July 18, 2024

Trump Campaign Announces Nearly $53 Million Raised in 24 Hours After Trump Conviction

Former President Donald Trump’s campaign announced on Friday that it had raised nearly $53 million in the 24 hours after Trump’s conviction by a New York jury. Jurors in Trump’s business records trial found the former president guilty on all 34 counts related to payments made to adult entertainment star Stormy Daniels during the 2016

McConnell Announces Upcoming Retirement as Republican Leader: ‘It’s Time for the Next Generation of Leadership’

Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) will step down from his leadership position later this year, he announced Wednesday on the Senate floor, saying “Father Time remains undefeated” and “it’s time for the next generation of leadership.” McConnell, already the longest serving Senate party leader in history, will step down at the end of this Congress

Dean Phillips announces he won’t seek reelection to Congress

“We have met those moments, and after three terms it is time to pass the torch,” Rep. Dean Phillips said. | Charles Krupa/AP Rep. Dean Phillips is forgoing a reelection bid to Congress to focus on his presidential run, the Minnesota Democrat announced Friday. Phillips, 54, announced in October that he would launch a longshot

Republican Kari Lake Announces Run for Arizona Senate Seat

Former gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake announced her bid for the Arizona Senate on Tuesday with the aim of ousting Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (I-AZ). Senator Krysten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona, speaks during a hearing on the nominations of Shalanda Young to be Director and Nani Coloretti to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and

Saudi Arabia Announces Joint Military Exercises with China

The government of Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday that the Saudi and Chinese navies have commenced a three-week joint exercise known as “Blue Sword.” The first Blue Sword drill was held in 2019, near Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea port city of Jeddah. This year’s exercise was launched from the southern Chinese city of Zhanjiang, with

Selena Gomez’s ‘Rare Beauty’ makeup line announces donations to Palestinian civilians

Rare Beauty, a cosmetics line founded by singer/actress Selena Gomez, revealed in an Instagram post on Monday it will donate care to Palestinian children in Gaza affected by the Israel-Hamas war. “We are devastated by the images & reports coming from the Middle East. Thousands of innocent Palestinian civilians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes […]

Gov. Kathy Hochul Announces Jobs Program for Illegal Aliens as 380K New Yorkers are Unemployed

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) has announced a jobs program for tens of thousands of border crossers and illegal aliens who are arriving in the sanctuary state every week, even as about 380,000 New Yorkers are unemployed. As more than 100,000 border crossers and illegal aliens have arrived in New York, mostly in New

White House Announces Joe Biden Will Head to Maui Disaster Zone Next Week

The White House announced Wednesday that President Joe Biden will head to the Maui disaster zone next week. While there he will meet with first responders and tour damage left by the catastrophic wildfires that rampaged across the Hawaii island. “In Maui, the President and First Lady will be welcomed by state and local leaders

Former Navy SEAL Sheehy announces Montana Senate bid

Tim Sheehy, also the founder of an aerial firefighting company, announced the bid to unseat incumbent Democrat Sen. Jon Tester because “Americans are feeling underrepresented. They’re tired of a government that they don’t feel is working for them.” | Jbsmitty via Wikimedia Commons Former Navy SEAL Tim Sheehy on Tuesday announced that he’s jumping into

Chris Christie Announces 2024 Presidential Run, Knocks Trump, George Washington, Praises Woodrow Wilson

Former Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his campaign for the 2024 presidential election on Tuesday, during which he knocked former President Donald Trump and strangely praised former President Woodrow Wilson at George Washington’s expense. Christie has been a fierce opponent and critic of Donald Trump, despite endorsing him wholeheartedly in 2016, since the

Rep. Lauren Boebert, 36, announces her first grandchild will be born in April

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., announced her oldest son is expecting a baby boy with his girlfriend. The 36-year-old lawmaker spoke of the news for the first time publicly during a Moms for America event on Tuesday, saying she and her husband Jayson are “so excited to welcome this new life into our family.” According […]

Attorney General Garland announces indictments against El Chapo’s sons, blasts China for fentanyl epidemic

The Justice Department on Friday announced a wave of indictments against members of the Sinaloa Cartel, which authorities are calling “the largest, most violent, and most prolific fentanyl trafficking operation in the world.”  The indictments were unsealed in the Southern District of New York, Norther District of Illinois, and District of Columbia. Top lieutenants of […]

Trump announces Texas leadership team with several top officials noticeably absent

Former President Donald Trump announced his campaign’s Texas leadership team on Saturday night which included several high level state officials but noticeably did not include Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. In a statement released before thousands of people packed into the Waco Regional Airport for Trump’s first rally since announcing his 2024 presidential campaign, Trump revealed […]

Virginia Rep. Wexton announces Parkinson’s diagnosis

Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.) announced on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. “If there’s one thing that Democrats and Republicans can agree on, it’s that Parkinson’s Disease sucks,” Wexton, 54, said in a video posted on Twitter. In the past few months, the disease has primarily affected her speech and how her

WWIII Watch: Vladimir Putin Announces Russia Will Station Tactical Nukes in Belarus

