Posts Tagged: Trump agenda

President Trump: ‘The U.S. Is Designating North Korea As A State Sponsor Of Terrorism’

The United States has declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism. President Trump made the announcement during a Cabinet meeting Monday. “We will be instituting a very critical step,” Trump said. “Today, the U.S. is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. This should have happened a long time ago—should have happened… Read more »

U.S. Court Allows Part Of Trump Travel Ban To Go Into Effect

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court in California on Monday let President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban go partially into effect, ruling the government can bar entry of people from six Muslim-majority countries with no connections to the United States. A three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals partially… Read more »

Veteran CRIES on Trump’s Shoulder During Speech in Vietnam

  An American hero who served in the Vietnam War broke out in tears while speaking with President Trump in Danang, Vietnam over the weekend, crying on the President’s shoulder as he sought to remember the nearly 60,000 members of the US military who died in the conflict. Trump was in Vietnam as part of… Read more »

NYT: Trump Is Rapidly Reshaping the Judiciary

  President Donald J. Trump has done more to reshape the federal judiciary with a conservative outlook towards the constitution than any president since Richard Nixon. This has been no accident. On Sunday, the New York Times reported in detail the systematic plan Trump and his team took to ensure a changed judiciary with strict… Read more »

Latino Trump Voters Still Happy With Their Vote

MSNBC’s Jacob Soboroff interviewed Latino Trump voters one year after the election and discovered that many are thrilled with how the president is running the country. Perhaps expecting the Latino Trump supporters regret their vote, Soboroff seemed somewhat surprised when a Latino radio host and his listeners had nothing but praise for Trump. “Are you… Read more »

REPORT: Trump Wants Scientology’s Tax Exemption Revoked

“I told President Trump & his family we needed to revoke their tax exempt status. They couldn’t agree more.” According to administration official Lynne Patton, President Trump believes the tax exempt status of the Church of Scientology should be revoked. In a report that’s part attempted hit-piece on the Trump administration and part exposé on… Read more »

Steve Bannon: Trump Will Win Re-Election with 400 Electoral Votes

Breitbart News Executive Chairman and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon told the New York Times that President Trump will win re-election with 400 electoral votes, and weighed in on Republican Ed Gillespie’s failed Virginia gubernatorial campaign. “He’s going to win re-election with 400 electoral votes and he’ll be considered in the pantheon of Reagan… Read more »

How Medicaid Expands Social And Economic Inequality

Medicaid’s constant, inexorable growth in state budgets has left less money for education of all types—not least higher education. Believe it or not, an incredibly powerful article about health policy mentions the word “medical” once only in passing, and “health” not at all. On Thursday, Politico ran a feature article on the University of Michigan,… Read more »

Trump granddaughter’s Mandarin wins over Pres Xi

  Terry Branstad is technically the U.S. ambassador to China, but President Trump’s 6-year-old granddaughter was the one doing all the charming, with some impressive soft-power diplomacy of her own. On Wednesday, her command of Mandarin was put on display for China’s top leaders — and a growing fan base throughout the country. During tea… Read more »

AMERICA FIRST: Trump Doesn’t Bow To Japanese Emperor

When former President Barack Obama met Japanese Emperor Akihito on Nov. 14, 2009, at the Imperial Palace, he did this. Obama was roundly criticized for bowing to a foreign leader. “How low will he go? Obama gives Japan’s Emperor Akihito a wow bow,” the Los Angeles Times wrote at the time. “How low will the… Read more »