Convicted felon and GOP candidate equates sobbing immigrant children to kids at daycare

Convicted felon and GOP congressional candidate Michael Grimm was asked Tuesday to comment about a heart-wrenching audio recording of young immigrant children sobbing and screaming for their parents, and suggested it was not dissimilar from a preschool.  Grimm — who doesn’t have children of his…

Minneapolis police regularly used ‘date rape drug’ on people in custody, report finds

Police in Minneapolis asked medical responders to inject people with ketamine, a powerful sedative, even if they were already restrained in handcuffs or strapped to a gurney, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The newspaper, which obtained a copy of the city’s civil rights review on…

News outlets claim Paul Ryan ‘broke’ with Trump on separating immigrant families. He didn’t.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was asked Thursday to react to the increasingly harrowing reports from the U.S. border, where migrant parents who cross the border illegally are being separated from their children. While Ryan distanced himself from the policy, he stopped short of blaming…

White House brags about Puerto Rico response when asked about staggering death toll

During a news briefing on Tuesday, a reporter asked a question White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders didn’t want to spend much time answering. “Does Trump still think his response to the hurricane in Puerto Rico deserves a 10 out of 10 score now…

The Sherrod Brown strategy for winning in the Trump era

CLEVELAND, OHIO — Sherrod Brown didn’t want to talk about strategy. Asked by reporters Monday morning about his tactics as he faces reelection this fall, the two-term Democratic senator interrupted to say he wasn’t going to discuss it. But watching the scene as Brown interacted…

Sarah Sanders tried to brush off Trey Gowdy’s debunking of ‘spygate.’ It did not go well.

During a White House briefing on Wednesday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was asked to respond to House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy’s (R-SC) debunking of President Trump’s accusations about the FBI “spying” on his campaign in 2016. It did not go well. “Now that Trey Gowdy,…

Trump threatens Rosenstein, suggests he needs to help fend off Russia probe to keep his job

During a brief question-and-answer session with reporters on Wednesday, President Trump was asked if he has confidence in deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein. The president responded by suggesting that Rosenstein could regain his trust — if the deputy AG provides him with documents about the…

Scott Pruitt asked for and received 24/7 security on day one at EPA

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt asked for, and received, a 24-hour security detail, seven days a week, starting his very first day in the job last February, the Washington Post revealed Monday. The agency has claimed that the increased personal security was necessary…

POLL: Money In Politics Despised By Americans Across The Spectrum

In general, Americans have low regard for elected officials. And when asked about candidates running for office in the last several elections, only about half (47%) say the quality of candidates overall has been good, with just 7% saying they have been “very good”; about…

Arizona strike enters second week as teacher union president opposes calls for nationwide strike

Asked about growing calls by teachers for a nationwide strike, the American Federation of Teachers president said the union wanted to turn the walkouts into a “walk-in to the voting booth” for the Democrats. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author: