Category Archives: CNN – Politics

Joe Biden’s very odd endorsement strategy

In the hours after Joe Biden made his 2020 presidential bid official Thursday morning, a steady stream of current and former elected officials announced they were endorsing his campaign. There were Sens. Chris Coons and Tom Carper, D-Delaware. And Sen. Bob Casey Jr., D-Pennsylvania. And former Gov. John Lynch, D-New Hampshire. And Sen. Doug Jones,…MORE

Administration sets up plan to identify thousands of separated families

The Trump administration and the plaintiffs in an ongoing family separation class action lawsuit appear to have agreed Thursday on how the government will identify potentially thousands of additional immigrant families US authorities separated at the southern border, setting up a new phase in the case. RELATED: Acting DHS chief: Family separations policy ‘not worth…MORE

Trump admin aiming for major nuclear deal with Russia and China

President Donald Trump has his eyes on a new foreign policy prize: a grand nuclear deal with Russia and China, that he sees as a potential signature foreign policy achievement. However, some arms control experts are concerned the effort could backfire. The President, who has a penchant for big deals, has hinted publicly a deal…MORE

House Democrats seek information on Homeland Security departures, Stephen Miller

Three powerful Democratic congressmen are seeking more information about the recent departures of multiple senior Department of Homeland Security officials, including Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, as President Donald Trump threatened to shut down parts of the US-Mexico border. The members of Congress wrote acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Thursday requesting all communications related to…MORE

Coons says Biden’s record should matter more than his identity

After Joe Biden announced his 2020 presidential candidacy on Thursday morning, Delaware Democratic Sen. Chris Coons was one of the first members of Congress to offer his endorsement. “We need leaders who will bring us together instead of tearing us apart, who will focus on the real issue facing American families, and who will restore…MORE

Joe Biden takes Trump head-on over Charlottesville in announcement video

The first words Joe Biden spoke as he announced his presidential campaign on Thursday were “Charlottesville, Virginia.” The former vice president entered the race with a video that framed the 2020 campaign as a battle to redeem the soul of the nation from a Donald Trump presidency he cast as “an aberrant moment in time.”…MORE

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