Politics

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Associated Press
May 09, 2020 - 12:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he didn’t know the Justice Department was planning to drop its case against his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn. But it didn't really matter. The extraordinary action underscored the extent to which Trump and Attorney General William...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a caucus night event in Las Vegas. As Biden’s search for a vice presidential running mate heats up, he is facing growing pressure to choose a black woman. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Associated Press
May 08, 2020 - 4:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump needled his Democratic rival Joe Biden on Friday for limiting his campaign appearances to virtual events from the basement of his home in Delaware. “I’d love to see him get out of the basement so he can speak,” Trump said in a telephone interview with Fox...
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Michigan Capitol Building
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WWJ News
May 08, 2020 - 1:31 pm
“The concept of ‘open carry’ in Michigan law does not provide the unfettered right to bring firearms into any public space."
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President Donald Trump participates in a tour of a Honeywell International plant that manufactures personal protective equipment, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Phoenix, with Tony Stallings, vice president of Integrated Supply Chain at Honeywell, right and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
May 06, 2020 - 10:15 am
PHOENIX (AP) — One day after saying that the COVID-19 task force would be winding down, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it would continue indefinitely, but focus more on rebooting the economy. Trump tweeted that the panel's focus would be on "SAFETY & OPENING UP OUR COUNTRY AGAIN."...
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Governor Whitmer
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
May 06, 2020 - 10:13 am
"All we wanted, and all we've ever asked for, is an opportunity to participate and understand how decisions are being made."
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In this image provided by Public Health Emergency, a department of Health and Human Services, Rick Bright is shown in his official photo from April 27, 2017, in Washington. Bright filed a complaint May 5, 2020, with the Office of Special Counsel, a government agency responsible for whistleblower complaints. He’s the former director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. Bright alleges he was removed from his job and reassigned to a lesser role because he resisted political pressure to allow widespread use of hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug favored by President Donald Trump. (Health and Human Services via AP)
Associated Press
May 05, 2020 - 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration failed to prepare for the onslaught of the coronavirus, then sought a quick fix by trying to rush an unproven drug to patients, a senior government scientist alleged in a whistleblower complaint Tuesday. Dr. Rick Bright, former director of the Biomedical...
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Michigan Capitol Building
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WWJ News
May 05, 2020 - 1:31 pm
"It appears, at least at this point, that we don't have jurisdiction to limit guns brought into the building."
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voting at Warren City Hall
Deborah Watts votes at the Warren City Hall, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Warren, Mich. People in about 50 Michigan communities are participating in largely mail-based local elections that might be a blueprint for the presidential battleground state in November. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
WWJ News
May 05, 2020 - 11:27 am
Each jurisdiction was still required to have at least one place for in-person voting.
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Whitmer Gives Update on COVID-19
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer holds a news conference (Photo: State Michigan)
WWJ News
May 04, 2020 - 5:38 pm
Rep. Paul Mitchell is a a Republican representing Northern Macomb County and St. Clair County.
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Gretchen Whitmer
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (Photo: State of Michigan)
WWJ News
May 01, 2020 - 6:03 pm
A day after images of armed protesters at Michigan's Capitol made headlines worldwide, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is expressing disappointment.
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