With the first year of his presidency plagued with low approval ratings, the Russia investigation, and yet more controversial moments, Trump probably wishes he had a way out of this mess, writes Dean Obeidallah
As talk of a government shutdown began, President Donald Trump, his staff and myriad politicians on both sides of the aisle began interjecting "paying the troops" as a primary rallying call to invoke support for their respective sides of the issue. What's frustrating to many who wear the uniform is this: Most who are invoking the symbolism of "supporting the military" don't actually know how the shutdown affects that support. There's more involved than getting a paycheck.
is a collection of country and region web sites providing local news and information to a worldwide audience.
Use InsideWorld’s headlines available on this site to access the latest stories. Or sign up today.