Joining the Trump campaign, then, was a dramatic about-face — or it would’ve been, had Conway and Trump not shared so many qualities. Having cycled through his first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, Trump was in the process of cycling through a second, the “campaign chairman” Paul Manafort, when Conway agreed to join Bannon to run the campaign in mid-August. At the time, there was talk of impending electoral disaster, particularly since Trump was struggling with the female electorate. “The fact that she was a woman coming into that position was an added boost,” Jason Miller, the campaign’s communications director, told me. Bannon and Conway were not just kindred anti-Establishment spirits, they also had a kind of shared cause; since the 2012 election, Conway had grown increasingly focused on immigration, arguing that the divide between leadership Republicans and grassroots conservatives on the issue was crippling the party. … [Read more...] about Kellyanne Conway Is the Real First Lady of Trump’s America
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Jackson previously considered making a run for the U.S. Senate in 2020, but ultimately decided against it after meeting with then-Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerMcConnell: Power-sharing deal can proceed after Manchin, Sinema back filibuster Justice watchdog to probe whether officials sought to interfere with election Capitol insurrection fallout: A PATRIOT Act 2.0? MORE (D-N.Y.). Jackson went on to endorse Democrat Cal Cunningham in last year’s Senate primary. … [Read more...] about Democrat Jeff Jackson jumps into North Carolina Senate race
Clearly, the pandemic is worsening America's already troubling inequality crisis. The staggering gains at the top contrast sharply with the financial struggles of those at the bottom, many of whom are on the front lines of the pandemic and have lost their jobs or had wages cut. … [Read more...] about America’s billionaires have grown $1.1 trillion richer during the pandemic
And it is an image that is cultivated. In 1987, The American Lawyer gave him its “Bruce Springsteen Media Darling Award,” wondering if his “deification may have gotten out of hand.” Boies constantly talks to reporters, among whom he is known for never giving a “no comment” and for playing up his folksy persona. David Wilson, a reporter for the San Jose Mercury News, recalled to Vanity Fair that Boies was bending his ear during a break in the Microsoft trial when a rival attorney walked by and told Wilson that he should be sure to ask Boies about his elaborate wine cellar. … [Read more...] about David Boies Was America’s Top Litigator. Now He’s Known As Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer.
Biden signaled on Monday his increasing bullishness on the pace of vaccinations after signing an executive order to boost government purchases from U.S. manufacturers. It was among a flurry of moves by Biden during his first full week to show he’s taking swift action to heal an ailing economy as talks with Congress over a $1.9 trillion stimulus package showed few signs of progress. … [Read more...] about Biden more bullish on vaccines, open to 1.5M daily shot goal