It seems that most Americans do not like the idea of the government effectively kicking 24 million fellow citizens off their health care plans. A new Public Policy Polling survey finds just 24% of Americans - and a shockingly low 37% of Republicans, are in favor of Trumpcare, the proposed Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. From the … [Read more...] about Poll: Americans Despise Trumpcare. Even Trump and Ryan Cannot Ignore These Brutal Numbers.
Having failed to convince Mexico to pay for an insulting $22 billion border wall, and having scraped together barely 1/1000th of the funds necessary to build the wall from existing funding sources, the Trump White House has apparently resigned itself to paying for the wall the old fashioned way: by having its Republican friends in Congress dump the expense on American … [Read more...] about Democrats To McConnell: We Won’t Pay for Trump’s Dumb Wall
After months of turmoil South Korea has officially impeached president Park-Geun-hye. Her administration has been accused of extortion which ultimately benefitted the former President and her business associates. First, an impeachment resolution would need to be introduced to the House Judiciary Committee. If the Committee deemed the charges warranted, the process could move … [Read more...] about South Korea Just Impeached Its Corrupt President. Here’s How It Could Happen To Trump:
Democrats and even some Republicans in Congress have denounced the health care bill that Paul Ryan and Donald Trump unveiled this week. The criticisms are significant: from concerns over funding, to cuts to Medicaid, to giant tax giveaways to the mega-rich, the bill gives people of every political persuasion something to dislike. Beyond politics, however, key stakeholders … [Read more...] about Doctors, Hospitals and Seniors DENOUNCE Trumpcare; GOP Pressing Ahead
Democrats are increasingly optimistic that they will have the votes needed to block Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This confidence is buoyed by polls showing that the ACA is now more popular than ever, and by the incredible pressure Democrats and progressive activists have exerted on Republican lawmakers at town halls and other forums. All this pressure … [Read more...] about In Bizarre Episode, Rand Paul Attempts to Steal Draft of House Republicans’ ACA Repeal Bill
Since losing the Republican primary to Donald Trump last year, and then winning his Senate seat for another term (despite his promise that he would not seek another term), Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has kept a relatively low profile. He has emerged from time to time to tweet something semi-critical about Donald Trump, or about a Trump cabinet pick, only to follow up such hollow … [Read more...] about Delicate ‘Little Marco’ Afraid Constituents Will Be Mean to Him; Skips Town Halls
Jonathan Chait published a fascinating opinion piece in New York Magazine on Monday, presenting a compelling case that anti-Trump activists are having a real impact on Trump and his presidency. The entire post is definitely worth a read; however, the following excerpt summarizes a number of Chait's key conclusions: “It is worth noting that, so far, normal political … [Read more...] about The Resistance is Winning: Trump ‘Enraged’, ‘Impotent’ As Opposition Grows, Says Columnist
It cannot be denied: with Republicans in control of the White House and Congress, and with a conservative judge likely to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, it is a good time to be a Republican. Problem is, with Republicans having such complete control of the federal government, when Republicans fail - and they will fail - they will (or rather, should) have no one to blame but … [Read more...] about New GOP Strategy: Make Elizabeth Warren the Face of Democratic Party. We Say: Bring It!
Donald Trump has been spending nearly every weekend of his presidency at Mar-A-Lago, his Florida resort. His decision to jet down to Florida so regularly has subjected him to strong criticisms, as each such trip costs taxpayers millions of dollars. It appears that these trips might also present security and informational risks, due to Trump's penchant for holding secret … [Read more...] about New Yorkers To Trump: Get Out!