Tag: John McCain

Sean Hannity's Roy Moore Coverage Causes Advertisers to Flee

UPDATE Nov. 13 at 12:39 p.m. ET: Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Monday that RepublicanAlabama Senate candidate Roy Moore “should step aside” from his U.S. Senate bid amidallegations he initiated a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32. “I believe the women, yes,” he told…

Veterans Lash Out at Trump's Increasingly Dishonorable Behavior

Veterans and veteran groups have stepped up their rebuke of Trump for his continued attacks on the family of a U.S. Muslim soldier killed in Iraq; his pitiful acceptance Tuesday of a veteran’s Purple Heart medal, which he “always wanted”; and the surfacing of detailed reports that he dodged the…

Trump Continues to Demean Muslim Family of Fallen Soldier

In typical Trump fashion, the Republican presidential nominee over the weekend lashed out against the Muslim parents of an Iraq War veteran killed in action; further insulted the soldier’s mother by invoking a Muslim stereotype; and demeaned all families who have lost loved ones in combat, calling his hard work,…

Senate Seeks to Slash Fed Hiring Preference for Vets

The VFW is “adamantly opposed to a Senate proposal” that “harms veterans.” By Sheryl Estrada U.S. Army Soldiers serving with the 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division in Afghanistan, March 12, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Claire Baker/Released) Veterans’ preference in…

Anti-Trump Movement May Shape Senate

For some Democrats hoping to win the Senate seats in their states, their Republican opponents’ support for Trump may play a role in who wins the race. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) expressed his support for the Republican Party’s nominee back in May, criticizing Republicans who have not yet done the…

Huckabee Trying To Out-Trump Trump

The rhetoric among presidential candidates especially those in the GOP seeking to secure a spot in next month’s first primary debate appears to be an attempt to out-Herod Herod, or its modern day equivalent: to out-Trump Trump. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee this past weekend said that, in pushing for…