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


The FBI raids Michael Cohen’s Office

April 14, 2018

In another twist to the ongoing investigations of Donald Trump and his interactions, the FBI raided the office of Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, last week.  For such a raid to occur, means that standard


Exit Tillerson, Enter Mike Pompeo

March 15, 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


North Korea Invites Trump to Meet Kim Jong-un

March 9, 2018

In a very significant development, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited U.S. President Donald Trump to a meeting.  Trump agreed to the meeting which the White House says will be held by May of this


Trump Announces Tariffs

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


Keeping Guantanamo Bay Open

January 31, 2018

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


The Trump Administration’s First Year

January 15, 2018

America First.  It is the core of Donald Trump’s foreign policy agenda.  He began his first year in office with his inaugural address where his foreign policy announcements centered on U.S. trade deficits, refocusing burden


Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 6, 2017

As word spread that President Donald Trump was set to announce America would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, celebrations began.  Shouts of “Amen!” and “Hallelujah” were coming from those who support the president’s decision.  With


Mueller’s Tightening Noose

October 30, 2017

Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort has been indicted with money laundering, tax evasion, conspiracy against the United States, and lying to federal investigators by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.  The indictment is the latest dramatic