Should Congress pass a bill to protect Robert Mueller?

A New York Times report that found President Trump tried to fire special counsel Robert Mueller back in June has reignited urgency among some lawmakers to pass a bill that would shield Mueller from Trump. Senators drafted bipartisan legislation last summer that would prevent Trump from firing Mueller, but the effort fizzled out when Republicans challenged the legitimacy of Congress getting involve…

Did the Trump campaign collude with Russia?

Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russia nationals for election meddling, and evidence that Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign may have colluded with Russia continues to build. Critics argue the latest developments prove the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia to influence the 2016 election, but Trump and his defenders argue this is nothing more than a witch hunt. What do you think? 🇺🇸 🇷🇺…

Are toll roads good or bad for America?

President Trump's latest infrastructure plan outlines ways in which private-public partnership can help fix America's crumbling roads and bridges, including the liberalization of tolling policy so that private investment can have an active role in rebuilding America. Some argue toll roads are the key to improving infrastructure, decreasing congestion and reducing cost. But others argue toll roads…

Should White House officials have to fly coach?

Head of the EPA Scott Pruitt recently admitted he only flies first class because people are mean to him in coach. At least five cabinet secretaries have been investigated for their taxpayer-funded travels, and Tom Price was forced to resign after he cost taxpayers $1 million on private jets. Many are outraged by the amount of money spent on travel, and believe officials should fly coach to save ta…

Is President Trump serious about combating gun violence?

In his statement on the Florida mass shooting that left 17 dead, President Trump notably did not use the word "gun" and instead focused on the gunman's mental health. Many point out that for all his talk of improving mental health as a means to combat gun violence, Trump revoked an Obama-era policy that made it harder for people with mental illnesses to buy guns. Critics believe Trump is bought an…

Do open carry laws make us safer?

In the wake of a Florida school shooting that left 17 dead, many have pointed out that Florida has some of the most lax gun laws in the country, but even Florida does not allow the open carry of firearms. Gun advocates argue open carry protects the Second Amendment rights of citizens while also making public spaces safer. But opponents argue allowing individuals to openly carry guns only increases…

Should Melania Trump's parents be deported?

The Trump Administration loudly opposes "chain migration"—when an immigrant here in the U.S. sponsors other family members to come as well—yet the White House refuses to say whether Melania Trump, a Slovenian immigrant, sponsored her parents to come to the U.S. Some say the First Lady's parents would be deported under the new rules, and that if ICE is knocking down doors in sanctuary cities, the p…

Should we repeal the Second Amendment?

In 2018 alone, there have been 18 school shootings and 30 mass shootings, including the latest shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead. Many say half-measures like background checks are futile—we must amend the Constitution and repeal the Second Amendment. But gun rights advocates say the right to bear arms is sacred, and gun safety groups say the right regulation can and will save liv…

Will Congress enact stricter gun laws in the wake of the Florida school shooting?

In the wake of a Florida school shooting that left 17 dead, many are urging members of Congress to enact stricter gun control laws. Some Democratic members of Congress have already made strong statements advocating for stricter gun control, but Republicans have only offered "thoughts and prayers" thus far, and many doubt Congress will do anything to change gun laws. What do you think? 🔫…

Is President Trump winning?

Despite a turbulent first year, President Trump's approval ratings just hit a 9-month high. This has many wondering: Is Trump actually winning? For all his tweeting, Trump has somehow managed to maintain support with Republican voters, push through a tax cut and reverse a myriad of Obama-era policies. But despite the bump in his ratings, Trump is still the least popular president in modern histor …