Feb. 4, 2018

In wake of memo, Dems warn of looming constitutional crisis as GOP disagrees on Trump vindication

Politicians on both sides of the aisle struck down Trump's claim that the controversial memo "totally vindicates" the president.

Feb. 3, 2018
Feb. 3, 2018

Nunes didn’t read FISA material he used to attack Russia investigation in controversial memo

He also told Brett Baier that he will vote to release the Democrats' memo, but won't say when.
Feb. 3, 2018

How would Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction” play out in 2018?

Odds are, the onetime teen heartthrob wouldn't get away unscathed.
Feb. 3, 2018

Trump slams Russia probe as “American disgrace,” says Nunes memo “vindicates” him

Trump continues to lash out at those investigating him.
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Feb. 3, 2018

Unreliable sources: A look at the worst media moments this week

Here’s a look at some of the more unreliable, cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.

Feb. 2, 2018

The Nunes memo leaves out critical information, former federal prosecutor says

"This is advocacy, and not particularly sophisticated advocacy."
Feb. 2, 2018

Fox News receives first excerpts of controversial GOP memo, fueling the partisan fire

The FBI was against the memo’s release, saying the document leaves out key facts that “fundamentally impact the memo’s accuracy.” Some of those omissions are instantly apparent.
Feb. 2, 2018

Trump’s Cabinet is the most ethically challenged in history — and they don’t care, watchdogs say

"In any other normal time, these would be big scandals. But it feels like any other day in Washington."
Feb. 2, 2018

Trump’s favorite talking point on black unemployment is dead as it climbs to 7.7%

That 7.7% rate is the highest since January 2017, when Trump took office.
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Feb. 2, 2018

Mic Wakeup: Black Monuments Project, history-making Oscars and Trump’s huge State of the Union fib

It’s Friday, Feb. 2. Here are three things you need to know.

Feb. 1, 2018

Team Trump’s 2016 meeting with the Russians, the Air Force One response and why it all matters

A new report indicates the episode has become a focus of the Mueller investigation.
Feb. 1, 2018

As GOP preps release of memo aimed at discrediting Mueller’s probe, a majority want him protected

The poll comes as Congressional Republicans gear up to release a classified memo that Trump has been telling his associates will help him discredit Mueller's probe.
Feb. 1, 2018

Trump’s claim that his State of the Union ratings were highest “in history” debunked — by Fox News

The false announcement again highlights Trump's well-documented obsession with television ratings.
Feb. 1, 2018

Voters will consider a record number of ballot initiatives to reform our democracy in 2018 elections

In 2016, 13 of these measures passed at the state and local level. In 2018, at least 12 democracy reform measures could be considered on the state level alone.
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Feb. 1, 2018

Mic Wakeup: Fact-checking Trump, going vegan to save the earth and North Korea causes Olympic drama

It’s Thursday, Feb. 1. Here are three stories you need to read.

Jan. 31, 2018

FBI says it has “grave concerns about material omissions of fact” from the GOP memo

The FBI says it has, "grave concerns about material omissions of fact that fundamentally impact the memo’s accuracy.”
Jan. 31, 2018

Fact-checking Trump’s first State of the Union address

Trump makes false and misleading statements on the economy, coal and immigration.
Jan. 31, 2018

Trump makes controversial call to make it easier to fire federal employees

“POTUS calling on Congress to remove civil service protections for feds serves the goal of politicizing the career ranks," the a former government ethics director said.
Jan. 31, 2018

Why Donald Trump’s State of the Union moved Congress no closer to a deal on immigration

Democrats and moderate Republicans said Trump's speech did not bring unity on its core proposal: immigration reform.
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Jan. 31, 2018

Mic Wakeup: Donald Trump’s first State of the Union draws predictably mixed response

It’s Wednesday, Jan. 31. Here are three stories you need to read.

Jan. 31, 2018

Trump in State of the Union speech: “Americans are dreamers too”

The line stood out to many as a divisive attempt to imply that young undocumented people are not "Americans."
Jan. 31, 2018

Trump’s first State of the Union is unlikely to change the state of play

State of the Union addresses rarely change public opinion of a president. And given that Trump’s speech was filled with red meat for his base, that trend is likely to hold for Trump’s first SOTU.
Jan. 31, 2018

Full text of President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union address

The full text of President Donald Trump's 2018 State of the Union address.
Jan. 30, 2018

Live updates: Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address

The White House says Trump will strike a bipartisan tone before a deeply divided Congress.
Jan. 30, 2018

Trump has been warring with federal law enforcement for months. Is he starting to win?

Andrew McCabe, a frequent Trump target, said Monday he will resign as deputy director of the FBI.

Jan. 30, 2018

How ‘One Day at a Time’ brilliantly captures the effect of Trump’s America on one Latinx family

We spoke with showrunners Mike Royce and Gloria Calderón Kellett about what went into the making of the sitcom's second season.
Jan. 30, 2018

For Trump’s first State of the Union, Black Lives Matter and “resistance” leaders stage clapbacks

Maxine Waters, Black Lives Matter movement activists and #MeToo voices are among those planning response's to Donald Trump's first State of the Union address.
Jan. 30, 2018

GOP votes to release classified memo as Trump declines to impose Russian sanctions

Democrats and some Republicans say Monday's bevy of Russia news is further proof that Republicans are trying to protect Trump from Mueller's investigation.
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Jan. 30, 2018

Mic Wakeup: Here’s what you can look forward to with the State of the Union address

It’s Tuesday, Jan. 30. Here are three stories you need to read.