Rahm Emanuel

Trump Seeks Sharp Increases In Military Spending, "Drastic Cuts" To State Department, EPA

As part of his proposed budget, President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Monday to assemble a spending plan for the coming fiscal year that includes sharp increases in Defense Department spending and "drastic cuts" to domestic agencies such as the State Department, the EPA and other non-defense programs, so that he can keep his promise to leave Social Security and Medicare alone.

Rep. Cummings Urges Disciplinary Action Against "Unethical" Kellyanne Conway For "Buy Ivanka" Comments

Having slammed Rahm Emanuel earlier in the day for urging Democrats to "take a chill pill," Rep. Elijah Cummings just couldn't help himself after hearing Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway jokingly suggesting "go buy Ivanka [Trump]'s stuff" during a Fox News interview about retailers' boycotting the first daughter. Cummings has demanded an ethics probe and disciplinary action.

Here Are 2.3 Billion Reasons Why Sanctuary Cities Are So Upset At Trump

While we are sure Mayors de Blasio (New York) and Emanuel (Chicago) are compassionate men who want nothing more than to ensure the safety of illegal immigrants in their cities, we couldn't help but notice that, following Trump's decision to defund so-called Sanctuary cities, the sound and fury spewing forth from various municipalities today was perfectly correlated with the size of taxpayer-money they received from Obama.

How Dick Durbin Costs Consumers Billions

Over six years after Dodd-Frank was signed into law, it is clear that the only ones who benefited from the Durbin Amendment have been big box chains like Wal-Mart and Home Depot. It cost consumers, on the other hand, literally billions of dollars a year. With Donald Trump taking office this month, and with all signs pointing to Dodd-Frank changes on the horizon, eliminating the Durbin Amendment should be a top priority.