January 2019

Politics

President pushes for resolution, Pelosi opts for evasion, blames Him for Shutdown

Government Shutdown

President pushes for resolution, Pelosi opts for evasion, blames Him for Shutdown 2019 started with a seesaw game between the US President and the Democrat party. On one end, the President continued to come up with new deals to end the shutdown, on the other end Nancy Pelosi kept giving excuses to avoid him altogether. […]

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Well & Truly A “Nothingburger” – The Indictment Of Roger Stone By The Mueller Investigation

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Well & Truly A “Nothingburger” – The Indictment Of Roger Stone By The Mueller Investigation  – Preetam Kaushik Special Counsel Robert Mueller has spent the last 20 months futilely trying to connect President Trump with charges of collusion. On the way, he has had some success in forcing notable members of the Trump team to go along […]

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Politics

A Tale of Two Bills – Or How Trump Ended the Shutdown (For Now)

Government Shutdown

A Tale of Two Bills – Or How Trump Ended the Shutdown (For Now) The longest partial government shutdown in US history is finally over. President Donald Trump ended it on Friday, January 25th by inking his signature on H.J. Res.28, a stop-gap spending bill passed by both the Senate and the House.  This was a very […]

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Many Democrats Running for President in 2020

2020 Presidential elections

Many  Democrats Running for President in 2020 By Jim Owen Democrats are lining up to compete for their party’s presidential nomination in 2020. The winner will take on President Trump in the general election, assuming that another Republican does not unseat the incumbent commander-in-chief in the GOP primaries. As of Jan. 25, eight Democrats had announced their candidacy. Dozens of others […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The Crisis In Venezuela

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Everything You Need To Know About The Crisis In Venezuela Not so long ago Venezuela was the richest country in Latin America. It had a strong economy and a democratic government. But the recent crisis has sent the country spiraling out of control.  For many years the public has been growing angry at the level […]

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Covington Catholic vs. Nathan Philips: has the left gone mad?

Covington Catholic vs. Nathan Philips: has the left gone mad?

Covington Catholic vs. Nathan Philips: has the left gone mad? The annual, anti-abortion March for Life in Washington D.C. took an unexpected turn when a group of Catholic high school students became the center of attention.  Videos of a group of Covington Catholic students in ‘Make American Great Again’ hats have gone viral. The group […]

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800,000 Workers May Miss Their Second Paychecks, but Pelosi Wanted to Visit Afghanistan

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800,000 Workers May Miss Their Second Paychecks, but Pelosi Wanted to Visit Afghanistan        – Preetam Kaushik President Trump denied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a delegation the use of a military plane to visit Afghanistan on Thursday, January 17. In his letter to Pelosi, the President wrote that her trip to Brussels, Egypt and Afghanistan had been […]

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Mueller Disputes BuzzFeed Article About Trump Telling Cohen to Lie

Mueller investigation

Mueller Disputes BuzzFeed Article About TrumpTelling Cohen to Lie By Jim Owen There was only one problem with the recent sensational story in BuzzFeed News that President Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about details related to the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller: It may not have actually happened. The online news outlet reported that the president wanted […]

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Trump Trade Deal With China Sparks Higher U.S. Stock, Oil Prices

US China Tariffs

Trump TradeDeal With ChinaSparks Higher U.S. Stock, OilPrices By Jim Owen A stock market surge, along with rising oil prices, has resulted from a renegotiation of the U.S.-China trade agreement. The countries’ presidents, Donald Trump, and Xi Jinping, discussed the deal during a dinner meeting at the recent G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. They agreed to suspend trade tariffs for at […]

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Trump, Republicans Disagree With Democrats and Shut Down the Government

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Trump, Republicans Disagree With Democrats and Shut Down the Government About a third of all federal employees got a longer holiday break than they expected because of a political dispute that closed much of the U.S. government. One person on the federal payroll who did report to work was President Trump, who remained in the […]

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