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John McCain Accepts Liberty Medal, Slams ‘Half-Baked, Spurious Nationalism’

On Monday night in Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center awarded Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) the Liberty Medal “for his lifetime of sacrifice and service.” After accepting the award from former Vice President Joe Biden, an emotional McCain mixed self-deprecating humor with a strong endorsement of American leadership and participation in “the international order we helped…

Schiff: Nunes Trying To ‘Choke Off’ Public Access To Information

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) on Friday accused House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) of running a “dead-of-night excursion” for documents on alleged NSA surveillance of Trump associates, keeping the rest of his committee members “in the dark.” Schiff, the ranking member of the intelligence committee, held a press conference an hour after Nunes, and…

Tom Perez Chosen As New DNC Chair

The Democratic National Committee met in Atlanta on Saturday and chose former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as the new DNC chair, an important step of self-definition for a party seeking new direction after its unexpected loss of the White House in November. Seven candidates were in contention for the position, but Perez, the preferred candidate…

Obama Surprises Biden With Presidential Medal Of Freedom

President Obama honored Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday with a heartfelt send-off ceremony, which concluded with Obama surprising Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Obama awarded Biden the medal “with distinction,” a degree of recognition Obama noted has only been bestowed upon three individuals over the last three presidencies: Pope John Paul II,…

Trump Refuses CNN Question: ‘You’re Fake News!’ [VIDEO]

President-elect Donald Trump’s Wednesday press conference devolved into a shouting match between himself and CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta. Trump yelled, “You are fake news!” as Acosta tried to press him to answer a question. The exchange was prompted by Trump calling BuzzFeed a “failing pile of garbage.” He said, “I think they’re going…

Trump On ‘Golden Showers’ Report: ‘I’m a Germaphobe’ [VIDEO]

In his first press conference as president-elect on Wednesday, Donald Trump addressed the unverified documents published the prior evening alleging that Russia had blackmail materials about his financial and sexual life. The reports alleged Trump paid prostitutes to perform “golden showers” in a hotel room during one of his visits. The president-elect denied that claim…

Donald Trump Scheduled To Hold First Press Conference In 6 Months Today

The last time Donald Trump held a press conference, in July, he suggested that Russia should hack the emails of his opponent, Hillary Clinton. Click here to WATCH Live Donald Trump Press Conference after #GoldeShoweGate leaks Now president-elect, Trump is scheduled to face the press at 11 a.m. ET, and he will undoubtedly get questions…

Trump: Intel Leaks Are Like ‘Nazi Germany’

President-elect Donald Trump twitted this morning about the #goldenshowersgate calling it“fake news” the new leaks to the media of alleged sex blackmail obtained by Russia. “One last shot at me. Are we living in Nazi Germany?” Trump said, declaring that he has “nothing” to do with Russia. “NO DEALS, NO LOANS, NO NOTHING!” On Tuesday,…

Obama To Deliver Farewell Address Tonight

President Obama is scheduled to deliver a farewell address Tuesday night at McCormick Place, a lakefront convention center in his adopted hometown of Chicago. Aides said the speech would be a call to action for a new generation of leaders. “It’s a passing of the baton,” White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. Senior adviser Valerie…

Joe Biden And Colbert Discuss 2020 Presidential Bid [VIDEO]

Joe Biden visit Colbert’s show Tuesday night to talk about how he will be in better shape in 2020 than Donald Trump is now. “Let me be clear about the regret,” Biden said. “I know I made the right decision for my family, I know I made the right decision. I’m not sure I would…

Joe Biden Says He’s Running in 2020 [VIDEO]

Vice President Joe Biden told a small group of reporters Monday night that he planned on running for president in 2020. “Yeah, I am. I am going to run in 2020.” Pressed further on the remarks, Biden said: “For president. And also, what the hell man, anyway.” Reporters at the scene asked him if he…

Joe Biden On Trump: ‘The Textbook Definition of Sexual Assault’

Last night on Late Night with Seth Meyers’ Vice President Biden spoke about the tape of Trump bragging about groping women without their consent in a tweet on Saturday. “It’s not lewd,” he wrote. “It’s sexual assault.” “What did you find more stunning,” Meyers wanted to know, “the use of the language or the fact…

Biden on Trump’s PTSD Remarks: ‘Where in the Hell Is He From?’

