Donald Trump’s first seven days in office began by delivering on the worst of his campaign promises, and eventually, on human nature.
The week would end with the White House intentionally removing any mention of the Jews from its Holocaust Remembrance Day statement. On the same day, President Trump signed an executive order which delivered on the campaign promise of a Muslim ban.
Twenty-four hours after Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States, protestors marched in the streets of every state in support of equality and against the hate on which our current president founded his political brand. Donald Trump brought the country together… just not in the way he intended.
Last Wednesday, the Senate voted against a budget reconciliation bill amendment proposed by Senators Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar, which allowed the import of prescription drugs from Canada and other countries.
Channeling Game of Thrones‘ High Sparrow, Sanders responded by publicly attacking the thirteen Democratic senators who voted against the amendment, while potentially planting the seeds for dissent within the party for 2020 in the process.
While Donald Trump spent last week analyzing the ratings of the latest season of “The Apprentice” and calculating Jackie Evancho’s album sales, the GOP-controlled House began working on legislation as if President Obama had left office early.