Trey Gowdy 38th Republican to quit Congress

There are political retirements and then there is Trey Gowdy’s retirement. The former prosecutor, former co-foe of Hillary Clinton in the Benghazi investigation, said he will not seek reelection. Gowdy told Politico that he found the current political climate tiring, ‚ÄúThere is more civility in a death penalty case than there is in some congressional […]

Senate votes to reopen Government

The vote, 81-19, will move the budget to the House. In all, Democrats got no DACA deal. Mitch McConnell promised the take up immigration debate should Democrats sign onto the 3-week budget. The promise is not binding in any way and anything produced from that debate can be dismissed. The silver lining here is that […]

Shutdown it is

On the first anniversary of Trump’s reign, the government is closed for business. No one could reach a funding deal to keep it open, not even for in the short term. Blames couldn’t come fast enough. Is it about DACA or the wall? How we see this shutdown will determine which political party get to […]