Usually presidents extend the same respect to their predecessors while still in office, regardless of party. In 1971, three years before he resigned in disgrace, Richard Nixon went to Texas to participate in the dedication of Lyndon Baines Johnson’s presidential library. When Nixon’s library was completed in 1990, then-President George H.W. Bush attended with former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford. … [Read more...] about Trump shuns ‘ex-presidents club’ — and the feeling is mutual
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This has created tremendous tension between those who have escaped and those who have remained, analysts say. The lawmakers who are still in the country and have decided to keep challenging the government face both a real possibility of a government crackdown as well as continued economic hardship. Opposition lawmakers in Venezuela never made any money, as they were labeled early on in their tenure as illegitimate by the Supreme Court, which is stacked with Maduro’s allies. They were stripped of their powers in March 2016. … [Read more...] about Maduro Is More Powerful Than Ever as Venezuela Collapses
In San Benito County, the husband recently traveled to Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the outbreak, but the wife did not — meaning the virus was transmitted from one person to the other, officials said. Both patients are 57 years old and neither has left home since the husband returned. … [Read more...] about 3 new coronavirus cases in San Benito, Santa Clara counties
The limits of what Biden can achieve on his own without Congress was evident in the pair of executive orders he signed Friday. The orders would increase food aid, protect job seekers on unemployment, make it easier to obtain government aid and clear a path for federal workers and contractors to get a $15 hourly minimum wage. … [Read more...] about Biden’s choice on econ aid: Deal with GOP or go for it all
Leadership like that will change this country. In time, you won't hear people claiming to be the first female this or first female that because honestly, in a truly liberated society, who can say what's female? Why shouldn't Mike Pence announce that actually, he was the first woman to serve as vice president? Who could call him wrong? … [Read more...] about Tucker Carlson: Biden brings equality to girls’ sports, and who knows what’s next?