Kellyanne Conway’s Husband Rips Trump in Washington Post Op-ed

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, is continuing his attacks on President Donald Trump, which apparently has caused some marital friction.

In addition to trashing dubious legal claims by Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani on Twitter Friday, Conway also lambasted the president in a Washington Post editorial that he co-wrote with former U.S Solicitor General Neal Katyal and former Republican FEC Chairman Trevor Potter. read more

Republicans in Congress Are in Turmoil, Thanks to Trump

Republicans in Congress are expecting a partial government shutdown, “just in time for Christmas,” but they would probably rather have a lump of coal.

President Trump’s harmful comments at a White House meeting with congressional Democrats on Tuesday about how he would accept blame for a shutdown have made the partial shutdown scenario much more likely. And GOP members of Congress are not happy about it. read more

Trump Will Face His Worst Fears As Dems ‘Take an MRI to His Finances’

Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif. confirmed Donald Trump’s worst fears on Thursday when he said “We’re going take an MRI to his finances.”

Swalwell works with Rep. Adam Schiff on the House Intelligence Committee and is also on the House Judiciary Committee, soon to be chaired by Rep. Jerry Nadler. Both Schiff and Nadler have promised that when Democrats take over their committee will open in-depth investigations into the president and his finances, including global money laundering operations and payments he received from foreign countries. Nadler has said his committee will have to consider impeaching the president. read more

Two Top Lawyers Say It’s Time For Trump To Resign

Two top lawyers say it is now time for President Donald Trump to negotiate a plea deal and resign from office in order to minimize his legal liability.

Both former U.S. Solicitor General Neal Katyal and former chief White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter reached the same conclusion yesterday after more evidence was disclosed making clear that Donald Trump was guilty of committing at least one felony — and probably several more. read more

O’Rourke Rockets Into Second Place in CNN Ranking of 2020 Candidates

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) on Thursday jumped from tenth to second place in CNN rankings of prospective 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

By placing O’Rourke second on his monthly “power rankings” of potential Democratic candidates, CNN’s Chris Cillizza put him ahead of many others who had been considered leading contenders for the 2020 nomination. The Texas Congressman now ranks ahead of former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). read more

A Defiant Stacey Abrams Says ‘I’m Going to Run Again’

Stacey Abrams

Democrat Stacey Abrams, who lost a heated and controversial Georgia governor’s race against Republican Brian Kemp, has announced that she will definitely run for public office again.

“Yes, I’m going to run again,” she told an enthusiastic crowd at Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit” in Laguna Niguel, Calif. “What it is I’m going to run for I haven’t decided yet. Stay tuned.” read more

New York Will Investigate and Prosecute Trump, His Family and His Business

The newly-elected Attorney General for the State of New York has some big plans. And they involve the President of the United States, his children, and his business.

After being elected on November 6, Letitia James promised she would begin large-scale investigations of “President Donald Trump, his family and anyone in his circle who may have violated the law.” She said the investigations and prosecutions of Trump criminal conduct would be a top priority when she starts her new job next month. read more