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Sign up here » Facebook. Log In - New York Times. Log In - New York Times. Neil Buchanan: Ways to Stop Trump in his Tracks. This article first appeared on the Verdict site.
Less than a month into his presidency, Donald Trump and his associates seem to be doing everything they can do to undermine their own authority. Even so, their self-destructive impulses will not prevent them from doing real damage unless other powerful forces step forward to stop them. Ultimately, all such resistance starts with the American people themselves. Unless there is evidence of sustained rejection of everything that Trump wants to accomplish, it will be far too easy for every decision maker to take the easy way out. It has rarely been more important to remind ourselves that there is strength in numbers. Try Newsweek for only $1.25 per week. Log In - New York Times.
The true, correct story of what happened at Donald Trump’s inauguration. President Trump questioned media reports and photographs that showed the size of Inauguration Day crowds, speaking to CIA employees at CIA headquarters on Jan. 21 in Langley, Va.
(The Washington Post) President Trump questioned media reports and photographs that showed the size of Inauguration Day crowds, speaking to CIA employees at CIA headquarters on Jan. 21 in Langley, Va. Trump questions media reports of inauguration crowd size (The Washington Post) U.S. Household Income Grew 5.2 Percent in 2015, Breaking Pattern of Stagnation. The Census Bureau also reported that the share of Americans with health insurance continued to increase.
It said that only 9.1 percent of the population had no health insurance last year. Several states, including Alaska, Indiana and Pennsylvania, expanded their programs in 2015, taking advantage of increased federal funding under the Affordable Care Act. Private sector coverage also increased as companies hired more workers and offered them better benefits. With the presidential election looming in less than two months, the annual report provided immediate fodder.
“We lifted three and a half million people out of poverty, the largest one-year drop in poverty since 1968,” President Obama said on Tuesday at a rally in Philadelphia for Mrs. Mr. “Poverty is beyond belief,” Mr. Donald Trump Is Lying in Plain Sight. Photo It has generally been my experience that when people pepper their speech with the phrase “believe me,” they are not to be believed.
Clinton happily yields national spotlight to Trump, avoids its glare – The Moderate Voice. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton looks on as vice presidential candidate Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) speaks at East High School in Youngstown, Ohio, July 30, 2016.
REUTERS/Aaron P. Georgia Senator prays for Obama's death - in public. Georgia Senator David Perdue (R — of course) publicly offered a prayer for the death of President Obama.
President Obama’s Interview With Jeffrey Goldberg on Syria and Foreign Policy. Friday, August 30, 2013, the day the feckless Barack Obama brought to a premature end America’s reign as the world’s sole indispensable superpower—or, alternatively, the day the sagacious Barack Obama peered into the Middle Eastern abyss and stepped back from the consuming void—began with a thundering speech given on Obama’s behalf by his secretary of state, John Kerry, in Washington, D.C.
The subject of Kerry’s uncharacteristically Churchillian remarks, delivered in the Treaty Room at the State Department, was the gassing of civilians by the president of Syria, Bashar al-Assad. 21 Questions for Donald Trump. I have covered Donald Trump off and on for 27 years — including breaking the story that in 1990, when he claimed to be worth $3 billion but could not pay interest on loans coming due, his bankers put his net worth at minus $295 million.
And so I have closely watched what Trump does and what government documents reveal about his conduct. Reporters, competing Republican candidates, and voters would learn a lot about Trump if they asked for complete answers to these 21 questions. So, Mr. Trump… The Hear-Nothing Gun Crowd. Photo Sometimes in American politics it seems as if we are all talking past each other, that whatever one side says about an issue like, say, taxes zooms right past the other side.
George Will Spreading Dangerous Lies. Well I Never. Well trust him to get on the bandwagon, outrage pushed to 11 We are wallowing in this moral swamp because the Supreme Court accelerated the desensitization of the nation by using words and categories about abortion the way infants use knives and forks -- with gusto, but sloppily. President Obama Drops The "U" Word On The Republican Party. If there's one thing that is sure to send Republicans into an apoplectic, screaming rage, it's the prospect of the most successful President in modern memory deliberately tweaking them where it hurts the most--namely, in their phony pretensions of patriotism: “This whole anti-immigrant sentiment that’s out there in our politics right now is contrary to who we are.
Because unless you are a Native American, your family came from someplace else,” Mr. Obama said.