Trump came up with his own fractured version of history to justify his tariffs when told Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that Canada burned down the White House during the war of 1812. (They didn't.)
Poor Mike Pence. Trump’s tantrums over the repeated failed efforts to pass increasingly barbaric versions of Trumpcare, must be getting on his nerves.
“In trying to land a blow on the Canadian timber industry, Trump may have knocked out the Western coal industry ... this could bring them to their knees.”
Trump makes a big deal of low economic growth in 2016 but that economic growth was growing in the last 3 months of the Obama presidency
Trump failed to get his Mexico-funded wall along the southern border, so now he's threatening a trade war with our allies to the north.
The president rejected the idea that Donald Trump is a populist and said Trump has "never shown any regard for workers."
It's gotten out of hand. There is stupid and then there is Oh My God You Can't Be Serious stupid. The GOP reached that point and crossed it
Senator Tom Cotton argues that discrimination against gays in the US shouldn't be a priority, since we aren't hanging them like Iran does.
During a committee hearing, Alaska Representative Don Young (R), suggested that wolves could cure the homeless problem in some districts.
The idea that Republicans would ever go along with further regulating the oil industry is laughable, and funding? Forget about it
The problem with Boehner is that he is so accustomed to lying and making a laughingstock of himself, that he is likely unaware that he embarrasses himself, and America, whenever he opens his mouth.
There's a bill parked in the House Ways & Means Committee called the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Extension Act for 2015. Over at the Senate Chamber, a companion piece awaits introduction.
Republicans and the Koch brothers make no secret that next to taxes, there is no part of the federal government they despise more than the EPA, so it is a major slap in their faces that it was the agency they hate above all others that delivered the death knell of their 8 billion-dollar dream project.
Of all the reasons to not build the Keystone pipeline, one that is often overlooked, and ignored by the corporate media, is the real and present danger of a break in TransCanada's rupture-prone pipeline the company claims is safe and environmentally friendly.
Boehner has enlisted a foreign corporation (TransCanada), the Canadian Prime Minister, and a foreign energy department to put pressure on America, and particularly its President, to approve construction of a pipeline Canada is well aware is an environmental and ecological disaster.
Be assured of one thing. There will be a Keystone XL pipeline in your future; your very near future. The Republicans want it. The blue dogs want it. The State Department has blessed most of it.
De facto Speaker of the House and self-appointed incoming Senate Majority Leader Ted Cruz accused the President of being a monarch and has devised a plan to punish the President for doing what Republican presidents have done since 1952.
It is a damn wretched commentary on this nation's voting public that people around the world are better-informed about America's economic situation, and why it is leading the world still suffering Bush-Republican economic malfeasance and ineptitude.
As we head into an extremely important midterm election that will decide who controls the Senate, CNN's State of the Union decided that they would give an inordinate amount of airtime to the Republican Party.