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Mar 07 2019
‘Not my fault’: Trump struggles to defend his record amid setbacks on immigration, trade, North Korea
President Trump proclaimed in a freewheeling speech to a conference of conservatives last weekend that “America is winning again.” But his administration has been on a pronounced losing streak over the past week.
Trump is losing ground on top priorities to curb illegal immigration, cut the trade deficit and blunt North Korea’s nuclear threat — setbacks that complicate his plannedWashington Post
Jul 15 2019
That President Trump has changed political discourse and the presidency is beyond doubt. But that’s not to say his provocative style will be the way of the future.
On Election Day 2016, Ari Fleischer was so unhappy with the choices for president he left his ballot blank.
It pained him to do so. Mr. Fleischer is a staunch Republican; he had served as President George W. Bush’sChristian Science Monitor
May 02 2019
The left won’t forgive Steve Moore for being right about tax reform.
Steve Moore withdrew Thursday as a candidate for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, after weeks of media pounding all out of proportion to the job. This ugly episode underscores the need for fresh thinking at the Fed, and that’s where President Trump’s economic advisers should keep their focus.
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Mar 28 2019
President Trump is getting exactly what he wants on the economy, just as it starts to slow down.
The Federal Reserve has abruptly stopped its march toward higher interest rates, as Mr. Trump demanded. The tax cuts he signed in late 2017 are in full swing. His attempt to rewrite the global rules of trade are underway, and he proclaims himself happy with the array of new tariffs he hasNew York Times (News)
Feb 18 2023
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is facing criticism for the federal response to a train derailment in Ohio that forced 2,000 people to evacuate their homes and has some worried about potential ecological damage and health risks from hazardous chemicals released from the wreckage.
Key Quotes: Sen. Marco Rubio called on Biden to fire Buttigieg for his handling of the incident,Reuters Washington Examiner Vanity Fair
Feb 23 2023
A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) pointed to an overheated wheel bearing as a potential cause of a train derailment near East Palestine, Ohio.
Key Quotes: While the NTSB said its investigation was ongoing, the report states: “The wayside defect detector, or hot bearing detector (HBD), transmitted a critical audible alarm message instructing theNew York Post (News) Associated Press Trains.com
An AllSides Bias Rating™ of lean right for John Stossel makes sense given his libertarian political views, which means he tends to lean left on social issues and right on economic ones. A majority of nearly 200 AllSides community members agreed with our lean right bias rating for Stossel.
May 28 2020
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President Donald Trump and Twitter are feuding over the president's tweets and the social media platform's vetting of them. The president plans to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at reducing liability protections for social media companies.
Twitter marked Trump's recent tweets about mail-in votingHenry A. Brechter
Mar 01 2018
Perspectives BlogEarlier this week, the House Intelligence Committee released a Democratic response to the Republican memo which had stipulated misconduct from the FBI and Justice Department. The Democrats' highly redacted response suggested that the panel’s Republican majority had cherry-picked and distorted information in an effort to undercut the investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Mar 10 2016
Perspectives BlogThis was an eventful week in the Democratic race for the 2016 presidential nomination. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders had a Fox News town hall, a primary with some surprising results, and a televised debate. Let’s have a look at what’s happening with Bernie vs. Hillary from the perspective of four different viewpoints. See other news featured by AllSides such as Super Tuesday 2 Results, John Gable, AllSides Co-founder