A Consensus Speaker of the House!

More centrist fantasies.

Thanksgiving Traditions

As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.

President Joe Biden welcomes ASEAN leaders to the White House,Thursday, May 12, 2022, on the South Lawn. (Official White House Photo by Erin Scott) President Joe Biden welcomes ASEAN leaders to the White House,Thursday, May 12, 2022, on the South Lawn. (Official White House Photo by Erin Scott)

Joe Biden is Aging (Developing Story)

The 79-year-old will be 80 on his next birthday.

White House Rudderless, Aimless, and Hopeless?

Some Democrats are less than pleased.

Ukraine War Ruining Biden’s Plans

Crises tend to be distracting.

Madeleine Albright, 1937-2022

A trailblazing diplomat has died at 84.

Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks to the National Congress of American Indians Annual Conference, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks to the National Congress of American Indians Annual Conference, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Kamala Harris is Frustrated

Apparently, getting her elected President is not a high enough priority in the Biden White House.

Justice Stephen Breyer Justice Stephen Breyer

The Breyer Patch

The 83-year-old Justice is playing a dangerous game.

Happy Thanksgiving from OTB

Family, football, feasting, and flashbacks.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

President Charlie Brown

Joe Biden has bet his presidency on a caucus that may simply be irreconcilable.

First Black Woman Supreme Court Justice

Democrats are already jockeying to influence President Biden’s pick should a vacancy arise.

The Great Unbundling

The days of one-stop media shopping are long gone.

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

Trump’s Final Meltdown

The President of the United States is an existential threat to the Republic.

This is what a loser looks like. This is what a loser looks like.

Republican Leaders Refuse to Lead

They know Trump lost the election yet are aiding his outrageous assault on democracy.

Joint Chiefs in COVID Quarantine

Because of course they are.

President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Trump Infects America

One man’s fecklessness has gotten untold people sick.

President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are joined by health care and nursing association representatives, from left to right-Dr. Ernest Grant, Lisa Barlow, Caroline Few Elliot, Luke Adams, Marty Blankenship, Allen Zelno, Sophia Thomas and Maria Arvonio, listening to a reporter’s question after the signing of a proclamation in honor of National Nurses Day Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks) President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are joined by health care and nursing association representatives, from left to right-Dr. Ernest Grant, Lisa Barlow, Caroline Few Elliot, Luke Adams, Marty Blankenship, Allen Zelno, Sophia Thomas and Maria Arvonio, listening to a reporter’s question after the signing of a proclamation in honor of National Nurses Day Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Slowly Re-Opening America

Things are going to get better. And far worse.

Trump Fires Chief of Staff via Tweet

This is no way to run a railroad.

Nearly Four Decades Later, The Butterball Hotline Survives

The Butterball Turkey Hotline still thrives even in the era of the Internet.

Trump Puts Jared Kushner In Charge Of His Border Wall

President Trump has put his son-in-law in charge of building the border wall.

Jeff Sessions For Senate Again?

Former Senator and Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly considering running for his old Senate seat.

John Kelly Says He Warned Trump Of Impeachment If He Hired “Yes” Men

John Kelly, President Trump’s former Chief of Staff, is speaking out nearly a year after leaving office

Trump’s Unhinged Behavior On Full Display At Meeting With Pelosi

As the vultures continue to circle above the White House, the President continues to lash out.

Is Wilbur Ross Trump’s Next Target?

After the census debacle, some reports indicate that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may be next on President Trump’s chopping block.

Trump’s War Against Transparency And The Free Press Continues

It’s been three months since the White House held a press briefing. Meanwhile, the President continues his unhinged attacks on the media.

Donald Trump Jr. Subpoened By Senate Intelligence Committee

The President’s eldest son has been subpoenaed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding Trump campaign contacts with Russia.

Trump And Congressional Democrats Announce A Plan To Announce An Infrastructure Plan

President Trump and the top Democrats in Congress announced a purported $2 trillion infrastructure deal but there’s no reason to believe it will ever become law.

Kamala Harris Disqualified Because She Owns A Gun?

One opinion writer says that Senator Kamala Harris should be disqualified as a Democratic candidate because she owns a handgun.

Secret Service Chief Out as Part of DHS Shakeup

The tumultuous turnover at the top of the Trump team is too much.

Should Biden Commit to Being a One-Term President?

David Gergen lives in a fantasy world.

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 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.

Explaining Ralph Northam’s Weird Response to the Blackface Scandal

A man somehow got elected governor without being very good at politics.

Working Hard? Or Hardly Working?

President Trump’s detailed schedules reveal a man who doesn’t seem to spend a lot of time actually working.

Trump’s Border ‘Compromise’ Not Going Over Very Well

The initial reaction to President Trump’s proposal to reopen the government is not going over well on either side of the aisle.

Attention Shifts To Senate Republicans As Shutdown Drags On

As the government shutdown enters through its twenty-fourth day, attention is shifting to Senate Republicans who could be pressured to break ranks and potentially force a resolution.

As 2018 Ends, There Appears To Be No End In Sight For The Government Shutdown

As 2018 draws to a close, there’s no sign that the government shutdown will end any time soon.

Trump Names Budget Director Mick Mulvaney “Acting” Chief Of Staff

Trump has selected current Budget Director Mick Mulvaney to replace John Kelly as Chief of Staff, but that’s unlikely to change how the West Wing operates.

Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Border Wall Funding

Once again, President Trump is threatening a shutdown over the border wall that Mexico was supposed to pay for.

John Kelly To Leave White House By The End Of The Year

This time, the rumors about John Kelly leaving appear to be true.

John Kelly Expected To Resign “Soon”

There’s yet another rumor that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly could be on the way out.

Happy Thanksgiving From Outside The Beltway!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Ivanka Trump Used Private Email For Government Communications

In news replete with irony, it’s being reported that Ivanka Trump used a private email account to communicate about government business.

Former White House Communications Director Heads To Fox

Hope Hicks jumps from one pro-Trump venue to another.

James Mattis On The Way Out? It Sure Looks That Way

Reports about tension between Defense Secretary James Mattis and President Trump are becoming louder, and it’s being suggested that Mattis could be out of office after the midterms.

On The Twenty-Fifth Amendment

The Twenty-Fifth Amendment has been in the news a lot lately, but what would it actually take to use it to remove a President from power?

Trump Wants Dept. Of Justice To Investigate Source Of Anonymous Op-Ed

President Trump wants Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department to investigate the anonymous Op-Ed published earlier this week even though there doesn’t appear to have been a crime committed.

In Anonymous Op-Ed, Top Administration Official Describes A White House In Chaos

In an extraordinary anonymous Op-Ed, a senior White House official describes a White House in chaos.