This article first appeared on the Brookings Institution site. At some point in 2019 (if not sooner) a Republican Senator may walk into the Oval Office and say to President Trump: “Mr. President, we don’t have the votes,” at which point the Trump presidency will end in a resignation or a conviction in the Senate. This scenario actually occurred forty-three years ago this summer when Republican Senator Barry Goldwater walked into the Oval Office and told Republican President Richard Nixon that they didn’t have the votes in the Senate to save his presidency.
A 10-year-old girl in India who was allegedly raped by her uncle has given birth to a daughter after being denied an abortion. The pregnancy was discovered after she complained to her parents that she was experiencing stomach pains. India’s Supreme Court denied her the opportunity to have an abortion because it claimed that the pregnancy was far too advanced.
A white supremacist who helped organise the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has appeared on camera crying as he describes his fear of arrest. Chris Cantwell, a racist who previously claimed he and others would "f***ing kill" anti-fascist demonstrators for interfering with their right to express their views, sobs uncontrollably in the clip. The blogger was featured in a Vice News documentary filmed before, during and after the rally in Virginia turned violent.
It wasn't something you hear on Fox News every day: A host on the conservative-leaning network making comments critical of President Trump. Following his jaw-dropping press conference Tuesday where he blamed "both sides" for violence at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, which ended in the death of a counter-protester, Kat Timpf, a co-host of The Fox News Specialists, said she was "disgusted" by the whole spectacle. It didn't take long for viewers to react, with many tweeting that Timpf, as well as co-host Eboni K. Williams, needed to be fired. In one case, Timpf told The Associated Press Wednesday, she was told she's a "disgrace to the white race." Timpf said she's had to stop checking
Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney has ordered a city commission to consider removing the city's monuments to Confederate leaders - an option for the statues that was previously not being considered. Stoney said he will not allow the city 'to be threatened by white supremacists and neo-Nazi thugs.' Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy and the monuments are massive, and some of the oldest in the country. A rally planned in support of the monuments has already been canceled by organizers after white supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Virginia and a woman was killed. RICHMOND, VA - Richmond, Virginia is poised to become the next battleground in the contentious debate over Confederate monuments
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Idaho Power has shard this video stating the dangers of leaving plastic water bottles in the car during a warm summer day. Credit to 'Idaho Power'.