‘Vote for Daddy Bernie, bitch’: the political history of Cardi B

In a different political moment, Cardi B would probably be playing the biggest gig of her career next weekend, at the Super Bowl half-time show performing with – and probably upstaging – Maroon 5. Cardi B berates Trump over shutdown: ‘We need to take some action’ But in December she made clear that although an…

Fresh footage gives more detail on confrontation between Native American and teenagers – video

New footage has emerged of the confrontation between school pupils in Maga hats and a Native American protester that went viral last weekend. While the original clip appeared to show the students surrounding the man and mocking his chants, the additional video shows he approached the group after they became enraged by the taunts of…

So-called ‘women voters’ don’t exist. They’re a myth | Jessa Crispin

With the most high profile Democratic contenders for the 2020 presidential campaign all women – so far, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Tulsi Gabbard, and Kirsten Gillibrand have all announced or strongly hinted their intentions to seek the nomination – the rhetoric of the Democratic party being the “party of women” has returned. Coming off the…

Trump to hold second summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un – live news

Fallout continues over BuzzFeed’s explosive story reporting that President Trump directed ex-fixer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) WATCH: Cohen’s advisor, Lanny Davis, responds to Buzzfeed report: ‘The story stands on its own’ #MTPDaily pic.twitter.com/sxB3UkdRxK January 18, 2019 Hello, this is Vivian…

Trump reportedly directed Cohen to lie to Congress about Moscow project – live news

We won’t sidetrack for more than a moment on Cohen’s father-in-law Fima Shusterman, but as Trump keeps bringing him up, here’s a quick recap. Shusterman, was charged with two other men in 1993 with conspiring to defraud the IRS in connection with his New York taxi business. He pleaded guilty to a related charge that…

Trump intensifies feud with Pelosi by calling off her trip abroad

Donald Trump has dramatically escalated his feud with House speaker Nancy Pelosi amid the US government shutdown by canceling her previously undisclosed trip abroad and denying her the use of a military aircraft to visit American troops in Afghanistan. Rudy Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ by Trump campaign The president’s move came…

Trump escalates shutdown row by cancelling Pelosi trip – live

Pelosi’s spokesman responds to the cancellation. He says the trip was not scheduled to visit Egypt and notes that Trump visited Iraq during the shutdown. Drew Hammill (@Drew_Hammill) The CODEL to Afghanistan included a required stop in Brussels for pilot rest. In Brussels, the delegation was scheduled to meet with top NATO commanders, U.S. military…

Trump escalates shutdown row by cancelling upcoming Pelosi trip – live

Apparently there are a bunch of members of Congress sitting on an Air Force bus right now trying to figure out what is going on. Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) Fox is told CapHill security officials got an emergency call from the Pentagon canceling the overseas trip due to shutdown. No one here knows if the trip…

State of the Union: Pelosi says Trump’s address poses ‘security threat’ during shutdown – live

Kirstjen Nielsen, the Homeland Security secretary tweets that her department would be fully prepared to handle the State of the Union even with the ongoing partial shutdown in the first response from anyone in the Trump administration to Pelosi’s letter this morning. Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen (@SecNielsen) The Department of Homeland Security and the US Secret…

Trump orders McDonald’s for football champions as shutdown cuts staff

Any champion football player disappointed with Monday’s dinner at the White House can blame Democrats, according to a presidential spokesman. Clemson University’s football team on Thursday joined Donald Trump for dinner to celebrate their win over Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship. However, the government shutdown has left much of the White House…