Tag Archives: election 2018

Kirstjen Nielsen defends immigration policy

DHS Secretary Defends Trump Immigration Policies

On the same day of Former First Lady Laura Bush’s op-ed, Kirstjen Nielsen fires back. In a series of tweets posted Sunday, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended President Trump’s immigration policies. She dismissed claims that the administration has a policy for separating families. It is worth

Former First Lady Laura Bush: Stop Separating Families

On Sunday, Laura Bush condemned President Trump’s “zero-tolerance policy” in a rare break from retirement. Laura Bush has never been a political figure known for “making waves”. During her tenure as First Lady she served in the traditional ceremonial role. That is not to say

Nancy Pelosi Says She Won't Step Down As House Minority Leader

Nancy Pelosi: I’m Not Going Anywhere

Despite a rough few years for Democrats, the House Minority Leader says she’s not going anywhere. Brushing off critics from her own party, Nancy Pelosi says she plans to stay in her leadership position and claims. “I think I’m worth the trouble.” There is no

Mike Pence Creates Super PAC

Vice-President Mike Pence Creates Super PAC

Mike Pence has creates his own PAC, the “Great America Committee”. The group will be able to use the funds to cover the costs of the vice president’s travels to campaign on behalf of GOP candidates across the country. The PAC filed paperwork with the

Government Funding Deal Reached, Goes to Vote

The deal would fund the federal government through September. Bipartisan congressional negotiators reached an agreement late Sunday on a massive spending bill. If approved by the House and Senate the government would be funded through the end of September. According to officials, the plan would

Rep. Jason Chaffez will not seek reelection in 2018.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz Will Not Seek Reelection

The powerful Utah Republican has decided to return to the private sector. Chaffetz announced Wednesday he will not be a candidate for any political office in 2018. He posted the statement on his Facebook page. “After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I

The Fall of the Democratic Party

Two Party Politics: The Fall of the Democratic Party

America’s Democrats have spoken but the party is still not listening. Despite President Trump’s claims to the contrary, the now President did not receive overwhelming support last November. Yes, he won the Electoral College but not by the margin he thinks. While he and the