Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and a fast-rising 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, announced Monday that he raised more than $7 million since launching his presidential exploratory committee in January."This is just a preliminary analysis, but our team's initial report shows we raised over $7 million dollars in Q1 of this year," Buttigieg tweeted. "We (you) are out-performing expectations at every turn. I'll have a more complete analysis later, but until then: a big thank you to all our supporters."Buttigieg was the first 2020 Democratic candidate to announce his fundraising haul for the first quarter of 2019, an important indicator of a candidate's viability in what's shaping up to be a crowded Democratic field. All of the candidates have until April 15 to release their fundraising totals from the first quarter, which spans Jan. 1 to March 31.RELATED: Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg 9 PHOTOS Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg See Gallery … [Read more...] about Pete Buttigieg announces $7 million fundraising haul for the first quarter
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Jan 10, 7:25 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Vaishnavi Vaidyanathan 01/10/19 AT 4:53 AM Police are investigating a case of animal cruelty after a woman was caught on camera, dragging a small dog behind her electric scooter in Bakersfield, California on Sunday afternoon.The Disturbing video of the incident was caught from a home surveillance camera, close by.Police said Tuesday officers reached the scene after receiving a report of animal cruelty. Witnesses said they saw "a female subject riding an electric scooter with a small dog being dragged along’ and that the animal was visibly injured, USA Today reported.Police said an investigation revealed the dog did not belong to the accused but to another person. The suspect was identified and interviewed.The woman’s attorney released a statement saying, “We have been 100% cooperative with the Bakersfield Police Department … [Read more...] about Woman Drags Dog Behind Electric Scooter In Disturbing Video
President Donald Trump on Sunday continued to defend Matt Whitaker, his controversial pick to lead the Justice Department, with a wildly misleading comparison to special counsel Robert Mueller.The president attacked Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), referring to him as “little Adam Schitt,” for calling out the fact that Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general was not confirmed by the Senate ― an omission many legal experts have described as unconstitutional.“So funny to see little Adam Schitt (D-CA) talking about the fact that Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker was not approved by the Senate, but not mentioning the fact that Bob Mueller (who is highly conflicted) was not approved by the Senate!” Trump tweeted.So funny to see little Adam Schitt (D-CA) talking about the fact that Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker was not approved by the Senate, but not mentioning the fact that Bob Mueller (who is highly conflicted) was … [Read more...] about Trump defends acting AG Matt Whitaker with misleading Mueller comparison
Fox News host Tucker Carlson admitted Tuesday, in a rare moment of non-partisanship, that he actually agreed on something with Democratic Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.Carlson said it was “hard to argue with” the progressive newcomer’s criticism of e-commerce giant Amazon, which has received $2 billion in tax incentives in exchange for locating its two new headquarters in Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia. 28 PHOTOS Tucker Carlson through the years See Gallery Tucker Carlson through the years Tucker Carlson of the Weekly Standard during a CNN National Town Meeting on the Media discussing coverage of the White House sex scandal, Arlington, Virginia, January 28, 1998. (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images) Tucker Carlson at The Creative Coalitions' 'Freedon of the Press During Wartime' panel discussion at Chadwick Restaurant in Beverly Hills, Ca. Thursday, June 20, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect Carl … [Read more...] about “Hate to admit it but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a very good point,” the Fox News host said.
CNN filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his aides, Tuesday, for the administration's revocation of Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass. The network said in a statement that the administration's decision was a violation of his Constitutional rights. The suit was not previously announced, and first mentioned by former ABC White House correspondent Sam Donaldson in a talk show appearance Sunday. CNN filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several of his aides, Tuesday, after Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass was revoked last week. The network released a statement Tuesday morning that condemned the administration's revocation of Acosta's press pass as a violation of "Acosta’s First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process."A complaint was filed to the Washington, DC district court against Trump, Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, Deputy … [Read more...] about CNN sues Trump over Acosta’s revoked credential