Category: 7 Days in Politics

Monday (1/21) – Sunday (1/27)

Monday (1/21) The Trump administration’s decision to lift sanctions on Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska would allow him to pay off substantial amounts of debt https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/21/us/politics/oleg-deripaska-russian-sanctions.html For homeless Americans, the shutdown doesn’t hold great promise for their future https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/21/us/politics/government-shutdown-housing-services.html Kamala Harris has officially announced her candidacy … Continue reading Monday (1/21) – Sunday (1/27)

Monday (1/14) – Sunday (1/20)

Monday (1/14) Nominee for Attorney General, William Barr, has said that he fully supports the Mueller investigation https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/14/us/politics/barr-testimony-mueller.html William Barr also is in favor of an unrestricted executive power that the president seems more than glad to wield https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/14/us/politics/william-barr-executive-power.html Due to his inflammatory remarks about … Continue reading Monday (1/14) – Sunday (1/20)

Monday (1/7) – Sunday (1/13)

Monday (1/7) A court decided Monday that President Trump had vastly exceeded his legal authority in giving hospitals giving drugs to Medicare patient’s cuts in payments https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/07/us/politics/trump-medicare-drug-prices.html Former presidents are now speaking out against the border wall https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/07/us/politics/trump-carter-presidents-border-wall.html With the Supreme Court shifting under Trump, … Continue reading Monday (1/7) – Sunday (1/13)

Monday (12/10) – Sunday (12/16)

Monday (12/10) President Trump lays out his defense of the Stormy Daniels payout during the 2016 presidential campaign as being a simple private transaction https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/us/politics/trump-campaign-finance-crimes-defense.html After Nick Ayers rejected the job offer for Chief of Staff, President Trump is left without a reasonable choice and … Continue reading Monday (12/10) – Sunday (12/16)

Monday (12/03) – Sunday (12/09)

Monday (12/03) In North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, there is massive upheaval over alleged absentee ballot fraud https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/us/politics/north-carolina-election-fraud-.html In Afghanistan, a fourth soldier has been killed in a bombing https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/us/politics/american-soldier-killed-afghanistan.html President Trump has urged the maximum sentencing for Michael Cohen, his former lawyer https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/us/politics/trump-cohen-stone-sentence.html Tuesday … Continue reading Monday (12/03) – Sunday (12/09)