June 22, 2017

Donald Trump regales Iowans with plan to cover Mexican border wall in solar panels

"My idea," the president said.

June 22, 2017

Donald Trump's first 2020 fundraiser will be at his DC hotel, raising ethics concerns

"I would advise against it," former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter said, "But it's legal."
June 21, 2017

Sen. Tom Cotton's intern used a mind-blowing array of slurs in front of a reporter

According to "Nate," the British are "faggots," immigrants are "these people," Paul Ryan is a "cuck" and Americans are a "superior race."
June 21, 2017

Lara Trump: The road to the White House "hasn't been easy" on our family — or the president

It's been "crazy," she says — and she hopes it stays that way through a second Trump term.
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June 21, 2017

Georgia Special Election Results: 3 key takeaways from the GOP's big night in Georgia's 6th

It was a disappointing night for supporters of Jon Ossoff, but doesn't necessarily spell doom for Democrats.
June 21, 2017

Stark report on opioid epidemic shows what's at stake in Trump's budget cuts

Trump's budget calls for a 95% cut to drug control agencies at the same time opioid ER visits have risen over 99%.

June 19, 2017

Georgia Special Election Polls: Race remains tight, but Dem. Jon Ossoff is looking good

Democrat Jon Ossoff's lead has narrowed, but Republican Karen Handel hasn't led a poll since May.
June 19, 2017

The GOP left a giant database containing personal information of almost every voter unprotected

The DNC email hack is looking pretty mild in comparison.
June 18, 2017
June 15, 2017

Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, Trump asks Americans to "pray for Steve"

"Rep. Steve Scalise, one of the truly great people, is in very tough shape — but he is a real fighter," Trump tweeted.
June 14, 2017

Report: Special counsel Robert Mueller investigating whether Donald Trump obstructed justice

Numerous high-level officials have agreed to be interviewed, according to the 'Washington Post'.

June 14, 2017

Watch 2011 footage of the Alexandria shooter talking at an Occupy Wall Street event

"The 99% are getting pushed around," alleged shooter James Hodgkinson told a St. Louis news station.
June 14, 2017

White House says Trump won't fire special counsel, but his own staff are nervous he will

Staff tried to stop Trump from turning a "bad situation into a catastrophe" by firing Mueller, the 'New York Times' reported.
June 13, 2017

Donald Trump suddenly thinks House Obamacare repeal bill is too "mean"

After weeks of bad coverage, Trump is now against the bill for which he once held a celebratory White House press conference.
June 13, 2017

Sessions Testimony: AG waffles on question of alleged third meeting with Russian ambassador

"Well, I guess I can say that I possibly had a meeting, but I still do not recall it," Sessions told Sen. Mark Warner.
June 12, 2017

Trump walks US away from yet more climate pledges, this time at G-7

The Trump administration refused to co-sign a statement saying the US is committed to lowering greenhouse gas emissions.

June 12, 2017

Greg Gianforte pleads guilty to assaulting reporter

Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault for body slamming a Guardian reporter in May.
June 11, 2017

Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes to become U.S. state, but likely won't

Despite a landslide victory at the polls, Puerto Rican statehood is likely to get caught up in the U.S. Congress.
June 11, 2017

Lindsey Graham warns Trump to stop talking so much about Russia investigation

Graham seemed especially nervous Trump might testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, warning of a "circus."
June 11, 2017

Preet Bharara says there is "absolutely" enough evidence to go after Trump on obstruction

Bharara also seemed to say Trump tried to "cultivate some kind of relationship" with him.
June 10, 2017

"March Against Sharia" attracts white supremacists, armed militiamen

In most of the country, the poorly organized rallies were confronted with larger crowds of counter-protesters.

June 10, 2017

Jeff Sessions will testify before Senate on Russia, Comey firing on Tuesday

The testimony of the attorney general is likely to be explosive.
June 10, 2017

White House staffer who boasted he wasn't worried about "ethics lawyers" reprimanded by them

White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr. called for the defeat of Rep. Justin Amash and earned himself a formal reprimand.
June 10, 2017

The US has sent special forces to the Philippines to fight ISIS-linked group Abu Sayyaf

It is not clear how many troops the U.S. has sent, and what they are doing while there, NBC News reported.
June 8, 2017

Paul Ryan says Trump's attempt to flip James Comey was "obviously" inappropriate

But Ryan stopped far short of suggesting Trump shouldn't be allowed to pick a new FBI director.
June 8, 2017

Trump says he "feels completely and totally vindicated" by Comey testimony — through his lawyer

The FBI director's full testimony will air on Thursday morning.

June 7, 2017

3 biggest takeaways from James Comey's prewritten testimony on Donald Trump

The president was obvious in his intentions and troubling in his execution.
June 7, 2017

Trump praised Arab nations decision to cut off Qatar possibly caused by Russian hackers

Russian hackers may have planted fake news to drive a wedge between Trump and Qatar, a key U.S. ally, CNN reported.
June 7, 2017

Report: Trump tried to have top intel officials shut down Comey's Russia investigation

Trump asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to intervene in the FBI inquiry, the 'Washington Post' reported.
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June 6, 2017

Eric Trump's charity for cancer kids funneled over $1 million to for-profit Trump Org

Donald Trump told employees, "I don't care if it's my son or not — everybody gets billed," according to 'Forbes.'