5 Point Guide To Politics Today: Bad Hombres, Terrible Deals, Hair Growth Pills, And More

Good morning, here’s what you need to know.

  1. President Trump threatened to cut the funding of the University of California, Berkley after protests against Milo Yiannopoulos, a writer for Breitbart.

If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view – NO FEDERAL FUNDS?

-President Trump, Twitter

U.C. Berkley decided to cancel Mr. Yiannopoulus’s speech about two hours before it was set to begin, because of peaceful protests that turned violent.

2. President Trump’s doctor said on Wednseday to The New York Times that Mr. Trump takes four different medications every day. Included in one of those four medications is one that promotes hair growth in men. Dr. Harold Bornstein told the NY Times that Mr. Trump takes a small dose of finasteride, which is commonly known as Propecia, it is used to treat male-pattern baldness.

3. President Trump this morning said that Iran had been formally “put on notice,” continuing an unpredictable foreign policy approach against allies and enemies of the United States. He called a refugee agreement with Australia “the worst deal ever” before ending the phone call suddenly, a call with Australia’s prime minister.

4. Trump threatens Mexico and the “bad hombres”, he said on a call with Mexico’s president that he might send U.S. Troops to Mexico to stop “bad hombres down there” unless the Mexican military can fix the problem themselves.

5. Senate Democrats should not be scared of the nuclear option being used by Senate Republicans to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch. Democrats used the nuclear option, where the 60 vote requirement is ended, in 2013 to allow confirmation of Former President Barack Obama’s lower court nominees.

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