Nearly three-quarters of Republican voters said they will more likely vote for a candidate if they back President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, according to a poll released on Wednesday. A Morning Consult/Politico poll released on Wednesday revealed a difficult choice for Republican lawmakers mulling whether to vote to nullify the national emergency on the border: Break with President Trump’s efforts to build the wall and secure the border and alienate the GOP base, or attempt to gain Democrats and Independent votes.A majority of Republicans, or 50 percent, said that they would remain “much more likely” to vote for a Republican lawmaker who backed Trump’s national emergency, 20 percent of GOP voters said that they would “somewhat more likely” back a member of Congress if they backed the emergency, while only 11 percent of Republican voters said it would make it less likely for them to vote for a member of Congress if they … [Read more...] about Poll: Nearly Three-Quarters of GOP Voters More Likely to Back Candidate if They Support Trump’s National Emergency
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Feb 06, 5:57 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Arthur Villasanta 02/06/19 AT 12:06 AM The Trump administration has come to the conclusion there is no proof of foreign meddling in the U.S. midterm elections of Nov. 6, 2018.A classified report sent on Monday by acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to president Donald Trump found “no evidence to date that any identified activities of a foreign government or foreign agent had material impact on the integrity or security of election infrastructure or political/campaign infrastructure used in the 2018 midterm elections for the United States Congress.”The report said this finding of foreign non-interference was based on a report prepared by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) pursuant to Executive Order 13848 and is consistent with what was indicated by the U.S. government after … [Read more...] about Trump Administration Dismisses Allegations Of Foreign Meddling In 2018 Midterm Elections
Calvin Woodward, Associated Press Updated 1:50 pm PST, Sunday, December 30, 2018 FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Landers Center Arena in Southaven, Miss. FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Landers Center Arena in Southaven, Miss. Photo: Evan Vucci, AP Photo: Evan Vucci, AP Image 1 of / 17 Caption Close Image 1 of 17 FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Landers Center Arena in Southaven, Miss. FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at the Landers Center Arena in Southaven, Miss. … [Read more...] about NKorea, Kavanaugh, all those Trump tweets and more in 2018
What about the year gone by? Time for one last look with Jane Pauley: January The year began with California becoming the sixth state to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. Later in the month, a judge sentenced physician Larry Nassar to up to 175 years in jail for sexually abusing more than 250 girls. California ready to go green with legalization of marijuana in 2018 ("CBS Evening News," 12/27/17) California pot dispensaries and consumers face sobering reality ("CBS This Morning," 01/03/18) Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman confronts Larry Nassar in court (CBS News, 01/19/18) Focus turns to culture of abuse after Larry Nassar sentencing ("CBS This Morning, 01/24/18) Aly Raisman speaks out about sexual abuse ("60 Minutes," 09/09/18) February February brought the Winter Olympics to South Korea; and a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 17 students and staff members. Survivors launched a campaign for stricter gun laws … [Read more...] about The year in review: Top news stories of 2018 month by month
At the end of last year, POLITICO Magazine asked historians if 2017 had been the craziest year in American politics. That was before 2018, when several of President Donald Trump’s onetime cronies were indicted for financial crimes, when rapper Kanye West delivered a soliloquy in the Oval Office and when an accidental alert had Hawaii residents convinced nuclear missiles were inbound for a full 38 minutes. That was before one midterm election and three government shutdowns, before the Trump administration ordered migrant children be separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and before the president’s historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It was before the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, and before 13 federal agencies issued a dire report on climate change that the White House attempted to bury. How will history remember this wild year? Which events were significant and which were distractions? POLITICO Magazine asked the smartest historians we know … [Read more...] about What Will History Books Say About 2018?