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Trump’s Job Approval Numbers Are Historically Bad And Only Likely To Get Worse

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Donald Trump is the most unpopular incoming President in more than eighty years.

Trump Golf Courses Displaying Fake Time Magazine Cover Featuring Donald Trump

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Donald Trump’s golf courses are displaying something that literally is fake news.

CBO Score Casts Even More Doubt On Senate Health Care Reform Bill

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Once again, a bad CBO score is casting doubt on a Republican health care reform bill.

Supreme Court Partly Upholds, Partly Lifts, Stay On Muslim Travel Ban

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In a decision that hands a victory to both sides, the Supreme Court has partly upheld, and partly lifted, the stay on President Trump’s Executive Order that banned travel from six majority-Muslim nations.

The 140 Character POTUS

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Twitter is, in some way, the most vacuous and simplistic of all social media, and it also appears to be the President’s main intellectual outlet.

Trump Lies, The Truth Dies

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Donald Trump’s Presidency is young, but he’s already on track to become the biggest liar ever to occupy the Oval Office.

Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke No Longer Being Considered For DHS Position

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David Clarke, the controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff who was apparently up for consideration for a position at the Department of Homeland Security before it was revealed that he had plagiarized his Master’s Thesis, is no longer under consideration for a Federal Government position: WASHINGTON — David A. Clarke Jr., the polarizing Milwaukee County sheriff and a […]

Trump Reverses Parts Of Obama’s Opening To Cuba

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Foolishly, President Trump is rolling back part of President Obama’s opening to Cuba.

Robert Mueller Investigating Jared Kushner’s Finances

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has a Trump family member in the cross hairs.

President Trump Thinks The Media Hates His Twitter Habit. He Couldn’t Be More Wrong.

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Donald Trump thinks the media doesn’t like his Twitter habit. In reality, they love it.

Republican Congressman Steve King Blames Obama For Virginia Shooting

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Iowa Congressman Steve King says former President Obama is partly to blame for this week’s shootings at a practice by Republican Members of Congress for this year’s Congressional Baseball Game: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is pointing a finger at former President Barack Obama for the attack on Republican lawmakers at a baseball field in Alexandria, […]

Pence Lawyers Up

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We haven’t seen much of Vice-President Pence in public lately, but behind the scenes, he’s reacting to the growing investigation of the Trump Administration: WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence has hired a personal criminal defense lawyer to guide him through the various investigations encircling the White House, an aide said on Thursday. Mr. Pence […]

Trump Taps Woman Who Planned His Son’s Wedding To Run Federal Housing

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Donald Trump has appointed the woman who planned his son Eric’s wedding for a top No. 2 position at the Department of Housing and Urban Development: She’s arranged tournaments at Trump golf courses, served as the liaison to the Trump family during his presidential campaign, and even arranged Eric Trump’s wedding. Now President Trump has […]

Democratic Lawmakers Sue President Trump For Violations Of Emoluments Clause

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Nearly 200 Members of Congress and the Senate have filed suit against President Trump alleging that he is violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.

Mueller Expands Investigation To Include Obstruction Of Justice

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigation to include the allegation that President Trump may have attempted to obstruct justice

Federal Reserve Raises Rates For Third Time Since December

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For the third time since December,, the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates.

Ed Gillespie and Ralph Northam Win Primary Battles For Virginia Governor

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Republicans and Democrats have picked their candidates for 2017’s Governor’s race, but the biggest name is likely to be one not on the ballot, Donald Trump.

So, no More Golf for POTUS?

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Forget the imperial presidency. Welcome to the indolent presidency.

Maryland and Washington, D.C. Sue Trump Over Alleged Emoluments Clause Violations

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Maryland and the District of Columbia are suing President Trump based on alleged violations of two provisions of the Constitution that have never been litigated before.

Trump’s Absurdly Obsequious Cabinet Meeting

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Donald Trump’s first Cabinet Meeting looked like something out of a Maoist propaganda video.

Golden State Warriors Reportedly Decline To Visit White House

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Last night, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their second NBA Championship in three seasons during which they have dominated the NBA and drawn comparisons to the Chicago Bulls of Michael Jordan’s era. This morning there are reports that the team has elected not to visit the White House as has […]

Trump Reportedly Considering Firing Special Counsel Bob Mueller

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There are reports that the President is considering firing Special Counsel Bob Mueller. Are we headed for another Saturday Night Massacre?

Ninth Circuit Upholds Stay On Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

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The Trump Administration’s Muslim Travel Ban suffers another defeat at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Attorney General Sessions To Give Public Testimony On Russia Investigation

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in a public hearing tomorrow regarding the Russia investigation amid reports that he had additional contact with Russian officials that were previously not disclosed: Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify in an open hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, according to the committee’s leaders. Sessions will be […]

Trump May Cancel Trip To United Kingdom Due To Planned Protests

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Reports are indicating that President Trump may cancel or delay his trip to the United Kingdom due to planned protests.

