Trump Humiliated at Sparsely Attended California Fundraiser

Yesterday Donald Trump made a rare visit to the Golden State to try to garner support for his controversial border wall with Mexico. While there Trump took time out to attend a fundraiser at a Beverly Hills home, and it was a total bust. read more

Trump Threatens Border Closing and Cuts in Aid to Central America

As his political situation becomes more desperate, Donald Trump has begun to threaten even more desperate moves to stop the influx of undocumented immigrants at the Mexican border.

Yesterday Trump “threatened to close the U.S. border with Mexico next week, or at least large sections of the frontier, if Mexico ‘doesn’t immediately stop all illegal immigration coming into the United States’ from the region.” read more

Democrats Up in Arms Over Pentagon Transfer of Money For Trump’s Wall

Democratic members of Congress are ready for a fight against the latest move by the U.S. military to make money available for Donald Trump’s misguided wall at the Mexican border.

It was announced Monday night by the Pentagon that it will be transferring $1 billion to the Army Corps of Engineers to build barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. The move immediately brought an outcry from from Democratic lawmakers who have refused to appropriate money for the wall. read more

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: