Thu Aug 22, 2019 AT 10:27 AM EDT
Rudy Giuliani (AP)
Rudy Giuliani, who serves as President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, said he spoke with a Ukrainian official about Joe Biden’s possible involvement in an investigation into the former vice president’s son’s conduct relating to a Ukrainian-owned gas company.
The former New York City mayor’s meeting with Ukrainian officials was first reported by The New York Times. He later confirmed in an interview with CNN that he met with the officials.
Giuliani told CNN he spoke with Andriy Yermak, whom he called the lawyer for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, over the phone twice and agreed to a meeting in Madrid last month. Read Full Story
Tue Aug 20, 2019 AT 10:35 AM EDT
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas (Charlie Neibergall/AP)
Republican South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott said that Democrats are trying to “figure out a way to dupe” African-American voters into supporting them.
Responding on Monday night’s “The Story with Martha MacCallum” to Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s claim that America “is still” a “racist” country, Scott told Fox News host Martha MacCallum that the policies “smart” Democrats would propose, Republicans under Trump are already doing. Read Full Story
Thu Aug 15, 2019 AT 11:05 AM EDT
President Donald Trump on Thursday said Israel should not allow two U.S. congresswomen with whom he has feuded to enter the country for an upcoming trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Trump tweeted that it would show “great weakness” on Israel’s part if it allowed Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, to cross its border.
“It would show great weakness if Israel allowed Rep. Omar and Rep.Tlaib to visit. They hate Israel & all Jewish people, & there is nothing that can be said or done to change their minds. Minnesota and Michigan will have a hard time putting them back in office. They are a disgrace!” Trump tweeted. Read Full Story