Trump Smears Denmark Prime Minister Over Greenland Comments

On Wednesday, President Trump lashed out at the prime minister of Denmark, saying that she had made “nasty” comments about his desire to buy Greenland.

There are 1425 news articles covering this topic. 18% (261) are left leaning, 53% (749) center, 29% (415) right leaning.

From the left: Trump attacks Danish prime minister for her ‘nasty’ comments about his interest in U.S. purchase of Greenland, Washington Post

From the center: Trump Skips Visit To Denmark, Calls Danish Leader 'Nasty' For Greenland Sale Rebuff, NPR

From the right: Trump Gives Up On Dream Of Buying Greenland, Daily Caller

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Parkland Students Reveal Gun Plan as Trump Flips Position Again

On Wednesday morning, survivors of the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida unveiled a sweeping plan for gun control reform that they hope will influence the conversation in the 2020 presidential election.

There are 603 news articles covering this topic. 2% (14) are left leaning, 26% (156) center, 72% (433) right leaning.

From the left: Parkland students unveil sweeping gun-control proposal and hope for a youth voting surge in 2020, Washington Post

From the center: Outlook Uncertain On Gun Policy As Trump Signals Openness — With NRA In His Ear, NPR

From the right: White House spokesman: Trump supports background checks, not saying 'to hell with the Second Amendment', Fox News

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Trump Backs Down from Background Checks

After saying that he would support strengthening background checks for gun purchases after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Trump has reversed his position.

There are 648 news articles covering this topic. 12% (76) are left leaning, 29% (187) center, 59% (385) right leaning.

From the left: After Lobbying by Gun Rights Advocates, Trump Sounds a Familiar Retreat Image, New York Times

From the center: Trump insists US has ‘very strong’ gun background checks, Associated Press

From the right: Trump Cools On Expanding Background Checks, Daily Caller

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Trump Denies Possibility of Recession

In the midst of market disruptions and ongoing trade wars, President Trump insists that the economy will not feel any negative consequences from his presidency.

There are 1512 news articles covering this topic. 20% (307) are left leaning, 62% (942) center, 17% (263) right leaning.

From the left: In Economic Warning Signals, Trump Sees Signs of a Conspiracy, New York Times

From the center: 'No recession in sight' says Trump's top economic adviser, USA Today

From the right: MSNBC anchor on possible economic downturn : 'About time we get a recession', Fox News

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Trump Slams Fox News for Unfavorable Poll

This week, Trump sounded off against Fox News for a poll that shows him in serious trouble for the 2020 presidential race. The poll shows that every Democratic candidate tested beats Trump in 2020 matchups.

There are 255 news articles covering this topic. 44% (111) are left leaning, 37% (94) center, 20% (50) right leaning.

From the left: Donald Trump's latest conspiracy theory target? Fox News., CNN

From the center: 'Fox is different': Donald Trump slams Fox News, questions favored network's poll, USA Today

From the right: Fox News Poll: Biden still leads Democratic race, Warren climbs into second, Fox News

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Trump Wants to Buy Greenland

On Thursday, President Trump reportedly asked his aides about the possibility of the United States purchasing Greenland.

There are 925 news articles covering this topic. 57% (530) are left leaning, 37% (343) center, 6% (52) right leaning.

From the left: Trump inquires about US buying Greenland, but it's not for sale, CNN

From the center: Greenland tells Trump it is open for business but not for sale, Reuters

From the right: Greenland says it’s 'open for business, not for sale' after Trump purchase report, Fox News

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Rashida Tlaib Won’t Visit West Bank

After banning Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting on Thursday, Israel has relented slightly and agreed to allow Tlaib to visit her grandmother, who lives in the West Bank. However, Tlaib has decided that she will not make the visit under what she described as “oppressive conditions.”

There are 1051 news articles covering this topic. 39% (410) are left leaning, 42% (440) center, 19% (201) right leaning.

