Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Fact check: Patriots coach Bill Belichick declined the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

An Instagram post accurately states that New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick turned down the award from President Donald Trump.

Trump to honor Belichick with Presidential Medal of Freedom

Sunday, January 10th, 2021

President Donald Trump will present one of the nation's highest civilian honors to Bill Belichick, the football coach of the New England Patriots and the only coach to win six Super Bowl titles. The presentation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom is expected Thursday, a White House official confirmed on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Trump and Belichick have known each other for several years with Trump before his campaign victory in 2016 reading a letter of praise from Belichick at a New Hampshire rally.

Cuomo will not attend Bills game; will instead rework state’s financial plan in light of Dem. takeover of Congress

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

Cuomo, who has been Governor of the state for 10 years, continues to blame the state deficit on the federal government, and not his own policies enacted over the past decade. "Washington has been the enemy of this state," declared Cuomo, even going so far as to describe New York as a "crime victim". Cuomo, along with blaming Washington, will now count on it to bail out the state, and now anticipates that it may due to the changing Congress and administration.

Jarvis Landry and Kevin Love speak out against pro-Trump protestors storming U.S. Capitol

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

As pro-Donald Trump protestors stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, two of Cleveland's most prominent athletes took to social media to share their thoughts on the matter. Calling back to the Black Lives Matter protests that occurred across the country following the killing of George Floyd last summer, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry noted the differences in the criticism that those demonstrations received.

Andy McCarthy: Time is not a commodity the Trump legal team has right now

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Fox News contributor Andy McCarthy joins ‘Outnumbered Overtime’ with analysis of the election challenges laid out by Trump legal team.

Morning Headlines: Stay-at-Home Advisories Issued in 3 Ohio Cities, Counties; Ohio Daily COVID-19 Cases Delayed

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, November 19: Stay-at-home advisories issued in 3 Ohio cities, counties Ohio daily COVID-19 cases delayed Three Northeast Ohio hospitals selected to distribute COVID vaccine House lawmakers consider new expansion of Ohio gun laws 2 state House incumbents lose seats Cleveland establishes new division to address racial health inequities Holiday events canceled amid coronavirus surge Ohio Senate advances execution ban of severely mentally ill Massillon’s...

Georgia Is a Political Battleground. The Falcons Want More Voters.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

Joshua Peterson, 16, is one of two players to register to work at the polls from the Groves High School football team in Savannah. He and his teammates participate in other volunteer programs, like delivering donated mattresses to families in need. But working at the polls is a bigger responsibility, Peterson said.

Lamb, Parnell raking in millions in campaign contributions

Friday, October 16th, 2020

New reports show money is pouring into the campaign coffers of U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pennsylvania, and Republican challenger Sean Parnell. Records show Lamb raised $1.2 million in the quarter ending Sept. giving him a total of $3.5 million.

Green Bay Packers fan shutdown amid Wisconsin Covid explosion stings Trump

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

The NFL team won’t allow fans at its home games.

Florida’s Governor: Officials Can Require Face Masks, But Can’t Enforce It

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

In Miami-Dade County, Mayor Carlos Gimenez, like DeSantis a Republican, says infectious disease experts he consulted thought it was too much, too soon. Miami-Dade has been the state's hot spot. The number of cases has come down, Gimenez said because of a cautious approach that includes a late-night curfew and strict capacity limits on bars and restaurants.