Andrew Joyce
Andrew Joyce

I cover politics and policy.

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.

May 25, 2017

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.
May 25, 2017

Why you might pay 20% more for health insurance next year

The devil is in the details.
May 23, 2017

One of the biggest obstacles to Trump’s proposed budget: Trump’s proposed tax plan

Trump is counting revenues from taxes he promised to eliminate.
May 23, 2017

Former CIA director says he knew about contacts between Trump's campaign and Russia

John Brennan also says he worried about U.S. contacts with Russian officials.
May 19, 2017

Report: The Trump-Russia probe is now investigating a possible cover-up

You know what they say about cover-ups and crimes.

May 19, 2017

While You Weren't Looking: Trump flew these 4 bits of policy way under the radar this week

As the press focused on a cascade of White House crises, the Trump administration continued to carry out its agenda.
May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017

Trump's team knew Flynn was under investigation and hired him anyway

The newly appointed special prosecutor is looking into Flynn as part of a criminal investigation.
May 18, 2017

The GOP House Majority Leader reportedly said aloud that Trump is on Putin's payroll

Paul Ryan tried to make sure these comments remained secret.
May 17, 2017

Department of Justice appoints special counsel in Trump-Russia investigation

The announcement comes a week after Trump fired the FBI director.

May 17, 2017

The Republican House Oversight Committee chair just demanded all Comey memos by next week

His request follows the bombshell report that Trump asked Comey to kill the investigation into Michael Flynn.
May 16, 2017

Republican congressman gives reporters the finger instead of commenting on Trump and Comey

A reporter tried to ask him about new reports that Trump tried to get Comey to kill the investigation into Michael Flynn.
May 16, 2017

Report: Trump tried to get James Comey to kill the investigation into Michael Flynn

The 'New York Times' reported Comey left a paper trail to document what he saw as Trump's interference in an investigation.
May 15, 2017

11 times Trump complained about leaking classified information

He was pretty adamant about the idea that mishandling classified information makes a person "not fit" to be president.
May 13, 2017

Will GOP criminal justice reformers push back on Trump's "tough on crime" agenda?

Only one GOP senator was willing to call out the administration's harsh new sentencing policy.

May 10, 2017

The GOP rep who ensured the AHCA would pass faced angry constituents at a town hall

The architect of the House GOP's health care compromise was besieged by his own constituents in New Jersey.
May 8, 2017

Sally Yates Testimony: 3 key takeaways

Yates proved herself a fierce interlocutor in the face of Republican criticisms.
May 8, 2017

Why does this senator love to tweet pictures of public restrooms?

Inquiring minds want to know.
May 8, 2017

New progressive group raises over $1 million to challenge GOP after health care vote

Republicans could face a swift backlash in the 2018 midterm elections.