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‘The Fix Is In!’ Twitter Users Shred ‘Coward’ Lamar Alexander After V...
Sen. Lamar Alexander R-Tenn. found himself trending on Twitter late Thursday after announcing he would not vote to allow witnesses at the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump . And the word trending alongside his name wasn t exactly a compliment HuffPost House impeachment managers have been pressing senators to allow testimony from former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who could speak to Trump s attempts to use U.S. milita ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Read Live Impeachment Trial Updates As Senate Votes On Witnesses
The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues Friday as senators vote on a motion to hear witnesses and if that motion fails, likely setting up votes to acquit Trump of the two charges against him. The swift acquittal promised by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell R-Ky. at the trial s outset became much more likely late Thursday, when Sen. Lamar Alexander R-Tenn. , a key swing vote, indicated he d vote against calling witnesses . GOP Sens. ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Jonah Hill Posts Funny, Poignant Tribute To His Late Brother And Kobe Bryant
Jonah Hill posted an emotional tribute Thursday to his late brother Jordan Feldstein and Kobe Bryant after the basketball legend was killed in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others on Sunday. Feldstein, the longtime manager of the pop band Maroon 5, died in 2017 at age 40 from an apparent heart attack. Hill remembered a night in 2010 he spent with his brother, sitting courtside at a Los Angeles Lakers game, and meeti ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Education Department Whistleblower Forced Out After Exposing Push Against Tran...
In December, the Education Department began termination proceedings for an employee who acted as a whistleblower over the department s treatment of transgender students, HuffPost has learned. Dwayne Bensing, a lawyer for the Office of Civil Rights within the department, says he was retaliated against after he leaked emails to a reporter at the Washington Blade . The emails indicated that Department of Education employees were violating protocols on how the ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Michael Stipe Told Donald Trump To 'Shut Up' At Concert And This Happened
Former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe recalled the time he told Donald Trump to shut up during an appearance on The Late Show Thursday. See the video above. The future president was, not surprisingly, being rude and trying to impress a female companion, Stipe said. But Trump s reaction was surprising. Because the Night singer Patti Smith was performing in a benefit concert at Joe s Pub in Manhattan in the late 1990s, Stipe told host Stephen Colbert . Stipe ...
Huffington Post - Fri. Jan 31
Rob Lowe's Generic NFL Hat At NFC Championship Causes Twitter To Flip Its Lid
Rob Lowe may have been the picture of neutrality in his NFL logo hat at the NFC Championship Game on Sunday, but fans had strong feelings about his generic attire. During the host San Francisco 49ers 37-20 victory over the Green Bay Packers, the actor was shown in the crowd after Fox broadcaster Joe Buck read a promo for Lowe s new show, 9-1-1 Lone Star. And Twitter hit Lowe hard for his headwear. Maybe Lowe, who is actually an Indianapolis Colts fan , sho ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20
Trump's Boast About Republican Party Strength Gets A Brutal Fact-Check
President Donald Trump bragged on Sunday that the Republican Party has never been stronger or more united than it is now, even as his impeachment trial is set to begin in the Senate this week. Trump tweeted I have never seen the Republican Party as Strong and as Unified as it is right now. Thank you mdash Donald J. Trump realDonaldTrump January 19, 2020 More than a few of his critics were ready to step in with a fact-check. To dispute the strength portion ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20
Alan Dershowitz's Old Comments About Impeachment Come Back To Haunt Him
Some old comments about impeachment made by attorney Alan Dershowitz are starting to look awkward in light of his current position in defense of President Donald Trump . Dershowitz was added to Trump s legal team last week and claimed he would present a constitutional case against impeachment. Specifically, he said he planned to argue that abuse of power was not an impeachable offense. The vote was to impeach on abuse of power, which is not within the cons ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20
Larry David Finds An 'Amazing' Use For A MAGA Hat In 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Pr...
Curb Your Enthusiasm returned Sunday night for its long-awaited 10th season and Larry David wasted no time leaping right into the latest cultural landmines. The season debut featured cracks about Harvey Weinstein , sexual harassment, electric scooters, selfie sticks and President Donald Trump . The part that stuck out most to folks on social media was David donning one of Trump s signature red Make America Great Again caps but it wasn t exactly an endorsem ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20
Thousands Of Pro-Gun Activists And Far-Right Extremists Swarm Richmond, Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. Thousands of pro-gun protesters, along with extremist factions from all over the country, crowded in and around Capitol Square on Monday for a pro-gun rally that for weeks has stoked fears of violence that reached the highest levels of Virginia government. Three neo-Nazis associated with a violent white supremacist group called The Base were arrested last week after allegedly discussing plans to travel to the rally and open fire from differen ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 20
Oscar Nominations Snub Jennifer Lopez, Female Directors And 'The Farewell'
Let s all give Jennifer Lopez a round of applause for an awards season battle well fought. The Hustlers star, whose supporting performance as Ramona was highly praised and earned her Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Indie Spirit nominations, was among the many actors left off the 92nd Oscars ballot. J.Lo was cast aside, as was Eddie Murphy Dolemite Is My Name , Awkwafina The Farewell and Lupita Nyong o Us in shocking upsets. And the Academy, once agai ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 13
Zendaya's Hot Pink Outfit At The Critics' Choice Awards Needs To Be On Replay
Zendaya s bright pink look for the 2020 Critics Choice Awards was a showstopper, and people had many things to say about it. On Sunday, the Euphoria star rocked a shiny, asymmetrical breastplate top with a maxi skirt by Tom Ford. The entirely fuchsia look was an homage to a similar design done in the 1980s by Issey Miyake and Claude Lalanne for Yves Saint Laurent s Haute Couture A W 1969 collection. Both the actor s stylist, Law Roach, and Shrimpton Coutur ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Jan 13