Axios’ Nicholas Johnston joins First Look for Thursday’s 1BigThing..
by Steve Benen Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country * With just five days remaining before Georgia’s Republican gubernatorial primary runoff, Donald Trump has thrown his support behind Secretary of State Brian Kemp. Much of the party establishment prefers Casey Cagle, Georgia’s current lieutenant governor. * Former First Lady Michelle Obama has reportedly agreed to play a prominent […]
Some farmers are starting to feel the impact of the president’s trade war. Stephanie Ruhle speaks with Vaughn Hillyard who has been meeting with farmers in Nebraska who are dealing with President Trump’s tariffs firsthand.
Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts joins Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle to discuss Russia, immigration, the Supreme Court, and the 2020 election.
Washington Brief The House passed a resolution that expressed support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials and rejected calls to abolish the agency, with more than two-thirds of Democrats voting “present.” Republican leaders are preparing to bring up more votes next week intended to put Democrats on the record on other issues. (Roll Call) […]
by Steve Benen Today’s installment of campaign-related news items from across the country * As expected, incumbent Rep. Martha Roby (R) easily won her primary runoff in Alabama yesterday, defeating former Rep. Bobby Bright by 35 points. Also as expected, Donald Trump quickly claimed credit for the results. * As the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent noted yesterday, […]
Belmont County GOP Chair Chris Gagin announced that he is resigning from his position in protest over President Trump’s handling of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
During a cabinet meeting, President Trump insisted that Russia is no longer targeting the U.S. elections and claimed that no one has been tougher on the country. His comments come after his controversial press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin where Trump seemed to side with Putin instead U.S. intelligence […]
Washington Brief President Donald Trump said Russia “has agreed to help with North Korea” following his Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The comment – made in a tweet – was accompanied by an enthusiastic assessment of negotiations between the United States and the Asian country. (Reuters) Rep. Martha […]
Tom Malinowski served in the Obama White House, and he is running for Congress in New Jersey. Malinowski joins Morning Joe to discuss what’s on the minds of NJ voters, the 2016 election and Democratic messaging.