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diArticles feed for di, 26 Apr 2017 20:07:45 GMT for Node.jspreexisting conditions,american health care act,obamacare,congress,hypocrisyunited airlines,air travel,animals,what next?,pr problemsivanka trump,fox news news,jesse watters,fox news,bill o'reillylayoffs,the media,espntax plan,corporate tax cuts,graft,tax cuts,president trumppolls,russia scandal,2016 electionwilliam orrick,ninth circuit,sean spicer,sanctuary cities,donald trump,jeff sessionss fashion,s vince,s spring men,paid storythe national interest,free speech,political correctness,politics,top story,liberalismlong island rail road,new jersey transit,transportation,penn station,amtrakpolitics,energy,trump administration,early and oftenpolitics,health care,early and oftenroger ailes,media,fox newsscott pruitt,coal,paris agreement,trump administration,president trump,epated cruz,el chapo,big beautiful wallswilliam orrick,federal grants,sanctuary cities,9th circuit,donald trump,executive order,jeff sessionsspeaking fees,money,wall street,barack obamanew york city,bill de blasio's new york,infrastructure,east side,projectsmedicaid expansion,trumpcare,tom macarthur,charlie dent,medicaid,house freedom caucus,moderate republicansturkey,russia,michael flynn,house oversight committee,jason chaffetz,elijah cummings,president trump<![CDATA[House GOP Exempts Itself From Zombie Trumpcare]]>, 26 Apr 2017 19:45:22 GMT

As House Republicans scramble to get 218 votes to move their revised health plan (a.k.a. Zombie Trumpcare) out of the House, it seems that out of either carelessness or hypocritical avarice they have made a huge drafting mistake by trying to exempt themselves and their employees from the new system....More »]]>Ed Kilgorepreexisting conditionsamerican health care actobamacarecongresshypocrisy<![CDATA[United Airlines Faces Another PR Disaster After Giant Rabbit Dies on Flight]]>, 26 Apr 2017 18:37:20 GMT

United Airlines is having a rough month. The carrier is still reeling after a video of a passenger being forcibly dragged off an overbooked flight went viral earlier in April. Now it has a fresh PR disaster: the mysterious death of an enormous bunny.

Simon, the...More »]]>Jen Kirbyunited airlinesair travelanimalswhat next?pr problems<![CDATA[Bill O’Reilly Protégé Makes Crude On-air Remark About Ivanka Trump]]>, 26 Apr 2017 17:13:38 GMT

Days after his mentor Bill O’Reilly was fired, Fox News host Jesse Watters made what was widely heard as a crude sexual reference about President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, who also happens to be a top White House official. Watters made the comment on the Fox News program The Five,...More »]]>Yashar Aliivanka trumpfox news newsjesse wattersfox newsbill o'reilly<![CDATA[ESPN Axes Around 100 On-air Employees]]>, 26 Apr 2017 17:11:34 GMTESPN has laid off around 100 on-air reporters, hosts, and personalities in a round of layoffs that company president John Skipper described as an attempt to respond to “dynamic change” by focusing “versatility and value.”

In a statement posted online Wednesday, Skipper wrote:

A necessary component of managing...More »]]>Adam K. Raymondlayoffsthe mediaespn<![CDATA[Trump Proposes Giant, Unfunded Tax Cut for Himself]]>, 26 Apr 2017 16:47:38 GMT

My whole life I’ve been greedy, greedy, greedy. I’ve grabbed all the money I could get — I’m so greedy,” Donald Trump told Republican primary voters last January. “But now I want to be greedy for the United States.”

In a country so besotted with wealth and power...More »]]>Eric Levitztax plancorporate tax cutsgrafttax cutspresident trump<![CDATA[Democrats Say Trump Worked With Russia and Republicans Say Obama Spied on Trump]]>, 26 Apr 2017 14:38:13 GMT

More than half of the country believes Russia tried to influence the results of the 2016 presidential election, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll that found 56 percent of U.S. adults willing to sign on to the theory. Meanwhile, 39 percent of Americans say they think the...More »]]>Adam K. Raymondpollsrussia scandal2016 election<![CDATA[Trump Attacks Wrong Court for Sanctuary Cities Decision]]>, 26 Apr 2017 13:19:38 GMT

If you needed any evidence that no one in the White House is reviewing the president’s tweets before he launches them into the world, this could be it:

As any bright high school student could have told him, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals had nothing to do with federal...More »]]>Ed Kilgorewilliam orrickninth circuitsean spicersanctuary citiesdonald trumpjeff sessions<![CDATA[Men: Refine Your Style, Courtesy of Vince]]>, 26 Apr 2017 13:00:13 GMTWith the weather warming up, now is the prime season for getting out, socializing, and checking off activities worth showing off on social media. So if the contents of your closet and ungroomed reflection have you feeling less than your best, it’s also a great time to clean up your...More »]]>s fashions vinces spring menpaid story<![CDATA[The ‘Shut It Down!’ Left and the War on the Liberal Mind]]>, 26 Apr 2017 12:22:59 GMT

Since I started writing about the upsurge in illiberal left-wing thought two years ago, many of the responses have dismissed the phenomenon as the antics of silly college students, or just a series of isolated incidents that keep happening over and over for some reason. In...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestfree speechpolitical correctnesspoliticstop storyliberalism<![CDATA[Amtrak’s Plan to Fix Penn Station May Cause Extensive Delays for Commuters]]>, 26 Apr 2017 09:23:00 GMT

