May
12
2017

Trump threatens to cancel all press briefings in ‘fake media’ tweet tirade

President Trump lashed out at the “fake media” in a Friday morning tweetstorm – defending his spokespeople for inaccuracies in their accounts of his dismissal of FBI Director James Comey. “The Fake Media is working overtime today!” he declared. “As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my ... Read more
May
11
2017

Aetna Is Latest Health Insurer to Quit Obamacare Markets

Aetna Inc. will leave the few remaining states where it had been selling Obamacare plans next year, making it the latest health insurer to pull out of the health law as Republicans attack the program as failing and work to dismantle it. While the move is likely to attract outsize political attention, the decision affects ... Read more
May
09
2017

Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling. via News from The Associated Press. ... Read more
May
05
2017

Trump fires White House’s first female chief usher

The Trump administration has fired the White House chief usher — the first woman and second African-American to hold the nonpartisan position, according to a report. The White House residence staff was told Friday morning that Angella Reid, appointed in 2011 by President Obama, had been canned, without offering an explanation, the Washington Post reported, ... Read more
Apr
29
2017

Trump reveals why he’s avoiding returning home to NYC

President Donald Trump says he hasn’t returned to his New York City home because “going back is very expensive for the country.” Trump tells Fox News in an interview Friday that he feels “guilty” when he returns to Trump Tower because authorities close surrounding streets and “I hate to see the New Yorkers with streets ... Read more
Apr
20
2017

Hillary camp scrambling to find out who leaked embarrassing info

The knives are out in Hillary Clinton’s camp about who leaked embarrassing information to the authors of a bombshell new book about her “doomed presidential campaign.” There is a witch hunt under way among Clinton’s presidential campaign staffers after the release of the autopsy book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign” by journalists Jonathan Allen ... Read more
Apr
19
2017

Honeymoon from Hell: The Liberal Media vs. President Trump

As President Trump approaches the end of his first 100 days in office, he has received by far the most hostile press treatment of any incoming American president, with the broadcast networks punishing him with coverage that has been 89% negative. The networks largely ignored important national priorities such as jobs and the fight against ... Read more
Apr
18
2017

Clinton apologized to Obama on election night

Hillary Clinton had to eat humble pie twice on election night. Clinton apologized to President Obama for her bruising loss — right after calling Trump to offer him “congratulations,” according to a new book chronicling her 2016 presidential bid called “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.” “Mr. President, I’m sorry,” she said, according to a ... Read more
Apr
17
2017

Former FEC Chairwoman Calls for ‘Regulations’ of Political Speech on the Internet

The former Federal Election Commission chairwoman Ann M. Ravel says that political speech must be controlled on social media. She presented her remarks in a speech at UC Berkeley, calling for regulations against “fake news.” via Former FEC Chairwoman Calls for 'Regulations' of Political Speech on the Internet | Heat Street. ... Read more
Apr
13
2017

US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

The US military has dropped an enormous bomb in Afghanistan, according to four US military officials with direct knowledge of the mission. A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, nicknamed MOAB, was dropped at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, the sources said. via First on CNN: US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan – CNNPolitics.com. ... Read more
Apr
10
2017

Alabama gov pleads guilty to charges, resigns over affair

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has resigned after pleading guilty to two misdemeanor charges of violating state campaign finance law. The attorney general’s office announced the resignation Monday with a plea deal. via Alabama gov pleads guilty to charges, resigns over alleged affair | New York Post. ... Read more
Apr
03
2017

The truth about Mike Pence and woman staffers

Since a Washington Post profile of Karen Pence, the vice president’s wife, appeared last week, critics have obsessed over a single line which reported that, as of 2002, the vice president doesn’t dine alone with women other than his wife. At the Atlantic, the New Yorker and other venues, writers have argued that Pence’s preference ... Read more
Apr
02
2017

The Watergate-sized scandals rocking the Trump and Obama administrations

Just when you thought Washington couldn’t get worse, we’re swamped by sensational headlines and breathless reports about Russia, wiretaps and criminal leaks of classified material. Did Donald Trump collude with Russia to defeat Hillary Clinton? Did Barack Obama politicize law enforcement and intelligence-gathering to spy on Trump and destroy his presidency?The Watergate-sized scandals rocking the ... Read more
Apr
01
2017

Perez: Trump Didn’t Win Election

Newly elected Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez campaigned for Democrats in Newark, New Jersey Friday by telling a crowd the Republican Party doesn’t “give a shit” about them. Perez claimed those people gathered and proclaimed, “Donald Trump, you don’t stand for our values… Donald Trump you didn’t win the election.” via Perez: Trump Didn't Win ... Read more