Archive for January, 2019

U.S peace envoy visits Kabul to consult president on talks with Taliban

U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Sunday to try to secure cooperation from Afghanistan’s president after breakthroughs …Read the Rest

Opinion: Reality bites Trump

January 27, 2019
Opinion: Reality bites Trump

Reality bit President Donald Trump on Friday. More than once, in several places. Source: CNN

Right-wing media split over Trump's shutdown decision

Some of President Trump’s typical media boosters are savagely criticizing his decision to surrender after a five-week-long partial shutdown of …Read the Rest

Some conservatives and policy-minded officials say they believe Trump doesn't appreciate how finite his presidency really is

As President Donald Trump announced in the Rose Garden on Friday that his quixotic bid to secure more than $5 …Read the Rest

Furloughed workers: We support the shutdown

Federal law enforcement officers Charles and Jill Gilbert, who did not receive paychecks during the government shutdown, say they support …Read the Rest

Two polls show no difference between support for Trump's wall just before and after the shutdown

First things first: The theme song of the week is The Tonight Show theme song by Rickey Minor. Source: CNN

Trump signs a bill to temporarily reopen the government for three weeks with no funding for a border wall

The Senate approved a measure Friday to temporarily reopen the federal government with a short-term spending bill that does not …Read the Rest

Analysis: Here's how  Pelosi beat Trump at his own game

There’s no spinning what happened in Washington on Friday: Donald Trump caved to Nancy Pelosi — and a compromise to …Read the Rest

Brooke Baldwin: 'Shameful' that people are applauding Trump

President Donald Trump says that the government could be shutdown again if an agreement is not reached on border security …Read the Rest

Trump longtime ally Stone arrested in U.S. Special Counsel probe

U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone was arrested on Friday on charges of obstruction, witness tampering and making …Read the Rest