‘So brave’: Republican governor mocked for writing ‘Ronald Reagan’ on ballot in protest against Trump

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is facing backlash from both ends of the political spectrum after announcing that he voted for the long-dead Ronald Reagan for president as a protest against Donald Trump. Speaking to the Washington Post about his decision, Hogan admitted his vote was “simply symbolic,” but said, “I thought it was important to […]

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FBI foils alleged militia plot to KIDNAP Michigan Governor Whitmer – by a group that called her ‘tyrant b***h’ over Covid-19 rules

The FBI has reportedly thwarted a plan by anti-government extremists to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to help boost recruiting and build a new society based on the US Bill of Rights. At least six men have been identified as being involved in the conspiracy, including 24-year-old Ty Garbin, whose home northwest of Detroit was […]

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New York governor ends daily briefings, claims success – Times of India

ALBANY: New York governor Andrew Cuomo wrapped up a string of more than 100 daily briefings that had become appointment viewing around the nation by declaring that the state has “done the impossible” in taming the coronavirus. The Democratic governor appeared alone behind his desk Friday during a brief address, a departure from his routine […]

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Tennessee lawmakers pass fetal heartbeat abortion bill backed by governor

Early Friday morning, the Tennessee Senate approved the bill, 23-5, after the House had passed the legislation earlier, 68-17. Republicans control both chambers. The legislation — which prompted immediate legal action from several abortion rights groups — effectively bans abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, as early as six weeks, through 24 weeks into […]

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Iowa governor says she will issue executive order restoring felons’ voting rights

“We’re working on that right now, sitting down with various groups, listening to what they think is important what is contained in that executive order,” Reynolds, a Republican, told reporters Tuesday in Osage, Iowa, according to Radio Iowa. “And then I’ve got my legal team working on it.” CNN has reached out to the governor’s […]

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Why is the old cot making a noise: Shiv Sena takes a jibe at Congress | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: In an apparent rift in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena took a jibe at the Congress party and asked “why is the old cot (Congress) making a noise” on Tuesday. Through the party mouthpiece Saamna, Sena said that Congress leaders, Balasaheb Thorat and Ashok Chavan had raised issues […]

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St. Petersburg had lighter Covid-19 restrictions because residents are ‘more educated’ than Muscovites – vice governor

Russia’s varied local responses to the coronavirus have been the cause of much debate, and one leading St. Petersburg official couldn’t resist using the city’s relatively relaxed rules to take a jab at an old rival – Moscow. Speaking to a local TV channel, Vice Governor Yevgeny Elin explained that his city did not impose […]

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CHAZ 2.0? Nashville protesters descend on Tennessee Capitol as governor vows ‘autonomous zones will not be tolerated’

Taking cues from Seattle, protesters in Nashville are attempting to create their own “autonomous zone” near the Tennessee Capitol, but the governor is having none of it, warning that “lawlessness” will not stand in his state. A small group of demonstrators showed up to Nashville’s Legislative Plaza near the state capitol on Friday, setting up […]

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Isn’t that racist? Kentucky governor vows to ‘prioritize’ free healthcare for African-Amerians

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear intends to ‘put dollars’ into ensuring all of the state’s African-American residents have healthcare, citing ‘inequalities’ in Covid-19 treatment – which was fully funded by the federal government. “I believe health care is a basic human right,” Beshear, a Democrat, said on Monday at a press conference in Frankfort. While he […]

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Protesters have ‘civic duty’ to get virus tested: Governor Andrew Cuomo – Times of India

ALBANY: The thousands of people protesting the death of George Floyd have a “civic duty” to be tested for the coronavirus and help New York avoid a spike in new cases as it slowly restarts its economy, governor Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. There’s widespread concern that people packing in tightly for demonstrations, sometimes without faces […]

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