Politics

President Donald Trump gestures to people in the audience after an event on protecting seniors with diabetes in the Rose Garden White House, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
May 28, 2020 - 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is escalating his war on social media companies, preparing to sign an executive order Thursday challenging the liability protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet. Still, the move appears to be more about politics than...
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Left: U.S. President Donald Trump. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Right: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images.
WWJ News
May 28, 2020 - 12:45 pm
“I’m requesting an extension to continue utilizing the Michigan National Guard so we can safely reopen our economy while putting the health and well-being of all Michiganders first.”
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, May 27, 2020, after traveling to Florida. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
May 27, 2020 - 10:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesday after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. He turned to his Twitter account — where else? — to...
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DETROIT - OCTOBER 28: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (C) appears in Wayne County Circuit Court for his sentencing October 28, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick will spend 4 months in jail as part of a plea deal he accepted back in September in which he plead guilty to two felonies and no contest to a felony assault charge. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
WWJ News
May 26, 2020 - 10:40 pm
"We already felt that he had definitely gotten more time than he had absolutely deserved, and that he is not a menace to society."
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President Donald Trump speaks during a Memorial Day ceremony at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Monday, May 25, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
May 26, 2020 - 8:15 pm
For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump's tweets with a fact-check warning. On Tuesday, Twitter added a warning phrase to two Trump tweets that called mail-in ballots “fraudulent” and predicted that “mail boxes will be robbed,” among other things. Under the tweets,...
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
May 26, 2020 - 5:16 pm
"Obviously with the motorized boating prohibition in our early days of COVID-19, he thought it might get a laugh."
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
May 26, 2020 - 9:36 am
She's not confirming it, but Gov. Gretchen Whitmer isn't denying it either.
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FILE - In this March 11, 2013, file photo, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick leaves federal court after being convicted in Detroit, of corruption charges. Rev. Keyon Payton, A Michigan pastor, says Kilpatrick is being quarantined at a federal prison while awaiting a likely release in June, years before he's scheduled to finish a 28-year sentence for corruption. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons declined to comment about Kilpatrick, saying only that he remains in custody at the prison in Oakdale, La. (David Coates/Detroit News via AP, File)
Associated Press
May 22, 2020 - 9:08 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is being quarantined at a federal prison while awaiting a likely release in June, which would be years before he was scheduled to finish his 28-year sentence for corruption, a pastor said Friday. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons declined to comment...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Trump has been lashing out at scientists whose conclusions about the coronavirus are at odds with his own beliefs or are conclusions that he doesn’t like. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
AP News
May 22, 2020 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — "A Trump enemy statement,” he said of one study. “A political hit job,” he said of another. As President Donald Trump pushes to reopen the country despite warnings from doctors about the consequences of moving too quickly during the coronavirus crisis, he has been lashing out at...
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President Donald Trump holds a face mask in his left hand as speaks during a tour of Ford's Rawsonville Components Plant that has been converted to making personal protection and medical equipment, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Ypsilanti, Mich. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
May 22, 2020 - 6:18 am
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Pandemic politics shadowed President Donald Trump's trip to Michigan on Thursday as he highlighted lifesaving medical devices, with the president and officials from the electoral battleground state clashing over federal aid, mail-in ballots and face masks. Trump...
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