Category Archives: CNN Politics

Rosenstein unloads on critics, defends handling of Russia investigation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended his handling of the Russia investigation Thursday evening, recalling how he had promised to “do it right” during his Senate confirmation hearing and “take it to the appropriate conclusion,” while taking pointed swipes at what he called “mercenary critics,” politicians and the news media. “It’s not our job to…MORE

Warren and Sanders pounce as Biden enters the race

Joe Biden is in — and the knives are out. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts welcomed the former vice president to the 2020 Democratic primary on Thursday by reminding voters of their old clashes over the nation’s bankruptcy laws. “I got in that fight because (families) just didn’t have anyone and Joe Biden was on…MORE

Trump’s acting defense secretary called F-35 fighter jet program ‘f—-d up’

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told investigators from the Pentagon’s Office of the Inspector General that he called the F-35 fighter jet program “f—-d up,” but made clear that he wasn’t referring to the aircraft itself, which he said was “awesome,” according to a Department of Defense report released Thursday. Shanahan’s comments were detailed…MORE

Federal judge blocks Trump administration’s Title X abortion ‘gag rule’

A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday granted a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration’s abortion clinic referral restriction, according to a news release by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson. The revised regulations to the Title X family planning program prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from talking about abortion with patients or referring…MORE

Connolly threatens to jail Trump officials who won’t comply with subpoenas

Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly on Thursday threatened jail time for White House officials who are declining to comply with congressional committees’ efforts to conduct oversight of President Donald Trump’s administration. Three officials have refused to comply with congressional requests to testify at the administration’s urging, ratcheting up the long-brewing battle with House Democrats ready and…MORE

DHS request for more troops at the border is sent to the Pentagon

The new Department of Homeland Security Request for Assistance for additional US troops and other logistical support on the southern border has been sent to the Pentagon but has yet to be signed by acting Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan, according to two US defense officials. The request arrived late Wednesday and is being reviewed.…MORE

Fact check: White House vs. the Mueller report, one week out

One week after the redacted Mueller report’s release, here’s a look at claims the administration has made over the report and how they measure up to what the report actually says. No obstruction Ever since Attorney General Bill Barr’s summary of the report was released, President Donald Trump has claimed that the report states there…MORE

Joe Biden’s very odd endorsement strategy

In the hours after Joe Biden made his 2020 presidential bid official Thursday morning, a steady stream of current and former elected officials announced they were endorsing his campaign. There were Sens. Chris Coons and Tom Carper, D-Delaware. And Sen. Bob Casey Jr., D-Pennsylvania. And former Gov. John Lynch, D-New Hampshire. And Sen. Doug Jones,…MORE

Administration sets up plan to identify thousands of separated families

The Trump administration and the plaintiffs in an ongoing family separation class action lawsuit appear to have agreed Thursday on how the government will identify potentially thousands of additional immigrant families US authorities separated at the southern border, setting up a new phase in the case. RELATED: Acting DHS chief: Family separations policy ‘not worth…MORE

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2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…