Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search

Rhiannon12866

Rhiannon12866's Journal
Rhiannon12866's Journal
December 31, 2023

Trump SICKS FOLLOWERS on Judges after Ruling, will Supreme Court STEP IN?!? - Meidas Touch



On the most recent episode of the Legal AF podcast, Ben Meiselas and Michael Popok debate the likelihood that the US Supreme Court will reverse the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling last week that Donald Trump is banned from the primary and presidential election ballot because he engaged an insurrection or rebellion against the constitution, as Trump sicks his rabid followers at the justices who voted against him. - 12/31/2023.
December 31, 2023

Maine Secretary of State speaks out on threats after ruling Trump ineligible for primary ballot - Symone - MSNBC



Maine's Secretary of State Shenna Bellows is now facing swatting, security threats, and calls for her impeachment after she ruled Donald Trump is disqualified from the primary ballot in her state. She joins MSNBC’s Symone Sanders-Townsend to discuss the ruling, and the threats against her. - Aired on 12/30/2023.
December 31, 2023

Why Nikki Haley's Civil War comments indicate a bigger problem in the Republican party - Symone - MSNBC



Republican Presidential Contender Nikki Haley is playing clean up on the campaign trail after she failed to acknowledge that slavery was the cause of the Civil War. Michael Eric Dyson joins MSNBC’s Symone Sanders-Townsend to unpack why the truth of our history matters, so that it is not repeated. - Aired on 12/30/2023.
December 31, 2023

DOJ warns it could sue Texas over migrant arrest bill - NewsNation Prime



A new law in Texas will allow local and state police to arrest individuals suspected of being in the U.S. illegally, and state judges can then deport them. However, the U.S. Department of Justice has warned that it will sue over this law, claiming it violates the Constitution. This could lead to a legal showdown over federal immigration enforcement. Ron Vitiello, former U.S. border patrol chief and acting director of ICE, provides insights on "NewsNation Prime." - Aired on 12/30/2023.
December 31, 2023

Election law expert on legal and political questions as states block Trump from ballot - PBS NewsHour



Maine’s top election official ruled that Donald Trump is ineligible to appear on the state’s primary ballot, citing his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. The Secretary of State said she made her decision after receiving three challenges from voters. Geoff Bennett discussed more with Rick Hasen, an election law expert and Director of the Safeguarding Democracy Project At UCLA’s Law School. - Aired on 12/29/2023.
December 31, 2023

Trump completely TELLS ON HIMSELF in Deranged New Post - Meidas Touch



Donald Trump's new boast in a new post on his social media platform is nothing to be proud of. And we all need to pay attention. Anthony Davis reports. - 12/30/2023.
December 31, 2023

Biden administration makes $147.5 million emergency arms sale to Israel - MSNBC Reports



The Biden administration struck an emergency arms sale worth $147.5 million with Israel in a move that bypassed Congressional approval. NBC News' Josh Lederman reports on the deal and skepticism over Israel's latest promise to pause bombing near the Rafah border crossing. - Aired on 12/30/2023.

December 31, 2023

Faith leaders discuss finding common ground amid Gaza war - MSNBC Reports



As the war in Gaza rages on, the U.S. has seen a rise in antisemitic and Islamophobic incidents. A panel of faith leaders, including Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, Rabbi Dr. Barat Ellman and Dr. Hussein Rashid, join MSNBC's Michael Steele to discuss how Americans can find common ground and ease tensions. - Aired on 12/30/2023.
December 31, 2023

Trump Instantly BURIED by NO NONSENSE Secretary of State - Meidas Touch



What does it mean that the Maine Secretary of State ruled that Trump committed FRAUD on his ballot application, and that he is guilty of inciting the insurrection and rebellion against the Constitution? Is she a partisan hack targeting Trump as Trump claims, or doing her job assigned to her by the Maine Legislature?

Can a Secretary of State or a judge ban a candidate for the presidency under our system of Federalism, or is that left to Congress? Michael Popok of Legal AF does a deep dive into the background of Secretary of State Shenna Bellows and her landmark ruling banning Trump from Maine’s ballot. - 12/30/2023.

December 31, 2023

'Bring an end to violent rhetoric:' Maine secretary of state - NewsNation Prime



Maine’s secretary of state Thursday removed the former president from the 2024 ballot, ruling he is disqualified under a 14th Amendment provision against leading insurrections. She joins "NewsNation Prime" to discuss her decision and everything that has happened since. - Aired on 12/30/2023.

Profile Information

Gender: Female
Hometown: NE New York
Home country: USA
Current location: Serious Snow Country :(
Member since: 2003 before July 6th
Number of posts: 200,459

Journal Entries

Latest Discussions»Rhiannon12866's Journal