Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Trump tweets in response to called off attacks on Iran

New Persian Gulf Fighting Redefines Election Campaign

The Story: A US drone attack near Baghdad International Airport on January 3, 2020, killed an important Iranian military official. Five days later, Iran responded...
Pompeo speaks at Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention

US Secretary of State Still Ambivalent about Kansas Run

The Story: The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, declines to be pinned down on the question of whether he will, at some point in...
Trump defends Equinox investor amid media's fundraiser fury

President Trump is Impeached: Gabbard Votes “Present”

The Story: On Wednesday, December 18, the US House of Representatives voted to send to the Senate for trial two counts of impeachment regarding...

How to Think About Bilateral Trade Deficits

The Story: The bilateral deficit of US/China trade has long been a selling point for the trade policies of the present administration. It is an...
Jeff Sessions resigns as Attorney General

Jeff Sessions Wants Back in the US Senate

The Story: A seat in the US Senate, representing Alabama, will be up for grabs in 2020. The Democratic candidate will almost certainly be the...
White House optimistic despite wild stock market swings

Donald Trump and the “Chaos Trades”

The Story: A theory about recent stock futures activity is spreading around the US that suggests a conspiracy involving President Donald Trump. It has become...
Peter Navarro talks status of NAFTA negotiations

Tariff Advocate Accused of Writing Fiction

The Story: Peter Navarro, an economist with the titles "Assistant to the President" and "Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy" in the White House, has...
It's Been 44 Years Since Richard Nixon Resigned In Disgrace | Morning Joe | MSNBC

The Newly Normal Impeachment Process

The Story: The impeachment of a US President was once a very rare event. A child born in 1870 might have lived to be a...

Insanity, Execution, and the US Supreme Court

The Story: The US Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments again on the first Monday in October. This year that falls on October 7.  Some...
Mike Pompeo calls reporter’s question ‘insulting’

Secretary Pompeo May Run for Senate

The Story: The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, may run for a seat in the Senate from his home state of Kansas next year....