Category: 7 Days in Politics

Monday (10/15) – Sunday (10/21)

Monday (10/15) As the 2018 midterms and the 2020 race draw ever closer, the Trump campaign has whipped up almost $18 million in preparation https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/us/politics/trump-campaign-spending-midterms-2020.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics The Trump administration is moving to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose drug prices in their advertising https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/15/us/politics/drug-industry-consumer-price-lists.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics The GOP-associated Congressional … Continue reading Monday (10/15) – Sunday (10/21)

Monday (10/8) – Sunday (10/14)

Monday (10/8) A Trump campaign aide requested intelligence from an Israeli firm on the Clinton campaign and on Republicans supporting Ted Cruz https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/08/us/politics/rick-gates-psy-group-trump.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics Trump says that he has no intentions to fire Rod Rosenstein https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/08/us/politics/rosenstein-trump-travel-florida.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics In preparations for hurricanes and other natural disasters, FEMA is … Continue reading Monday (10/8) – Sunday (10/14)

Monday (10/1) – Sunday (10/7)

Monday (10/1) President Trump unveils a new NAFTA bill, now formally called the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/01/us/politics/nafta-deal-trump-canada-mexico.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics The White House has given the FBI full jurisdictional authority to question anyone necessary in the Kavanaugh investigation https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/01/us/politics/trump-fbi-kavanaugh.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics Candace Faber, in the aftermath of the Christine Blasey Ford … Continue reading Monday (10/1) – Sunday (10/7)

Monday (9/24) – Sunday (9/30)

Monday (9/24) A Florida Democrat running for Congress has died unexpectedly https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/24/us/politics/florida-april-freeman-congress.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics Protesters nationwide are calling for the removal of Brett Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court nominee by standing with the survivors https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/politics/100000006124263/kavanaugh-protests-washington-yale.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics President Trump signs a revised Korea trade deal that doesn’t include a … Continue reading Monday (9/24) – Sunday (9/30)

Monday (9/17) – Sunday (9/23)

Monday (9/17) There is a hearing set for Monday for Kavanaugh and his accuser https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/17/us/politics/kavanaugh-allegations-ford-palo-alto.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics Michael Bloomberg floats the idea of running as a Democrat in the 2020 elections https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/17/us/politics/bloomberg-president-2020-democrat.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics President Trump is capping the number of immigrants to the US at 30,000, a historical … Continue reading Monday (9/17) – Sunday (9/23)

Monday (9/10) – Sunday (9/16)

Monday (9/10) Jeff Sessions and a congressional aide butt heads on whether or not President Trump with Russia’s president https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/10/us/politics/papadopoulos-sessions-russia-trump-campaign.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics The Senate is ready to pass a bill restricting opioid sent through the mail, specifically from China https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/10/us/politics/opioids-fentanyl-postal-service-senate.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics President Trump’s administration is ready to roll … Continue reading Monday (9/10) – Sunday (9/16)

Monday (9/03) – Sunday (9/09)

Monday (9/03) President Trump blasts Jeff Sessions on Twitter for charging GOP lawmakers up for re-election https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/03/us/politics/trump-sessions-midterms.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics House Democrats plan investigations into President Trump’s finances, among other things, as their chances of winning one house of Congress increases https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/03/us/politics/democrats-trump-impeachment.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fpolitics Many companies are saying President Trump … Continue reading Monday (9/03) – Sunday (9/09)