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.
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”
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.
Exaggerations, Accusations, Implausible Denials
Donald Trump faces growing scrutiny over his ties to Russia and debilitating attacks from supporters on his credibility. (Photo: Getty)
is under siege after new evidence surfaced that campaign operatives colluded with Russia during the election. The charges came in the face of an unprecedented loss of confidence in his administration over the steady stream of falsehoods emanating from the White House.
Allegations Shot Down by British Intelligence
Donald Trump’s claim that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the election has turned out to be a hoax. (Photo: Getty)
President Donald Trump’s
claim that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the election is now drawing howls in Great Britain, after a right-wing Fox News
commentator suggested that Britain spied on Trump at Obama’s request to bypass U.S. intelligence agencies.
Ghosts of Nixon, Lincoln Offer Some Advice
In a cartoon version of himself, Donald Trump gets a visit from presidents past on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert. (Photo: ScreenCap)
apparently couldn’t swing Alec Baldwin
to do his Donald Trump
impression for a cold open, so he did the next best thing. He used an animated version of the president to illustrated a late night visit from two very different chief executives.
Twitter Outburst Triggered by Russia Scandal
Donald Trump recklessly charged today that President Obama ordered wiretaps on his campaign phones, without offering any evidence. (Photo: Getty)
In a reckless move timed to cynically divert attention from his growing Russia scandal, Donald Trump
claimed today in a series of Tweets that President Obama
“wiretapped” his campaign offices prior to the election. The remark caused a political firestorm and led to questions about Trump’s sanity.
Two Very Miserable People Amid Clashing Egos
Donald Trump and wife Melania could well be the two most miserable people in the world right now, according to an alleged White House insider. (Photo: Getty)
Donald Trump likes to brag about how smoothly the White House is running, but an alleged staffer has created an anonymous Twitter account detailing what it’s really like working with Kellyanne Conway, Rince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence and the master of darkness himself… Stephen Bannon.
Concept of 'Reality Itself' Must Be Examined
John Oliver does his best to try to explain how a pathological liar came to occupy the White House on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight.” (Photo: Pool/Getty Images)
is still struggling with the levers of power, including some fundamental ones, like telling the truth. But John Oliver
sets him straight on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight.” He says it’s time to examine “reality itself.”
Trade Deals Falsely Blamed for Job Losses
The Port of Baltimore is a major transit point for U.S. exports. Trump’s war against U.S. trade agreements could hurt U.S. manufacturers in world markets. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
is increasingly using strong-arm tactics to dictate business decisions that should be left to corporate boards, while he chases demons–better known as trade deals. If he keeps up, he will cause economic distortions and inefficiencies that could lead to a major trade war and a recession.
Trump Fighting to Control News Narrative
Tens of thousands of protesters were ignored at a White House press briefing over one misleading Tweet and Inaugural crowd estimates. (Photo by Mike Coppola)
In the face of the largest protest in the nation’s history, the White House issued a statement quibbling over a Tweet and taking issue with crowd estimates at Donald Trump’s
inauguration without addressing millions of people who took to the streets. It was a clear signal the administration plans to force feed the media its version of the truth.