Trump Rockets to Record-High Disapproval in New Poll

Donald Trump may think he is winning his shutdown battle but a new poll from POLITICO shows that with each passing day his disapproval ratings are skyrocketing to new heights.

People who participated in the poll say that Trump’s record-long government shutdown is bad for the country, and they are also increasingly concerned about Trump’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. 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

Pelosi Reveals Plan to Avoid Government Shutdown With No Wall Funding

Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California is likely to become the next Speaker of the House of Representatives when Democrats take control next year. At a press conference on Thursday she said that she did not support President Trump’s proposal to build a border wall with Mexico. She called the proposed border wall “immoral, ineffective, and expensive” and promised it will not be funded under her watch. Then she added: read more

Trump Threatens to Close the Border and Shut Down the Government

President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to close the southern border if the Mexican government doesn’t do more to provide border security.

“If we find that it’s uncontrollable, if we find it gets to a level where we are going to lose control or where people are going to start getting hurt, we will close entry into the country for a period of time until we can get it under control,” the president said to reporters during his Thanksgiving vacation at his Florida palace, Mar-a-Lago. read more