Josh Hafner USA TODAY Published 8:26 PM EDT Sep 26, 2018 Calling the empowerment of women alleging abuse "very dangerous" for the country, President Donald Trump weighed in Wednesday on the mounting accusations against his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Anyone could fall in this current political environment, Trump said — even George Washington. “Didn’t he have a couple of things in his past?” Trump asked. The comment came during an hour-long press conference in which Trump looked ahead to Thursday's hearing featuring Kavanaugh and one of his three accusers. While "nobody’s going to be able to prove" the claims against Kavanaugh, Trump said, anything could happen. “It’s possible I’ll hear that and I’ll say, ‘Hey, I’ll change my mind,’” Trump said. “I can’t tell you. I have to watch tomorrow.” This is OnPolitics Today. Kavanaugh's third accuser comes forward … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh hearing, Trump and more of today’s top political news
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The staffs of The Arizona Republic and USA TODAY NETWORK, staff ofthe Cincinnati Enquirer, and writer Andie Dominick of The Des MoinesRegister win Pulitzer PrizesMCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), iscelebrating three 2018 Pulitzer Prizes in the categories of explanatoryjournalism, local reporting and editorial writing. The Arizona Republic| USA TODAY NETWORK won for explanatory reporting for its project “TheWall: Unknown Stories, Unintended Consequences,” The CincinnatiEnquirer staff won for local reporting with “SevenDays of Heroin,” and The Des Moines Register’s Andie Dominick wonfor editorial writing.“TheWall” was a landmark multi-platform project that examined PresidentDonald Trump’s campaign promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexicoborder. The explanatory report, led by then Arizona Republic’s vicepresident of news and editor Nicole Carroll, recently named editor inchief … [Read more...] about USA TODAY NETWORK Celebrates Three Pulitzer Wins
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Mitch Albom: Sinclair script is not news. It's frightening propaganda The Sinclair Broadcast Group instructed all of its 193 stations to deliver the same message, word for word. This should terrify us all. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Mitch Albom, Detroit Free Press Columnist Published 12:00 a.m. ET April 15, 2018 CLOSE President Trump called Sinclair Broadcasting "superior" after the media giant made anchors at its TV stations across the country say the same script about "false news." USA TODAY CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE If you form an opinion, it’s yours. If I make … [Read more...] about Mitch Albom: Sinclair script is not news. It’s frightening propaganda
A dozen U.S. lawmakers are asking the Federal Communications Commission to investigate whether or not Sinclair Broadcast Group is "deliberately distorting" the news. USA Today reports 12 Democratic senators have sent a letter to FCC chairman Ajit Pai calling for an investigation of Sinclair, which owns or operates nearly 200 TV stations, including CNY Central in Syracuse and stations in Buffalo, Rochester and Albany. "We have strong concerns that Sinclair has violated the public interest obligation inherent in holding broadcast licenses," Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and others wrote Wednesday. "Sinclair may have violated the FCC's longstanding policy against broadcast licensees deliberately distorting news by staging, slanting, or falsifying information (traditionally known as the news distortion standard)," the letter continued. "These Sinclair … [Read more...] about Senators ask FCC to investigate Sinclair: Is CNY Central owner distorting news?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Sign up to get Indiana's most insightful politics news sent straight to your inbox Get Indiana's most insightful government and politics news sent straight to your inbox. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 3 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Greg Weaver, [email protected] Published 3:33 p.m. ET Dec. 29, 2017 | Updated 10:04 a.m. ET March 17, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 3 COMMENT EMAIL MORE You can have Indiana's most insightful politics news sent straight to your email inbox. IndyStar's Hoosier Politics newsletter … [Read more...] about Sign up to get Indiana’s most insightful politics news sent straight to your inbox