Tag: Conway, Kellyanne

Trump Pulls Back From Declaring a National Emergency to Fund a Wall

WASHINGTON — President Trump has stepped back from declaring a national emergency to pay for a border wall, under pressure from congressional Republicans, his own lawyers and advisers, who say using it as a way out of the government shutdown does not justify the precedent it would set and the […]

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News Analysis: The Border Wall: How a Potent Symbol Is Now Boxing Trump In

WASHINGTON — Before it became the chief sticking point in a government shutdown drama that threatens to consume his presidency at a critical moment, President Trump’s promise to build a wall on the southwestern border was a memory trick for an undisciplined candidate. As Mr. Trump began exploring a presidential […]

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside — A Trump Tune

I really can’t stay. No, John Kelly, don’t go just yet. I don’t mind if you called me an idiot. My next chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, was even more mean. He said I was a “terrible human being.” I’ve got to go away. Please, Kellyanne Conway, stick around one […]

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White House Memo: Eric Trump Weighs In on Kellyanne Conway’s Husband. He Doesn’t Like Him.

WASHINGTON — George Conway, a prominent conservative lawyer, is married to Kellyanne Conway, a White House counselor well known to cable viewers as a passionate defender of President Trump. But for months, Mr. Conway has been developing his own following through his frequent criticisms of the president on Twitter. And […]

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How ‘Abolish ICE’ Went From Social Media to Progressive Candidates’ Rallying Cry

Abolish ICE! That was the seemingly radical message that Chardo Richardson, a House candidate in Florida, published in an online statement four months ago, endorsing a call to eliminate the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. “Immigrants are some of the most courageous and industrious people humanity has to offer,” he wrote in an introduction to […]

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The Christian Right Adopts a 50-State Strategy

Another Church United-affiliated pastor, Bob Branch, who leads the Community Springs Church in Temecula, drew similar conclusions. “I was challenged and convicted that I was conceding the public square to the devil,” he wrote after attending a 2017 awakening tour in Washington. He implemented in his church a Culture Impact Team, an initiative designed to […]

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Op-Ed Columnist: The Trump Apologists and the Crying Children

Apparently there are some people close to Donald Trump with the capacity for shame. Not decency or courage, of course, but at least furtive recognition that they’re complicit in something vile. Over the last few days, stories of bureaucratic sadism have poured forth from America’s southern border. The Associated Press described a Texas warehouse where […]

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