Category Archives: GOP

Trump’s Budget from Hell

This is a budget from hell.  Increases for defense and the wall that will ultimately raise the total expenditures, despite the ill-advised cuts.  So, Mr. Zeldin, are you going to say something now, or tow the party line? Trump wants … Continue reading

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Working-Class Trump Voters Open to Appeals

  Working America: Front Porch Focus Group Report.  AFL-CIO 100 Days into the Trump Era, Working-Class ‘Searchers’ Who Voted for Him Are Having Doubts, Open to Appeals. Everyone who is canvassing this year (2017) should read this report!  Here is the … Continue reading

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Constitutional Crisis: Trump tries to Cover up Russia Collusion

The firing of FBI Director Comey is unprecedented and highly suspicious in light of recent developments in the Russia-Trump campaign collusion investigations. First, there was the testimony of former National Intelligence Director James Clapper and former acting Attorney General Sally … Continue reading

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Trump Administration Cites Segregation-Era Ruling To Defend Its Travel Ban

Published by HUFFINGTON POST POLITICS 05/08/2017 06:57 pm ET | Updated 2 hours ago In 1971, the Supreme Court decided that courts shouldn’t investigate the motivations of officials who closed public pools rather than integrate them. By Nick Baumann, Julia … Continue reading

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Sally Yates Mops The Floor With GOP’s Ted Cruz While Schooling Him On Constitutional Law

Posted on By Leslie Salzillo Monday May 08, 2017 · 5:30 PM EDT During the Russian probe hearings on Monday, former acting DOJ Attorney General Sally Yates batted off Trump-supporting Republicans like flies during their attempts to discredit, shame … Continue reading

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Tillerson says goodbye to human rights diplomacy

The Brookings Institute Ted Piccone  Friday, May 5, 2017 ORDER FROM CHAOS With some nice words about values as an enduring guide to U.S. foreign policy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this week made crystal clear that when it comes to … Continue reading

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Americans Now View Health Care as a Right. Republicans Can’t Change That.

Posted on By Mark Joseph Stern and Perry Grossman President Donald Trump congratulates House Republicans for passing the AHCA.Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images   One day after House Republicans passed the American Health Care Act, Louisiana Republican Sen. Bill … Continue reading

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