The Facts:

September 14th, 2017

We Give You The Facts. You Form Your Opinion.

Making Headlines: What Everyone is Talking About

Russia

Russia fired seven missiles at ISIS held Deir el-Zour, and ISIS stronghold in Syria. This isn’t the first time Russia is stepping up to the plate, as they have been backing Syrian President since 2015. The ISIS militants are currently encircled by Syrian Military from three sides, with the Euphrates river on the back. While the fight is not over in this region, the end is coming near.

Shkreli

Martin Schkreli, who earlier last year hiked up the price of a pharmaceutical from $13.50 to $700, and just this summer was tried for fraud (and went free), has landed himself in jail. The crime? He posted on Facebook asking for a strand of Hillary Clinton’s hair. While Shkreli claimed it was a joke, the judge stated that he was conspiring to have Clinton assaulted.

DACA

Over the weekend, the oval office announced an end for the program that has protected 800k young people as long as they followed the strict requirements. However, DACA was never meant to be a permanent solution to the problem. President Trump has confirmed that he would support a bill that would allow Dreamers to stay, if both sides of the aisle agree. This is a developing story.

California

California schools have warned students against chanting “USA!” as it could be seen by other classmates as intolerant and offensive. While the school claims there is no ban on the chant, they have made it clear that this chant is better reserved for moments of pride such as after the National Anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance.

"Villagers were shot, women were raped, children were slaughtered"

Shafiur Rahman describes the attacks in Myanmar

September 14th by the Numbers: How is American Politics Doing?

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President Trump's Approval Rating

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Think Immigration Reform is Not Possible

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of Americans Think Their Taxes will Decrease Under Trump

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Favor Continuing DACA

Video of the Day

What Happened?

Former Press Secretary Sean Spicer interviewed with Jimmy Kimmel.

Why Does It Matter?

Sean Spicer spoke about the job, the people who questioned his integrity, and the concerns of those working for President Trump.

How Did People React?

Most are surprised at Spicer’s sense of humor and ability to be open about his position with the White House and experience.