Given that continued rise in the stock market, it's no wonder that Mr. Trump wants to take credit for it. Investor and traders say that the gains reflect hopes that Mr. Trump will enact business-friendly policies like lower corporate taxes, looser regulations and infrastructure spending.
Among the reasons Donald Trump is president is that he read the nation and the world better than his rivals. He saw the surging power of American nationalism at home, and of ethnonationalism in Europe. And he embraced Brexit.
An elementary school teacher in Collier County, Florida was reassigned to administrative duties over a Facebook post during the "Day Without Immigrants" protest last Thursday. Parkside Elementary School computer lab instructor Veronica Fleming linked to a Chicago Tribune story about the nationwide protest and offered her take on the situation.
Lie of the Day
That's how dictators get started...by oppressing a free press.
- Sen. John McCain on Trump calling the press the enemy of the American people
Matt Schlapp: 'Fumble' To Invite Milo Yiannopoulos to CPAC
Candidate Donald Trump set off a furious controversy when he said NATO countries should should pay their "fair share" of mutual defense costs and, later, that the treaty organization was "obsolete" because not enough of its efforts were directed against radical Islamic terrorism.
Back in the 1930s, you could walk into a press box and find not just a social justice warrior but an actual communist. His name was Lester Rodney, and he wrote sports for the party newspaper, The Daily Worker. Rodney's politics made his life complicated. Writers at "respectable" outlets like The New York Times would hardly speak to him. But his moral clarity was keener than just about anybody's.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer forcefully denied on Friday that the Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up illegal immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border.
Lie of the Day
As I look at what we might've expected from a President Mitt Romney, Marco Rubio, or Jeb Bush at the beginning of their tenures in office, I can't see much difference between what President Trump is doing and what they would've done.
Rep. Peter King: 'The American People Loved Trump's Presser; Finally Calling Out The Elite Pompous Media'
The Justice Department told a federal appeals court on Thursday that it would not seek a rehearing of a decision that shut down President Trump's targeted travel ban. Instead, the administration will start from scratch, issuing a new executive order, the department said.
Paul Ryan showed up to Senate Republicans' weekly lunch on Tuesday hoping to salvage a controversial pillar of his tax reform plan that would change how imports and exports are taxed. "Keep your powder dry," the House speaker pleaded.
Oakland schools partnered with the environmental group Friends of the Earth (FOE) to fight global warming by making student lunches climate-friendly.
Shirley Husar: LA Leads the Nation with Most Unsheltered Homeless People vs. Paying for Illegal Lawyers
Fmr. Netanyahu Advisor: 'Uncomfortable with Jared Kushner as a Primary Negotiator with Israel'