Ted Cruz speaks out about billboard with old Trump Tweet

MCKINNEY — The midterm elections are still about two months away and Senator Ted Cruz is not letting up off the gas as he tries to keep the Senate seat red. On Monday, crowds of Cruz supporters gathered during his rally in McKinney as he spoke on unemployment rates and repealing Obamacare. And though the crowd was cheering, some people are planning to put Cruz and President Trump on blast. Recently, social media correspondent Antonio Arellano, Claude Taylor, who served […]

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Garland celebrates Labor Day with a Parade!

GARLAND — Labor Day is here! Aside from the barbecue and parades, this is a time we take to celebrate working people all the around the nation. The U.S. Department of Labor says 2018 has been a year of record lows for unemployment in America. Sounds pretty good! Even President Trump took the time to spread a little Labor Day cheer, but not without a dig at past trade deals. Happy Labor Day! Our country is doing better than ever […]

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Donald Trump says he’ll campaign for Ted Cruz at “biggest stadium in Texas we can find”

by Texas Tribune In a tweet Friday, President Donald Trump announced that he’d be coming to Texas in October to participate in “a major rally” for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican incumbent facing a tougher-than-usual challenge this year against Democratic U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke of El Paso. “I will be doing a major rally for Senator Ted Cruz in October. I’m picking the biggest stadium in Texas we can find,” Trump tweeted Friday afternoon. “As you know, Ted has my complete […]

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Bikini-clad blimp of London Mayor Sadiq Khan to fly over UK capital

LONDON – A giant blimp of London Mayor Sadiq Khan will be seen in the UK capital’s skies this weekend after protesters were given permission to fly the crowdfunded balloon in Westminster. More than 3,000 supporters have donated more than £58,000 ($75,500) in total to fund the 29-foot balloon, which depicts the mayor reclining in a small yellow bikini. Protest organizer Yanny Bruere, who describes himself as a British free speech advocate, said he had set up the crowdfunding campaign […]

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Trump cancels pay raises for federal employees

President Donald Trump told lawmakers on Thursday he was scrapping a planned pay raise for civilian federal workers, saying the nation’s budget couldn’t support it. In a letter to House and Senate leaders, Trump described the pay increase as “inappropriate.” “We must maintain efforts to put our Nation on a fiscally sustainable course, and Federal agency budgets cannot sustain such increases,” the President wrote. An across-the-board 2.1% pay increase for federal workers was slated to take effect in January. In […]

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Don McGahn to leave job as White House counsel, Trump says

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Don McGahn will leave his job as White House counsel this fall following Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. “White House Counsel Don McGahn will be leaving his position in the fall, shortly after the confirmation (hopefully) of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. I have worked with Don for a long time and truly appreciate his service!” Trump tweeted. McGahn’s departure will close the book on a tumultous relationship […]

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Mexican foreign minister says border wall is not included in trade deal

In his phone call celebrating a preliminary trade agreement with Mexico, President Trump said he was excited about our neighbor helping out at the border. But, does that mean Mexico is willing to pay for the wall as Trump has promised in the past? The short answer: No. Mexico’s foreign minister said in an interview yesterday, Trump’s previous demand for a border wall hasn’t been discussed as part of this preliminary agreement. What exactly is part of that agreement is […]

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Trump says he’s ditching NAFTA but that’s not what’s happening

na To hear President Donald Trump tell it on Monday, the United States is abandoning the NAFTA free trade deal between the US, Canada and Mexico in favor of a bilateral agreement between the US and Mexico. And possibly a second bilateral deal with Canada. Trump even gave the bilateral agreement a name: the “US-Mexico Trade Agreement,” which he said would replace the trilateral free trade deal. But none of that is happening. There is no formal free trade deal between […]

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Ex-Trump doorman releases ‘catch-and-kill’ contract about alleged Trump affair resulting in child

A former Trump World Tower doorman who says he has knowledge of an alleged affair President Donald Trump had with an ex-housekeeper, which resulted in a child, is now able to talk about a contract he entered with American Media Inc. that had prohibited him from discussing the matter with anyone, according to his attorney. On Friday, Marc Held — the attorney for Dino Sajudin, the former doorman — said his client had been released from his contract with AMI, […]

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The Trump military parade was always a really bad idea

On Thursday night, the Pentagon said that it was shelving the much-ballyhooed military parade in Washington — until at least next year. On Friday morning, President Donald Trump tried to explain why. “The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it. When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it,” he tweeted. “Never let someone hold you up! I will […]

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