Retiring Republican Congressmen open fire on Trump

As a number of Republican congressmen are expected to retire in a few weeks, they become more vocal about their criticism toward President Trump. Trump’s presidency is about to enter into its third year and Republican lawmakers who were once part of the #NeverTrump movement back in 2016 have gradually lost their influence. Although GOPRead More

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Rare Leak Gives the Public a Glimpse into Mueller’s Next Moves

Conservative commentator, Jerome Corsi, leaked draft court filings from the Mueller investigation. Corsi is in possession of these draft documents because of a plea deal prosecutors offered to him. The GRU, Russia’s military intelligence agency, stole DNC campaign emails and documents. The GRU shared their finds with WikiLeaks. Mueller is investigating whether President Trump’s contacts,Read More

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Recounts in Florida Could Ruin Sen. Nelson’s Chance of Re-election

Election workers in Florida have begun a recount of over eight million votes across the state to review the tight races for both the governorship and the Senate. Ken Detzner, the Florida secretary of state, ordered the recounts on Saturday. Two large counties, Pinellas and Hillsborough, already started their recounts on Sunday. Overall, the wholeRead More

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Even Fox News Can’t Bear Trump’s Racist Ad

NBC, Facebook and even Fox News all took non-traditional steps to remove President Trump’s inflammatory and discriminatory campaign ad just a day before the midterm election. Building upon Trump’s recent anti-immigrant moves—from portraying the immigrant caravan as an invasion to deploying 5,200 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border—the 30-second ad released by Trump’s political team encouragesRead More

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North Dakota’s New ID Law Could Disenfranchise Native American Voters

Native Americans in North Dakota are suing the state for a new voter identification law that disproportionally affects them. On October 9th, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a state law requiring all North Dakotan residents to provide name, address and date of birth when they cast a ballot. It means that votersRead More

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President Trump Vows to End Birthright Citizenship by Circumventing the Constitution

President Trump vowed to issue a legally dubious executive order to unilaterally end birthright citizenship. It was another dramatic move of the current administration to appeal to voters through tough immigration rhetoric. If Trump’s plan came true, children born on American soil could no longer receive U.S. citizenship were their parents non-citizens or unauthorized immigrants.Read More

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Trump Sends 5,200 troops to U.S.-Mexico Borders to Fight off “Invasion”

President Trump ordered the U.S. military to send additional 5,200 troops to the southern border under “Operation Faithful Patriot” as a reaction to the Central American migrant caravan. The Pentagon has gathered military police, pilots, engineers, cooks, planners and medical personnel from around the country—from Fort Bragg in North Carolina to Lewis McChord in Washington.Read More

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Trump Condemns Democratic “Obstructionists”

President Donald Trump continues to provoke Democrats as the partisan conflict surrounding immigration exacerbates. On Saturday, he posted a Twitter message accusing Democrats of being “obstructionists” as he works to secure the U.S.-Mexican border. Were Democrats more cooperative, he wrote, then Congress could “write up and agree to new immigration laws in less than one hour.”Read More

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“Trump of the Tropics” Jair Bolsonare Likely to Become Brazil’s Next President

“I am in favor of a dictatorship,” boasted Jair Bolsonare, a far-right presidential candidate who scored an outright victory in Brazil’s first round of voting on Sunday. Named the “Trump of the Tropics” by Brazilian media, Bolsonaro indeed runs his campaign on similar premises as did U.S. President Donald Trump—xenophobia, misogynism, anti-establishment appeals and a populistRead More

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House Republicans’ second tax cuts estimated to add $3.8 trillion to deficit

On September 28th, House Republicans passed a new round of tax reductions by a 220-191 vote. The new bill would make permanent the individual and small-business tax cuts under President Trump’s signature law that were originally set to expire in 2025. Following Republican’s tax overhaul last year, the “Tax Reform 2.0” is expected to furtherRead More

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