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When will our two Iowa senators be joining Sen. Johnny Isakson in a public chastisement of Mr. Trump for his continual denigration of former Sen. John McCain?

It is a scary fact that Trump treats our two greatest and most dangerous enemies better than our historically best allies such as Canada, Mexico, and the NATO countries of Great Britain and Europe. Remember Trump's first summit with Kim Jung Un, psychotic dictator of North Korea? Trump came out of those meetings claiming the nuclear threat from North Korea was over. They signed some kind of an agreement to meet again, but nothing else was accomplished. They met again recently with Trump walking away like a spoiled child, probably stomping his feet.

On March 6, Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of Homeland Security, appeared before a Congressional committee to report the emergency crisis that is going on at our southern border. The hard-working Border Patrol is being stretched to the limits.

In response to Nancy Kelsey's letter ("Ahem... Rudd is great community," Feb. 7), apparently she suffers from small-town paranoia, or needs to take a class in interpretive reading 101.

In responding to Mr. Wayne Rietema's recent letter ("Dems won't protect the nation," Feb. 6), it has been stated over and over in local news reports, national news outlets, interviews with governors and mayors from the area, not to mention, numerous local citizens living in the border area, that modern technology would better insure a safer border than a Trump wall. That is no more than a much needed campaign promise to satisfy his base and some "hard headed Republicans."

A concern for the letter written by Steve Epperly regarding the comment he made concerning President Trump and Rudd (published Jan. 23):

As a Republican voter, I seem to have a math problem when I use very large numbers, so I would like a Democrat to help me, please.

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As a sixth-generation Iowa farmer, and past president of the National Corn Growers Association, I understand the importance of Iowa’s biofuels industry and what it means to Iowa farm families and our nation’s renewable fuel supply.

The "blue wave" from election day keeps getting bigger and bluer. Thirty-six House seats flipped now, and Orange County, California flipped totally blue for the first time in 70-plus years.

Forget about the threat of socialism or even communism; the real threat comes from those who want to foist idiocracy down our throats. Merriam-Webster defines idiocracy as a "form of government in which a county or territory is run by fools." And, the madness of anti-government protests have swept the country since the election of President Trump indicate that the fools are hell bent on taking over. The opposition certainly has a right to voice opinions, but only idiots would go to the extremes that the Never Trump movement has gone since Mr. Trump took office.

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HBO sent some ice and fire President Trump's way after he tweeted an image of himself that appropriated the font style and catch phrase from "Game of Thrones."

Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger shared his frustrations about how "nothing is getting done" in American politics on CNN's "The Axe Files," airing Saturday at 7p.m. ET on CNN.

I watched a good majority of Trump's campaign speeches and got more horrified the more I watched and listened. He is the one who started the rioting and hating.

At the time of his retirement in 1996, Gen. Barry McCaffrey was the most highly decorated four-star general in the Army. In 2017 he said, "Trump lacks the emotional and intellectual complexity to steer a super power, and if left unchecked, he will eventually degrade our once great country until it’s as twisted, hateful, and small as he is. It really makes me sick, to be honest.”

It’s time to cut all the crap about the midterm election. Let’s get down to reality, not conjecture.

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For the first half of the month, there was little news coverage of the Central American migrants traveling through Mexico en route to the United States border.

Almost two years after President Trump's victory in the 2016 election, and just weeks away from the midterms, comedy legends Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart laid bare their thoughts on the state of their nation, and warned against ascribing racial or class divisions purely to President Trump's election, or Russian meddling.

Almost two years after President Trump's victory in the 2016 election, and just weeks away from the midterms, comedy legends Dave Chappelle and Jon Stewart laid bare their thoughts on the state of their nation, and warned against ascribing racial or class divisions purely to President Trump's election, or Russian meddling.

As officials try to put together a picture of the alleged Pittsburgh synagogue shooter, one focus of the investigation is his social media postings, the FBI said. Here's what we know so far about suspect Robert Bowers, 46:

A number of similar crude explosive devices have been sent since Monday to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, other top political figures and CNN's New York offices.

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Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs, who is prone to peddling conspiracy theories and is a prominent supporter of President Trump, asserted without evidence on Thursday that it was "fake news" that suspicious packages were mailed this week to high-profile Democrats and the New York City offices of CNN.

Late night hosts such as Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel focused their shows on the news of bombs being sent to the Obamas, the Clintons, CNN and other public officials on Wednesday. Hosts addressed the news with their usual comedic wit, mixed with condemnation for President Trump.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday amid an international outcry over dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death.

Rosalin Guillermo climbed through a hole in the fence of the bridge and took hold of the ladder.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed to buy time for Saudi Arabia Thursday, urging patience as they conduct an investigation into the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi and leaving open the possibility the White House will do little or nothing in response.

Donald Trump is a piggish, unrepentant misogynist who has demonstrated that he thinks women are only as valuable as their physical appearance, a gutter perspective he made clear again when he called Stormy Daniels "horseface" on Twitter Tuesday. So why in the world would his opponents stoop to his level?

Every Republican President walks into a bar. That could be a joke, but it's also a painting that currently hangs at the White House.

He delivered all the tired lines about "fake news" and the "very unfair" investigation into Russian election meddling. Once again, he complained about Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and bragged that "I'm president and you're not."

Jared Kushner, whose net worth is nearly $324 million, appears to have paid almost no income taxes from 2009 to 2016, The New York Times reported Saturday.

America is turning inward, and that's making the whole world a more dangerous place.

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday in what he called a "good, productive conversation."

Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch said Wednesday that he would be "happy" to look into allegations in a report from the New York Times that says Trump helped "his parents dodge taxes" in the 1990s, including "instances of outright fraud."

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