The disrupter president and the do-little Congress

Will President Trump and congressional Republicans ever understand one another? Over time, they might accomplish things of mutual interest. Big things, perhaps. But the mismatch between the disrupter president and what has been a business-as-usual, do-little Congress seems especially evident as the 100-day mark of the administration nears. The president came to Washington on a… Continue reading The disrupter president and the do-little Congress

Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress on Russia

The Trump administration sought to block former acting attorney general Sally Yates from testifying in the House investigation of possible links between Russian officials and Donald Trump’s campaign, according to letters provided to The Washington Post. The effort to keep Yates from testifying has further angered Democrats, who have accused Republicans of trying to damage… Continue reading Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Trump administration sought to block Sally Yates from testifying to Congress on Russia

Trump’s biggest Obamacare bloopers

President Trump is like a broken record of Pinocchios, incessantly repeating false and misleading claims that have been debunked. As Congress debates the Republican replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act, Trump has been on a greatest-hits tour of his favorite, and questionable claims about Obamacare. We compiled a round-up of his most notable claims… Continue reading Trump’s biggest Obamacare bloopers

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

Trump and Republicans see a ‘deep state’ foe: Barack Obama

President Trump’s end of the week assertions of a “Nixon/Watergate” plot to wiretap his 2016 battle confounded insight examiners, dumbfounded individuals from Congress and made crisp work for certainty checkers. Inside 24 hours of his charges, made on Twitter, the organization surrendered that the president was constructing his claim not in light of firmly held… Continue reading Trump and Republicans see a ‘deep state’ foe: Barack Obama

Inside Trump’s fury: The president rages at leaks, setbacks and accusations

President Trump spent the end of the week at “the winter White House,” Mar-a-Lago, the isolates Florida manor where he is top dog. The sun shimmers off the flickering garden and warms the reddish brown earth Spanish tiles, and the steaks are cooked exactly how he prefers them (well done). His little girl Ivanka and… Continue reading Inside Trump’s fury: The president rages at leaks, setbacks and accusations

Trump stuns media detractors with ‘extraordinary’ speech but Washington Post, others still go to war

President Donald Trump keeps on stunning the media – this time in unfathomably positive ways. Tuesday night his discourse to a joint session of Congress brought about numerous in the media to sing his gestures of recognition depicting it as “remarkable” and “presidential.” The most astounding snapshot of the night came when Trump regarded Carrying… Continue reading Trump stuns media detractors with ‘extraordinary’ speech but Washington Post, others still go to war