Thu, 19 September 2019
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls the attack on Saudi Arabia “an act of war.”
Meanwhile, an alarming “promise” made by Trump to an unknown foreign leader is reportedly what sparked the high-level whistleblower complaint that is currently being kept from Congress.
And lastly, a day after Trump denigrates the homeless, Bernie Sanders unveils a $2.5 trillion Housing For All Plan.
And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES:
Politico reports that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has told Democrats that Corey Lewandowski deserved to be held in contempt of Congress, “then and there,” for his combative performance before the House Judiciary Committee.
Businessman Daniel McCarthy, who is running for Senate in Arizona against Martha McSally, suggested this week that the US should annex Mexico. McCarthy says doing so could solve the nation’s immigration problem.
The AP reports that Israel is preparing for the prospect of a third election on Thursday, two days after an unprecedented repeat election left neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor his rivals holding a clear path to a coalition government.
And a new Fox News poll finds 59% of voters are extremely interested in the 2020 presidential election. That’s 27 points higher than around this same time in the last presidential cycle — and only one point off the record 60% extremely interested the week before Election Day in 2008.
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