MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell defends Democrat Senate candidate Mandela Barnes from claims he wants to defund police
MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell defended Democrat Senate candidate Mandela Barnes's record on his opposition to the police and portrayed Republicans who criticize him in a negative light.foxnews.com
Capitol Officer Dunn: Donald Trump did not help us
U.S. Capitol Police officer Harry Dunn says Thursday night's hearings into the January 6th, 2021 insurrection confirmed that his suspicions, that help didn't come for overwhelmed officers because former President Trump didn't do his job. (June 10)news.yahoo.com
CIA chief: Putin 'desperation' raises nuclear risk
CIA Director William Burns says "potential desperation" from Russia's Vladimir Putin to portray a victory in Ukraine increases nuclear weapons risk. None of us can take "lightly" the threat posed by a tactical nuclear weapons he says. (April 15)news.yahoo.com
Mission impossible? Welker on tap to moderate second debate
On Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, Welker is scheduled to moderate the second and last Presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden. The NBC News White House correspondent is scheduled to moderate Thursday's second and last session between Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. While Welker was one of four questioners at a Democratic presidential debate last fall, this is by far the 44-year-old journalist's biggest stage. She's the first Black woman to moderate a presidential debate since Carole Simpson in 1992. Andrea Mitchell, the NBC News correspondent who moderated last fall's Democratic debate with Welker, Rachel Maddow and Ashley Parker, doubted her colleague would be intimidated.
Debate commission says it will make changes to format
(Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)NEW YORK – The presidential debate commission says it will soon adopt changes to its format to avoid a repeat of the disjointed first meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. The next presidential debate is a town hall format scheduled for Oct. 15 in Miami. That was the most-watched presidential debate ever. He called on the debate commission to act. Wallace is the only presidential debate moderator this cycle with prior experience, after receiving praise for handling the final Clinton-Trump debate in 2016.