Trump claimed McConnell told him his call to the Ukraine president was “the most innocent phone call that I’ve ever read.” The president was referring to the transcript of his call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
But McConnell said Tuesday he’s never had a conversation about the phone call with the president.
Now presumptive Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris on Wednesday came out swinging against President Donald Trump, but had an optimistic outlook for America, vowing to work "for the people."
Democrat Kamala Harris made her campaign-trail debut as Joe Biden's vice presidential running mate on Wednesday, criticizing Republican Donald Trump for mismanaging the coronavirus pandemic and making an urgent argument for a Biden administration.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden defended his new running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday, characterizing U.S. President Donald Trump's recent attacks against her as "whining" and accused the president of having a problem with "strong women."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday dug into Democrats for wanting "Uncle Sam" to pay unemployed Americans more than they'd normally make amid the coronavirus crisis, while Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer hit back, saying such a comment is "demeaning" to hard-working citizens.
Senator Mitch McConnell has a strong suggestion for his fellow Republicans. He is saying do whatever it takes to salvage their campaigns, reports CNN. This is ahead of what Republicans increasingly fear could be a devastating election for their party. In recent weeks, the Senate majority leader has become concerned over Republicans losing control. WIthout Senate majority, Republicans will struggle to pass and block specific legislation.
[NFA] U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said talks with the White House on a new coronavirus aid bill were not yet on a path toward reaching a deal on Friday, hours before the expiration of a federal unemployment benefit that has been an essential lifeline for millions of Americans. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
[NFA] U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said on Wednesday he did not understand the White House effort to discredit him and urged an end to the divisiveness over the country's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "let's stop this nonsense." This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Years of fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists may finally be coming to an end, as a ceasefire backed by presidents Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskiy enters into effect. Francis Maguire reports.
[NFA] Republican President Donald Trump's verbal attacks on a woman of color could further undermine his efforts to win female voters, and polls suggest the California Democrat and vice presidential candidate is viewed by Republican voters in a better light than presidential contender Joe Biden. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.