President Donald Trump"s third year in office begins with the federal government shut down, global growth slowing, and a stock market in turmoil. The economic policy decisions of the first half of his term accelerated growth in 2018, but most forecasts show that momentum evaporating going forward.
It"s been almost 140 years since a US president didn"t veto something during his time in the White House. And that President, James Garfield, was assassinated before he could serve a full year in office in 1881.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought up the period in her life where she represented -- and personally reflected -- a conservative House district in upstate New York in response to the first question from a voter at the first event of her first trip to Iowa on Friday.
Year Two of Donald Trump"s presidency ended Sunday as 800,000 federal workers remained out of work, Trump"s tit for tat conflict with Nancy Pelosi over the budget and the wall squabbled on, his poll numbers sank and investigators circled. Meanwhile, Gillette counseled men not be jerks. Commentators had a lot to say about these things and more this...Read More