CNN’s Acosta says ‘a number of us’ get death threats from Trump supporters

CNN’s Jim Acosta said Sunday that he and numerous other White House correspondents have received death threats from supporters of the president while covering the Trump administration. “I am not the only reporter who covered this White House who has had death threats,” Acosta said on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” Sunday. “We can’t be at a place in … Read more

POLL: Majority of Republicans want Trump to Fight the Election Result

A USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Thursday found that while 96% of Democrats believe Joe Biden was legitimately elected President, only 20% of Republicans feel the same way. Asked if Trump should concede the election to Biden, 95% of Democrats agreed compared to only 37% of Republicans. A 57% majority of Republicans said Trump should … Read more

GOP lawmaker sues Pence in bid to overturn Biden win

Vice President Pence was sued Sunday by Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and several other Republicans in a far-fetched bid that appeared aimed at overturning President-elect Joe Biden’s election win. The lawsuit focuses on Pence’s role in an upcoming Jan. 6 meeting of Congress to count states’ electoral votes and finalize Biden’s victory over President Trump. Typically, the vice president’s … Read more

Legal Scholar Laurence Tribe argues Trump could be charged for “criminal obstruction of justice” for his pardons

In a new piece for the Financial Times, legal scholar Laurence Tribe claims Trump could be criminally prosecuted for his pardons, arguing “if Mr Trump abuses pardons to shield himself and key allies from justice, that could be charged as criminal obstruction of justice, an abuse of the constitutional power of clemency to accomplish an … Read more

Trump posthumously honors oldest Pearl Harbor veteran: ‘His legacy is forever etched into our country’s rich history’

President Trump signed a bill that will posthumously honor a Navy veteran who was the country’s oldest Pearl Harbor survivor. Ray Chavez died in 2018 at the age of 106, but his name will be forever remembered after Trump signed a bill last week ordering a San Diego-area post office to bear the vet’s name. “His … Read more