Day: May 10, 2020

May 10, 2020

Latest far-right tactic: Naming names, threatening people who report coronavirus lockdown violations

Advertisement Marshall, a Republican running for a seat in the state Legislature, said that he was provided the reports by one of the political party’s county officers, whom he declined to identify. and it’s made for an incredibly dangerous situation.”Far-right groups have long sought to exploit global crises to expand their ranks and drive a wedge between them and those who disagree with them.A May […]

May 10, 2020

Trump lashes out at GOP critics, exponentially increasing their visibility

Several have ties to California. Between Nov. “Why is it that all of the political pundits & consultants that I beat so easily & badly, people that charged their clients far more than their services were worth, have become so totally ‘unhinged’ when it come to your favorite President, me,” Trump tweeted on Saturday. The political action committee was formed by a small group of […]

May 10, 2020

During the pandemic, Republicans see a rare political opportunity in California

(One spot showing Smith addressing a roomful of supporters dutifully notes: “All footage filmed prior to stay at home order.”) Advertisement Elections like the one Tuesday are typically low-turnout affairs, and that often benefits Republicans, as older, more conservative voters can be counted on to cast their ballots more reliably than younger, more moderate ones.The fact that most of the election will be conducted by […]

May 10, 2020

Jobs picture will get worse before improving, Treasury secretary says

economy and joblessness reaching Depression-era heights, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin acknowledged Sunday that things were “probably going to get worse before they get better,” but he predicted a rebound later in the year.At the same time, a widely watched new projection indicated the U.S. Public health experts, though, repeated warnings that only robust testing and contact tracing could prevent cases from flaring up again.“The bottom […]

May 10, 2020

Maduro buoyed, Guaidó reeling after failed amphibious raid in Venezuela

The plan, the captured Americans said on Venezuelan television, was for the U.S. Advertisement “I saw the pictures on a beach,” Trump told Fox News. “It helps Maduro, at least in the short term,” added Smilde, who is a senior fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America, a research and advocacy group. Advertisement “Who were they fighting for? His current whereabouts are not publicly […]