Cindy McCain endorses Joe Biden for president – as it happened | US news

The agency is issuing the guidance to boost transparency and public trust as it approaches the momentous decision of whether a prospective vaccine is safe and effective. Public health experts are increasingly worried that President Trump’s repeated predictions of a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 3, coupled with the administration’s interference in federal science agencies, may […]

Trump Gets Post-Convention Bump Among Black Voters

A poll released on Monday shows President Donald Trump receiving a post-convention increase in support among black voters. The poll, conducted by Emerson College, surveyed 1,576 voters between August 30 and August 31 to ascertain the impact that both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions may have had on the public. Emerson’s results indicate that […]

Trump faces surprise call from Republican congressman to pardon Edward Snowden – live | US news

The Biden campaign has released a new Spanish-language ad introducing Joe Biden to voters as a man committed to his family and his faith. The ad, “Hombre de Bien,” which was shared exclusively with the Guardian, will run in Arizona and Florida, two battleground states where Latino voters comprise a significant share of the electorate. […]

Tammy Duckworth Attacks Trump over Dubious Russia Bounty Claims

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) attacked President Donald Trump Tuesday, saying he was not fit to be commander-in-chief because he allegedly overlooked intelligence reports of Russia paying bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan. In an op-ed published in USA Today, titled “Duckworth on Russia bounties: How dare Trump still call himself our commander in chief?”, the […]

Coronavirus US live: Trump pushes conspiracy theory and mask politics as death toll approaches 100,000 | US news

Gavin Newsom, California’s governor, did not hold back when asked at his daily briefing on Tuesday about Donald Trump’s comments on mail-in ballots. The Guardian’s Vivian Ho reports from San Francisco: Earlier this month, California became the first state to authorize sending every registered voter a mail-in ballot in the upcoming elections, a move that […]

Rice’s Declassified January 2017 Email Cites No Wrongdoing by Flynn

Former Obama National Security Adviser Susan Rice’s recently-declassified January 2017 email cited no wrongdoing by then-incoming National Security Advisor Michael Flynn in speaking with a Russian ambassador and said then-FBI Director James Comey’s biggest concern was that Flynn was talking to the ambassador too much. Acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell recently declassified an […]

Joe Biden Declared Winner of Arizona Democrat Primary

Joe Biden (D) won the Democrat primary in Arizona on Tuesday evening, according to the Associated Press. The former vice president defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in the Arizona primary election, affirming his sweep of the night. He also won Florida and Illinois handily: Joe Biden wins the Arizona Democratic primary in a blow to […]

Biden Argued Witnesses Unnecessary for Clinton Impeachment Trial

Joe Biden argued that additional witnesses were not necessary during the impeachment trial of former President Bill Clinton. Politico reported on Thursday that Biden, at the time a long-serving U.S. Senator from Delaware, penned a memo to his congressional colleagues ahead of Clinton’s impeachment trial in January 1999. In the memo, Biden argued that the […]

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims the Iran Deal Was ‘Working’

CLAIM: The nuclear deal with Iran was “working” before President Donald Trump withdrew from it in May 2018. VERDICT: False. The deal allowed Iran to become a nuclear power on expiration, and Iran never ended nuclear research. Former Vice President Joe Biden said at the Democrat debate Tuesday night that he would return to the […]