McEnany: Dems trying to delay Supreme Court nomination show ‘blatant disregard for the US Constitution’

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany blasted Democrats who want to delay the Supreme Court nomination until after the inauguration – saying that they are showing a “blatant disregard for the U.S. Constitution.” “Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have shown blatant disregard for the U.S. Constitution,” the press secretary told reporters during a press briefing on […]

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Ted Cruz predicts Senate Republicans will have votes to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court nominee before election

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, appeared on Fox News Monday night to press the importance of filling the Supreme Court vacancy after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death. “I think this is exactly why President Trump was elected,” Cruz told “The Ingraham Angle,” promoting his new book “One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change […]

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Schumer and AOC call on voters to pressure GOP senators into delaying Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., held a joint press conference on Sunday regarding the Supreme Court vacancy left behind following the passsing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and urged the country to pressure Republicans into delaying President Trump’s potential nominee until after the November election. Schumer, who spoke from James Madison High School in Brooklyn where […]

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AP Top 25: No. 12 Miami rises; Marshall jumps into rankings

A week before Big Ten teams become eligible again for the Associated Press college football poll, No. 25 Marshall is ranked for the first time since 2014 and Miami jumped to No. 12 after a conference road victory. Clemson remained a nearly unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25 on Sunday after another light […]

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Trump calls mail-in voting a scam, says Democrats are setting up election ‘mess’

President Trump called mail-in voting a “scam” during a Friday press conference, attempting to draw a line between people that specifically request absentee ballots, and states where mail-in ballots are being widely issued. “They’re sending out tens of millions of ballots to everybody, people that didn’t expect them. People are getting inundated with ballots, they’ll […]

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Trump Wanted to Swap Puerto Rico for Greenland, Now Says He’s ‘The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Puerto Rico’

During Friday’s press conference the president, staying true to form, once again lied to the media and to the American people. While boasting about his decision to finally send an additional 13 billion in aid to Puerto Rico – three years after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on the still-recovering US territory, Trump had the audacity […]

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Expensive instructors: The salaries of every Power Five college football coach

Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason (Mark Humphrey / Associated Press) Coach: Derek Mason 2017 salary: $3.3 million Year at school, record: Seventh, 27-47 Coaching resume: Mason was an assistant at Stanford under Jim Harbaugh, then David Shaw, before coming to Vanderbilt in 2014. He has yet to deliver a winning season in Nashville, but managed to […]

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McEnany quiet on reports of positive coronavirus tests at White House

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany refused to confirm or deny reports that multiple White House staff members had tested positive for coronavirus. “Have any members of the White House staff recently tested positive for coronavirus?” Fox News’ John Roberts asked McEnany at a news briefing Wednesday. “I don’t share people’s personal medical information,” McEnany […]

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A look at UCLA’s four graduate transfers in football

Defensive back Qwuantrezz Knight (Brandon Wade / Associated Press) Position: Defensive back Previous schools: Maryland, Kent State Undergraduate degree: Integrated studies Graduate program: Transformative coaching and leadership in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies How he got here: Knight spent the 2019 season at Kent State after transferring from Maryland, where he […]

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Sparks’ Candace Parker chosen WNBA defensive player of the year

Sparks forward Candace Parker was chosen Associated Press defensive player of the year Tuesday after leading the WNBA in rebounding. With 9.7 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots per game this season, Parker anchored the third-rated Sparks defense as the team finished third in the league standings. The Sparks open the playoffs Thursday in a single-elimination […]

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Aces’ A’ja Wilson named AP WNBA player of the year

The Associated Press named Las Vegas’ A’ja Wilson the WNBA player of the year. | Mike Carlson/AP The Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot voted to All-WNBA team. A’ja Wilson has been the cornerstone of the Las Vegas franchise since she was drafted and took her game to another level this season, earning her The Associated Press WNBA […]

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Florence Howe, ‘Mother of Women’s Studies,’ Dies at 91

Florence Howe, a key architect of the women’s studies movement and the founder of the Feminist Press, a literary nonprofit dedicated to promoting social justice and amplifying overlooked voices, died on Saturday in Manhattan. She was 91. The Feminist Press confirmed her death in a statement. Ms. Howe, who lived on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, […]

