Biden wants Trump to release a transcript of the call that led to a whistleblower complaint

Following a whistleblower complaint that Presidential Donald Trump repeatedly attempted to pressure Ukrainian government officials into investigating the business dealings of Joe Biden’s son — seemingly in effort to damage Biden’s candidacy — the Democratic presidential contender is now calling on the president to share the transcript of the phone call in which the conversation allegedly took place.

The whistleblower filed their complaint in August, and it includes descriptions of a July phone call in which Trump is said to have attempted to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to work with his attorney, Rudy Giuliani, to investigate Hunter Biden’s business …

An exchange at an LGBTQ forum reopens questions about Joe Biden’s treatment of women

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the leading Democratic presidential contender, defended his record on LGBTQ issues at a forum on Friday, but in doing so, once again raised questions about his comportment towards women, and — after a misstatement in which he conflated sexual and gender identities — about his understanding of issues that affect queer and gender nonconforming voters.

During a forum on LGBTQ issues hosted by GLAAD, the Advocate, and the Cedar Rapids Gazette, 10 Democratic candidates discussed their records on issues affecting the LGBTQ community, including the Trump administration’s transgender military ban, conversion therapy, protections for …

2 winners and 3 losers from the LGBTQ presidential forum

Ten Democratic presidential candidates gathered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Friday night to discuss a topic that has largely been ignored on the primary debate stage thus far: LGBTQ issues.

Organized by LGBTQ media advocacy group GLAAD, LGBTQ media outlet the Advocate and the Cedar Rapids Gazette, the forum primarily revolved around how each candidate would respond as president to the current administration’s attacks on LGBTQ rights, including the transgender military ban and plans to rollback health care non-discrimination protections and access to shelters for trans people.

After sharing his coming out story at the last debate, openly gay candidate Pete …