2016 election

Hillary Clinton Warns “Would-Be Dictator” Trump’s Threats Should Be Taken Seriously

Hillary Clinton Warns “Would-Be Dictator” Trump’s Threats Should Be Taken Seriously

Hillary Clinton has warned that Donald Trump's unwillingness to commit to a peaceful transition of power should be taken seriously.…

4 years ago

Susan Rice: I’m 100% Convinced Russia Will Interfere in 2020 Elections

Susan Rice believes Russia will interfere in the 2020 presidential election and suggested the country may be doing so already.…

4 years ago

Steve Bannon Indicted and Taken into Custody on Fraud Charges

Steve Bannon is in federal custody in New York City facing charges of fraud and money laundering relating to a…

4 years ago

2016 Revisted: Hillary Clinton Returns to DNC to Make Another Case Against Trump

4 years ago, Hillary Clinton used her platform at the Democratic National Convention to talk about the danger Donald Trump…

4 years ago

Rep. Ted Lieu: Mueller’s Team Didn’t Have the Guts to Nail Trump for a Felony

Ted Lieu has offered harsh criticism of the Mueller investigation following the publication of a Senate report into Russian interference…

4 years ago

Trump Was Reportedly “Dreading Facing Melania” after the Access Hollywood Tape

Donald Trump was afraid to face his wife following the leak of the infamous Access Hollywood tape. A new book…

4 years ago

Joe Biden: I Can Win Florida Because “They’ve Had a Good Dose” of Trump

Joe Biden believes he can win Florida because voters there have had enough of President Donald Trump. The presumptive Democratic…

4 years ago

Adam Schiff: Trump Administration is Withholding Intelligence on Russian Interference in 2020 Election

The Trump administration is withholding information about Russia's attempts to interfere in the 2020 election. Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff made…

4 years ago

Republicans Admit Trump Won Wisconsin Due To Voter ID Law

In the 2016 presidential election Donald Trump won Wisconsin by about 22,000 votes.  Much analysis has been done as to…

6 years ago

New Evidence Emerges That Russian Trolls Kept Romney From Secretary of State Job

According to the Wall Street Journal, Mitt Romney would be Secretary of State if it were not for Russian influence.…

6 years ago

Trump White House Secretly Working To Derail Russia Investigation By Gagging Key Witnesses

This despite the fact that the president, his lawyers, and White House officials have bragged about their transparency and cooperation…

6 years ago

Trump Forced To Shut Down Failed Voter Fraud Commission After Nobody Takes It Seriously

Trump dropped the commission, but he plans to direct the Department of Homeland Security "to review these issues."

6 years ago

Evidence Of Obstruction Piling Up As Trump Privately Urged GOP Leaders To End Russia Probe

Trump is doing his best to hand Robert Mueller and congressional investigators an open-and-shut obstruction of justice case against him. 

7 years ago

Trump Foundation Finally Shutting Down After Admitting It Broke ‘Self-Dealing’ Law

Not only did the "charitable" foundation not do much charity work, but Trump frequently used it to enrich himself, his family members,…

7 years ago

Robert Mueller Shocks Trump By Slapping More Than A Dozen Campaign Officials With Subpoena

The move by Mueller suggests that, while the Trump campaign claims to be "voluntarily" handing over all Russia-related documentation, they…

7 years ago

Trump’s Own CIA Smacks Down His Claim That We Should Trust Vladimir Putin

The CIA remains confident in its conclusion that Russia waged a disinformation campaign in the U.S. to influence the election…

7 years ago

Money Over Lives: The NRA Invested Over $50 Million In Trump And GOP Candidates In 2016

If you're wondering why Republican leaders refuse to act after such unspeakable violence, just follow the money.

7 years ago

Republicans In Congress Are Plotting To Sabotage Russia Investigation If It Doesn’t End Soon

According to a new report, many GOP lawmakers are restless and "ready to close the books" on the probe.

