The Georgia and Alabama legislatures have just passed laws banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected and providing possible prison sentences for doctors who violate them.
President Donald Trump’s nominees to the Federal Reserve Board — Herman Cain and Stephen Moore — were both forced to withdraw by the banking establishment which rebelled against having outsiders on the Fed. Their cardinal sin was to urge more cuts in interest rates to further stimulate the economy, disregarding fears of inflation, the institutional bugaboo of the Fed.
Mayday (for Democrats) — On May 10, 2019, Trump passed his high water mark, scoring his highest approval since his presidency was only one month old in February of 2017.
In Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Glass Menagerie,” he says that the magician “gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth,” but as a playwright, he says “I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion.”
So it is now, in his new novel “Collusion”, that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich dares to explore the nightmare Washington pretends can’t happen: A real collusion among leftists, pairing American political “progressives” and Russian intelligence agents.
When Joe Biden announced his bid for the presidency, he started in first place, about 7-10 points ahead of Bernie Sanders. But since his declaration of candidacy, he has soared to a lead of more than twenty points in many polls.
All hell is about to break loose for the Obama-era FBI and Department of Justice.
President Trump must have read his own book: The Art of the Deal. He is skillfully applying its lessons in the closing months of his trade negotiation with China.
Just as the talks enter what Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin calls the “final laps,” Trump ups the pressure to be sure there is no talk of giving away potential concessions by renegotiation.
News reports of President Trump’s negotiations with the Democratic congressional leadership suggest the president may be considering endorsing a Democratic proposal to more than double the federal gas tax, raising it from the current 18.4 cents/gallon to 43.4 cents/gallon to pay for infrastructure spending.
On Monday, as he was delivering a 27-minute speech at a campaign rally following the announcement of his candidacy, Joe Biden was clearly incapable of pronouncing his words distinctly.
Hunter Biden, Joe Biden’s son, went hunting for cash in China during an official state visit by his father, the vice president in 2013.