Buttigieg MSNBC town hall: “I would not have applied that amount of pressure” on Franken to resign

Buttigieg MSNBC town hall: “I would not have applied that amount of pressure” on Franken to resign

The implicit criticism of Kirsten Gillibrand and other Senate women went against Buttigieg’s deft answers to other gender questions. Pete Buttigieg is running a conflict-averse presidential campaign. But conflict makes news. And so the biggest moment of his MSNBC town hall Monday night in Fresno, CA was his half-hearted defense of former Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), who resigned in 2017 after several women accused him of groping them. Calls for Franken’s resignation were led by…

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Vox Sentences: Another blow for Boeing

Vox Sentences: Another blow for Boeing

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Boeing warns that some of its planes may have faulty wing parts; as the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre approaches, Taiwan wants China to apologize. Safety becomes an issue for Boeing, again David Ryder/Getty Images Boeing is…

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