President Donald J. Trump has been psychologically abusing America since he launched his election campaign in June 2016. The question is how long Lady Liberty will tolerate being Donald’s doormat.
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Republican members of Congress were not shy about criticizing President Obama during his presidency, and foreign policy critiques were among their favorite lines of attack.
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A majority of Americans really like their president.
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Now that he’s got your attention . . .
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President Donald Trump’s executive action on Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to ensure undocumented immigrants who commit crimes in the U.S. are returned to their […]
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Hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, a group of congressional Democrats signaled that they are ready to fight the Trump administration on immigration […]
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Donald Trump’s whole shtick as a politician is that he is a prototypical “strongman” who can single-handedly fix the problems that ail America.
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According to numerous polls, the racial rift has widened in our country over the last eight years. To take one snapshot from the polling:
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It’s never too early to start talking about 2020.
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Donald Trump becomes president of the United States today, but Congress has been busy making moves to ensure that they, not he, have the actual reins of the government.
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I recently made it known that I agree with John McCain, Mitt Romney, and, belatedly, President Obama, on the matter of Russia.
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Last Wednesday, fake news publisher and president-elect Donald J. Trump accused CNN of being “fake news” at his fake press conference held at Trump Tower in New York City.
Republicans are struggling with how to replace the Affordable Care Act after they repeal it.
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Don’t you wish that Donald Trump had a good friend or advisor who would stage an intervention to help him with his Twitter habit?
President Obama and President-elect Trump have very little in common and, despite hollow public displays of bipartisanship, they are unlikely to have a chummy relationship with each other during the Trump presidency.
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Paul Ryan recently announced that the upcoming House budget bill would include language to take federal funding away from Planned Parenthood (“PP”).
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President Barack Obama left U.S.-Israeli relations at their lowest point, leaving office with a United Nations resolution condemning the Jewish state’s settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
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This week was filled with explosive news. We learned that intelligence officials told President Obama and Trump that Russia could have compromising information on the incoming president. There were also communications before […]
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The eight-year performance due to end on January 20 will never, I suspect, be viewed with anything like a historical consensus.
So, the intelligence report released Friday says, “Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the US presidential election” in part to “denigrate Secretary Clinton, and harm her […]
While Team Obama is working on overdrive to secure the “Obama Legacy” and the outgoing POTUS is rallying the Democrats on Capitol Hill to save Obamacare, Team Trump is already making plans […]
The new year marks the beginning of a new era of Republican-dominated federal government, with the GOP firmly in control of both Houses of Congress and moving into the White House in […]
The New Year is upon us and, with it, the Republican-led 115th Congress began their work anew on Capitol Hill. Republicans on Capitol Hill face a daunting legislative calendar in the month […]
George W. Bush hasn’t received a lot of credit and recognition in recent political cycles. But in the fullness of time, history will certainly credit him and his administration for interjecting openness, […]
Not only will there be several significant off-year political races in 2017, but they will have important implications for the midterm elections in 2018 and presidential election in 2020.
President Obama—ever one to toot his own horn—recently surmised that he would’ve defeated Donald Trump and secured a third term if he had chosen to run.
While Republicans emerged victorious from the 2016 elections with more wins than losses, the Democratic party felt the pangs of loss and rejection by American voters.
The United States is a representative democracy, wherein the nation’s citizens elect officials to represent their interests, as opposed to a direct democracy, which allows for the direct involvement of citizens in […]