Cuomo, Whitmer call for Congress to investigate Trump’s response to COVID crisis

Two Democratic governors are calling for Congress to investigate the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus crisis, which they allege was politicized and impeded the U.S. response. Govs. Andrew Cuomo of New York and Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, both of whom have been criticized for their own responses to the crisis, allege that the U.S. has “the […]

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Trump praises Kentucky governor’s request for National Guard

President Trump on Wednesday praised Kentucky’s Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear for calling in the National Guard just hours before two police officers were shot during protests after a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case. “I will be speaking to the governor, we have a call scheduled,” Trump said during a press briefing at the White […]

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Family of man shot by police pushes for charges

Family and friends of Hasani Best are calling on New Jersey authorities to bring criminal charges against one or more police officers involved in his fatal shooting last month By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press September 23, 2020, 11:03 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article ASBURY PARK, N.J. — Family […]

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Anger, tears for protesters seeking justice for Taylor

Angry, confused and shedding tears, demonstrators who spent months calling for justice in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor resumed their protests Wednesday after prosecutors announced a single officer had been indicted — but not on charges involving the Black woman’s death. The protests, which rekindled as soon as news of the grand jury’s […]

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Florida AG calls for investigation into $16M Bloomberg donations to help felons vote

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is calling for further investigation into whether billionaire Mike Bloomberg violated a state statute when he reportedly raised $16 million to help felons vote in the upcoming presidential election. “Today, I sent a letter to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation into potential violations of […]

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Emmy winners hammer importance of voting while calling for social reform

Emmy winners hammer importance of voting while calling for social reform George Back Producer, Yahoo Entertainment September 21, 2020 [embedded content] The 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards may have looked a little different on Sunday, but they still served as a platform for artists to call for social justice. Several of the winners also used their […]

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Belarus sees another massive Sunday protest after opposition leader detained

Tens of thousands of Belarusians calling for the president’s resignation marched through the capital Sunday as the country’s wave of protests entered its seventh week. Hundreds of soldiers blocked off the center of Minsk, deploying water cannons and armored personnel carriers and erecting barbed-wire barriers. Protests also took place in several other cities, including Brest […]

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Dem Rep. Sean Casten raps that Trump supporters are ‘racist’ and ‘loony’ in leaked video

A video has emerged purportedly of Democrat Rep. Sean Casten calling supporters of President Trump “racist” and “loony” in a rap during an event last year. Casten, a freshmen congressman representing Illinois’ 6th district, appears on a stage before a crowd, the video obtained by the Daily Caller shows. The outlet’s report on Wednesday said the video […]

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‘Big Brother’ fans accuse Memphis Garrett of calling David Alexander N-word

Fans are calling for the eviction of “Big Brother” star Memphis Garrett after many claim they busted him uttering a racial slur on camera. During an after-hours conversation with contestant Cody Calafiore on a Wednesday night live feed of the CBS reality TV series, viewers alleged they heard Garrett say, “Dude, David’s a [N-word],” referring […]

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Max Kellerman: Why is Bruce Arians hitting the panic button after Week 1? | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman weigh in on Bruce Arians calling out Tom Brady following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Week 1 loss to the New Orleans Saints. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ […]

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Vince Carter believes in Jamal Murray, predicts Nuggets win Game 1 vs. Lakers | Get Up

Vince Carter joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up to weigh in on Jamal Murray calling out critics following the Nuggets upsetting the LA Clippers in the Western Conference semifinals, picks Denver to beat LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 and reacts to the fallout with the Clippers following a disappointing season. […]

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Should Bruce Arians be criticizing Tom Brady? | Get Up

The Get Up crew discusses Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians calling out QB Tom Brady for his struggles after a Week 1 loss to Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. #GetUp #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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CNBC’s Jim Cramer apologizes after calling Nancy Pelosi ‘Crazy Nancy’ to her face

CNBC’s Jim Cramer apologizes after calling Nancy Pelosi ‘Crazy Nancy’ to her face Stephen Proctor September 16, 2020 CNBC’s Jim Cramer found himself in hot water Tuesday morning following a “tongue-in-cheek” gaffe during a live interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Speaking to Pelosi about the ongoing coronavirus relief bill negotiations, Cramer referred to her […]

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Former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher refuses to wear a mask amid pandemic

