Opinion

Opinion

Opinion: The truth about Trump’s worrisome war on media

Like him or not, President Donald Trump won the presidency fair and square. His upset of historic proportions was magnified even further by the over-confidence and noblesse oblige of Hillary Clinton and the Democratic elite. The Washington media needs to stop whining, get off their high horse and do the jobs they chose.

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Ivanka Trump’s unofficial job

The first daughter is regularly seen sitting in on President Trump’s meetings, greeting foreign dignitaries, sitting in on news conferences and, per White House press secretary Sean Spicer, dispensing expertise in policy areas she’s familiar with.

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Voters can end terms of elected officials

Term limits – the kind that would set a maximum number of terms a member of Congress could serve – have suddently become an issue in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney, who resigned his seat as congressman from South Carolina’s 5th District to take the job of President Donald Trump’s budget director.

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Maybe Trump is weak, not really a strongman

By this point in his presidency, George W. Bush had announced the outline of a tax plan that, with modifications, he would sign into law a few months later. Barack Obama had signed the stimulus, a bill to expand the children’s health-care program, and the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

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McMaster is big upgrade

President Trump’s selection of a revered military strategist and intellectual, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, as national security adviser represents a huge upgrade from Gen. Michael Flynn, who resigned earlier this month after being caught deceiving Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with a Russian diplomat.

Opinion

Inside Trump’s White House

Tillerson, one of the most powerful former chief executives in the world, is reduced to reorganizing the State Department bureaucracy, a worthwhile and substantive initiative, but perhaps better left to a deputy, if he could only hire one without prior White House approval.

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Yale renames building

Calhoun was more than a product of his time; he was an active proponent of slavery when many condemned it – and he is remembered for, above anything else, his staunch opposition to abolition.

Fort Mill Times

Opinion: This lawsuit is a lose-lose situation

A recent story about a local family suing the Fort Mill school district really got under my skin. Not because the school system is infallible but because I know many of the participants involved on both sides and I felt the district was put in a Catch-22 situation.

Videos

Community supports Old Pointe Elementary student fighting rare condition

Rock Hill student Natalie Bentos-Pereira lost her ability to walk due to a spinal stroke. The community has come together to support her as she fights paralysis.
Amanda Harris aharris@heraldonline.com
Community supports Old Pointe Elementary student fighting rare condition 1:08

Community supports Old Pointe Elementary student fighting rare condition

Video: Keon Johnson talks about Winthrop's reaction to winning Big South championship 0:39

Video: Keon Johnson talks about Winthrop's reaction to winning Big South championship

Leitten of Fort Mill wins his third state wrestling title 0:35

Leitten of Fort Mill wins his third state wrestling title

Rock Hill school leaders break ground on new Montessori building 2:27

Rock Hill school leaders break ground on new Montessori building