Category: Politics

Trump’s wall won’t do anything about drugs

Congress isn’t giving President Donald Trump the money he wants for a wall at the US-Mexico border. So Trump on Friday announced that he’ll take matters into his own hands, using an emergency declaration and executive action to get his money anyway. The plan is to use the $1.375 billion Congress allocated for barriers at […]

Trump just got his first 2020 Republican challenger

It appears as though President Donald Trump will have at least one challenger for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination in 2020: former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld. Weld, 73, has launched a presidential exploratory committee — a typical precursor to a White House run — setting up a potential challenge to Trump for the GOP nomination. […]

New York is better off without Amazon’s HQ2

Amazon announced Thursday morning that, in the face of backlash from local elected officials to the intended tax subsidies associated with the plans to build “HQ2” in Long Island City, it is going to drop the project entirely. That’s a good way for Amazon to send a message to other state and city governments around […]