Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag: Mike Pence

NRA says Secret Service ‘responsible for event security,’ guns prohibited during...

The NRA announced that weapons of all kinds will be prohibited from the Institute for Legislative Action Leadership forum "prior to and during" Vice President Mike Pence's keynote speech in Dallas on Friday.

US misses opportunity for peace progress at Olympics

Peace is made more difficult with the U.S. threatening a ‘bloody nose’, teenage bully talk for a military first strike, against North Korea.

Cecile Richards: Mike Pence is “orchestra master” of assault on women’s...

The first year of President Trump’s administration may be the worst year for women of any administration in United States history.

VP Pence won’t entertain Trump resignation

At his first under-reported, press conference, VP Pence shows why he remains Donald Trump’s best, most enthusiastic appointment.

Republicans just voted to give lawsuit immunity to the banks

The 50-50 tie was broken by Vice President Mike Pence.

5 facts about Mike Pence’s close ties to the Koch Brothers...

The Vice President’s influence over the federal government and his fealty to the Koch agenda is breathtaking.

Over 100 Notre Dame students walk out of Mike Pence’s commencement...

President Trump was going to be asked to give the speech, but thousands of students signed a petition demanding the university not invite him.

The impeachment trap: Be careful what you wish for

Trump is odious, but impeachment is dangerous – both for the Democrats and the progressive movement.

The right-wing machine behind the curtain

If there is much to rage against in the Right’s agenda, there is also a perverse element of hope for progressives.

The long road to impeach Trump just got shorter

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) has just put a big toe in the impeachment water.

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Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

New poll indicates Democratic women are most motivated voting group ahead of midterm elections

Experts are hoping that the group "most motivated" to vote above all others will "form the battle lines for this fall’s midterm elections."

Former top aide to NY Gov. Cuomo sentenced to 6yrs in prison

Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not been charged in the case, his administration has taken official state action to benefit large companies that paid bribes to his former top aide.

There’s a new crash coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.

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