McConnell: Mob tactics like interrupting dinner won't work
Washington Examiner, 24 October at 02:27
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he will not be intimidated by mob tactics or protesters, comments that come after a protester interrupted his dinner Friday at a Louisville restaurant. “I'm not sure exactly what in my career suggests
US Takes Diplomatic Action Against Saudis Believed Tied to Journalist's Killing
Wall Street Journal, 24 October at 02:26
The U.S. has taken diplomatic action against 21 Saudi officials believed connected with the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a public expression of disapproval that came as the kingdom's powerful crown prince appeared at an investment ...
Hurricane Willa nears Mexican Pacific tourist resorts
Reuters, 24 October at 01:27
MAZATLAN, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Willa closed in Mexico's Pacific coast on Tuesday with winds of over 100 miles per hour (160 kph), threatening to batter buildings and dump torrential rain on popular tourist resorts where thousands of people were ...
White supremacist group targets Florida's Andrew Gillum in new racist robocall
Washington Post, 24 October at 01:19
An Idaho-based white supremacist group is making a new round of racist robocalls targeting Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum that appear to be directed at black Democratic Party leaders in the state. Two county Democratic Party ...
Donald Trump Denies Sending White Nationalist Dog Whistle: 'I've Never Heard That Theory'
Newsweek, 24 October at 01:11
President Donald Trump denied Tuesday sending a white nationalist dog whistle when saying at a Texas rally for Ted Cruz the previous night that he was a “nationalist.” During a conversation in the Oval Office with reporters, Trump was asked by CNN's
Text Messages Raise New Questions Over Andrew Gillum's Lobbyist Connections
New York Times, 24 October at 00:31
MIAMI — Dogged by a state ethics commission investigation into trips he took as mayor of Tallahassee, Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for Florida governor, has insisted that all of his travel was above board, paid for by himself, his wife or his
Sen. Jeff Flake: 'I don't know if I believed' Kavanaugh or Ford
CNN, 24 October at 00:28
(CNN) Sen. Jeff Flake said Tuesday that he's still not sure if he believes Christine Blasey Ford's accusation of sexual assault against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh -- and he's not sure he believes Kavanaugh's denials either. "If the mere
Trump on immigrant caravan and Middle East: 'There's no proof of anything'
The Hill, 24 October at 00:06
President Trump · Donald John TrumpTrump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position White House aides hadn't heard of Trump's new tax cut: report MORE said there was ...
FACT CHECK: President Trump's False Claims On Migrant Caravan, Tax Cuts
NPR, 23 October at 23:47
President Trump is campaigning hard with just two weeks to go until the midterm elections, and he's keeping the fact-checkers busy. Never a stickler for the truth, Trump has introduced a number of fresh falsehoods during the wide-ranging monologues he
Trump: I'm a nationalist, but not a white nationalist
Politico, 23 October at 23:38
President Donald Trump on Tuesday doubled down on his self-characterization as a "nationalist," rejecting claims that the word is code for "white nationalist" and adding that he meant he supported American economic interests over those of other countries.
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