US Politics in Trump era Public date: 03.10.2019 13:07:34

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12 Mar 2019

Trump tells RNC donors he doesn’t understand how any Jewish person could vote for a Democrat

“The Democrats hate Jewish people,” President Donald Trump reportedly told Republican National Committee donors on Friday night at Mar-a-Lago. Phones were sealed away in magnetic bags at the closed-door event, but Axios reported on what members of the audience heard.
“The Democrats hate Jewish people,” President Donald Trump reportedly told Republican National Committee donors on...

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6 Sep 2018

Senate Republicans get caught in a major lie about the missing documents on Brett Kavanaugh

It’s objectively unprecedented for the Senate to be provided such a small fraction of the documents related to a Supreme Court nominee’s past work, as in the case of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. During Wednesday’s confirmation hearing, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) caught Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in an apparent lie about why that is.
It’s objectively unprecedented for the Senate to be provided such a small fraction of the documents related to a...

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8 Dec 2017

Paul Ryan admits the GOP will gut Medicare and Medicaid to pay for tax cuts

Republicans in Congress are openly admitting they plan to use their tax reform bill to justify slashing funding for essential social programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and food stamps. The bill — which is expected to balloon the national deficit by at least $1 trillion, and which only benefits the country’s wealthiest in the long-term — has not yet been reconciled or signed.
Republicans in Congress are openly admitting they plan to use their tax reform bill to justify slashing funding for...

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