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McEnany calls out White House press corps for lack of interest in Mueller team wiping phones

The White House press corps isn’t paying enough attention to new and important developments surrounding the Justice Department’s conduct in the Russia investigation, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on “Hannity” Friday. “They don’t care,” McEnany told host Sean Hannity. “How many times have I been asked questions about very legitimate things like Michael Flynn, the injustice done […]

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Biden spokesman refuses to discuss whether former VP used teleprompter to answer questions

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s national press secretary attempted to deflect a question about whether the Democratic nominee used a teleprompter to answer questions from regular Americans Thursday, claiming President Trump’s campaign was trying to use the issue as a “distraction.” “We are not going to — this is straight from the Trump campaign talking points,” TJ Ducklo told “Special Report” host Bret […]

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British hiker, 80, missing for three days, shows up at own press conference

An 80-year-old man who disappeared while hiking in England Saturday showed up at his own press conference Tuesday just as family members were about to organize a search party to find him. A video posted on Facebook by the Tan Hill Inn, where the press conference was set to take place, shows octagenarian Harry Harvey being led into the pub by […]

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White House Press Secretary Claims Trump “Never Lied” to Public on Coronavirus

new video loaded: White House Press Secretary Claims Trump “Never Lied” to Public on Coronavirus transcript Back bars 0:00/1:05 –1:05 transcript White House Press Secretary Claims Trump “Never Lied” to Public on Coronavirus The White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, defended President Trump when asked whether he knowingly downplayed the threat of the coronavirus, as […]

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McEnany defends Trump after Woodward book claims he said coronavirus ‘deadly,’ despite publicly downplaying it

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended President Trump on Wednesday after a book by journalist Bob Woodward claimed Trump said he knew the coronavirus was “deadly” but went to great lengths to downplay the virus in public. “When you are facing insurmountable challenges, it is important to express confidence, it is important to express […]

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AFC West preview: Patrick Mahomes and Chiefs will be tough to topple

Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press) Advertisement 2019 | 5-11, 4th in West Last year in playoffs | 2018 WHAT HAPPENED LAST SEASON A year after finishing 12-4, the Chargers took a big step backward. They went 5-11 with nine of those losses coming by a touchdown or less. The […]

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AFC South preview: Titans poised to build off strong playoff run

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. (Brett Coomer / Associated Press) Advertisement 2019 | 10-6, 1st in South Last year in playoffs | 2019 WHAT HAPPENED LAST SEASON The 2019 Texans followed an interesting pattern: lose one game, win the next two. That happened five times last season, with the Texans going 10-6 (they lost their […]

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AFC North preview: Pittsburgh Steelers look to reclaim the division

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow. (Bryan Woolston / Associated Press) Advertisement 2019 | 2-14, 4th in North Last year in playoffs | 2015 WHAT HAPPENED LAST SEASON The Bengals were eliminated from playoff contention by the end of Week 11. That’s because, for the first time in history, they lost their first 11 games. It […]

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NFC East preview: Eagles look for more consistency after disappointing season

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz passes in practice. (Chris Szagola / Associated Press) 2019 | 9-7, 1st in East Last year in playoffs | 2019 Advertisement Advertisement WHAT HAPPENED LAST SEASON With offseason acquisitions that included DeSean Jackson and Jordan Howard, the Eagles had high hopes of getting back to the Super Bowl. Instead, they […]

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AFC East preview: Bills look to break Patriots’ division dominance

Advertisement New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton. (Steve Senne / Associated Press) 2019 | 12-4, 1st in East Last year in playoffs | 2019 WHAT HAPPENED LAST SEASON The Patriots started 8-0 for the third time in history, but the cracks began to show in the second half of the season when they lost to […]

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Journalists for US media face possible expulsion from China

An organization of foreign correspondents says China is delaying the renewal of press cards for at least five journalists working at four U.S. media outlets By The Associated Press September 7, 2020, 9:53 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China is delaying the renewal of press cards […]

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Reports: China targets press cards for some US media

China has reportedly suspended full renewal of press accreditation for some journalists at U.S. media outlets in apparent retribution for Washington’s targeting of Chinese reporters working in the United States By The Associated Press September 7, 2020, 5:01 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China has reportedly […]

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