Author: P30 News

An Ohio teenager who made headlines last month for defying his mother’s anti-vaccine beliefs will testify about his experience before a congressional committee on Tuesday. Ethan Lindenberger, 18, tweeted that he’s looking forward to discussing the spread of vaccine misinformation at the Senate health committee’s coming hearing on preventable disease outbreaks. “I grew up in […]

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President Donald Trump is known for boasting about having “the best words,” but Kellyanne Conway’s husband, attorney George Conway, is having none of it. On Friday, George Conway, who has been critical of the Trump administration even though his wife is a senior White House adviser, upped the ante by ripping the president’s oratorical skills. Conway’s post […]

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John Oliver thinks President Donald Trump’s “vacuous nonsense” has forced comedians to cover his administration in a totally different way. In a new interview with Newsweek, the host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” said “the job of comedy is to take something substantial and kind of break it down into comedy.” But with Trump, comedians have “to […]

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The board of directors of the Alabama Press Association on Tuesday voted to censure newspaper publisher Goodloe Sutton for writing an editorial calling on “the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again,” and suspend his newspaper’s membership in the organization. The group, which represents a range of daily and weekly newspapers in the state, said […]

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Hours after the Food and Drug Administration issued a forceful warning Tuesday about transfusions of young donor plasma, Ambrosia, a startup that has touted such treatments as anti-aging therapy, announced it had “ceased patient treatments.” The FDA’s statement, which cautioned that young plasma transfusions have “no proven clinical benefits” for certain conditions as advertised and are […]

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Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has come up with a novel defense of President Donald Trump: It’s all about consistency.  “The president doesn’t tell the truth about a lot of things fairly consistently,” Santorum said on “Anderson Cooper 360″ on Wednesday, adding:  The unusual approach appeared to catch the other members of the CNN panel […]

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A top Harvard constitutional law professor involved in a lawsuit seeking an injunction against Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall has thanked the president for helping to make the case. On Thursday’s broadcast of “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” the host asked Laurence Tribe if he’d “ever been on the opposite […]

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is dishing out another social media lesson: Don’t believe everything you read. The freshman member of Congress schooled Sinclair Broadcast Group chief political analyst Boris Epshteyn on Monday after he bashed her for a tweet sent from an account clearly marked “parody.” The account posted a mock press release saying it […]

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