in the vicinityVideoJoe Biden maintains double-digit lead over the rivals in the new Fox News poll
In a distant second, the self is a socialist, Bernie Sanders called with 17 percent support, a 6-point drop support, as Biden the race; Peter Doocy reports from Washington came.
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FOX NEWS POLL: BIDEN BOOM, BERNIE FADED
Fox News: “Ex-Vice President Joe Biden leads the race for the 2020 democratic nomination for President, according to the latest Fox News poll. Among the Democratic primary voters, Biden is a 35 percent (compared to 31 percent in March) leaves Bernie Sanders in a distant second place with 17 percent (compared to 23 percent). Elizabeth Warren is next at 9 per cent, Pete Buttigieg receives 6 per cent, followed by Kamala Harris at 5 percent, Beto O’rourke at 4%, Cory Booker at 3%, and Julian Castro , and Amy Klobuchar at 2 percent per piece. John Delaney, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee, Tim Ryan, Marianne Williamson, and Andrew Yang will each garner one percent. … About half of the primary voters (49 percent) to pay back a ‘lot’ of attention to the candidates, and Biden also performs better in the test this is the tuned-in group: 41 per cent, the, 17 Sanders percent, 10 percent, Warren, and 7 percent Buttigieg.”
Trump slumps in head-to-head-matchups – Fox News: “Biden also performs best in hypothetical 2020 matchups. Among all registered voters, he leads Trump with 11 points (49-38 percent), a 7-point lead in March. Biden is the only cause outside of the margin of sampling error in the matchups tested-and he is the only Democrat to push trump card is the support of 41 percent. Sanders tops Trump, 5 points (46-41 percent), and Warren is by two (43-41 percent), while Harris ties Trump (41-41 percent) and Buttigieg trails him by a (40-41 percent). The President’s reelect number is holding steady at 38 percent, while 54 percent of someone else’s 2020 would, if the presidential elections were today. In December, it was a 38-55 percent.”
BUTTIGIEG BEGINS, TO BE CERTAIN
Axios: “in 2020, the Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday, the 27 new policy proposals unveiled grouped under 3 categories: ‘freedom’, ‘Security’ and ‘democracy’. … Buttigieg rapid ascent in the Democratic primary field drew considerable media attention, with its popularity largely to history favored by his unique background as a gay, a veteran of a thousand-year-old. But the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend offers also been criticised for the lack of specific political attitudes — particularly in comparison to candidates like Sen. Elizabeth Warren, which many view as a leading in the political debate. [First] freedom: health care, race, gender, LGBTQ rights… [the Second] Security: Climate change: implementation of a Green New deal, with all the available Extras… Gun control: Raise the standard-gun-to make the protection and property of all Americans, safer; extremism… [a third party] democracy: Gerrymandering in the making independent, country-wide redistricting commissions; the Electoral College: to replace A national popular vote, the electoral Committee; Political representation: Genuine political representation for the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.”
Pushes back on the idea that he has stopped – Politically: “Pete Buttigieg, South Bend, Indiana, mayor, urging in the “celebrities” in the Democratic primary, said on Thursday that he was not in danger of a climax to be early. ‘It is not like we are in the first place,’ he told reporters after addressing businessmen and local politicians at a City Club of Chicago event. … ‘This is a marathon. We have a long way to go.” “We are, quite frankly, ahead of where I had hoped, but now we are exactly where I want to be,” he added. Buttigieg, who opened a Chicago campaign office in part because of the proximity to South Bend, has quickly attracted the attention of the donor class here, also from a previous bundlers, former President Barack Obama.”
Booker campaign tries to help Gillibrand qualify for the debates – Politico: “Sen. Cory Booker Deputy presidential campaign manager, announced on Twitter on Wednesday night that you donated to the campaign 2020 candidate Kirsten Gillibrand, are urging others to do the same, to ensure Gillibrand to qualify for next month’s primaries debate. … The show of support between your opponent comes after the promulgation of the law, in Alabama on Wednesday, that effectively abortion outlawed in the state. Gov. Kay Ivey signed on to the legislation, which is certain to face a series of legal challenges and tinkered was to serve as a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, the Supreme court’s decision, codified the right to abortion nationwide. The 2020 Democratic candidates to condemn quickly the draft law, with Gillibrand leading the pack.”
