Biden urges pause on Trump court pick until after…

President Donald Trump is pushing for quick confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett while his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, is imploring the Senate to delay voting on her nomination until after the Nov_ 3 election to “let the people decide.”

Pandemic overwhelms Trump's message in critical N…

President Donald Trump’s push to inject new dynamics into the final weeks of the 2020 election is being overshadowed by the frightening realities of everyday life in the pandemic

Trump Predicts Supreme Court Will Decide Election…

Trump Predicts Supreme Court Will Decide Election Outcome as He Pushes Quick Confirmation. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump took his concerns about mail-in voting one step further. . He predicted that the outcome of the November election would have to move beyond ballots and into the Supreme Court. . Trump also urged lawmakers to act swiftly in confirming his eventual Supreme Court nominee in order to avoid a four-four voting split. . I think this will end up in the Supreme Court … And I think it's very important that we have nine justices, Donald Trump, via Fox News. The Supreme Court seat in question was most recently occupied by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on September 18. . Trump has vowed to put forward a female nominee and reportedly has five "brilliant" candidates picked out. He has already nominated two conservative justices to the Supreme Court during his term, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's dubious claims on health…

President Donald Trump isn’t providing all the facts when he promises that people with preexisting medical problems will always be covered by health insurance if “Obamacare” is ruled unconstitutional

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Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that…

The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters

'Disgusted' voters in the Philly suburbs could…

Donald Trump Refuses to Commit to a Peaceful…

Donald Trump Refuses to Commit to a Peaceful Transition of Power. President Trump made the comments on Wednesday. When asked whether he would peacefully transfer power if he loses re-election in November, Trump’s response was, “we’re going to have to see what happens.” . His concerns are rooted in the belief that mail-in voting is a "disaster.". Trump’s also made claims that the election is being “rigged” in Biden’s favor. . (G)et rid of the ballots and you'll have a very ... there won't be a transfer, frankly. There'll be a continuation … the ballots are out of control, Donald Trump, via CNN. Trump gave a similar response in July when asked whether he would accept the results of the upcoming election. . I have to see. Look ... I have to see … No, I’m not going to just say yes. I’m not going to say no … , Donald Trump, via CNN

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in…

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White House

5 takeaways from NY Times report on Trump's tax…

A New York Times report that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax the year he entered the White House — and, thanks to colossal losses, no income tax at all in 11 of the 18 years that the Times reviewed — served to raise questions about Trump’s self-image as a smart and successful businessman

Cindy McCain Formally Endorses Joe Biden

Cindy McCain Formally Endorses Joe Biden. Cindy McCain, widow of late Arizona Senator John McCain, announced her endorsement of Joe Biden on Tuesday. . Her endorsement is significant, as she is a prominent Republican figure. In her official endorsement, McCain called Biden a “good and honest man.”. Joe and I don't always agree on the issues, and I know he and John certainly had some passionate arguments, but he is a good and honest man. He will lead us with dignity, Cindy McCain, via Axios. She also highlighted their different political parties, saying they are “Americans foremost.” . We are Republicans, yes, but Americans foremost. There's only one candidate in this race who stands up for our values as a nation, and that is @JoeBiden, Cindy McCain, via Axios. Biden has since thanked McCain for her endorsement, saying the election is “bigger than any one political party.” . [This election] requires all of us to come together as one America to restore the soul of the nation. Together, we'll get it done, Joe Biden, via Twitter

Trump ex-campaign boss hospitalized amid threat…

Florida police and campaign officials say President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale has been hospitalized after he threatened to harm himself

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Appellate court halts Wisconsin ballot-counting…

A federal appeals court has temporarily halted a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin

Romney Indicates He Will Support SCOTUS Nominee…

Romney Indicates He Will Support , SCOTUS Nominee Vote. Senator Mitt Romney's announcement that he would support President Donald Trump's nomination for a Supreme Court justice likely means that the nomination will be appointed. My liberal friends have over many decades gotten very used to the idea of having a liberal court but that's not written in the stars, Senator Mitt Romney, (R-UT), via Politico. [It is] appropriate for a nation that is … center-right to have a court which reflects center-right points of view, Senator Mitt Romney, (R-UT), via Politico. Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Democrats have called for a nomination process this close to the presidential election to be delayed. In calling for a delay in the nomination of a SCOTUS justice, Democrats cite the unprecedented Senate blockage of former President Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland. Romney referred to "the Merrick Garland decision" as "unfair.". However, he stated that to deny Trump's nominee as a means of making up for Merrick Garland "also wouldn't make a lot of sense," and that such a decision "just doesn't follow." . Trump has indicated he hopes to announce his nomination as early as Friday

Joe Montana, wife block attempted kidnapping of…

Authorities say Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and his wife confronted a home intruder who attempted to kidnap their grandchild over the weekend in California

Jill Biden, Doug Emhoff team up in final campaign…

Jill Biden and Doug Emhoff have rapidly become two of the Democrat ticket's most prolific surrogates

The Kennedys will soon be gone in Congress…

Russian dissident Navalny recovering faster than…

One of Alexei Navalny's aides says the Russian opposition leader is recovering from a suspected assassination attempt last month faster than expected

Macron 'ashamed' of Lebanon's political leaders…

French President Emmanuel Macron assailed Hezbollah and the entire Lebanese political class Sunday, and warned of a new civil war

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Mali transitional government appoints new prime…

Mali’s transitional president has appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, as the West African nation’s prime minister days after being sworn into office

Federal judge postpones Trump ban on popular app…

A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight