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"There are moments in our history so grim, so heart-rending, that they're forever fixed in each of our hearts as shared grief. Today is one of those moments."
Trump's latest dispute with social media emerged after Twitter flagged one of Trump's tweets this week.
The webinar addressed a wide range of topics, including antisemitism and the Never Again Education Act she sponsored.
Allegations followed Twitter fact-checking one of Trump’s tweets for the first time
'We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen'
Biden called Trump's behavior "macho stuff" and falsely masculine actions that were costing people's lives.
The allegations came after Twitter fact-checked one of Trump's tweets for the first time, labeling it as false.
A New York City lawmaker told a Jewish audience that she knows what it was like for Israeli soldiers to fight in the Six Day War because she’s “a Republican in New York City.”
Biden said on the the US broadcaster Fox News to an African-American co-host that ‘If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain't black.'
"[Annexation] would betray our shared democratic values by denying Palestinians’ right to self-determination in a viable, sovereign, independent and contiguous state.”
In counties that voted for Republican Donald Trump, 13 of every 100,000 people had died from the virus.
Trump, famous for his name-calling and insults, told reporters earlier in the week during a visit to Capitol Hill: "Pelosi is a sick woman. She's got a lot of problems. A lot of mental problems."
Biden also criticized Trump for the latter's calls to reopen the country in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Biden vowed that if elected, he would support the Taylor Force Act while restoring funding to security cooperation with Israel.
Twitter removed the tweet of the video after the president’s retweet. But America First Clips again tweeted out the video, saying that “Censorship in America is out of control!”
It’s a striking contrast with President Barack Obama, who Biden served as vice president and believed that working through some differences in public helped move Israel.
Democratic lawmakers said on Monday Trump might have fired the watchdog, Steve Linick, because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia.
Fox News Channel, immediately after Trump's remarks, interviewed Dr. Bob Lahita, who cautioned people not to take hydroxychloroquine.
The House and Senate both passed resolutions to block the sales. But Trump, a staunch promoter of both US arms sales and the relationship with Saudi Arabia, vetoed them.
House Democrats claim that Sec. of State Mike Pompeo personally recommended Linick's sacking because the inspector general "had opened an investigation into wrongdoing by Sec. Pompeo himself."
Trump late Friday ousted Inspector General Steve Linick, the fourth inspector general he has fired in two months, following his acquittal by the Republican-controlled Senate in his impeachment trial.
Trump said in a letter to Pelosi that he no longer had confidence in the inspector general's ability to serve, though he did not give the reason for his loss of confidence.
While they disagree on the risks the disease poses to public health, both Democrats (89%) and Republicans (88%) see the outbreak as a major threat to the US economy.
Pompeo noted that the seven states that are party to the Rome Statute have made formal submissions to the Court that assert that the ICC does not have jurisdiction to proceed with this investigation.
By a vote of 208-199 Democrats won passage of a bill that Republican leaders, who control the Senate, and President Donald Trump have vowed to block.
"We're looking at that, actually."
The group argued that the court should only be a “last resort for the prosecution of the most serious international crimes.”
The statement cited Israel’s role as a “pillar of America’s regional security framework” and US-Israel cooperation in a number of areas, including scientific research.
He mentioned a slowing in the growth of cases in hotspots such as New York, even as other areas of the country were seeing spikes.
'I’m confident that Biden will be able to advance the progressive American Jewish priorities I fought for on behalf of Sen. Sanders.'
The organization added that Biden's proposal may be “partially illegal” under the conditions of the Taylor Force Act.
If Republicans Trump and Pence were both to become incapacitated, Democratic House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi would assume presidential duties under US law.
‘We are taking serious precautions to make sure that everyone has a safe working environment,’ says administration official
"Can a single human actually be as loathsome as Ilhan Omar? It's hard to believe. She's like a parody of repulsiveness," the Fox News anchor said.
'What we're fighting against is these long-term trends in which being selfish, being tribal, being divided, and seeing others as an enemy'
News of Miller’s positive test delayed Pence’s scheduled departure Friday to Des Moines, Iowa, for more than an hour, and several staffers who had been in contact with her left the plane.
On foreign policy, Biden’s through-line is distinguishing himself from Trump and returning to a sense of coherence.
Biden has made no secret of his opposition to the Trump peace plan.
A Monmouth University poll released Wednesday found that Biden rose above Trump in a poll among registered voters 50%-41%.
The Postal Service's Board of Governors announced it had chosen North Carolina businessman Louis DeJoy to be the US postmaster general
"This indefinite prohibition is unnecessary and dangerous," the president wrote in his letter to the Senate.
Trump, speaking to reporters at a White House event marking National Nurses Day, said he tried some masks on backstage, including one from Honeywell, 3M and about four others.
One of the senators who voted no, Democrat Ron Wyden, said he opposed Evanina because Evanina had not done enough to protect whistleblowers.
'I will reopen the US consulate in East Jerusalem, find a way to re-open the PLO’s diplomatic mission in Washington.'
Asked if Trump was proclaiming "mission accomplished" in the fight against the coronavirus, Trump said, "No, not at all. The mission accomplished is when it's over."
