Donald Trump at two years: Promises made, kept and broken from border wall to trade deals

Donald Trump at two years: Promises made, kept and broken from border wall to trade deals

President Donald Trump’s slogan at rallies during the midterm elections was: “Promises made, promises kept.” At the two-year mark of his presidency on Sunday, Trump has indeed kept some of his promises—but failed to deliver on others. Only last week, Trump claimed that he is doing exactly what he promised to do. “For decades, politicians promised to secure the border, fix our trade deals, bring back our factories, get tough on China, move the Embassy…

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I escaped MS-13, then my child and I were locked up under Obama

I escaped MS-13, then my child and I were locked up under Obama

After President Donald Trump discontinued his much-criticized policy of separating minors who illegally cross the border with their parents, the administration announced families would once again be detained together in U.S. custody before being released. But the centers for detaining migrant families have faced longstanding criticism, and are not new under the Trump administration. Prior administrations, including that of President Barack Obama, also housed children and parents together in detention centers. Angelina Marquez fled death threats…

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Michael Avenatti to critics: Accept the “huge amount of success that we’ve had” in Stormy Daniels case

Michael Avenatti to critics: Accept the “huge amount of success that we’ve had” in Stormy Daniels case

Stormy Daniels’s lawyer Michael Avenatti on Tuesday morning responded to a report that he has “carved a Trumpian path” that may put his ability to represent his client in jeopardy by saying that critics are simply having a tough time stomaching the “huge amount of success” he’s had. “Any suggestion that this may put Stormy Daniels at risk is absurd and without merit,” Avenatti said in a phone call to Newsweek. “Ms. Daniels’s case has never…

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Trump impeachment parties, featuring ‘Comey cake balls,’ try to entice Congress to remove president

Trump impeachment parties, featuring ‘Comey cake balls,’ try to entice Congress to remove president

President Donald Trump’s potentially impeachable actions may be heavy topics weighing on members of Congress, but Lisa Levinski—one of 6,500 people across the country who agreed to host a “Party to Impeach” on Saturday—is making them lighter and sweeter for her guests to digest. One of a couple dozen bite-sized items Levinski is serving up at her Trump impeachment-themed house party are symbolic “Comey cake balls,” made of white Oreo cookies with cream cheese and…

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Trump impeachment is just a matter of time after more than 4 million sign petition, Tom Steyer says

Trump impeachment is just a matter of time after more than 4 million sign petition, Tom Steyer says

For Need to Impeach campaign founder Tom Steyer, it’s not a matter of if, but when, President Donald Trump will be removed from office. “There will be increasing evidence and increasing urgency with the American people to get this guy out of office as people realize we really can’t survive him,” Steyer said during a recent sit-down with Newsweek in New York City. “When it happens, I don’t know. Exactly what the next events will…

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Disabled Americans lost voting rights under Trump election fraud commissioner’s law

Disabled Americans lost voting rights under Trump election fraud commissioner’s law

The head of President Donald Trump’s election fraud commission drafted a law as a Kansas official that led to 23 disabled people not having their votes counted in a recent local election. The disenfranchisement occurred in Sedgwick County and was a direct result of a law pushed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a member of Trump’s voter fraud commission, which requires disabled voters’ signatures on their ballot envelopes. Until Kobach’s Secure and Fair…

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