Ric Grenell sacks ex-Missouri Senator McCaskill over German ambassadorship: ‘Umm,

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. Former U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, who also recently served a stint as acting director of national intelligence, clapped back at former U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) after she criticized him as inept. McCaskill, who was defeated in 2018 by then-state Attorney General Josh Hawley, a Republican, was responding to back-and-forth between Grenell and retired U.S. Army Lt. General Mark Hertling, a national security analyst for CNN, over disagreements regarding the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw some American forces from Germany. “Of Read More

Barr successfully debunked several Democrat myths during contentious hearing

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s raucous hearing before the House Judiciary Committee last week exposed several fallacies and falsehoods that Democrats and their allies in the Washington Press Corps have pushed, The Federalist’s Margot Cleveland noted Monday. In a column for the outlet, Cleveland said the contentious back-and-forth between Barr and the committee’s Democrat members, most of whom refused to allow the attorney general to fully answer their questions, nevertheless “dismantled much of the fake news that has made headlines over the Read More

Leader of Communist Party USA endorses candidate he’s most aligned

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. The head of the Revolutionary Communist Party USA has publicly endorsed Joe Biden after deciding his views most closely align with the presumptive Democratic nominee. In a statement, the party’s leader, Bob Akavian, 77, asked his party’s members and backers to “deliver a decisive defeat to Trump and the whole fascist regime.” “At this critical hour, every appropriate means of non-violent action must be utilized to remove this regime from power,” he continued. Avakian noted further that while he’s not a fan of the Read More

Alleged COVID death of Arizona St. bisexual Native American ‘academic’

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. The alleged COVID-19 death of a bisexual Native American academic supposedly employed by Arizona State University may in fact be nothing more than a “sick hoax,” according to persons familiar with the incident. Jacquelyn Gill, a University of Maine climate scientist, told The Daily Beast she began to have doubts that a Twitter personality going by the handle @Sciencing_Bi using an account created in 2016 was real after hearing that ‘she’ had died from the virus. “I went from thinking a Twitter friend and colleague died Read More

Screaming woman hysterically accosts a mask-less customer: ‘You are abusing

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. A woman and her male companion were captured on video screaming at a store customer who wasn’t wearing a mask because of a medical condition in what’s becoming a common occurrence across the country. The unidentified woman is seen screaming hysterically and pointing a finger at the videographer and others with him, before complaining to store employees about the man. “You guys are abusing your freedoms!” the woman bellows before approaching the man taking the video and accosting him briefly. There’s absolutely no Read More

Barron Trump sucked in after Maryland governor overrides county directive

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued an “amended emergency order” Monday overriding a Montgomery County health official’s directive to keep private and parochial schools shuttered to in-person classes at least until Oct. 1. On Friday, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles issued an order instructing independent, private, and parochial schools to remain shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic. In issuing the order, Gayles cited an increase in COVID-19 cases in the county, as well as nearby Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. Montgomery County's Health Officer directs private and independent schools remain closed to in-person instruction until October 1st. — Read More

Obama leaves AOC off lengthy list of Democrats he’s supporting

Former President Barack Obama released a list of over 100 candidates he’s supporting for elected office this November, but notably, controversial freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was not on the list. In a statement issued Monday, Obama listed 118 Democrats he was supporting for federal, state, and statewide legislative contests from 17 states including Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Nebraska, New Jersey, and Nevada. “I’m proud to endorse this diverse and hopeful collection of thoughtful, empathetic and highly qualified Democrats,” Obama said. “Together, these candidates will help us redeem our country’s promise by sticking up for working Read More

Elon Musk declares ‘China rocks’; rips ‘entitled’ Americans as ‘complacent’

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. Billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk raised some eyebrows again for praising China and Chinese workers while criticizing their American counterparts for “winning too long.” In an interview with Automotive News on Friday, Musk praised China’s “smart, hardworking” people when it comes to building electric cars, but referred to American workers as “entitled” and “complacent.” He specifically ripped California and New York, two Democrat-run, high tax-and-regulation states, though both have offered his companies breaks and other incentives. When asked about whether China could become Read More

Flight attendant union chief calls for federal mask mandate on

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. The head of the International Association of Flight Attendants union is calling for a federal mandate requiring all airline passengers to wear masks while blaming rising opposition to facial coverings on the Trump administration. In an interview with CNN, Sara Nelson was asked to comment on recent incidents regarding passengers and flight crew interactions over masks. One incident involved a pair of Delta Air Line passengers who were removed from a Detroit-to-Atlanta flight after refusing to don a mask, per the carrier’s policy. The plane Read More

Trump says ‘Crazy Nancy Pelosi’ made Dr. Birx turn on

Get the latest BPR news delivered free to your inbox daily. SIGN UP HERE. President Donald Trump reacted angrily on Monday to comments Dr. Deborah Birx made during a CNN interview in which she said she supports a CDC recommendation for schools to continue distance learning in districts where 5 percent or more of residents have tested positive for COVID-19. In lambasting Birx, Trump suggested that the coronavirus task force expert was caving to comments made by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in which she expressed doubts about her judgment because she works for the current administration. “So Crazy Nancy Pelosi Read More