Category Archives: Trump administration

Bannon exits White House, throws Trump under bus

The Weekly Standard has the details. “The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over,” Bannon said Friday, shortly after confirming his departure. “We still have a huge movement, and we will make something of this Trump presidency. … Continue reading

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Small group of protesters gather outside Rep. Tim Murphy’s office, voice displeasure with Trump

A group of about 25 protesters gathered outside the South Hills office of Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) on Monday. They voiced their displeasure at Donald Trump for what they felt was a tepid response to the events in Virginia, where … Continue reading

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The Trump administration wants to kill affirmative action?

Writing in the Chronicle of Higher Education, a university law professor says when members of Donald Trump’s administration talk about suing America’s colleges for violating affirmative action that there is really another motive in mind. The claim of the need … Continue reading

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WaPo: Trump dictated contents of son’s misleading letter about campaign meeting

The Washington Post reported late Monday that Donald Trump dictated a letter his son read about a meeting with Russian lawyers. And there is one big problem. Flying home from Germany on July 8 aboard Air Force One, Trump personally … Continue reading

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Well, this is a fine mess

The Americans have vented their anger at the Russians, and the Russians have responded. It might now be time to stop the growling and bearing of teeth, and instead work on improving relations between Washington and Moscow. Russian media reported … Continue reading

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McCain trumps Trump

The Guardian provides one perspective of Sen. John McCain’s decision to stick a knife into Donald Trump’s healthcare reform plans. McCain, who returned to Washington this week after being diagnosed with brain cancer, joined fellow Republicans Susan Collins of Maine … Continue reading

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Russia, to U.S: We warned you not do to it

The New York Times explains that the Russian government has responded, as expected, harshly to new U.S. sanctions against the country. The moves, which Russia had been threatening for weeks, came a day after the United States Senate approved a measure to … Continue reading

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