While the military has never been involved in settling election disputes, concerns about its politicization are not new. General Leonard Wood unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for president in 1920 while still in uniform and General Winfield Scott ran unsuccessfully for president under the Whig party's banner while he was still serving as the head of the US Army. … [Read more...] about Top US general tells Congress the military won’t play a role in the 2020 election
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Harris is the first woman of color nominated to a major party's presidential ticket. She has been an ardent Trump critic as a senator, and she has assumed the role of attack dog in her first campaign appearances since being nominated as the Democratic vice presidential pick. … [Read more...] about Trump: Harris would be an ‘insult’ as first female president
The list released Wednesday was kept under wraps right up until it went public, with the group of people involved in formulating it including Leo, current White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and Judicial Crisis Network President Carrie Severino, a former clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Supreme Court list: President reveals names of 20 more people he’d consider nominating
“They’re not only looking for the jobs that need to be done today, they’re also looking at what’s next,” she told the AP. The company recently said it plans to retrain up to 100,000 of its workers for jobs in tech departments by 2025. … [Read more...] about Amazon to add 33K people to corporate, tech roles: report
Wargaming scenarios also tie in questions such as the possible role of the military. One doesn’t have to have a crystal ball to see how recent anonymous-sourced articles regarding Trump allegedly demeaning service members may be an attempt to shift the needle in case of an unclear result. Should Democrats attempt to nullify a national election through such a nuclear option, it would mark the largest political crisis since the Civil War. For all of the traditions Trump has been accused of breaking, none would be remotely close to what would amount to a coup. … [Read more...] about Will Democrats use the nuclear option to blow up the election?