Trump Causes an Uproar as He Pays a Visit to the Island Following Hurricane Maria President Donald Trump visited Puerto Rico for the first time since the destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Maria, commenting on the federal budget and U.S. fighter jets at the briefing.
Republicans Forced to Defend their Tax Plan The Donald Trump administration has been forced to defend its proposed tax reforms in response to an outcry from the Democrats and non-governmental groups, who are saying that the plan disproportionately favors corporations and the rich over middle-class Americans.
Battle for Aerial Supremacy Spirals into International Trade Dispute with Boeing vs. Bombardier at Center What started out as a Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) complaint regarding the Canadian government’s subsidization of Bombardier Inc‘s (OTCMKTS:BDRBF) “C Series” jets has now devolved into a row between the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. following a massive tariff potentially being (more…)
The Tax Plan Will Likely Create a Further Partisan Gulf in an Already Bitterly Divided Country The White House’s proposed tax plan will slash state tax deductions in order to pay for itself, impacting Democratic state citizens the hardest.
Political Debates Spurred After Trump’s Comments about NFL America’s political divisions are beginning to shroud an otherwise-apolitical sports industry after President Donald Trump picked an unprovoked fight with certain National Football League (NFL) players and team owners. Trump targeted NFL players who “took a knee” while the U.S. national anthem was playing before football games. (more…)
Right-Leaning News Sites Enjoyed Their Best Week on Social Media While North Korea-United States tensions grew and Hurricane Maria battered Puerto Rico, the American alt-right media remained busy over the weekend reporting trivial matters and supposedly making a lot of money from it.
Republicans may have promised to kill the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, affectionately referred to as “Obamacare.” Yet despite being in control of the House and Senate, their efforts have failed. While many Americans like the idea of Obamacare, the majority don’t want to pay higher taxes to keep it going.
Connecticut Towns Running Out of Money in the Absence of a Budget The state of Connecticut has been running its operations without a budget since July, and this is starting to weigh down heavily on its small towns.
Americans are virtually evenly split on whether or not they trust the government to handle international problems. A slight majority, 52%, say they trust the federal government to handle foreign problems. This is the first time the figure has been in the majority in five years.
In the run-up to the November 2017 election, Donald Trump said he was going to “drain the swamp” in Washington if elected President. It’s been eight months since Trump’s ascension and the American public is still not happy with the way the country is being governed.