Category: Politics

Trump supporters wary of deals with Democrats

The Washington Post reports that political observers are waiting to see how President Trump’s base will react to news that he may have reached an amnesty deal with Congressional Democrats. Trump’s promise of a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico was a centerpiece of his campaign. His supporters loved his hardline stance on immigration,

Trump continues to cooperate with Democrats

President Trump continues to make overtures to Congressional Democrats. According to The Washington Post, Democrats plan to remain cautious when dealing with Trump. On Wednesday, Trump said he would forego tax cuts for wealthy households and ensure protection for young people covered under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). He also called himself “a conservative.”

George Soros Named a Nazi and Terrorist by the Right. Why? Ask Reporter Digs Deeper.

Baseless Conspiracy Theories Paint George Soros as a “Terrorist” and “Nazi”

As a general rule, ultra-wealthy people tend to be politically conservative. As a result, billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros is something of an aberration. Wealthy beyond imagining, the Hungary native is also famous for his support of progressive and liberal causes. Because he has supported left-leaning causes throughout his life, he has used his

Mueller requests interviews with six Trump aides

Special Prosecutor Robert S. Mueller III has announced his intention to interview six current and former advisers to President Donald Trump. According to the Washington Post, Mueller is interested in talking to adviser Hope Hicks; former chief of staff Reince Priebus; White House counsel Don McGahn; James Burnham, one of McGahn’s deputies; former press secretary

Trump deal with Democrats leads to confusion in Washington

All anyone in Washington could talk about on Thursday was President Trump’s deal with the Democrats. The Washington Post reports that while Republicans are obviously concerned about the deal, some members of the Democratic Party also remain cautious. The deal increased the debt ceiling and authorized stopgap funding to keep the government running. It also

Trump cuts deal with Democrats

President Trump has shocked political experts yet again. The Washington Post reports that Trump made a deal with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on government funding and the debt ceiling. Trump’s announcement has undone months of negotiation on those two issues. It has also deepened the divide

Republican Lawmakers Are Aiming Low In Order To Get Democrats On Board With A New Healthcare Bill

The Republicans are not happy Washington campers. Nothing seems to be going their way, even though they have control of Congress. The recent healthcare vote was a clear signal. The Republicans are tripping over their own political feet. And President Donald Trump’s banter is turning the old Republican guards like John McCain, Mitch McConnell, and

President Trump Isn’t Happy After North Korea’s Latest Nuclear Test

President Trump previously warned that if North Korea continued their threatening words and activities, they would be met with fire and fury. Although the North Korean regime seemed fairly inactive over the next two weeks, even leading Trump and Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson to feel optimistic about the situation, that all changed late