Congress Facing Another Debt Ceiling Crisis

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In addition to everything else on its plate, Congress will have to revisit raising the debt ceiling again sometime this summer.

Trump Says He’d Testify Under Oath About Comey And Russia, That Would Be A Mistake

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President Trump says he’d be willing to testify under oath in response to former F.B.I Director Comey’s accusations. That would be a mistake for several reasons.

Comey Testimony Was Ratings Gold

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Former F.B.I. Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday was ratings gold: It was the testimony of a once-obscure former law enforcement official. Before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. At 10 in the morning. On a workday. Not your usual ratings gold. No matter. Roughly 19.5 million Americans tuned in […]

New York Attorney General Investigating Eric Trump’s Charitable Foundation

Earlier this week, I took note of a report in Forbes regarding the fundraising and expenditures by Eric Trump’s charitable foundation, which appears to have paid an unusually large amount of money to businesses controlled by his father and his family. Yesterday, New York Attorney General Eric Schnederman announced that it had launched an investigation into […]

Democrat Jon Ossoff Leads In Georgia Special Election

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Democratic nominee Jon Ossoff is leading in a race that Republicans should be winning easily.

Comey Unloads On President Trump, Guarantees That Russia Investigation Will Expand

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James Comey’s testimony today wasn’t the end of the Russia investigation. Indeed, we are only at the beginning of the beginning, and it’s likely to get worse for the President before it gets better.

Twitter Users Blocked By @RealDonaldTrump Claim First Amendment Violation

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If Donald Trump blocks you on Twitter does that constitute a First Amendment violation? Two Twitter users say yes, but their argument is very weak.

Comey To Testify That Trump Repeatedly Pressured Him On Russia Investigation

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Based on his just released opening testimony, tomorrow’s testimony by Former F.B.I. Director James Comey is likely to be explosive.

Majority Of Americans Believe Trump Was Trying To Block Russia Investigation

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Most Americans believe that President Trump has been actively trying to block the F.B.I.’s Russia investigation

Was Eric Trump’s Children’s Charity Used To Divert Money To Trump Businesses?

A new report from Forbes alleges that Eric Trump’s foundation was used as a front to divert money to businesses owned by his father.

Trump Names Former Justice Dept. Official Christopher Wray to Be F.B.I. Director

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A seemingly ‘safe choice’ for F.B. I. Director.

It’s Looking More And More Like Congress Will Fail To “Repeal And Replace” Obamacare

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Congress is running out of time in its effort to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.

Majority Of Americans Oppose Trump’s Decision To Back Out Of Paris Climate Accord

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Only 28% of Americans support President Trump’s decision to back out of the Paris Accord, but it’s not clear that this will harm him politically.

Trump Won’t Assert Executive Privilege Against Comey Testimony

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The Trump Administration will not try to stop former F.B.I. Director James Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday.

Donald Trump Undermines Defense Of His Muslim Ban In Morning Tweetstorm

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President Trump took to Twitter again this morning and promptly shot himself in the foot.

Trump’s Poll Numbers Remain Bad, And They’re Getting Worse

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The polls are looking worse and worse for Donald Trump.

London Attack Leads To Another Incoherent Trump Twitter Tirade

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President Trump responded to last night’s terror attacks by taking to Twitter.

“Covfefe” Explained! (Well, not Really)

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RedStateWatcher proclaims:  BREAKING! “Covfefe” Mystery Solved! President Trump Wins Again! After doing some research and using Google Translate, we found “Cov fe’fe” in Arabic means “I will stand up.” Except, the NYT reports:  No, ‘Covfefe’ Was Not Trump Speaking Arabic “Covfefe,” these people on the internet insist, is Arabic for “I will stand up.” That is […]

The Least Self-Aware Statement Ever Made by a President?

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President Donald J. Trump, yesterday in the Rose Garden: At what point does America get demeaned?  At what point do they start laughing at us as a country?   We want fair treatment for its citizens, and we want fair treatment for our taxpayers.  We don’t want other leaders and other countries laughing at us […]

Trump Signs Waiver Of Law Requiring Move Of U.S. Embassy To Jerusalem

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Despite campaign promises, President Trump won’t be moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem anytime soon.

Hillary Clinton Blames Everyone For Her Election Loss, Except Herself

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Hillary Clinton is blaming everyone she can for her loss, except the most obvious suspects.

Trump Considering Reversing Obama Policy On Cuba

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President Trump is reportedly considering at least partly reversing one of the great foreign policy successes of the Obama Presidency.

James Comey Will Testify Before Congress, And Confirm Pressure By Trump To Drop Investigation

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Former F.B.I. Director James Comey is now expected to testify before Congress next week, and will reportedly confirm previous reports that the President pressured him to end the Bureau’s Russia investigation.

Trump Reportedly Ready To Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Accord

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Reports indicate that President Trump is preparing to fulfill a campaign promise and withdraw the U.S. from the accord on climate change reached in Paris in 2015.

Donald Trump’s European Vacation

Donald Trump’s first overseas trip went about as badly as you’d expect it would.

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