President Donald Trump has named Lt Gen HR McMaster as his national security adviser. He will replace Lt Gen Michael Flynn who was fired after just three weeks and three days in the job. A lieutenant general with the US Army, HR McMaster served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Show More Summary
We have known for many weeks that the FBI is investigating both the Russian government’s efforts to influence the outcome of the 2016 election and the possibility that members of Donald Trump’s campaign actively participated in those sabotage efforts. Show More Summary
Win McNamee via AP, Pool Former Presidential Bill Clinton and wife Hillary Clinton arrive on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Friday, January 20, 2017, for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. An earlier version of this story appeared at The Huffington Post. Show More Summary
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is named President Donald Trump's national security adviser.
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos appeared to speak tolerantly of pedophilia in video clips shared ahead of his speaking engagement at next week's Conservative Political Action Conference. He flippantly said young boys "discover who...Show More Summary
Donald Trump found a way to get around the problem of ex-generals and admirals refusing to take his call. After reports that former Vice Admiral Robert Harward turned down an offer of the national security position, and other namesShow More Summary
(AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting further criticism of Sweden's immigration policies. The president might be referring to a segment aired Friday night on the Fox News Channel show "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that reported Sweden had accepted more than 160,000 asylum-seekers last year but that only 500 of the migrants had found jobs in Sweden.
Following the made-up "Bowling Green Massacre," perhaps it was inevitable that Donald Trump would point to imagined terrorist violence in Sweden.
I don't know how much attention it's received. But the appearance of the name of Felix Sater in this new article in the Times is one of the biggest shoes I've seen drop on the Trump story in some time. Read More ?
Crazy Eddie: A Michigan blogger reports on the "day without immigrants" protest in his state. What Would Jack Do: Some advice on getting through the Trump era. Hackwhackers: A round-up of reactions to Trump's bizarre press conference. Progressive...Show More Summary
Trump remains intent on pushing everyone's buttons and causing rampant fear in our communities. Yesterday he issue two his two new implementation orders on immigration to effectuate his prior executive orders, which are already under attack in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
This is the most horrible story I've read this year, although it's only February. It's inconceivable that such disgusting prison conditions could exist anywhere in the world. Relatives wailed in grief or stared stoically as flowers... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
If it's 10 PM ET on a weekday, the chances are very good you'll see Sean Hannity ranting about the "abusive" "alt left media." Because he and his beloved fellow snowflake, Donald Trump, just can't take any media that doesn't slobber over him the way Hannity does. NewsHounds' Richard gathered together some screenshots tonight in a Tweet. Show More Summary
Ann Ravel, former FEC commissioner, talks with Rachel Maddow about why her frustration with the lack of action by the Federal Election Commission led her...
Edward Price, former CIA analyst and NSC spokesman, talks with Rachel Maddow about how his dismay and alarm at the conduct of the Trump administration led...
How many of these have you seen? (I loved Arrival but I haven't seen any of the others yet.) Open Thread below....
The major American record labels had a band signing feeding frenzy following the "alternative rock" break through in early 90's. A ton of bands were signed that weren't ever going to make it big but it all looked good for the image of...Show More Summary
So far President Trump has signed very few bills. One lets coal companies dump waste into streams. The other lets oil companies bribe foreign dictators in secret. And he is moving to block a Labor Department "fiduciary rule" that requires...Show More Summary
A Calendar of Resistance Events & Resistance in Your Backyard Lawrence Mishel and Heidi Shierholz at the Economic Policy Institute write—Robots, or automation, are not the problem: Too little worker power is: T he fear of job-stealing...Show More Summary
Let’s say that we have an energized and not yet fully organized moderate center to left group of people who are uncomfortable with Donald Trump’s presidential performance so far. Let’s further say that maybe some voted for him, and some...Show More Summary