Former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher is calling “f–king bulls–t” on the coronavirus pandemic. The 53-year-old said he refuses to wear a mask inside stores and on public transportation because he feels the rules are infringing on his rights. “There are too many civil liberties being taken away from us now,” he said, according to the […]

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Conservatives call on Obamas to use Netflix influence to nix ‘Cuties’

The politicized conflict over Netflix’s “Cuties” has now drawn the Obamas into the mix, with some calling on them to use their influence over the company to have the show nixed from the platform. Uproar ensued before the film was even released on the platform, after a poster of the French independent film “Mignonnes,” or “Cuties,” […]

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Jon Stewart joins Gillibrand, others in push for aid to veterans exposed to burn pits

Jon Stewart joined Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and others Tuesday morning in calling on Congress to provide financial assistance to veterans suffering from ailments as a result of toxic exposure from burn pits the military used to dispose of waste in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gillibrand announced a new bill that would establish presumptive coverage for […]

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Eric Reid calls the NFL’s use of Colin Kaepernick in social justice video ‘diabolical’ | KJZ

Keyshawn, JWill & Zubin weigh in on Eric Reid calling the NFL’s social justice campaign "half-hearted at best" and the league’s use of video of Colin Kaepernick kneeling while the quarterback remains unsigned "diabolical." #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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Iconic ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ mansion listed on Airbnb for $30 a night

Calling all cool cats! Will Smith has listed the iconic “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” mansion on Airbnb for the first time ever — and is offering fans the chance to chill out, max, relax all cool for only $30 a night. “Ready for the freshest staycation ever? If this place looks familiar that’s because it’s […]

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Nunes: GOP should make sure Mueller team is ‘held accountable’ after phones deleted

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., is calling for former members of Robert Mueller’s team to be held accountable after it was discovered that many of them had their phones wiped under circumstances that have drawn questions from Republicans. The deletion of phone data was disclosed upon the release of Justice Department […]

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Tony Dungy on how Cam Newton will fare playing for Bill Belichick | KJZ

Tony Dungy joins KJZ to discuss the Miami Dolphins calling out the NFL on their "fluff and empty gestures" this season, if QB Cam Newton and New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick are a match made in heaven, and expectations for QB Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ […]

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Garcelle Beauvais Is ‘Not Surprised’ Denise Richards Quit ‘RHOBH’: She ‘Had Enough’

Despite calling Denise Richards’ exit from ‘RHOBH’ a ‘plot twist,’ Garcelle Beauvais isn’t the least bit surprised about the news. Here’s what she had to say in a new interview on September 10. Garcelle Beauvais thinks Denise Richards was fed up with being the center of negative attention on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills — which ultimately led […]

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UN rights office seeks probe of reported Navalny poisoning

The office of the U.N. human rights chief is calling on the Russian government to carry out or cooperate with an independent investigation of the reported poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny By The Associated Press September 8, 2020, 10:05 AM • 2 min read GENEVA — The office of the U.N. human rights […]

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Democrats target postmaster general after report he reimbursed employees for political contributions

Democratic officials are calling for an investigation of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy following a Washington Post report that claims when he was still at his former company New Breed Logistics, DeJoy pushed employees to donate to Republicans then reimbursed them through bonuses that were higher than usual. The report, which cites former New Breed employees, alleges DeJoy used […]

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House Democrats call for probe into alleged RNC Hatch Act violations, as Trump officials dismiss concerns

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are calling for the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) to investigate what they say are “multiple” potential violations of the Hatch Act at the Republican National Convention (RNC) by top Trump administration officials. “Throughout the Convention, administration officials repeatedly used their official positions and the White House itself to bolster […]

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In Act of Heresy, N.R.A.’s Former No. 2 Calls for Gun Control

The National Rifle Association’s former second-in-command is breaking with the group’s orthodoxy and calling for universal background checks and so-called red flag laws in a new book assailing the organization as more focused on money and internal intrigue than the Second Amendment, while thwarting constructive dialogue on gun violence. The former executive, Joshua L. Powell, […]

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Ken Buck calls for congressional hearings into source of recent riot funding, following push for DOJ investigation

Rep. Ken Buck, R-Colo., is calling for congressional hearings into the source of funding for riots that have erupted in some cities this year, one day after he pushed for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to intervene with an investigation. Buck highlighted the recent experience by Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who was harassed while with […]

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