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Jennifer Rubin: America is strong. Trump, meanwhile, is looking more and more pathetic.

The great falsehood that was at the root of President Donald Trump’s candidacy was that he was very strong and America was very weak.<p>We were losing, …

Donald Trump

Trump Celebrates 4 Million Americans Losing Their Health Insurance

While taking a shot a Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Trump bragged that he gutted Obamacare. The result of his gutting is that 4 million people lost their …

Health Care

Caliph Donald Trump and The Rise of the Christian Taliban

Caliph Donald Trump and The Rise of the Christian Taliban<p>June 23, 2018 by Ejaz Naqvi, MD<p>Can you imagine the reaction if congressman Keith Ellison, …

Religion

Jeremy Corbyn decries US funding cut for Palestinian refugees

UK opposition leader calls US decision to slash budget for UN agency 'big mistake' as he visits Jordan refugee camps.<p><b>Amman, Jordan</b> - British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has decried a US decision to cut more than half of its planned funding to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, …

European Union

Rhode Island Senate Passes Bill Requiring Presidential Candidates To Reveal Tax Information, Or Be Left Off Election Ballot

On Tuesday, the Rhode Island state Senate voted overwhelmingly (34-3) in favor of a bill (2018-S 2612A) that would require presidential candidates to …

Rhode Island

The government's top ethics official said Trump's business deals 'raise serious concerns' — but he doesn't have the authority to investigate

The acting director of the Office of Government Ethics said some of President Donald Trump's business deals "raise serious concerns," but the agency lacks the authority to investigate, The Washington Post reported.<p>In a letter responding to congressional Democrats who had requested an ethics …

Donald Trump

Nail manufacturing exec who voted for Trump blames him for layoffs, asks Democrat for help

An executive for the largest U.S. nail producer who voted for President TrumpDonald John TrumpTom Arnold claims to have unreleased 'tapes' of Trump …

Donald Trump

Border patrol agents are stopping people on highways in New England to check their citizenship

<b>(CNN) —</b> Far from ground zero in the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration along the southern border, US Customs and Border Protection checkpoints on highways on Maine and New Hampshire are catching the eye of civil liberties groups.<p>On Interstate 95 near the remote northern Maine …

Immigration

The internet is disgusted by Mike Huckabee’s newest racist tweet

President Donald Trump continues to pursue the storyline that Mexican gang MS-13 is trying to invade the U.S. and that Democrats want to help them by …

Donald Trump

George Will, Having Left Republican Party, Urges Conservatives to Vote Against Donald Trump

George Will, a longtime political commentator and staunch defender of the conservative movement, chided the Republican Party, citing the party’s …

Republicans

Trump rage tweets ‘The Russian Witch Hunt is Rigged!’ after bizarrely claiming Democrats for paying for it

President Donald Trump was up bright and early on Saturday morning, ranting about poll numbers and claiming that the Democrats are paying for what he …

Donald Trump

'They're Permanently Separated.' President Trump Compares People Killed by Undocumented Immigrants to Border Separations

President Donald Trump explicitly compared the tragedy of families whose relatives have been killed by undocumented immigrants to the family …

Immigration

Trump's repellent vindictiveness

Transparency, thy name is Trump, Donald Trump. No filter, no governor, no editor lies between his impulses and his public actions. He tweets, …

Donald Trump

Someone bought TrumpHotels.org and filled it with caged migrants

TrumpHotels.com greets you with a scenic vista -- sea, sky, palm trees and a beautiful pool.<p>TrumpHotels.org, on the other hand, offers you pictures of immigrants in temporary detention centers, along with some <i>choice</i> out-of-context quotes from the president himself. (See below.)<p>Yep, it sure looks …

The White House

Trump Is No Longer Bothering to Conceal His Corruption

The president of the United States owns a business with globe-spanning assets and liabilities. Many of his investments involve partnerships with …

