Politics & Governance

Trump proposes the “nuclear option” on the government shutdown. Does it make sense?

    It’s the second day of the government shutdown and President Donald Trump is already pushing the “nuclear option.” In this case, an option that probably wouldn’t solve anything. Over Twitter Sunday morning, Trump advised Republican leaders to make a historic change to Senate rules, and pass a partisan government spending bill with only 51 votes. A spending bill has always n...[Read More]

Late-night comedians rip into Trump over crude comments about immigrants

    You could practically hear writers on the late-shows hitting their delete buttons Thursday afternoon as they scrapped their planned monologues to make room for new jokes after learning of a White House immigration policy meeting in which President Trump reportedly asked, “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries (such as Haiti, El Salvador and Africa...[Read More]