Laura Dowling took in the details of the Trump administration’s first official state visit and dinner, from the French-infused culinary delicacies and floral arrangements to the operatic offering staged to entertain French President Emmanuel Macron, his wife Brigitte, and other guests.
On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz stated, “Democrats and left-wingers obviously think President Trump is the devil, and they’re prepared to eliminate civil liberties.” He also criticized Republicans for their trying to expand criminal law and grounds for impeachment to go after the Clintons. Dershowitz said, “Well, the way they go after our rights is first to go after political enemies, establish precedents on the basis of the political enemies, and then that precedent lies around like a loaded gun that can be used against anybody.” Dershowitz then referenced the scene from “A Man for All Seasons” where two characters debate whether they would give the devil the benefit of the law and Sir Thomas More says he would give the devil the benefit of the law. Because without the law, the devil could turn and use the lack of laws against him. Dershowitz then stated, “Now, Democrats and left-wingers obviously think President Trump is the devil, and they’re prepared to eliminate civil liberties.” He added, “You know, when I was a kid, they used to tell me, ‘You know, a conservative is a liberal who’s been mugged’…and I would respond by
During Friday’s Weekly Address, President Trump talked about opioid addiction and said his administration “is committed to using every tool at our disposal to combat the opioid epidemic – that includes getting tough on the drug dealers and pushers peddling this poison in our communities. We have to get really, really tough, really nasty – whatever it takes because we have to keep them out of our country, out of our communities.” Transcript as Follows: “Hello, it’s great to be with you. I want to talk about opioid addiction which claimed an average of 116 American lives every single day in 2016. My Administration is committed to using every tool at our disposal to combat the opioid epidemic – that includes getting tough on the drug dealers and pushers peddling this poison in our communities. We have to get really, really tough, really nasty – whatever it takes because we have to keep them out of our country, out of our communities. It also involves all of us preventing misuse from starting at home. Tomorrow is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day – a day where we are calling on all Americans to prevent pill abuse and theft by cleaning their
In his latest expletive laid outburst, actor Michael Rapaport blasted “Cuckoo’s Nest” Kanye West’s recent embrace of President Donald Trump on Twitter, calling the rapper’s decision a “f*cking problem.”
The administration of US President Donald Trump on Friday added Canada to its ever-growing list of nations that it believes do not adequately protect the intellectual property rights of American drug makers.
As if an impending early-July visit by a strikingly unpopular US president will not be enough to unsettle city residents, now London is facing an invasion of toxic caterpillars.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
- There are some signs that President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel, aluminum, and other imports are slowing hiring in manufacturing-heavy states, according to Deutsche Bank.
- Warnings that Trump’s trade policies could produce this kind of result have been pouring in from economists.
It’s still early days, but there are some signs that the Trump administration’s approach to trade is hurting jobs in the most affected states.
Since announcing tariffs on steel and aluminum in March, the US has rolled out import taxes on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, and threatened an additional $100 billion in tariffs. In response, China announced plans to impose tariffs on more than 100 American products worth $50 billion annually, including important exports like soybeans and autos. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
- Kim Jong Un made a revealing, out-of-character admission when discussing North Korea
- Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it as we do for war
- There are signs Trump’s trade friction is killing jobs in big manufacturing states