Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sparked backlash for her Israel tweets. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sparked backlash Sunday evening from members of both parties -- including former first daughter Chelsea Clinton -- after she accused a prominent lobbying group of paying members of Congress to support Israel. Omar, who became the first Somali-American woman elected to Congress in November, responded to a Twitter post by journalist Glenn Greenwald criticizing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., for threatening to take action against Omar and another freshman lawmaker, Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., over allegedly anti-Semitic remarks. "There’s situations in our conference where a member does something that is wrong — I think you’ve seen from my own actions that I take action about it," McCarthy told reporters Friday, making an apparent reference to Republican congressman Steve King of Iowa. "I think when they stay silent, they are … [Read more...] about Ilhan Omar’s AIPAC tweet sparks condemnation, including from Chelsea Clinton
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Adapted from “First in Line: Presidents, Vice Presidents and the Pursuit of Power” The so-called bromance that developed between Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenGreen group backs Feinstein’s challenger in California Senate race Web of intrigue as Guatemala president fends off corruption probe Trump: Obama didn’t want to ‘upset the apple cart’ by investigating Russians MORE and Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHillary Clinton's 'ass-covering' on bin Laden raid 'rattled' Biden Dem senator suggests Trump ‘sending a message to witnesses’ with pardons Trump considering clemency for Blagojevich, Stewart MORE is a rare phenomenon. Most relationships between presidents and vice presidents dissolve because of the pressure of the office, as was the case with George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, or they are pulled apart by a single betrayal, which is what happened to the genuine friendship between Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonBill … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton’s ‘ass-covering’ on bin Laden raid ‘rattled’ Biden
Allies of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump repeatedly pressured Sessions to reclaim control of Russia probe: report Giuliani on Gowdy's FBI defense: 'He's drinking the Kool-Aid' Chelsea Clinton resurfaces Trump meeting with Ted Nugent, who once called Hillary C-word MORE say they could see themselves supporting Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenOvernight Health Care: NJ gets its own health insurance mandate | Pushback over Trump pick for family planning program | GOP senator pushes FDA on implementing 'right to try' | Opioid prescriptions fall for fifth year Progressive group targets California Dem for not embracing 'Medicare for all' Samantha Bee, Roseanne and a week of double standards in media MORE for president in 2020, even as she rails against Wall Street and pulls Democrats away from some of Clinton's more centrist positions. “If Elizabeth Warren decides to run for president, she will find support both from Hillary diehards who still want to … [Read more...] about Clinton allies open to backing Warren for president in 2020
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Fix Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Callum Borchers by Callum Borchers Email the author May 9 at 5:05 PM Email the author Chelsea Clinton (Brennan Linsley/AP) Philippe Reines clearly was not kidding in March when he prescribed a ruthless strategy to defeat President Trump in 2020. “Don't hire anyone who says they'd rather lose than stoop to his level," the former Hillary Clinton adviser wrote in The Washington Post, offering guidance to future Democratic candidates. “If you say it, get … [Read more...] about ‘It’s vile’: Chelsea Clinton rips tweet by former top aide to Hillary Clinton
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Fashion & Style Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Deconstructing the party of the year, including how much it costs, who hosts and what you have to wear. ByVanessa Friedman May 3, 2018 Officially, it’s the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute benefit, a black-tie extravaganza held the first Monday in May to raise money for the Costume Institute (a.k.a. the fashion department). Unofficially, the night’s festivities have been called many things, including “the party of the year,” “the Oscars of the East Coast” (mostly because of the star quotient and the elaborate red carpet, where guests pose on the grand entrance stairs to the museum) and, somewhat pointedly, “an A.T.M. for the Met,” the last by the publicist Paul Wilmot. How the Met Got Into the Vatican’s Vestments The inside story of how the … [Read more...] about What Is the Met Gala, and Who Gets to Go?