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Donald Trump’s 2020 secret sauce

Donald Trump’s 2020 secret sauce

President Donald Trump isn’t in a great place to win a second term in 2020. His overall job approval rating has hovered in the low 40s — and even upper 30s — for the entirety of his first two years in office. Polling in critical swing states in the Midwest and Sun Belt suggests his…MORE

Trial of former police officer who shot Antwon Rose to begin

Trial of former police officer who shot Antwon Rose to begin

A former East Pittsburgh police officer charged in the shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II will begin his trial on Tuesday. The killing of the unarmed black teenager last year triggered protests and outrage in Pittsburgh over the officer’s use of deadly force. The former officer, Michael Rosfeld, 30, faces a criminal homicide charge, which…MORE

White House expects to see Mueller findings before they go to Congress

White House expects to see Mueller findings before they go to Congress

White House lawyers expect to have an opportunity to review whatever version of Robert Mueller’s report Attorney General Bill Barr submits to Congress before it reaches lawmakers and the public, multiple sources familiar with the matter said, setting up a potential political battle over the hotly anticipated document. The attorneys want the White House to…MORE

Supreme Court declines to take up Georgia death penalty case

Supreme Court declines to take up Georgia death penalty case

The Supreme Court declined on Monday to take up the case of Georgia death row inmate Keith Tharpe, who claims a juror voted to put him to death because of his race. At issue is an affidavit from an interview conducted seven years after Tharpe’s sentencing. Juror Barney Gattie used a racial slur in reference…MORE

Trump again attempts to pressure GM on Ohio plant closure

Trump again attempts to pressure GM on Ohio plant closure

President Donald Trump is once again trying to pressure a US company to “bring jobs home,” expressing displeasure with GM Monday after it closed its Lordstown, Ohio, plant due to shifting customer demand. “General Motors and the UAW are going to start ‘talks’ in September/October. Why wait, start them now! I want jobs to stay…MORE

Supreme Court agrees to take up DC sniper case

Supreme Court agrees to take up DC sniper case

The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to take up a case concerning Lee Boyd Malvo, who was convicted for his role in the sniper shooting spree that took place in the Washington, DC, area in 2002. Malvo is currently serving life without parole. A lower court ruled that he must be re-sentenced because he was…MORE

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