The ineptitude and general inability of President Donald Trump to function properly and appropriately in his role as chief executive were known well-before these past few weeks, but the coronavirus crisis has seemed to highlight what we’ve already understood for quite some time: if the United States ever faced a real crisis with Trump still in office, it would be a very, very bad thing.
Joe Biden's spokesman Andrew Bates called the Axios column claiming the former Vice President was considering Jamie Dimon for Treasury "laughable speculation," likening it to fantasy football.
Daryon Jackson, who was formerly Senator Kamala Harris' political strategist, flagged video on Thursday of former Vice President Joe Biden saying he was looking for a VP who matched his ideals like Kamala Harris or another woman. Jackson then noted that it sounded like Harris was his top pick.
President Trump's Wednesday coronavirus press conference did nothing to comfort Wall Street, and in fact seems to have spooked it as stocks "head for worst week since financial crisis,"
You wouldn't know this from reading most media reports, but the job growth under Trump has actually slowed when compared to the last three years of President Obama's presidency.
Republicans are giving Trump the go-ahead to cheat in 2020 by refusing any witnesses and evidence in his impeachment "trial" over his attempt to bribe a foreign power to help him cheat in another election in concert with their repeated blocking of election security bills.
Mercurial Trump has changed his mind now that he's sent the deficit running toward the $1 trillion dollar mark. Now is the time to cut Medicaid and really stick it to the poors to pay for his $1.5 trillion in tax cuts that mainly help the rich.
President Trump's impeachment lawyer Alan Dershowitz knows Trump is corrupt, and in 2016 said that Trump would continue to be corrupt were he to win the election. He also warned that Trump would "embolden and strengthen some of the fascist elements in our society."
The FBI only interviewed nine of the ten witnesses they were allowed, and they didn’t bother with witnesses who confirmed other accusations against Kavanaugh. The FBI also didn’t use the entire week.
Impeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office, or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesday, a "bye, bye birdie."
Republicans are very busy running away from Alabama's tough abortion law, even though they not only enabled this exact situation by stealing a Supreme Court seat from President Obama and then installing two exceptionally far-right extremists to the bench but also, their platform insists on personhood for a fetus.
It took a Canadian to point out how our mainstream media is failing us.
Washington correspondent for the Toronto Star Daniel Dale observed how our media fails to even mention Trump's lies.
By Jan Wolfe and Richard Cowan
(Reuters) – The “i word” – impeachment – is swirling around the U.S. Congress since the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted Russia report, which painted a picture of lies, threats and confusion in Donald Trump’s White House.
Barely a month into the new Congress, financial lobbyists in Washington are already strategizing how to handle the star power of rookie Democrat lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
But Democratic women lawmakers from the House of Representatives, many of them dressed elegantly in white to celebrate 100 years of women having the right to vote, projected a picture of calm displeasure during Trump's speech that made clear his version of unity was not one they could accept.
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.
Economic growth is expected to take a hit in the current quarter because of the shutdown, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Friday, while a dearth of data is already impacting traders in U.S. fixed income and currency markets.
U.S. companies say the shutdown is hurting their businesses and can cause more damage if it persists.
(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s long-time ally and campaign adviser Roger Stone was arrested on Friday on seven charges of obstruction, lying and witness tampering as part of the U.S. Special Counsel’s Office Russia investigation.
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.
When President Donald Trump stormed out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders last Wednesday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat there silently, uttering not a word as the talks blew up, according to others in the room.