Posts Tagged ‘president-trump’

Trump isn’t ‘thrilled’ with border deal, but says he doesn’t expect another shutdown

President Trump on Tuesday said he was “unhappy” with the border security funding agreement crafted by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, throwing the fate of the spending plan into question days before the government would shut down again. “I can’t say I’m thrilled,” Trump said at the White House…

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Gavin Newsom has been more antagonistic to Trump than Jerry Brown was. And he’s just getting started

Gavin Newsom’s decision to reassign National Guard troops from the Mexico border is likely just the beginning of a more aggressive stance by California and its new activist governor against President Trump’s policies.

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Border showdown: Trump and Beto O’Rourke hold dueling rallies on immigration in El Paso

President Trump falsely told a raucous rally in El Paso on Monday night that he is already building a wall on the adjacent border with Mexico, as a potential Democratic challenger assailed him at a large protest nearby and, in Washington, congressional negotiators announced a tentative funding…

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Trump can’t win in 2020. But Democrats can lose, and they’re showing us how

Donald Trump can’t win in 2020 but the Democrats can lose, and they seem determined to give it their best shot. Straight-line predictions are the undoing of every pundit and prognosticator. But it seems safe to say that if present trends hold, President Trump has no path to winning a majority of..

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Today: The Democrats’ Agenda Is in House

Democrats this week will hold nearly half a dozen investigative hearings and convene even more panels to discuss policy issues such as climate change. TOP STORIES The Democrats’ Agenda Is in House On Tuesday, President Trump laid out his agenda in the State of the Union address.

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Confirm William Barr, even though it requires a leap of faith

On Thursday the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote on President Trump’s nomination of William P. Barr to be attorney general, a position Barr held in the George H.W. Bush administration

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Is Trump more concerned with his personal image than national security?

To the editor: President Trump’s mockery and ridicule of his intelligence chiefs after their joint appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Jan. 29 were not motivated by what he believed was faulty sources and methods. The president’s rebuke was personal in nature and poses a grave…

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In foreign policy, Trump takes a premature victory lap

President Trump took an early victory lap for his “America First” diplomacy Tuesday, claiming a series of big wins on his foreign policy priorities. Some of his claims were true — in a few cases, even careful and precise. Others were premature

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Trump calls for end to ‘political stalemate,’ delivers jabs in State of the Union address

President Trump called on the nation to “break decades of political stalemate” in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, one delayed by the 35-day partial government shutdown he’d provoked, which exacerbated partisan divisions and put Washington’s dysfunction on vivid display. “There is…

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For years, Trump bashed the NFL and players who protested racial injustice. Here’s why he stopped

During his annual pre-Super Bowl news conference last week, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sidestepped a question about President Trump’s complaints that the game had gone soft, insisting, “We have a lot of fans, the president among them.” Trump may sometimes sound like Joey from Tarzana or some…

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