Giuliani Targeted Ukrainian President Zelenskys Top Aide

Rudy Giuliani didnt just push the Ukrainian government to announce investigations that would boost President Donald Trumps political prospects. The former New York mayorwho is not part of the U.S. governmentalso raised concerns to Ukrainian officials about a senior aide to President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to American and Ukrainian sources familiar with his comments. That aide, Andriy Bohdan, previously worked for an oligarch who had sparred with Giulianis then-allies Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman. Giulianis comments led Ukrainian officials to believe he was pushing for the aides ouster. A Zelensky administration official familiar with the discussions said he was not aware of Giuliani explicitly requesting Bohdans removal. Giulianis communications with Ukrainian government officials and efforts to influence their decisions are …

Trump Tells Allies He Wants Absolved War Criminals to Campaign for Him

If Donald Trump gets his wish, hell soon take the three convicted or accused war criminals he spared from consequence on the road as special guests in his re-election campaign, according to two sources who have heard Trump discuss their potential roles for the 2020 effort. Despite international backlash to Trumps Nov. 15 clemencyfallout from which cost Navy Secretary Richard Spencer his job on SundayTrump believes he has rectified major injustices. Two people tell The Daily Beast theyve heard Trump talk about how hed like to have the now-cleared Clint Lorance, Matthew Golsteyn, or Edward Gallagher show up at his 2020 rallies, or even have a moment on stage at his renomination convention in Charlotte next year. Right-wing media have …

Hello, John Bolton? This Is History Calling

Is former National Security Adviser John Bolton going to sell it, or give it away? (It, of course, being his birds-eye view of the president putting his own interest, in getting an advantage in the 2020 election, over the interests of his country.) Will he or wont he? is the drama that remains after the pause, if not the end, of House Intelligence Committee hearings into impeachment. In a series of volleys after he wrested control of his Twitter account back from the White House, Bolton President Recep Trayyip Erdogan to turn against our Kurdish allies because of his business interests in Turkey, as Trump trumpeted a fakecease fire and a Russian flag was being raised over an abandoned base …

Kid Rock Booted From Bar Stage After Tirade Against Oprah, Joy Behar, & Kathie Lee Gifford – Perez Hilton

Come after Oprah Winfrey, and the internet comes after you! While at his Honky Tonk bar in Nashville, Kid Rock went on a vulgar tirade against the SuperSoul Conversations host before being escorted off stage by a uniformed man. As seen in footage obtained by TMZ (watch it He says on stage: “I don’t like Oprah Winfrey or Joy Behar… they can suck a dick sideways.” Later in the clip, the 48-year-old repeats “F**k Oprah Winfrey” and “F**k Kathie Lee Gifford,” while continuing to swear profusely. A member of the audience can be heard saying Pamela Anderson‘s ex is “blackout drunk” while others call him out for being racist. At another point, the musician says: “I’m not a bad guy, …

Here’s What We Know About Whether Pence Will Run For President If Trump’s Impeached

Drew Angerer/Getty Images News/Getty Images Will Mike Pence Run For President In 2020? Here’s What We Know By Shelby Black Nov 24, 2019 As the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump moves forward, the future of the White House hangs in the balance. White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham referred to the inquiry as Democrats’ way to “weaponize politics” in an emailed statement to Elite Daily on Sept. 24, but that hasn’t stopped some people’s speculation about whether President Trump will be impeached. If that’s the case, will Mike Pence run for president in 2020? Well, he’ll definitely be on the ballot, at least. So far, there’s no word on whether Vice President Pence plans to run in the 2020 …

Trump, White House confused about gender of dog involved in al-Baghdadi raid

President Donald Trump and the White House cant seem to agree on whether the dog involved in al-Baghdadi raid is a very good girl or a very good boy. Conan the dog took part in the mission that resulted in ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadis death in October. The confusion began on Monday when Trump awarded Conan. Trump, along with Vice President Mike Pence, referred to Conan with male pronouns. A reporter then said a White House official confirmed on background that Conan is actually female, according to Slate. Later on, according to a White House official, it was declared that Conan is a male. Very important correction to my earlier poll reports. Conan The Dog is a very good …

Influencers offered money to post pro-Cory Booker sponcon

Influencers convince thousands of fans to use their promo code for discounts on endless products, from fitness tea to makeup palettes. Now, these same social media icons could potentially influence the political process. A political action committee (PAC) was attempting to pay influencers to seemingly endorse Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker, according to BuzzFeed News. Super PAC United We Win confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it launched a campaign on AspireIQ, which is a platform where influencers find sponsorship opportunities, in order to reach potential voters on social media. United We Wins campaign was titled United We Win: Keep Cory Booker In The Fight. AspireIQ has since removed the campaign. Tell your supporters to keep Cory in the fight with …

