U.S. President Joe Biden has proposed a $2 trillion dollar infrastructure upgrade plan for the US to ameliorate its ranking 15th in the world for infrastructure investments in roads, bridges and more
After Democrats and Republicans laid out their arguments, the Senate voted 57 guilty and 43 not guilty, not enough to convict the former president of incitement to insurrection. Donald Trump is therefore not barred from running again in 2024 if he so wishes. Trump supporters were happy at the result and the Democrats were dismayed.
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An American Week in Madrid that features the only U.S. presidential election debate in Europe by representatives of the Republican and Democratic Parties in Europe for expats in Europe!
The Senate impeachment trial is already underway, but President Donald Trump had two administration victories this past week which will change trading relations for the US for some time to come: the USMCA and the Phase One of the U.S.-China trade deal. The public is divided on the impeachment, seeing Trump as an economic genius on the one hand and an autocratic leader on the other. The Democrats want him out of office one way or the other. The Republicans are backing him for the November 2020 Presidential election. That’s politics for you!
We must be brave and face the challenges of 2020 without fear.
If you've been keeping up with the news, you may have realized that in the Congressional Hearings with Special Investigator Robert Mueller, President Trump was not fully exonerated from wrongdoing by Mueller's report. But although he may not be removed from office through impeachment, the President could be prosecuted after he leaves office for Russian collusion and obstruction of justice, both of which the he vehemently denies ever occurred.
Maybe a little hair tousling might ease some very apparent tensions amongst the upper crust!
"It seems that the good old days of glorifying our presidents is long past and we're stuck with real people who, for some reason, want the most difficult job in the world"
Republicans are protesting a series of Obama executive actions. In reply the President says, “So sue me!”