Author: Mickey

Congress set to fund government, but not Trump’s long-promised border wall

The question is, will Donald Trump risk shutting down the government in order to force Congress to fund his wall? Donald Trump’s idea of compromise is to doubles down. Congress may believe that even Donald is not irrational enough to risk the midterms with a shutdown.
We shall see.

Trump has said it is "ridiculous" the wall has yet to be fully funded

Source: Congress set to fund government, but not Trump’s long-promised border wall

Brett Kavanaugh and the rape culture of D.C.’s all-male prep schools

Editor’s Note: The world of the Washington D.C. independent school community, elite, private preparatory and boarding schools, is where the powerful members of academia, business, politics and media intersect, socially and professionally. Here are truly the Masters of the Universe, and their kids, especially the boys, learn the advantages of generational wealth and power, which […]

via Brett Kavanaugh and the rape culture of D.C.’s all-male prep schools — THE SHINBONE STAR

GOP bill has loophole on preexisting conditions, experts say | The Kansas City Star

Remember Donald Trump saying the he would replace the Affordable Care Act with a better, cheaper healthcare plan that you would love?
It was an empty promise.

Health care experts say that a bill to protect people with pre-existing conditions that is backed by Rep. Kevin Yoder and other Republicans includes a loophole that would allow insurance companies to charge people more based on their health, age and other factors.

Source: GOP bill has loophole on preexisting conditions, experts say | The Kansas City Star

Christine Blasey Ford ‘prepared to testify next week,’ her lawyer tells senators

Thursday evening, the White House released a letter from Kavanaugh saying, “I will be there” on Monday, the day on which both were originally invited to testify. The move by Ford, first reported by the New York Times, signaled a possible break in the high-stakes stalemate over whether she

Source: Christine Blasey Ford ‘prepared to testify next week,’ her lawyer tells senators