Stories tagged: "027 ACCOUNTABILITY"

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women Lilac Luncheon, June 27, 2023, in Concord, N.H. Trump is already laying a sweeping set of policy goals should he win a second term as president. Priorities on the Republican's agenda include a mass deportation operation, a new Muslim ban and tariffs on all imported goods. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Trump wants to use internment camps and calls opponents ‘vermin,’ evoking Hitler and Mussolini

Trump’s plans and rhetoric suggest a second term would represent one of the darkest chapters of American life—one that looks increasingly likely as polls show Trump in a toss-up race with President Joe Biden.

Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., takes the oath to be the new House speaker from the Dean of the House Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Who is Mike Johnson, the new Speaker of the House?

The new House Republican leader supports a nationwide abortion ban, played a key role in trying to overturn the 2020 presidential election, and opposes same-sex marriage.

Former President Donald Trump addresses an audience during a campaign event, Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, in Wolfeboro, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
We read 50 days of Trump’s Truth Social posts so you didn’t have to

Trump posts on his Truth Social platform dozens of times a day and his messages there are becoming increasingly angry, violent, and dark, suggesting a second term in the White House could be even more extreme than his first.

June 1, 2020 file photo  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Top Trump Official Was Ready to Use Military Against Americans to Stay in Power

Jeffrey Clark, a top Justice Department official under Trump, was prepared to use the Insurrection Act of 1807 to put down any public protests that might have occurred if Trump stayed in office after the 2020 election, against the will of the people.

Taylor Swift performs during "The Eras Tour" on Friday, May 5, 2023, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/George Walker IV)
Ticketmaster to End Hidden Fees, Show Full Ticket Prices Amid Pressure From Biden

While Ticketmaster and SeatGeek have agreed to institute more transparency when it comes to ticket sales, some anti-monopoly advocates think the answer is “breaking up” these companies altogether.