Trump’s Former White House Counsel May Have To Testify To Congress

Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images Will Don McGahn Testify To Congress? This Ruling Got Very Specific By Shelby Black Nov 26, 2019 Just when you might have thought the impeachment testimonies were slowing down, the stakes got even higher. On Monday, Nov. 25, a federal judge ruled that a former White House counsel must obey a subpoena issued by the House Judiciary Committee. So, will Don McGahn testify to Congress? The drama continues. Federal District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ruled on Nov. 25 that former White House counsel Don McGahn must obey a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to testify to Congress. Jackson also ruled that McGahn will have the right to “invoke executive privilege where appropriate” …

Muslim Council criticises Tories over Islamophobia

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMuslim Council of Britain’s Miqdaad Versi says Islamophobia is “endemic, institutional within the Conservative Party” The Muslim Council of Britain has accused the Conservative Party of “denial, dismissal and deceit” over the issue of Islamophobia. The MCB said the party had a “blind spot for this type of racism” and had failed to take steps to tackle it. The group was responding to criticism of Labour’s handling of anti-Semitism by the chief rabbi. Conservative leader Boris Johnson said party members guilty of Islamophobia “are out first bounce”. In the Times, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis said Labour had not done enough to tackle anti-Semitism and urged people to “vote with their conscience” in …

Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving Tweet Is A Message To “All Americans”

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving Day 2019 Tweet Is A Message To “All Americans” By Shelby Black Nov 28, 2019 On Thursday, Nov. 28, people across the United States gathered with loved ones and enjoyed some classic Thanksgiving Day dishes. No matter if you’re spending the holiday eating a feast, or relaxing at home, there’s no wrong way to show gratitude. Well, clearly the president agrees, because Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving Day 2019 tweet was a festive message for “all Americans” celebrating the holiday. On Nov. 28, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to share a celebratory tweet in honor of Thanksgiving. To ring in the occasion, the POTUS shared a photo of himself and the First Lady from the …

Antisemitism is vile, says Corbyn after rabbi’s criticism

Labour leader says there is no place for antisemitism in party and it will not be tolerated Jeremy Corbyn has reiterated his belief that there is no place in Labour for antisemitism and vowed it would not be tolerated following claims from the chief rabbi that he has allowed the party to become poisoned with antisemitism. Justin Welby, in effecttweet highlighting the deep sense of insecurity and fear felt by many British Jews. At the launch of the partys race and faith manifesto, Corbyn said: Antisemitism in any form is vile and wrong. It is an evil within our society there is no place for it and under a Labour government it will not be tolerated in any form whatsoever. …

Booker Jabs Biden on Marijuana at the Democratic Debate: Are You High?

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker took aim at former vice president Joe Biden at dominated the Democratic field in black support. But on the issue of marijuana legalization, his views appear to trend more conservative than most Democratic voters. According to a

Democrat clarifies support for impeachment after saying ‘I don’t see the value’ in removing Trump from office

(CNN)Michigan Democratic Rep. Brenda Lawrence said Tuesday she remains supportive of the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry following comments over the weekend in which she said she preferred censuring Trump to impeaching and removing him from office. On Tuesday, Lawrence’s office put out a statement affirming her support for impeachment. “I was an early supporter for impeachment in 2017,” she said in the statement. “The House Intelligence Committee followed a very thorough process in holding hearings these past two weeks. The information they revealed confirmed that this President has abused the power of his office, therefore I continue to support impeachment. However, I am very concerned about Senate Republicans and the fact that they would find this behavior by the President acceptable.” …

‘The Gordon Problem’ set to testify in impeachment inquiry’s main event

Ambassador Kurt Volker, left, former special envoy to Ukraine, and Tim Morrison, a former official at the National Security Council are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Then, William Taylor, the U.S. chargé d’affaires for Ukraine, told lawmakers that Sondland himself said “everything” — a White House visit for Ukraine’s new leader and the release of military aid to the former Soviet republic — was contingent on a public announcement of investigations into the 2016 election and into Ukraine gas company Burisma Holdings. (Hunter Biden held a highly lucrative role on the board of Burisma, despite having little relevant experience, while his father oversaw Ukraine policy as vice president.) Weeks later, after testimony from Taylor …