How much new border wall has really been built under President Trump?
Eleven percent (11%) of those who answered the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com say they "won't take their eyes off" the impeachment proceedings. Forty-two percent (42%) say they are only interested in an overview. Forty-seven percent (47%) indicated less interest, answering that the impeachment proceedings "do not exist to me." How closely will you watch […]
President Trump has stepped in to help three military troops whose supporters said were wrongly accused of war crimes. Not impacted is a former soldier serving a life sentence for his actions while providing security for a U.S. diplomat in Iraq. Nick Slatten served with the team known as "Raven 23." In 2007, Raven 23 […]
If you're like me, you've heard a lot of claims about progress on a Southern border wall-- or lack thereof. Some people say a great deal of new wall or fencing has been built under President Trump. Some claim virtually no new structure has really been built. And still others say any wall built under […]
President Trump has insisted his July 25, 2019 phone call with Ukraine's president was "perfect." His critics argue it's evidence of a criminal quid pro quo, extortion and bribery. Read the transcript as released by the White House below. Note: Per procedures described by White House officials, the "transcript" is not necessarily a direct verbatim […]
The following is a new analysis There are plenty of post mortems on day one of the impeachment hearings against President Trump. There's a summary in The Huffington Post, this left-sided take is from Rolling Stone, and here's a view from the right-side in The Washington Examiner. Instead of reinventing the wheel, I'll highlight a […]
A federal judge ruled today that a so-called "ISIS bride" Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen and will not be allowed to return to the United States. Muthana, a Muslim woman, told her family she was going on a field trip to Atlanta in 2014. Instead, she joined the Islamic extremist terrorist group ISIS […]
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reports an historic increase in new applications and renewals for its Trusted Traveler Programs (TTP), and significant delays processing them. Backlogs blamed on: Historic increases in new applications and renewals Humanitarian and security crisis on southern border Extended, partial government shutdown CBP processes 100,000 - 200,000 applications and renewals/month […]