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    • Campaign Promises: Nothing But a Hill of Beans?
      Last update: 00:21 23.02.2019
      00:21 23.02.2019

      Campaign Promises: Nothing But a Hill of Beans?

      Soybean prices have declined by 19 percent since the day US President Donald Trump took office, and American farmers in 2018 went bankrupt twice as fast as they did in 2008, at the height of the global financial crisis.

    • New Day, Old Rhetoric
      Last update: 03:32 21.02.2019
      03:32 21.02.2019

      New Day, Old Rhetoric

      Despite a recent uptick in physical and vocal attacks against members of the press, US President Donald Trump revved up his rhetoric and singled out the New York Times in a Wednesday tweet, dubbing the paper “a true ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE!” in response to its latest viral piece.

    • Stand Pat
      Last update: 15:28 19.02.2019
      15:28 19.02.2019

      Stand Pat

      Washington has repeatedly "coaxed Ankara into abandoning the S-400 deal" but Turkey will not step away from its arms deal with Moscow to buy US alternatives, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

    • Sue the Pants Off Trump
      Last update: 14:53 19.02.2019
      14:53 19.02.2019

      Sue the Pants Off Trump

      California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border.

    • Executive Expenditures
      Last update: 03:19 15.02.2019
      03:19 15.02.2019

      Executive Expenditures

      US President Donald Trump recently dropped $50,000 on a new “golf simulator” that brings the driving range to the White House, according a Wednesday report by the Washington Post. Does this mean 45 will spend less time at Mar-a-Lago in 2019?

    • Below the Belt Blackmail
      Last update: 03:08 09.02.2019
      03:08 09.02.2019

      Below the Belt Blackmail

      Thursday, Amazon founder and CEO and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos penned a blog post accusing National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc. (AMI) of using personal, explicit photos to blackmail him.

    • The Clap Heard ‘Round the World
      Last update: 03:30 07.02.2019
      03:30 07.02.2019

      The Clap Heard ‘Round the World

      Though US President Donald Trump had a lot to say during his delayed State of the Union Address, Wednesday reports on the speech appeared more focused on something nonverbal: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s applause.

    • Nuclear Conditions
      Last update: 23:26 04.02.2019
      23:26 04.02.2019

      Nuclear Conditions

      Saturday, February 2, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the US’ suspension of its obligations under the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and also accused Russia of having not taken the steps necessary to return to “verifiable compliance.”

    • Weathering the Twitterstorm
      Last update: 03:22 30.01.2019
      03:22 30.01.2019

      Weathering the Twitterstorm

      As the US’ Midwest prepares for a polar vortex bringing deadly, low temperatures, the country’s president found it an opportune time to tweet against climate change research without quite understanding the difference between “climate” and “weather.”

    • FAA: No Pay Zone
      Last update: 01:24 26.01.2019
      01:24 26.01.2019

      FAA: No Pay Zone

      The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) halted LaGuardia Airport flights and rerouted air traffic in New York and Florida due to abnormal staff shortages resulting from the US’ partial government shutdown.

    • Fund the Wall or It’s My Downfall
      Last update: 01:38 24.01.2019
      01:38 24.01.2019

      Fund the Wall or It’s My Downfall

      With the partial US government shutdown on its 33rd day, US President Donald Trump’s Twitter fingers were hard at work Wednesday morning composing a series of tweets in support of his own border wall. This time around, 45 included a new Republican “theme” chant.

    • #SOTU: ‘We’re closed’
      Last update: 03:39 18.01.2019
      03:39 18.01.2019

      #SOTU: ‘We’re closed’

      Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders shared a copy of US President Donald Trump’s letter to “Madame Speaker” Nancy Pelosi after the congresswoman said a State of the Union address amid the government shutdown would be a security issue for all officials inside.

    • Let Them Eat … Hamberders?
      Last update: 03:34 16.01.2019
      03:34 16.01.2019

      Let Them Eat … Hamberders?

      Coming to the rescue amid a partial government shutdown, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to tweet (and soon delete) that he supplied recent NCAA Football Champions, the Clemson Tigers, with over “1000 hamberders” to celebrate their title.

    • Seniors Gone Wild?
      Last update: 03:00 11.01.2019
      03:00 11.01.2019

      Seniors Gone Wild?

      A study on the recent spread of misinformation from personal social media accounts found that those aged 65 and up were responsible for the majority of fake news content shared on Facebook leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

    • Like Listening to a Brick Wall
      Last update: 02:32 09.01.2019
      02:32 09.01.2019

      Like Listening to a Brick Wall

      Major US broadcasters will forgo regular programming Tuesday night to air US President Donald Trump’s Oval Office address concerning the potential next steps to be taken by Washington concerning the proposed $5 billion wall on the US’ southern border.

    • Stocks Rot Following China’s Apple Boycott
      Last update: 02:42 04.01.2019
      02:42 04.01.2019

      Stocks Rot Following China’s Apple Boycott

      The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 660 points at the market’s close on Thursday following Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement in a Wednesday letter to investors that an “economic deceleration” in China caused a decreased revenue outlook for the company’s first fiscal quarter of 2019.

    • Home Alone: White House Edition
      Last update: 02:42 29.12.2018
      02:42 29.12.2018

      Home Alone: White House Edition

      US President Donald Trump has canceled holiday plans with his immediate family, revved up his rhetoric and warmed up his random capitalization finger as he targets some familiar foes on Twitter in hopes of receiving his so-called border wall.

    • Baby, It’s Borderless Outside
      Last update: 01:05 21.12.2018
      01:05 21.12.2018

      Baby, It’s Borderless Outside

      As President Donald Trump’s campaign promise of Mexico financing a southern border wall for the US appears more unrealistic with the passing days, 45’s supporters have become activists, with some even pouring millions into a recent GoFundMe campaign in support of the wall.

    • For-Profit Non-Profit: Trump Foundation Fizzles Out
      Last update: 00:17 19.12.2018
      00:17 19.12.2018

      For-Profit Non-Profit: Trump Foundation Fizzles Out

      The Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve its operations under judicial supervision amid a $2.8 million lawsuit from New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood.

    • ‘Tis the Season to Fraud?
      Last update: 04:00 15.12.2018
      04:00 15.12.2018

      ‘Tis the Season to Defraud?

      A federal investigation has been launched probing US President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee amid concerns money donated to the event was done so in exchange for policy concessions or a measure of influence over Trump administration officials.