“Like Bernie Sanders Brought the Cold war to the Burlington’ – NYT: “A New York Times review of Mr. Sanders’s mayoral papers – including hundreds of speeches, handwritten notes, letters, political pamphlets, and the domestic and foreign newspaper clippings from a period of almost a decade – has shown that from its earliest days in office, Mr. Sanders has to exercise its own foreign policy, belittle Mr. Reagan’s approach is aggressive in backing anti-Communist governments and resistance forces, while we more than many Democrats, the socialist leader support. Mr Sanders, the activities during his citizens out to work the mayor’s fervently anti-imperialist view of the world that continue to lead to him. They underline, moreover, his combative ideological persona that roiled the national Democratic policy as thoroughly as it upended the municipal government in Burlington.”
Book royalties roll in 2020 Dems – Politico: “Most of the Democrats run for President first put the story of your life and your visions for the Land in the books of introduction to the voters and, in some cases, giving you a lot of money. The most recent example is Kamala Harris, whose political memoirs, “The truths We Hold,” came with a significant salary: $446,875 advance for the book and an additional $49,900 for the young reader’s edition, according to new financial information, the Harris in this week. … Bernie Sanders, to Believe that the author of ‘Our Revolution: A future”, a children’s version of the book, and “Where do We Go From Here,” reported $391,000 in book royalties between 2018 and spring 2019… On the lower side of the ledger, Amy Klobuchar, the political book of the year 2015 “, The Senator from next door, took in less than $200 in license fees since January of 2018.”
THE RULE BOOK: EVEN TODAY, TRUE
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TIME-OUT: IN LOVING MEMEORY
NYT: “Grumpy cat, the ever-present internet celebrity, their constant fear spoke for all of us in our darkest moments, died in the arms of her “mommy” on Tuesday, her family said on Friday. She was 7. The cat, whose real name is Tardar Sauce , and coming from Arizona, died after complications arose from an infection of the urinary tract, your family, wrote on Twitter. … Many cats have had moments of mini-fame on the internet, but few, if any, had the range and endurance of the Grumpy cat. She first rose to prominence six years ago, after her owner posted a photo on Reddit with the title ” Meet grumpy cat.’ The sourpuss with the penetrating gaze of contempt quickly became a meme, and place bold words, which was above and below your brow to Express wrinkles to a common way for people, grumpy thoughts. Perhaps the most famous: “I had fun once. It was horrible.'”
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Trump job performance
Average Approval: 44.4 Percent
Average of the refusal: with a high of 51.8 percent
Net Score: -7.4 Points
Change from a week ago: a point
[Average, includes: Fox News: 46% approve – 53% reject; IBD: 43% approve – 50% decline, NBC News/WSJ: 46% approve, reject – 51%; Quinnipiac University: 41% approve – 55% lean; Gallup: 46% approve – 50% disapprove.]
BEHIND IN THE POLLS, WARREN, GILLIBRAND MAKE USE OF THEM TO HAVE AN ABORTION
USA Today: “White House contenders Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand to call on Congress to pass Federal legislation that would pre-empt, conservative country days, to legislate, to restrict the access of women to abortions. The push from Warren, Massachusetts, and Gillibrand, of New York, is hereby approved in the Wake of the strict anti-abortion laws recently made by the legislator in Alabama, Georgia, and other States. Warren, who outlined her proposal in a Medium post Friday, calls for Congress to pass Federal legislation corresponds to the Roe v. Wade decision, the 1973 Supreme Court case that legalized the procedure. Through the establishment of the Federal Statute, the right to an abortion clarified the Supremacy clause in the US Constitution is invalid-conflicting laws would make, such as those recently by the conservative state legislator, said Warren. … Gillibrand also promised on Thursday that, if elected President, she will move to ‘codify Roe v. Wade into law, clearly…'”
Pence plays abortion attack dog on the campaign – Washington Times: “Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday slammed member States, the approval of” extreme pro-abortion ” laws. Journalists in Wisconsin, Mr. Pence, of the praised States such as Alabama, are the adoption of laws, the prohibition of abortion when a fetal heartbeat is present, saying such efforts “enthusiastic about life”. ‘But sadly, many States across the country are also said the adoption of extreme pro-abortion laws,” Mr. Pence. ‘We have recently the state of New York saw to embrace late-term abortion.’ New York a law adopted in January, the protection of the “fundamental right” to an abortion. In Massachusetts, the legislature a law to get the the requirement for minors to remove, or the parental consent for an abortion thought.”
