• 5 Key Things to Know About Haiti After Donald Trump's Insult

    8 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump referred to Haiti and other nations as “shithole countries” during immigration talks with lawmakers on Thursday, according to the Washington Post .
    “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump reportedly said about Haiti in addition to El Salvador and African nations. He reportedly singled out Haiti further in his remarks, asking “Why do we need more Haitians? Take them out.”
    Trump's slur was widely condemned by Democratic lawmakers, along with some Republican lawmakers. Many called the remarks racist including a United Nations human...
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  • Paul Ryan is already giving up on his biggest goal for 2018

    Paul Ryan is already giving up on his biggest goal for 2018

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    House Speaker Paul Ryan has long wanted to enact entitlement reforms through cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security.
    Ryan said in December that he wanted to tackle the issue in 2018.
    On Friday, Ryan admitted that these programs would not see changes in the upcoming legislative year.
    House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday admitted that his biggest "wish list" item isn't likely to happen in 2018.
    Ryan has long wanted to enact reforms to entitlement programs - which usually takes the form of cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security. But at an event in Wisconsin on Friday, he said...
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  • Paul Ryan calls Trump's 'shithole countries' remark 'very unfortunate, unhelpful'

    Paul Ryan calls Trump's 'shithole countries' remark 'very unfortunate, unhelpful'

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday it was "very unfortunate" and "unhelpful" of President Donald Trump to refer to foreign nations as "shithole countries."
    Ryan said his ancestors from Ireland faced similar comments when they came to the US.
    House Speaker Paul Ryan said Friday it was "very unfortunate" that President Donald Trump used the term "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries the previous day in a discussion with lawmakers on immigration at the White House.
    "So, first thing that came to my mind: very unfortunate, unhelpful," Ryan said, adding that his own ancestors who...
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