Category: Politics

Trump just spotlighted Ross Ulbricht, founder of the online illegal drug marketplace Silk Road. Why he is a hero to some.

Trump vowed to commute Ross Ulbricht’s sentence at the Libertarian National Convention. Libertarians view Ulbricht’s life sentence as a symbol of government overreach. Trump also promised to include a Libertarian in his cabinet if elected. Donald Trump made an address at the Libertarian National Convention on Saturday, promising to commute the sentence of Ross Ulbricht, […]

President Joe Biden Remembers Uvalde In Campaign Ad

A new Biden campaign ad has been released honoring the victims of the Uvalde, Texas, mass shooting in 2022 while criticizing former President Donald Trump on gun control. The ad shows photos of President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden visiting Uvalde, with text appearing over the images. “Joe Biden expanded background checks and […]

Patrick Kennedy endorses President Biden over cousin RFK Jr.

Former Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy (D-R.I.) endorsed President Biden for the White House over his cousin Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s third-party bid. Kennedy, a mental health advocate, appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday to discuss his new book, Profiles in Mental Health Courage. He said Biden has been “the best president we’ve […]

RFK Jr. will be considered for Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination. Trump didn’t file paperwork to qualify

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be considered for the Libertarian Party’s nomination when party delegates vote to choose their presidential candidate Sunday. Kennedy, who spoke at the party’s national convention in Washington, DC, on Friday, was nominated by a delegate Sunday on the convention floor, where his candidacy was met with boos […]

Even as Violent Crime Drops, Lawlessness Rises as an Election Issue

WASHINGTON — In mid-2020, the country was reeling from a surge in violent crime and civil upheaval after the killing of George Floyd by the police — a knife’s-edge national crisis that President Donald Trump made a central issue in the run-up to Election Day. Trump portrayed himself as the “law and order president” standing […]

He Threw ‘Spaghetti at the Wall’ for Trump. Now He’s After a Top Job.

WASHINGTON — Richard Grenell’s quest to be secretary of state in a second Trump administration began late on Election Day in 2020, when the defeated president dispatched loyalists to run shambolic “stop the steal” operations in battleground states. President Donald Trump tapped Grenell — his combative former ambassador to Germany, acting national intelligence chief and […]