From the left: Tlaib Renounces Trip to West Bank Under Israel’s Conditions, New York Times

From the center: Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Were Barred From Entering Israel. The Damage Will Extend Far Beyond Their Blocked Visit, Time Magazine

From the right: Andrew McCarthy: Israel Is right to bar entry of ‘Squad’ mates Omar and Tlaib, Fox News

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Representatives Omar and Tlaib Banned from Israel

On Thursday, Israel announced that it is banning Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting the country. The two were scheduled to visit the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem next week.

There are 1534 news articles covering this topic. 33% (507) are left leaning, 44% (680) center, 23% (347) right leaning.

From the left: Governing by grievance, Trump wields official powers against political enemies, Washington Post

From the center: Israel Blocks Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib From Visiting, NPR

From the right: Pelosi calls decision to ban 'Squad' members 'beneath the dignity' of Israel, Fox News

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Iowa Rep. Steve King questions whether families would exist without rape and incest

On Wednesday, Iowa representative Steve King suggested that humanity might not exist if it were not for cases of rape and incest, inciting a storm of backlash.

There are 894 news articles covering this topic. 16% (139) are left leaning, 53% (470) center, 32% (285) right leaning.

From the left: Rep. Steve King says humanity might not exist if not for rape and incest, Washington Post

From the center: Steve King: 'Would there be any population of the world left' if not for rape and incest?, The Hill

From the right: Rep. Liz Cheney blasts GOP colleague Steve King over 'appalling' rape and incest remarks: 'It's time for him to go', Fox News

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Epstein Conspiracy

On August 10th, millionaire Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Metropolitan Correction Center in Manhattan. Epstein had been arrested on July 6th on federal sex trafficking charges after being accused of molesting 36 girls, some as young as 14 years old, and subjecting them to sexual encounters with himself and his associates.

There are 1170 news articles covering this topic. 23% (272) are left leaning, 58% (679) center, 19% (219) right leaning.

From the left: Trump promotes Epstein-Clintons conspiracy theory, the latest in a pattern of baseless claims spread by President, CNN

From the center: Trump amplifies conspiracy theories from perch of presidency, Journal Gazette

From the right: Epstein had bizarre painting of Bill Clinton in dress, heels in townhouse, NY Post

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Gun Control Enters the Narrative After Mass Shootings

In the aftermath of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, gun control has become a major talking point across politics and the media. 

There are 1890 news articles covering this topic. 18% (334) are left leaning, 49% (923) center, 33% (633) right leaning.

From the left: ‘People are fed up’: After El Paso and Dayton shootings, gun-control groups seize momentum, Washington Post

From the center: Trump phoned Democratic senator to talk gun control, The Hill

From the right: Trump: 'I don't want guns in the hands of a lunatic', Fox Business News

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Scaramucci Clashes with Trump

In the aftermath of continuing staffing turnover in the Trump administration, Anthony Scaramucci, a former White House communications director, has criticized the president as “unhinged” and suggested that he does not deserve the presidency.

There are 515 news articles covering this topic. 10% (53) are left leaning, 56% (290) center, 33% (172) right leaning.

From the left: The Scaramucci effect: Trump’s unconventional hires have come back to bite him, Washington Post

From the center: Scaramucci: GOP may need to replace Trump for 2020, The Hill

From the right: Scaramucci fires back at Trump on Twitter amid feud: 'You are losing your fastball', Fox News

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Trump Administration Issues Rule Penalizing Immigrants for Use of Benefits

On Monday, President Trump issued a new rule that penalizes legal immigrants who want to remain in the US but who are considered to be a burden on taxpayers due to lack of financial resources.

There are 541 news articles covering this topic. 75% (408) are left leaning, 21% (115) center, 3% (18) right leaning.

From the left: Trump Policy Favors Wealthier Immigrants for Green Cards, New York Times

From the center: Trump Administration Rule Would Penalize Immigrants For Needing Benefits, NPR

From the right: New Trump green card rule simply gives 'meaningful effect' to 140-year-old directive, Fox News

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Joaquin Castro Names Big Trump Donors, Trump Supporters Complain

This week, Representative Joaquin Castro, a Democrat from Texas, tweeted out a list of 44 San Antonio area residents who have maxed out their donations to President Trump’s re-election campaign. Castro serves as the chairman for the presidential campaign of his brother, Julian Castro, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination.

