Ilana Mercer, “DACA.” That’s the magic word, the “Open Sesame” of sorts, that stopped Democrats from saying President Donald Trump was senile. DACA is the acronym for “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.” The DACA program is Barack Obama’s grant of education, food stamps, health care, a shot at a job and a reprieve from deportation
John Nolte, To no one’s surprise, a just-released NBC News poll reveals that feckless Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan has succeeded in becoming just as unpopular as his polarizing predecessor, San Francisco Democrat Nancy Pelosi. The Survey/Monkey poll shows that 30% of those surveyed view Pelosi favorably, a statistical tie with Paul Ryan’s 31%. The
Paul Jacob, The country is divided. Our political process is broken. You can’t fight city hall. Undoubtedly, heads are shaking “yes” all across the fruited plain. Though the signs of political unrest and governmental dysfunction are unmistakable, let’s reconsider the totality of truth in those statements. If the country is so divided, why did people
Daniel Henninger, Rumor has it—rumor being the lingua franca in Washington these days—that the dumping of White House communications director Mike Dubke is the first step in a White House reorganization. The goal is to elevate the administration’s accomplishments, which the president believes, and rightly so, are being smothered in their cribs by a hostile
No one had seen a unicorn Frappuccino until Starbucks introduced one a few weeks ago. This was a frothing phosphate. A bedazzled, purple and pink drink — available for a limited time only. And now it’s gone. Blend such a Frappuccino with the mythical unicorn and you really have something plucked out of the ether.
Judson Berger, While President Trump took a victory lap with House Republicans after their health care bill passed its first big test Thursday, the hard work is just beginning for the majority party whose mission these past seven years has been ObamaCare’s demise. Senate approval will be a much higher bar to clear: There’s no
Hours after the GOP-controlled House narrowly passed a bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare, a Republican senator said the bill has “zero chance” to pass the Senate as is. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the sweeping health care passed Thursday will not pass quickly through the Senate without major adjustments. The New York Post reported
Terry Schilling, Congress passed a Omnibus spending bill that will fund the government through the rest of fiscal year 2017. Democrats love the bill because it fully funds Planned Parenthood and specifically omits many of President Trump’s legislative priorities, such as funding for his proposed border wall with Mexico. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi undoubtedly spoke