Attorney General William Barr is playing a political game, and he is losing, according to NBC News national affairs analyst John Heilemann.
As Speaker Nancy Pelosi pointed out yesterday, when Barr testified before Congress, he went “off the rails.” Instead of speaking as an independent law enforcement officer, Barr spoke as if he was a member of Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection committee.
CNN’s New Day this morning took some well-deserved shots at President Donald Trump’s documented friendship with Fox News host Sean Hannity.
POLITICO writers Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer were on the show discussing their new book, Hill to Die On, with co-anchors Alisyn Camerota and Jake Berman. The book describes the pitched battle that has taken place on Capitol Hill in Washington during the first two years of Trump’s presidency.
History will show that when it comes to the political battle over security at the U.S. border, Donald Trump is a loser.
Nothing he does — no matter how horrible — has worked to achieve his stated goals. In fact, he has made the situation worse, as border crossings have increased during his presidency.
Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is giving a new push to his 2020 campaign today by announcing a new version of his “Medicare for All” plan.
“What our system does is get rid of insurance companies and drug companies making billions of dollars in profit every single year,” Sanders told CBS News in an interview Wednesday.
This is just the latest evidence that Trump’s plan to hide the Mueller report is going bad, and in fact is turning into a disaster.
Update: This story has been corrected to reflect that this is an opinion piece, and not a factual statement about the president’s menconditiontion.
President Donald Trump is undergoing significant cognitive decline and must be tested for dementia according to a new report in USA Today.
Donald Trump seems to have a very unusual relationship with White House Adviser Stephen Miller, who has been accused of white supremacism.
In fact, the president is now relying on the 33 year-old immigration hardliner more and more every day. Miller was reportedly behind the recent purge of the Department of Homeland Security, including the firing of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has found himself in the hot seat, and if he doesn’t handle things properly he may also find himself in jail.
Last week House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) sent a letter to the IRS requesting six years of Trump’s personal and business returns. He asked the IRS to provide the documents by Wednesday. And today, Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig will be on Capitol Hill testifying before Congress.
Donald Trump has spent the last few days engaged in one of his favorite activities: firing people. And the net result is that he has decimated the Department of Homeland Security.
The president seems to be in a controlled rage, having now let go DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) director Lee Cissna, Undersecretary for Management Claire Grady, and General Counsel John Mitnick. And on top of that he also got rid of the highly respected Secret Service director, Randolph “Tex” Alles.
Last week House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass) sent a letter to the IRS Commissioner demanding six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns. This started a huge legal and political fight in Washington, with both sides prematurely claiming victory.
The Office of the Special Counsel (OSC) has opened an investigation into the Trump administration’s decision to pursue a nuclear agreement with the government of Saudi Arabia, The Daily Beast reported on Monday.
Since becoming Speaker of the House in January, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has had to balance the goals of far-left progressives in her party with moderate Democrats who won districts in 2018 that Donald Trump had carried in 2016.
A panel of experts on CNN’s New Day on Monday was unanimous. They all said that President Donald Trump will have a very hard time finding a new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) chief who will also be able to win confirmation in the Senate.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has guaranteed victory for her party in the 2020 elections. One of the ways she will make good on her promise is by making sure the House passes popular bills which will be rejected by the White House and the GOP-controlled Senate.
On Sunday, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin published an editorial in The New Yorker, and in it he severely rebuked Attorney General William Barr.
According to Toobin, Barr is continuing to obstruct justice by helping Donald Trump conceal special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report from Congress and from the American people.
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi continues to be a thorn in the side of Donald Trump. She is frustrating him in Washington, and now it has just been announced that she will receive one of the most prestigious honors in politics — the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.