President Trump is trying to bend Congress to his will in the shutdown fight, but many say his negotiating skills are falling short. “It’s like McDonald’s not being able to make a hamburger,” one critic said.
An incident at the Lincoln Memorial that involved indigenous rights activists from Michigan, Catholic schoolboys from Kentucky and Hebrew Israelites from the nation’s capital, and the finger-pointing that followed, seemed to capture the worst of America at a moment of extreme political polarization.
The American designer thinks fashion, power and politics can be mutually beneficial. “I just want to give [women] uniforms for their lives so they feel comfortable in their power,” Hearst says. “I don’t want them to waste too much time thinking of what they’re wearing.”
Joe Davidson was picked to be part of the supportive crowd behind the president at his rallies. He clapped. He cheered. Then, in the midst of the bitter feud to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh, Davidson laughed as the president mocked Kavanaugh's accuser Christine Blasey Ford. After that, all the anger directed at Trump, was felt by Davidson, too.
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There was the head-spinning, cross-party, total defeat of the prime minister’s Brexit deal. Then the inglorious rescue of her government. At the center of the chaos, May still stands. Scholars of British politics cannot quite believe it. No leader before has survived such a parliamentary drubbing, described by many as “the worst in history.” But May has. How?