Polytics

White House Seeks $47.1 Billion to Fight Covid and Monkeypox, Aid Ukraine

The request comes as Congress needs to pass a stopgap spending bill by the end of September WASHINGTON—The White House is asking Congress for $47.1 billion in emergency funding for Covid-19 and monkeypox and to back Ukraine in its war with Russia, as well as spending for natural disasters, according to administration officials. Congress must vote on a spending

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Polytics

Trump Slams Electoral Count Act Rewrite, Admits ‘All Others’ Thought Pence ‘Had Absolutely No Right to Do Anything’ Else

Once Donald Trump believes something, it’s virtually impossible for anyone to change his mind. A perfect example was and remains his insistence that “[b]illions of dollars are being paid to the United States by China in the form of trade tariffs!” which is categorically incorrect; importers pay tariffs, not exporters. I’ll forego the “rigged” and “stolen” election as an

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News

Half of GOP voters want someone other than Trump in 2024: poll

Fewer than half of Republican voters would support former President Donald Trump if the GOP primary were held today, according to a new poll that also shows the 45th president losing support among young voters and those with at least a college degree. The New York Times/Siena College survey shows Trump has the backing of 49% of

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Polytics

Trump Allies Line Up Shadow Government, Mindful of 2016’s Chaos

America First group lays groundwork as Trump weighs 2024 run Nonprofit also developing policy for Republican-led Congress A group of Donald Trump’s former aides is preparing a turnkey administration for his return to the White House, as the embattled former president hints that he’s preparing to make a third run for the nation’s highest office.

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