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Donald Trump

  1. mitch mcconnell
    In New Op-ed, McConnell Attacks Campaign Finance Reform and Voting RightsMcConnell jokes – and lies – his way through a Trump-friendly review of Democratic ethics and voting reforms.
  2. health care
    Trump May Try to Kill Medicaid As We Know It by Executive FiatHaving failed for decades to pass legislation ending Medicaid as an entitlement program, Republicans may now try to get there by state waivers.
  3. specials
    Jimmy Kimmel to Host a Halftime Tribute to Trump Next WeekWill Arnett, Alyssa Milano, and more will also appear.
  4. government shutdown
    Here Are the Real Effects of the Government ShutdownThis is now the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
  5. satire
    What If Pelosi and Trump Just Kept Writing to Each Other?“Dear Mr. President …”
  6. politics
    This Is What Happens When Trump Has 24 Hours to Work on a ComebackDid his petulant letter to Nancy Pelosi really take a full day?
  7. immigration
    Thousands More Migrant Kids May Have Been Torn From Their Families at the BorderThe Trump administration was quietly separating families for a year, according to a new government report.
  8. government shutdown
    The Government Shutdown Is Exposing the Stupidity of Government ShutdownsThe rules governing which parts of the government stay open are, to use a technical term, “not smart.”
  9. politics
    Of Course Michael Cohen Paid for His Own Thirsty Twitter AccountAccording to a new report, he was behind @WomenForCohen, which regularly tweeted that he was a sex symbol.
  10. michael cohen
    Michael Cohen Hired IT Firm to Tweet Horny Things About Him, Rig Polls for TrumpCohen did not get the results he was looking for on either front, but the firm’s owner received a Walmart bag containing $13k in cash for his efforts.
  11. the national interest
    Trump Lawyer No Longer Denying Campaign Colluded With RussiaRIP, “No collusion.”
  12. government shutdown
    Coulter and Limbaugh Keep Pressure Up on Trump to Keep Government ClosedWho is Trump going to listen to? His conservative allies or everybody else?
  13. government shutdown
    Pelosi Strongly Suggests That Trump Postpone State of the UnionThere’s no reason the House should have to host Trump’s televised speech, particularly when he’s shut down the government.
  14. power
    The Mystery of Trump’s Bizarrely Long Ties Has Finally Been SolvedIt’s an optical illusion thing.
  15. theater
    A Night at the Theater With Trump’s AccusersThe Pussy Grabbers Plays tells the stories of the women allegedly assaulted by Donald Trump, in eight acts.
  16. government shutdown
    If TSA Workers Go on Strike, Trump Might Relish the Chance to Play ReaganIt’s unclear if Trump could follow Reagan’s strategy for defeating striking air traffic controllers. Unpaid TSA workers might be tempted to try him.
  17. politics
    Chris Christie Dishes About Jared Kushner Beef in New BookIn new book, Chris Christie says Kushner isn’t over Christie’s role in prosecuting Kushner’s father for blackmailing his brother with a sex tape.
  18. government shutdown
    Trump Recalls 50,000 Furloughed Employees Who Now Get to Work Without PayThe administration’s furlough plans are now turning into Swiss cheese as exceptions are made for services that seem politically essential.
  19. equal rights amendment
    Virginia Could Soon Place the Equal Rights Amendment in the U.S. ConstitutionThe Old Dominion would be the 38th state to ratify the ERA, which is enough if Congress and the courts decide to set aside a ratification deadline.
  20. politics
    The Most Worrying Things About Trump’s New Attorney General PickWilliam Barr has spoken out against Roe v. Wade and has a bad record on civil rights.
  21. first person
    Fast Food Deserves Better Than Donald TrumpComedy writer Bill Oakley comes to the defense of fast food after last night’s highly ridiculed White House feast.
  22. government shutdown
    Guess What? Republicans Represent Federal Employees, TooThose who think of federal employees as Democrats electing Democrats to office should take a closer look at where “bureaucrats” live.
  23. the internet
    #WhiteHouseDinners Is About to Become Your New Favorite Twitter HashtagIt’s a place to process the fast-food feast.
  24. government shutdown
    Furlough the Beast: Anonymous Trump Official Calls for Lengthy ShutdownA pernicious voice whispers to Trump, via a Daily Caller op-ed, that he can shrink the government simply by keeping parts of it shuttered.
  25. sad!
    Pictures From Trump’s Fast-Food Feast, Ranked by Sadness“I thought it was a joke.”
