Select Page

3 Stories You Should Read 11/26/2019: Melania, McGahn, Buttigieg

3 Stories You Should Read 11/26/2019:  Melania, McGahn, Buttigieg
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Confluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know.

In the category of:  Be best

Melania Trump booed at youth opioid summit in Baltimore

First lady Melania Trump took her “Be Best” initiative to the Baltimore area on Tuesday, where she was met with a chorus of boos from attendees at a youth summit aimed at raising awareness about the nation’s opioid crisis.

The heckling lasted for about one minute, according to CNN’s Kate Bennett, who was in the room. But the audience remained raucous, audibly speaking over her remarks throughout her brief speech to the B’More Youth Summit.
Undeterred, the first lady pressed on.
 
 
 
 
 

In the category of:  King Don

Trump says his former lawyer can ignore a House subpoena. A judge rejected that “sketchy” claim.

Former White House Counsel Don McGahn must testify before a House committee, according to the judge’s order.

On Monday evening, federal Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson held that McGahn may not simply decline to show up to testify. The case is Committee on the Judiciary v. McGahn.

The House subpoena arises out of House Democrats’ continuing investigation into former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, which potentially implicates Trump in obstruction of justice. Among other things, Trump allegedly directed McGahn to have Mueller removed in June 2017 — leading McGahn to threaten resignation. After press reports revealed these details, Trump also allegedly pressured McGahn “to dispute the story and create a record stating he had not been ordered to have the Special Counsel removed,” according to Mueller’s report.

Continue

 

In the category of:  Mayor Pete

Pete Buttigieg Is a Lying MF

He attended one of the best private schools in the country that was quite literally on the campus of one of the best colleges in the country, University of Notre Dame, where his father worked as a professor for 29 years. His mother taught at an even better, more elite school. And if you ask how he got into Harvard or became a Rhodes Scholar, Mayor Pete would probably insist that it had nothing to do with whiteness. He would likely tell you that he valued education and had great role models, both of which are probably true. There is no question that he is intelligent, hard-working and well-educated.

But he didn’t have to jump a ditch.

So, when a clip surfaced of Buttigieg explaining why negro kids fail at school so often, his answer made perfect sense.

Continue

 

Confluence Daily is the one place where everything comes together. The one-stop for daily news for women.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *