Trump Job Approval Rating Crashes in New Gallup Poll

A new Gallup poll released Thursday shows Donald Trump with just a 39 percent approval rating, marking the first time in months that it has dropped below 40 percent. It also shows that his approval has dropped 4 points in a month. His approval rating was 43 percent in the second half of February. The president’s approval rating in the Gallup Poll has consistently been at around 40 percent for most of his presidency. read more

Unhinged Trump Erupts in Sunday Morning Twitter Rage

President Donald Trump started off his Sunday morning with another assault on the media, which he thinks is treating him more unfairly than any other president in history. 

In a multi-tweet attack, the president called the press “ the most hostile and corrupt in the history of American politics,” and then listed off what he believes are his achievements. read more

Republicans Are Irate That Trump Is Taking Military Money to Build ‘the Wall’

The anger of Republicans in Congress is reaching a boiling point at Donald Trump‘s plans to improperly divert billions of dollars from money that was earmarked by Congress for the military to build his border wall. Trump intends to divert the money using the authority of his questionable national emergency declaration. read more

GOP Rep. Loses His Mind Defending Trump’s Fake National Emergency

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote tomorrow to block Donald Trump’s bogus national emergency declaration.

But today Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) lost his mind on CNN trying to defend Trump’s decision to fund his much-promised yet ridiculous border wall with Mexico by declaring a national emergency. read more

Why Trump’s ‘National Emergency’ Cash Grab Will Fail

According to a new report much of the money Donald Trump wants to shuffle around from other federal programs to build his wall has already been spent. This means that the money Trump planned to steal from these programs will not be available to him and his administration. read more

Acting Defense Secretary To Decide Which Military Programs to Cut for Wall

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has announced that starting today he will study which projects military funds may come from to shift money to a border wall after Donald Trump‘s national emergency declaration. read more

Shutdown Looms As Talks on Border Wall Have Stalled

The Washington Post is reporting this morning that congressional talks to resolve the border wall dispute have broken down. 

With wall negotiations at an impasse it will be more difficult to avoid another government shutdown on Friday. read more

Schiff: Intel Chiefs’ Testimony Means Trump Can’t Declare National Emergency

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said this morning that new testimony from top U.S. intelligence officials such as Dan Coats would “undermine” Donald Trump’s ability to get money for building a border wall by declaring a national emergency. read more

Pence Trashed For Quoting Dr. King to Justify Trump’s Racist Wall Plan

The completely tone-deaf Vice President of the United States Mike Pence yesterday quoted the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to defend Donald Trump’s racist efforts to build a wall along the southern border. read more

Trump Won’t Use Disaster Funds For His Wall After All

The Trump administration is backing off its plan to use disaster relief funding to build a Mexican border wall due to pushback from members of both parties in Congress.

Officials in the White House told news outlets on Thursday that President Trump is considering the use of billions of dollars of Army Corps of Engineers funding to build his unpopular border wall, which has been deemed to be unnecessary and ineffective. read more

Trump Has Gone to Texas For a Border Photo Op Today

Donald Trump’s last meeting with Democratic congressional leaders ended with him storming out of the room and declaring the talks “a total waste of time.”

The Democratic Senate Leader, Chuck Schumer of New York, said that the president threw a “temper tantrum.” read more

In 2004 Speech Trump Said That Walls Don’t Work

In a 2004 speech to a group of graduating college students in New York Donald Trump told his audience never to let a wall stop them from achieving their goals. He said that they should “never give up” and not let even a concrete wall deter them. Instead he advised: read more

Bernie Sanders Says Trump Speech Tried to ‘Create Fear and Hatred’

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont responded to Donald Trump’s primetime address by saying the president is working to “create fear and hatred in our country.”

After Trump spoke from the Oval Office on border security Sanders said: read more

Border Lawmakers & Experts Reject Trump’s Wall, Want Democrats’ Solution

If Donald Trump wanted an effective border policy, he should listen to the people at the border with actual experience on border security. But he has never done that. So he is proposing to spend at least $5 billion — but probably many times more than that — on a border wall which wall not improve border security at all. read more

Mulvaney and Other Advisers Tell Trump to Stand Firm on Shutdown

Newly-appointed acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney is advising Donald Trump to stand firm in his shutdown negotiations with Democrats. Mulvaney and other Trump advisers are telling the president he should not accept any deal from Democrats that does not include fully funding his plans for a border wall with Mexico. read more

Progressives Demand No Compromise With Trump

If traditional Democrats think the new Congress will be business as usual they better think again. The resurgent left-wing of the party is in no mood to compromise or to forego the ideals of their progressive agenda. They believe that their intense grass-roots activism led to the Democrats taking back control of the House, and they want to make sure Democratic congressional leaders listen to them as we move forward into a new year and a new era in Washington. read more

Trump Wishes ‘HATERS’ and ‘FAKE NEWS MEDIA’ Happy New Year

Donald Trump posted an all-caps presidential tweet early on New Years Day, wishing a happy 2019 to the “HATERS and the FAKE NEWS MEDIA.” It was his second tweet of the year.

He wrote:

“HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE, INCLUDING THE HATERS AND THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA! 2019 WILL BE A FANTASTIC YEAR FOR THOSE NOT SUFFERING FROM TRUMP DERANGEMENT SYNDROME. JUST CALM DOWN AND ENJOY THE RIDE, GREAT THINGS ARE HAPPENING FOR OUR COUNTRY!” read more

Paul Ryan’s ‘Embarrassing’ Career Ends With A Whimper

There was a time, not that many years ago, when Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin symbolized the bright future of the Republican Party.

When he was chosen to be the vice presidential running mate of Mitt Romney in 2012 he was seen as a brilliant young Congressman who understand the details of the federal budget better than anyone else. It was also thought that he was forward thinking and could fashion a Republican legislative agenda that would stop the growth in the federal deficit while at the same time bringing prosperity to all Americans. read more

Trump: Government Won’t Open ‘Until We Have a Wall’

Donald Trump yesterday said that the partial shutdown of the federal government will last until Congress gives in to his demand for money to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.

Speaking to reporters the president said that the government is “not going to reopen until we have a wall.” read more