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Trump's Hurricane Maria Tweets Get Rare Republican Pushback In Florida

6 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The GOP candidates for the top elected positions in the state tell Trump his Puerto Rico death toll denial is wrong.
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Puerto Rico's representative in Congress rejects Trump's death toll claim

Puerto Rico's representative in Congress rejects Trump's death toll claim

6 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

In a Q&A with The Washington Post, resident commissioner Jenniffer González Colon said the president's assertion about the Hurricane Maria death toll was “not the reality.”
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Trump says it's not fair to count thousands of Hurricane Maria deaths. Researchers say he's wrong

6 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Thursday dissed Puerto Rico's official death toll from Hurricane Maria, claiming it was unfair to include thousands of deaths reported in the aftermath of the storm. But federal guidance and independent researchers say it's standard practice to include deaths that occur months or even years after a natural disaster. There are no formal state or federal regulations that govern disaster-related death tolls, and officials generally rely upon reports from local medical examiners to tally up the fatalities. These examiners are usually given wide discretion to determine...
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Sen. Claire McCaskill: 'I Will Vote No On Judge Kavanaugh'

Sen. Claire McCaskill: 'I Will Vote No On Judge Kavanaugh'

The Missouri Democrat, facing a tough re-election battle, says her decision is not based on recent allegations of sexual misconduct against the nominee, but on other issues... Read more ...

Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, asked the FBI to investigate before her scheduled hearing. Read more ...

Federal Agency Says It Lost Track Of 1,488 Migrant Children

Federal Agency Says It Lost Track Of 1,488 Migrant Children

The Health and Human Services Department first disclosed that it had lost track of 1,475 children late last year, as it came under fire at a Senate hearing in April. Read more ...

Trump Tells Hurricane Florence Survivor 'At Least You Got A Nice Boat Out Of...

Trump Tells Hurricane Florence Survivor 'At Least You Got A Nice Boat Out Of The Deal'

Trump also told two survivors to "have a good time." Read more ...

Trump on Sessions: 'I Don't Have an Attorney General'

Trump on Sessions: 'I Don't Have an Attorney General'

President Trump has ripped into Attorney General Jeff Sessions plenty of times on Twitter; now he's doing it in the Oval Office. The Hill reports on its Tuesday sitdown with... Read more ...

Senate Democrats Support Christine Blasey Ford's Request for FBI Probe

Senate Democrats Support Christine Blasey Ford's Request for FBI Probe

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser wants an investigation of her sexual assault claim before she faces the Senate Judiciary Committee. Read more ...

Dark Money Groups Will Have To Disclose Their Donors In Time For The Midterms

Dark Money Groups Will Have To Disclose Their Donors In Time For The Midterms

A court order invalidating a rule that kept some election spending secret is going into effect. Read more ...

Donald Trump Says He Feels 'Terribly' For Brett Kavanaugh

Donald Trump Says He Feels 'Terribly' For Brett Kavanaugh

“It's a shame, because this is a great gentleman,” Trump said of his Supreme Court nominee. Read more ...

A Troll Doxxed Christine Blasey Ford. Twitter Let Him Back On Its Platform...

A Troll Doxxed Christine Blasey Ford. Twitter Let Him Back On Its Platform In Hours

Brett Kavanaugh's accuser has been bombarded with death threats and harassment, and has reportedly gone into hiding. Read more ...

Watch This If You're Confused About Why Kavanaugh's Accuser Didn't Speak Up...

Watch This If You're Confused About Why Kavanaugh's Accuser Didn't Speak Up Sooner

New York Times columnist and child sex abuse survivor Charles Blow explained it perfectly. Read more ...