More controversy than usual has been swirling around the White House since the beginning of 2018, with Donald Trump losing his temper over a book accusing him of being an ignorant, TV-addicted narcissist. The bad news, though, is that he's not going away anytime soon.
The two have much in common. Like Trump, Johnson followed an unconventional path to the presidency. A Tennessean and lifelong Democrat, Johnson was a defender of slavery and white supremacy but also an uncompromising Unionist. He was the only U.S. senator from the South who opposed his state’s move to secede in 1861. That made him an unconventional yet attractive choice as Abraham Lincoln’s running mate in 1864 when Republicans took on the mantle of …
WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Donald Trump is set to deliver his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, before a joint session of Congress.
Lawmakers are allowed to invite guests to join them and many use their invitees to make political statements.
For this particular State of the Union, several Democratic lawmakers in the Senate and House have invited guests who are personally affected by the immigration debate, the #MeToo movement and other related topics. Similarly,...