As for the 2020 election, Newsom is defending U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris’s faltering campaign. He says Harris launched her candidacy with high expectations despite the fact she had a lesser known national profile than competitors like Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren. He says it’s “pretty extraordinary” that she’s still a top-tier candidate. … [Read more...] about California governor: Trump ‘corrupt,’ should be removed
A report saying Vietnam tops a list of countries by dollar value in illicit inflows is ‘inaccurate’, the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Thursday. Le Thi Thu Hang was responding to a request for comments on a January report by Washington DC-based think tank Global Financial Integrity, which said Vietnam tops the list of countries ranked by dollar value of illicit inflows in the 2006-2015 period at $22.5 billion. … [Read more...] about Vietnam rejects money laundering report as ‘inaccurate’
No front-runners are worthy of our votesRe “Trump reaction to inquiry true to form” (Sept. 29): A recent letter asked the question that in light of the new accusations from the whistleblower, “when is enough enough?” How much longer can Donald Trump supporters continue their support? … [Read more...] about Readers React: In defense of Donald Trump
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that U.S. District Judge Thomas Whelan changed the date upon lawyers’ request, allowing an appeals court more time to rule on Hunter’s attempt to have the case dismissed. The appeals court entertains oral arguments Dec. 12. … [Read more...] about Trial for US Rep. Duncan Hunter is delayed to Jan. 22
‘The stakes are too high to preserve the status quo’ Indeed, Wu says the modern issues with the BPDA can be traced back over six decades, to its inception as the Boston Redevelopment Authority in 1957 as the mechanism for the city to clamp down on and manage federal funding aimed at spurring private development through “urban renewal.” … [Read more...] about Michelle Wu wants to abolish the BPDA. Here’s what to know.