The number of those in the youngest age group saying they sympathize more with the Palestinians tripled from 1997 to 2020, going from 10% to 30%.
'The actions of the Trump administration have upended decades of bipartisan US support for a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict'
The ban is set to expire in October 2020.
Professor Michael Nowak, has now been placed on administrative leave, according to Harvard.
"It's not your fault," Trump said in a virtual town hall. "There is more help coming. There has to be."
On August 12, the interlocutor tells Stone, “Roger, hello from Jerusalem. Any progress? He is going to be defeated unless we intervene.”
Silk made history last week when he became the first hassidic Jew to be appointed as Assistant Secretary in the US.
Trump’s past equivocations in rejecting support from white supremacists have been the prime driver of Jewish unhappiness with his administration.
The briefing was both her first as Press Secretary and the first official White House briefing given by a Press Secretary in 417 days.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden denied on Friday that he sexually assaulted a former US Senate aide in 1993.
"...if you need a vice president, I'm just saying I'm available for an interview. We can talk logistics and the details. Put it on your list. No pressure," the 34-year-old soccar star said.
In a nutshell: As our national political conversation has devolved into a rancorous, never-ending partisan feud, mayors are digging in to do the real work of governing.
Among the representatives who signed the letter: Andy Levin, Ro Khanna, Ilhan Omar, Jamie Raskin, Rashida Tlaib, Alan Lowenthal, and Ted Lieu.
'Jared is running everything. He’s the de facto president of the United States'
'The problem for the Biden campaign is not that women are uplifting these increasingly well-sourced allegations, the problem is that Biden may have committed sexual assault'
More people thought the election would be disrupted than were at least somewhat confident that the election will be fair and accurate.
Amash stated that he believes that the 2020 presidential election is a "winnable race" for the Libertarian Party
US intelligence agencies started tracking coronavirus by early November, weeks prior to that information being used in Trump's briefings.
"This is a moment that we need a leader, a president like Joe Biden," she said during a joint event online with the former vice president.
Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs admitted that it is ‘an imperfect organization’
The letter was endorsed by the Anti-Defamation League, The Jewish Federations of North America, American Jewish Committee, Hadassah, B'nai B'rith International, and many other organizations.
“With the rebirth of the Jewish state, Israel has transformed us from a downtrodden, weak, and stateless people into a proud, strong, and sovereign nation."
The short list of names to replace Azar includes Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus coordinator.
Who will he turn to for fundraising? What does it mean for his foreign policy?
In a video that begins with the infamous ‘Jews will not replace us’ march in Charlottesville, the Jewish Democratic Council of America endorses Biden.
"Soros’s political agenda REQUIRES a pandemic,” Caputo said.
The poll showed 45% of registered voters said they would support Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, while 39% said they would support Trump.
RAC director Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner said the order “is an extension of the xenophobia that has tragically guided our nation’s immigration policies during his time in office."
Azar’s optimistic public pronouncement and choice of an inexperienced manager are emblematic of his agency’s oft-troubled response to the crisis.
Another question that remains open for now is why J Street decided to give their first-ever endorsement for a presidential candidate?
Trump twice had endorsed Karofsky’s opponent, the incumbent Dan Kelly.
Under Bright's leadership, BARDA recently announced nearly $1 billion in support of vaccine manufacturing efforts by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.
The House is expected to vote on a rule change when it returns that would allow voting by proxy, but Hoyer's proposal would take it further to allow remote votes and committee work.
Massie’s campaign unearthed recent tweets by McMurtry in which he disparaged Mexicans and transgendered people, and decried the “demonization of white people.”
Despite her last name, Rosenberg isn’t Jewish — we asked her about it.
A spokesperson for Netanyahu Family said on Sunday that Yair has nothing to do with the donation that was made on his behalf as a pro-Israel PR campaign
Trump, her husband Jared Kushner, and their three young children traveled from Washington D.C. to the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in New Jersey.
"We are not opening all at once, but one careful step at a time," Trump told reporters.
This is the first time that the US would provide aid to the PA since US President Donald Trump's decision to cut all its funding.
"Today, I'm proud to endorse Joe Biden as President of the United States," Warren tweeted.
A campaign spokeswoman for Biden, the former vice president, said in a statement on Tuesday that the accusation was false.
Abortion is among a handful of fights on the front lines of America's culture wars that even a pandemic has not stopped.
The endorsement by the first black US president came after Biden's last remaining rival in the Democratic nominating race, Senator Bernie Sanders, backed Biden on Monday.
“My deepest sympathies go out to Frieda Chera and the family of the late, great, Stanley Chera, one of Manhattan’s most brilliant real estate minds,” Trump said on Twitter.
The announcement represented the latest way the pandemic has forced changes in American society
Biden accepted Sanders’ demand for a $15 minimum wage, forgiving student debt and free community colleges, but have yet to agree on the topic of free universal healthcare
Biden responded by terming Sanders "the most powerful voice for a fair and more just America.”
US deaths from the the virus topped 18,100 on Friday, according to a Reuters tally.