NBC’s Chuck Todd grills Senator John Kennedy for echoing Putin’s talking points and doing Trump’s ‘dirty work’

During an appearance on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” GOP Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana accused former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko of interfering with the 2016 election on behalf of Hillary Clinton. The accusation came just one week after Kennedy walked b…

Analysis: Takeaways from today’s impeachment hearing

(CNN)On Wednesday morning, the House Judiciary Committee convened its first hearing in the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump — bringing in four constitutional lawyers to debate what, exactly, constitutes “high crimes and misdemeanors” and…

With Trump, All Roads Lead to Moscow

Who would benefit from these announcements? Mr. Trump, who believes his re-election prospects are threatened most by Mr. Biden, and Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, who has been working for years to make Ukraine the fall guy for his own interference i…

Democrats claim victory in key Virginia and Kentucky elections

Democrats claim victory in key Virginia and Kentucky elections

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Democrat Andy Beshear has declared victory in the race to be Kentucky’s governor US Democrats have made gains in key state elections, in what is seen as a blow to President Donald Trump. Democrat Andy Beshear claim…

Impeachment inquiry: Trump berates Democrats in Louisiana

Impeachment inquiry: Trump berates Democrats in Louisiana

Image copyrightGetty ImagesImage caption Donald Trump made a typically fiery, free-wheeling speech at the rally US President Donald Trump has lashed out at his Democrat opponents in a defiant speech at a rally in Louisiana. He was speaking after it was co…

2020 Democrats mostly refrain from crediting Trump in Baghdadi’s death

2020 Democrats mostly refrain from crediting Trump in Baghdadi’s death

Washington (CNN)Following President Donald Trump’s announcement on Sunday that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died during a US military raid in northwest Syria, a number of Democrats hoping to unseat him welcomed the news and congratulated US troops, but we…

Election shows us why Montreal and the rest of Quebec are so different

Election shows us why Montreal and the rest of Quebec are so different

The federal election has once again shone a spotlight on the difference between overwhelmingly Liberal Montreal and the rural parts of the province, where the Bloc Québécois reigned supreme. The Bloc’s success is due to a move to right-of-centre policies in …

Trump says Johnson and Farage could form ‘unstoppable force’

Trump says Johnson and Farage could form ‘unstoppable force’

Donald Trump has intervened in the UKs nascent election campaign, calling on Boris Johnson to team up with Nigel Farage to form an unstoppable force and claiming Jeremy Corbyn would be so bad for your country. Speaking to Farage on LBC Radio, the US presiden…

Trump gets on Twitch

Trump gets on Twitch

The reelection campaign will be livestreamed. US president Donald Trump has joined Amazon-owned livestreaming platform Twitch. Twitch is best known as a social video streaming platform for gamers but does host other content, including politics. The verified…

Facebook’s 2016 election billboards: Buy all your elections with us!

Facebook’s 2016 election billboards: Buy all your elections with us!

As former MEP Marietje Schaake (previously) writes, “Can we please stop calling Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, etc The online public square? Theyre ad companies. It is like calling a billboard ad a vertical public message…. Pay for play, social media & s…

Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord

Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord

Media captionWatch Trump explain why he is pulling the US out of Paris climate accord The US will definitely withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, President Trump has confirmed. He made the announcement at an energy conference in Pittsburgh on a stage …