Thanks to a federal judge’s decision on Tuesday, a lawsuit brought by congressional Democrats against President Trump will be allowed to go forward, according to the Wall Street Journal.
After months of teeth gnashing and wailing, it appears that special counsel Robert Mueller will finally appear in front of Congress to give testimony on his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to an announcement from the House Judiciary Committee and House Intelligence Committee.
Pennsylvania’s Republican party chair announced he’d be resigning today after a sexting scandal was revealed, according to the New York Times.
Last week, writer E. Jean Carroll credibly accused the president of sexually assaulting her in a New York City dressing room in the mid-’90s. She was the 17th woman to accuse President Trump of sexual misconduct.
The Treasury Department’s Office of the Inspector General will look into why a $20 bill with Harriet Tubman’s face on it has been delayed, according to the New York Times. The inquiry was made public with the release of a letter from Treasury’s Inspector General Rich Delmar to Sen. Chuck Schumer.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against a newspaper in a case regarding the Freedom of Information Act, the law that allows disclosures of classified information held by the government, according to CNN. The ruling will make it harder for those who apply for a FOIA request to get private companies’ data, even if…
The notoriously right-wing New York Post posted a story last week about the writer E. Jean Carroll’s allegations that President Trump sexually assaulted her in the ‘90s. The article has since mysteriously disappeared from the internet.
Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights movement. The flag was to fly in Christopher Park, right outside of Stonewall Inn, which was designated in 2016 as a national…
Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, IN and 2020 presidential hopeful, has been under fire in recent days after a white police officer in South Bend shot and killed a 54-year-old black man. Buttigieg faced his constituents at a town hall on Sunday which was dominated by black residents lambasting his …
Trump advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner has spent years working on a plan to untangle the Israel and Palestine conflict. His general idea seems to be that economic investment will fix the conflict, not political negotiation. Unsurprisingly, the plan isn’t going well.
Last week, New York’s legislature passed a raft of bills that will dramatically change the landscape for landlords and tenants in the state. Specifically, the laws make it harder for landlords to convert rent-controlled apartments to market-rate apartments, one of the major fuels for gentrification.
Axios on HBO obtained a trove of documents from Trump’s transition team, including many vetting forms for potential administration officials. These forms include those of many current and former administration officials, like Scott Pruitt, Tom Price, and Mick Mulvaney.
All 11 Republican state senators in Oregon are currently in hiding in order to prevent the state legislature from having the quorum of people necessary to pass a carbon cap. Now, Gov. Kate Brown has sent the cops looking for them, according to The Oregonian.
Former Trump campaign press secretary and White House Communications Director Hope Hicks testified for eight hours at a closed-door House Judiciary Committee session Wednesday as part of the House investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. We now know what she said, and though Hicks mostly avoided…
At long last, Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving her post as White House press secretary, and may, god forbid, be running for governor of Arkansas. HuffPost learned Thursday that a few of Sanders former adversaries in the press corps are planning on sending her off with drinks at a fancy Washington, D.C.…
On Tuesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez set off a firestorm of bullshit when she tweeted a simple fact: the U.S. government is keeping asylum-seekers and migrants in concentration camps on the southern border.
Tonight, our large adult president launched his 2020 campaign in Orlando, FL, to a large, enthusiastic crowd. In his speech, he hit on many of his favorite topics: building the wall, lying about abortion, and fear-mongering about Democrats.
A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July and were investigated last fall. The four women announced they intended to sue Hill after a special prosecutor said she…
Imagine paying $200,000 to attend President Trump’s 2017 inauguration. Now imagine paying that money and not even being allowed to attend. You’d be pretty pissed!
President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”