People Are Noticing a Pattern in the Number of Indictments Among Republican Administrations Versus Democratic Ones
A recent Twitter post from @owenawhaley pointed out a pronounced difference in the number of criminal indictments in the administrations of 3 Republican and 3 Democratic presidential administrations.
The difference was striking—317 indictments among Presidents Trump, Nixon and Reagan, as compared to only 3 among Presidents Obama, Carter and Clinton.
Donald Trump Just Shared a Fake Quote of Ronald Reagan Praising Trump After They Met in the 1980s, Because of Course He Did
President Donald Trump's supporters often hail the President as a savior who invigorated the Republican party with his lack of a filter and his willingness to be petty.
Some even liken him to former Republican President Ronald Reagan, considered by many Republicans to be the party's most exemplary candidate.
This Old Video of Reagan and Bush Talking About Immigration Is Making People Wonder WTF Happened to the Republican Party
During a debate in the 1980 presidential primaries, candidates George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan were asked a question about Mexican immigrants - and their answer might surprise you.
We've grown accustomed to the Trump campaign's rallying cry of "Build that wall!" However, the GOP of the 80s had a very different answer to the issue of undocumented immigrants in the United States. An audience member in Texas asked whether the candidates felt that the children of illegal aliens should be allowed to attend public schools for free or if their parents should have to pay for them.
Ronald Reagan's Daughter Just Wrote a Scathing Op-Ed Calling Out Republicans for Using Her Father to Stay Silent Against Trump
Since his tenure as president in the 1980's, Ronald Reagan has remained the archetype by which all subsequent Republican lawmakers throwing their hat into the ring for the Commander in Chief position have been measured.
The behavior of President Donald Trump has proven a challenge to Republicans in presenting him as congruent with the beatification of the 40th president.
This Political Cartoon of Justice Anthony Kennedy Says Everything About His Decision to Retire While Trump Is President
In February, 1988, 51 year old judge Anthony Kennedy was sworn in as an associate justice for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, Kennedy announced his retirement, effective the end of July, on June 27, 2018.
At 81 years old, Kennedy is not the oldest member of the current court. That distinction belongs to President Bill Clinton appointee, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
These Charts Show Why Republicans Who Planned to Run on Trump's Tax Plan in November Are Going to Need a New Plan
In the 1980s, Ronald Reagan proposed an idea that giving more money to the richest of Americans would ultimately benefit the poorest. The idea , intended to sell Americans on tax breaks for the wealthy during a poor economy, became known as Reaganomics.
No one bought Reaganomics by the end of Ronald Reagan's presidency, and George H. W. Bush paid for that failure, as did the American economy. But the failure of trickle down economics didn't stop it from being recycled as a selling point by the GOP in 2017.