Trump Ramps Up Rhetoric Early on Eve of Mid-Term Election Year
Bloomberg - 3 hours ago
Trump's own lagging poll numbers add to the headwinds faced by every president halfway through his term. A RealClearPolitics average of nine surveys between Dec. 12-29 put the president's approval at 40 percent. Of the 21 midterm Congressional elections held since 1934, all but three saw the party ...
Trump's base holds firm in industrial heartland Financial Times
Camille Parmesan: 'Trump's extremism on climate change has ...
The Guardian - 15 hours ago
The impact of Trump on climate science has been far greater than what the public believe it has. He has not only slashed funding, but he's gone on the attack in any way he can with his powers as the president. University researchers are buffered from this, but scientists working at government agencies ...
Trump delivering on promise to shrink the bureaucracy
Axios - 6 hours ago
"Trump has made a significant down payment on his campaign pledge to shrink the federal bureaucracy," the WashPost reports in its lead story: "By the end of September, all Cabinet departments except Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs and Interior had fewer permanent staff than when Trump took office in January ...
Bernstein: Trump's lawyers tell him what he wants to hear on Russia
CNN - 5 hours ago
... The Washington Posts' Bob Woodward, appeared alongside him on the program, telling Bash he expects Mueller to leave no stone unturned in the investigation. "Mueller is going to do this job," Woodward said. "I think some of the Trump lawyers are fantasizing when they think it's going to be over quickly ...
The top US news stories of 2017: postcards from Trump's America
The Guardian - 10 hours ago
Tom McCarthy first went to Northampton County, Pennsylvania, just before Trump's inauguration in January and he has been back every month since – trying to take the temperature of a county that voted twice for Obama but flipped for Trump. Standing still in one place instead of charging through the ... # pdf epub book read
Donald Trump's First Year as President: A Recap
The Atlantic - 1 day ago
On the eve of Donald Trump's inauguration—following his “stunning upset” in the 2016 presidential election—Molly Ball welcomed readers to the Trump presidency: “He enters the White House as determined as ever to divide and conquer, to punish his enemies, to do things his way and sideline the ...
One of Trump's biggest highlights of 2017 was rushing to get a ton of ... Business Insider
Trump's 'No collusion!' cry is getting increasingly desperate Washington Post
The biggest surprise of Trump's first year is his hard-right economic ... Vox
Trump-hating media ring out 2017 with continuing attacks on him ...
Fox News - 3 hours ago
CNN took a swing at Trump, but ended up in the bushes behind a truck. CNN had boasted it had gotten video of Trump golfing, but its staffers were irked when a truck blocked their camera angle. Reporter Dan Merica was accurate in one thing he said. “It may seem trivial,” he told viewers before arguing the ...
For Trump, a Year of Reinventing the Presidency
New York Times - 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON — When President Trump meets with aides to discuss policy or prepare for a speech, he may ask about the pros and cons of a new proposal. He may inquire about its possible effect. He may explore the best way to frame his case. But there is one thing he almost never does. “He very ...
9 celebrity feuds of 2017, starring Donald Trump CNN
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“Low-interest-rate” Trump might want to take a step back on low ...
Vox - 5 hours ago
President Donald Trump has a real bone to pick with Amazon, but the e-commerce giant could actually be helping him when it comes to inflation, interest rates, the Federal Reserve, and economic growth. Trump has persistently railed against Amazon, attacking its tax practices and accusing the corporation ...
Trump's New Year's resolution: Getting Rick Scott to run for Senate ...
Politico - 2 hours ago
President Donald Trump wrapped up another private lunch Sunday in South Florida with Gov. Rick Scott, but the biggest political item wasn't on the official New Year's Eve menu at Trump International: Whether Scott will run for U.S. Senate or not in 2018. No one is a bigger booster of the idea than Trump, ...
Donald Trump has just started on his aim to be the only game in town
The Guardian (blog) - 1 day ago
At a September rally Trump nearly derailed an entire NFL season when he called football players “sons of bitches” for participating in Colin Kaepernick's protest against police killings of black and brown people, taking credit for the league's television ratings decline and mocking hard-won strides toward ...
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Alexander Downer: the gaffe-prone conservative and unlikely anti ...
The Guardian - 15 hours ago
He is the current champion of anti-Trump supporters and American liberals, but Alexander Downer's elevation to international hero may prove more than amusing for many Australians. A former foreign affairs minister in the conservative Howard government, Downer, known privately for his sense of humour, ...
A drunken comment may have prompted the Trump/Russia ... AV Club
Investigation into Russia's links to Trump sparked by boozy tip-off in ... Metro
FBI's Donald Trump Russia probe was 'sparked by drink in London ... Telegraph.co.uk
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HIV/Aids adviser says panel's sudden firing by Trump 'feels like ...
The Guardian - 1 day ago
Donald Trump has fired the remaining members of his advisory panel on HIV and Aids, abruptly and without full explanation, and drawing accusations that he is retaliating against activists and experts who oppose his healthcare agenda. The White House said such moves are typical when one ...
Trump Ends Terms of Remaining Members of HIV and AIDS Council New York Times
President Trump fires council advising on HIV/AIDS USA TODAY
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One Year of Immigration Under Trump
The Intercept - 5 hours ago
Donald Trump made his formal entry into politics with the racism and xenophobia that would become a hallmark of his lightning-rod candidacy and, ultimately, his first year in the Oval Office.
“When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best,” he said in his presidential announcement speech.