This 2005 Donald Trump tax return is a total nothingburger

MSNBC have Rachel Maddow invested hours touting a huge scoop: She — or all the more precisely, veteran investigative columnist David Cay Johnston — had gotten her hands on President Trump’s 2005 government expense form. That arrival, the political universe theorized, may hold the way to opening the single greatest riddle encompassing Trump: His budgetary… Continue reading This 2005 Donald Trump tax return is a total nothingburger

Democrats’ dilemma: To shake or not to shake President Trump’s hand

President Barack Obama shook hands with legislators as he walked down the center passageway of the House of Representatives before his last State of the Union, breaking into a wide grin when he saw an exceptionally well-known face. “Eliot, you’re here,” Obama said. “Would I be wherever else?” Rep. Eliot L. Engel (D-N.Y.) answered. For… Continue reading Democrats’ dilemma: To shake or not to shake President Trump’s hand

‘Greatest threat to democracy’: Commander of bin Laden raid slams Trump’s anti-media sentiment

William H. McRaven, a retired four-star admiral, and former Navy SEAL slammed President Trump’s characterization of the media as “the enemy of the American people,” calling that sentiment the “greatest threat to democracy” he’s ever seen. That’s coming from a man who’s seen major threats to democracy. McRaven, who was commander of the secretive Joint… Continue reading ‘Greatest threat to democracy’: Commander of bin Laden raid slams Trump’s anti-media sentiment

The Washington Post unveils new slogan for Donald Trump era

The Washington Post has unveiled a brand new slogan which seems to be a direct retaliation to Donald Trump’s war against the world’s media. “Democracy dies in the darkness” is the brand new refrain that has been added to the masthead of the Post’s online homepage as well as its social platforms, including Snapchat, Bustle… Continue reading The Washington Post unveils new slogan for Donald Trump era

Donald Trump is losing his war with the media

It’s really certain what President Trump is doing by pursuing the media. He sees somebody who is extreme on him, with a lower endorsement rating, and he sets up a difference. It resembles making yourself look taller by remaining by a short individual. “You have a lower endorsement rate than Congress,” he needled columnists finally… Continue reading Donald Trump is losing his war with the media

Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein: Trump’s attacks on the press are more dangerous than Nixon’s

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and lawmakers of both political parties weigh in on President Trump’s Feb. 17 tweet calling several news outlets “the enemy of the American People.” (Bastien Inzaurralde/The Washington Post) The correspondent who uncovered a notoriously jumpy, manipulative and ruinous president said Sunday that Richard Nixon had nothing on Donald… Continue reading Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein: Trump’s attacks on the press are more dangerous than Nixon’s

Trump taps Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser

President Trump on Monday named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security guide, supplanting the expelled Michael Flynn — a move intended to help put the White House on firmer balance after slips on numerous fronts. Trump called McMaster “a man of gigantic ability and enormous experience” while quickly acquainting him with… Continue reading Trump taps Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser