Category Archives: Donald Trump

The Senate Seems More Willing To Push Back Against Trump Than The House — Why?

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight The openness and intensity of the opposition to President Trump among Republicans in Washington seem to have jumped up a level, at least anecdotally: Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley and others have criticized him for … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Donald Trump, FiveThirtyEight, House of Representatives, Senate

Americans broadly support legal status for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children

By Carroll Doherty of Pew Research Most Americans favor granting permanent legal status to immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children. And a 56% majority opposes substantially expanding the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading…

Posted in Children, Donald Trump, Immigrants, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

Pelosi takes power and sets high bar for Trump impeachment

By Melanie Zanona of The Hill – The morning of her historic swearing-in ceremony, Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed impeachment talk during a flurry of media interviews. She set the bar for impeachment high, arguing that any effort to do so … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, House of Representatives, Impeachment, Republicans, Robert Mueller, White House

The foundation of Trump’s coalition is cracking

Analysis by Ronald Brownstein, CNN Cracks have emerged in Donald Trump’s hold on his core constituency of white working class voters, new data from the 2018 election reveal. Though Republican candidates almost everywhere registered large margins among white voters without … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Political parties, polls, Religion, Republicans

Have Republicans Given Up On Winning Black Voters?

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight The Republican Party has struggled to get significant support from black voters for decades. What’s different now is that many GOP officials seem to have stopped trying to speak to them, no longer paying … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Controversial, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight