US Politician Bernie Sanders has announced that he is to run for president in the upcoming 2020 presidential race. But what are his election odds and what is his platform? Here's the latest. What are Bernie Sanders' 2020 election odds? Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. According to Oddschecker, Sanders has a 12/1 chance of winning the 2020 presidential race. What's his platform? This is his second bid for the Democratic ticket in four years as he hopes to reignite the progressive support from his 2016 campaign. Although the Vermont Senator is an independent, he joins forces with Democrats for key votes. Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio. He said: "We began the political revolution in the 2016 campaign, and now it's time to move that revolution forward. "Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump. "Our campaign is about … [Read more...] about What are Bernie Sanders’ 2020 election odds and what’s his platform?
A NEW political group has formed in the Commons as seven MPs quit Labour - and ten more are tipped to follow. The Independent Group could eventually become a fully fledged party. Here's who they are and why they decided to break away. What is The Independent Group? They are a group of MPs who all resigned from the Labour party on February 18, 2019. They decided to form a breakaway group in protest at the hard-left direction of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn. It is not yet a political party, and the seven MPs will sit in the Commons as independents. However Chuka Umunna - seen as the likely leader - confirmed they plan to start a new centrist party ready to fight the next election. The group say they will offer a "new alternative" to what they call broken politics, and hope Tories and Lib Dems will join them in the centre ground. The group is supported by Gemini A Ltd, a company registered at Companies House on 16 January 2019 with Gavin Shuker as its sole director. … [Read more...] about Who are the Independent Group? The seven MPs who have resigned from Labour, including Chuka Umunna
ANDREW McCabe has made explosive claims about Donald Trump, saying that the president trusted Putin over his own US intelligence over North Korea. But what else has he said and how did Donald Trump react? Here's what we know. What did Andrew McCabe say about Donald Trump? FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claimed that Trump said he trusted Vladimir Putin over his own US intelligence regarding North Korean ballistic missiles. McCabe said an FBI official informed him that Trump was told by Putin that Kim Jong-un’s long-range nukes could not yet reach the US. And despite being told by American spy agencies that their intelligence suggested North Korea could hit the US, Trump reportedly sided with the Russian President. “I don't care. I believe Putin,” Trump said, according to McCabe. McCabe, who was speaking on 60 Minutes, confirmed that he was not present at the meeting, but was told about the exchange by an FBI colleague. Speaking about the security briefing, … [Read more...] about What did Andrew McCabe say about Donald Trump and how did the US President react?
EX-TRUMP adviser Roger Stone got into some hot water when he posted an Instagram which received a lot of backlash for which he had to apologise and later delete. But what Instagram post did he delete and is Robert Mueller investigating him? Here's what we know. Who is Roger Stone? Roger Stone was born on August 27, 1952 in Connecticut. He is an American political consultant, lobbyist and has worked on campaigns for high profile Republicans such as Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Trump. Stone is a self-described “dirty trickster” who has described his campaign strategy as “Attack, attack, attack – never defend” and “Admit nothing, deny everything, launch counterattack”. In 1980, he cofounded a Washington DC-based lobbying firm called Black, Manafort, Stone with Paul Manafort and Charles Black. It was later called Black, Manafort, Stone and Kelly and became a leading lobbying firm by leveraging its White House connections to … [Read more...] about Who is Roger Stone, what Instagram post did he delete and is Mueller investigating him?
A SEARCH is now underway for a missing Brit tourist and his French friend whom he was travelling with in Australia. But when did they go missing and what's the latest? Here's what we know. When did Hugo Palmer go missing in Australia? Hugo Palmer and Frenchman Erwan Ferrieux have been reported missing since Sunday, after they were swimming or surfing at Shelly Beach, near Port Macquarie. A desperate search is now underway the two tourists in Australia after their car and belongings were found abandoned at a beach. Reporters were told by emergency officials today that it is still a search and rescue mission - not a recovery one. Walkers discovered items belonging to the two friends, both aged 20, near the shore at 6.30am local time yesterday (7.30pm Sunday GMT). Their rental car - a silver Commodore Station wagon - was later traced by police to a car park at the beach about 240 miles north east of Sydney. A search of the motor led to the discovery of other personal items - … [Read more...] about When did Hugo Palmer go missing in Australia and what’s the latest news on the Brit and French backpackers?