close Video Trump holds rally in Louisiana, campaigns for Republican gubernatorial candidate Trump 2020 campaign principal deputy Erin Perrine weighs in. **Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**On the roster: Trump casts Louisiana vote as impeachment referendum - Trump operative Stone convicted of lying, obstruction - Time Out: And now you know the rest of the story - Biden breaches Warren’s Nevada firebreak - See, cowsUSA Today: “President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail Thursday to stump in Louisiana for the second time in as many weeks, using a raucous rally to mock two U.S. diplomats who raised questions about his dealings with Ukraine at the center of an impeachment inquiry. … ‘The people of this country aren't buying it – you see it because we're going up and they're going down,’ Trump said. ‘Let's keep it going for a while.’ … [Read more...] about Trump casts Louisiana vote as impeachment referendum
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Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Over the last 24 hours, two events took place that will probably loom very large over the next 18 months. The first was an exchange between Senator Kamala Harris and Attorney General William Barr at a hearing yesterday. “Attorney General Barr, has the president or anyone at the White House ever asked or suggested that you open an investigation of anyone?” asked Harris. Barr stammered, asked Harris to repeat the quite simple question, and then began parsing. “I’m trying to grapple with the word ‘suggest,’” he told Harris. “I mean, there have been discussions of matters out there that they have not asked me to open an investigation, but …” before trailing off ominously. The second is a strange, somewhat convoluted but highly significant report that appeared last night in the New York Times. The story simultaneously reports on efforts by Trump loyalists to gin up dirt on Joe Biden and … [Read more...] about Barr Has Protected Trump. His Next Step Is to Smear His Opponents.
GROVELLING Prince Andrew has apologised for his friendship with paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and admitted: “I let the side down.” The Duke tells a BBC Newsnight interview, shown tomorrow night, how he regrets staying close to the shamed US tycoon after his first conviction in 2008. But Andrew had “no recollection” of meeting Virginia Roberts, who claims they had sex three times. He told how he “kicks himself daily” for staying pals with US paedophile Epstein. And, in the most astonishing royal TV moment since Diana spoke about the breakdown of her and Charles’ marriage, Andrew admits he was wrong to keep in contact. Speaking inside Buckingham Palace, he told the BBC’s Emily Maitlis: “The problem was the fact that once he had been convicted I stayed with him, and that’s the bit that, as it were, I kick myself on a daily basis, because it was not something that was becoming of a member of the royal family.“We try and uphold … [Read more...] about Grovelling Prince Andrew says he ‘kicks himself daily’ for staying friends with paedo tycoon Jeffrey Epstein