Senate Republicans all but surrender to Trump on wall despite shutdown’s toll

One month into a historic government shutdown, Republican senators are standing staunchly behind President Trump’s demand for money to build a border wall, even as the GOP bears the brunt of the blame for a standoff few… Read More

Trump marks MLK day with 2-minute memorial visit

President Donald Trump made a brief appearance Monday at Washington’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, honoring the civil rights icon with a wreath on the federal holiday bearing his name. The president, accompanied by Vice… Read More

Kentucky teens’ harassment of indigenous man ‘qualified as the legal definition of assault’: Attorney who observed incident to CNN

The Kentucky teens who dressed in MAGA garb and harassed indigenous protestors met the legal definition of assault, an attorney who observed the confrontation told CNN on Saturday. Students from Covington Catholic High School in… Read More

Why can’t Trump make deals? No one trusts him anymore

Sen. Mitch McConnell was jolted with a fresh reminder of President Trump’s capriciousness last month: The majority leader persuaded Republican colleagues to take a politically difficult vote to temporarily fund the government, but not a… Read More

Senate must protect Mueller from Barr, President Trump

by Brent Budowsky In his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, attorney general nominee William Barr suggested he would keep secret the final report of special counsel Robert Mueller by refusing to release it… Read More

Rudy Giuliani just contradicted nearly all the Trump team’s past collusion denials President Trump’s legal spokesman Rudolph W. Giuliani on Wednesday night appeared to grant the possibility that members of Trump’s campaign did, in fact, collude with the Russians during the 2016 presidential election campaign. And… Read More