Republican Senator Jeff Flake Doesn’t Rule Out Running For President In 2020

It looks like Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona might be challenging Trump for the presidency in 2020.

Flake announced in October he intended not to run for re-election in 2018. On Sunday, during an appearance on ABC’s This Week, Flake responded to the question of whether he would be challenging President Trump in the next election cycle by leaving the door open. read more

Trump’s Legal Team Is Still Convinced Russia Investigation Will End Soon

Despite recent reports that the Russia investigation could last “at least another year,” Trump and his lawyers are still convinced that it’s winding down and will end soon.

Jay Sekulow, one of Trump’s lawyers, was quoted in a Wall Street Journal report Monday repeating the belief that his client would be let off the hook in the near future. “I know we, collectively, the lawyers, are looking forward to an expeditious wrapping up of this matter,” he said. read more

Freelance Journalist Who Wrote Anti-Hillary Propaganda Revealed To Be Kremlin Troll

A supposed freelance journalist going by the name of “Alice Donovan” with bylines in at least 10 different news outlets has been revealed to be a Russian troll who spent the election season pushing anti-Hillary Clinton narratives. After Trump entered office, “Alice” has continued to write for multiple publications, with her stories focusing on foreign policy decisions, especially those concerning Syria, made by the U.S., and presenting them through a lens Putin would approve of. read more

Feed the Beast, Starve the People: What’s Really Been Going on with GOP Tax Policy and Strategy

Over the last July 4 holiday, in an infamous moment inspiring public outrage, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was captured on film enjoying a public beach with his family. His family were the only ones on the beach, as the beach had been closed to the public because the state, due largely to a Christie veto, had failed to pass a budget, preventing funds from being disbursed to public parks. read more

Seriously? Gary Cohn Blames Congress for Trump Breaking Campaign Promise to Repeal Carried Interest Loophole

One hallmark of Donald Trump’s presidency to date has been his ignorant blustering about the office he holds, notoriously over-reaching in his assertions of power and bumping up against the checks and balances our founders put in place precisely to protect our democratic institutions against bullying tyrants such as Trump has proven himself to be. read more