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In Detroit NAACP speech, Biden warns 'unhinged' Trump is looking for 'revenge' in 2024

(Michigan Advance) President Joe Biden told a crowd in Detroit on Sunday night that former President Donald Trump is seeking reelection not to lead the country, but for “revenge.” “Trump isn’t running to lead America. He’s running for revenge. And revenge is no way to lead a country,” Biden said at the Detroit NAACP’s 69th annual Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner. “You can’t build a future on revenge.”

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Biden on Trump's next Supreme Court pick: 'Do you think he'll put anybody who has a brain?'

(The Hill) In a political speech at the NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner on Sunday, Biden attacked his political rival for appointing justices to the high court who ultimately contributed to decisions he views unfavorably. “He brags about getting Roe v Wade overturned,” Biden said about Trump. “He not only denies reproductive freedom, but worsens the mortality rate for Black moms, who are nearly three times more likely to die from pregnancy complications than a white woman.”

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Trump Floats a 3-Term Presidency

(Political Wire) “Donald Trump on Saturday floated the idea of a third term if he wins in November,” Politico reports. Said Trump: “You know, FDR 16 years — almost 16 years — he was four terms. I don’t know, are we going to be considered three-term? Or two-term?” “It’s not the first time Trump has mentioned extending his stay in the White House, an idea he suggested while on the campaign trail in 2020. His latest remarks provide more fodder for the Biden campaign, which seized on the comments as it tries to paint Trump as a threat to democracy and institutional norms.”

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Schumer announces Senate to vote this week on previously blocked bipartisan border bill

(CNN) Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, attempting to put political pressure on Republicans, announced Sunday that the chamber will vote this week on a long-negotiated bipartisan border bill that Republicans blocked earlier this year. The New York Democrat called the legislation “a tough, serious-minded, and – critically, bipartisan – proposal to secure our border” in a “Dear Colleague” letter.

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U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson won't pledge to accept result of 2024 presidential election

(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is not pledging to accept the result of the November presidential election, leaving a door open to objecting to the certification of election results — a scenario that prompted an attack on the U.S. Capitol four years ago when former President Donald Trump lost reelection. Johnson told The Cap Times on Saturday he could not answer whether he would accept the results of the 2024 presidential election, calling it an "impossible hypothetical."

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'People are in no mood to mourn': mixed reactions in Tehran after death of President Ebrahim Raisi

(The Guardian) Activists in Iran have said there is little mood to mourn the death of the country’s president, Ebrahim Raisi, who was killed in a helicopter crash near the border with Azerbaijan on Sunday. Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, announced a five-day public mourning period after the deaths of Raisi, the foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other passengers on the helicopter. However, Iranians who spoke to the Guardian have refused to lament the death of a man who they say was responsible for hundreds of deaths in his four-decade political career.

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Sen. Marco Rubio won't commit to accepting 2024 election results

(NBC News) Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, widely seen as a potential vice presidential pick for former President Donald Trump, on Sunday refused to say whether he would accept the results of the 2024 presidential election, instead blaming Democrats for sowing doubts about the election. The senator, appearing on NBC News' "Meet the Press," said, "I think you're asking the wrong person.

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Republicans once claimed to be the party of law and order, and are now the party of neither law nor order.

(Signal Press) Members of Congress, lawmakers, standing outside a courtroom where a law breaker is being tried, as the Constitution of the United States requires, demonstrating support of his inability to exercise self-control and for his contempt for the law, are really sending a very clear message that they, too, hold the law in contempt, and resent any attempt to enforce it. They are taking a position that tells the country, loud and clear, that they are not American patriots at all, but that they are standing against the rule of law that their own political party once trumpeted as a campaign theme.

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Republicans look to reverse rule based on gun law they backed

28 min ago - Posted May 20, 2024 at 5:00am Republican backers of a once-in-a-generation gun violence bill now lead the charge against one part of the Biden administration’s implementation of the law, a falling out that illustrates the delicacy of trust requi ... (Roll Call)

America's largest LGBTQ rights group plans $15 million swing state blitz to re-elect Biden

1 hr ago - May 20, 2024, 7:00 AM EDT WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ rights group in the United States, is launching a $15 million commitment to help Democratic President Joe Biden defeat Republican Donald Trump in the 2024 electi ... (NBC News)

Biden's latest push to take control of the inflation narrative

1 hr ago - 4 hours ago The Biden administration released a memo to its allies outlining its actions to combat rising costs — and blaming Republicans for blocking its efforts. Why it matters: It's an attempt to tell Americans that the White House is focuse ... (Axios)

Toxic Gaslighting: How 3M Executives Convinced a Scientist the Forever Chemicals She Found in Human Blood Were Safe

2 hrs ago - Decades ago, Kris Hansen showed 3M that its PFAS chemicals were in people’s bodies. Her bosses halted her work. As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, she wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the w ... (ProPublica)

The Dali cargo ship is on the move, almost 2 months after it crashed into and collapsed Baltimore's Key Bridge

