“San Diego used to have the most illegal border crossings in the country,” Trump said. “In response, and at the request of San Diego residents and political leaders, a strong security wall was put in place. This powerful barrier almost completely ended illegal crossings.” … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Did San Diego build a wall and end illegal border crossings?
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump in front of Vice President Mike Pence as the president arrives to deliver his second State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. February 5, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst … [Read more...] about Fact-check: What Trump got right and wrong in State of the Union address
Steyer continued that Trump’s address was “honestly laughable” and “there was nothing in there” of substance. The Democrat based in California cited a Washington Post fact-check last November, which found that Trump made more than 6,000 false or misleading claims in about 650 days in office. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s ‘Preposterous’ State of the Union Is Further Evidence He Should Be Impeached, Tom Steyer Says
Over the years there must have been times when Capitol Hill leaders wished they could lift that powerful device deftly from the hands of the president and put it on a shelf. But even those speakers of the House most at loggerheads with a president have felt they had to issue the routine invitation and sit there and take it. To do otherwise would have been unthinkable. … [Read more...] about Our State Of Disunion: Trump, Pelosi Spar Over Big Speech But Why Do We Care?
Own your power. . For so many, it’s radical to feel comfortable in your own skin - and to know that you are more than enough, just as you are. . One of my favorite quotes is from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: “Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.” . So take up space. Speak up. Hold the door open and take others with you. Accept that you will be criticized no matter what - that is the price of fighting for change and innovation. I consider constructive criticism a blueprint for improvement and a medicine for ego. . Ultimately, the people who get down, stay focused in adversity, and do the thankless work of change are the ones who transform society. We can all be a part of that, if we so choose. We can all knock a door, register our cousin to vote, or educate ourselves on an issue … [Read more...] about ‘AOC sucks!’ Donald Trump Jr. prompts new chant as he criticizes Ocasio-Cortez’s policies