So what can Trump, Mitch McConnell, and Kevin McCarthy do in the extremely short window of opportunity they have before they are stuck sliding to defeat? Well, they could simultaneously speed up state and local coronavirus responses while boosting the economy by throwing huge sums of money at these conjoined problems, much as House Democrats proposed back in May with their passage of the Heroes Act. That $3 trillion measure included $875 billion that would go a long way towards countering state and local fiscal problems which are both hampering coronavirus responses and feeding public employee layoffs and public program cutbacks. It also included $100 billion in relief for renters and $75 billon for those struggling to make mortgage payments — plus extension of the $600 supplemental unemployment insurance payments that have been so critical to people temporarily or permanently losing jobs. It would also allow another series of direct $1,200 checks for lower-and-middle-income … [Read more...] about Why Doesn’t Trump Spend the Tax Dollars Necessary to Save His Presidency?
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpProgressive group launches M pro-Biden ad buy targeting young voters Ilhan Omar: GOP response to calls for police reform 'was vicious' White House considers sweeping travel ban on members, families of the Chinese Communist Party: report MORE is butting heads with his military advisers as he attempts to pull back U.S. forces in Syria. … [Read more...] about Trump clashes with military in Syria pullout push
The grand irony is that if Strange indeed reached a corrupt bargain with Bentley, it wasn’t what he bargained for, since he was originally appointed to serve in the Senate until November of 2018, before Bentley’s successor Kay Ivie called the earlier special election for 2017. He didn’t get much of a deal. … [Read more...] about Roy Moore Beats Trump’s Candidate in Alabama Senate Runoff
For Trump, this “vanguard” takes the form of leftists, anarchists, and anti-fascists. Although these movements often overlap with racial justice causes, Trump has tried to cast them as a separate, malignant presence. “It’s ANTIFA and the Radical Left,” Trump tweeted on May 30, apparently in response to property destruction at an early protest. (Arrests so far have overwhelmingly not implicated anti-fascists.) “Don’t lay the blame on others!” … [Read more...] about How Trump Tries to Tar Black Lives Matter Without Seeming Racist
"Only the media and the cancel culture movement would criticize Ivanka for showing her personal support for a company that has been unfairly mocked, boycotted and ridiculed for supporting this administration — one that has consistently fought for and delivered for the Hispanic community," White House spokesperson Carolina Hurley said in an emailed statement. … [Read more...] about Ivanka Trump Defends Goya Post that Watchdogs Call Unethical