June 22, 2018

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 things Trump’s Cabinet did this week besides separating families

Scott Pruitt faces a new email scandal, the Trump administration continues its attacks on Obamacare and Betsy DeVos scraps more than 1,000 civil rights cases.

June 21, 2018
June 20, 2018

More than half of deaths in ICE custody linked to inadequate medical care, report shows

An independent team of medical experts found that more than half of the 15 “detainee death reviews” reported by ICE showed that inadequate medical care had contributed to the person’s death.
June 19, 2018

They started raising money to reunite immigrant families. It’s now Facebook’s biggest fundraiser.

Fundraiser to reunite families at the border sets records.
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June 18, 2018

Mic Daily: Contamination at Camp Lejeune, Trump doubles down on family separations and more

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June 18, 2018

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says policy of separating migrant families is not child abuse

“Everyone is subject to prosecution," Nielsen said at the White House press briefing Monday.

June 18, 2018

Today in Trump’s America: WH struggles to get message straight on its child separation policy

As the harsh criticisms roll in, Trump administration officials have given conflicting statements about the policy, with some administration officials flat-out lying.
June 16, 2018

Inside the ACLU’s efforts to stop the Trump administration’s family separation policy

The Trump administration is separating families at the border as part of a broad crackdown on immigration, but the ACLU is suing to put a stop to the practice altogether.
June 15, 2018

Today in Trump’s America: Republicans rail against the FBI after release of IG report

It’s been 585 days since the election, and yet here we are — again — discussing James Comey’s conduct as the head of the FBI during the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
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June 13, 2018

Mic Daily: Maine keeps ranked-choice voting, Trump may erect tent cities for migrant kids and more

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June 13, 2018

Trump administration reportedly eyeing tent cities to house migrant children

Department of Health and Human Services officials will reportedly scout the Fort Bliss Army base near El Paso, Texas, as a potential location to temporarily house between 1,000 and 5,000 children.

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June 12, 2018

Mic Daily: Mitch McConnell’s legacy of obstruction, Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un and more

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June 6, 2018

Mic Daily: Trump grants clemency to Alice Marie Johnson, Democrat women dominate primaries and more

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June 6, 2018

A large percentage of LGBT people rely on food stamps. If Trump’s bill passes, more will go hungry.

The myth of gay affluence overshadows the fact that LGBT people are disproportionately food insecure.
May 25, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump Cabinet that aren’t about so-called witch hunts

Two federal agencies appear poised to roll back anti-discrimination rules, the EPA bars reporters from a water contamination event and the Interior Department roles back animal cruelty rules.
May 22, 2018

This Donald Trump subreddit has been fully taken over by Donald Glover fans

Who is the one true Donald?

May 22, 2018

South Korean president heads to WH to try to salvage Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un

South Korean President Moon Jae In flew across the world to meet with Trump in an attempt to save the summit Trump has planned with Kim in Singapore next month.
May 17, 2018

House Republicans continue to defy leadership to push for immigration vote

It's the one-year anniversary of Mueller’s investigation, and with the amount of news that came out about the probe Wednesday night alone, it’s clear his team is still going full steam ahead.
May 16, 2018

Trump reimbursed Michael Cohen for Stormy Daniels hush money payment, new documents reveal

The revelation comes in Trump’s personal financial disclosure report, which he filed with the Office of Government Ethics.
May 14, 2018

Trump’s embassy move could be a turning point for the young American left

More than 100 young Jewish activists came out in D.C. to protest Trump's decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
May 9, 2018

Both parties avoid disaster in a spate of primaries in key midterm contests

Both parties avoided the major disasters that could have taken important races off the map had certain unelectable candidates won the nominations.

May 7, 2018

Republicans try to avoid electoral disaster in West Virginia, but it may be too late

Coal baron Don Blankenship could thwart the GOP’s chances of defeating Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, one of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats in 2018.
May 4, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 resignations from the Trump administration you maybe missed

There were a host of major resignations from the Trump administration over the past week.
May 2, 2018

Mueller subpoena threat could drag out Russia probe even longer

Mueller’s threat came after Trump’s lawyers said Trump isn’t obligated to speak to investigators working on Mueller’s probe.
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May 1, 2018
April 30, 2018

The real problem with the White House correspondents’ dinner and access journalism

The outrage from the D.C. press corps about Wolf's routine proves what critics have been saying for years: the correspondents' dinner is access journalism at its worst.

April 28, 2018

NAACP leader who defended Candace Owens from racist trolls shocked to learn she’s conservative now

"We’re very saddened and disappointed in her," Connecticut NAACP president Scot X. Esdaile said.
April 25, 2018

Kanye West has gone full MAGA — and Donald Trump thinks it’s “very cool”

“You don’t have to agree with Trump but the mob can’t make me not love him,” Kanye said.
April 9, 2018

Queer comedians explain what’s wrong with all those gay jokes about Trump and Putin

"A comedian joking that being a bottom is a bad thing is not only hack, it’s just untrue. Bottoming is great! Gay sex is great!"
April 4, 2018

Trump’s trade war could hurt the very voters who put him in the White House

While Trump has said trade wars are “good, and easy to win,” experts say the trade war would directly hurt the very voters who helped fuel Trump’s presidential victory.