Trump White House
Forty-Five

A Coup in the Trump White House

September 8, 2018

Washington was shocked to its core this week after an anonymous New York Times op-ed was published by a “senior official in the Trump administration” stating that there is a group of people in the

Michael Cohen Implicates Trump
Forty-Five

Michael Cohen and Impeaching President Trump

August 24, 2018

With President Donald Trump implicated as a coconspirator in committing campaign finance violations by his lawyer Michael Cohen in court this week, his presidency enters a new and dire chapter.  Trump’s immediate reaction was to

Trump and Putin
Forty-Five

Russia First: Trump and His Shameful Performance in Helsinki

July 19, 2018

There were many strong words said about President Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin at a summit in Helsinki on Monday. “Disgraceful” and “disgusting” were among the most common words used, as President Trump accepted Putin’s

John Bolton
Forty-Five

Trump’s Project for a New American Century

June 18, 2018

If you take a trip back to the days where the neoconservatives reigned supreme in the George W. Bush White House and advocated and got their war in Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein, you will

The Republican Party
Forty-Five

The Republican Party Under Trump

April 25, 2018

Republicans are dropping like flies and November’s midterm elections have not even arrived.  At last count 40 Republican members of Congress have announced their intention not to seek reelection—a record.  The party is hemorrhaging support

Forty-Five

The F.B.I. Raids on Michael Cohen are Bad News for Trump

April 16, 2018

In another twist to the ongoing investigations of Donald Trump and his interactions, the F.B.I. raided the office of Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, last week.  It is unclear what wrongdoing prosecutors were looking for,

Mike Pompeo
Forty-Five

Exit Tillerson, Enter Pompeo

March 19, 2018

Last week Donald Trump fired his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in a move that was not necessarily a surprise as the relationship between the two has been outwardly strained for some time.  Tillerson, as

Tariffs
Forty-Five

Trump’s Reckless Tariffs and Trade War

March 2, 2018

During the 2016 presidential race, Donald Trump ran on a pledge to protect American products by imposing tariffs on imports.  His threats were alarming.  They would in all probability start global trade wars as countries

Forty-Five

Mueller Indicts 13 Russians for Interfering in U.S. Elections

February 16, 2018

Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russian individuals and 3 organizations with interfering with U.S. elections, including the 2016 presidential election, on Friday.  The 37-page indictment states that the Russian individuals and organizations have conspired

Guantánamo
Forty-Five

Guantánamo: Back in Business

February 6, 2018

President Trump in his State of the Union address last week announced he was re-opening the prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba to new enemy combatants.  In his address he stated, “Terrorists who do things like