Former President Barack Obama’s secret friend and ally, Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, denounced Jews as controlling government agencies that keep Black people down in a video clip posted Wednesday from a Saviours’ Day speech Farrakhan gave in late February. Show More Summary
Seth takes a closer look at President Trump's insistence that his White House is not in chaos, despite being sued by a porn star and one of his top aides resigning.
As the U.S., Mexico, and Canada enter into the final day of the seventh round of NAFTA renegotiation talks, President Trump is offering his neighbors an incentive for signing a favorable deal. “Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum will only come off if new & fair NAFTA agreement is signed,” Trump tweeted on Monday morning. Show More Summary
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Turkish extradition request for the second of nine Turkish citizens who were arrested on terror charges in Athens days before a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was rejected by a Greek court Tuesday.
Stocks opened lower after President Trump’s top economic adviser said he would resign amid a dispute over tariffs, but then recovered most of their losses.
This is hardly surprising, of course, but it is nonetheless a frightening outrage:When [Donald] Trump said North Korea "called up a couple of days ago" saying they were interested in talking with the United States, the president was actually referring to a phone call with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a White House official told Yonhap. Show More Summary
Carl Icahn, billionaire investor and close associate of President Donald Trump, issued an unusual statement Wednesday defending his recent sale of steel-related stock several days before Trump announced his intention to impose hefty tariffs on steel imports. Show More Summary
The Quotes of The Day Quote I This is one of the best times I’ve had with the media. This might be the most fun I’ve had since watching your faces on election night!” President Donald Trump Quote...
In the closed-door remarks, a recording of which was obtained by CNN, Trump also praised China's President Xi Jinping for recently consolidating power and extending his potential tenure, musing he wouldn't mind making such a maneuver himself."He's now president for life. Show More Summary
The more Trump faces legal jeopardy, the more Republican politicians feel the need to protect their president by going after those who enforce the law.
"Even while many pundits have labeled this the 'craziest week' in the Trump presidency — maybe in all of American history, if you listen to some experts — most of the moves that President Trump has made fit into a rather consistent strategy that he has pursued since 2016. Show More Summary
For the elderly and disabled who complain about poor Social Security assistance now, these might be the good old days. President Trump’s proposed fiscal 2019 Social Security Administration (SSA) budget would cut staffing, a recipe for long waits in agency offices and on the telephone for those trying to navigate the often-difficult world of old-age, […]
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn—who once worked as a "special adviser" to President Trump—dumped about $31 million of shares in a company that depends on steel imports just days before Trump announced tariffs on steel imports, the Guardian reports. On February 12, Icahn began selling his shares in crane...
A late burst of buying Friday erased a sharp drop stocks suffered early in the day, the AP reports. Bond yields and the price of gold rose, both signs that investors expect inflation might tick up. Investors remain focused on President Trump's threat to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum...
No one expects this president to conduct himself in an orderly way, but the announcement of dangerous new tariffs may take the cake.
The National Rifle Association is pissed, the White House’s battle-tested communications staff is reeling, and hundreds of thousands of young immigrants are worried about how their lives will change on Monday. But Donald Trump keeps on golfing! With his appearance Saturday at his Palm Beach County, Florida, golf course, the president hit a new milestone: 100 […]
Televised discussion sessions on the issues of the day allow President Trump to show the public how he does his job. It’s a form of performance art for a president who has the instincts of a showman.
In the 406 days since he took the oath of office, President Trump has made 2,436 false or misleading claims, according to The Fact Checker’s database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president. That’s an average of six claims a day. When we first started this project for the president’s first […]
This will be an unusual fact check. Essentially, we are fact-checking The Fact Checker. Like many things these days, it all started with a tweet. President Trump tweeted about the $1.7 billion in cash that the Obama administration sent to Iran and wondered why there had not been an investigation. Never gotten over the fact […]
Bloomberg reports: Anthony Scaramucci, President Donald Trump’s former communications director, is on a list of people blocked from entering the White House without special approval. A day after saying he wasn’t blocked, a White House official confirmed that Scaramucci is indeed among fired officials excluded from the campus. Show More Summary