2 hrs ago - Updated 8:02 AM EDT, Mon May 20, 2024 WBAL Timelapse shows moment Dali ship moved CNN -- The cargo ship Dali is being moved from the site of its catastrophic collision with the Francis Scott Key Bridge in a crucial step toward fully reopening the b ... (CNN)

London court rules WikiLeaks founder Assange can appeal against an extradition order to the US

2 hrs ago - Updated 8:29 AM EDT, May 20, 2024 LONDON (AP) -- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can appeal against extradition to the United States on espionage charges, a London court ruled Monday -- a decision likely to further drag out an already long legal sag ... (AP)

US Pediatricians Group Reverses Decades-Old Ban on Breastfeeding for Those With HIV

2 hrs ago - May 20, 2024, at 12:03 a.m. People with HIV can breastfeed their babies, as long as they are taking medications that effectively suppress the virus that causes AIDS, a top U.S. pediatricians’ group said Monday in a sharp policy change. The new ... (US News and World Report/AP)

Biden on Trump's next Supreme Court pick: 'Do you think he'll put anybody who has a brain?'

3 hrs ago - 05/19/24 9:57 PM ET President Biden asked the audience at an NAACP Detroit chapter dinner to consider whether they think former President Trump, if elected for a second term in the White House, would fill hypothetical vacancies at the Supreme Court w ... (The Hill)

EXCLUSIVE: ICC seeks arrest warrants against Sinwar and Netanyahu for war crimes over October 7 attack and Gaza war

3 hrs ago - Published 6:41 AM EDT, Mon May 20, 2024 CNN — The International Criminal Court is seeking arrest warrants for Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity over the ... (CNN World)

US judge blocks Biden-backed rule expanding gun background checks

4 hrs ago - May 20, 2024 4:49 AM EDT Updated an hour ago May 19 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Sunday blocked the Biden administration from fully implementing a new rule that would require gun dealers to obtain licenses and conduct background checks when selling ... (Reuters)

Ohio judge set to rule on state's near-total ban on abortions

5 hrs ago - 10 hours ago A judge in Ohio could rule as soon as Monday in a case that could overthrow the state’s 2019 abortion ban. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Christian Jenkins is considering a case brought by a group of Ohio abortion clinics which ... (UK Independent)

Blinken orders crackdown on Israel-Hamas leaks

6 hrs ago - 05/19/2024 04:07 PM EDT Secretary of State Antony Blinken directed his top staff to crack down on leaks about diplomacy relating to the Israel-Hamas war, saying clearly that he was “angry” with the constant stream of press reports revealing ... (Politico)

"No survivors" found at crash site of helicopter carrying Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi, Iranian agencies report

11 hrs ago - "No survivors" were found at the crash site of the helicopter carrying Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi, Iranian state news agency IRINN and semi-official news agency Mehr News reported. Some background: A former hardline judiciary chief, Raisi was Ira ... (CNN)

Samuel Alito Sold Anheuser-Busch Stock During Right-Wing Boycott: Report

11 hrs ago - SUSPICIOUS TIMING Brett Bachman Updated May 19, 2024 10:33PM EDT / U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito sold off a chunk of stock in Anheuser-Busch Inbev in August 2023, just as a vicious right-wing boycott campaign of the company was reaching ... (daily beast)

Schumer announces Senate to vote this week on previously blocked bipartisan border bill

12 hrs ago - Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, attempting to put political pressure on Republicans, announced Sunday that the chamber will vote this week on a long-negotiated bipartisan border bill that Republicans blocked earlier this year. The New York Demo ... (CNN)

Simone Biles wins US Classic ahead of hotly-anticipated Olympics return in Paris

14 hrs ago - 9 hours ago Simone Biles certainly looks ready for Paris with more than two months to go before the Olympic games begin. The gymnastics superstar began her bid for a third Olympic team looking as dominant as ever at the US Classic on Saturday, winni ... (UK Independent)

Democrats argue Biden and his record will help him win backing of Black voters

15 hrs ago - Published 12:15 p.m. ET May 19, 2024 | Updated 12:16 p.m. ET May 19, 2024 Democrats on Sunday fanned out on the major cable TV talk shows in defense of President Joe Biden's record with predictions that by November he would win a second term behind t ... (USA Today)

U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson won't pledge to accept result of 2024 presidential election

16 hrs ago - Molly Beck May 19, 2024MADISON – U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson is not pledging to accept the result of the November presidential election, leaving a door open to objecting to the certification of election results — a scenario that prompted an atta ... (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Iran's President Missing After Helicopter Crash in Dense Fog

16 hrs ago - (Bloomberg) -- Rescue teams are searching into the night to try to locate Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi after his helicopter crashed on his way back from a visit to the country’s northwest. There was dense fog in the region, making conditions ... (Bloomberg News via Yahoo)

Van Hollen: 'I do not have concerns' about Biden at debate

16 hrs ago - May 19, 2024, 9:12 AM Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., said Sunday that he's unconcerned about how President Joe Biden will fare at his first debate with former President Donald Trump next month. The two candidates' agreement bucked the Commission on Pr ... (ABC News)

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