Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Announces 2020 Presidential Run
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Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Announces 2020 Presidential Run
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Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard announced over the weekend that she will be running for president. She made the announcement during an interview with CNN’s Van Jones. Gabbard was elected in 2012 to represent Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district, and has been reelected three times since then. Congresswoman Gabbard is the first Samoan-American and first Hindu member […]

Democratic Congresswoman Says She’ll Vote for Wall, Expects Deal Soon
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Democratic Congresswoman Says She’ll Vote for Wall, Expects Deal Soon
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Freshman Democratic Congresswoman Katie Hill appeared on CNN earlier today to discuss the government shutdown with Poppy Harlow. During the interview, Hill said she would be willing to fund a physical barrier at the border. She also said she would “bet” funding for the wall would be included when Democrats and Republicans inevitably reach a compromise […]

Democratic Senator Manchin Calls Rep. Tlaib’s Comments Disgusting
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Democratic Senator Manchin Calls Rep. Tlaib’s Comments Disgusting
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Senator Steve Manchin condemned fellow Democrat Rashida Tlaib during an appearance on Fox News earlier today. Tlaib, America’s first Palestinian-American Congresswoman, called President Trump a motherf*cker and advocated his impeachment on her first day in office. Senator Manchin called her comments disgusting and horrible. Tlaib’s comments about the president aren’t her first controversial statements. The […]

History Repeats Itself: Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House
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History Repeats Itself: Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House
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Earlier today, Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. This is Pelosi’s second time being elected as Speaker of the House. She previously served in the position from 2007 to 2011. Pelosi was also twice elected House Minority Leader. Pelosi received 220 votes in the House of Representatives, beating […]

First Palestinian-American Congresswoman Calls Trump a Motherf*cker, Urges Impeachment
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First Palestinian-American Congresswoman Calls Trump a Motherf*cker, Urges Impeachment
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Rashida Tlaib, America’s first Palestinian-American congresswoman, is already making headlines on her first day in office. After being sworn in earlier today, the congresswoman made some controversial remarks about President Trump to a crowd. She called the president a motherf*cker, and said she would be working toward impeaching him. Congresswoman @RashidaTlaib tells cheering crowd that […]

Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee
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Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee
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US Senator Elizabeth Warren has announced the creation of an exploratory committee for the 2020 presidential election. The exploratory committee will allow Warren to raise contributions while deciding whether or not to launch an official run for the presidency. Senator Warren made the announcement in front of her home, and later live streamed via Instagram […]

President Trump Expected to Bring Home Half of US Troops From Afghanistan
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President Trump Expected to Bring Home Half of US Troops From Afghanistan
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According to the New York Times, the Trump administration has already ordered a withdrawal of half the US military forces in Afghanistan.  There are about 14,000 US military personnel currently deployed in Afghanistan, supported by an additional 8,000 NATO and allied troops. The remaining 7,000 US troops will be the fewest in the country since […]

Cybersecurity Firm Behind Senate’s Report on Russian Meddling Caught in Massive Hoax
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Cybersecurity Firm Behind Senate’s Report on Russian Meddling Caught in Massive Hoax
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According to the New York Times and Fox News, cybersecurity company New Knowledge was involved in a large-scale hoax involving Russian Election Interference. New Knowledge was one of two cybersecurity companies whose findings regarding 2016 election interference by Russia were published by the US Senate Intelligence Committee. According to the new reports, New Knowledge teamed with […]

Military Set to Receive 2.6% Raise, Not the 10% Promised by President Trump
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Military Set to Receive 2.6% Raise, Not the 10% Promised by President Trump
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During his recent trip to Iraq, President Trump delivered a speech to US military personnel. During the speech, the president touched on numerous topics, including his recent decision to withdraw troops from Syria. However, it was his comments regarding a pay raise for the soldiers that garnered a significant amount of attention after the speech. […]

President Trump Visits US Troops in Iraq
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President Trump Visits US Troops in Iraq
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President Donald Trump delivered a surprise speech to US military personnel in Iraq on Wednesday. The president and the first lady departed the White House late Christmas night for the trip. They landed in Al Asad Air Base after the eleven-hour flight, where the president delivered a speech to the soldiers in attendance. National Security […]

President Trump Unveils School Safety Commission Report
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President Trump Unveils School Safety Commission Report
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The Federal Commission on School Safety released their findings earlier this week concerning mass shootings in schools. The Final Report of the Federal Commission on School Safety is a 180-page report put together by a blue-ribbon panel. The panel was formed in the aftermath of the mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School […]

GOP Senators Graham and Rubio Bash Trump for Syria Withdrawal
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GOP Senators Graham and Rubio Bash Trump for Syria Withdrawal
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Earlier today, President Trump announced victory over ISIS in Syria, and his plans to withdrawal US troops from the country. Although the move seems in line with the president’s past statements concerning the conflict, the announcement didn’t go over too well with some neoconservatives in congress.  Both Senators Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio chose to […]

VA Officials Oppose Agent Orange Claims
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VA Officials Oppose Agent Orange Claims
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Veterans Affairs Officials are opposing the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 Congressional bill. This legislative bill extends payouts to about 90,000 Vietnam Veterans who claim effects from Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, and is estimated to cost about one billion dollars. The VA’s Undersecretary of Benefits, Paul Lawrence has stated, “The […]