Instead of providing reassurance that Mr. Trump was not considering firing Robert Mueller or Rod Rosenstein, Trump provided a cryptic response to a reporter yesterday asking whether “he had decided it not worth the political fallout” to fire either of the men associated with the Russian investigation.
The family company of Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law, has been under investigation both for potentially using its connection to the White House for financial gain and for its unethical practices unrelated to politics.
Matt Furie, the artist behind the internet famous cartoon Pepe the Frog, is suing Alex Jones, founder of the alt-right conspiracy theory website InfoWars.
While Pepe had long been a popular meme online, the character was co-opted by the alt-right during the 2016 election and images of him quickly became some of the most frequently used among racist, sexist, homophobic trolls on social media.
On Saturday, a man died after shooting himself in the head outside the White House. The man has been identified by the Secret Service, but his name is currently being withheld from the media.
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Accused pedophile Roy Moore, who lost the Alabama senatorial race in December to Democrat Doug Jones, is currently broke and asking his supporters to donate money to a legal defense fund to cover the expenses for a defamation lawsuit one of his accusers is pursuing against him.
Despite the White House claiming that Jared Kushner will still be able to perform his job as a top foreign policy adviser after being stripped of his security clearance on Tuesday, numerous experts have have since said it’s highly unlikely he’ll be able to do much without access to sensitive, top secret information.
David Hogg, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead, has become one of the leaders in the movement for stricter gun control laws after the tragedy. One of the ways he’s been fighting back is by using his now massive platform to urge companies with partnerships to the National Rifles Association (NRA) to cut ties.
The Sun-Sentinel reported Friday that the Broward County Sheriff’s Office is conducting an investigation into allegations that at least three deputies opted not to go into Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14 and instead stood outside while a gunman murdered 17 people.
According to a Tuesday report by Politico, the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has increased he and his wife’s debt by millions of dollars since joining the White House. He currently holds a senior position in the administration.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi continues to be a powerful fundraising figure for the Democratic Party.
According to POLITICO, Pelosi raised nearly $50 million during 2017. Out of the $49.5 million total, $47.6 million went to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Pelosi raised these funds by holding 204 events in 43 cities.
While President Trump and Vice President Pence proceed to use severe rhetoric when discussing relations with North Korea, the governments of the two Koreas are continuing to take diplomatic steps to ease tensions that have existed between them for decades.
Vice President Pence is continuing to follow Trump’s lead in dismissing any signs of possible diplomacy with North Korea. In the latest instance, he also proved himself to be a hypocrite when it comes to protesting at sporting events and showing respect to flags.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was denied a request to have his arrest warrant dropped on Tuesday. UK Judge Emma Arbuthnot ruled that the argument for discarding the warrant wan’t persuasive enough.
Eagles team member Chris Long is continuing to prove he stands by his values by refusing to visit the White House, should President Trump invite the team to celebrate their Super Bowl victory. This comes after his decision to donate his entire 2017 game earnings to different organizations dedicated to providing equal education opportunities.
An angry crowd of roughly 2,000 people gathered at the University of Massachusetts Amherst last night after The New England Patriots lost 41-33 to The Eagles in this year’s Super Bowl.
The gathering first appeared to mostly consist of students yelling “Fuck The Eagles!” but eventually devolved into a violent scene, resulting in six people being arrested and 12 having to be taken to the hospital.
Kushner Cos., a real estate company once run by Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law, can no longer keep the names of some of its business partners in Maryland private. U.S. District Court Judge James K. Bredar ruled on Friday that one of the company’s subsidiaries, Westminster Management, must reveal the names of its partners by Feb. 9 in an unsealed document.
After Hawaii was sent into panic early Saturday morning by a false alert stating that a nuclear missile had been launched in the state’s direction and that residents should seek refuge, the first tweet any person other than Donald Trump would have published after the incident would have been addressing what happened.
Hawaii was sent into panic on Saturday after residents received a push alert on their cell phones warning them that the state was under nuclear attack. It was later confirmed that the message was sent out accidentally after an employee mistakenly pushed the button triggering its release. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said it would be investigating what happened.
Tina Johnson, one of the women who accused Alabama senatorial candidate Roy Moore of sexual harassment, is facing tragedy after her home burned down on Tuesday. The Etowah County Arson Task Force have opened up an investigation looking into whether there was any foul play.
Hours after President Trump tweeted another reckless taunting message at North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, the regime’s leader ordered that officials make contact with South Korea on Tuesday through a hotline that had been dormant for nearly two years.