The prominent U.S. attorney fired by Donald Trump this weekend has been justly acclaimed for his pursuit of political corruption. But his treatment of the Wall Street executives involved in the financial meltdown was far less confrontational.
"President Obama himself said he was going to stay in Washington until his daughters graduated. He's only there for one purpose, and one purpose only, and that is to run a shadow government that is going to totally upset the new agenda. It just doesn't make sense."
Having 'quit' The Apprentice, it appears Arnold Schwarzenegger may be taking his first step towards making good on his tweet-threat to President Obama (on swapping jobs). As The Hill reports, the former California governor is reportedly considering running for Senate in 2018 as a third-party candidate.
"if China seeks to be a great power in a multipolar world... then China needs to seek a significantly reduced role of the United States in the region. If you accept these propositions, then China clearly needs the capability to counterbalance America’s military dominance in Asia today. After the 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait crises, they concluded that they needed certain capabilities to ensure that they are not humiliated again."
"We don’t pay teachers enough, and we don’t fire teachers enough... if you want your failing public school, you can keep your failing public school...But do not take away the option for someone else to remove their child from a toxic environment, and make their own choice..."
Immediately after Wikileaks released thousands of documents revealing the extent of CIA surveillance and hacking practices, the government was calling for an investigation - not into why the CIA has amassed so much power, but rather, into who exposed their invasive policies.
In a report demonstrating the collapse in diplomatic relations between the current and previous president, the WSJ wrote overnight that rapport between Barack Obama and Donald Trump has "unraveled" with Trump "convinced that Mr. Obama is undermining his nascent administration" and is "at war with them", while Obama is "furious" over Trump tweets accusing him of illegal wiretapping.
Senators Lindsey Graham and Sheldon Whitehouse, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, today sent a letter to the Director of the FBI and Acting Deputy Attorney General requesting information on possible wiretapping of President Trump, the Trump campaign, or Trump Tower.
As discussed earlier, the Obamacare repeal and replace effort, derisively called by some either "Obamacare Lite", "RyanCare", "ObamaCare 2.0", and even Trumpcare". is running into major hurdles as prominent consevative groups threaten to derail Trump's broader economic agenda.
Russian hacking of the DNC is a problem, not a scandal. The scandal is this: Who inside the government of the United States is trying to discredit, damage or destroy the President of the United States?For these are the real subversives.
Following Chuck Schumer's denigration of 'Trumpcare' overnight, Nancy Pelosi has come out swinging this morning to press the same narrative to the American people: It "couldn't be worse" she exclaimed on ABC's 'This Morning'