FORMER Vice President Joe Biden has been the recent talk of the town after making an unexpected announcement. But what he he announce and how did President Trump respond? Here's the lowdown... How old is Joe Biden? Joseph Robinette Biden Jr served as the 47th US Vice President to Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017. The first of four siblings in a Catholic family, Pennsylvania-born Biden went on to have four children of his own, Joseph III, Robert, Naomi and Ashley Blazer.Biden became the sixth-youngest senator in US history after becoming an attorney in 1969. He unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and in 2008. Joe was born on November 20, 1942, making him 75 years old. Is he running for President in 2020? Former US vice-president Joe Biden has announced that he will be running for president in the 2020 election.He posted a video on Twitter, writing: "The core values of this nation… our standing in the world… our very democracy...everything that … [Read more...] about How old is Joe Biden, what has Donald Trump said and is he running for President in 2020?
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President Donald Trump said Friday he was “surprised” to hear the news about his longtime friend and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who was charged earlier that day in an investigation targeting an international sex trafficking ring. Kraft, who has owned the NFL team since 1994, was charged by Jupiter, Florida, authorities with two counts of soliciting sex at a massage parlor. “He has denied it,” Trump told reporters who pressed him about it, according to White House pool reports. He pointed to statements from a Kraft spokesman saying the Patriots owner did not engage in any illegal activity. Though there have been reports that Trump’s reaction to the NFL protests strained their relationship, Kraft recently praised the president for “working very hard to serve the best interests of the country.” Kraft also donated more than $1 million to Trump’s inaugural committee. He’s the second man with close ties to Trump … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Said He’s ‘Surprised’ About Robert Kraft Prostitution Charges
(CNN)You can debate whether acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe did the right thing when he authorized a counterintelligence investigation into whether President Donald Trump was acting at the behest of Russians. Or whether he was rightly admonished by the inspector general for his conversations about the probe into Hillary Clinton's private email server. Or even whether he is exaggerating in order to boost sales for his memoir of his time in the Trump administration. These are all things on which reasonable people can disagree. Here's something on which no one should disagree: Donald Trump's bullying of McCabe's wife, Jill, is unseemly, unpresidential and just plain awful. THE POINT -- NOW ON YOUTUBE! In each episode of his weekly YouTube show, Chris Cillizza will delve a little deeper into the surreal world of politics. Click to subscribe! Jill McCabe, an emergency room pediatrician, ran for the state Senate as a Democrat against a Republican named Dick Black in 2015. … [Read more...] about Here’s the worst thing Donald Trump said to Andrew McCabe
(CNN)That President Donald Trump often doesn't tell the whole truth, or even part of it, is not new. But what is new -- or at the very least newsworthy -- is how rapidly the rate at which Trump doesn't tell the truth has sped up over the past year. According to The Washington Post's invaluable Fact Checker, Trump said more than 6,000 things in 2018 that were either misleading or false -- a rate of almost 16 untruths a day. THE POINT -- NOW ON YOUTUBE! In each episode of his weekly YouTube show, Chris Cillizza will delve a little deeper into the surreal world of politics. Click to subscribe! Think of that: The President of the United States averages -- AVERAGED -- 16 distortions or falsehoods -- every single day of 2018. As the Post's Fact Checker team points out, Trump's rate of prevarication nearly tripled between year one and year two of his presidency. Through the end of 2017, Trump had said just over 2,000 false or misleading things. Which means, quite simply, … [Read more...] about Donald Trump said more than 6,000(!) untrue things in 2018
Story highlights GOP still coming to grips with Trump as standard-bearer Trump is showing signs of the type of nominee he'll be Washington (CNN)Donald Trump is still Donald Trump. Photos: Donald Trump's rise Photos: Donald Trump's rise President-elect Donald Trump has been in the spotlight for years. From developing real estate and producing and starring in TV shows, he became a celebrity long before winning the White House. Hide Caption 1 of 37 Photos: Donald Trump's rise Trump at age 4. He was born in 1946 to Fred and Mary Trump in New York City. His father was a real estate developer. Hide Caption 2 of 37 Photos: Donald Trump's rise Trump, left, in a family photo. He was the second-youngest of five children. Hide Caption 3 of 37 Photos: Donald Trump's rise Trump, center, stands at attention during his senior year at the New York Military Academy in 1964. Hide Caption 4 of 37 Photos: Donald Trump's rise Trump, center, wears … [Read more...] about The two Donald Trumps