In March 2018, Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny was barred from running against Vladimir Putin in the country’s presidential election due to a criminal conviction seen by many as politically motivated. The decision by Russia’s Central Election Commission (CEC) sparked outrage among Navalny’s supporters, who accused Russia’s government of breaking its own laws in order to keep Putin in power. Even without Navalny, Russia’s election was marred by reports of widespread fraud and a subsequent crackdown on protests voicing discontent with Putin.
Trump would accept House speakership for a ‘short period’ while Republicans decide on a permanent replacement
No, President Trump has has not directly stated that he would be willing to accept the House speakership for a “short period” of time, nor any other similar position. While it is unknown if he would accept the speakership for a temporary period if it were offered to him, he has suggested that he would […]
1. Anticipate disruptions. It’s important to anticipate the possible consequences of a government shutdown. As the effects of a shutdown can range from delayed benefits to frozen contracts, it’s important to prepare ahead of time for the potential impacts. 2. Plan ahead. Depending on the duration of a shutdown, it’s important to take proactive steps […]
Romney uses Biden’s own words against him, calls for president to join him in retirement: ‘Time to transition’
In an attack against Joe Biden, Mitt Romney used the former vice president’s own words in a call for the president to join both him and Biden in retirement. “Today, I join Joe Biden in calling for the President to join us in a dignified and timely transition out of office. After more than a […]