Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announced he will self-quarantine in Texas after interacting with an individual who tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the Conservative Political Action Conference. #CNN #News
Comedian John Melendez posed as Sen. Bob Menendez and was able to call President Donald Trump while he was aboard Air Force One.
Ed Whelan, a conservative strategist and defender of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, apologized for making “an appalling and inexcusable mistake” when he claimed that Christine Blasey Ford had misidentified her alleged assailant as Kavanaugh.
The hashtag #Goyaway was trending on social media after Robert Unanue, CEO of Goya Foods, appeared in the White House Rose Garden afternoon and praised President Donald Trump.
“We are all truly blessed … to have a leader like President Trump who is a builder,” Unanue said during the Rose Garden speech. “We have an incredible builder, and we pray. We pray for our leadership, our president.”
The fact that Unanue would associate with Trump was sufficient to anger some of America’s most prominent Hispanic leaders.
CNN’s Ana Navarro explains why many in the Latino community are upset.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) slammed the version of an emergency border aid bill that passed the House Thursday, railing against what she called the lack of humanitarian provisions in the bill.
Ocasio-Cortez, who voted against a different border aid bill earlier in the week as well, said she opposes giving any more money to agencies who are enforcing President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, namely Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s move, approved by Queen Elizabeth II, to suspend Parliament lead to blowback from the opposition Labour party, protests and a lawsuit.
#Brexit #BorisJohnson #CNN #News
After the first CNN Democratic debate, Marianne Williamson was the most-Googled candidate in 49 states. But does she stand a chance? Here’s everything you need to know about the bestselling author, spiritual guru and meme-worthy 2020 presidential candidate.
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CNN’s John Avlon takes a look at the eleven people President Trump pardoned this week – they all have a Fox News connection, according to the New York Times. #CNN #News
President Donald Trump’s campaign fired several pollsters after internal polling numbers that showed the President lagging behind Democratic presidential candidates in key states were made public, according to multiple sources. CNN’s Kaitlan Collins reports. #CNN #News
Former Republican Senator and Defense Secretary William Cohen criticized members of his own party who are signing on to President Donald Trump’s election challenge, comparing them to circus animals under Trump’s control.