7 years ago

Obama Drops A Devastating Truth Bomb About Why Trump’s Presidency Is Such A Failure

"If you have to win a campaign by dividing people, you're not gonna be able to govern them. You won't…

7 years ago

Stunning Math Shows How Russia Used Facebook To Get Illegitimate Trump Into The White House

Facebook is releasing the details about the Russian ad campaign that was part of their interference to get Trump elected,…

7 years ago

Trump Is Sinking Fast As Robert Mueller Is Now Going After Air Force One Phone Records

The fact that Mueller is requesting Air Force One phone records shows that he is clearly ramping up his inquiry…

7 years ago

Unshackled Hillary Clinton Calls Donald Trump ‘Immature’ And ‘Unqualified’ To Be President

"It’s like a bad movie. You can’t believe anybody would ever green-light it, and all of a sudden it happens."

7 years ago

Rachel Maddow Warns Trump That Criminal Charges Could Soon Follow After New Facebook Revelation

If any American – i.e. anybody connected to the Trump campaign – knew this crime was being committed, they could…

7 years ago

Russia Scandal Gets Worse For Trump As Pro-Kremlin Groups Used Facebook To Influence Voters

The new revelation is the latest sign that, no, Russian election meddling – all to help Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton…

7 years ago

Trump Ad-Libbed His Irresponsible ‘Fire And Fury’ Nuclear War Threat On North Korea

It’s difficult to find an issue that Trump approaches in a thoughtful or knowledgeable way, but the idea of winging…

7 years ago

Jared Kushner’s Latest Russia Defense: Trump Team Was Too Incompetent To Collude With Moscow

"They thought we colluded, but we couldn’t even collude with our local offices," Kushner said during a private meeting.

7 years ago

Twitter Erupts In Disbelief After Trump Attacks Obama, Brags About Election In Boy Scouts Speech

The president's decision to give such a disturbing rant in front of preteen boys would be shocking if anybody but…

7 years ago

Malcolm Nance Shreds Fox News For Creating National Security Crisis By Defending Don Jr. Meeting

"If this is the strategy that they're going to go to ... then we have got a crisis in national…

7 years ago

Adam Schiff Lays Out The Devastating Timeline Of Russia-Trump Campaign Collusion

"This meeting, purportedly in June, in July the Russians start dumping documents helpful to Donald Trump, hurtful to Hillary Clinton."

7 years ago

John Podesta Slams Trump Jr.’s Russia Meeting: “Starting To Smell More And More Like Collusion”

Each day brings another "drip" of information that increases the likelihood that there was collusion between the president's campaign and…

7 years ago

Jaws Drop As GOP Rep Says He Would Have Met With The Russians To Take Down Hillary Clinton

"Do I think it's appropriate? I think I probably would've done the same thing. I mean, it's opposition research."

7 years ago

Ex-Intel Director Destroys Bogus Trump Claim: ‘No Evidence’ Russia Wasn’t Behind Election Hack

James Clapper said the Russians will continue to collect intelligence and interfere in U.S. elections so long as the United…

7 years ago

Emboldened By Pro-Putin Trump, Russia Ramps Up Spying Efforts In The U.S.

Just as Hillary Clinton warned the country during the campaign, Trump is turning out to be a Putin "puppet" who…

7 years ago

More Trouble For Trump As His Phony Voter Fraud Commission May Have Just Broken The Law

From the start, Trump's commission was a sham. It has since devolved into a complete embarrassment for the administration –…

7 years ago

Elizabeth Warren Laughs At Trump’s Claim That Comey Was Fired Because Of Hillary Clinton

"There's nobody left in America who believes that Donald Trump fired James Comey ... because James Comey was mean to…

7 years ago

FBI Obtained Secret Warrant During 2016 Campaign To Monitor Trump Adviser For Russian Ties

"This is the clearest evidence so far that the FBI had reason to believe during the 2016 presidential campaign that…

7 years ago

Trump Fails Again As FBI Denies His Request To Downplay Russian Connections

"Such a request from the White House is a violation of procedures that limit communications with the FBI on pending…

7 years ago

Bipartisan Pair Of Senators Demand To See Transcripts Of Flynn’s Calls With Russia

Even Republicans have realized that taking the administration's word is no longer an option.

7 years ago

Damning New Report Reveals Trump Team Communicated With Russia During The Campaign

The Trump campaign had repeated contacts with the Russian government at a time when Moscow was hacking the U.S. election.

