OPM Will Federal Employees and Retirees Get Paid in a Shutdown?

Will Federal Employees and Retirees Get Paid in a Shutdown?

Ian Smith January 17, 2018 Pay & Benefits Comments (275) Updated: 1/18/2018 8:40 PM EST It seems to have become a recurring theme: Republicans and Democrats bicker over political issues, leading to a threat of a partial government shutdown; Congress then eventually passes a stopgap spending bill, and when that runs out, the process repeats …

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News Historian Predicts GOP Will Impeach Trump This Spring After Mueller Reveals Crimes That ‘Will Shock The Country’

Historian Predicts GOP Will Impeach Trump This Spring After Mueller Reveals Crimes That ‘Will Shock The Country’

January 18, 2018 by Whatever Jones No Comments American University professor Allen Lichtman has a solid reputation for making accurate predictions, and his latest prediction is a doozy – he firmly believes Trump will be impeached in the spring of 2018. Lichtman has accurately predicted the winners of every presidential election since 1984, and he recently updated his book, The Case for Impeachment, which was released …

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News Foreign Bank Reports ‘Suspicious’ Activity With Kushner Account After Mueller Looks Into Trump Ties

Foreign Bank Reports ‘Suspicious’ Activity With Kushner Account After Mueller Looks Into Trump Ties

Posted by Andrew Simpson on 19 Jan 2018 One of the backbones of the German financial services industry, Deutsche Bank, has already found themselves involved in the ongoing Russia investigation by Robert Mueller’s special counsel, with the former Intel pro himself looking into Trump’s transactions at the bank, according to multiple reports in the New York …

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News America Needs A Healthcare System Built For Care, Not Profit

America Needs A Healthcare System Built For Care, Not Profit

As well as making Americans healthier, Medicare for All would change our understanding of what we can and should demand of our society. 01/17/2018 07:20 am ET Updated 1 day ago Protesters gathered outside the New York Stock Exchange in December chanting “Kill the Bill. Don’t Kill Us!” in response to concerns over the Republican tax bill, including potential deep …

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News The World Has Officially Lost Confidence In U.S. Leadership Under Trump

The World Has Officially Lost Confidence In U.S. Leadership Under Trump

Even George W. Bush was more popular. By Alana Horowitz Satlin Global views on U.S. leadership have plummeted since President Donald Trump took office, according to a Gallup poll. The poll, released Thursday, shows that only 30 percent of the public approves of U.S. leadership, down from 48 percent in 2016. At the same time, …

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News Mueller reportedly investigating whether Russia funneled money through the NRA to elect Trump

Mueller reportedly investigating whether Russia funneled money through the NRA to elect Trump

McClatchy report says Robert Mueller’s investigation examining whether Kremlin funneled 2016 election funds through the gun group. Josh Israel Jan 18, 2018, 9:15 am Deputy governor of the Russian central bank, Alexander Torshin, at a 2016 National Rifle Association event. CREDIT: Screenshot of Torshin’s tweet Robert Mueller’s investigation is probing whether a key Kremlin figure …

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News What Democrats won’t tell you about the GOP tax cut and California’s lost tax breaks

What Democrats won’t tell you about the GOP tax cut and California’s lost tax breaks

By George Runner Special to The Bee January 17, 2018 02:00 PM Updated 6 hours 36 minutes ago In an effort to keep up with their self-described “resistance” movement, California Democrats are engaged in a full-fledged attack against recently enacted federal tax reform legislation that provides tax cuts for most Americans and Californians. Ironically, these …

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State Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga Speaks Out on GOP Congressional Redistricting Plan

Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga Speaks Out on GOP Congressional Redistricting Plan

January 18, 2018 Jason Perlman On Tuesday January 16th, State Senator Matt Huffman introduced Senate Resolution 5, a plan to redraw Ohio’s congressional districts after the 2020 Census.  In response to that development, Ohio AFL-CIO President Tim Burga released the following statement: “The plan introduced in the state senate will further extend the dysfunction that …

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