United States political news and analysis with a focus on the connection between American policy and the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
It is wrong to overlook the Judeo-phobic bigotry that pollutes the worldview of Black Lives Matter and its political allies.
American legend is built on highly imperfect people who strove to create a more perfect union.
This bellicosity has given rise to the narrative that Trump is not just lawless, but a dictator.
This form of American antisemitism is more mainstream today.
Anti-mask activists organized a protest on Saturday at a grilled cheese restaurant and bar in Windermere, Florida, which is in Orange County about 12 miles (19 km) from Walt Disney World.
DeVos did not offer any details on how her department would advise or help school districts and states with their reopenings amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases across the country.
At the medical facility, Trump walked by media gathered for a carefully staged photo opportunity wearing a navy blue mask emblazoned with a presidential seal embossed in gold.
On June 15, the Trump administration proposed exhaustive new asylum regulations that, if implemented, could mark the end of asylum as we know it.
A Washington jury in Nov. convicted Stone on all seven criminal counts of obstruction of a congressional investigation, five counts of making false statements to Congress and tampering with a witness
She also said she is not a flight risk, citing her lack of a prior criminal record and her having remained in the United States after Epstein's arrest last July.
Democrats nationwide think Gideon has momentum (first she has to clear a primary on Tuesday, but she is the favorite).
Sara Gideon, who is favored to win the Democratic primary on Tuesday, is drawing support from Maine’s 10,000-15,000 Jews and from national political Jewish organizations.
The court ended its nine-month term on Thursday by rejecting Trump's sweeping assertions of presidential immunity.
"We have been engaged in a constant evaluation about ensuring that we protect the privacy of American citizens and their information as it transits," Pompeo added on Wednesday.
However, the court sidestepped a major ruling on whether three House committees could also obtain Trump financial documents under subpoena, giving Trump at least a short-term win.
It is unclear if West, who is also known for his marriage to reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, has filed any official paperwork to appear on state election ballots.
With Independence Day addresses, the US president uses scare tactics to boost lagging poll numbers. Democrats should take note
While West may be entering his name in the race only months away from November 3, he has already received his first celebrity endorsement: Elon Musk.
While criticism mounted over his handling of the pandemic, Trump said China must be "held accountable" for failing to contain the disease.
She is "doing well, and will be retested to ensure the diagnosis is correct since she's asymptomatic, but as a precaution will cancel all upcoming events."
California dramatically rolled back efforts to reopen its economy as COVID-19 infections surge.
The officers who were terminated were named as Jason Rosenblatt, Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich. The fourth officer, Jaron Jones, resigned on Tuesday.
At the event, Trump plans to lament “the left wing mob” and so-called “cancel culture.”
In a statement, the team said the organization has held "initial discussions" with the league recently about the name.
The group filed an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to prohibit Israel from using US security assistance for the annexation of parts of the West Bank
"I think he has his own definition of what amounts to honesty. He definitely has different versions of facts, they tend to come and go as they suit him," Bolton said of his former employer.
After Trump over the weekend said he was not briefed on the matter, the White House said Trump was not "personally" briefed but did not address whether he had received a written report.
Police moved to retake the zone after Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan declared the gathering in and around the police department's East Precinct and Cal Anderson Park an "unlawful assembly," police said.
The headline figures for the poll put Biden on 54%; Trump on 44%.
Biden released an updated plan to tackle the pandemic, which would include more COVID-19 testing and hiring at least 100,000 contract tracers.
Foreign nonprofits must hew to US government dictates to receive the money, the high court ruled.
According to AIPAC, the letter, which is yet to be released, “threatens the US-Israel relationship in ways that would damage American interests... and makes a two-state solution less likely."
One-hundred-and-twenty-six days. More than four months. In political terms, that is an eternity.
"It’s too early, but if the polls continue to worsen, you can see a scenario where he drops out."
The flag is the latest symbol of racism to come down amid outrage at the police killing of George Floyd.
For Israel's long term good, it also needs to make stronger inroads and connections on the other side of the US ideological and cultural divide.
"It was so profanity laced, the entire thing was offensive. Certainly, the comment about the white power was offensive. It's indefensible. We should take it down." Republican Senator Tim Scott said.
Democrats said the report and Trump's denial were the latest evidence of the president’s wish to ignore allegations against Russia and accommodate President Vladimir Putin.
A new poll from the Pew Research Center has shown a clear partisan divide when it comes to opinions on the coronavirus pandemic.
The policy school will be renamed The Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.
Florida issued its new rules after recording a startling 8,942 new cases of COVID-19, eclipsing the state's one-day record of 5,511 reached on June 24.
The lawmakers commended Germany’s April 30 designation of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, and Austria’s efforts with a similar proposed resolution.
Los Angeles City Attorney since 2013, Feuer's focus is on building inclusive communities.
An initial tally showed three Republicans breaking ranks to join Democrats in voting for the bill.
A year ago, Trump infuriated lawmakers by declaring a national emergency in order to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.
Engel's absence in Washington will be missed by Jerusalem.
The former middle school principal leads incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel two-to-one, but the mail-in votes have not been counted.
Some people of color have expressed concerns over wearing face coverings in public.
Bowman, 44, was leading Engel, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, by 59.48% to 35.31%, the New York state elections board said, with 627 of 732 election precincts reporting.
