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About Aileen Wagner

Aileen Wagner employs her love of words as a writer and editor. She is the owner of Walnut Bend Creative, and spends her time working on everything from textbooks to narratives to research presentations.She lives with her family in Columbus, Ohio. You can connect with her at walnutbendcreative.wordpress.com or via Walnut Bend Creative on Facebook.

Articles by Aileen Wagner

Even Trump’s Closest Allies Are Distancing Themselves from his Budget

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal was not well received by many Congressional Republicans, even the ones who normally support him. The budget, which was released yesterday, makes major cuts to domestic agencies, adds funding to defense, and ignores the entitlements that make up the bulk of the US federal spending. The Republican criticism is coming … Continued


Sean Spicer Actually Used Air Quotes To Defend Trump’s Tweets

At a press briefing yesterday, Sean Spicer continued the Trump administration’s refusal to believe that words have specific meanings. When answering questions about the president’s claim that former president Barack Obama wiretapped Trump during the campaign, Spicer argued that “wiretapping” in air quotes is not the same thing as wiretapping. Terrible! Just found out that … Continued


Four GOP Senators Just Broke Ranks, Spelling Trouble for Repeal Bill

The plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act hit a new, unexpected roadblock yesterday. The release of the bills drafted in two different House committees finally provided a few details for the plan Republicans will offer to replace the healthcare program started under the Obama administration. Shortly afterward, Republican Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Cory Gardner (R-CO), … Continued


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