Gloria Estefan, Jeff Lynne, Teddy Riley, Glen Ballard, Liz Rose heading to Songwriters Hall of Fame
Gloria Estefan, Jeff Lynne, Teddy Riley, Glen Ballard and Liz Rose are being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday, with Post Malone and musical theater lyricist Tim Rice also being honored.
New this week: Arcade Fire, 'Hatching,' Three Mile Island
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Arcade Fire, a documentary about Sheryl Crow that's described as an “intimate story of song and sacrifice” and a four-part documentary about the Three Mile Island nuclear disaster.
Republican presidential candidate says Fox News, conservative radio lie
He now calls President Trump 'unfit' and is apologizing for some of his own past rhetoric. (CNN) - Former Republican Congressman and 2020 presidential hopeful Joe Walsh is slamming Fox News and conservative talk radio for their coverage of the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump. "The Americans who listen to Fox News and conservative talk radio are being lied to and manipulated every day when it comes to impeachment." Now, he's calling out Fox News and conservative talk radio a world he used to belong to as host of the Joe Walsh Show. Walsh said that when he worked as a conservative radio host, he "got pressure every day" from his syndicator to speak highly of Trump.
GOP challenger says Trump is a traitor
But I'm going to say it on purpose: Donald Trump is a traitor," Walsh, who represented Illinois, told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union." The strong comments from the former Republican congressman come as Trump faces a widening impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives. Walsh had previously said he supports Trump's impeachment and said again on Sunday that congressional Republicans should also "get behind" it. Walsh told Tapper that he is "not accusing this President of treason," but he said Trump has betrayed the nation. But when you look at traitor more broadly defined, this President betrayed our country again this week," Walsh said.
Joe Walsh calls Republican Party a 'cult'
(CNN) - Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh said Monday his campaign will go straight to Republican voters in states where Republican parties canceled 2020 presidential primaries, saying the party has become a "cult" that "is all about washing their leaders' feet every day." Walsh, along with Republican primary challengers former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford and former Massachusetts Gov. "We're going to take our campaign directly to Republican voters, and I'll add, in all 50 states, we're going to campaign in all 50 states," Walsh said. Walsh also said on Monday he has "given up on the Republican Party," calling it "a cult." The Republican Party right now is all about washing their leaders' feet every day.
GOP Trump challengers slam canceled primaries
WASHINGTON (CNN) - All three Republican primary challengers lambasted state GOP leaders -- and President Donald Trump -- for opting to cancel their 2020 presidential primary elections in a show of support for the President. "In the United States, citizens choose their leaders," former Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, former Rep. Joe Walsh of Illinois and former Massachusetts Gov. Their pushback comes after party leaders in Kansas, South Carolina and Nevada canceled their Republican primaries, with Arizona expected to make it official over the weekend. It is not unprecedented for state Republicans or Democrats to decide not to hold a presidential primary when an incumbent is running essentially uncontested. "The saying 'may the best man win' is a quintessential value that the Republican Party must honor if we are to command the respect of the American people."
South Carolina Republicans vote to skip 2020 primary
CNN(CNN) - The South Carolina Republican Party executive committee voted Saturday to skip a presidential primary in 2020, leaving an open path for President Donald Trump to win all of the Palmetto State's delegates without competition. Drew McKissick, the state party chairman, said the move will save South Carolina taxpayers over $1.2 million and cited that as an incentive for moving forward with the decision. Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh, who has announced that he will challenge Trump next year, appeared on CNN on Saturday afternoon and was asked about the South Carolina Republican's Party decision. "Clearly if you're President Trump and things are great and do you feel fine and you're strong, you wouldn't do this. "Arizona Republicans are fired up to reelect President Trump to a second term and will continue to work together to keep America -- and Arizona -- great."
Joe Walsh challenging Trump 'to make the moral case against him'
CNN image(CNN) - Former Illinois U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh, who recently announced he will challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination, said Monday he's running against the president "to make the moral case against him." "Look, I have been waiting every single day this year for somebody to step up, a Republican to step up, to make the moral case against him. Trump is already facing a Republican primary challenge by former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld, who announced in April he was officially entering the race to take on Trump in 2020. The President could also face a challenge from former Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, who is mulling a bid.
Former Rep. Joe Walsh to challenge President Trump
Joe Walsh represented Chicago's northwest suburbs for one term. He now calls President Trump 'unfit' and is apologizing for some of his own past rhetoric. Distributed by LAKANA. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Joe Walsh to take on Trump in 2020 Republican primary
House.gov via CNN(CNN) - Conservative radio host and former Illinois US Rep. Joe Walsh will challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2020, he announced Sunday. "I'm going to run for president," Walsh said on ABC's "This Week," also telling host George Stephanopoulos, "I'm going to do whatever I can. Walsh had said Thursday that he was "strongly, strongly considering" entering the race. I've told you before -- if somebody's going to get in there and go after him ... it's got to be done soon," Walsh told CNN's John Berman on "New Day." Walsh said he had voted for Trump in 2016, but only because Trump wasn't Hillary Clinton.