Attorney General Sessions To Give Public Testimony On Russia Investigation

He could provide insight into the relationship between Trump campaign officials and Russian officials and the circumstances behind the firing of former F.B.I. Director James Comey.

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

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.

Comey To Testify That Trump Repeatedly Pressured Him On Russia Investigation

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

Jared Kushner Is “Focus” Of F.B.I. Investigation

The President’s Son-In-Law has reportedly become a ‘focus’ of the ongoing F.B.I. investigation. That puts the President in a very awkward position.

James Comey To Testify Publicly On Trump Efforts To Influence Russia Investigation

Coming to a television set or Internet livestream near you sometime after Memorial Day.

The Personnel Math that Gets us to Mueller

If you have to have an acting attorney general as it relates to one of the biggest issues of the moment, you may have picked the wrong AG.

Senior White House Official Is ‘Person Of Interest’ In Russia Investigation

The Russia investigation seems to be getting closer to the Oval Office.

Joe Lieberman For F.B.I Director?

For some reason, Joe Lieberman is apparently the front-runner to replace James Comey at the F.B.I.

Our Long National Nightmare is Just Beginning

In the immortal words of Warren Zevon, “Send lawyers, gun, and money. The shit has hit the fan.”

Donald Trump Reportedly Asked Comey To Shut Down F.B.I. Investigation Of Michael Flynn

Another day, another allegation against the President. This time, though, it’s very, very serious.

Comey Firing Driven By Trump’s Frustration Over Russia Investigation

Evidence continues to mount that the Russia investigation was the real motivation for President Trump’s decision to fire James Comey.

President Trump Fires F.B.I. Director James Comey

Less than a week after revealing that the F.B.I. was investigating the Trump campaign regarding ties with Russia, F.B.I. Director James Comey has been fired by President Trump.

The First 100

An assessment of the 45th President’s first 100 days.

Roy Moore Resigns as Chief Justice of Alabama Supreme Court to Run for Senate

Roy Moore, who is currently on suspension, has resigned as chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in order to challenge Luther Strange for his seat in the US Senate.

Federal Judge Slaps Down Trump Executive Order On ‘Sanctuary Cities’

Another Federal Court has found another Trump Executive Order unconstitutional.

Thoughts about the Trump National Security Team

Trump appears to undervaluing existing bureaucracies listening more to hacks and ideologues.

Trump Justice Department Tells Remaining U.S. Attorneys To Clean Out Their Desks

An unusual, if not unexpected, mass firing at the Justice Department on Friday afternoon.

Majority Supports Independent Counsel To Investigate Ties Between Russia, Trump Campaign

A majority of Americans support appointment of an Independent Counsel to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 election and the Trump’s campaign’s ties to Russia, but we should be careful before taking this step.

Trump Administration Issues Revised Muslim Travel Ban

President Trump has issued a revised ban on travel from six predominantly Muslim nations.

Pay For Play At Mar-A-Lago

Donald Trump’s “Winter White House,” which has effectively become a “Weekend White House,” is basically selling access to the President.

Reports About Contact Between Trump Campaign And Russian Officials Continue To Mount

Another day, another round of reports about contacts with Russian officials and people close to President Trump.

Jeff Sessions Failed To Disclose Contacts With Russian Officials

Attorney General Jeff Sessions apparently misled Senators when asked about his contact with Russian officials.

Trump Administration Rescinds Obama Era Guidelines On Transgender Students

Not surprisingly, the Trump Administration has revoked guidelines to public schools that required accommodation of transgender students.

Senate Approves Mnuchin For Treasury Secretary As Trump Cabinet Comes Together

With two votes last night, President Trump’s Cabinet is coming together.

Appeals Court Upholds Restraining Order Barring Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Another judicial slap at the Trump Administration.

Jeff Sessions Confirmed As Attorney General

After a highly contentious nomination process, Jeff Sessions was confirmed last night as the new Attorney General of the United States.

Senator Elizabeth Warren Silenced By Senate During Debate On Sessions Nomination

There were fireworks on the floor of the Senate last night, but it was really just politics as usual.

Betsy DeVos Confirmed As Secretary Of Education After Tie-Breaking Vote By Mike Pence

Despite two Republican defections, Betsy DeVos was confirmed today as Secretary of Education.

Republicans Against Legal Immigration

Two Republican Senators are introducing legislation that would result in drastic reductions in the number of people allowed into the country legally.

Democrats United In Opposition To Virtually All Remaining Trump Cabinet Nominees

Senate Democrats are set to almost unanimously oppose virtually all of the Trump Cabinet nominees yet to be voted on.

Firing Sally Yates Was Not A “Monday Night Massacre”

The Acting Attorney General was fired last night after announcing that she would refuse to defend President Trump’s Executive Order on immigration. As a result she was fired. Contrary to some arguments, this was not improper.

Trump’s First Supreme Court Pick Could Be Days Away

President Trump hinted today that he’s likely to name his Supreme Court choice next week, and the list to appears have narrowed to three men.

Key Republicans Pushing To Have Obamacare Replacement In Place Before Voting On Repeal

With repeal of the Affordable Care Act now likely sooner rather than later, key Republicans are urging the party to have a replacement in place before repeal is voted on.

New Senate Democratic Leader Regrets Supporting Filibuster Reform

The new leader of the Senate’s Democrats says he regrets supporting the filibuster reforms his party passed in 2013.

Rand Paul Speaks Out Against Potential Trump Nominees

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is speaking out against several of President-Elect Trump’s proposed Cabinet nominees.

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions Picked For Attorney General

Alabama’s Jeff Sessions will become the nation’s top law enforcement officer. That’s not a good thing.

Donald Trump’s Immigration Flip Flop

Donald Trump is signaling a big shift in his immigration position.

Is Trump About To Flip-Flop On Immigration?

A report over the weekend raises questions about whether or not Donald Trump is changing positions on a central tenet of his campaign.

Susan Collins Joins Other Republicans In Opposing Trump, But What Took So Long?

More Republican officeholders are distancing themselves from Donald Trump, but it’s time to start wondering what took them so long,

Donald Trump To Pick Mike Pence As Running Mate, Reports Say

If reports are correct, Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be Donald Trump’s choice for a running mate.

Evaluating Donald Trump’s Short List For Running Mates

The Trump campaign is out with its own ‘short list’ of potential running mates.

Donald Trump’s Vice-Presidential Choice: Would It Be Conventional, Or Crazy?

Several top Republicans have already said that they would not accept a position on a ticket with Donald Trump, so who might he choose?

Jeff Sessions Endorses Donald Trump, While Other Republicans Begin To Panic

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions became the latest prominent Republican to endorse Donald Trump, but there are a lot more Republicans who are starting to panic over what Trump could do to their party.

Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan As Bad As You’d Expect

Donald Trump’s immigration plan is would create a police state, violate people’s rights, and hurt America’s economy. And his supporters will most likely love it.

Scott Walker Is Now Apparently Against Legal Immigration Too

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is now appealing to the worst aspects of economic populism on the right.