Joshua Mercer

December 14, 2018

LOOP: Trump backs away from talk of shutdown

  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 TRUMP EASES ON SHUTDOWN   President Trump called Democrats “hypocrites” for opposing a border wall, given their past support for fences and walls. But
December 12, 2018

LOOP: Trump says he’ll shut down the government to get border security

  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 – OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE CARDINAL PELL CONVICTED  A unanimous jury convicted Cardinal George Pell on all charges that he sexually abused two
December 11, 2018

LOOP: Supreme Court decides not to hear abortion funding case

  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11 SUPREME COURT  The Supreme Court decided not to hear a case involving a state defunding Planned Parenthood. The media immediately cast it as
December 10, 2018

LOOP: Trump’s chief of staff is departing

  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 CHIEF OF STAFF OUT  President Trump’s chief of staff, former General John F. Kelly, is leaving the White House. Nick Ayers, chief of
December 7, 2018

LOOP: New UN ambassador picked

  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 UN AMBASSADOR  President Trump has reportedly decided to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert for Ambassador to the United Nations. Before her work
December 6, 2018

LOOP: George W. Bush eulogizes his father in state funeral

  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6 BUSH FUNERAL  President Trump and four living former presidents gathered with other world leaders at Washington National Cathedral for a state funeral service
December 5, 2018

LOOP: Dole salutes Bush’s casket

  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5 – NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING DAY OF MOURNING  In recognition of the national day of mourning, all federal offices will be closed. The
December 4, 2018

LOOP: Pence eulogizes Bush at US Capitol

  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4 PENCE REMEMBERS BUSH  Vice President Mike Pence said that former President George H.W. Bush was a model for him in public service. “President
December 3, 2018

LOOP: State funeral planned for President Bush

  MONDAY, DECEMBER 3 GEORGE H.W. BUSH  The body of former President George H.W. Bush will arrive in the Capitol Rotunda for public viewing today. President Trump