Not merely because of what he has done since he became president. But also because of what he did during the election. It has amazed me, for months, that millions of Americans agree that Russia hacked the 2016 US election – but those same Americans somehow believe that the hack was ineffective. I think that is stupid, […]
PMO staffer salaries always come down to politics. But the talk around Trudeau's staffers' pay has the potential to cause a problem. The post Why the salaries of staffers in the Prime Minister’s Office matter appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Who's up? A Senate committee with an urgent report. Who's down? A House committee with a total misfire. The post Beverley McLachlin soaks up high praise: Ottawa Power Rankings appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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This is a huge decision, with historic implications. For usurious trial lawyers, it is an unmitigated disaster: they now face the realistic prospect of class action lawsuits by clients they have manipulated and ripped off. Meanwhile, anyone seen Ontario’s Attorney General? He’s been as invisible on this file as he has on a neo-Nazi rag […]
There wasn't much left of the flesh-pot that Friedrich Trump built on the road to the Klondike. Parks Canada and a Yukon First Nation are changing that. The post Donald Trump’s ancestral brothel gets a new lease on life appeared first on Macleans.ca.
A closer look at the federal government's new international assistance program, now oriented with women at its centre The post Will Canada’s feminist foreign-aid program work? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
In the meantime, the government could spend as much as $2.97 billion in social support for claimants The post Asylum claim wait time could hit 11 years, documents reveal appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The probe is reportedly examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice when he fired FBI director James Comey The post Special Counsel Mueller examining possible obstruction by Trump: report appeared first on Macleans.ca.
From the Washington Post: The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said. Show More Summary
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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot in the hip Wednesday morning by a gunman The post U.S. Congressman shot by gunman at baseball game appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Did the U.K. Conservatives prove that micro-targeted online political ads can harm campaigns, rather than help them? The post Is everything we thought about online political campaigns wrong? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
There's no end in sight to the diplomatic spat that has divided the region. Here’s what you need to know about the rift and what Trump has to do with it. The post Qatar-Gulf crisis: How fake news sparked a diplomatic crisis in the Middle East appeared first on Macleans.ca.
High-profile Trump backers and close friends say the president is preparing to fire the man now in charge of investigating possible Russian election inteference The post Will Trump fire special counsel Robert Mueller? appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Remember this? I was a kid, but I sure do: That was October 20, 1973. By November 17, Nixon was declaring hat he was “not a crook.” By July 24, 1974, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Nixon must turn over the While House tapes. Three days later, the House Judiciary Committee passes the […]
Watch U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testify before a Senate committee on Russia and James Comey's firing The post Jeff Sessions testifies to Congress: Full video appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Some cabinet members offered little to no praise for Trump and are not included here, since soon they will probably also not be included in cabinet The post Rating the sycophants around Trump, from one to five bootlicks appeared first on Macleans.ca.