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May 26, 2017

Tillerson won't host a single Ramadan event at State, breaking a 20-year tradition

The announcement comes on the heel of a Trump statement marking the holy month by referencing terrorism.

New app aims to turn Trump Twitter tantrums into social justice fundraising

WeCanResist.It gives your non-profit of choice a donation when Trump goes off.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott makes joke about targeting journalists

He made the joke the day after a reporter was physically assaulted by a member of the GOP.

James Comey acted to protect the email inquiry based on information he knew was false

The former FBI director worried about the integrity of the Justice department.

Trump's impeachment chances rise from low to moderate, Economist Intelligence Unit says

"The young presidency of Donald Trump is in serious trouble," the Economist Intelligence Unit reported.
May 26, 2017

Hillary Clinton tells graduates to persist in the face of adversity

"Some [politicians] are even denying things we can see with our own eyes, like the size of crowds."

After the Montana special election, what's next for Democrats?

The Republican, after assaulting a journalist, still won by several points.

Montana Special Election: Why Greg Gianforte's win isn't all good news for Republicans

Republican Greg Gianforte underperformed President Donald Trump's margin — a sign of eroding GOP support.

Will Greg Gianforte be convicted of assault? Here's what Montana criminal lawyers say.

Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly "body slamming" a reporter.

Sessions is tough on crime and Mexico — but not big banks who let cartels launder money

Non-criminal immigrants? They gotta go. Banks that allow drug cartels to launder money? Well ...
May 25, 2017

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is under FBI investigation

The president's son-in-law is the only official still inside the White House who is reported to be under investigation.

Here's a running list of how national Republicans are reacting to Gianforte's body slam

Republicans who endorsed Gianforte have largely been silent.

Florida congressman is the latest to introduce bill calling on Trump to pay for his trips

Trump is living "a lavish lifestyle at taxpayer expense," Rep. Alcee Hastings says.

Montana election results: Gianforte wins, apologizes for alleged assault on reporter

Republican Greg Gianforte survived a reasonably tight race after he was charged with assaulting a reporter at a campaign event.

Federal appeals court rules against Trump's travel ban once again

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals said Trump's travel ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."
May 25, 2017

Here's a running list of advertisers who have abandoned Sean Hannity's Fox News show

Companies are responding to calls for a boycott after Hannity pushed a discredited conspiracy theory.

The Montana special election is a chance for Berniecrats to show they can compete

Democrat Rob Quist was competitive even before the body slam — and he hasn't even been going after Trump.

Watch Donald Trump appear to push a world leader at the NATO summit

Trump pushed another world leader out of the way to be in the front of the pack of 28 NATO leaders.

Donald Trump launches search to find intelligence leakers

Trump says people leaking classified information will be "prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law."

The latest CBO score finishes off the already-doomed Republican health care plan

Premiums could rise up to 700% for older Americans.