Washington D.C. –
It will be one of the most exciting elections in the history of the United States of America.
On November 3, 2020, the US elects a president: Either republican incumbent Donald Trump, who faces fierce criticism, will be re-elected for a second term, or the ministry will go back to the Democrats, most recently in 2009-2017 Barack Obama have put a US president.
Joe Biden's Instagram campaign makes for embarrassing mishaps
Only two days ago, former US Vice President Joe Biden had announced his presidential candidacy for the 2020 election, when it came to his embarrassing glitch. Guilt is an unfortunate "N".
It was actually a clever campaign idea: On Instagram, the social media team of the Trump challenger had published (view) six photos that together make up a collage: the photos show Biden in different situations, with different people, above all else is the lettering: "Biden – President" placed.
The problem: Each photo tile on Instagram naturally only shows a section of the six-part collage. And the smartphone users of course not the entire compilation of images, but only a single photo displayed in the feed. The social media experts have apparently not considered that – and so it came because of a picture of Shitstorm.
On a tile namely Biden is seen together with Barack Obama, he puts his arm on the shoulder of the ex-president. And just over Obama emblazoned a big white "N" (from the "BIDEN" lettering). This may give some Americans a negative connotation: in relation to Obama, many people think of the racist n-word.
In the comments on Instagram, many criticized the concept: "This is as racist as it gets," wrote an Instagram user about. Although he supports Biden's candidature, it is now time for a new social media manager. "Coincidence or conspiracy," another questioned.
Barack Obama's vice Joe Biden faces Donald Trump
Former US Vice President Joe Biden wants to compete in the 2020 election as a candidate of the Democrats against US President Donald Trump.
The 76-year-old announced his candidacy for his party's presidential candidacy on Thursday in the online service Twitter. The vice-president of former President Barack Obama is considered a promising candidate for the presidential candidacy of the US Democrats.
In the tweet, accompanied by a three-and-a-half-minute video, Biden explained in emotional terms that he could not simply stand by while incumbent Donald Trump "fundamentally changed the nature of this nation."
"The core values of this nation … our reputation in the world … our very own democracy … everything that makes America" "is in danger," Biden said. That is the reason why he applies. Biden is the 20th candidate to enter the race for the Democrats – a record number of applicants.
According to a survey conducted by the RealClearPolitics website, the 76-year-old is 29.3 percent ahead of 77-year-old left-leaning Senator Bernie Sanders (23 percent) and Senator Kamala Harris (8.3 percent). Biden has been in politics for more than 45 years, from 2009 to 2017 he served as vice president under President Barack Obama. He is considered a down-to-earth politician who is popular in the democratic base, especially among older, moderate and African American voters.
Steel worker imitates Donald Trump
The former comedian and radio host Thomas Mundy has landed via Facebook a real comedy hit. The 58-year-old, who works as a New York steelworker, imitates US President Donald Trump in a video published almost two weeks ago on Facebook – with striking resemblance (see video above).
Almost perfect in terms of vocabulary, language and gestures, it makes millions laugh. Outwardly, too, certain correspondences are unmistakable.
The clip has already been called more than three million times. With repetitions of non-ending phrases and a confusing choice of words, each sentence of his short insert sits: "It's going to be an incredible job. He is a great carpenter. I have lunch with carpenters. Thank you, even the evil media, "it says at the end of the funny video.
Mundy sketches his opinion on Trump regularly on his Facebook page with funny contributions.
Trump feared the end of his presidency
After the release of the highly anticipated "Mueller Report" on various lapses of US President Donald Trump, more and more curious details from the inner workings of the White House come to light. So Trump is in the moment in which he learned of the Special Investigations of the Ministry of Justice for the Russian affair, uncharacteristically meekly.
The Republican, a Justice Department official noted, had fallen back in his chair and said, "Oh my god. That's awful. This is the end of my presidency. I'm done."
Almost two years later, after questioning about 500 witnesses, several hundred search warrants and more than 30 prosecutions, the Ministry of Justice has published the partially blackened report by special investigator Robert Mueller and Donald Trump is confident of victory.
Speaking to veterans, he said on Thursday that he had a good day, that there had been no collusion between his campaign team and Russia and that he had not obstructed the judiciary.
But ended the affair for Trump is far from being. Mueller draws in his detailed report a devastating picture of Trump. The special investigator explains in detail how the president has repeatedly tried to avert the investigation.
Although his Justice Secretary William Barr was eager to defend the President on Thursday morning, portraying his conduct of the investigation as the conduct of a frustrated president who had been hindered by the government's investigation. The report provides the Democrats with some new ammunition.
Mueller's account is rich in insights into the inner workings of Trump's campaign camp and the White House. One learns, for example, that Trump's then-advisor Michael Flynn and others tried to find disappeared emails from Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
Or that Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told the investigators that she had not told the press the truth in connection with the dismissal of FBI boss James Comey.
