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Republican President Blames Republicans

Monday, March 27, 2017

1600: President Trump yesterday pulled his Twitter finger on the House Freedom Caucus, blaming them for killing the Republican healthcare bill. Trump wrote,  “Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and …

The Flynn Theory, I’m President and You’re Not

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Russia House: The internet is rife with stories that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn might be the first to turn state’s evidence against President Trump in the investigation of Russian influence on the election. Take this with some …

The Great Dealmaker Fails to Close

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Art of Failure: The House Republican majority could not muster a majority among its own members to repeal and replace Obamacare as promised in last year’s election campaign. President Trump, who campaigned as the master deal maker, fell flat …

Trumpcare Up for a Vote, Parliament Attack

Thursday, March 23, 2017

To Your Health: Arms are expected to be twisted until the last moment today as the House of Representatives goes to vote on approval of the Republican healthcare bill. At last count yesterday, 24 Republicans planned to vote no and …

The Judge Has No Opinion, Trump Flogs Reps

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Advice and Consent: Judge Neil Gorsuch gave no indication in his Senate confirmation hearing how he would rule on a variety of issues, but he said he respects precedent and that the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion is a …

Trump Not Tapped, Laptop Travel Ban

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Counter Intelligence: Testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey repudiated President Trump’s claim that his phones were tapped last fall on the orders of President Obama. Comey also confirmed that the FBI is investigating any possible links …

Comey Expected to Debunk Trump Wiretap

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Russia House: FBI Director James Comey is expected to tell the House Intelligence Committee today that there’s no evidence to support President Trump’s claim that his phones were tapped last year on the orders of President Barack Obama. Rep. …

China Tells Rex to Cool It

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Hermit Kingdom: Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi, told Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to chill out on North Korea and “come back to the right track of a negotiated settlement.” Tillerson has announced that negotiations with North Korea are over, …

Tillerson Threatens N. Korea, All About Spying

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Saber Rattling: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Seoul yesterday that open negotiations with North Korea about nuclear weapons are over and that the Trump administration would take pre-emptive military action military action “if they elevate the threat of …

Wiretap Didn’t Happen, The Meat Axe Budget

Friday, March 17, 2017

The Boy Cried Wolf: On any other day, the lead story might have been President Trump’s budget plan for dramatic changes in government priorities, but yesterday the Senate Intelligence Committee said that Trump’s claim that his phones were tapped on …