7 years ago

Trump Ally Roger Stone Goes on Russian TV to Defend Russia From Hacking Allegations

"I think it's pretty established that the Russians did not hack the DNC. That's a falsehood."

7 years ago

Trump Will Talk To Putin This Weekend As He Prepares To Roll Back Russian Sanctions

Trump has been silent on Russia since taking office, but he could be days away from dropping the crippling sanctions…

7 years ago

Bill O’Reilly Claims Women’s March Fueled by Some Unidentified ‘Totalitarian Regime’

"All the totalitarian regimes were fueled by whip-ups, okay? And people turned out to the streets, were they spontaneous? No."

7 years ago

Trump’s Inauguration isn’t Camelot, it’s an Abomination

Jackie Kennedy invented the idea of Camelot to rewrite JFK's legacy but Trump's myth is the gaudy facade of hell.

7 years ago

Donald Trump Lied About How He Came Up With ‘Make America Great Again’

Trump says he was in Trump Tower on November 7, a day after Romney's loss, when it came to him,…

7 years ago

The Press Has Enabled the Political Theater Trump Uses as a Substitute for Governing

Nate Silver says, "Here’s the thing. The loss of trust mostly isn’t the pollsters’ fault. It’s the media’s fault. Oh,…

7 years ago

Paul Krugman Destroys Donald Trump’s Claim to a Mandate

"A national 1 percent swing would have changed everything...it would have looked like a solid mandate for HRC"

7 years ago

Donald Trump Goes Into Complete Denial As He Claims Approval Polls Are Rigged

"The same people who did the phony election polls, and were so wrong, are now doing approval rating polls. They…

7 years ago

New Report Proves Donald Trump Lied About Not Seeking Business In Russia

Trump's history of seeking business in the country that helped him win last year's election is well-documented.

7 years ago

Trump Thinks We Deserve it – And We Do if We Stand By and Do Nothing

There is no great mystery here: this is good against evil and "All that is necessary for the triumph of…

7 years ago

As Inauguration Day Arrives, Trump’s Popularity is Half That of Obama in 2009

Trump says his inauguration is "bigger than expected" but paid seat fillers and a favorability half that of Obama in…

7 years ago

Trump’s Inauguration Takes Another Hit as Jennifer Holliday Cancels Appearance

"I sincerely apologize for my lapse of judgment, for being uneducated on the issues...and for causing such dismay and heartbreak…

7 years ago

Former MI6 Agent Says The FBI Knew About Trump and Russia for Months and Did Nothing

The Independent reveals that Former MI6 agent Christopher Steele watched as a cabal within the FBI sat on his Trump-Russia…

7 years ago

Cabinet Appointees Seek Confirmation By Disavowing Trump’s Dangerous Rhetoric

It's so bad for Trump that even those he's chosen to serve in his administration are distancing himself from him…

7 years ago

Rachel Maddow Shows You How to Spot Trump’s Big Fat Intelligence Briefing Lie

If you are curious how to spot Trump's Russian hack lies for yourself, Rachel Maddow tells you how. Just two…

7 years ago

Elizabeth Warren Slams Senate Republicans Over Trump Nominee’s Ethics

"The @SenateGOP are bypassing important steps to make sure these billionaire cabinet nominees are free of dangerous conflicts of interest."

7 years ago

Michele Bachmann Advising Donald Trump is the Ignorant Advising the Uninformed

“Our government has been perverted to be used to advance an ungodly agenda” and “undermine American values both abroad and…

7 years ago

Twitter – and the Governator – Heap Mockery on Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice Insecurities

"I wish you the best of luck and I hope you'll work for ALL of the American people as aggressively…

7 years ago

Trump Tweets His Pathetic Insecurities as Post-Trump ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Slumps

"Wow, the ratings are in and Arnold Schwarzenegger got "swamped" (or destroyed) by comparison to the ratings machine, DJT. "

7 years ago

Trump Attacks on Clinton and CIA Director Brennan Lead us Down a Slippery Slope

This is a slippery and dangerous slope down which Trump and his surrogates have embarked. This is how dictatorships function,…

7 years ago

Paul Ryan Calls Trump Hero Julian Assange a ‘Sycophant for Russia’

Paul Ryan disagrees with Trump's endorsement of Julian Assange, saying “He leaks, he steals data and compromises national security.”

