By Jennifer Mercieca, Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Aggie Agora, Texas A&M University . Trump points a finger. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik President Donald Trump threatens people a lot. He menaces, he bullies and then he explains his words away. As a scholar of American political rhetoric, I have paid close attention to Trump’s…ADVERTISEMENT
Trump has until the close of business Friday to prove ‘vote-by-mail fraud’ in Pennsylvania: Federal judge
CNN's Jim Sciutto reported Thursday that President Donald Trump, his campaign and the Republican Party was given 24 hours to prove that there is vote-by-mail fraud in Pennsylvania.
"The Court finds that instances of voter fraud are relevant to the claims and defenses in this case," Federal District Judge J. Nicholas Ranjan said in an opinion. He told Republicans they would have to provide evidence of the fraud to the Democratic Party and the Sierra Club, groups part of the lawsuit.
Criminally charged gym owner rallies against ‘COVID-19 police’ in California
SAN DIEGO — In the days after he became the first San Diego County business owner criminally charged for defying coronavirus-related health orders, Ramona gym owner Peter San Nicolas took to Facebook to decry the “Covid police” treating business owners “like common criminals. ”On Tuesday night, San Nicolas held an informal town hall-style meeting outside the Ramona Fitness Center for himself and other business owners to voice their frustrations with state and local shutdown orders. The meeting came eight days after San Nicolas learned that San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan had ch... (more…)
The Lincoln Project seeks to peel wavering GOP voters away from Trump with $1 million ad blitz
The anti-Trump PAC led by conservatives, The Lincoln Project, is gearing up to launch a million dollar digital ad campaign this Thursday, Yahoo News reports.
“We’ve ... been doing this with a purpose,” said Mike Madrid, a veteran GOP political operative who oversees LP’s political operations. “These ads have been running in limited runs as we check the analytics to see how the response is. And now, in the last 80, 90 days, it's all about execution. So we’re now putting the money and the firepower behind it in eight key States where we think it will make a difference by moving Republican votes.”