2020 Elections

Martha McSally: Chuck Schumer Is Going To Have To “Pry The Senate Majority Out Of My Cold, Dead Hands”

Fox News radio host Guy Benson: The book is called Dare to Fly. The author is my guest, U.S. Senator Martha McSally. The subhead is Simple Life Lessons in Never Giving Up. And on that subject, I do want to pivot to your Senate race. The last two polls have you down double digits. The Fox News poll that just …

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Lincoln Project: Trump Has Become The Confederacy’s Second President And We Cannot Allow This [VIDEO]

“We never imagined that when we name our initiative to defeat the reelection of Donald J. Trump, The Lincoln Project, that the president would go so far as to honor the Confederate generals who fought against the United States of America to preserve slavery and uphold white supremacy. “For all intents and purposes, Donald Trump today became the Confederacy’s second …

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Joe Biden: Trump Will Try To Steal The Election [VIDEO]

Politico reports: “This president is going to try to steal this election,” Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, told Comedy Central’s The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. “This is the guy who said all mail-in ballots are fraudulent — voting by mail — while he sits behind a desk in the Oval Office and writes his mail-in ballot to vote …

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GEORGIA: Jon Ossoff Wins Dem US Senate Primary

Roll Call reports: Documentary film producer Jon Ossoff won a crowded Democratic primary Tuesday to challenge GOP Sen. David Perdue, narrowly avoiding a runoff with former Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson after hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballots were counted late Wednesday. One of seven Democratic candidates in the primary, he had 50.5 percent when The Associated Press called the race …

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Trump Announces Upcoming Rallies In FL, OK, AZ, NC

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will headline his first political rallies of the COVID-19 era in four states later this month, three of them key battlegrounds that could decide whether he remains in the White House. Revivals of his signature political events will begin in Florida, Oklahoma, Arizona, and North Carolina, Trump told reporters without providing …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Challenged To Four Debates

Charleston’s ABC News affiliate reports: On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham easily breezed through the June 9 primary, and now he’s set to face Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison. On Wednesday, Harrison sent a letter to Graham to challenge him to four debates anytime between now and Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8. “While we may disagree on many issues, I …

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Trump’s Job Approval Slides To 39% Amid Civil Unrest

Just in from Gallup Polling: President Donald Trump’s job approval rating has fallen to 39% amid nationwide protests about racial injustice. His ratings this year had been the best of his presidency but are now back near his term average of 40%. The latest reading is from a May 28-June 4 poll, conducted as protests occurred throughout the country after …

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GEORGIA: Multiple Problems Delay Election Results

The Associated Press reports: Voters endured heat, pouring rain and waits as long as five hours on Tuesday to cast ballots in Georgia, demonstrating a fierce desire to participate in the democratic process while raising questions about the emerging battleground state’s ability to manage elections in November when the White House is at stake. A confluence of events disrupted primary …

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$400K Local DC Ad Buy Is Meant To Cheer Up Trump

The Daily Beast reports: With their boss growing increasingly agitated with the state of his re-election campaign and with the efforts of Republican critics to undermine it, President Donald Trump’s team hatched a plan. They’d run a series of hard-hitting ads and place them on networks that they knew the president and congressional Republicans would watch. And so, over the …

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Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace: It’s Been A Very Bad Week For The President’s Reelection Prospects [VIDEO]

“I would say that the last week was a very bad week for the president in terms of politics, in terms of his potential reelection prospects. “I mean when you’re getting called out by the Episcopal Bishop of Washington, and the archbishop of the Catholic Church of Washington, when you’re getting called out by everybody from Jim Mattis to former …

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Lincoln Project: Trump Is Finally Getting The Big Crowds

Another winner from the Lincoln Project. Announcer: “It took almost four years for Trump to get the crowds he wanted. After years of Donald Trump’s divisiveness and discord, America is coming together. This year we have a choice to make… America or Trump. Imagine how big the crowds will be when he’s gone. A new day begins on November 3rd.”

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REPORT: Trump Blames Kushner, Parscale For Bad Polls

Vanity Fair reports: According to a source close to the White House, Trump has mulled taking oversight of the campaign away from his son-in-law Jared Kushner. “Trump is malignantly crazy about the bad poll numbers,” a former West Wing official said. “He’s going to broom Kushner and [Brad] Parscale—the numbers are not getting better,” a Republican close to the campaign …

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Trump Hires Clown Car To “Analyze CNN’s Fake Poll”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump continued to rail against a new CNN poll showing him trailing Joe Biden, sharing a statement from “highly respected pollster” McLaughlin & Associates. The new poll from CNN shows Biden 14 points ahead of Trump — 55 to 41 — and puts the president’s approval rating at 38 percent. The statement the president shared says …

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Ex-US Diplomat: Trump Shares Traits With Mussolini

Politico Europe reports: Bella ciao, Donald Trump — or at least that’s what former U.S. Ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner is hoping American voters decide in November. In an interview with Jack Blanchard, the editor of POLITICO’s London Playbook, on Monday, Gardner said Trump evokes memories of Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and that former Trump officials who are …

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Biden To Court LGBTQ Voters In Battleground States

CBS News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign is launching a nationwide voter outreach effort in June to coincide with Pride Month and engage millions of LGBTQ voters ahead of the November presidential election, campaign officials tell CBS News. The coordinated outreach — dubbed “Out for Biden”— will target the estimated 11 million LGBTQ voters throughout the country, with …

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Joe Biden’s Lead Widens To +14 In New National Poll

CNN reports: A new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS finds Trump’s approval rating down 7 points in the last month as the President falls further behind presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, whose support now stands at its highest level in CNN polling. Overall 38% approve of the way Trump is handling the presidency, while 57% disapprove. That’s his worst approval …

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Trump Rages After Colin Powell Backs Biden [VIDEO]

No slight shall ever be ignored: President Trump hit back at retired Gen. Colin Powell after the former secretary of State said he would be voting for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. “Colin Powell, a real stiff who was very responsible for getting us into the disastrous Middle East Wars, just announced he will be voting for another stiff, …

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POLL: Joe Biden +12 In Battleground State Michigan

The Detroit Free Press reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden has increased his lead over President Donald Trump to 12 percentage points in Michigan, where voters are unhappy with Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new poll. Biden, the presumed Democratic nominee, leads Republican Trump in Michigan 53-41, according to a poll conducted by EPIC-MRA of Lansing …

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New Lincoln Project Ad Blasts “Bunker Coward” Trump

From a New York Times opinion column: But don’t fool yourself: It will not be easy to remove this awful man. As nice as it was to hear Joe Biden sound like a president this week, it is going to take a heavy, hard and persistent pounding of Trump to oust him. For that, Democrats can learn from the people …

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Joe Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. The former vice president has effectively been his party’s leader since his last challenger in the Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, …

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