As a congressional staff member, Mr. Smith once wore a hoodie in a demonstration on Capitol Hill protesting the death of Trayvon Martin. Now President Trump calls him “my star.” In the days after Trayvon… Read More »A Black Republican Navigates the Trump White House
For a moment, Congress had a chance to act on a policing overhaul, mobilized by a national trauma and overwhelming public support. Those efforts have stalled now and seem unlikely to be revived in an… Read More »Once again, Congress unable to act during national trauma
Wayne Allyn Root, Obviously, we are a very badly divided nation: so divided we agree on virtually nothing; so divided we can’t even talk to one another anymore; so divided one side doesn’t believe in… Read More »Why Are Republicans and Democrats So Divided Over the Coronavirus?
The coronavirus economic relief bill being finalized in Congress will include a one-time $3,000 payment for families and allow the Federal Reserve to leverage up to $4 trillion of liquidity to support the nation’s economy,… Read More »Virus aid bill includes $3,000 for families, $4 trillion liquidity for Fed
Negotiators from Congress and the White House resumed top-level talks Saturday on a ballooning $1 trillion-plus economic rescue package, urged by President Donald Trump to strike a deal to steady a nation thoroughly upended by… Read More »Economic rescue balloons past $1 trillion as talks resume
If this is the best Democrats have, they don’t have much. When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took the podium at her Thursday afternoon news conference on Capitol Hill, she was no doubt intending to defend… Read More »Barely Coherent Pelosi Fails To Make Sense While Answering Impeachment Question