The 2018 midterm election will be anything but predictable. With the election of President Donald Trump in 2016, his victory has sent shockwaves to voters across the country. Below are four key races to keep an eye on come November.Read More
In a surprise announcement, Nikki Haley, the acting United States ambassador to the U.N., declared that she was resigning from her post on Tuesday, October 9th. Her departure from the Trump administration is causing new questions about the stability of the White House going into the midterm elections, as well as the possibility of political aspirations for Haley herself.Read More
On the night of Sunday, September 30th, a new trade deal was born in fevered negotiations between representatives for the nations of Canada, the United States, and Mexico. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is being renamed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to find common ground between the three countries.
The future career of U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is in serious trouble after a flurry of meetings and private discussions were held concerning his fate on Monday. For now Rosenstein still holds his position at the Department of Justice, but is scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump on Thursday over allegations that he planned to secretly record Trump and invoke the 25th amendment, which transfers the office of presidency to the vice president in the case of the president’s death, resignation, removal from office, or severe impairment.Read More
Only a week of significant negotiating time remains for the United States and Canada to conclude on the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). If a solution is not found by the end of the week, it will likely be too late for Canada to meet the U.S. demand for a completely drafted deal by October 1st.Read More
Members of the U.S. Government met with rebellious officers of the Venezuelan Military in talks to discuss the possibility of a coup several times over the last year. After numerous meetings, officials decided against providing support to these rouge military elements against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. However, the discovery of these clandestine operations has opened up serious concerns within the international community as to the possibility of United States intervention in the foreign affairs of other nations.Read More
On June 26th, democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shocked the country with her defeat of incumbent Joe Crowley in the Democratic Primary for New York’s 14th congressional district. Crowley, who has been serving New York’s 14th congressional district since 2013, and the 7th district for 14 years before that, was expected to be a shoe-in in the midterm elections earlier this summer.Read More
Tensions flared on Capitol Hill this week as Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh seeks confirmation from the Senate.Read More
Late Monday night, the White House declared that the deadline for the imposition of tariffs on European and Chinese goods would be pushed back by 30 days, creating more time for negotiations.Read More
A Washington D.C. federal judge on Tuesday ordered the Trump administration to continue protections for DACA recipients and accept new applications if the Department of Homeland Security cannot come up with a legitimate reason for the program’s rescission within 90 days.Read More
Following North Korea that indicated its willingness to have denuclearization talks with the United States, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un plan to meet face-to-face for a historic summit said to take place either in May or early June.
Republicans on Tuesday maintained their congressional seat in Arizona’s eighth district. The Republican seat, which voted for Trump in 2016 by more than 20 points, came into play for Democrats when Hiral Tipirneni ran a serious campaign. Debbie Lesko, the Republican candidate, won by just five points.
Among the growing list of corporations to receive backlash from President Donald Trump is Amazon.Read More
In a courtroom hearing in Manhattan on Monday, Fox News personality Sean Hannity was revealed as the secret client of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.