The Ticking Time Bomb of Trump’s Tariff Trade War Is About to Explode

One thing lost in all the bad news for Donald Trump over the past week has been the looming trade war with China which has been called a “ticking time bomb” that is set to explode later this summer.  However when it comes to the actual impact on people’s lives — especially millions of Trump voters — his tariffs and the trade war will be much more important than what happens on the Mexican border. read more

Record Number of Americans Favor Immigration; 75% Say It’s Good For the Country

A record number of Americans in the latest Gallup Poll say they believe that more immigration is a positive thing for the United States.  The new poll, released on Thursday, said that fully 75 percent of Americans are of the opinion that immigration is good for the nation, while just 19 percent said it is bad for the country.  According to Gallup,the percentage of poll respondents who indicated that immigration is positive went up 4 percentage points when compared to their 2017 poll asking the same questions. read more

Trump: ‘Republicans Should Stop Wasting Their Time On Immigration’

President Donald Trump on Friday posted a tweet telling Republican lawmakers to “stop wasting their time” on immigration legislation.

His tweet came after the U.S.House of Representatives struggled to come up with a new immigration bill that would be able to receive a majority of votes either in the GOP caucus or on the floor of the House.  The House rejected a hardline immigration bill Thursday and Republican leaders delayed the vote on a separate, more moderate bill to next week. read more

WSJ Bashes Trump For Taking Credit For Solving ‘Problem of His Own Creation’

Although the Wall Street Journal is very conservative in some ways, that doesn’t mean that they are big Donald Trump fans, or that they support all of the president’s policies.

Lately the Journal has differed with Trump on his key issues of trade tariffs and immigration since they, like many “establishment” Republicans, support both free trade and a compromise on immigration reform. read more

Mika Attacks Ivanka, Says Response to Baby Jails Is a “Joke”

Mika Brzezinski from Morning Joe is a passionate person, and she is not shy expressing her opinions, even when they contradict her co-host Joe Scarborough, who is a former Republican Congressman.

Lately she has been passionately asking first daughter Ivanka Trump to take a stand against the her father’s horrible family separation policies. To put it mildly, Mika has been critical of Ivanka, and has said many times that she thinks more should be done. But the president’s daughter has always responded (in private, according to Mika) by insisting that she’s doing enough. read more