  26. 2020 census
    Judge Strikes Down Citizenship Question on 2020 CensusFrom redistricting to federal grant formulas, a lot depends on this case, which will likely wind up on the Supreme Court docket.
  27. sad!
    Pictures From Trump’s Fast-Food Feast, Ranked by Sadness“I thought it was a joke.”
  28. the national interest
    William Barr’s Secret Pro-Trump Memo Keeps Getting More SuspiciousTurns out the nominee for attorney general did discuss his memo with Trump before being appointed. What else is he hiding?
  29. foreign policy
    President Trump Reportedly Wanted the U.S. to Leave NATO in 2018A new report says Trump privately expressed his desire to ditch the historic defense pact — which just happens to be something Russia wants too.
  30. racism
    Steve King Faces Rebuke, Just as the GOP Doesn’t Need Him AnymoreGOP leaders removed the Iowa representative from his seats in the Judiciary and Agriculture Committees for claiming white supremacy isn’t offensive.
  31. native americans
    Trump’s Policies for Native Americans Are Worse Than His Elizabeth Warren JabsTrump accelerated his racist attacks on Elizabeth Warren this weekend. But his policies affecting Native Americans are far worse than his words.
  32. fast food
    This Is What Happens When You Let Trump Handle the CateringHe treated White House guests to a lavish spread of McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Burger King.
  33. the national interest
    Trump Personally Treating Champion Clemson to Finest Fast-Food Dinner“I would think that’s their favorite food,” Trump said, and also, coincidentally, the least expensive.
  34. lawsuits
    Stormy Daniels Accuses Police of Arresting Her to Protect TrumpShe’s suing the police officers involved in her July 2018 arrest at an Ohio strip club.
  35. racism
    Republicans Have Tolerated Steve King’s Racism for a Long TimeUntil very recently, his fellow Republicans were happy to express solidarity with King despite his notorious nativism.
  36. 2020 elections
    The 2020 Presidential Race Is Starting to Get RealPretty soon some of the pretenders to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination are going to be exposed — or ignored into oblivion.
  37. the national interest
    There Are 3 Ways to End the Shutdown. Trump Refuses All of Them.Trump continues to cling to the delusion that Democrats will pay a ransom to reopen the government.
  38. 2020 presidential election
    What ‘Lanes’ Will the 2020 Democratic Candidates Run In?In a field this large and complicated, it will be tempting to imagine sub-primaries to winnow the numbers. But it may not work out that way.
  39. don't call it a comeback
    Are You Ready to See Billy Bush Do Silly Pop Culture Segments on TV Again?He’s in talks to join Extra, two years after that Trump tape leaked.
  40. the national interest
    Robert Mueller Is Investigating President Trump as a Russian AssetWhat it means that the FBI needs to find out if the president is “working on behalf of Russia against American interests.”
  41. last night on late night
    Is Trump’s Government Shutdown a Facade for Something Else? Colbert InvestigatesNah, it’s not really about the wall.
  42. russia investigation
    FBI Investigated Trump to Determine if He Was Working for Russia While in OfficeAfter the ouster of James Comey, the FBI was so concerned that it opened an investigation into whether Trump was working on behalf of the Kremlin.
  43. the wall
    The People Who Tried to Crowdfund the Wall Are Now Trying to Build It ThemselvesBrian Kolfage says his group is going to try to raise the money to buy the land and build the wall themselves — without the federal government.
  44. the wall
    Trump May Fund the Wall With Cash Meant for Actual EmergenciesAs Trump prepares to reroute $13.9 billion in natural disaster funding, Democrats get ready to slow him down in court and in the House.
  45. the fixer
    Michael Cohen Agrees to Spill the Beans in Public Congressional TestimonyDonald Trump’s former fixer will speak to the House Oversight Committee on February 7.
  46. the wall
    Republicans Fear Trump’s Fake National Emergency Could Pave Way for a Real OneMarco Rubio thinks out loud: You wouldn’t want some Democrat to use special powers on climate change, would you?
  47. the wall
    Trump Never Actually Believed in the WallIt seems unlikely that Trump actually thinks a wall is his best border security option. But now, he is stuck with it.
  48. say what now?
    Trump on Bezos Divorce: ‘Going to Be a Beauty’Just a very normal comment from our very normal president.
  49. say what now?
    Trump on Bezos Divorce: ‘Going to Be a Beauty’Just a very normal comment from our very normal president.
  50. amazon
    Weird Coincidence: Trump Ally National Enquirer Targets His Nemesis Jeff BezosThe tabloid denied that it’s doing Trump’s bidding by exposing the Amazon CEO’s alleged affair.
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