Category Archives: Campaigns & Elections

Trump signs $15 billion Harvey relief, debt ceiling package

Friday  signed a $15 billion Hurricane Harvey relief bill that includes a short-term suspension of the debt ceiling and funding to keep the government running for the next three months. Earlier Friday, the package passed in the House of Repreentatives by a 316-90 vote, with all opposing votes coming from Republicans. Continue reading →

Think Tank: 1.3M Illegal Immigrants Were Eligible for DACA in 2016

New estimates show that 1.3 million illegal immigrants were immediately eligible to apply for Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in 2016, with 625,000 more on the cusp, according to a study released by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI). Continue reading →

Russia condemns US ‘plans’ to search Washington trade mission

Russia’s foreign ministry has summoned a top US diplomat in Moscow to protest against a search it says American officials are planning of a Russian trade mission building in Washington. It said the inspection would be “illegal” and an “unprecedented aggressive action”. Continue reading →

Trump to Ingraham: Many Government Spots Won’t Be Filled

President Donald Trump early Tuesday tweeted that he won’t be filling many positions that have remained empty in the government, responding directly to conservative columnist Laura Ingraham’s comments about the numerous vacancies. Continue reading →

GOP risks spending confrontation with Trump

leaders seeking a way out of their September logjam are talking about tying a disaster aid bill for Hurricane Harvey to a larger measure funding the government and raising the nation’s borrowing limit. No, the disaster bill should be separate. Continue reading →

Trump plans to lift Obama-era ban on giving local police military equipment

The Trump administration is preparing to lift an Obama-era policy that restricted surplus military equipment from being used by local law enforcement agencies.

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Biden suggests Trump’s allowing ‘darkest forces of America’ to take over

Biden is another liberal dumb ass. He should just shut the hell up and go away. Former Vice President Joe Biden is among the latest to criticize President Trump for his response to the deadly Virginia protests, suggesting the president has allowed the “darkest forces in America” to undo years of progress on civil rights. Continue reading →

President Trump pardons controversial sheriff Joe Arpaio

It’s about time. Ironic isn’t it? You get arrested and convicted for doing your job, enforcing the law. Thank Odummer and Holder for this line of crap. US President Donald Trump has pardoned Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who had been convicted of criminal contempt. Continue reading →

Iowa Dems hope anti-Trump sentiment will he

Iowa Democrats apparently ran out of gas between Caucus Day and Election Day in 2016, but nine months later, that’s changed. The party is hoping it can parlay soured support of President Trump into the capture of Republican Huse seats. Continue reading →

Ryan: We Will Fund Border Wall

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico should ultimately be funded, according to the Washington Post. Continue reading →