7 years ago

Deranged Trump Claims Real Problem Not Russian Hacking But Giving Debate Q to Hillary

"Why have they [the DNC] not responded to the terrible things they did and said (like giving the questions to…

7 years ago

Republican Attempt to Gut OCE Proves Paul Krugman Right on Unprecedented Corruption

"Corruption, scandals, gutting of ethics rules aren't new; they've been the GOP way going all the way back to Reagan.…

7 years ago

Liberals May Be Mad, But Clinton Is Putting Country First By Attending Inauguration

While Trump tweets about putting America first, Clinton is actually showing what it means to put the country above herself…

7 years ago

Trump Claims The Intelligence Community Is Building A Phony Case Against Russia

Once again, the man who will lead the country and its intelligence community is taking a stand for Russia and…

7 years ago

Media Falsely Gives Trump Credit For GOP Ethics Flip Flop

According to CNN, "President-elect Donald Trump dramatically strong-armed House Republicans into line Tuesday in his first Washington power play."

7 years ago

Donald Trump Surprises By Criticizing GOP Attack on Office of Congressional Ethics

"With all that Congress has to work on, do they really have to make the weakening of the Independent Ethics…

7 years ago

Kellyanne Conway Says Office of Congressional Ethics Had to Go Because it Did its Job

"There's been an overzealousness in some of the processes over the years," The truth is, legislators targeted by the OCE…

7 years ago

Less Than Half of Americans Think Trump Can Handle Presidential Duties

Even in areas they express confidence, "Americans are far less confident in Trump than they were in his predecessors, when…

7 years ago

2017’s Big Reveal: Useful Idiot Trump, Conflict of Interest Trump, or Meat Puppet Trump

The more he opens his mouth the more he damns himself. Sure he's a big crybaby. But the smart money…

7 years ago

Todd Starnes Attacks Mormon Tabernacle Choir Member For Comparing Trump to Hitler

"To compare the next president of the United States to Hitler is not only intellectually dishonest - it's downright repulsive."

7 years ago

Time and Facts Are Going to Catch up to Trump’s Russian Hacking Distractions

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger, said he can't defend Trump's position “We can try to have a better relationship with Russia,…

7 years ago

Look For The Privatization of Everything as Trump and GOP Go Full Acquisition Mode

"If the trajectory of 2016 continues through Trump’s presidency, the 'commons,' the public sphere and the values of shared responsibility,…

7 years ago

Kellyanne Conway Blames U.S. Intelligence Agencies, Not Russia, For Election Hacking

She repeated Trump's line that it's time to "move on" from the cyberattack and called Obama's tough retaliation "symbolic."

7 years ago

Trump Issues Weak Statement After Obama Reminds Russia That He’s Still President

Trump's response suggests that holding Russia accountable for its unprecedented election meddling isn't that high on his list of priorities.

7 years ago

Paul Ryan Supports Russian Sanctions With Faint Praise and a Swipe at Obama’s Legacy

"It is an appropriate way to end eight years of failed policy with Russia. And...serves as a prime example of…

7 years ago

Donald Trump Will Have Two Prosperity Gospel Preachers at Inauguration

One of them was investigated by the Senate Finance Committee in 2011 for shady fundraising practices. The other owns one…

7 years ago

Democratic Leaders Call for Leaders Call for ‘Day of Action’ to Save Healthcare System

Millions of Americans voted for Donald Trump after he promised not to cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid” and “he…

7 years ago

John Kerry Condemns Israeli Foreign Policy Driven By Extreme Right-Wing Elements

“The Israeli prime minister publicly supports a two-state solution, but his current coalition is the most right-wing in Israeli history,…

7 years ago

Vladimir Putin Claims Obama Signed the NDAA to ‘Create Problems’ For Trump

“This policy has brought the current US administration...into a dead end. We hope the new administration will be more sagacious.”

