Category: Rejects

John Bolton Rejects Atlantic Story: ‘I Was There’; ‘I Didn’t Hear That’
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John Bolton Rejects Atlantic Story: ‘I Was There’; ‘I Didn’t Hear That’

Former National Security Advisor John Bolton has disputed a story in The Atlantic claiming that President Donald Trump called fallen World War I soldiers “losers.” Bolton told the New York Times Friday that “I was there” and “I didn’t hear that.” The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg published an article titled “Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’.”…

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Pelosi Rejects House Dem Unemployment Extension: Not Good ‘Strategically’ to Give GOP an ‘Out’
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Pelosi Rejects House Dem Unemployment Extension: Not Good ‘Strategically’ to Give GOP an ‘Out’

On Thursday’s “PBS NewsHour,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reacted to the proposal that some House Democrats have expressed support for to extend enhanced unemployment benefits, by stating that while she supports the unemployment benefit stabilization that the proposal does, “I don’t think, strategically, it’s where we should go right now.” Because Republicans “would like…

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Michigan Rejects 846 Mailed Ballots ‘Because the Voter Was Dead’
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Michigan Rejects 846 Mailed Ballots ‘Because the Voter Was Dead’

Michigan clerks rejected 10,694 mailed ballots during the August 4 primary. Of those, 846 ballots were not accepted “because the voter was dead,” the Detroit News reported. Further, 2,225 ballots were denied because there was no voter signature on the envelope, and 1,111 votes were discarded because the voter moved to a new address after…

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Macron Rejects Tearing Down Statues in France – Breitbart
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Macron Rejects Tearing Down Statues in France – Breitbart

Paris (AFP) – President Emmanuel Macron vowed on Sunday that France would not seek to erase elements of its history or take down statues of controversial public figures, despite growing global scrutiny of former colonial powers in the wake of worldwide protests. In an address to the nation, Macron said France would be “uncompromising” in…

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India rejects Walmart-owned Flipkart’s proposed foray into food retail business
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India rejects Walmart-owned Flipkart’s proposed foray into food retail business

The Indian government has rejected Flipkart’s proposal to enter the food retail business in a setback for Walmart, which owns majority of the Indian e-commerce firm and which recently counted its business in Asia’s third-largest economy as one of the worst impacted by the global coronavirus pandemic. The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal…

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Judge rejects Tulsi Gabbard’s ‘free speech’ lawsuit against Google
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Judge rejects Tulsi Gabbard’s ‘free speech’ lawsuit against Google

Last July, Hawaii representative and longshot Democratic presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard filed a lawsuit against Google, accusing the company of violating her First Amendment rights to free speech when it briefly suspended her campaign’s ad account. On Wednesday, California’s Central District Court rejected the suit outright. Gabbard’s campaign, Tulsi Now, Inc., asked for $50 million…

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Judge rejects Uber and Postmates’ request for an injunction against California’s gig worker law
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Judge rejects Uber and Postmates’ request for an injunction against California’s gig worker law

A U.S District court judge has rejected Uber and Postmates’ request for a preliminary injunction against a California bill mandating how independent contractors are classified. The request was made as part of lawsuit filed by the companies, along with two ride-sharing drivers, at the end of December. The lawsuit is still in progress. Assembly Bill…

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Biden Rejects Needing Obama’s Endorsement Despite Touting His Legacy
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Biden Rejects Needing Obama’s Endorsement Despite Touting His Legacy

Joe Biden dismissed needing Barack Obama’s endorsement in his bid for the 2020 Democrat nomination, despite running on the former president’s legacy. The former vice president, who is quick to tout the Obama-Biden administration on the campaign trail, was asked about the relationship with his former running mate during an interview with Politico on Monday.…

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Powell Rejects Call for Fed to Resist Trump
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Powell Rejects Call for Fed to Resist Trump

Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell firmly rejected the idea that central bankers should allow economic conditions to deteriorate in order to avoid enabling trade policies they thing may be a drag on the economy or to influence the outcome of presidential elections. “We don’t do trade policy,” Powell said Friday. “Our obligation is to use…

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