Trump Declares a National Emergency to Obtain Wall Money

Trump Declares a National Emergency to Obtain Wall Money

On Feb. 15, 2019, Donald Trump spoke from the Rose Garden at the White House and declared a national emergency to circumvent Congress to build the border wall he promised Mexico would build. Trump is seeking $6.5 billion more funding than what was approved by Congress. Trump stated he was declaring a national emergency because […]

Amazon Cancels Plans to Build Headquarters in New York

Amazon Cancels Plans to Build Headquarters in New York

Amazon announced on Feb. 14, 2019, that they have canceled building a new headquarters in Long Island City, Queens, New York due to opposition from political leaders and residents. They stated more than 25,000 jobs would have been created. The company released a statement stating that they deliberated and thought about building the campus, and […]

Senate Has Found No Evidence of Trump and Russian Collusion

Senate Has Found No Evidence of Trump and Russian Collusion

The bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee announced on Feb. 12, 2019, that they were unable to uncover evidence that the Trump campaign conspired with Russia into the 2016 election. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee said last week on CBS News: If we write a report based upon the facts that we […]