Political Turmoil

Trump’s Approval Rating Hits the Lowest Level Since He Took Office

Trump's Approval Rating Hits the Lowest Level Since He Took Office

Trump’s Approval Rating Drops to 38% President Trump’s approval rating is continuing to slide as he gets himself embroiled in one petty controversy after another. In fact, pro-Trump, right-wing media groups are now reporting record low approval ratings for the President. The most recent Fox News Poll shows a drop of four percent in Trump’s (more…)

Premiums for ACA Silver Plan to Soar an Average 34% in 2018

Premiums for ACA Silver Plan to Soar an Average 34% in 2018

The political turmoil in Washington is claiming everyday Americans as its victims. According to a study conducted by consulting firm Avalere Health, the premiums for the most popular health plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare, will be rising by an average 34% in 2018. While President Trump blames Obamacare for the rise (more…)

Concerns Mount Over 401(k) Cuts in Trump Tax Plan

Concerns Mount Over 401(k) Cuts in Trump Tax Plan

The President Says on Twitter That the 401(k) Plans Will Be Untouched, But Not Everyone Is Convinced The Trump tax plan continues to face controversy, this time with concerns that the 401(k) pension-matching plan may face reductions in the new tax overhaul plan, even as the president comes out on Twitter to claim that the (more…)

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…)

Daniel Defense Layoffs: Despite Las Vegas Massacre, Gun Maker Suffers Under “Trump Slump”

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Daniel Defense, one of the largest privately owned firearms manufacturers in the country, is cutting about 100 jobs, according to those affected and social media posts. The Daniel Defense layoffs come amid what the gun industry is calling the “Trump Slump”—a decline in gun sales since the election of President Donald Trump. Daniel Defense LayOffs: (more…)