Patriotism is on the decline in America

This Fourth of July, patriotism is on the decline. According to Gallup polling only 42% of Americans are “extremely proud” to be an American. Chris Cillizza explains why this number has been steadily falling. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: An agitated Trump encourages governors to use aggressive tactics on protesters https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/01/politics/donald-trump-race-police/index.html How views of patriotism vary … Read more Patriotism is on the decline in America

Jonathan Ashworth Says Government Risk ‘Losing Trust’ over Lockdown Confusion | Good Morning Britain

Shadow chancellor Jonathan Ashworth is a Leicester constituency MP and he reacts to the local lockdown that will be enforced in the area. The Labour frontbencher also criticises the government on their slow release of Covid-19 data. Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Broadcast on Like, follow and subscribe to Good Morning Britain! The Good Morning … Read more Jonathan Ashworth Says Government Risk ‘Losing Trust’ over Lockdown Confusion | Good Morning Britain

Why Republicans are starting to worry about 2020

With everything going on in the world, the past few months have proven difficult for President Donald Trump, and in turn, the Republican Party. Chris Cillizza explains why the Democrats’ widening gap is starting to worry Republicans ahead of November. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: The electoral map is tilting badly against Donald Trump right now … Read more Why Republicans are starting to worry about 2020

MP Shaoquett Moselmane says he is ‘not a suspect’ in China espionage investigation | ABC News

NSW MP Shaoquett Moselmane says he is not a suspect in the espionage investigation that saw his Sydney home and office raided last week. Mr Moselmane said he was cooperating with the investigation, and doesn’t want it to become a political witch hunt. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-29/nsw-labor-mp-shaoquett-moselmane-not-a-suspect-in-afp-probe/12402596 For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY … Read more MP Shaoquett Moselmane says he is ‘not a suspect’ in China espionage investigation | ABC News

National MP Paula Bennett quits politics | nzherald.co.nz

National Party MP Paula Bennett will bow out of politics at the election and venture into the “business world”. Full story: https://bit.ly/3eKkiZx Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe Follow NZ Herald on Twitter: https://goo.gl/Wi6mbv

South Australian MP refuses to answer questions over travel expenses | ABC News

One of the South Australian Parliament’s most senior office holders is refusing to release details of any allowances paid to him and other regional MPs amid questions over his eligibility to claim. Terry Stephens publicly claims to live in Victor Harbor, but an ABC investigation has uncovered evidence which raises the question whether paying tenants … Read more South Australian MP refuses to answer questions over travel expenses | ABC News

Former Labour MP hopes Long-Bailey ‘reflects on her actions’

Ruth Smeeth, the former Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent North has said that she does not understand why Rebecca Long-Bailey “has chosen this hill to have a fight with the leader of the Labour party on”. Long-Bailey was sacked after she shared an article on social media which Sir Keir Starmer claimed expressed an anti-Semitic conspiracy … Read more Former Labour MP hopes Long-Bailey ‘reflects on her actions’

NSW Labor MP’s home, office raided over allegations of infiltration by Chinese agents | ABC News

NSW Labor MP Shaoquett Moselmane has been questioned at his Parliament office after the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and ASIO raided his home and office in Sydney. NSW Labor leader Jodi McKay confirmed she was aware of the raids, and that the party would suspend Mr Moselmane’s membership. Images Supplied: Shaoquett Moselmane/AAP: Bianca De Marchi … Read more NSW Labor MP’s home, office raided over allegations of infiltration by Chinese agents | ABC News

Keir Starmer’s Labour: Rebecca Long-Bailey is sacked – BBC Newsnight

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his one time leadership rival Rebecca Long-Bailey, saying she shared an article containing an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory. But Mrs Long-Bailey’s allies on the left of the party have criticised the decision. Our Political Editor Nick Watt has the latest developments from Westminster. Emma Barnett then spoke to Former … Read more Keir Starmer’s Labour: Rebecca Long-Bailey is sacked – BBC Newsnight

‘Half a million visitors’ to south coast of England on hottest day of the year | ITV News

The UK enjoyed the hottest day of the year so far on Thursday, triggering a major incident to be declared after “half a million” visitors headed to the south coast of England. Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole council said services were “completely overstretched” as huge numbers of visitors defied advice to stay away – prompting authorities … Read more ‘Half a million visitors’ to south coast of England on hottest day of the year | ITV News

Chopper’s Politics Podcast: What is Johnsonism?

Subscribe to Chopper’s Politics for free: https://playpodca.st/chopper Giving a political ideology a name is easy. Pulling it off is much harder. Professor Matthew Goodwin from the University of Kent joins Christopher Hope to discuss the delayed birth of Johnsonism, why Tories should be paying attention to falling statues, and why he feels sorry for the … Read more Chopper’s Politics Podcast: What is Johnsonism?

Donald Trump has a hiring problem

President Donald Trump’s success as a businessman was a focal point of his 2016 campaign, as he touted his hiring skills. So why has he fired and badmouthed so many of his previous staffers? Chris Cillizza explains how Trump’s “best people” promise didn’t exactly pan out. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Donald Trump makes terrible hires, … Read more Donald Trump has a hiring problem

Trump’s presidency is at its lowest point right now

President Donald Trump held a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma last week to kick off his 2020 campaign, but the overflowing crowd the President touted was nowhere to be seen. Chris Cillizza explains how the last five months of political turmoil have led to the lowest point of Trump’s presidency so far. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: … Read more Trump’s presidency is at its lowest point right now

Student Nurse Calls for an Apology from Minister after ‘Insulting’ Comments | Good Morning Britain

Student nurses are calling for an apology after the care minister Helen Whateley said: “they’re not deemed to be providing a service”. Student nurse Jessica Collins and former Labour MP and nurse Eleanor Smith spoke to today’s Good Morning Britain of Care Minister Helen Whately, who has been criticised for her comments on student nurses. … Read more Student Nurse Calls for an Apology from Minister after ‘Insulting’ Comments | Good Morning Britain