Trump Fighting Congress’ Demand for His Tax Returns

The law is not on the President’s side.

Trump to Nominate Herman Cain to Fed

Nein. Nein. Nein.

Trump and Aid to Puerto Rico

A reminder that over 3 million citizens have no effective influence over the federal government.

Mueller Investigators Say Report More Damaging than Barr Summary Indicates

It now appears that the Attorney General is keeping publicly-releasable information hidden away longer than necessary.

White House Waived ‘Dozens’ of Clearance Denials

Findings of “foreign influence, conflicts of interest, concerning personal conduct, financial problems, drug use, and criminal conduct” were dismissed.

Majority of Americans Believe Trump Not Exonerated by Mueller Investigation

Another demonstration that evidence doesn’t much matter in modern American politics.

Mueller Report: No Conspiracy or Coordination Between Trump Campaign and Russian Government

The principal findings of the Mueller report are now public. They’re good news for the President on Russia and a mixed bag on obstruction.

Stephen Moore is a Terrible Choice for the Fed

Only the best people, dontcha know.

Mueller Report Delivered to Attorney General

The Friday news dump to beat all Friday news dumps.

Trump’s Intellectuals?

A WaPo writer takes a round-about path to demonstrate the obvious.

‘I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump’

The President’s latest ravings are “very bad, very bad.”

Pelosi: Impeachment ‘Not Worth it’

The Democratic Speaker of the House says there will be no charges against the Republican President barring an “overwhelming and bipartisan” consensus.

I Agree with Trump

Never say I can’t admit agreement when agreement is due.

The Trump Administration’s Goals For North Korea Talks Are Out Of Step With Reality.

The Trump Administration still doesn’t have realistic goals for its negotiations with North Korea.

Trump Wants Another $8.6 Billion For His Border Wall

President Trump will ask for $8.6 billion for his border wall in his Fiscal Year 2020 budget. He’s unlikely to get it.

Despite Donald Trump, America’s Institutions Are Prevailing

It’s been a rough two years under Trump, but America’s institutions are surviving.

Majority Of Americans Oppose Trump’s ‘Emergency’ And His Border Wall

More polling evidence that the public does not support Trump’s emergency declaration or his wall.

Judge Finds Trump Administration Broke Law With Citizenship Question On Census

A second Federal Judge has found that the Commerce Department violated the law when it moved to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 Census form.

Trade Deficit Hits Record Levels Despite Trump’s Tariffs

Notwithstanding President Trump’s tariffs, America’s trade deficit hit a record level last year.

The GOP’s Blind Loyalty To Trump Is Likely To End Up Costing Them

Republicans are blindly loyal to this President in a way we have not seen before. They are likely to end up paying a price for that.

Another Study Rebuts The Claim That Vaccinations Cause Autism

A decade-long study once again establishes that there is no link between childhood vaccination and autism.

The Saudis Tortured An American Citizen, Trump Looked The Other Way

The Saudis tortured an American citizen, but the Trump Administration doesn’t care.

North Korea Rebuilding Missile Testing Site

In the wake of the failure of the Hanoi Summit to reach any agreement at all, North Korea appears to be returning to old form.

Trump Intervened To Get Ivanka Trump A Security Clearance

For the second time in a week, reports indicate that the President intervened to get a family member a security clearance.

Trump Continues To Lie, The Truth Continues To Die

The President continues to lie at an astounding rate that only seems to be getting worse. Does anyone care?

Fox News And The Trump Presidency: State Run Media, Or A Media Run State?

A new report demonstrates that the relationship between Fox News Channel and the Trump Administration is much closer and more pervasive than previously believed.

Trump Cancels Korean Military Exercises, Gets Nothing In Return

Once again, President Trump gets taken for a sucker by the North Koreans.

Majority Of Americans Oppose National Emergency To Fund Border Wall

Most Americans oppose the President’s use of a national emergency to get funding for his border wall, but don’t expect that to cause him to change his mind.

Trump’s Job Approval Bounces Back From Post-Shutdown Lows

President Trump’s job approval numbers have recovered from the lows they hit in the wake of the government shutdown.

Senate Appears Poised To Block Trump’s National Emergency

There appear to be enough votes in the Senate to pass the resolution disapproving President Trump’s border wall “emergency,” but there’s not enough Republican support to override an expected veto.

Roy Moore Not Ruling Out Another Senate Run

Roy Moore, who lost a Special Election to replace Jeff Sessions in 2017 after being hit with allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault, isn’t ruling another bid for the same seat.

Trump’s CPAC Speech May Have Guaranteed His Re-Election

Reason’s Nick Gillespie makes an interesting case but I don’t buy it.

Trump Delivers Bizarre, Incoherent, Red Meat Speech At CPAC

In a two-hour rant before an adoring crowd of CPAC sycophants. President Trump displayed everything wrong with him and his Presidency.

The Hanoi Summit Failed Because Trump Is Pursuing The Wrong Goal

In the end, the reason the Hanoi Summit failed is because the Trump Administration is pursuing an unattainable goal.

Once Again, Trump Becomes An Apologist For A Dictator

Once again, President Trump proves that in the face of evil he is a coward and a disgrace.

Biden Says The Family Is On Board For A 2020 Run

Former Vice-President Joe Biden isn’t officially running for President yet, but says his family is on board if he does.

Trump Ordered Security Clearance For Jared Kushner Despite Objections

President Trump personally overrode the objections of security officials, the White House Counsel, and the Chief of Staff to make sure his son-in-law got a security clearance.

Economic Growth Slows In Final Quarter Of 2018

Economic growth slowed significantly in the fourth quarter of 2018 from where it had been earlier in the year. And it’s likely to slow down even more.

My Takeaways from the Cohen Testimony

Five things I think I think after the hearings.

Congress Needs To Fix The National Emergencies Act

Instead of merely seeking to block the President’s declaration of an “emergency” at the southern border, Congress should instead significantly amend the National Emergencies Act.

Michael Cohen Hearing Paints Trump In Horrible Light

Michael Cohen pulled back the curtain and revealed much about the true nature of Donald Trump yesterday. It’s not a pretty picture.

Hanoi Summit Ends Early With No Agreement

The second summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un ended early without any kind of agreement, signalling that no real progress has been made in talks between the two countries.

Federal Court Upholds Trump Administration’s Bump Stock Ban

A Federal Judge in Washington, D.C. has upheld the Administration’s ban on bump stocks.

The Dangers Of U.S. Military Intervention In Venezuela

American military intervention in Venezuela would make the situation in that country worse, not better.

Michael Cohen Set To Deliver Potentially Blockbuster Evidence Against Trump

Michael Cohen, the President’s former lawyer and “fixer,” is set to deliver several bombshells in his testimony before Congress today.

House Passes Bill To Block Trump’s Emergency, With Minimal GOP Support

The House of Representatives voted yesterday to block the President’s declaration of an “emergency” at the southern border. Now the matter goes to the Senate.

Republicans Face A Choice: Do They Support The Constitution, Or Trump?

Republicans face a choice in the coming days. Do they support the Constitution, or do they support Donald Trump? You can count on them making the wrong choice.

Trump’s Electoral College Problem

Based on his job approval numbers, President Trump could face an uphill battle in 2020.

Michael Cohen Heads To Capitol Hill

Donald Trump’s former lawyer begins three days of testimony before Congress today. By the time he’s done, he could end up doing real damage to the Trump Presidency.