Rep. Joe Crowley (D.) of New York’s 11th Congressional District engaged in a Twitter back-and-forth with the district’s Democratic congressional nominee, self-described Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
A number of newspaper editorial boards based in states with Democratic senators are heaping praise on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee for his “first-rate legal mind” and experience. The praise has come despite Judge Brett Kavanaugh receiving uniformly conservative ideological ratings and in the face of widespread opposition from Democratic lawmakers.
The Washington Post took four hours to correct a story that referred to a fake op-ed on the satirical site Clickhole as genuine.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said during a Senate floor speech Friday that a Supreme Court nominee from President Donald Trump would have an obligation to their personal views on an array of legal issues after saying you can’t ask a judge about a specific case a year earlier.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been acclaimed and criticized for opening Germany to hundreds of thousands of refugees during her 13-year tenure, is moderating the country’s migrant policy in an attempt to maintain control of her government coalition.