Ian Shepherdson, the chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, believes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell does not have faith President Trump will be reelected. That may be source of his reluctance to strike a deal with the White House and …Continue Reading
Stephen Gardner gives an update on where negotiations stand between the White House and Congress on the next round of Covid19 stimulus.
President Trump said this week that he would like to see Americans get more than the $1,200 in …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
President Trump announced that Secretary of State James Mattis will be leaving his post at the Pentagon sooner than expected. The President named Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan as the new head of the Department of Defense. The President …Continue Reading
Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court yesterday after a contentious nomination process that included recriminations of political double standards and accusations of sexual assault.
The vote, largely along party lines, was 50-48 in favor of confirmation. Republican …Continue Reading
The confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was delayed by at least a week when President Trump ordered an investigation into an alleged sexual assault involving Kavanaugh. The attack is alleged to have happened some thirty-six …Continue Reading
Massachusetts has become the latest state to allow law enforcement officials to remove firearms from individuals it deems to be a danger to themselves or to others. Governor Charlie Baker signed H. 4760 into law today, making The Bay State …Continue Reading
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has cancelled the Senate’s August recess it was announced this week. McConnell said the time was needed to work through a backlog of President Trump’s nominees which McConnell claims Democrats have been slow-walking.
“Due …Continue Reading