Doing Nothing Isn’t An Option As America’s Racist Undercurrent Boils Over

The president of New York's Metropolitan Republican Club advises a far-right group in Germany that endorses shooting migrants, forgetting the Holocaust, and is "Nazi-friendly."

LGBT+ groups dismiss Trump pledge to beat HIV by 2030 as empty rhetoric

By Sonia Elks

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Donald Trump’s pledge to halt all new HIV infections in the United States within a decade was dismissed as an “empty gesture” by activists who said his administration had stripped resources from those fighting the epidemic. read more

Virginia Democrats scandal widens to include the AG wearing blackface in 1980

By Gary Robertson

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Virginia‘s attorney general on Wednesday admitted to having worn blackface at a college party, becoming the state‘s third high-ranking Democrat caught up in scandal since the release Friday of a racist photo from Governor Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook. read more

Trump Calls Joe Biden Dumb Before He Makes Plea For National Unity

Hours before his expected call for 'unity' during his State of the Union address, Trump dismissed former Vice President Joe Biden as “dumb,” called Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer a “nasty son of a bitch” and mocked the disgraced Governor Ralph Northam for “choking like a dog,”

Ivanka Trump Disgracefully Exploits Human Trafficking to Push for Her Dad’s Wall

The Trump White House held a meeting Friday on human trafficking. Before you get excited that this could be a sign of missing-in-action humanity on the part of the Trump administration, Trump is using this issue to advance his wall and try to paint Speaker Nancy Pelosi as someone who is advancing human trafficking.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen to testify at closed House hearing next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump‘s former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify next week at a closed hearing of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee after postponing an appearance before another congressional panel, citing threats from Trump. read more

Pelosi blasts Trump for Inflicting Needless Pain on Americans

“The President’s shutdown inflicted needless pain and chaos in the lives of millions of Americans, and stole billions of dollars from the economy," Speaker Pelosi said in a statement sent to PoliticusUSA.

Nancy Pelosi Is The Perfect Salve For Trump’s Sexist Criminal Chaos

Pelosi is not just doing her job to finally put a constitutional check on this presidency -- this crime and ethics violation ridden presidency, but she is quietly giving the women of this country the feeling that they matter and she won’t let this subjugating tyrant get off on hurting people anymore.

Self-proclaimed Republican ‘dirty trickster’ Roger Stone declared himself innocent hours after FBI raid

By Zachary Fagenson

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) – A longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump was arrested on Friday for lying to Congress about the 2016 campaign’s efforts to use stolen emails to undercut his Democratic rival in the latest arrest of the Special Counsel probe into possible election manipulation. read more

Nancy Pelosi Won the Wall Battle For America And The People

Those who claim this was a fight between parties are ignoring that one party was doing the will of the people, while the other was not. The Speaker got it done because it was the right thing to do and it should be remembered that she is not the person who held the government and 2 million people hostage over a failed campaign promise.

Trump announces deal with lawmakers to end government shutdown

By Steve Holland and Richard Cowan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday he has reached a tentative agreement with U.S. lawmakers for three weeks in stop-gap funding that would end a partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 35th day, with a senior Democratic aide saying money the president demanded for a border wall is not included. read more

One Damning Paragraph Shows How Trump Broke The Law With Wikileaks

It's against the law to even ask for or receive a “contribution or donation of money or other thing of value” in connection with a U.S. election. One does not have to even receive it to have broken federal law.

MAGA Hat Wearing Teen Who Mocked Native American Vet Issues BS Statement Of White Privilege

Nick Sandmann, the white high school student from Covington Catholic High School caught on video mocking a Native American veteran who was drumming near the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. called for an end to racism in our country, issued a denial via a public relations firm on Sunday. read more

Senator Requests FBI Investigation Of Trump DHS Secretary For Perjury

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) formally asked the FBI to investigate Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for perjury.

U.S. names three killed in Syria blast claimed by Islamic State

A U.S. Navy servicewoman and a former Navy SEAL are among the four Americans killed in a suicide bombing this week in northern Syria that the United States believes was likely carried out by Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Friday.

Mueller wants more time with cooperating witness Gates

(Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday asked a federal judge for more time before sentencing former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates because of his ongoing cooperation, suggesting the probe into Russian interference may still have a ways to go. read more

Lindsey Graham Threatens The FBI Because They’re Investigating Trump

Senator Lindsey Graham said on "Fox News Sunday" he plans to ask the FBI about a New York Times report that it investigated Donald Trump regarding his possibly working on behalf of Russia and against U.S. interests, suggesting that he thinks the FBI went too far.

White House asked for options to strike Iran: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the U.S. Embassy, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. read more

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters

By Thu Thu Aung and Poppy McPherson

YANGON (Reuters) – A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defense had not provided sufficient evidence to show they were innocent. read more

Adam Schiff Reminds Michael Cohen That He Will Still Need to Answer Russia Questions

Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff reminded Michael Cohen that while an open session would be welcomed, he will still need to answer questions about that Russia probe hanging over President Trump.