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

‘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

How Steve King finally went too far for House Republicans

Everyone knew Steve King’s history of racist rhetoric. It had gone on for more than a decade. But House Republicans did something about it this week, as Democrats moved to denounce King on the House… Read More

Trump Discussed Pulling U.S. From NATO, Aides Say Amid New Concerns Over Russia

There are few things that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia desires more than the weakening of NATO, the military alliance among the United States, Europe and Canada that has deterred Soviet and Russian aggression… Read More

The good news: Trump’s ineptitude

Let’s hear it for ineptitude. That’s one of the unexpected lessons of President Trump’s tenure as he nears the halfway mark of his term. The president hasn’t been tamed; he’s every bit as autocratic and… Read More