President Donald Trump has sought to shape the conversation around rising oil prices this year by attacking OPEC on Twitter.
Trump has blamed OPEC for higher oil prices, especially at times when his decision to restore sanctions on Iran was pushing up the cost of crude.
OPEC is poised to defy Trump and launch a fresh round of production cuts following a two-month collapse in oil prices.
When Democrats take control of the House in early 2019, one of the first things they are likely to go after is President Donald Trump’s tax returns.
Forest fires in California. An automatic recount in tight Florida races for senator and governor. A stock market plunge.
Remember when freedom was just another word for nothing left to lose? These days it’s just another word for giving lots of money to Donald Trump.
Public safety, national security and the rule of law are among the incantations the Trump administration likes to chant when rolling out one of its deliberately and pointlessly cruel immigration policies. It evidently hopes that repetition will somehow insulate its actions from public or judicial scrutiny.
The last two major generic polls came in Monday, with CNN showing a 13-point lead (larger than virtually all other recent surveys) and George Washington University poll showing an 8-point lead for the same group of people surveyed twice before. Interestingly, GWU points to higher levels of engagement (e.g., signing a petition, making a donation, attending an event) for Democrats than for Republicans.
One constant of Donald Trump’s ascent to the presidency and his two years in power is how behavior that would be not just risky but downright stupid for any normal politician ends up working smartly for him.
Barely a month after CNN reported that President Donald Trump’s initially “respectful” treatment of a sexual assault accuser left his aides “quietly stunned,” the president’s final two speeches before Tuesday’s midterm elections attacked the women who accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.