GOP-led Senate ignores pleas for underfunded election cybersecurity which is ‘strained to the breaking point’

As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to Chairwoman Christy McCormick.

Trump Aides Fear Coming ‘Subpoena Blizzard’ From House Committees

Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff

After Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday aides to the president expect to be inundated with a constant stream of subpoenas from House committees led by Democrats.

According to a report in the Washington Post, a Trump ally said the White House is bracing for “a subpoena blizzard.” read more

Trump Handed A Big Loss As Court Overturns Executive Orders On Firing Federal Workers

Trump tried to use a series of executive orders to gut the collective bargaining rights of federal workers, but a federal judge has struck down Trump's actions.

How Trump’s Appointees Are Destroying Our Government

The Republicans’ war on government continues unabated in the Trump Administration.  By continuing to appoint cabinet members who are both corrupt and incompetent, President Donald Trump has succeeded in undermining Americans’ faith in their government.  As a result (Republicans hope) fewer people will look to government for solutions to their problems.  If the government doesn’t function properly then how can it solve peoples’ problems? read more

Business Groups Warn of Disaster if Trump Imposes Tariffs on China

On Friday President Trump is expected to announce a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods that could amount to $60 billion per year. Business leaders are saying this could create a chain reaction that could lead to an economic disaster for the United States. read more

Rachel Maddow Highlights Reports That Find 100+ Trump Officials Don’t Have Security Clearance

"There were more than 100 staffers in the Executive Office of the President who were operating on interim clearances more than a year after Trump was elected."

Another Cover-Up: Top Trump Aides Knew For Months That WH Staffer Was A Domestic Abuser

In a White House led by Donald Trump, who has shown little regard for women throughout his own life, it's no surprise that this is the culture of the West Wing.

Nobody Believes Trump As He Tells Africa He ‘Deeply Respects’ Them After ‘S***hole’ Slur

The empty letter comes weeks after the president offended just about everybody with a conscience by referring to nations in Africa as "shithole countries," a view which apparently guides his immigration policy.

Keith Ellison Calls Trump’s Blatant Racism A Danger To The American People

"The chief executive of the United States, the commander in chief has racist ideas about America and this country, and the American people, all 320 million of us, better figure out what the do about it."

Joy Reid Epically Smacks Down Pastor For Using The Bible To Defend Trump’s ‘S**thole’ Remarks

There is not a holy book on the face of the planet – certainly not the Bible – that can justify Trump's words or deeds.

WH Official Admits Trump’s ‘S***hole’ Remarks Will Be Applauded By His Racist Base

In other words, it doesn't matter how despicable Trump's rhetoric is. If his base applauds with approval, then all is well in Trumpland.

In The Other Trump Scandal, Zinke Denies That He Had Anything To Do With Whitefish Contract

In a statement, Zinke claimed that he had nothing to do with his neighbor getting the contract to do a job the company is not suited for, that is priced so high it stands out for adding rampant waste to its naked corruption. Zinke says he welcomes all investigations into the allegations.

Rachel Maddow Says Botched JFK File Release Is Proof That Trump Can Screw Up Anything

"As we all know, work is hard, and the Trump administration apparently forgot about the work part of their responsibilities here and they just didn't do it."

Trump Administration Attacks Women and Immigrants In a Single Case

There’s a case in which we’re seeing the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken the rights of women and immigrants at the same time.

“Frustrated, Angry, Exhausted, Sad”: Trump Administration Officials Know The Roof Is Caving In

Administration officials are trying to remain calm in public, but privately, they know the train is coming off the track.

The Diabolical Plot Behind Trump Cabinet’s Weekly Prayer and Bible Lessons

She thinks biblically, She doesn’t need time to figure out how to vote because she sees the world through a scriptural lens. "We need more like her in office."