Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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... 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... 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,... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more
Mar
22
2017

Nunes: Trump transition team was under surveillance

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday that information on the Trump campaign — including Donald Trump himself — was “incidentally collected” by the intelligence community during the Obama administration. via Nunes: Trump transition team was under... Read more
Mar
19
2017

White House security boosted after arrest

The US Secret Service has bolstered security at the White House after a man was arrested making threats at one its checkpoints, a third such security scare in just over a week. CNN reported that the man made a... Read more
Mar
16
2017

Michael Flynn was paid by Russians before joining Trump team

President Trump’s former national security adviser, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, was paid by the Russians before assuming his post, according to a new report. Flynn received tens of thousands of dollars from Russian companies in 2015, just before he... Read more
Mar
15
2017

Pro-Trump radio host Michael Savage claims he was attacked

A conservative radio host whom President Donald Trump has credited with being instrumental to his upset victory claims he was assaulted outside a California restaurant Tuesday night. Michael Savage, the 74-year-old host of the nationally syndicated talk radio show... Read more
Mar
15
2017

House Intel Committee seeks names of Obama officials who requested ‘unmasking’ of Americans picked up on surveillance

The leaders of the House Intelligence Committee asked the three leaders of the intelligence community Wednesday about any time during the last seven months of the Obama administration whenever any of its agents and officials improperly named, or "unmasked,"... Read more
Mar
15
2017

Federal judge blocks Trump’s second travel ban

Hours before it was to take effect, President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban was put on hold Wednesday by a federal judge in Hawaii after hearing arguments that the executive order discriminates on the basis of nationality. The ruling... Read more
Mar
15
2017

Trump reveals $37M payment, $150M income in 2005 tax info

President Donald Trump revealed on Tuesday that he had paid $37 million in taxes in 2005 while raking in more than $150 million in income. The White House made the announcement shortly after MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow announced on Twitter... Read more