7 years ago

Donald Trump Takes Bizarre Third-Person Credit for Consumer Confidence Index

"The U.S. Consumer Confidence Index for December surged nearly four points to 113.7, THE HIGHEST LEVEL IN MORE THAN 15…

7 years ago

Obama Plans Aggressive Retaliation Against Russia For 2016 Election Meddling

Not only is the president looking to punish Russia for interfering in the U.S. electoral process, but he's hoping to…

7 years ago

Trump’s ‘Happy Hanukkah’ and Support for Israel Challenges ‘Alt-Right’ Supporters

When Trump said Happy Hanukkah one swastika-toting follower tweeted “WTF?!” while another seconded that sentiment and added, “I hate trump…

7 years ago

Media Matters Names Fake News and ‘Alt-Right’ Misinformer of the Year

Fake news is bad enough but as Media Matters explains, the “alt-right” "embraces it for a more dangerous purpose": harassment…

7 years ago

Trump Derangement Syndrome Says Trump’s Arms Race Means He is Anti-War

"In the advanced stages of the disease, the afflicted lose touch with reality. Opinion is unmoored from fact."

7 years ago

Trump Ridiculously Claims Every Penny Raised by Foundation Goes to Charity

"The DJT Foundation, unlike most foundations, never paid fees, rent, salaries or any expenses. 100% of money goes to wonderful…

7 years ago

The Republican Quest to Defund the United Nations May Hurt the US More Than the UN

Trump seems intent on following in the footsteps, not of our most successful modern president, Barack H. Obama, but rather…

7 years ago

There Are Many Reasons for the Season and None Have Anything to do With Trump

There is no freedom in compelling others to celebrate the holidays of others...For Republicans, Christmas has become an un-Constitutional religious…

7 years ago

Palm Beach and New York City Take Economic Hit from Trump Visits

It has cost New York City $35 million to protect Trump since the election and Florida residents are stuck with…

7 years ago

Trump Calls Profit-Killing Conflict of Interest Restrictions ‘Wrong Answer!’

"This a ridiculous shame? He loves these kids, has raised millions of dollars for them, and now must stop. Wrong…

7 years ago

Responses to Raving Madman Trump’s Threat to Destroy Us All With Nukes

Jeffrey Wright Says Trump was "Publicly pleasuring himself on Presidential power" but guess who is in the splatter zone?

7 years ago

Police Union Calls On Trump To Militarize The Police

Largest police union "expects" Trump to militarize the nation's police and legalize racial profiling within his first 100 days.

7 years ago

Celebs Want Nothing to do With Inauguration so Trump Says He Didn’t Want ‘Em Anyway

"The so-called "A" list celebrities are all wanting tixs to the inauguration, but look what they did for Hillary, NOTHING.…

7 years ago

John Dean Calls Political Ignorance ‘the Greatest Threat to Our Democracy’

"Political ignorance in the USA is the greatest threat to our democracy -- 50 years of personal observation indicates it…

8 years ago

Record 6.4 Million Americans Sign Up For Obamacare Plans As Trump Threatens To Repeal

Trump voters, in particular, would be in a world of trouble if the man they supported follows through.

8 years ago

Trump Thought ‘Draining the Swamp’ Was Cute Until He Was Standing in the Middle of it

"I'm told he now just disclaims that. He now says it was cute, but he doesn't want to use it…

8 years ago

Republicans Think With Trump They Can Pass Anti-LGBT First Amendment Defense Act

The FADA "Prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person" who acts "in accordance with a religious…

8 years ago

Bill O’Reilly Says Abolishing Electoral College ‘Is All About Race’

"Talking Points believes this is all about race. The left sees white privilege in America as an oppressive force that…

8 years ago

Trump Claims He Would Have Done Even Better ‘if the Winner Was Based on Popular Vote’

He can claim he would have campaigned differently if there were no electoral college but then so would have Hillary…

8 years ago

Memo Shows That Russia Isn’t Even On Trump’s List Of Top ‘Defense Priorities’

The incoming president appears to be turning a blind eye to the growing threat of Russia.

8 years ago

One-Third Of Americans Already Think Trump Will Be ‘One of the Worst’ Presidents Ever

In 2008, the same poll found that a combined 62 percent of Americans thought Barack Obama would either be a…

8 years ago