It's such a load of information in the report that it will take time for the full scale to take hold. Much is not surprising any more.
After all, in the two years of Trump's presidency, so much has been shaken that the public is dull in parts. Under normal circumstances, much of the report would have the makings of scandal, but in Trump's America, nothing is normal anymore.
Pete Buttigieg wants to become US President
Openly homosexual US Democrat Pete Buttigieg officially launched his presidential campaign on Sunday. The South Bay State Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, told city supporters to join Democrats against US President Donald Trump next year.
"I'm here to tell a story different from 'make America great again," said Buttigieg, referring to Trump's slogan. To Buttigieg's announcement so many people had come to South Bend that not all fit into the venue in a former car factory hall – many followed the announcement in the rain on a huge screen in front of the hall.
"He represents a new generation of democratic leadership. We love his vision, "said 35-year-old Jenn Watts, who was carrying her three-year-old daughter on her shoulders. The graduate of the elite Harvard University, which speaks eight languages, has been present to the 100,000-inhabitant city of South Bend for seven years. From the office, he took a seven-month break to serve as a soldier in Afghanistan. He would be the first openly gay presidential candidate of any major US party.
As mayor, Buttigieg has earned a good reputation. He is credited with helping to boost South Bend's economy. Buttigieg entered the Democratic presidential race a few weeks ago as an outsider – meanwhile his reputation has risen sharply.
In the past few weeks, quite a few Democrats have already announced their application. These include Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand and former Housing Minister Julian Castro. The number of candidates for the candidacy against Trump is expected to increase significantly in the coming months.
Warner Bros. sues Donald Trump for Batman campaign video
US film studio Warner Bros. has reportedly taken legal action against US President Donald Trump for using Batman music for a campaign video broadcast on Twitter.
"The use of the Warner Bros score from 'The Dark Knight Rises' in the campaign video was unauthorized," a spokesman for the film studio said Tuesday in a statement to the US media. "We use the appropriate legal means to have it removed."
Trump has broadcast the video for the 2020 election campaign with the film music for "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012) via his Twitter account, US media reported. There was a short time later, under Trump's slogan "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" ("Makes America big again!") Only a gray box to see – including the indication that the medium has been blocked at the request of the copyright owner.
According to the reports, the song "Why do we fall?" By German composer Hans Zimmer was used in the video.
In addition, the video also used the font used for the Warner movie title for its accompanying message to suspected Trump opponents: "First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they call you a racist. Donald J. Trump. Your choice. Has shown them all. Trump: The Great Victory. 2020. "
Next year, the next presidential election will take place in the USA.
US Election 2020: Donald Trump calls on Republicans to be "even more paranoid."
US President Donald Trump calls on Republicans to be "even more paranoid" than they really are. And he means the counting of votes, which – he says – could be manipulated in favor of the Democrats.
He delivered this bizarre speech to US Congressional Republicans at the annual National Republican Congessional Committee (NRCC) annual Spring Dinner. It shows how "paranoid" the views of the US president really are.
Trump repeated over and over again that he assumed electoral fraud and electoral corruption. Republicans should "watch more closely" and be suspicious. He did not give concrete examples, but simply stated, "There's something happening, you have to be even more paranoid than you actually are."
The snatched-up quote was shared, among others, by Jim Acosta, chief correspondent for CNN at the White House, via Twitter. CNN also reported it.
Jim Acosta and Donald Trump repeatedly clash in press conferences, most recently last year (read here).
The Democrats have in the midterm elections in the past year after eight years, the majority in the House of Representatives recaptured, the Republicans have in the Senate for a majority.
Trump claimed at dinner, without giving any evidence, that the elections had been heavily manipulated, especially in Florida and Arizona. He said he did not like the way the votes were counted.
Trump further stated that he wanted to promise in the presidential campaign of 2020, as one of the first post-election actions, to launch a health care reform. He wants to wait with these plans until after the election because he hopes that the Republicans will win back the House of Representatives. The first vote in the new US Congress should then be a vote in favor of such a health care reform. "That's a great incentive for people to vote," Trump told his party colleagues. "That will help many people vote."
Trump had hinted that a new proposal for the replacement of the conservative "Obamacare" should be worked out.
US election 2020: Beto O'Rourke wants to compete for Democrats
US Democrat Beto O'Rourke wants to run for his party in the 2020 presidential election. This announced the 46-year-old on Thursday in a video message that was distributed in US media.
"The challenges we face, the interconnected crises of our economy, our democracy and our climate have never been greater," O'Rourke said. With his campaign, he wanted a split country one.
The former congressman for the Texan border town of El Paso had previously indicated his intention in a portrait of the magazine "Vanity Fair". His home station KTSM tweeted on Wednesday (local time): "It's official. Beto O'Rourke enters the race for the presidency. "According to the Texan the sender his plans have confirmed by SMS.
