“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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Once Again, The Trumps Go Back On Their Word

It is not the first time Donald Trump- or one of his children for the matter- has completely taken back and recreated an official statement. It is also not the first time it has been done through a tweet. With worries high about the Trump’s connections to Russia, ties to the Kremlin, and illegal activityRead More

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Michael Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to a Playboy model

Michael D. Cohen, the president’s controversial personal lawyer, is yet again involved in a scandal that could compromise his public image even more. He currently has a recorded conversation between him and Donald Trump where they discussed arrangements to be done to a Playboy model who had an affair with the president. The National EnquirerRead More

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Microsoft Working with U.S. Government to Prevent Hacking During Midterms

Concerns regarding Russian intervention in the U.S.’ upcoming November midterm elections have intensified, as a Microsoft executive has stated that his company is currently working with the government to ensure that candidates will not be hacked. This statement is a direct contradiction to Donald Trump’s claim that he “laid down the law” when addressing theRead More

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Voting Machine Agency ES&S Admits That It Installed Remote-Access Software

Amidst the controversy surrounding foreign interference in U.S. elections, the nation’s premier voting machine manufacturer has revealed to the federal government that it installed remote-access software in several of its machines. ES&S, the manufacturer in question, confessed in a letter to a federal lawmaker that remote-access software was reportedly installed in its election-management systems, which wereRead More

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Trump Blatantly Refused to Criticize Russia During Meeting with Putin

While U.S. President Donald Trump expressed his distrust of his own intelligence agencies during his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, that fact was not the main takeaway of the summit. When Trump was asked by a reporter whether he blamed Russia for “anything in particular,” he responded that both countries had made mistakes butRead More

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Republicans Criticize Trump for Siding with Vladimir Putin on Russia Investigation

A recent meeting between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump ended with a scene which most Americans never thought they would see: a U.S. president siding with a Russian leader rather than U.S. intelligence agencies. a post-meeting press conference where the leaders were asked about future U.S.-Russia relations. During a post-meeting press conference, Trump was askedRead More

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Trump holds press conference with Putin after meeting, calls his administration into question

This Tuesday, the meeting between President Trump and Vladimir Putin took place. It came much anticipation from the entire political world to see the event unfold, since the leaders would discuss relevant topics, such as trade, foreign policy and possibly the allegations of collusion between the governments. The meeting came only a couple of daysRead More

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Controversy rises due to Kavanaugh’s previous comments on presidential criminal investigations

On Monday, President Trump picked Brett M. Kavanaugh as his nominee for Supreme Court candidate. This caused a lot of controversies in the days leading up to and following his decision, with news outlets touching on matters such as who advised him in the selection process. However, many have also questioned whether or not TrumpRead More

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