Meanwhile, the true danger is that failing to deliver Trumpcare will have a material impact on his presidency.
Posts Tagged: America
For some Republican ideologues, Obama’s scheme is anathema to American freedom; others fear the prospect of owning a failed attempt to reform healthcare.
Everyone needs to be prepared for the hugely difficult times that we now face.
David Gauke: This is a Budget for resilience, skills and fairness – and our changes to NICs are fair
Self-employed people earning less than £15,900 a year will still see a reduction in their NICs bill, and also benefit from the increased income tax personal allowance.
Plus: The wit of Malcolm Rifkind. I switch energy provider. An improvement by Donald Trump (up to a point). And: women MPs on my mind.
Yes, our new trade department has expanded its Trade Policy Group fourfold. But it is seen to lack the experience that American negotiators possess in abundance.
Even when the question is properly specified, they offer voters a binary choice without any consideration of the consequences that potentially flow.
The tie-up may appeal to the French company more from the perspective of neutralising a rival and preventing it falling into, say, Chinese hands than any wider synergy.
George Maggs: Brexit, our Commonwealth friends – and a chance to discover the deepest sense of our national interest
Our real interests derive from forging understandings and ties with countries which have traditionally considered themselves British in all but name.
We should not only meet our spending minimum, but exceed it in order to maximise our vital strategic and tactical needs.
James Frayne: An armed forces visit. A trip to a new expanded port. How to make the best of Trump’s visit
The only way to make it will be to hold a small number of made-for-TV events that help tell a story that voters in provincial England will respond to.
Republican lawmakers who don’t back Trump but have supported his agenda so far now have a real window of opportunity for opposition.
Nadhim Zahawi: I found myself banned from Trump’s America. But I want his state visit to go ahead – and to tell him why he’s mistaken.
I fear that the President has poured fuel on the fire of extremism; and created enemies, rather than winning friends.
We have a legal and a moral duty to protect them. The President’s order feels like an attack on our shared humanity.
Democrats, meanwhile, are still searching for a response.