alternet.orgHere Are Five Ways the Trump Administration Could Be the Death of FDR’s New DealThe New Deal and Great Society aren’t dead yet but are definitely on life support. When Newt Gingrich addressed a Heritage Foundation gathering in December 2016—the month before Barack Obama’s presidency ended and Donald Trump was sworn in as president of the United States—the former speaker of the House of Representatives and author of the Contract with America (more accurately described as the Contract on America) was feeling very optimistic.
washingtonpost.comPublic relations campaign ramps up in support of Rep. Jim Jordan as he battles Ohio State allegationsA conservative crisis communications firm is pitching in to help Jordan fight accusations that he turned a blind eye to alleged sexual abuse by a team doctor at Ohio State University.
epeak.inTop GOP Rep Accused of Covering Up Sexual Abuse at Ohio State ⋆ Epeak World NewsRSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Trump Supporters really are a disturbing folk While the likes of Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan fill the media airwaves when it comes to prominent, despicable Republican congressmen, there are plenty of crude GOP politicians strewn throughout the country who are working to either promote a corporate agenda …1
alternet.orgElections Matter: With Kennedy’s Vacancy, Only Voting Can Check One-Party RuleTrump will replace the last centrist on the Supreme Court. Now only voter pushback can restore balance to Congress. Wednesday’s news that Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring come July 31 is a reminder—and a warning—that no matter what happens in the upcoming midterm elections, or 2020, we’re not going back to any sort of pre-Trump
bloomberg.comTrump's Fannie-Freddie Plan Needs Clarity, Key Republican SaysThe White House proposal to free Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from U.S. control can’t advance in Congress until lawmakers are given more details and assurances that everyone in the Trump administration is fully on board, according to a key House member.6
epeak.inWhat Do Democrats Mean When They Say 'Abolish ICE’? ⋆ Epeak World NewsRSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Much of the energy behind the current “Abolish ICE” movement was generated by a different kind of family separation, thousands of miles away from Kentucky at the border between the U.S. and Mexico, where 2,300 migrant children have been taken from their parents after they entered the country …1
cnn.comHouse needs to probe what Jim Jordan knew about alleged sexual abuseIf Rep. Jordan is telling the truth and not lying to cover up his alleged failure to protect students under his supervision from sexual abuse, he should have nothing to fear from a thorough review from the Congressional Ethics Committee, write Fred Wertheimer and Norman Eisen.