Republican President Donald Trump has trumpeted his purported success in U.S. jobs creation, touting the unemployment rate falling to a 3.5 percent half-century low as the economy created 136,000 jobs last month.
WASHINGTON –– Senate Democrats plan to force a vote on a resolution of disapproval to stop President Donald Trump from diverting funds from military construction projects to build a wall along the southern border.
As Trump is promising action on gun safety legislation, Colorado Republican House leader Patrick Neville of Castle Rock is taking credit for talking Trump out of pushing a red flag bill in the wake of the 2018 Parkland, Florida, gun massacre.
Without a whimper of dissent, a portrait of Trump was added to a third-story wall at the Colorado Capitol today, joining the likenesses of scores of other U.S. presidents.
A former Democratic state representative will join Republicans in a ceremony Aug. 1 to mark the unveiling of a Trump portrait on the third floor of the Colorado Capitol, where portraits of all other U.S. presidents hang.
The Douglas County GOP Facebook page shared a meme this week featuring photos of the four Democratic congresswomen known as “The Squad” with the caption “Democrats; We’re Bold, New, And We Hate You!”
UPDATE July 22: Republicans issued a statement that the unveiling of the portrait will take place Aug. 1.
Colorado Republicans were unable to get Trump to take time while he’s in Colorado this week to appear at an unveiling of a Trump portrait, which is ready and waiting for hanging at the state capitol.
A couple years ago, when Trump refused to condemn an attack by white nationalists at a protest in Charlottesville, saying at the time that the violence was caused by “very fine people on both sides,” Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner jumped in the national media spotlight and called on Trump to “lay blame on white supremacists, on white nationalism, and on hatred.”