The Emergency Wall; What is Going On?



Trump declared a national emergency ending the border wall funding fight. The question now is… well it’s mostly just panic. Here’s exactly what’s happening.


The Debt Ceiling Looms Over New Congressional Negotiations



As of March 1st we need to raise our debt ceiling again, This somewhat regular tradition of cruising to the edge of the fiscal cliff has been used to negotiate in American politics for quite some time. Now it’s back, and under Trump’s guidance, we might take it too far.


How to Resolve a Resolution; New NAFTA and Congress



This trade war story is yet to have it’s happily ever after moment because both parties in congress do not like the USMCA trade agreement that America recently signed with Canadian and Mexican leaders. Here’s how implementation is playing out in Congress.


Taxation Reformation; Democrats Different Ideas for New Taxes



Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren all have their own ideas about how to raise taxes on the rich. They all have their own positives and negatives. Here are the pros and cons to their ideas.


Congressional Disapproval: Congress Weighs in on Middle East Peace Plans



Both the Senate and House are looking at bills to rein in the president’s ability to stop performing military actions abroad. Here’s what powers they have to continue a war.


Rating The Fed; The Federal Reserve Makes an Abrupt U-Turn



The Federal Reserve just announced the rate cuts they announced last month will be canceled. Many speculate that the Fed might soon end up cutting rates soon. Is this a reaction to uncertainty, stable inflation, or the fed doing what the president wants.


The US Deals With Afghanistan; An Afghan Peace Process Update



The United States is negotiating with the Taliban to try to bring an end to the War in Afghanistan. Recently our Representative has made some major progress in negotiations with the Taliban. Here’s what happened and an update on the next step.


Maduro Madness; Venezuela’s International Coup



Two weeks ago President Maduro was inaugurated for the second time. He won in quite the questionable election, leading to the head of the legislature to declare him an invalid president, and say that he should be acting president instead. Here’s what’s happening.


Reversing DACA? The Supreme Court Won’t Hear of It



In 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he wasn’t going to continue the DACA program. That decision immediately got overturned in a district court, and the government’s appeal was ignored by the Supreme Court. With the question over whether the executive branch can reverse DACA stalled in the courts, the immigration debate that’s keeping the government shutdown just got thrown a curveball.


Tariffs, Made in America; The US/China Trade War Nears a Conclusion



The trade war has been raging for a while, but it might soon end. China has been actively offering resolutions including, most recently, a trillion dollar program focused on buying American exports in order to zero out any trade imbalance. Here are the most recent updates and what is going to happen next.