It will take more than four years for the fog to lift over the Atlantic, and there are fears the relationship between Europe and America will never go back to what it was. For Europeans, that's a reality they're determined to make the best of. For the US, it's unclear whether being downgraded as a diplomatic force is something that its citizens, who've lived through four introspective years of "America First," will even care about. … [Read more...] about Trump has trashed America’s most important alliance. The rift with Europe could take decades to repair
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The District of Columbia has a population of 706,000, more than Wyoming and Vermont, and D.C. residents pay more in total federal income tax than 22 states. It has long been a sore point that fighting in every war and contributing blood and treasure is not enough to gain more than a symbolic vote in Congress. D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, who has served almost 30 years, has a vote in committee but not on the House floor, and if her committee vote breaks a tie, it doesn’t count. … [Read more...] about A Major GOP Nightmare Moves a Step Closer to Reality
In Episode 15 of The New Abnormal, The Daily Beast’s podcast for a world gone off the rails, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser tells Molly Jong-Fast and Rick Wilson what it was like to be under siege from the president of the United States—and how she tried to resist. … [Read more...] about D.C. Mayor: We Had to ‘Defend Our Borders’ From Trump’s Troops
WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 02: Journalists John Harwood (L) and Jonathan Karl attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Weekend Pre-Party hosted by The New Yorker’s David Remnick at the W Hotel Washington DC on May 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The New Yorker) … [Read more...] about QUIZ: Chinese Propaganda Or American Journalists?
“It is time to exit the Paris accord and time to pursue a new deal that protects the environment, our companies, our citizens and our country,” he said. “It is time to put Youngstown, Ohio, Detroit, Michigan, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, along with many, many other locations within our great country, before Paris, France.” … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Mayor Issues Executive Order In Response To Trump’s Paris Climate Decision