(AFP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he would deploy tactical nuclear weapons in neighbour and ally Belarus. Putin has repeatedly issued thinly veiled threats he could use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, reviving Cold War-era fears. He also said he would deploy depleted uranium ammunition if Kyiv received such munitions from the West following

Elizabeth Warren Announces Bid for Third Senate Term

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announced Monday that she would seek a third term in the U.S. Senate in 2024. “We’ve won some big victories for working families in Massachusetts and across the country, but there’s a lot more to do. So today I’m making it official: I’m running for reelection to keep up the fight,”

Watch: ‘Truly Grateful’ Tom Brady Announces Retirement

Tom Brady has taken to social media to announce he’s retiring again. This time he means it and is gone “for good.”He walked away after the 2021 season but turned around a month later and reversed that to “unretire,” as Breitbart News reported.On Wednesday the 45-year-old said he was done and was drawing down the

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Announces ‘Security Plan’ to Prohibit TikTok on State Government-Issued Devices, State Networks

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images // Inset: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP via Getty Images Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) announced a “statewide model security plan” for state employees and contractors to follow that prohibits TikTok and other software on government-issued devices as well as the use of prohibited technology-enabled personal devices on government networks.  Abbott’s statewide model security plan would address the “vulnerabilities” presented by using TikTok and

Nolte: James Cameron Announces ‘Avatar 3, 4, & 5’ Will Happen

Oscar-winning director James Cameron announced this week that there will be an Avatar 3, Avatar 4, and Avatar 5. Oh, joy. “It looks like just with the momentum that the film has now that will easily pass our break even in the next few days,” Cameron said in an interview, “so it looks like I

Jamie Raskin announces cancer diagnosis

Jamie Raskin said he was diagnosed after “several days of tests” and would “embark on a course of chemo-immunotherapy on an outpatient basis” at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Rep. Jamie Raskin announced on Wednesday that he’d been diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, “a serious but curable form of cancer.” “With

Marjorie Taylor Greene announces resolution to audit Ukraine aid funds

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Joe Biden Praises Nancy Pelosi as ‘Most Consequential Speaker’ in History After She Announces Exit from Leadership

President Joe Biden praised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday after she announced her decision to exit Democrat leadership. “When I think of Nancy Pelosi, I think of dignity,” he wrote in a more than 500-word statement released by the White House. “History will note she is the most consequential Speaker of the House of

‘Not Breaking News’: Tim Ryan Announces He Would Dump Joe Biden in 2024

Ohio Senate candidate Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) said Friday he would support someone other than President Joe Biden in 2024. Claiming the announcement was “not breaking news,” Ryan said his aversion to Biden is no “different than the President has said himself,” Fox News reported. “He [Biden] said from the very beginning he was going to be a

Parents Demand Resignations, Pull Donations After All-Girls School Announces Plan to Admit M2F Trans Students

Parents, donors, and alumni of Harpeth Hall, an all-girls school in Nashville, Tennessee, are pulling donations and calling for the resignations of several school officials who they believe have been “enablers of political activism and division.” The call from parents, alumni, and donors comes shortly after the all-girls school announced that they would be allowing…

Biden Admin To Crack Down On Airline Fees, Top Economist Announces

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will issue new rules regulating airline fees on luggage and in-flight WiFi, White House advisor Brian Deese confirmed. Deese, the director of the National Economic Council, told reporters at a Friday press conference that airlines will be required to refund luggage and WiFi fees if luggage is lost or WiFi…

Abbott Announces Special Legislative Session, Setting Up Second Try At Adopting Election Reforms

Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will call back his state’s lawmakers for a special legislative session beginning July 8, where they will have the opportunity to pass a sweeping and hotly contested election reform package into law. Democrats stopped the package from advancing in the state Senate late last month after they quietly left the…

Donald Trump Announces Visit to ‘Nations Decimated Southern Border’ Before Kamala Harris Has Planned Trip There

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump announced he accepted an invitation to visit the “Nation’s decimated Southern Border” with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on an official visit before Vice President Kamala Harris has made any plans to visit. Trump will visit the “Nation’s decimated Southern Border on Wednesday, June 30, 2021.” “The Biden Administration inherited from…

New York City Will Fully Reopen July 1, De Blasio Announces

April 29, 2021 9:02 AM ET Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday morning the city would likely reopen July 1. “Our plan is to fully reopen New York City on July 1,” De Blasio said while on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “We are ready for stores to open, for businesses to open,…

Mo Brooks Announces Bid for Alabama U.S. Senate Seat

For more than a decade, Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) has represented Alabama’s fifth congressional district in the U.S House of Representatives. But next year, he hopes to change that with a successful run for higher office. On Monday, Brooks announced his bid for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL). The…

Donald Trump Announces Plan for ‘Smooth Transition of Power’ to Joe Biden

President Donald Trump condemned supporters who stormed Capitol Hill in stronger terms on Thursday, calling for renewed bonds of patriotism during the transition of power to President-elect Joe Biden. “This moment calls for healing and reconciliation,” Trump said. “2020 has been a challenging time for our people.” The president addressed the nation in a video…

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