Trump fumes as two federal judges rule against latest travel ban

Photo by AP A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order on March 15th blocking President Trump’s ban on travel. A second federal judge in Maryland issued a separate order forbidding the core provision of the travel ban from going into effect. During a rally in Nashville later that day Trump proclaimed the travel… Continue reading Trump fumes as two federal judges rule against latest travel ban

American Healthcare bill would result in 24 million more uninsured.

The American Healthcare act would increase the number of uninsured people by 24 million, but would save the Federal government $337 billion according to the Congressional Budget Office. The architect of the plan, House Speaker Paul Ryan actually likes the numbers stating, “Well actually I think if you read this entire report I’m pretty encouraged… Continue reading American Healthcare bill would result in 24 million more uninsured.

Trump aides were in constant touch with senior Russian officials during the U.S. presidential campaign

Photo by Sam Hodgson for The New York Times Multiple current and former intelligence, law enforcement and administration officials have reported that high level-aides to Donald Trump were in constant communication with senior Russian officials known to intelligence agencies during the U.S. presidential campaign. The frequency of the communications and the proximity to Trump of… Continue reading Trump aides were in constant touch with senior Russian officials during the U.S. presidential campaign

Trump plans to hire New York billionaire to lead a broad review of American intelligence agencies

Photo by Brendan Smialowski for The New York Times The White House has plans to hire an ally of President Trump, Stephen A. Feinberg, to review the intelligence agencies. Feinberg is a co-founder of Cerberus Capital Management. He is also currently a member of Trump’s economic advisory council. To read  more of this story in… Continue reading Trump plans to hire New York billionaire to lead a broad review of American intelligence agencies

Republican Senators Vote to Formally Silence Elizabeth Warren

Republican senators voted on Tuesday to formally silence a Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren for impugning a peer, Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, by protesting his nomination for attorney general while reading a 1986 letter from Coretta Scott King, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. To read the New York Times article click here. Watch the… Continue reading Republican Senators Vote to Formally Silence Elizabeth Warren

Rick Perry initially thought Secretary of Energy acted as a global ambassador for the oil and gas industry.

Former governor of Texas and nominee for Secretary of Energy Rick Perry believed that he would act as a global ambassador for the American oil and gas industry. It was later that Perry found out that he would be steward to the United States’ nuclear arsenal. Michael McKenna, a Republican energy lobbyist who advised Mr.… Continue reading Rick Perry initially thought Secretary of Energy acted as a global ambassador for the oil and gas industry.