What the UK election means for Brexit, the EU, and the U.S. presidential election
Prime Minister Boris Johnson orchestrated a landslide victory in yesterday’s UK election, resulting in the biggest Conservative majority in Parliament since Margaret Thatcher won a third term in 1987. That lifts the last remaining roadblocks for Brexit before the UK leaves the European Union on January 31. The Tories’ trouncing of the rival Labour Party also sheds light on what the U.S. might expect in the 2020 presidential election.
What are Mike Bloomberg’s chances of winning over California voters?
Billionaire presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg is going all-in on California, especially after Democratic Senator Kamala Harris dropped out of the race. He also spent $58 million on TV ads since announcing his candidacy last month. We break down the state of the 2020 race, and whether Bloomberg has a chance in progressive, but notoriously expensive, California.
Self-help guru Tony Robbins faces sexual assault allegations
At least 10 women have accused Tony Robbins of either sexual harassment or general mistreatment. The most serious allegation is that Robbins may have sexually assaulted a minor who attended one of his seminars nearly 35 years ago. These allegations have been published in a series of stories by Buzzfeed.
Rep. Adam Schiff on articles of impeachment and what’s next
Two articles of impeachment were announced today against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Adam Schiff, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, explains how the House settled on these two articles. We also ask whether the articles will be amended, and whether more articles will be introduced.
House Judiciary hearing focuses on evidence for impeachment
Today’s House Judiciary Committee hearing has lots of interruptions from Republicans as they try defending President Trump. House Democrats are likely to deliver articles of impeachment against Trump by week’s end.