forgive.” Gillis was recently fired from SNL due to racist comments he made in the past about Asians. But Yang, who’s Taiwanese-American, has consistently said he…MORE

Judge orders Trump to testify in trial over 2015 protest outside Trump Tower

Judge orders Trump to testify in trial over 2015 protest outside Trump Tower

A New York judge on Friday ordered President Donald Trump to provide video testimony as part of an upcoming lawsuit brought by protesters who say they were assaulted by Trump’s security guards during a 2015 protest outside of Trump Tower. Judge Doris M. Gonzalez wrote in her ruling that Trump’s testimony is “indispensable” to the…MORE

Booker campaign makes urgent appeal for money to stay in the 2020 race

Booker campaign makes urgent appeal for money to stay in the 2020 race

Sen. Cory Booker‘s 2020 presidential campaign is facing a do-or-die moment. The New Jersey Democrat will drop out of the 2020 race if he cannot meet a steep fundraising goal of $1.7 million over the next 10 days, Booker campaign manager Addisu Demissie told reporters on Saturday. “We got in this race to win it,”…MORE

New details reveal acrimonious split between Epstein and Duke of York

New details reveal acrimonious split between Epstein and Duke of York

On August 19, Buckingham Palace put out a statement signed by Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, that was emphatic in distancing the British Royal from the late disgraced financier, Jeffrey Epstein. “His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation of any human being and the suggestion he would condone, participate in or encourage any such behavior…MORE

Rep. Joe Kennedy kicks off primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey

Rep. Joe Kennedy kicks off primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey

Democratic Rep. Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts has announced a run for Senate on Saturday morning at the East Boston Social Center, challenging Democratic Sen. Ed Markey, who has served in Congress for more than 40 years. “We have a Senate that instead of trying to harness the opportunity and potential of every person in…MORE

Confusion and frustration in tent courts along the Texas border

Confusion and frustration in tent courts along the Texas border

Lawyers and legal observers expressed confusion and frustration this week as immigration hearings ramped up at two new tent facilities along the US-Mexico border in Laredo and Brownsville, Texas. The facilities are an expansion of the so-called Migrant Protection Protocols program, which requires some migrants to wait in Mexico for the duration of their immigration…MORE

Trump unleashed: He’s talking more and tweeting more

Trump unleashed: He’s talking more and tweeting more

For better or worse, we’re getting more Donald Trump these days. If you feel like you are hearing the President’s voice all the time, you are not imagining things. Trump is talking and tweeting more in 2019 than he did in 2018 — which was, in turn, far more talking and tweeting than he did…MORE

Warren: ‘Congress is complicit’ by failing to start impeachment proceedings against Trump

Warren: ‘Congress is complicit’ by failing to start impeachment proceedings against Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Friday evening that “Congress is complicit” in failing to start impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after the news broke that Trump had pressed Ukraine’s President to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s son, according to a person familiar with the situation. Warren, who is running for President, first called…MORE

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