Liz Cheney: “If [Donald Trump] is the nominee, I won’t be a Republican.”

Rep. Liz Cheney — a vocal critic of former President Donald Trump — has signaled that she may leave the GOP, saying, “If [Trump] is the nominee, I won’t be a Republican.” “I certainly will do whatever it takes to make sure Donald Trump isn’t anywhere close to the Oval Office,” the Wyoming Republican told … Read more

U.S. stock futures dip, dollar rises as Italian election results add to uncertainty

U.S. stock-index futures fell late Sunday, suggesting losses Monday, as the projected victory of a far-right party in Italy added to uncertainties about rising interest rates and recession fears. After falling nearly 200 points earlier in the session, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -0.54% were down about 150 points, or 0.5%, around midnight Eastern, … Read more

Giorgia Meloni and far-right Brothers of Italy top vote

The political leader of the Brothers Of Italy, Giorgia Meloni. Marco Cantile | Lightrocket | Getty Images Italians are on course to elect the country’s first female prime minister and the first government led by the far-right since the end of World War II. Giorgia Meloni’s Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) party are set to … Read more

If midterms are a ‘referendum’ on Biden, Democrats are doomed

Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki bluntly admitted that if the November midterm elections are a “referendum” on President Biden, the Democrats will lose.  Psaki, who left the White House in May to take a job at MSNBC, said if the midterms focus on the “most extreme” party, mentioning Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor … Read more

Italy poised for hard-right leader as country votes in snap election

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the right-wing party Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) holds a giant Italian national flag during a political rally on February 24, 2018 in Milan, Italy. Emanuele Cremaschi | Getty Images Italians head to the polls Sunday in a nationwide vote that could return the country’s first female prime minister and the … Read more

Italians vote in election that could take far-right to power

ROME (AP) — Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country’s politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West’s resolve to stand united against Russian aggression. Polls opened at 7 a.m. (0500GMT). The counting of … Read more

GOP quiet as Arizona Democrats condemn abortion ruling

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Democrats vowed Saturday to fight for women’s rights after a court reinstated a law first enacted during the Civil War that bans abortion in nearly all circumstances, looking to capitalize on an issue they hope will have a major impact on the midterm elections. Republican candidates were silent a day after … Read more

Abortion is a matter of ‘freedom’ for Biden and Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The way President Joe Biden sees it, the overturning of Roe vs. Wade was not just about whether a woman has a right to obtain an abortion. “It’s about freedom,” Biden said at a private fundraiser in New York this past week. Vice President Kamala Harris takes an even bolder approach when … Read more

Mehmet Oz releases medical records putting pressure on Lt. Gov. Fetterman – CBS Philly

Mehmet Oz releases medical records putting pressure on Lt. Gov. Fetterman  CBS Philly Sounding off: Fetterman, Trump, abortion, amendments, Pirates and more  TribLIVE Mehmet Oz releases medical records  wgaltv View Full Coverage on Google News

Britain’s lurch to Reaganomics gets thumbs down from markets

Truss has now put the country on an economic road completely at odds with most, if not all, major global economies. Hannah Mckay | Reuters LONDON — New U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss may have talked big on “trickle-down economics” during her campaign trail this summer, but no-one could have predicted the swathe of tax … Read more