TRUMP’S CAMPAIGN IS TRYING A LITTLE NUANCE ON IMMIGRATION
Politico: “President Donald Trump knows the new immigration plan that he unveiled on Thursday is probably dead on arrival — but that’s not the point. Instead of trying to push it through Congress, Trump, the treatment of the plan less as a legislative draft, and more as a campaign document, is, as he prepares for his 2020 re-election fight. With some advisers worried that his slash-and-burn, “build the wall” message falls flat with independent swing voters, Trump is hoping to unite Republicans of what he throws, how a pragmatic approach is friendly to American companies in need of highly skilled labour, and position ready yourself as a problem solver, working with the recalcitrant Democrats. Although Trump renewed his call for the Mexican border wall, trump read from a Teleprompter in a traditional Rose Garden event took said an unusually mild tone on immigration, that it has to be plan ‘heart’ and calling America ‘welcome.'”
BARR NOT BACKING DOWN
Fox News: “Attorney General Bill Barr, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, said the country needs to know, ‘what’s happening’ with counter-espionage activities during the election in 2016 and he is determined to get to the bottom of the housing. In his first interview since he was attorney-General, Barr, spoke to ‘America’s Newsroom’ host Bill Hemmer during a visit to El Salvador for meetings with the law enforcement authorities. In the case of tips conditions, he fired back at Democrats, who have lashed out at him about his dealings with the Special Counsel , Robert Müller‘s report-call speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s charge that he lied to Congress ‘ridiculous’ and the dismissal of an attempt to hold him in contempt of Congress. ‘This is part of the usual … political circus being played. It doesn’t surprise me,” he said. And the nation’s top law enforcement keep track of official new details about the recently announced probe into the origins of the Russian investigation, the defense of his decision, and stressing that many of the answers he had been brought so far ‘inadequate.'”
Fox-survey: take-aways from Russia investigation of post-Mueller-report – Fox News: “Here are five take-aways on the Russia-investigation of a Fox News poll released on Thursday: Republicans are warming, Special Counsel Robert Mueller, while the Democrats are cool to him, Müller is more trusted than the President and the attorney General and the voters think, there is a chance the FBI broke the law in the investigation of the trump campaign; More against the impeachment of President trump as a support; The voters reject, as attorney General Barr, dealing with the Müller report, and are wary of his motives. Here are the numbers behind these results: Forty-six percent of voters approve of the way Mueller treated the Russia investigation, while 32 percent disapprove. Thirty-eight percent of Republicans to join 55 percent of the Democrats in the approval of Mueller — and both of these figures represent a significant shift.”
Report: Flynn said Trump admin tries to interfere – AP: “Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn said the special counsel’s office that the people connected on the Trump administration and the Congress tried to influence its cooperation with the Russia investigation, and he has a voicemail recording such a communication, prosecutors said in a court filing made public Thursday. Meanwhile, the judges are to be appointed in the event that parts of the special counsel, Robert Müller ‘ s report, the relationship to Flynn be made available unredacted to the public until the end of the month. On Thursday, by U.S. district judge Emmet Sullivan is the first time that a judge who is known to have the justice publicly to make each part of the report that the Agency had kept secret. It could be a conflict with attorney General William Barr…”
Mnuchin surfaces to pass 5 at deadline President’s tax returns – Bloomberg
Roy Moore is moving closer to running for Alabama Senate – AP
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AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“With a President, one of unpredictability as a virtue, he is Vice-versa of course could again.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writes in the Washington Post on November 13. April 2017.
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