There are 501 news articles covering this topic. 23% (115) are left leaning, 38% (190) center, 39% (196) right leaning.

From the left: Trump’s Opponents Want to Name His Big Donors. His Supporters Say It’s Harassment., New York Times

From the center: House conservatives call for ethics probe into Joaquin Castro tweet, The Hill

From the right: Election panel complaint focuses on Castro release of Trump donor IDs, Fox News

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Sue Gordon Resigns

On Thursday, President Trump announced the resignation of Sue Gordon as deputy director of national intelligence. Gordon’s last day will be August 15th, the same as the last day of her boss Dan Coats, director of national intelligence.

There are 406 news articles covering this topic. 56% (229) are left leaning, 30% (122) center, 14% (55) right leaning.

From the left: Trump announces departure of No. 2 intelligence official Sue Gordon, Politico

From the center: Trump Names New Acting Director Of National Intelligence, NPR

From the right: Deputy national intelligence chief to leave job same day as boss Dan Coats, NY Post

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NRA Criticizes Trump's Support of Background Checks

In the aftermath of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio this week, President Trump voiced support for expanding background checks required to purchase firearms.

There are 554 news articles covering this topic. 4% (22) are left leaning, 64% (353) center, 32% (179) right leaning.

From the left: NRA warned Trump about support for background checks, CNN

From the center: Weakened but unbowed, NRA head digs in against gun control , AP News

From the right: NRA warns Trump after he endorses background checks, NY Post

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Trump Visits Mass Shooting Sites

President Trump has made visits to El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio following mass shootings that occurred there this week. During his visit, Trump met with survivors recovering in the hospital as well as community members.

There are 4459 news articles covering this topic. 20% (881) are left leaning, 47% (2116) center, 33% (1462) right leaning.

From the left: ‘I refuse to be an accessory’: El Paso Rep. Veronica Escobar won’t meet Trump during his visit, Washington Post

From the center: President Trump Visits Ohio And Texas After Mass Shootings, NPR

From the right: Trump Tweets About Dayton Visit, Says News Conference Afterward By Ohio Lawmakers Was ‘A Fraud’, Daily Caller

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Tucker Carlson Claims White Supremacy is a Hoax

In the aftermath of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, white supremacy has become a point of discussion, as many contend that it was a factor motivating both shooters’ actions, as well as those of many previous mass shooters.

There are 575 news articles covering this topic. 16% (90) are left leaning, 54% (308) center, 31% (177) right leaning.

From the left: ‘It’s not actually a real problem in America’: Tucker Carlson calls white supremacy a ‘hoax’, Washington Post

From the center: Carlson calls racism one of nation's problems, says people should 'calm down', The Hill

From the right: News Media: Either White Supremacy Doesn’t Exist At All Or It’s As Bad As The Islamic State, Red State

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Legislators Debate Gun Control

In the aftermath of the Dayton and El Paso shootings, debates about gun control rage in the House and Senate. Democrats are pushing hard for stricter laws regarding background checks, assault weapons, and magazine limits and Homeland Security will conduct hearings on the threats of white supremacy and domestic terrorism that have escalated in recent years.

There are 769 news articles covering this topic. 19% (149) are left leaning, 31% (235) center, 50% (385) right leaning.

From the left: Proponents of stricter gun control face a reality check in the Senate, Washington Post

From the center: Pelosi says House recess could be cut short if Senate passes background checks bill, The Hill

From the right: Biden says he's coming for assault weapons, as 2020 Dems urge new ban in wake of shootings, Fox News

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Trump Tariffs Impact China Currency

On Thursday, President Trump announced that he would impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports in addition to the 25% tariff on a separate $250 billion imports. The additional tariff comes after China backed out of a promise to increase their agricultural purchases. 

There are 2355 news articles covering this topic. 4% (96) are left leaning, 14% (341) center, 81% (1918) right leaning.

From the left: China Is Playing Trump on Trade, Washington Post

From the center: Dow plummets on devaluation of China's currency, The Hill

From the right: China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: U.S. Defense Secretary Esper, Fox News

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