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

Tax Cut Is Better (for Companies) and Worse (for Everyone Else)

President Donald Trump and the Republicans’ tax cut is proving to be vastly more generous for corporate America, and vastly more expensive for taxpayers, than expected. Worse, the Trump Slump is erasing the bump the stock… Read More

‘Grifters, weaklings and felons’: Chris Christie burns down Trump’s entire inner circle

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie doesn’t just have his knives out for Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner — he also has unkind words for President Donald Trump’s entire inner circle. Axios has published a new… Read More

Republicans Break Ranks Over Move to Lift Sanctions on Russian Oligarch’s Firms

WASHINGTON — A group of 11 Republican senators broke ranks with their leadership and the administration on Tuesday to side with Democrats in a showdown over sanctions on Russia, underscoring the political sensitivity of the… Read More

Barr fields questions on Mueller probe, independence from Trump at attorney general confirmation hearing

William P. Barr, President Trump’s nominee to be the next attorney general, appeared Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee for confirmation. Barr, a former attorney general, deputy attorney general and head of the department’s Office… Read More