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The cash crunch comes at a critical time in the race, with nearly one-third of the delegates available in the primary up for grabs on Super Tuesday on March 3 — and only a handful of candidates able to marshal resources to advertise to voters in those 14 states. It’s why super PACs, demonized at…
In Wednesday's debate in Las Vegas — Bloomberg's first appearance in a 2020 Democratic debate — candidate after candidate went after the New York City former mayor's record of stop-and-frisk policing policies, accused him of buying his way onto the debate stage and brought up accusations linked to his company related to sexual harassment and…
He had previously worked as Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.)’s top staffer on the House Intelligence Committee and was the lead author of a report questioning the conduct of FBI and DOJ officials investigating Russia’s election interference. Republicans later used the report to bolster arguments that the probe was a plot to take down President Donald…
Blunt’s comments on Grenell were the first of any Republican on the Intelligence panel, which oversees the intelligence community. Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) has not commented on Grenell. Other committee members like Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) declined to comment. If Trump announces a permanent nominee soon, Grenell's role may not be as consequential…
Read on for our experts’ insights. *** ‘Bloomberg was the new pledge in the fraternity. The hazing was inevitable.’ Larry J. Sabato is founder and director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics and is a contributing editor at POLITICO Magazine. This is the first 2020 debate I’ve actually enjoyed. I laughed, I cried;…
Stone, who passed on a chance to address the courtroom, stood silently with his attorneys for nearly 45 minutes while the judge explained the reasoning behind her sentence. The punishment, she said, grew in large part from the severity of his attempts to stymie the Russia probe, violations of a gag order limiting his speech…
Atkinson has been charged with violating 18 USC 875(c), which prohibits interstate “communication containing any threat to kidnap any person or any threat to injure the person of another” and is punishable by up to five years in prison. The indictment follows months of rhetorical salvos by the president and his allies against the whistleblower,…
Trump’s allies have long called for a “cleaning out” of DOJ and FBI, aimed at career officials perceived as hostile to the president. Several of Trump’s top targets have been forced out, including former FBI Director James Comey, his former deputy Andrew McCabe, and former FBI agent Peter Strzok, all of whom worked on the…
Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB says the National Leader of the All Progress Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has sacrificed the blood of his brethren on the shrine of his unbridled 2023 presidential political ambition. The IPOB leader...
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, said that the Fulani have promised Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidency to buy his silence alleged reports that President Muhammadu Buhari was...
An Ikeja High Court on Thursday sentenced a former part-time lecturer in the University of Lagos, Akin Baruwa, to 21 years imprisonment for raping an 18-year-old admission-seeker. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Justice Josephine Oyefeso,...
And it’s all become the worst kept secret in Washington: Trump won’t let Roger Stone go to prison. “It’s not a question of if,” said a former senior administration official who remains in contact with Trump and his senior advisers. “It’s when.” While Trump has been coy about his intent — "I haven’t given it…
The House of Representatives on Thursday passed for second reading, a bill seeking to establish a polytechnic in the Orogun area of Delta State. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The reading was, however, marred with...
Eniola Akinkuotu and Olaleye AlukoThe European Union says it can impose restrictive visa implementation rules on Nigeria, if it fails to play its part in the return and readmission of its nationals staying illegally in the EU.The EU, which comprises Germany, Italy,...
The Senate wants to establish a rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration agency that would see to the repentant insurgents in the country. This was disclosed on Thursday in a bill, sponsored by Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe East senatorial district,...