Russia, U.S. allies, and President Donald Trump’s own far-right base reacted yesterday to the news that the United States, on President Trump’s orders, launched a military strike on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical attack in Idlib province that killed more than 80 civilians. Although many countries around the world praised the unilateral … Continued
Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger took President Donald Trump to task for his budget plan, specifically for the cuts to after-school programs. Trump has proposed cutting the $1.2 billion that funds the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant program as part of the 13.5% cut in the education budget. “Why would he do that?” Schwarzenegger said. “Why … Continued
Speaking at a White House press conference, President Donald Trump appeared to take responsibility for recent events in Syria, condemning the chemical attack that killed more than 80 civilians as a “heinous” act. “Yesterday’s chemical attack, a chemical attack that was so horrific in Syria against innocent people, including women, small children and even beautiful … Continued
A California bill aims to attract new teachers and increase retention through tax credits.
Texas landowners begin getting demand letters from the Trump administration as the prospect of the Mexican wall looms
The latest Quinnipiac University national poll shows that President Donald Trump’s job approval ratings continue to fall. His most prominent associates in the administration, Stephen Bannon and Sean Spicer, are faring even worse. “President Donald Trump continues to struggle, even among his most loyal supporters. Many of them would be hard pressed to see even … Continued
In a landmark 8-3 decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled that Title VII of 1964’s Civil Rights Act prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBT employees. The decision, which sends the case back to Indiana’s federal district court, involved Indiana teacher Kimberly Hively, who claimed her employer denied her promotions and let her go … Continued
With the recent hiring of an anti-corruption prosecutor, Attorney General of New York Eric Schneiderman is using his role as top cop of Trump’s home state to step up the legal resistance to the Trump administration.
Blackwater founder Eric Prince held a secret two-day meeting in the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean with a Russian official close to Vladimir Putin, the Washington Post reports. It was an apparent bid to establish a back channel of communication between the Kremlin and then-president-elect Donald Trump according to the Post. The meeting took … Continued
Two major sponsors of The O’Reilly Report have pulled their ads from the show. The move follows the news that Bill O’Reilly and Fox News have paid out millions of dollars to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against the host of the network’s most popular show. On Sunday, The New York Times published a lengthy and … Continued