Tuesday was one of those “roller coaster” days in Washington. Here are some highlights: Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) reached a limited deal to stabilize health care markets and preserve the cost-sharing reduction subsidies President Donald Trump canceled last week via executive order. A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the latest incarnation of Trump’s travel […]
Trump’s plan to build a $21 billion dollar wall on the U.S. – Mexico border just might be crumbling in the hands of his own party. Reality has set in for the GOP that it is a huge expenditure. In addition, many Trump supporters fear that it would put them on the Mexico side of the wall! […]
Veteran Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has had about enough of this wiretap business, and made it loud and clear on Sunday. In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, the Sen. McCain said that President Donald Trump needs to retract or substantiate his claims that he was wiretapped by the previous administration during the final weeks of […]
As the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments against President Trump’s controversial “travel ban,” Republicans on Capital Hill are making a hard push to dismantle the court system and reduce it’s power over the current institution. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has been a standing sore point among Republicans for years since it […]
Every now and then, even the people I disagree with the most can be right. The perfect example of this is John McCain, who obviously thinks Ted Cruz is as big of a clown as I do. McCain, Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, was asked Monday about a report that the Senator from […]
The scandal looming over the Department of Veteran’s Affairs shows all the promise of becoming a monstrous thing–obstreperous and festering. It’s a big, messy scandal with octopus-like arms stretching out in all directions. So exactly what is this scandal about? The VA scandal is centered around?a blistering report released by Richard J. Griffin, the acting […]
This is what happens when you quote Syria opinion pieces in the US Senate. You tend to get burned.
Senator John McCain (R-AZ), the Republican’s increasingly erratic attention whore, heard firsthand last week his constituents opposition to action against Syria, a nationwide attitude born out in a CNN Poll released Monday. CNN reports?in a poll?by CNN/ORC International and released Monday that while eight in 10 Americans believe President al-Assad used sarin gas against his […]