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Christian Lawmakers Group Blames Satan After Twitter Poll Goes Badly Awry
A group ostensibly representing Christian lawmakers launched a poll on Twitter over the weekend asking if America would be better off with more Christians in elected office. It didn t go well Do you believe America would be better off if more Christians served in elected office Retweet Poll Election2020 America SuperTuesday Vote mdash National Association of Christian Lawmakers ChristLawmakers February 16, 2020 After more than 16,000 replies, the answer wa ...
Huffington Post - Tue. Feb 18
Trump Says Roger Stone's Conviction 'Should Be Thrown Out'
WASHINGTON AP Hours before a court session regarding his longtime ally Roger Stone, President Donald Trump is tweeting that Stone s recent conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress should be thrown out. The barrage of Tuesday morning tweets comes days after Trump earned a public rebuke from his own attorney general, William Barr, who had said the president s tweets were making it impossible for Barr to do his job. Trump tweeted Fox News commen ...
Huffington Post - Tue. Feb 18
Stephen Miller's Uncle Donates To Pro-Refugee Group As 'Wedding Gift' To Nephew
Stephen Miller, the senior White House adviser behind some of the Trump administration s most hard-line immigration policies, tied the knot over the weekend, and his uncle chose the perfect wedding gift to honor the newlyweds a donation to a refugee advocacy organization. David Glosser, a retired neuropsychologist and Miller s maternal uncle, on Monday posted a link on Facebook to a spoof online wedding registry created by comedian Samantha Bee in December ...
Huffington Post - Tue. Feb 18
Trump Grants Clemency To 11, Including Michael Milken And Rod Blagojevich
President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced a wave of sentence commutations and pardons, including for disgraced financier Michael Milken, who was convicted in 1990 of securities fraud. As part of his clemency blitz, Trump also commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich , who was convicted of federal corruption charges, including for an attempt to sell the U.S. Senate seat previously held by then-President Barack Obama . Former New York ...
Huffington Post - Tue. Feb 18
Read Live Impeachment Trial Updates As Senate Votes On Witnesses
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues Friday as senators vote on a motion to hear witnesses and if that motion fails, likely setting up votes to acquit Trump of the two charges against him. The swift acquittal promised by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell R-Ky. at the trial s outset became much more likely late Thursday, when Sen. Lamar Alexander R-Tenn. , a key swing vote, indicated he d vote against calling witnesses . GOP Sens. ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Jonah Hill Posts Funny, Poignant Tribute To His Late Brother And Kobe Bryant
Jonah Hill posted an emotional tribute Thursday to his late brother Jordan Feldstein and Kobe Bryant after the basketball legend was killed in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others on Sunday. Feldstein, the longtime manager of the pop band Maroon 5, died in 2017 at age 40 from an apparent heart attack. Hill remembered a night in 2010 he spent with his brother, sitting courtside at a Los Angeles Lakers game, and meeti ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Education Department Whistleblower Forced Out After Exposing Push Against Tran...
In December, the Education Department began termination proceedings for an employee who acted as a whistleblower over the department s treatment of transgender students, HuffPost has learned. Dwayne Bensing, a lawyer for the Office of Civil Rights within the department, says he was retaliated against after he leaked emails to a reporter at the Washington Blade . The emails indicated that Department of Education employees were violating protocols on how the ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Michael Stipe Told Donald Trump To 'Shut Up' At Concert And This Happened
Former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe recalled the time he told Donald Trump to shut up during an appearance on The Late Show Thursday. See the video above. The future president was, not surprisingly, being rude and trying to impress a female companion, Stipe said. But Trump s reaction was surprising. Because the Night singer Patti Smith was performing in a benefit concert at Joe s Pub in Manhattan in the late 1990s, Stipe told host Stephen Colbert . Stipe ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Trump's Boast About Republican Party Strength Gets A Brutal Fact-Check
President Donald Trump bragged on Sunday that the Republican Party has never been stronger or more united than it is now, even as his impeachment trial is set to begin in the Senate this week. Trump tweeted I have never seen the Republican Party as Strong and as Unified as it is right now. Thank you mdash Donald J. Trump realDonaldTrump January 19, 2020 More than a few of his critics were ready to step in with a fact-check. To dispute the strength portion ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20
Alan Dershowitz's Old Comments About Impeachment Come Back To Haunt Him
Some old comments about impeachment made by attorney Alan Dershowitz are starting to look awkward in light of his current position in defense of President Donald Trump . Dershowitz was added to Trump s legal team last week and claimed he would present a constitutional case against impeachment. Specifically, he said he planned to argue that abuse of power was not an impeachable offense. The vote was to impeach on abuse of power, which is not within the cons ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20
Larry David Finds An 'Amazing' Use For A MAGA Hat In 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Pr...
Curb Your Enthusiasm returned Sunday night for its long-awaited 10th season and Larry David wasted no time leaping right into the latest cultural landmines. The season debut featured cracks about Harvey Weinstein , sexual harassment, electric scooters, selfie sticks and President Donald Trump . The part that stuck out most to folks on social media was David donning one of Trump s signature red Make America Great Again caps but it wasn t exactly an endorsem ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20
Thousands Of Pro-Gun Activists And Far-Right Extremists Swarm Richmond, Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. Thousands of pro-gun protesters, along with extremist factions from all over the country, crowded in and around Capitol Square on Monday for a pro-gun rally that for weeks has stoked fears of violence that reached the highest levels of Virginia government. Three neo-Nazis associated with a violent white supremacist group called The Base were arrested last week after allegedly discussing plans to travel to the rally and open fire from differen ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20