Democratic Lawmakers Erupt After Election Security Briefings Are Terminated

The sudden decision by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to cut off congressional briefings on election security is a “shocking abdication of its lawful responsibility” and a “betrayal of the public’s right to know how foreign powers are trying to subvert our democracy,” said a stinging statement Saturday from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.). “This intelligence belongs to the American people. … The American people have both the right and the …

Melania Trump to headline second night of Republican convention – live

8.55pm EDT 20:55 Fact check: Neil Gorsuch and tribal rights Myron Lizer, the vice president of the Navajo Nation, opened the RNC tonight, and lauded Trump for strengthening the Supreme Court “by nominating strong conservative judges like Neil Gorsuch, who supports Native American rights.” He has a point. Part of what Lizer was referring to was a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling last month in the case of McGirt v. Oklahoma. It was a rare legal victory for Native American rights …

‘Watch Me, Mr. President’: Biden Laughs Off Trump’s Biggest Lines Of Attack

Former Vice President Joe Biden laughed off two of President Donald Trump’s favorite attack lines.  Trump has questioned Biden’s mental fitness, calling him “not all there” and “mentally shot.” But Biden chuckled when asked about it by ABC’s David Muir.  “Watch me, Mr. President, watch me,” he said. “Look at us both. Look at us both, what we say, what we do, what we control, what we know, what kind of shape we’re in. Come on” Biden said mental acuity is a …

Watch live: Barack Obama, Kamala Harris and Hillary Clinton to speak at DNC Day 3

[The stream is slated to start at 9 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] Former President Barack Obama is set to speak at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday as the party lays out its vision for how a Joe Biden presidency would handle the coronavirus pandemic and rebuild the U.S. economy.   The third night of the convention will see California Sen. Kamala Harris accepting the Democratic Party’s …

Here’s what Kamala Harris will say at the Democratic National Convention

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris holds her first organizing event in Los Angeles as she campaigns in the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination race in Los Angeles, California, May 19, 2019.   WASHINGTON – Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will use her highly anticipated speech Wednesday night to describe the vision of America that she was raised with, and to contrast it with the state of the country today under President Donald Trump.   The California senator is the daughter …