Less than five weeks into his presidency, Donald Trump has an approval rating of 38 percent and a disapproval rating of 55 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll out yesterday. The survey of 1,323 voters, conducted between February 16 and 21, found that Trump’s approval rating is slightly higher than where it stood in Quinnipiac’s January … Continued
Yesterday, Texas and Virginia were the sites for the latest victories for Planned Parenthood in response to attempts to defund the women’s health organization. In Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed a bill passed by the legislature. The bill would have prevented Planned Parenthood and other groups from receiving state funding for any of their services because … Continued
As the Trump administration issued memos directing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to treat most unauthorized immigrants in the United States as “priorities” for deportation, Chicago Public Schools instructed school principals not let any ICE agents into schools without a criminal warrant. “To be very clear, CPS does not provide assistance to U.S. Immigration and … Continued
The imposition of Trump’s expanded global gag rule will hurt millions of women across the world
Price gouging by drug companies continues to run rampant.
The President of the Eurasia Group, Ian Bremmer speaks to Second Nexus about Trump and Putin, the Muslim travel-ban, Trump’s immigration policies, the tensions between the US and Europe, and the challenges Europeans face in the age of Trump’s Presidency.
President Donald Trump yesterday named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new Natiomal Security Advisor and replacement for Michael Flynn, whose tenure ended recently amid reports he had misled senior White House officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States. Trump introduced McMaster to reporters at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida before … Continued
Edward Price has served at the CIA for 11 years. He spent the last three years working in the White House and was the spokesperson for the National Security Committee. Last week, he quit. Yesterday, the Washington Post published Price’s explanation. Price insists that his decision was not about politics, but about the lack of … Continued
President Donald Trump has been roundly criticized by pundits and media alike for his tweet calling the New York Times, NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN “the enemy of the American people.” Fox News, on the other hand, has been mentioned positively by Trump. Given that, Trump’s chief of staff, Reince Priebus, probably did not expect … Continued
President Donald Trump attempted to explain remarks he made at a Florida rally over the weekend about something ominous happening “last night” in Sweden. In a statement posted to his personal Twitter account, the president said he obtained his information from a Fox News broadcast. My statement as to what's happening in Sweden was in reference … Continued