Tag: 2020 Election

Fox News cancels Lou Dobbs’ show

Fox News has cancelled its business network's “Lou Dobbs Tonight" and will air the program's final show on Friday night, the LA Times first reported.Why it matters: Dobbs, former President Trump’s favorite TV host, helped promote the baseless assertions of…

/ February 6, 2021
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State Republican Leaders Are Rushing to Exploit Trump’s Big Lie

A few days after Joe Biden’s Inauguration, Donald Trump made his first post-Presidency endorsement of a Republican candidate, in a four-way race to chair the Arizona Republican Party. Trump offered his “complete and total” endorsement to Kelli Ward, a physician…

/ February 2, 2021
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Can Joe Biden Save American Catholicism from the Far Right?

A few hours after agitators incited by President Donald Trump breached the Capitol, Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, addressed the reconvened representatives, along with a vast television audience. She denounced the “shameful attack on our democracy” and resolved…

/ January 22, 2021
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Biden opts for five-year extension of New START nuclear treaty with Russia

President Biden will seek a five-year extension of the New START nuclear arms control pact with Russia before it expires on Feb. 5, senior officials told the Washington Post.Why it matters: The 2010 treaty is the last remaining constraint on…

/ January 21, 2021
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Obituary for a Failed Presidency

Susan B. Glasser’s column will continue as Letter from Biden’s Washington. Sign up for her newsletter to get her stories delivered to your in-box every week.Precisely at noon on Wednesday, Donald Trump’s disastrous Presidency will end, two weeks to the…

/ January 20, 2021
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Feeling Betrayed, Far-Right Extremists Have A New Message For Trump: ‘Get Out Of Our Way’

ILLUSTRATION: REBECCA ZISSER/HUFFPOSTFor months, President Donald Trump’s message to his supporters was clear:The election was being stolen from him, and they needed to fight to take it back.So on January 6, during a Trump-promoted rally to “Stop the Steal,” thousands…

/ January 17, 2021
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Trump Supporters’ Main Problem Was Never The Economy

ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty ImagesSupporters of President Donald Trump rampage through the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 as Congress met to count the Electoral Votes that named Joe Biden the winner of the November election.Safe to say, the Donald Trump…

/ January 16, 2021
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The House Impeaches Trump Again, but Most Republicans Stick with Him

There are at least two ways of looking at Wednesday’s vote by the House of Representatives to impeach Donald Trump, by two hundred and thirty-two votes to a hundred and ninety-seven. Without a doubt, it was historic. Coming after an…

/ January 13, 2021
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What Should We Call the Sixth of January?

“Big protest in D.C. on January 6th,” Donald Trump tweeted before Christmas. “Be there, will be wild!” On New Year’s Day, he tweeted again: “The BIG Protest Rally in Washington, D.C. will take place at 11:00 A.M. on January 6th.”…

/ January 8, 2021
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‘The Police Didn’t Know What Was Going to Happen’: 5 Photographers on What It Was Like to Document the Storming of the US Capitol

What has historically been the routine task of ratifying the results of the US presidential election devolved into unprecedented chaos on Wednesday as insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, overrunning law enforcement and vandalizing the building in a brazen attempt to interrupt…

/ January 8, 2021
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Trump’s Reckoning—and America’s

At 3:40 A.M. on Thursday, after the longest, most terrible twenty-four hours of a long and terrible four years, Congress finally did its duty. Donald Trump hadn’t stopped it. The rampaging mob chanting Trump’s name hadn’t stopped it, nor had…

/ January 7, 2021
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‘Stain On Australia’: Miranda Devine Slammed For Blaming Capitol Riots On BLM Protesters

Australian conservative columnist Miranda Devine has been condemned online after she controversially blamed last year’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations against racial injustice for the pro-Trump riots at the US Capitol on Wednesday.   “I guess we really shouldn’t be surprised at…

/ January 7, 2021