President Sued for Violating Emoluments Clause
Donald Trump is being sued by Maryland and the District of Columbia for ‘unprecedented’ corruption involving his company. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
is engaging in “unprecedented constitutional violations” for accepting millions of dollars from foreign governments through his various business entities, of which he’s never relinquished control, according to a lawsuit filed today (June 12) by Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Law Scholars Call for Obstruction Investigation
FBI Director James Comey raised grave concerns about President Trump’s efforts to thwart the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. (Photos: Getty)
is facing a prima facie
case of obstruction of justice for his attempts to sway former FBI Director James Comey
to drop the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn
, according to several legal scholars.
Red Ink, Spending Rising Faster Than Last Year
Donald Trump faces rising budget deficit even before releasing tax cuts and spending plans. (Photo: Getty) (Photo: Getty)
hasn’t even begun to present his plan to Congress for tax reform and spending, but is still facing a steady rise in the budget deficit, according to a new Congressional Budget Office analysis.
Kurdish PKK a Major U.S. Ally Against ISIS
Donald Trump committed another foreign policy blunder today (May 16) by calling a key U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS a terrorist group. (Photo: Pool)
today welcomed Turkey’s president to the White House and promptly committed another foreign policy gaffe. He called the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) a terror group even though the PKK is a key United States ally in the fight against the Islamic State.
A Bald Effort to Blunt Russia Investigation?
Stephen Colbert gave the lowdown on Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. He just doesn’t care what anyone thinks. (Photo: ScreenCap)
decision to suddenly fire FBI Director James Comey
looks like an effort to stymie the investigation of his campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 election. But Steven Colbert
had another word for it… “Nazi”
Judge Calls His Testimony 'Disingenuous'
Rudy Giuliani has been blasted by federal prosecutors for trying to use back channels to high U.S. officials to derail a criminal case against a Turkish businessman accused of helping Iran circumvent U.S. sanctions. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
one of Trump’s chief surrogates during the 2016 election, has been accused by federal prosecutors of trying to short circuit the prosecution of a notorious Turkish money launderer by using back channels to Trump administration. The presiding judge called other actions “surprisingly disingenuous.”
Part 1: Mob Ties Lend Credence to Allegations
Donald Trump had the means and motive to collude with Russia during the 2016 election. Here’s the evidence so far. Part 1 (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Russia gambit is facing its denouement. Although investigations probing his connections to the Kremlin are still underway, enough circumstantial evidence has been revealed to finally piece together a plausible scenario for collusion and criminal behavior.
Alleged Russia Ties Put U.S. Security at Risk
A German worker disposes of a Syrian gas canister surrendered following President Obama’s get tough policy in 2013. Assad, however, has renewed gas attacks under President Trump. (Photo by Nigel Treblin/Getty News)
has long been played on Syria by Russian President Vladimir Putin,
leading up to the Assad regime’s latest atrocity this week. The brutal attack makes clear the nation’s national security is at risk as long as the President stonewalls on his Kremlin ties.
Should Voters Get 2024 Campaign Signs Out?
Ivanka Trump has stepped into the firing line by taking a job in her father’s administration. What does she hope to get out of it? (Photo: White House Pool)
Short of a career in politics, Ivanka Trump
appears to have little to gain and much to lose by taking a high-ranking job in father Donald Trump’s
administration–unless she’s being called on to be a moderating force on the president’s mercurial and unpredictable personality.
Would Boost Pollution, Deadly Mercury in Air
The Trump administration is under fire from state and local governments for delaying standards that would help reduce air pollution and increase energy efficiency. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
is under fire from a coalition of state and local governments for blocking energy efficiency standards for such consumer and commercial products as ceiling fans, portable air conditioners, walk-in coolers. freezers and commercial boilers.
Will U.S. Join Allies With Single-Payer System?
Sen. Bernie Sanders
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is ready to introduce legislation expanding Medicare to cover all U.S. citizens. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
is ready to take the health insurance debate in a whole new direction with a bill to create a “Medicare for all” single-payer system that guarantees health care as a right. Is this socialism, or is it what the country needs?