O'Rourke joins a growing number of candidates for his party. Although the primary elections, where the Democrats set their candidates for the actual presidential election in November 2020, only in less than a year. But the election campaign is already running.
O'Rourke is one of the Democrats' shooting stars, and he is popular with the national audience for his "off-the-cuff" style, which he displays on the many Facebook livestreams: he talks to supporters in familiar surroundings free from his family, without preparation.
What kind of a guy he is, is the comparison he found at a meeting with students in El Paso, Texas: comparing the fight against Trump with "every epic movie you've ever seen, from Star Wars to The Lord The Rings. This is the moment when we will win or lose everything. "
One thing is certain: O'Rourke will be a tough opponent for Trump. Not only election exchanges, activists and donors consider Beto O'Rourke to be a promising candidate. For many, 47-year-old, who acted as a guitarist and singer in a punk band at the beginning of the 90s and toured with her through the USA, is the great bearer of hope. Will be traded as a second Jimmy Carter.
And in the past, he proved to be a tough campaigner. One who knocks on thousands of doors and hits opponents hard.
Hillary Clinton: Do not stand for US Presidency in 2020
Hillary Clinton will not enter the US presidential election campaign in 2020. "I will not compete, but I will continue to work, speak and commit myself to what I believe in," the Democrat told CNN channel partner News 12 Westchester on Monday (local time). Thus, the ex-Foreign Minister and former First Lady rumors that she could take after her failed candidacy in previous years, another attempt on the White House.
The former Senator for New York entered the Democratic presidential race in 2008 but was defeated by Barack Obama, who ultimately became US president. Clinton became his foreign minister. In 2016, Clinton prevailed in the primaries of the Democrats, but suffered a surprise election defeat against Donald Trump as a Republican candidate. After this defeat, the wife of former US President Bill Clinton withdrew a bit from the public and current politics.
US Election 2020: US Senator Sanders again applies for president
The independent US Senator Bernie Sanders wants to compete in 2020 again as a candidate in the presidential election. The 77-year-old wants to set in motion an "unprecedented historical grassroots movement", as he wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. At the same time, Sanders asked for the support and donations of at least one million people for his campaign.
The Vermont State Senator, who calls himself a Democratic socialist, failed in 2016 in the Democratic primary election campaign in the race against Hillary Clinton. Prior to his time as a Senator, beginning in 2007, he served 16 years in the House of Representatives. His main topics are the increasingly uneven distribution of wealth in the US, a reform of the health system and climate change and the move away from oil, coal and gas.
His announcement linked Sanders with criticism of incumbent Donald Trump. "I think the current White House resident is embarrassed about our country," he told Vermont Public Radio. "I think he is a morbid liar." In addition, the current president is racist, sexist, xenophobic and trying politically to point out that he is picking on minorities.
Democrats' upcoming party polls will start in early 2020. Eleven Democrats have already thrown their hat into the ring, with more in the starting blocks. It could become the biggest field of applicants in the history of the party. Leftist Senator Elizabeth Warren is among them, her counterparts Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as MP Tulsi Gabbard and former Labor Minister Julian Castro. Also count on the candidacy of ex-Vice President Joe Biden many.
For the Republicans so far only Trump has declared that he will start again.
USA Election 2020: Candidate Elizabeth Warren is serious
For months in the US speculations about possible presidential candidates of the Democrats rave. Now, the left makes Elizabeth Warren serious. She probably will not be the only one – and that could cause problems for the party.
It's almost two years to the next presidential election in the US, but it's all pointing to a nerve-wracking Democratic campaign. With leftist Senator Elizabeth Warren, a sharp critic of President Donald Trump brings in position.
The 69-year-old from the state of Massachusetts founded a committee that is to explore their chances in the event of a candidacy. This allows her to hire staff and raise funds.
Warren, who belongs to the left wing of the Democrats, is the first prominent representative of the party 13 months before the start of the primaries, making their ambitions public with such a step. It is expected that a number of other Democrats will follow in the coming weeks and months and the field of applicants will be very large. This was also the case for the Republicans in 2016 – which favored the rise of the political outsider Donald Trump.
USA Election 2020: Other candidates could be Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders
Possible candidates alongside Warren are former Vice President Joe Biden and Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, who failed in the 2016 pre-election campaign against Hillary Clinton. Sanders' candidacy would weaken Warren's chances as they would both compete for left-wing voices.
In initial surveys Biden leads the applicant field. Senators Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Sherrod Brown, and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as outgoing Texas deputy Beto O'Rourke, are also candidates.
The pre-election campaign in the party could be as bitter in a large field as in 2016 with the Republicans. There are already discussions among the Democrats between the left wing and the moderate wing about the party's course and what would be the best chances for a candidate against Trump. These conflicts are likely to increase in the coming months.
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