Joe Biden says he won’t release a SCOTUS shortlist ahead of 2020. He adds that his “first choice for the Supreme Court will make history as the first African American woman justice, but I will consult with senators of both parties about that name.”
“The idea that conservative viewing of history, or a history that plays up American exceptionalism and downplays the role of slavery, is not surprising to me," NYT Magazine's @nhannahjones says in reaction to Pres. Trump criticizing the 1619 Project.
Extortion: Trump said Saturday he wants $5 billion from companies creating a new U.S.-based TikTok venture directed toward teaching American children “the real history of our country”
“It will encourage our educators to teach our children about the miracle of American history and make plans to honor the 250th anniversary of our founding.”
Scientific American has never endorsed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now. The 2020 election is literally a matter of life and death. We urge you to vote for health, science and Joe Biden for President.
I promised YOU I would not take a dime of salary as your President. I donate the entire $400,000! It is my honor to give $100,000 to @NatlParkService to help repair and restore our GREAT National Monuments. So important to our American History! Thank You!!
Eleven years ago today, near the bottom of the worst recession in generations, I signed the Recovery Act, paving the way for more than a decade of economic growth and the longest streak of job creation in American history.
Aretha helped define the American experience. In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade—our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption and our hard-won respect. May the Queen of Soul rest in eternal peace.