The President Declares a National Emergency Seeking Funds for Southern Border Wall

Citing a humanitarian crisis on the southern border, President Trump declared a national emergency yesterday from the White House. The declaration would allow the President to repurpose funds for the construction of a border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. The federal government shut down for a record 34 days over December and January […]

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Arizona to Declare Pornography a Public Health Crisis

Lawmakers in Arizona are looking to declare pornography a public health crisis. State Representative Michelle Udall, R-Mesa, introduced a bill that says pornography “perpetuates a sexually toxic environment that damages all areas of our society. “Like the tobacco industry, the pornography industry has created a public health crisis. Pornography is used pervasively, even by minors,” […]

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YouTube Plans Changes to Curb Conspiracy, “Clickbaity” Videos

Video portal YouTube has announced changes that will make it harder for videos espousing conspiracy theories and other subjects meant to fool viewers into clicking on them, to be found the company announced last month. “When recommendations are at their best, they help users find a new song to fall in love with, discover their […]

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U.S. Shown to Add 304,000 Jobs in January in Stellar Jobs Report

The U.S. economy, surpassing expectations, added 304,000 jobs in January, indicating the economy remains as strong as it has been in recent months. Economists had been expecting gains of about 180,000 new jobs for the month. The unemployment rate ticked up slightly from 3.9% to 4%, mainly due to the government shutdown. The U.S. government […]

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Longtime Trump Associate Roger Stone Indicted and Arrested

A longtime associate of President Donald Trump’s, Roger Stone, has been indicted and arrested, charged with obstruction of an investigation, making false statements to the FBI and witness tampering. Stone was arrested in a pre-dawn raid at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, last Friday. Stone appeared before the House Intelligence Committee in September 2017 […]

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President Trump Offers Protections for DREAMERs, Other Immigrants in Exchange for Border Wall

President Donald Trump put forth a new proposal in an effort to end a government shutdown that entered its fifth week yesterday. At the heart of the stalemate is the President’s demand for funding for a wall along the southern border, which he says will impede migrants’ crossing into the U.S. illegally. Democrats have blocked […]

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Manafort Shared Polling Data, Discussed Ukraine Peace Plan with Russian Operative

An improperly redacted document shows former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort discussed a possible Ukraine peace plan with a Russian national during the 2016 presidential campaign. “Mr. Manafort ‘conceded’ that he discussed or may have discussed a Ukraine peace plan with Mr. Kilimnik on more than one occasion,” Manafort’s attorneys wrote. They also reveal that […]

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FBI Reportedly Investigated Whether President Trump Worked for Russia

The FBI reportedly opened an investigation into whether President Donald Trump has worked for the Russian government against U.S. national security interests. The investigation sought to ascertain whether Mr. Trump was “knowingly working for Russia or had unwittingly fallen under Moscow’s influence.” The revelation was first reported by The New York Times. According to The […]

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President Trump Addresses the Nation, Calls Situation at the Border Humanitarian Crisis

President Trump, in a live address to the nation, portrayed the impasse that has shut down the government as a humanitarian crisis. “In the last two years, [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] officers made 266,000 arrests of aliens with criminal records including those charged or convicted of 100,000 assaults, 30,000 sex crimes, and 4,000 violent killings,” […]

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