Category Archives: Women in Politics

France’s Marine Le Pen charged over funding scandal

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been placed under formal investigation over an alleged European parliament funding scandal. The allegations were passed to French investigators who have opened a case. The parliament suspects some €5m (£4m; $5.4m) went to assistants of Ms Le Pen’s National Front (FN) who were not working for MEPs but were actually engaged in FN party work in France. Continue reading →

Haley warns Venezuela’s Maduro poised to turn military on protesters

Wednesday U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned there are signs Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is planning to start using his country’s military and its weapons against protesters, as tensions flare on the streets of Caracas and beyond. Continue reading →

Sarah Palin sues NY Times over editorial tying her to Giffords shooting

Tuesday former Alaska Governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin filed a lawsuit against the New York Times over an editorial that tied her to the January 2011 shooting of an Arizona congresswoman. Palin’s attorneys claim that the paper defamed her in the June 14 editorial, published hours after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot and wounded while practicing with the GOP’s baseball team in Alexandria, Va. Continue reading →

Gingrich: Democrats Lying to Save Obamacare

Tuesday former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Democrats who claim thousands of people will die if Obamacare is repealed are lying to try to keep the healthcare bill alive. Continue reading →

Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election in 2016. Trump said Odummer had learned well before the 8 November poll about the accusations and “did nothing”. Continue reading →

PM May fights to stay in power as Brexit looms

Britain is likely to enter arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power as negotiations with a Northern Irish “kingmaker” party grind into a second week. Continue reading →

Pelosi blames Fox News for violent threats against her

That’s BS, any threats she’s getting are of her own doing. A day after calling for political unity in the wake of Wednesday’s shooting, top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi returned to the partisan scuffle Thursday by suggesting Fox News is responsible for inflaming tensions – and ripping Republicans for “outrageous” comments blaming rhetoric on the left. Continue reading →

Pelosi Says Comey’s Revelations About Loretta Lynch Not ‘Such a Big Deal’

Only idiot Californians would vote for this crazy loon. Hey folks, Nancy Pelosi implied that former Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s downplaying of the Hillary Clinton private server scandal was not “such a big deal.” Continue reading →

May to form ‘government of certainty’ with DUP backing

May has said she will put together a government with the support of the Democratic Unionists to guide the UK through crucial Brexit talks. Speaking after visiting Buckingham Palace, she said only her party had the “legitimacy” to govern, despite falling eight seats short of a majority. Continue reading →

UK elections: May win no longer a sure bet after terror attacks

The once-dominant lead that British Prime Minister Theresa May had over her rivals in the run-up to Thursday’s election may be the latest casualty of recent terror attacks that have unnerved British voters. Continue reading →