Trump trails the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden, who was Obama's vice president, by 13 percentage points ahead of the November 3 presidential election.
The president first threatened arrest late Monday night when protesters tried and failed to topple a statue of former president Andrew Jackson near the White House.
To a larger extent, this election seems like another aspect of the power struggle between moderate Democrats and progressive Democrats.
The video features statements from prominent Israelis, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and ordinary citizens touting Trump’s record on Israel.
Biden's firm rejection of BDS contrasts with the views of several members of Congress led by Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), both of whom have explicitly endorsed BDS.
The Trump campaign said that the entry was 'first-come-first-served' and that no one was issued an actual ticket.
"When you do testing to that extent, you're gonna find more people you're gonna find more cases. So I said to my people slow the testing down, please"
Trump campaign officials had said prior to the event that demand far outstripped the capacity of the venue.
The Trump campaign has required everyone attending the rally to sign a digital waiver that absolves Trump and the campaign of any liability if they get sick.
The standoff marks the latest in a series of unusual actions by Attorney General William Barr that critics say are meant to benefit Trump politically.
"While Bolton's unilateral conduct raises grave national security concerns, the government has not established that an injunction is an appropriate remedy," US District Judge Royce Lamberth said.
"The United Nations Human Rights Council, now comprised of Venezuela and recently, Cuba and China, has long been and remains a haven for dictators and democracies that indulge them."
On Thursday morning, Trump retweeted Blumenthal’s critique of Bolton, even though Blumenthal is a strident critic of Israel and of American foreign policy.
“It felt good” to receive the support, Rosenfeld said. “It’s important for Jewish leadership to be involved in this issue.”
Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sens. Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez said they were “compelled to express opposition to the proposed unilateral annexation of territory in the West Bank."
The Democratic Majority for Israel PAC came under fire this week for running an ad in the district showing that Jamaal Bowman failed in the past to pay his taxes.
According to the Anti-Defamation League the triangle ”is practically identical to that used by the Nazi regime” to mark political prisoners in the concentration camps.
I am alarmed that he made no mention of the threats facing Israel, including murderous acts that have not even spared our own district.
This is a critical moment for our democracy and our hopes for a more just world. Liberal and progressive Jews have a meaningful role to play in the fight for justice.
On The Lincoln Project’s website its stated mission is to “defeat President Trump and Trumpism at the ballot box.”
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in Senate testimony that Bolton's account was "absolutely untrue."
“The United States has multiple options and different types of leverage to secure Ahlam Aref Ahmad Al-Tamimi’s extradition,” Wooster replied.
18 College Democrat chapters and 70+ College and Young Democrat leaders have backed J Street's calls for Palestinian rights to be enshrined in the Democratic Party platform.
While Biden has already vowed to choose a woman as his running mate on the ballot, he has faced increased calls to choose a woman of color.
"Don’t wait until after US Election to make the Big deal. I’m going to win. You’ll make a better deal now!," Trump tweeted, addressing Iran.
The Twitter battle between the opposing politicians began when Cruz retweeted a video posted by ABC News of protesters tearing down a statue of Christopher Columbus.
Huffman was fired from his job as an emergency room physician following his highly controversial remarks.
'We have to make sure we don't re-create the entire cycle we were able to disrupt'
JTA reported on Wednesday that AIPAC, the leading pro-Israel lobby in the United States is telling lawmakers that they are free to criticize Israel’s looming annexation plans.
In 1921, Tulsa was the site of one of the country’s bloodiest outbreaks of racist violence, when white mobs attacked black citizens and businesses with guns and explosives dropped from airplanes.
Since 2017, Francisco has led the Office of the Solicitor General, a division of the Justice Department that defends government policies against legal challenges.
Biden has often said publicly he worries Trump would try to cheat, but his rhetoric has escalated recently as most national polls show the former vice president leading the president.
Trump had threatened to deploy the armed forces after clashes between police and protesters and looting in some cities.
The border expulsions rely on an obscure public health law which grants US officials authority to prohibit "persons and property" from entering the United States in situations of "serious danger."
"We do believe that we'll have proactive policy prescriptions, whether that means legislation or an executive order," White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said.
Scott has talked about being stopped and questioned by police even during his seven years in the US Senate.
“We believe that such steps would significantly damage US national security as well as strengthen the position of Russia to our detriment,” the letter reads.
'The public need is soaring for their help, at a time when charitable giving and other revenue streams have declined drastically as a result of the pandemic'
Engel is a moderate Democrat and a leading pro-Israel voice in Congress who voted against the Iran nuclear deal in 2015.
Trump's bid to militarize the US response to the protests has triggered a rare outpouring of condemnation from former US military officials, including Trump's first defense secretary, Jim Mattis.
Trump has proven adept at taking what seem like failures or threats and turning them into opportunities.
A common message of the day was a determination to transform outrage generated by Floyd's death last month into a broader movement seeking far-reaching reforms to the US criminal justice system.
Thirty-seven percent of Republicans said the country is on the wrong track; 17% of those said they would vote for Biden if the election were held now, while 63% still plan to cast ballots for Trump.
The Justice Department, under the administration of US President Donald Trump, has weighed in heavily in the past on LGBTQ issues.