TrumpShutdown

This is too delicious. I’ll begin by stressing how much of a disaster the Trump shutdown has been for the GOP. Donald Trump has achieved a record low approval rating, and has managed to drag the entire party down a whopping eight percentage points. Every Democrat running for president has a lead over Trump—in the Midwestern states....

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  • February 2, 2019

When IRS employees came back to work on January 28, 2019, they faced a backlog of work left undone during the 35 day Trump shutdown. Yes, there were five million pieces of mail waiting for them and more pouring in every day. You probably think those 80,000 people walked into...

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  • January 29, 2019

President Donald Trump became notorious for concocting nicknames for political opponents of him during the 2016 presidential campaign. During the Republican primaries, he gave no quarter to the likes of “Little” Marco Rubio and “Lyin’” Ted Cruz (even though they’re Trump cronies now that they’re no longer running against him...

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  • January 24, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 CONTACT: press@moveon.org MoveOn, United We Dream, Indivisible, and other groups call for national action on Tuesday, the day Trump intends to deliver a State of the Union address. WASHINGTON — During a television appearance tonight on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes, Rep. Katie Hill...

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  • January 24, 2019

Well done, Mitch. Or should I say,  “Mitch McConnell-a,” as it was pronounced on Russian state TV. In a segment called 60 Minutes Hot Off, (60 минут по горячим следам), McConnell-a was featured along with seven other GOP senators for giving Russia, as well as Putin’s close friend, one hell of...

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  • January 19, 2019

Not a good look for a vulnerable Senate Republican who wants to end the #TrumpMcConnellShutdown: Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) was the guest of honor at an exclusive fundraiser yesterday morning, hosted by a white shoe law firm at an undisclosed location. This is the second law firm fundraiser within the...

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  • January 17, 2019

Donald Trump has literally ruined thousands of farms that have suffered tremendously with the large drop in commodity prices and falling income. Trump’s reckless trade war with our allies has cost billions so far. Through it all, however, the farmers have largely stuck with him. Well, that may be about...

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  • January 13, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): Sen. Bernie Sanders (I. VT)   Last night Trump said that this country faces a national emergency – and he’s right. But it’s an emergency and a crisis that he created. We are now on day 19 of Trump's...

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  • January 9, 2019

This is what happens when Donald Trump’s brain farts in an airtight room and no one is allowed to open a window. You get screwed, while his wealthy friends skate by pretty much unscathed. Today, The Wall Street Journal reported that the timely delivery of tax refunds could be imperiled...

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  • January 3, 2019

Not only did President Donald Trump shut down the federal government by refusing to back down for his ridiculous demand for a border wall border steel slat barrier boondoggle at the expense of American taxpayers, Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): The Violence Against Women Act...

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  • December 22, 2018