NRA Threatens The New York Times

Dana Loesch, the National Rifle Association (NRA) spokesperson, told The New York Times (NYT) that the largest gun lobby in America is “coming for” them. Many interpreted the video as a threat to NYT’s reporters which Loesch said was the “violent fantasies” of others. Loesch reiterated the rhetoric of President Trump who has multiple times called CNN and other liberal leaning news outlets “fake news.” … Continue reading NRA Threatens The New York Times

Secret Service to Leave Trump Tower in NYC

Due to a dispute between the government and President Trump’s company, the Secret Service will vacate its command post inside the Trump Tower in NYC and will set up their headquarters on the sidewalk outside. The disputes were over the cost of security and the conditions of their lease. The Secret Service’s presence in Trump Tower is a costly affair, due to the tower’s proximity … Continue reading Secret Service to Leave Trump Tower in NYC

Pence Seeking Koch Brothers Approval

Vice President Mike Pence will meet with the Koch brothers and fellow conservative donors in Richmond, Virginia this month in order to advance the president’s agenda. The Koch brothers (David and Charles) own an oil and refinery company called Koch Industries which is worth around $115 billion, and have spent this money to fund far-right conservatives who promote their anarchic ideology (less federal regulation and low business … Continue reading Pence Seeking Koch Brothers Approval

Trump Blames Poor Relationship with Russia on Congress

Trump once again took to twitter to voice his opinions. Trump called the current relationship between America and Russia at an “all-time and very dangerous low,” but put the blame on Congress’ new sanctions bill. However, Trump failed to mention that since taking office he criticized Putin for a number of issues including the annexation of Crimea, violating an arms control treaty and for interfering … Continue reading Trump Blames Poor Relationship with Russia on Congress

Police Chiefs Rehire Hundreds of Officers Fired for Misconduct

A new report by the Washington Post has revealed that 450 police officers who were fired from their posts for misconduct were rehired months or years after being fired after appeals by union contracts. Due to procedural mistakes or a lack of witness testimonies, fired police officers are able to find loopholes in the system that allows them to be rehired by police chiefs. A … Continue reading Police Chiefs Rehire Hundreds of Officers Fired for Misconduct

White House Considers Arming Ukraine to Repel Russia

Several members of President Trump’s cabinet have floated the idea of arming Ukrainian rebels with American arms in order to repel Russia’s presence in the former Soviet country. Former President Barack Obama’s refusal to arm the Ukrainian rebels gave Russia a stronger position in Ukraine, and was heavily criticized by both sides for not taking action. The move would also counter Russia’s growing military presence … Continue reading White House Considers Arming Ukraine to Repel Russia

Trump To Slash Legal Immigration Levels

He’s at it again. Trump with fellow right-wing conservatives Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Senator David Perdue (R-GA) unveiled a bill on Wednesday aimed at cutting legal immigration levels over a decade. The bill, called the Raise Act, will give preference to high-skilled immigrants and aims to limit the number of low-skilled immigrants who benefit from welfare. Currently, more than one million green cards are … Continue reading Trump To Slash Legal Immigration Levels