Did Richard Spencer or David Duke take over the Twitter account for Anthony Scaramucci's new media venture, the Scaramucci Post? It appears so, from a flurry of insanely insensitive tweets regarding the Holocaust. Let's start with this...Show More Summary
It turns out not everything is death and destruction!
Clean-up needed in the Rose Garden. Will Kellyanne Conway report to Fox News, please? After Donald Trump’s outrageous claim that he, unlike President Obama, calls the families of troops killed in action—a claim that came immediatelyShow More Summary
According to Canadian officials, Americans engaged in NAFTA talks "don't like" what the White House wants them to say.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is issuing a warning shot after Arizona Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy during a Monday night speech in Philadelphia. Trump says in a...Show More Summary
Campaign Action A petition delivery of more than 325,000 signatures in support of a clean DREAM Act is just one of the events kicking off a week of actions in support of legislation to protect undocumented immigrant youth. ActivistsShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's "more than close" to naming a new health and human services secretary. But Trump tells Fox News Radio's Brian Kilmeade in an interview Tuesday that he's not ready to reveal a name because...Show More Summary
A week ago there was a raft of articles suggesting that President Trump was somehow coming undone. Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman had prominent Republicans speculating about the ex-generals having to wrestle the nuclear ‘football’ away from the President. Show More Summary
ANGRY JOHN MCCAIN IS ANGRY.
On Monday, Donald Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell conducted a joint press conference to showcase just how super sympatico they are on every subject you can imagine. That’s how the Senate passed Trump’s … and moved forward on his big...Show More Summary
A Republican president presses intelligence agencies to tell him what he wants to hear about a Middle Eastern foe. Remember how this turned out last time?
For years, Republicans have criticized Obamacare for making health care too expensive, misleadingly claiming that the law has led to skyrocketing costs. But now, the insurance industry and state regulators are complaining that it’s actually President Trump’s actions that are directly responsible for raising premiums. Show More Summary
It's disgusting to berate the poor for being poor and then condemn them to a life of sickness because they can't afford healthcare. Nevertheless, this particularly odious opinion comes from the factory that makes cruel pronouncements...Show More Summary
Florida has a U.S. senator who once flew aboard the Space Shuttle. A congressional candidate from Miami can go one better: Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera says she's been aboard a spaceship too. But this one was crewed by aliens. As in extraterrestrials. Show More Summary
Axios reports that Trump is speculating on possible Supreme Court vacancies, with one surprising name included: Sources who've spoken to the president about the Supreme Court say he tells them he thinks he'll have appointed four justices...Show More Summary
Donald Trump’s nominee for drug czar has withdrawn from consideration after a major Washington Post investigation showed that he sponsored a law stripping the Drug Enforcement Administration of a major tool to fight the opioid epidemic. Some Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, had called on Trump to withdraw Rep. Show More Summary
Just weeks after his return to Congress following life-threatening injuries sustained from a shooting at a congressional baseball practice over the summer, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) appeared on Fox News Tuesday morning to defend the Second Amendment, claiming that deadly shootings were the price of freedom. During a Fox & Friends interview, Scalise was specifically […]
Of course, rape and sexual assault victims (as many of Weinstein’s accusers claim to be) don’t have a choice. The point here is that women are damned in workplace harassment situations no matter what they do. Follow Jen on Twitter at @JenSorensen
Almost a month after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, the situation for the U.S. island territory remains bleak. Residents have expressed disappointment with the federal response as much of the island is still enduring a massive humanitarian crisis. For the island’s 3.4 million residents, basic needs of daily life are still in limbo. […]