# Us politics
Donald Trump's New Nicknames for Ron DeSantis Revealed as He Considers Kari Lake as His Running Mate
Donald Trump is said to have been attempting some new nicknames for Ron DeSantis, as he views the Florida governor as a key Republican opponent in the 2024 presidential election.
Mike Pence’s homophobic joke against Pete Buttigieg sparks outrage from White House
Chasten Buttigieg, the spouse of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, repudiated former Vice President Mike Pence for his “attempted joke” regarding the secretary taking “maternity leave” after the couple adopted infant twins.
Trump should be worried about E. Jean Carroll lawsuit, says civil rights lawyer
Former President Donald Trump should be paying close attention to the ongoing defamation lawsuit against him involving E. Jean Carroll, according to Charles F. Coleman Jr., a civil rights lawyer and former prosecutor.
Opinion: What If Joe Biden Decided Against Running for Re-Election? Exploring the Implications
As President Joe Biden approaches his first year in office, speculation about his political future is starting to heat up. While many assume he will seek re-election in 2024, there is a possibility that he may decide against it. What would this mean for the Democratic Party, and what would it mean for America?
Opinion: Joe Biden’s political pivot: The reality for republicans in 2024
As President Joe Biden shifts toward the center to prepare for an impending reelection bid, the Republican party must develop a policy agenda to outrank the President in 2024. History has shown us, time and time again, that the party that has the most creative and meaningful agenda will be the one who wins the election.
TikTok Faces Ban in the United States: Here's Why
The backlash against China-owned TikTok in the US and other Western nations has grown in recent days, as some US lawmakers have pushed to grant President Joe Biden the power to impose a ban on the app for all users.
Opinion: The dark truth of McCarthy and Tucker Carlson: What they don’t want you to know
The events of January 6th, have become infamous. The violent insurrection on the Capitol Building shocked the nation and left many of those who were there, including myself, in shock and disbelief.
House Republicans Hold Hearing on Chaotic Afghanistan Withdrawal
House Republicans have announced that they will be conducting congressional hearings that will look into the chaotic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in 2021, saying that they are looking for more answers than those that were provided by the Biden administration as to what occurred during the exodus.
How big money Tax Cheats are getting away with trillions
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Whistleblower Program is meant to incentivize people with knowledge of tax evasion schemes to tip off the IRS and crack down on wealthy tax cheats.
2024 Presidential Race Heats Up With Marianne Williamson's Democratic Primary Challenge to Biden
Author and spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson has announced her bid for the presidency in 2024, marking her second attempt at securing the Democratic nomination. Her announcement sets up the first potential Democratic primary challenge to incumbent President Joe Biden, who has yet to formally announce his intention to run for re-election.
Congress Renews Push for Permanent Daylight Saving Time Across the US
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has reintroduced the Sunshine Protection Act, a bill to make daylight saving time permanent across the United States. The bill aims to end the "antiquated practice" of changing clocks twice a year, which Rubio believes is "stupid" and has "overwhelming bipartisan and popular support."
Former Vice President Mike Pence Weighs Run for President in 2024
Former Vice President Mike Pence has been teasing the possibility of running for President in 2024 since the end of the Trump administration. However, in a recent interview with CBS News in Michigan, Pence declined to commit to supporting Trump if he is the Republican nominee for President.
DeSantis Surges Ahead of Trump in California Poll, Setting the Stage for a High-Stakes Primary Race in 2024
In a surprising twist in the Republican Party's primary race for the 2024 presidential election, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has taken an early lead over former President Donald Trump in a recent poll of likely voters in California. The poll, conducted by the respected polling firm SurveyUSA, found that DeSantis was favored by a significant margin over Trump among likely Republican voters in the Golden State.
Why Trump's absence in Iowa could be a fatal blow to his presidential campaign comeback
Nikki Haley, Sen. Tim Scott, and Mike Pence are in Iowa to garner support for their 2024 presidential bids. The absence of Donald Trump so far is raising eyebrows. With many high-profile Republican presidential candidates visiting Iowa, it is conspicuous that former President Donald Trump, who won Iowa twice in 2016 and 2020, has not made any such trips yet. While few of his opponents face the same high expectations, Trump set the bar high for himself. Even though it is nearly a year to the caucuses, which are still the first event on the calendar, Trump's absence is attracting attention.
Donald Trump Loses $110,000 Contempt of Court Appeal in Civil Fraud Investigation
The former president's legal appeal of a $110,000 contempt of court fine that he was ordered to pay to the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James has been dismissed by the court.
Nikki Haley, a Conservative, will oppose Trump for the presidency in 2024.
Former South Carolina president and UN representative Nikki Haley declared her candidacy for the United States presidency in 2024. "Now is not the time to hold back. Now is the time for a strong and proud America," she tweeted, correlating to a movement video.
Chinese Balloon Has Capacity for "Intelligence Collection Operations" - US Official
An official from the US has claimed that the suspected Chinese spy balloon that the US shot down this week was able to gather communications signals. According to the BBC, a senior State Department official revealed in a background briefing that it had numerous antennas capable of "intelligence collection operations."
Is the Republican Party in Denial of Reality?
Since Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) led Republicans in shouting “Liar!” when President Biden said in his State of the Union address that “some Republicans want Medicare and Social Security to sunset every five years,” Republicans have been filling social and news media with accusations that Biden was lying.
Republicans Weaponizing Government to Attack Civil Liberties
In today’s political climate, it seems that the Republican party is using investigations and inquiries to politicize issues and attack American civil liberties. From the “voter fraud” investigations of the 1990s to the 2016 investigations into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, Republicans have used “investigations” to spread the idea of Democratic wrongdoing. House speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House majority leader Steve Scalise (R-LA) even made it clear that they believed the administration should have shot down the suspected Chinese spy balloon earlier.
Opinion: Divided We Stand: Biden's Rejection of the Status Quo at the State of the Union Address
The annual State of the Union address is a momentous event in American politics. Last year, 38.2 million people tuned in to watch President Joe Biden’s speech, and what they saw was a president repeatedly offering to work across the aisle – and with Republicans refusing to cooperate.