But perhaps the most Trumpian thing of all the Trumpian things about the speech was the incredible lack of how. Trump made promises that contradicted each other, sure, but also sweeping statements—ensuring ISIS “will be gone” the most spectacular among them—that simply had no follow through.
By Connie Stewart, Los Angeles Times Hours after President Barack Obama returned from a surprise visit to American troops in Afghanistan, he paid tribute to the nation’s fallen defenders on Memorial Day and alluded to the VA health care crisis, pledging to ensure that veterans “get the care … they deserve.” Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. […]
By Patrick Beach, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas—Former Texas governor and President George W. Bush wrapped up the three-day Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on Thursday with brief remarks arguing that equal education for all is a civil right and that progress toward that goal is an advancement of Lyndon B. Johnson’s agenda. Speaking […]
Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) — As he golfs and bikes on Martha’s Vineyard, President Barack Obama will have plenty of time to think about how to get his presidency back on track. Some aides are calling the major speech he plans to deliver after Labor Day a “reset” of his administration. That may understate its political […]
Speaking from the White House around 10:30 this morning, the president insisted the nation work for a solution to avert default and steer clear of a predictable — and avoidable — crisis: Right now, the House of Representatives is still trying to pass a bill that a majority of Republicans and Democrats in the Senate […]