Morning Joe Blasts Trump and DOJ for Silence Over Terror Plot

Morning Joe and Mika

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough expressed outrage this morning over the deafening silence from Donald Trump and his Department of Justice (DOJ) over a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant’s alleged plot to kill prominent Democrats and journalists — including the “Morning Joe” host himself. read more

Brennan: McCabe Was Right to Think Trump Might Be a Russian Spy

John Brennan and Brian Williams

The former director of the Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday praised former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for his recent public comments about Donald Trump, saying he had “sufficient basis” to think that the president might be a Russian spy. read more

Dershowitz Slams Trump, Calls National Emergency ‘A Mistake’

As a guest this morning on the John Catsimatidis’ radio show in New York, attorney and law professor Alan Dershowitz called Donald Trump’s emergency declaration a “mistake” and a usurpation of the power of Congress. read more

Alec Baldwin Destroys Trump in SNL ‘Cold Open’

Baldwin as Trump on SNL

Last night’s Saturday Night Live (SNL) brutally mocked Donald Trump for declaring a bogus national emergency to build his border wall. Actor Alec Baldwin performed the “cold open” segment of the show, impersonating Trump’s White House address announcing the declaration. read more

In Crazy Rant Roger Stone Says Mueller Probe Is ‘A Pretext to Remove Trump’

Donald Trump’s longtime friend Roger Stone knows how to get publicity, and in his latest interview he went off the deep end by making crazy claims that the purpose of Bob Mueller’s special counsel probe is to remove both Donald Trump and Mike Pence from office. read more

Analysis: Democrats Smack Down Trump and Now Control Washington

Yesterday’s staggering events struck like a dagger to the heart of Donald Trump, and have made clear that Democrats are now in control of Washington, D.C..

Roger Stone’s pre-dawn arrest caused panic in the White House as the president’s oldest friend was hauled away in handcuffs. Washington Democrats seized on Stone’s arrest, saying it is a further sign of criminal and treasonous behavior by the Trump campaign. In doing this, they took away Trump’s claims to a legitimate presidency. read more

Progressives Demand No Compromise With Trump

If traditional Democrats think the new Congress will be business as usual they better think again. The resurgent left-wing of the party is in no mood to compromise or to forego the ideals of their progressive agenda. They believe that their intense grass-roots activism led to the Democrats taking back control of the House, and they want to make sure Democratic congressional leaders listen to them as we move forward into a new year and a new era in Washington. read more

Trump Mocks Warren: ‘Ask Her Psychiatrist’ If She Thinks She Can Win

According to Donald Trump, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) may be running for the presidency in 2020, but only her psychiatrist would know whether she really believes she can win.

The president called into Fox News on New Year’s Eve for a Q&A with anchor Pete Hegseth, and he wasted no time in bashing Warren shortly after she announced the creation of an exploratory committee, which is the first step in her campaign for the presidency. read more

GOP Rep. Says Flynn Report Is ‘Good News For President Trump’

Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, the leader of the House Freedom Caucus, often looks at things differently from most people. And last night was no exception.

After reading special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing report on former national security advisor Michael Flynn, Meadows reached a conclusion that was shared by almost no other intelligent person. The sentencing report, he said, was “good news for President Trump” because “there is no mention of collusion.” read more

Over 400 DOJ Alumni Oppose Trump Nominee to Replace Ousted Jeff Sessions

Over 400 former DOJ alumni oppose Trump's appointee Matthew Whitaker to replace the unjustly ousted Jeff Sessions, because Whitaker has not been vetted.

Michael Cohen Is Mystified That He’s Lost Everything While Trump Is Unscathed

Trump's former personal lawyer and Mr Fix It has taken a most inglorious fall from grace, pleading guilty to crimes he committed for Trump without getting a plea deal in advance, while Trump remains unscathed.

Trump Sent Love Note to North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un

Just like a couple of middle schoolers, Donald Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un are passing notes saying they like each other. In this case South Korean President Moon Jae-in is the go-between. In Argentina for the G-20 he said that President Trump asked him to pass a note to North Korea’s dictator. read more

Donald Trump Has Killed the California Republican Party

There were many nasty shocks for California Republicans in the midterm elections of 2018. And now President Donald Trump is being blamed — not just for losses of congressional seats but also for causing the Republican Party of California to suffer a “political nuclear holocaust.” According to some political experts the GOP in the Golden State is at or near death, and will have a very hard time recovering. read more

Trump Goes Berserk, Says Mueller is ‘Nuts’ and a ‘Disgrace’

President Donald Trump on Thursday tore into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, saying that investigators have “gone absolutely nuts” and that they are “a disgrace” to the country. read more

Graham Says He Will Investigate FBI Over Russia Probe & Clinton Emails

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has become the new darling of the right-wing. And he strengthened his position Tuesday night by saying that if he becomes chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee he would “totally” investigate the FBI for the way it handled two major investigations: read more

Schumer Tells Trump to Stop ‘Bullying, Harassing & Lying’ About Recounts

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has had enough of Donald Trump.

On Tuesday he demanded that the president “stop bullying, harassing and lying” about the Florida recounts.

Speaking in defense of Florida Sen. Nelson, who is fighting for his Senate seat, Minority Leader Schumer called for President Trump to “stop bullying, harassing and lying” about the Florida recount efforts.” read more

Comey Friend Lists Ten Reasons Why Mueller Can’t Be Stopped

According to a friend of former FBI Director James Comey, the dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions may not matter. He says it is probably too late to stop the Mueller investigation.

Writing at the Atlantic, Lawfare editor Benjamin Wittes gave ten legitimate reasons why Trump’s firing of Sessions was “too little, too late.” read more