A ’Keep America Great’ rally will be organized by the Trump campaign in Milwaukee, on Tuesday night. The city will also host the Democratic National Convention in July. While President Trump will be organizing his rally, presidential candidates from the Democratic Party will be participating in a presidential debate in Iowa.
Rudy Giuliani, the personal attorney of US President Donald Trump, has been lobbying to join his defense team for the upcoming impeachment trial. Reportedly, the efforts have so far been rebuffed. Giuliani has earlier stated that he would ’love to try the case.’
Elizabeth Warren acknowledged reports that Bernie Sanders told her in a private chat that a woman would not win in a presidential general election. Sanders has denied the report. Issuing a statement Monday Warren said: ’Among the topics that came up was what would happen if Democrats nominated a female candidate...I thought a woman could win; he disagreed,’ Warren said in the statement.
Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City has a battalion of 1,000 workers who will be handling his presidential campaign. The media baron, who is a presidential candidate from the Democratic Party has used his personal finances to build a national campaign as he looks to emerge as the primary challenger to President Trump.
Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) suspended his presidential campaign on Monday, acknowledging that he no longer has the resources to continue his bid for the Democratic nomination. Booker had tried to appeal to voters on the themes of love and unity but failed to garner much support. He said he ’no longer saw a path to victory.’
A Wisconsin judge on Monday found the state’s elections commission, including three of its members, in contempt of court for their failure to remove thousands of people from voter rolls. The judge ordered the three Democratic commission members to each pay $250 a day for every day they fail to comply, while the commission itself must pay $50 a day.
William Barr, the Attorney General of the United States announced on Monday that the shooting incident that took place at the Pensacola naval base in December 2019 was an ’act of terrorism’ and was undertaken by a person motivated by ’jihadist ideology’. Three people died in the shooting incident.
Representative Dan Kildee appeared to mock President Donald Trump, and said that he hopes that Mitch McConnell, the Senate Majority Leader is not taking advice from the President, who has a ’coloring book’ understanding of the Constitution. President Trump has repeatedly called the impeachment inquiry a ’hoax’ and hit out against it on several occasions.
President Donald Trump on Monday morning posted a tweet, hitting out at Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Chuck Schumer, the Senate Minority Leader. Accusing the Democrats of trying to ’save Iran’, the President shared a photo wherein Ms. Pelosi can be seen wearing a hijab while Mr. Schumer can be seen wearing a turban.
Natalie May Edwards, a former U.S. Treasury Department official, pleaded guilty to leaking confidential documents relating to Paul Manafort and others to a reporter from digital media company BuzzFeed. Prosecutors say Edwards disclosed suspicious activity reports connected to Manafort, his longtime associate Rick Gates, the Russian embassy and others.
US President Donald Trump has tweeted that the Senate risked giving credibility to the ’impeachment hoax’ by conducting a trial. He added that the impeachment trial should not even be allowed to proceed.
US President Donald Trump will be addressing the American Farm Bureau Federation at its annual convention in Austin, Texas. This will be the third consecutive year the President has spoken at the event. He is likely to highlight the limited trade agreement with China. Earlier, the Trump administration offered billions of dollars in subsidies to farmers who were hit by the President’s trade policy.