In 1986, Republican Sen. John Chafee convened a remarkable set of climate change hearings. The congress was told on the consequences of climate change. The facts have followed the predictions since and yet Donald Trump wants to renegotiate the climate change agreement on favor of business.
New federal data show just how hard some policies hit the wealthy
New evidence and handwritten ledgers show 12.7 million dollars in undisclosed cash payments designated for Mr. Manafort, Donald Trumps campaign manager according to Ukraine's newly formed National anti-corruption bureau.
For two straight days, lawyers for a reporter Trump had sued asked the businessman question after question on the same theme: Trump’s honesty.
Mr. Trump has cultivated the persona of a generous man, repeatedly claiming on television he would donate to charity “out of my wallet” and accepting honors from groups he appeared to support. In fact, an exhaustive investigation by Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold shows that Mr. Trump retooled his foundation about a decade ago to act as an intermediary for other people’s charitable giving, a racket from which Mr. Trump gained in reputation and from which he may even have occasionally profited.
The author suggests that the Republican George Bush strategy of invading countries with boots on the ground like the Afghanistan and Iraq wars would prevent terrorism in the US, while fighting terrorist from the air is not effective.
The GOP nominee is under fire for the way he talks about women. On a new batch of recordings from Howard Stern’s radio shows aired Saturday by CNN, Trump said that he would “have no problem” having sex with 24-year-olds, that he “couldn’t care less” if he satisfies the women he sleeps with, that “it’s checkout time” once women reach the age of 35 and that he had engaged in three-way sex.
This post has been shared more that 1.1K on Twitter. Allan Lichtman says the past month hasn't changed the prediction. Allan J. Lichtman, distinguished professor of history at American University, said Democrats would not be able to hold on to the White House.
Clinton’s one-time primary rival wants to work with her if she is elected, but he will oppose appointments and legislation that don’t pass muster with the left wing of her party. Sanders said, he plans to push for the breakup of “too big to fail” banks and to pressure Clinton to appoint liberals to key Cabinet positions, including treasury secretary.
Trump’s argument on rigged elections didn’t spring from nowhere. It’s just one more symptom of a long-running effort by Republicans to delegitimize Democratic voters, appointees and leaders. For years, this disease has infected our politics. It cannot be cured until Republican leaders rethink their approach to modern politics.