Political Discord

GOP’s Political Divisions Deepen After Jeff Flake’s Harsh Trump Remarks

Political divisions

Political Divisions Deepen Within the Republican Party Just as the Trump-Corker feud drew visible divisions within the GOP ranks, Senator Jeff Flake came forward to add fuel to the fire. Political divisions are becoming glaringly obvious each passing day, as one after another, the Senate leader takes the opportunity to publicly denounce the Republican President.

Congressional Approval Rating Falls to Just 13%

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U.S. approval of Congress has been falling since early 2017 and currently stands at a moribund 13%; the lowest levels since July 2016. In February 2017, just one month after Trump entered the Oval Office, Congressional approval stood at 28%; October’s reading of 13% is just slightly higher than the record low nine percent recorded (more…)

Trump’s Approval Rating Dips in Response to Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria

Trump’s Approval Rating on Handling Hurricane Response Slips 20% Americans are finding President Trump’s response to Hurricane Maria less satisfactory than to the other two hurricanes that hit the U.S. coasts.   President Donald Trump’s approval rating has fallen this month as more Americans apparently disapprove of the way the president handled the federal government’s response (more…)

NAFTA Demands Made by U.S. Rejected by Canada and Mexico

NAFTA Demands

In what is turning out to be one of the most contentious trade disputes between the three countries in many years, Canada and Mexico rejected U.S. demands that were put forward for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), imperiling the trade deal and potentially carrying with it massive economic fallout. U.S. Trade Representative Robert (more…)

Bombardier vs Boeing Causing Company Sell-Off, Potentially Costing Jobs

Bombardier Inc (OTCMKTS:BDRBF) is searching out investment partners and looking to potentially sell off assets including its “Q400 turboprop” and “CRJ regional-jet” unit, Bloomberg reports. The company is working to contend with the massive tariffs imposed by the U.S. Commerce Department that may threaten hundreds of jobs in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada as (more…)