In recent weeks, trains running through Penn Station have experienced a number of derailments and equipment malfunctions, causing days-long delays on the Long Island Rail Road and New Jersey Transit. On Tuesday, as wire problems in an East River tunnel led to another hellish evening commute, riders learned that scenes...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannlong island rail roadnew jersey transittransportationpenn stationamtrak<![CDATA[Trump Executive Orders Aim for More Offshore Drilling, Opening Up Protected Lands]]>, 26 Apr 2017 08:07:00 GMT

As part of his ongoing effort to look busy before his 100th day in office, President Trump will sign two executive orders this week that could pave the way for the expansion of offshore drilling and opening up protected lands and waters to fossil-fuel development.

Trump is expected...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticsenergytrump administrationearly and often<![CDATA[GOP Health Plan Gets Even Worse for Sick People, But at Least Conservatives Like It]]>, 26 Apr 2017 06:51:00 GMT

Days before Republicans were forced to cancel a House vote on their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare in late March, the White House made a last-minute offer to woo the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus: eliminating the requirement that insurers cover essential health benefits, such as hospitalization and maternity care....More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticshealth careearly and often<![CDATA[Black Fox News Anchor Joins Expanding Racial-Discrimination Lawsuit]]>, 26 Apr 2017 02:12:15 GMT

Fox News anchor Kelly Wright is the latest on-air personality to sue the network. This afternoon, Wright joined a racial-discrimination case filed last month in Bronx Supreme Court against Fox News, its parent company 21st Century Fox, general counsel Dianne Brandi, and former comptroller Judith Slater....More »]]>Gabriel Shermanroger ailesmediafox news<![CDATA[EPA Lobbies Coal Industry to Oppose Paris Climate Accord]]>, 25 Apr 2017 22:22:53 GMT

Back before America was great again, energy companies would lobby the Environmental Protection Agency to prevent robust action on climate change. But in Donald Trump’s America, the head of the EPA is, more or less, the managing director of Big Energy’s public-sector branch — and, thus, the EPA...More »]]>Eric Levitzscott pruittcoalparis agreementtrump administrationpresident trumpepa<![CDATA[New Plan: Get El Chapo to Pay for the Border Wall]]>, 25 Apr 2017 21:48:31 GMT

President Donald Trump’s big, beautiful border wall may no longer force a government shutdown this week, but that also postpones the charged question of how to fund the $20-billion-plus project. On that matter, Texas senator Ted Cruz is offering a solution: get drug lords, including the Sinaloa cartel...More »]]>Jen Kirbyted cruzel chapobig beautiful walls<![CDATA[Federal Judge Halts Trump’s Punishment of Sanctuary Cities]]>, 25 Apr 2017 21:44:37 GMT

Another West Coast federal judge has delivered another legal setback to the Trump administration, as San Francisco–based district court judge William Orrick granted two California counties a temporary restraining order against enforcement of a presidential executive order in January that sought to deny federal funds to “sanctuary cities”...More »]]>Ed Kilgorewilliam orrickfederal grantssanctuary cities9th circuitdonald trumpexecutive orderjeff sessions<![CDATA[Barack Obama Reportedly Accepts $400,000 for a Wall Street Speech]]>, 25 Apr 2017 21:18:56 GMT

One of the many perks of being a former president is that publishing houses will pay you millions of dollars to write (or hire someone to write) your memoirs, while corporations will happily hand you great gobs of money to talk into a microphone for an hour.

And if you...More »]]>Eric Levitzspeaking feesmoneywall streetbarack obama<![CDATA[New York’s East Side Is Getting a New Waterfront Path]]>, 25 Apr 2017 20:19:05 GMTManhattan’s West Side reigns supreme over the East in the biking-running-strolling department thanks to the uninterrupted Hudson River Greenway. But the de Blasio administration is now giving the East Side a little love, announcing Tuesday that it will jump-start at least part of the renovation of an undeveloped...More »]]>Jen Kirbynew york citybill de blasio's new yorkinfrastructureeast sideprojects<![CDATA[Moderate House GOP Leader Says No to Zombie Trumpcare]]>, 25 Apr 2017 20:08:30 GMT

In an unsurprising development that nonetheless represents a heavy shoe dropping, Representative Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania has made it known that he still doesn’t want anything to do with Zombie Trumpcare. Dent, a co-chair of the Tuesday Group (an assemblage of relatively moderate House Republicans), told the Washington...More »]]>Ed Kilgoremedicaid expansiontrumpcaretom macarthurcharlie dentmedicaidhouse freedom caucusmoderate republicans<![CDATA[Flynn Likely Broke Law in Accepting Russian Payments, Lawmakers Say]]>, 25 Apr 2017 19:12:56 GMT

President Trump’s first national security adviser appears to have violated the law by failing to disclose payments he received from Russia’s government — even as he sought a security clearance from our own — senior lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee said Wednesday.

Michael Flynn’s tenure in the...More »]]>Eric Levitzturkeyrussiamichael flynnhouse oversight committeejason chaffetzelijah cummingspresident trump

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