Donald Trump

Trickle-Down Trumpsters and the Debasement of Language

On Father’s Day last week, the highest-paid employee of Washington State University tweeted out a video of a 2014 speech by Barack Obama that was altered to make him sound like a one-world-government tyrant.<p>When called on the fraud, Mike Leach, the head football coach and $3.5-million-a-year …

Washington State

The Trump administration’s war on people with disabilities

It can be hard to keep track of all the oppressed and disadvantaged groups the president is targeting; every angering, heartbreaking news cycle …

Donald Trump

Reversal on migrant families deepens confusion over Trump’s immigration order

President Trump’s executive order to halt family separations unleashed confusion in Washington and at the Mexico border Thursday, as U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it would stop referring such cases for prosecution and migrant parents arrived at courthouses in Texas and Arizona wearing …

Immigration

Dear Europe, if you want to stop Trump, sanction his companies

Sanctions targeting his own companies and wealth will sting in a way that he cannot ignore<p>Donald Trump has opened the largest rift between the US and its European allies since George W Bush’s illegal invasion of Iraq. From the Paris accord, to the Iran nuclear deal, to pushing for the inclusion of …

Donald Trump

The Trump administration's compassion gap

<b>(CNN) —</b> You care, but does the President?<p>Anytime a commander in chief faces that question, it's a sure sign that something is wrong.<p>But Donald Trump and his administration are finding their humanity under scrutiny in the harrowing saga of kids separated from their parents after illegally crossing …

Donald Trump

Lewandowski Declares The Use Of His Recorded Words To Be “Fake News”

Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been dropped by his speaker’s bureau and widely denounced for his mocking of a story of a …

Donald Trump

Writers Guild blasts Trump for slamming union leader over Carrier deal

The Writers Guild of America, West has issued a statement criticizing Donald Trump for lashing out at a union leader who called the president-elect’s …

Donald Trump

How Lindsey Graham Became a Neo-Trumper

Lindsey Graham is running a half-hour late when he arrives back at his Senate office at 6:00 p.m. for an interview, but that’s understandable. There …

Donald Trump

Trump Says Mexico Doing Nothing 'Except Taking Our Money And Sending Us Drugs'

The president said undocumented immigrants were able to "walk through Mexico like it’s walking through Central Park."<p>President Donald Trump railed against Mexico during a cabinet meeting on Thursday, accusing the country of doing nothing “except taking our money and sending us drugs” amid the …

Donald Trump

Nicolle Wallace Slams The Spineless Cowardice Of Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell

Nicolle Wallace hammered Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for helping Trump ruin the lives of 2,300 …

Mitch McConnell

The Military Drinking-Water Crisis the White House Tried to Hide

The Trump administration feared it would be a “public relations nightmare”: a major federal study that concluded that contaminated groundwater across …

Water

Trump's Immigration Message: I Dare You to Care

The economy was cratering in January 1992 when President George H.W. Bush mistakenly read his stage directions aloud to a New Hampshire crowd, with a …

Donald Trump

Trump Takes His Party Back to the 1920s

Cold War conservatism is dead—and in its place, the president is restoring the fear of foreign governments and peoples that once marked the GOP.<p>The last few days—as President Donald Trump has savaged America’s allies over trade, demanded that they readmit Russia to the G7, and embraced North Korean …

Political Science

New Pruitt question: Where are his emails?

The EPA administrator wrote only one email in 10 months to anyone outside the agency, if the official paper trail is to be believed. Watchdog groups don’t believe it.<p>An examination of Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s government email accounts has uncovered only one message he …

EPA

She got her son back after suing the Trump administration

<b>(CNN) —</b> The mother rushed toward her son the second he stepped off the jetway. Then she teared up.<p>In the waiting area of Gate C14 at Baltimore Washington International Airport, she wrapped a blanket around him, cradled his head in her arms and wept.<p>"I love you," she said in Spanish, between sobs.<p>It …

Immigration