‘Cozy’ ties with DNC? Fed challenged over governor’s Clinton ties

‘Cozy’ ties with DNC? Fed challenged over governor’s Clinton ties

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2016 A Republican congressman called on Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen to explain how one of the allegedly non-partisan central bank’s governor’s coziness to Hillary Clinton is not a conflict of interest. Rep. Scott Garrett, New Jersey Republican, questioned Yellen on donations that Fed governor Lael Brainard has made to the Clinton […]

UN tweeted, then deleted, support for global voter registration drive against Trump

UN tweeted, then deleted, support for global voter registration drive against Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, September 30, 2016 In a web post titled “the October surprise that will end Trump,” the United Nations News Center tweeted a call for “8 million Americans abroad” to register to vote and get their friends to register in an effort to “stomp Trump.” The tweet, published at 9:14 p.m. on Sept. […]

Saudis warn of ‘disastrous consequences’ after Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill overturned

Saudis warn of ‘disastrous consequences’ after Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill overturned

by WorldTribune Staff, September 30, 2016 A U.S. law allowing victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to sue Saudi Arabia will lead to “disastrous consequences,” the kingdom warned on Sept. 29. The House of Representatives approved the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) earlier this month. It was passed by the Senate […]

As the world watched anxiously: Foreign policy double talk in the first presidential debate

As the world watched anxiously: Foreign policy double talk in the first presidential debate

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The exchanges between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in their first debate left an uneasy feeling about U.S. foreign policy. While Trump worried about all the money the U.S. has been squandering overseas, Clinton came through with ritual affirmation of U.S. treaty commitments. Their words were empty, less than […]

Hillary Clinton’s Iran claims flatly contradicted by the facts, analysts say

Hillary Clinton’s Iran claims flatly contradicted by the facts, analysts say

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2016 Hillary Clinton’s claims that on her watch as secretary of state Iran was “weeks away” from building a nuclear weapon and was building “covert facilities” were false, analysts say. “With respect to Iran, when I became secretary of state, Iran was weeks away from having enough nuclear material to […]

Hillary Clinton slams North Carolina leaders at rally in Raleigh

Hillary Clinton slams North Carolina leaders at rally in Raleigh

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2016 During a campaign stop in Raleigh on Sept. 27, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2) and scolded the state’s elected leaders for passing it. “The very mean-spirited, wrong-headed decision by your legislature and governor to pass and sign House Bill 2 has hurt […]

Trump poses no real threat to nuclear deal, Iran official claims

Trump poses no real threat to nuclear deal, Iran official claims

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2016 A Donald Trump presidency would be “constrained by realities” and could not seriously impact the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said. “I think whoever gets into the … office of the president in the United States will have to move […]

Unfair and unbalanced? Report suggests first debate’s moderator was DNC tool

Unfair and unbalanced? Report suggests first debate’s moderator was DNC tool

by WorldTribune Staff, September 27, 2016 Hillary Clinton appealed several times to the “fact-checkers” during the first presidential debate. Observers have been quick to point out on non-Mainstream Media outlets that Clinton and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) already had a fact-checker on hand: the debate’s moderator. NBC News’s Lester Holt challenged Trump multiple times […]

Who won the debate? Take your pick from a menu of instant polls

Who won the debate? Take your pick from a menu of instant polls

by WorldTribune Staff, September 27, 2016 With the exception of CNN, the network that for some reason is regarded as “generic” by doctors offices and airports, nearly all snap polls taken after the first presidential debate showed Donald Trump the clear winner. “Many in the media will probably declare Clinton the winner of last night’s […]

No ear mics allowed for debate moderators; But what about the candidates?

No ear mics allowed for debate moderators; But what about the candidates?

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2016 While presidential debate moderators are not allowed to wear earpieces during the proceedings, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has not specifically ruled out the use of ear mics for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the first debate on Sept. 26. A voter in Maryland wrote FEC Commissioner Matthew […]

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