The Shadow Rulers of the VA

How Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter and two other Mar-a-Lago cronies are secretly shaping the Trump administration’s veterans policies. by Isaac Arnsdorf Last February, shortly after Peter O’Rourke became chief of staff for the Department… Read More

The party of Trump has a corruption problem. Will voters care at all?

Yesterday’s indictment of Trump ally Rep. Chris Collins on insider trading charges was yet another gut punch for Republicans after some bad news inside the numbers from Tuesday night’s primaries. And that hasn’t been the… Read More

Brett Kavanaugh: Presidents can ignore laws they think are unconstitutional – CNNPolitics

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in 2013 asserted that it’s a “traditional exercise” of presidential power to ignore laws the White House views as unconstitutional, as he defended the controversial practice of signing statements prevalent… Read More

Trump feud with Koch network exposes rift between populist forces and establishment GOP

President Trump’s tight grip on the Republican Party is being openly challenged by the powerful network of ideological conservatives linked to billionaire industrialist Charles Koch, splaying out long-simmering tensions over the party’s future just months… Read More