Self-identified liberals crossed a major milestone, gaining on conservatives and being separated by less than 10 digits for the first time in the history of the polls conducted by Gallup, Inc. Part of the reason that more Americans are coming out as liberals and conservatives are on the wane is likely due to the polarizing (more…)
Despite strong economic data, low unemployment, and soaring stock prices, President Donald Trump’s approval ratings continue to languish near record lows. In fact, Trump is the most unpopular president to ever enter his second year in office. And his popularity is waning. According to one poll, 38% of American likely voters think the U.S. is (more…)
President Donald Trump’s famous plan for a border wall is serving to create an even bigger divide among Congress than we witnessed in 2017, as Senators and House members look toward potential bipartisan legislation on immigration despite the president’s outcries. The Trump border wall has long been a sticking point for Democrats on any immigration (more…)
An increasing number of Americans are turning their back on President Trump. According to a recent poll conducted by NBC News/The Wall Street Journal, just 36% of Americans say they will vote for Donald Trump if he runs for reelection in 2020. Meanwhile, 52% of Americans say they will “probably” or “definitely” vote for the (more…)
It’s going from bad to worse for President Donald Trump. Nothing matters more than perception and image when it comes to politics, and for a man obsessed with both, this could spell doom for the Republican Party in 2018. According to a recent poll, 63% of Americans believe President Trump tried to impede or obstruct (more…)
President Donald Trump’s approval rating has taken another hit. According to poll conducted by Monmouth University between Sunday and Tuesday, just 32% of American voters approve of the job Trump is doing as president. Meanwhile, 56% say they disapprove of the way president Trump is handling the country. This is Trump’s lowest approval rating since (more…)
Pacific Investment Management Company LLC believes that 2018 will be a strong economic year, but that a 2019 downturn is on the horizon, partially caused by the GOP tax bill.
The Democrat victory in the Alabama Senate election reveals that deep political turmoil now faced by the GOP. The loss of a Republican senator now reduces the already hair-thin GOP majority to two votes over the Democrats. This means that all it takes to defeat nearly any major Republican legislation–which often divides votes along party (more…)
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Features Potential Oversight Several glaringaltic GOP tax bill mistakes will undo some of the proposed promises that the bill included, like lowering the corporate tax rate. The Republican tax bill was meant to lower taxes across the board for all Americans, as well as decrease the corporate tax rate from (more…)
A survey shows that 58% of likely U.S. voters believe that the country is heading in the wrong direction, opposed to 35% who think things are on the right track, speaking to the level of U.S. political discord.