Tag Archives: Donald Trump

The Washington curse strikes again

Prominent Georgians who go to Washington to work for the Trump administration don’t last very long . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Georgia appointments

Political Notes – Perdue doesn’t ‘recall’ Trump using inflammatory language

Sen. David Perdue doesn’t exaxctly deny that the president made the controversial statement . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Donald Trump , immigration , Marion Fedrick , Nathan Deal floor leaders , shithole countries

Lewis won’t attend opening of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum because of Trump

In another clash with Donald Trump, Rep. John Lewis says he will not attend opening of civil rights museum in Jackson, Miss. . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , John Lewis

Political Notes — Trump moves to implode the ACA

Executive orders signed by Donald Trump could potentially destabilize the health insurance exchanges operated under Obamacare . . .

Tags: ACA , Brandon Beach , Donald Trump , Georgia Ports Authority , Jaha Howard

Moore beats Strange, Trump in Alabama Senate race

In a setback for the president, Roy Moore defeats U.S. Sen. Luther Strange in a Republican primary in Alabama . . .

Tags: Alabama Senate race , Donald Trump , Roy Moore

Political Notes — Trump faces prospect of defeat in Alabama senate race

Donald Trump’s winning streak in special congressional elections could come to an end in the Alabama Senate race . . .

Tags: Alabama Senate race , Donald Trump , Nathan Deal , Steve Bannon , Tom Witts

Political Notes — Barrow will run for secretary of state

John Barrow, who served five terms in Congress as a “moderate” Democrat, will bring some of that moderation to a run for secretary of state . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Donald Trump , John Barrow , Luther Strange , Roy Moore , Sam Doss , Tom Price

Trump will phase out DACA, end protections for ‘Dreamers’

An estimated 800,000 U.S. residents could be facing deportation as Donald Trump decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program . . .

Tags: DACA , Donald Trump , immigrant children

Political Notes — Trump flip-flops on Afghanistan, Ga. congressmen flip-flop right along with him

Georgia’s Republican congressmen support Trump on his major policy reversal in Afghanistan . . .

Tags: afghanistan , Atlanta Confederate monuments , David Perdue , Donald Trump , Doug Collins , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – CEOs bail on Trump, but Fanning says they shouldn’t

Southern Co. CEO Tom Fanning doesn’t necessarily agree that CEOs should be resigning from Donald Trump’s advisory councils . . .

Tags: craft brewers , Donald Trump , Michael Williams , Nathan Deal , Safavieh , Stone Mountain , Tom Fanning