Sunday, February 23, 2020

Epstein Scandal Fells a Trump Cabinet Member II

The Story: One can not say with any level of assurance what impact the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein last week, or the subsequent resignation of...

Epstein Scandal Fells a Trump Cabinet Member I

The Story: Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta resigned that cabinet post Friday, July 12, less than a week after the arrest of financier Jeffrey Epstein...

The Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census

The Story: On Thursday, June 27, the US Supreme Court, on a 5-4 vote, struck down the Trump administration's attempt to add (or, strictly, to...

The "Drunk Pelosi" Smear

The Story:  A video that purported to show the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, slurring her words in a manner that suggested she was...
President Trump Announces the Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Nominee

The Politics of the Money Supply

The Story: The US Federal Reserve has received a lot of criticism in recent months for what many see as an overly rigid stance toward...
Vice President Mike Pence on President Trump's offer to Democrats to end the shutdown stalemate

Vice President Pence and Immigration

The Story: There have been reports that the Vice President, Michael Pence, is stepping forward within the administration, playing a greater behind-the-scenes role in discussion...

Sanders Admits 'Slip of Tongue' Regarding FBI

The Story: The release of a lightly redacted report on Russia’s meddling in the US Presidential election of 2016 (the “Mueller report”) has put the...

House Dems Split Over a Prescription Drug Plan

The Story: Nancy Pelosi  (D - Cal.) , the Speaker of the House, would like to put together a unified plan for the lowering of...

The President, the CEO, and the Art of the Deal

The Lordstown plant started production of the Chevrolet Cruze in 2010. At the time it was seen as a hopeful sign of GM's comeback after a chapter 11 reorganization.

Denuclearization of Korea Remains Uncertain

The Singapore summit of June 2018 ended with high hopes and an agreement to continue to talk at the cabinet level about the denuclearization of the peninsula. Those talks have bogged down since.