Evangelicals have never had it so good, politically speaking.Since President Trump took office in January, the White House has become a Christian roundtable, with just about every top-tier seat filled by a faithful member of the fold or someone who is happy to further the fold’s agenda.
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President Donald Trump was being “sarcastic” when he thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday for expelling hundreds of American diplomats from the country, a White House spokeswoman said.
Hours after news broke that Robert Mueller, the special counsel in the Russia probe, has impanelled a grand jury as part of his investigation, President Trump declared at a rally in West Virginia that “the Russia story is a total fabrication. It’s just an excuse for the greatest loss in the history of American politics.”
Activists want to to build opposition to any Republican tax reform plan that lowers rates on corporations or the very wealthy.
Is there a sweet-spot somewhere between democracy and authoritarianism? Consider nations like Singapore and China, where rigid control is mingled with subtle freedoms. But they can get a lot done, unlike in a republic like the United States. We argue constantly, but most of the arguments are about freedoms and the collective. We cannot seem to balance those opposing forces for the good of all Americans. The leadership of China can decide to move forward on renewable energy, and the country will begin on that path. We are still arguing about the benefits of coal.
Nations work well if leadership is benevolent, forward-thinking, and scrupulously honest.
This from Time-
One of the most divisive leaders on the African continent looked set to win another seven years in power on Friday, after millions of registered voters cast their ballot in the Rwanda’s third election since the 1994 Rwandan genocide. After 17 years in power, Paul Kagame has been cast as both a hero and a…
Donald Trump, who prides himself on winning, is facing the growing perception that he is a loser. In fact, there is a sense in Washington that he will continue to lose battles and lose ground until he corrects some fundamental problems at the White House, many of which are of his own creation.
President Trump hit a record low approval in a new poll from Quinnipiac University — only 33 percent of Americans now approve of the president (margin of error +/- 3.4 percentage points). Buried in that poll is one sign of where he’s losing that support: For the first time, the poll showed Trump with a negative net approval rating among white Americans without a college degree.
The bill, which also sanctions Iran and North Korea, had the support of a veto-proof majority in the Congress.
There are few traits Donald Trump claims to value the way he values loyalty. In a remarkable passage in The Art of the Deal, Trump praises his mentor Roy Cohn for placing loyalty above all else — even integrity: