Through 90-plus days under Donald Trump’s reign, not a week has gone by without some new controversy arising around the president and his administration. Week after week, month after month, another critical budget cut or jarring accusation regarding connections to the Russian government sends the U.S. tailspinning deeper into uncertainty. Last week, we witnessed the rising role of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, the intensification of war in the Middle East, and aggravated interactions with North Korea. Here’s a recap of everything that transpired under Trump and his ever-worrisome administration.
Flexing Military Muscle in the Middle East & North Korea
A little over a week ago, Donald Trump responded to the heinous chemical attack conducted on the Syrian people, reportedly by their own president Bashar al-Assad, by ordering a massive airstrike on a government military base. Trump’s decision to fire 59 Tomahawk missiles was applauded by politicians and media pundits alike, and was arguably the most widespread praise the president has received since taking office. But according to his son Eric Trump, the actual influencer behind the military action was…