VP Joe Biden addressed Donald Trump’s controversial Monday comments about post-traumatic stress disorder and military veterans, at one point asking the crowd: “Where in the hell is he from?” Biden was in Sarasota, Florida, at a campaign stop for Hillary Clinton. “I don’t think he was trying to be mean,” Biden said. “He is just…

Joe Biden Talks Donald Trump, Debate With Jimmy Fallon [VIDEO]

On Thursday night Vice President Joe Biden visited Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show, Fallon brought up this past week’s presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. After blessing himself, Biden said, “What amazes me about Donald Trump—and he’s probably a decent guy—but it’s his lack of sensibilities,” Biden said. On Trump’s assertion that…

Joe Biden Says Sanders Will Endorse Clinton

Vice President Joe Biden said he spoke with Bernie Sanders and said the Vermont senator is going to endorse presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. “Oh, I’ve talked to Bernie. Bernie’s going to endorse her. This is going to work out,” Biden told NPR. Sanders has previously said he would vote for Clinton, but he hadn’t…

Obama, Biden To Visit Orlando Today [VIDEO]

President Obama and Vice President Biden travel to Orlando Thursday to meet with the families of victims of the shooting attack that killed 49 people and wounded 53 more — and the medial professionals who tried to save them. Obama will use the visit “to make clear that the country stands with the people of…

Joe Biden Went Hard After Racist Trump’s Attacks On Judge [VIDEO]

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the same event that Elizabeth Warren roast Donald Trump and raised the alarm about he’s attacks on the judge in the Trump U case. Biden brought up how––in trashing the judge––Trump said, “We’ll come back in November. Wouldn’t that be wild if I’m president and I come back to…

Joe Biden Wrote An Open Letter To Stanford Rape Survivor

Vice president Joe Biden wrote an open letter saying “a lot of people failed” the Stanford sexual assault survivor and that she will “save lives” thanks to the powerful message she read to her assailant in court, according to BuzzFeed News. Read here Biden’s complete letter: An Open Letter to a Courageous Young Woman I…

Biden Speaks Out Against Sexual Assault

Vice President Joe Biden joined Lady Gaga to speak out against sexual assault at the 88th Academy Awards on Sunday night. “Let’s change the culture, so that no abused woman or man like the survivors here tonight ever have to ask themselves, ‘What did I do?’” Biden said before introducing Lady Gaga. The pop singer,…

Joe Biden Will Be a Presenter at the Oscars on Sunday

Joe Biden is expected to appear as a surprise presenter at Sunday’s Academy Awards, Page Six reported Wednesday. The vice president will join Ryan Gosling, Lady Gaga, Charlize Theron, and Kevin Hart as some of the evening’s presenters. It’s unclear what category Biden will announce, Page Six reports. The veep is not the first appearance…

Obama Calls on Biden to Find Cancer Cure [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama announced a national effort to find a cure for cancer during his final State of the Union speech Tuesday night. He also called on Vice President Joe Biden to lead the initiative. “Last year, Vice President Biden said that with a new moon shot, America can cure cancer,” he said. “Because he’s…

Watch Joe Biden on 60 Minutes [VIDEO]

Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, appear in their first television interview since the vice president announced he will not seek the Democratic presidential nomination. Unfortunately, I believe we’re out of time, the time necessary to mount a winning campaign for the nomination. But while I will not be a candidate, I will not…

Watch Joe Biden Interview With Stephen Colbert On The Late Show [VIDEO]

Vice President Joe Biden gave a moving interview to comedian Stephen Colbert on The Late Show on Thursday, expressing his uncertainty about whether he’s emotionally prepared to run for president after the death of his son this past year. “I’d be lying if I said that I knew I was there,” he told Colbert. “I’m…

Biden on 2016 Run: ‘I Just Don’t Know’ [VIDEO]

Vice President Joe Biden weighed in Thursday on his potential run for the Democratic presidential nomination, telling reporters the deciding factor would be whether he and his family “have the emotion energy to run.” Speaking at an Atlanta synagogue, Biden said, “Can my family undertake what is an arduous commitment that we’d be proud to…

Joe Biden Exploring 2016 Presidential Run – Late Son Beau said ‘Run’

Joe Biden Exploring 2016 Presidential Run. Time magazine is saying Biden’s Dying Wish Was for His Dad to Run for President. #ReleaseTheBiden According to the New York Times, Joe Biden is talking to friends, family and donors about a Presidential run. The 72-year-old vice president has been having meetings at his Washington residence to explore…