What we actually heard from Trump ... was more like an outstretched hand followed by a kick in the shin.
'Dealing with anyone with power equal to his is a first for him – at least in his mind ... And it’s complicated by the fact that she is a woman.'
[T]he tactical defeat suffered by Trump could be ... a substantial victory for the racist and xenophobic agenda that has dominated the debate about ... immigration policy.
<i>Jean-Eric Branaa analyzes the current situation in the United States against the backdrop of the government shutdown and the proposed construction of a wall along the Mexican border. He believes Donald Trump to be in a not unfavorable position, as immigration is a subject he controls and this allows him to maintain [Read more]
[The FBI] has been forced to put terror-related and child trafficking investigations on hold due to a staff shortage.
The lyrics speak of a 'wall … high enough to keep all those filthy hands off of our hopes and our dreams.'
So why is Trump obsessed with the wall? Because the wall has become a metaphor for his administration.
[T]he possible construction of the wall ... is not simply a budgetary disagreement between Trump and the Democrats, but much more.