U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis, a Republican running for governor of Florida, has notified House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan that he is resigning from Congress, an aide to Ryan said on Monday.
Ryan has received a letter from DeSantis notifying him of the resignation, the aide said. His reasons for resigning now were not immediately available.
Reporting By Richard Cowan; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama
Black MSNBC host schools Joe Walsh on N-word tweets being racist: ‘Hard to put the toothpaste back in’
Former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) is like a lighter version of President Donald Trump, said Republican strategist Shermichael Singleton. But MSNBC host Kendis Gibson couldn't help but ask Walsh about his history of racism.
In an interview after Walsh's announcement, Gibson asked hard questions about Walsh's history of racism. Walsh profusely apologized to former President Barack Obama, who Walsh waged war against during his tenure in the White House. While Wash was not a supporter of the racist birther campaign that Trump perpetuated, Wash does have a history of using racist terms on Twitter.
MSNBC analyst explains how a new poll shows voters will turn out to dump Trump
A new poll is showing shocking numbers for President Donald Trump this week, according to an MSNBC analyst.
In a Sunday afternoon discussion, conservative commentator Shermichael Singleton explained that he doesn't think Joe Walsh is going to take much out of Trump's delegate count at the Republican convention. He suggested that someone more middle of the road like former Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) would be a better option for to endanger Trump's delegate count.
Democratic strategist Drew Litman agreed, saying that if Walsh was a vice-presidential pick on a third party ticket, there was more of an opportunity to make a difference. He called Walsh just a "lighter" version of Trump.
Iran Foreign Minister Zarif perfectly Twitter-trolls Trump with photos of meeting with smiling Macron at G7
Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif used Donald Trump's favorite social media platform to get in a dig at the president and rub his nose in the fact that French President Emmanuel took time out from the busy G7 meeting he is hosting to sit down with him.
The White House was reportedly blindsided by Macron's invitation that had been kept a secret from Trump and now, if Trump wanted proof of the meeting, he need only hop on Twitter to see the evidence.
As Zarif wrote, "Iran's active diplomacy in pursuit of constructive engagement continues. Met @EmmanuelMacron on sidelines of #G7Biarritz after extensive talks with @JY_LeDria & Finance Min. followed by a joint briefing for UK/Germany. Road ahead is difficult. But worth trying."