Actor Mike Birbiglia: Trump an ‘Aspiring Dictator’

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"READ THIS. Jim Gaffigan is expressing a genuine concern about a country in a downward spiral under the leadership of an aspiring dictator," the Billions actor said. "If people like Jim & anyone with a conscience don't speak up in the next 60 days & vote things will get MUCH WORSE. Don't sit this one out." Birbiglia was reacting to...

Barack Obama Advised LeBron James, NBA Players on Playoff Boycott

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Obama presided over the conference call when a group of players, including LeBron James and Oklahoma Thunder player Chris Paul, hashed out their demands and statements ahead of last Wednesday's walkouts. Paul reportedly reached out to Obama -- who has been known to counsel many players who dabble in social justice causes -and asked him for advice on proceeding with...

Watch Live: Donald Trump Holds Press Conference

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Charlie Spiering31 Aug 2020 The president continues to speak about the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and the ongoing economic recovery. He will also likely speak about left-wing violence and rioting in America's major cities. The press conference is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. EST. PoliticsDonald Trumppress conferenceWhite House

Oregon Governor Calls State Troops Back as Portland Mayor Blames Trump for Riots

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Moreover, after a weekend that included the shooting death of a man described as a Trump supporter, Democrat Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler blamed President Donald Trump for the ongoing violence. "Do you seriously wonder, Mr. President, why this is the first time in decades that America has seen this level of violence?" Wheeler said at a news conference on Sunday....

Joe Biden Suffers Tech Issues During Rare Venture Out of Basement

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Biden approached the podium and spoke for a full minute, but the feed from his campaign lacked sound. Watch: Joe Biden / YouTube During another moment, the feed began to play on a loop before CNN anchor Brianna Keilar cut in: As Biden said "right-wing militias," the technology glitched and showed him repeating "militias" six times before the network cut to Keilar, who...

Biden: ‘Do I Look like a Radical Socialist with a Soft Spot for Rioters?’

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The former vice president, who over the weekend pledged not to use the National Guard as a political "prop," delivered a speech in western Pennsylvania addressing the protests and riots that have sprung up since Jacob Blake's shooting by police. In his remarks, Biden not only castigated President Donald Trump for "stroking violence," but clarified his own position on...

Bernie Sanders Accuses President Trump of Inciting Violence Across the Country

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"Mr. President, your job is to discourage violence, not incite it," Sanders said in a social media post Monday, following yet another violent weekend in Portland, where a right-wing protester wearing a Patriot Prayer hat was shot and killed. Hours later, the former presidential hopeful mocked Trump for positioning himself as a "law and order" leader, once again accusing him...

Bella Thorne Apologizes After Being Blamed for OnlyFans Payment Limits

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"I wanted to bring attention to the site, the more people on the site the more likely of a chance to normalize the stigmas," wrote Thorne. "And in trying to do this I hurt you. I have risked my career a few times to remove the stigma behind sex work, porn, and the natural hatred people spew... behind anything...

Feds: UCLA Researcher Destroyed Evidence of China Ties

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The Chinese national, 29-year-old Guan Lei, was observed throwing a damaged hard drive into a dumpster outside his apartment, according to a statement made on Friday by the Justice Department. The statement added that prosecutors say Lei is being investigated for possibly transferring sensitive software or technical data to China's National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), as well as for...

Rob Reiner: ‘I Watch Joe Biden and I See a Man Who Can Save Democracy’

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"I watch Joe Biden and I see a man who can save Democracy," Reiner declared. But Biden got lost in his own words during his speech on Monday as he attempted to address the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. Watch below: "COVID has taken this year, just since the outbreak, has taken more than 100 year--look, here's, the lives, it's just, it's, er,...