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Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the delegation lead by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, looks on Ghana's Parliament in Accra, Ghana, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. (AP/Christian Thompson) Weeks after President Trump suggested four congresswomen of color should go back to where they came from, one of them is trolling the president from the African continent.
Fox News personality Tomi Lahren is apologizing for an offensive tweet directed at Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris. Lahren hosts a show on the digital Fox Nation site and is a contributor to the TV network. She wrote on Wednesday about the California senator: “Kamala did you fight for ideals or did you sleep your way to the top with Willie Brown.” Brown has acknowledged a relationship with Harris in the 1990s when he was speaker of the California Assembly. Harris was California attorney general from 2011 and was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016. Lahren on Thursday apologized for “a wrong choice of words.
Charles Barkley attends the 2019 NBA Awards at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) Charles Barkley, NBA Hall of Famer and sports analyst, once again became a recurrent political commentator on Tuesday and had plenty to say about the Democratic debate in Detroit.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks during a news conference after touring the Hollins House, a high rise building housing seniors and persons with disabilities, during a trip to Baltimore, Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
CNN’s Don Lemon did not back down despite criticism from President Donald Trump, twice labeling presidential remarks as racist while he was moderating Wednesday’s Democratic debate. Lemon, with partners Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, presided over a session with questions designed to highlight differences between the 10 candidates onstage, most of whom eagerly took the bait. Tuesday night’s debate wasn’t a ratings triumph for CNN. The Nielsen company said just under 8.7 million people watched, a sharp drop from the 15.3 million who saw opening night of the first debate on NBC News last month. Trump used Twitter on Wednesday to attack Lemon. After insulting Lemon’s intelligence, the president said the CNN anchor had insinuated that he was a racist, “when in fact I am ‘the least racist person in the world.
On today’s episode of DC360, Grio special correspondent Tiffany Cross discusses South Carolina Congressman, Jim Clyburn, and presidential candidate, Elizabeth Warren, plan to cancel student loan debt; Congressional Black Caucus launches new taskforce for 2020 census; Tiffany’s Take: Pay attention to the debates with presidential hopefuls. For all the latest political news that matters to our community, watch new episodes of DC360 on Tuesdays and Thursdays and follow Tiffany Cross on Twitter.
More than 540 million records about Facebook users were publicly exposed and while the $5 billion fine sounds like a lot, it hasn't moved them to do much to protect your personal information.
Cardi B and Bernie Sanders Cardi B is stumping for Bernie Sanders, a move that the 2020 presidential candidate hopes will attract younger voters to his campaign. —Cory Booker slams Bernie Sanders for taking campaign dollars from ‘Big Pharma’— The Money rapper sat down with the Democratic contender at the TEN Nail Bar to film a 2020 presidential campaign video and to talk politics about his plans to improve racial injustice and how to bring economic relief to the masses, CNN reports.