An Oval Office event will be held by President Trump on Thursday in order to celebrate the release of the updated guidance on religious prayer in public secondary and elementary schools. The guidance, which was last updated in 2003, would remind school districts of the rights of students, said White House Domestic Policy Council Director Joe Grogan.
Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Giuliani who has been implicated in an alleged attempt to pressure the Ukrainian government to dig up dirt on Joe Biden, says, Trump ’knew exactly what was going on’. He said he was doing so on behalf of the president and Giuliani. ’He was aware of all my movements. I wouldn’t do anything without the consent of Rudy Giuliani or the president,’ Parnas said.
Project Veritas just released a video showing a staffer for Democratic presidential candidate Sanders saying that ’Milwaukee will burn’ if Sanders doesn’t get the Democratic nomination. The staffer was identified as Kyle Jurak, an organizer for the Sanders campaign. Project Veritas was created by James O’Keefe, known for controversial undercover video recordings, calls himself a ’guerrilla journal
As per reports, the FBI visited the home and business of Connecticut congressional candidate Robert Hyde early Thursday. Investigators visited Hyde’s home in Weatogue and his landscaping business in Avon in the wake of the released texts that suggested Hyde was monitoring former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.
Attention is on a bias against Sen. Sanders by CNN. During the debate Tuesday, CNN moderator Abby Phillips persisted on the issue of Sen. Sanders having allegedly told Sen. Warren that a woman could not win the election. During the debate, immediately after Sanders denied having said that, Phillips questioned Warren ’What did you think when Sanders said a woman couldn’t win the election?’.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency and has banned firearms on the Capitol grounds in Richmond ahead of a gun rights demonstration planned for next week. The pro-Second Amendment rally is planned on January 20 by the Virginia Citizens Defense League. Gun rights supporters are opposed to efforts by Virginia Democrats to pass a slate of gun control bills backed by Northam.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn has said that the four Democratic senators running for president should recuse themselves from being jurors in President Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial. Blackburn was making a reference to Sen. Bennet, Sen. Klobuchar, Sen. Sanders, and Sen. Warren. Blackburn said the candidates shouldn’t be allowed to ’sit in judgment of the very president’ they want to replace.
CNN released a video with audio that was not covered earlier in the interaction between Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders at the end of Tuesday’s debate. While refusing to shake Sanders’ hand during a tense, post-debate talk, Warren is heard saying, ’I think you called me a liar on national TV’. ’Let’s not do it right now’, Sanders is heard saying, before adding ’You called me a liar’.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has named the impeachment managers for President Trump’s upcoming Senate trial. The team would include House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler and Congress members Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow and Sylvia Garcia.
Adoption agencies in Tennessee have been given the right to discriminate against same sex couples by lawmakers. A bill was passed by lawmakers on Tuesday to this effect. The bill has now been sent to Governor Bill Lee for his signatures.
President Donald Trump appeared to defend Senator Bernie Sanders, and said that he does not believe that the Senator from Vermont could have said that a woman could not win the presidency. The President said that it was ’not the kind of thing he’d say’. Mr. Trump also added that he personally believed that a woman could become President of the United States.
Senator Bernie Sanders said that it would be ’great’ if popular rapper Cardi B ran for political office. The Senator from Vermont said that Cardi B is concerned about all that’s happening in the United States, and also knows how it feels to live a life of poverty and struggle. Mr. Sanders said that it would be great for her to bring that kind of experience into politics.
A federal judge has put a hold on a bid by the House of Representatives to obtain President Trump’s tax returns. District Judge Trevor McFadden in Washington issued a stay, saying that he would wait for a much-anticipated appeals court decision relating to congressional subpoenas before issuing a ruling.
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren made the case that a woman could beat President Donald Trump in the presidential race, saying that the ’men on the stage’ of the debate have lost 10 elections collectively. The comments were made following Warren’s accusation that rival Bernie Sanders said a woman couldn’t become president. Sanders has denied the accusation.