Trump Falls Out of Love With Conservative Media Personalities

Are conservative radio hosts like Ann Coulter and Rush Limbaugh at least partially responsible for the government shutdown? On December 19th, President Trump showed a willingness to accept the Democrats’ offer to implement a short-term spending scheme to keep the government running until February. But after Coulter and Limbaugh harshly criticized the proposed compromise, onRead More

U.S. Allies with Russia and Saudi Arabia to Undermine Climate Pact

The U.N. climate conference in Poland now enters into its second and final week. Negotiators are rushing to agree on a final guideline that limits the negative effects of climate change. Three years ago, the Paris climate talks delivered the first ever universal, legally binding global climate deal. 195 countries signed an agreement to reduceRead More

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

Trump Sided with Saudi Crown Prince on Khashoggi’s Murder

On Tuesday, President Trump announced that he supported Saudi Arabia despite the murder and dismemberment of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi and would not take action against the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. In a strongly worded statement tilted “American First!”, Trump claimed that the U.S. would never know exactly what happened inside the IstanbulRead More

Michael Avenatti Arrested on Suspicion of Domestic Violence

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested on Wednesday in Los Angeles on suspicions of domestic violence against his “estranged” wife. Avenatii has become a celebrity figure for his representation of Stormy Daniels. The American people increasingly associate him with combative arguments against Trump on Twitter and during interviews. EvenRead More

French President Macron Called for a ‘True European Army’

French President Emmanuel Macron pushed for a “true European army” that would free the E.U. from its over-reliance on the U.S. in military matters. Macron had long held the vision of a stronger European defense alliance. Having witnessed Donald Trump’s unwillingness to work with Europe on security issues, the French president believed it more urgentRead More

Trump Fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions

On Wednesday, Jeff Sessions was forced to step as Attorney General. The resignation came at Trump’s request and concluded Sessions’ bitter relationship with the president after the former decided to recuse himself from the Russian investigation in March 2017. In his resignation letter, Sessions remained positive and simply stated that he was “honored to serveRead More

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

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

Trump Insists on Visiting Pittsburgh as Victim’s Family Refuses to See Him

President Trump visited Pittsburgh on Tuesday to pay respect to those affected by the deadly shooting last week. His presence, however, escalated tensions in the grief-stricken city amidst widespread accusations that his divisive rhetoric was part of what caused the tragedy in the first place. Pittsburgh’s Democratic mayor Bill Peduto had previously advised the presidentRead More