Tag: Republicans

NEWS

McConnell Faces Calls To Recuse Himself From Impeachment Trial After Saying ‘No Chance’ Trump Will Be Removed

“No court in the country would allow a member of the jury to also serve as the accused’s defense attorney. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday faced calls to recuse himself from President Donald Trump’s expected impeachment trial less than 24 hours after the Kentucky Republican said: “there’s no chance the president’s going to be removed from office.” Karen Hobert Flynn, […]

NEWS

White House Not Into Impeachment Hearing?

The running commentary on President Trump’s impeachment inquiry would make for an exciting drama series but for the seriousness and the considerable importance of the political matter at hand. The White House, last week, told the House Democrats conducting the impeachment inquiry to as much as “shove it.” It charged that the inquiry is “completely baseless” and a “reckless abuse […]

EDITORIAL

Is Joe Set To Go For White House Run In 2020?

Joe Biden, the 47th Vice President of the U.S. and former long-term Delaware Senator, has been sitting on the fence amidst a flurry of activities and jostling among candidates seeking to represent the Democratic Party in the 2020 general election. However, several pundits have argued that Biden is the Democratic Party’s best chance to win the White House. At the […]

NEWS

Americans Give President Trump Thumbs Down For Shutdown

According to a Washington Post-ABC News poll, more Americans are blaming President Donald Trump for the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The shutdown is in its fourth week and has affected approximately 800,000 federal workers. The impasse between the President and Congressional Democrats is rooted in the funding for a border wall, which Trump promised during the 2016 campaign. […]

EDITORIAL

Will The Democrats Tell Trump To Eat Cake?

“Qu’ils mangent de la brioche,” is a French phrase which translates to mean, “Let them eat cake.” This famous phrase is said to owe its origin to a “great princess” who upon learning that the peasants in France had no bread, retorted, “Let them eat cake.” Since brioche was a luxury bread enriched with butter and eggs, the quotation would […]

NEWS

President Trump Rooting For Nancy Pelosi As Speaker Of The House

President Donald Trump is sweet on Nancy Pelosi being speaker of the House of Representative to the extent of influencing some House Republicans to give her the necessary votes to become speaker. Pelosi has long indicated her interest in the job and has argued that she has enough support within her own caucus to secure the job.  “I can get […]

NEWS

Trump Urges Dropping The Nuclear Option To End Shutdown

Contrary to President Trump’s urging, the U.S. Senate Republicans oppose changing the chamber’s rules so that legislation to fund the government and end the current shutdown could pass with a simple majority, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday. The spokesman was responding to a question about President Donald Trump’s comment on Twitter that if the […]

EDITORIAL

Democrats Wary Of Trade Agreements

The overwhelming majority of House Republicans have come out in support of a trade bill that the President is seeking to have passed. This must have been the first time the president is receiving such support from the Republicans without any rancor or confrontation. The fact that this has taken place must have given Democrats cause to pause. So, not […]

EDITORIAL

Senate Republican’s Letter To Iran A Despicable Act

The open letter initiated by Republican Senator Tom Cotton and signed by 46 other United State senators reportedly sent to the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran with the sole purpose of undermining the Obama Administration negotiating effort is an act that is loathsome and reprehensible. This act does not only set a bad precedence for future relations between […]

Government POLITICS

GOP – Theory Of Nothing

According to Wikipedia.org, the “Theory of Every Thing” “refers to the hypothetical presence of a single, all-encompassing, coherent theoretical framework of physics that fully explains and links together all physical aspects of the universe.” Now, what accounts for the GOP’s “theory of nothing” save that of men with egos not only larger than themselves but also a thirst for power […]