Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released a memo that completely eviscerates the memo prepared by Committee Chairman Devin Nunes.
Mexico’s President canceled a visit to the United States for the second time since Donald Trump became President due to a continued disagreement over who will pay for Trump’s border wall.
Presidents are much more constrained in issuing and rolling back regulations than they or the public think.
President Trump continues to make irresponsible and dangerous threats in connection with American policy toward North Korea.
The Defense Department will reportedly recommend to President Trump that transgender members of the service currently serving in the military be allowed to continue serving.
President Trump has announced a new round of sanctions against North Korea, but they are unlikely to work given the unrealistic nature of the Administration’s current policy toward North Korea.
The Mueller investigation moves forward.
If a law enforcement officer with 30 years of experience can’t stop an active school shooter, what makes anyone think a teacher with a gun can?
Since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in District of Columbia v. Heller four separate Federal appellate courts have ruled that state and local laws banning “assault weapons” do not violate the Second Amendment.
Continuing a long-standard tradition, the Trump Administration claims it doesn’t need to get legal authorization to keep American troops in Syria.
National Security Adviser H.L. McMaster is the latest person rumored to be considering moving on from the Trump Administration.
President Trump is pressing the idea of arming teachers to stop shootings in schools.
A new poll suggests that Republicans would get the blame if Congress fails to pass a bill to protect DACA beneficiaries.
President Trump is calling on the Justice Department to ban bump stocks, but it seems clear that this is an area where Congress needs to be taking the lead.
Donald Trump’s dereliction of duty in response to clear evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election is a staggering and flagrant dereliction of the duties he agreed to take on when he took the Oath Of Office more than a year ago.
The prospects for extending legal protections for DACA beneficiaries are getting grimmer by the day.
Blake Hounshell has doubts about whether Trump colluded with Moscow.
President Trump’s tweets, other public statements, and actions are causing world leaders to doubt the reliability of the United States on the world stage.
Donald Trump is now claiming that he had never denied that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. This is, of course, not true.
President Trump has been labeling reports of Russian interference in the 2016 election as “Fake News” for the better part of a year now, and he’s been ignoring warnings about the potential of similar efforts in this year’s midterms, but his National Security Adviser isn’t: Evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is “now […]
A significant and important development in the Russia investigation that shows that President Trump’s claim that the stories of Russian interference in the 2016 election were “Fake News” is completely untrue.
More security clearance problems for the White House.
The prospect for a fix to help DACA beneficiaries is looking gloomier than ever.
Another day, another Court ruling against the Trump Administration.
President Trump’s military parade would come with a not insignificant cost.
A bipartisan group of Senators has proposed a largely reasonable fix to the DACA problem, but its fate remains unclear.
Despite what his own intelligence chiefs are saying, President Trump still does not believe that Russia interfered in the 2016 election.
Whether it’s the abuse angle or the more serious issue of security clearances, the White House still can’t get the story straight on the Rob Porter case.
Donald Trump’s lawyer admits to making a six-figure payment on the eve of the 2016 election to a porn star that Trump was alleged to have had an affair with. That just raises a host of other questions.
Another Federal Judge has placed a hold on President Trump’s order to end DACA.
Why does the U.S. continue to pursue the seemingly impossible goal of denuclearization with regard to North Korea? In part, it’s because we’re still locked into thirty-year-old rhetoric.
The Department of Education announced yesterday that it will no longer investigate civil rights complaints from transgender students regarding bathroom access in public schools.
Intelligence officials are warning that the Russians are set to seek to influence the 2018 elections just as they did in 2016. Despite this, the Trump Administration refuses to acknowledge this publicly while the President seeks to undermine the investigation into past Russian interference.
Women voters are turning decidedly against Donald Trump, this could pose problems for Republican in 2018 and beyond.
The only reason March 5th is “our last chance” at a DACA deal is if Trump makes it so.
If Trump is able to insist upon a package deal or no deal at all, he may muck up his chance of policy success, but it may be the Democrats who lose politically.
The Tea Party is dead, but it was never really alive to begin with.
Republicans spent the eight years of Obama Administration railing against fiscal irresponsibility. Now that they have power, they’re the ones being fiscally irresponsible.
Expecting North Korea to agree to diplomatic talks that are aimed at getting rid of their nuclear weapons is asking for the impossible, and ensuring there will be no progress on the diplomatic front for the foreseeable future.
Via Gallup: Outlook Grim in Latin America for Relations Under Trump. The image of U.S. leadership took a hit worldwide during Donald Trump’s first year in office, but nowhere more so than in Latin America, where the median approval rating dropped from 49% in 2016 to 24% in 2017. As low as the approval rating was […]
One of the main objections that many on the right seem to have to proposals to legalize DACA beneficiaries and other illegal immigrants is the idea that they could eventually become citizens. There’s no good reason they shouldn’t be able to do so.
The Judge presiding over a case dealing with Trump’s proposed border wall expressed doubts about the project. The President will no doubt be irked by the identity of that Judge.
More than a year into the Trump Presidency, dozens of White House personnel lack proper security clearances.
President Trump spoke up about the spousal abuse charges against his former Staff Secretary Rob Porter. His response was entirely predictable.
Late Friday, a second member of the Trump Administration resigned his position amid accusations that he abused his former wife: A White House speechwriter resigned Friday after his former wife claimed that he was violent and emotionally abusive during their turbulent 2½ -year marriage — allegations that he vehemently denied, saying she was the one […]