New Executive Order on Infrastructure Expected to be Announced

By: Zack Duvall   President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new executive order on Tuesday that will look to streamline and ease the permitting and approval process that many analysts, along with administration officials, say greatly impedes the progress of many infrastructure projects across the country. The White House said in a statement, regarding the new order released on Monday, that it is … Continue reading New Executive Order on Infrastructure Expected to be Announced

Opinion: Congressional Republicans are Showing Their Establishment Loyalty

By: Zack duvall   With America’s Congressional members enjoying their tax-payer funded vacations at exclusive fancy-margarita serving resorts, the American people are left with enormous uncertainty and apprehension over not just  the healthcare debate, but various global threats that are facing our nation. From an utterly insane and rogue dictator in North Korea, to the crushing premiums that are choking out the average family’s ability … Continue reading Opinion: Congressional Republicans are Showing Their Establishment Loyalty

Chicago Mayor Sues Trump Administration Over Federal Funds

By: Zack Duvall   The mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, along with other high- ranking city officials filed a federal lawsuit in a Illinois U.S. District Court that looks to stop the White House from implementing new guidelines aimed at withholding federal funds from municipalities that fail to enforce federal immigration laws. Chicago, a city where elected officials have long claimed to be a “sanctuary” … Continue reading Chicago Mayor Sues Trump Administration Over Federal Funds

Major Health Insurer Pulls out of Nevada Marketplaces, Cuts Georgia Coverage in Half

By: Zack Duvall   National health insurance company Anthem Inc., an affiliate of the Blue Cross insurance network, has officially announced that it will no longer offer any Obamacare plans in the state of Nevada, and will discontinue coverage for roughly half of all counties in the state of Georgia. The announcement by the insurer comes just weeks after a failed GOP attempt to draft new … Continue reading Major Health Insurer Pulls out of Nevada Marketplaces, Cuts Georgia Coverage in Half

Britain Plans to Send Warship to South China Sea, Exercise “Right” to Navigate

By: Zack Duvall   In an official statement during a press conference on Thursday, Britain’s Defense Minister, Michael Fallon, said that the Royal Navy plans to deploy a warship to the South China Sea sometime next year, a move that is  expected to draw sharp criticism from Chinese officials. “We hope to send a warship to the region next year.We have not finalized exactly where … Continue reading Britain Plans to Send Warship to South China Sea, Exercise “Right” to Navigate

Moscow Slams New Sanctions, Says U.S.-Russia Relationship in “Uncharted Territory”

By: Zack Duvall   In some of the harshest rhetoric yet, Russian officials have slammed a new U.S. sanctions bill passed on Tuesday by the House of Representatives, that further punishes Moscow for alleged interference in the 2016 Presidential election. Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Ryabkov, told the Interfax news agency that current U.S.-Russian relations are venturing into “uncharted waters” in political and diplomatic terms. “This … Continue reading Moscow Slams New Sanctions, Says U.S.-Russia Relationship in “Uncharted Territory”

Judge Delays Deportation of Iraqi Nationals

By: Zack Duvall   On Monday, U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith issued a court order that halts the deportation of over 1,400 Iraqi nationals federal authorities had been seeking to return to Iraq. The order by Goldsmith is a preliminary injunction and was requested by the American Civil Liberties Union in June. The ACLU had asked for the injunction by federal courts because they said … Continue reading Judge Delays Deportation of Iraqi Nationals

McCain Expected in D.C. Ahead of Major Vote on Healthcare

By: Zack Duvall   With the Senate set to vote on opening the floor for debate on the GOP plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, John McCain’s (R-AZ) office announced on Monday that the Senator would be present for the vote. McCain had been recovering in his home state of Arizona after doctors diagnosed him with an aggressive form of … Continue reading McCain Expected in D.C. Ahead of Major Vote on Healthcare

Scaramucci Promises ‘Dramatic Action’ if Leaks Don’t Stop

By: Zack Duvall   In his first weekend as the new White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci, took to multiple cable news outlets to slam the latest leaks coming out of the White House, and vowed swift action in order to halt any future leaks. “If we don’t get the leaks stopped, I am a businessperson, and so I will take dramatic action to stop … Continue reading Scaramucci Promises ‘Dramatic Action’ if Leaks Don’t Stop