Trump’s Approval Rating On Immigration Hits All-Time Low

In the past month President Donald Trump’s approval rating on the immigration issue has dropped five points and now sits at just 35% in the latest CNN Poll which came out on Monday.

This poll is the first hard evidence that Trump and the Republican Party may suffer politically from his new zero tolerance immigration policy which includes separating children from parents who are arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border. read more

United Nations Calls For Trump to Stop Child Separations

The head of the United Nations Human Rights Commission has demanded that the Trump administration immediately stop separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

U.N. High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein has called upon Donald Trump to stop enforcing his new zero tolerance policies which cause the the U.S. Border Patrol to separate migrant children from their parents after entering the United States from Mexico. read more

Wilbur Ross Lied to Congress and Still Owns Companies With China

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross failed to divest himself from his private company holdings upon entering government, according to a new investigative report from Forbes Magazine.

After being nominated, Ross promised to divest from his investment holdings upon entering office. This earned him praise from senators in both parties, and he was easily confirmed. read more

Border Patrol Says Number of Separated Children Could Double

In a new interview with the Washington Post, the person in charge of the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy in the Rio Grande Valley said that the number of children taken from their parents would likely double in the coming months. The Rio Grande is now the busiest segment of the U.S.-Mexico border as more refugees from Central America have attempted to enter the United States there. read more

How Paul Ryan Turned Medicare Reform Into a Medicare Disaster

One way to measure the immense failure of the tenure of Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House is how little he was able to accomplish with respect to his pet project of reforming Medicare.  

Before running for Vice President with Mitt Romney Ryan was in charge of the budget for the House of Representatives and he was seen as the person who knew more about the federal budget than anyone.  And he always said that Medicare was going to be a huge problem and something needed to be done about it. read more