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Trump’s Final Deal: Negotiating His Only Viable Exit Strategy–Resignation

Donald Trump’s options are increasingly being foreclosed by the Russia investigation, which almost certainly will lead to criminal charges against sons Donald Jr and Eric Trump, daughter Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner Jr., leaving his resignation the best possible exit strategy to end one of the most divisive periods in modern U.S. history.... Read More...

Baby Daddy? Did GOP Pal Take Fall for Trump in $1.6M Pregnant Model Payoff?

Donald Trump may have fathered a child with Playboy bunny Shera Bechard, who was paid $1.6 million for her silence–and an abortion–in a deal arranged by Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen. The father has been identified in media reports as long-time Trump pal Elliott Broidy, a deputy finance chairman of the Republican National Committee. He was forced to resign as a result of the scandal.... Read More...

Donald Trump Engaging in ‘Unprecedented Constitutional Violations’ AGs Charge

Donald Trump is engaging in “unprecedented constitutional violations” of the U.S, Constitution for accepting millions of dollars from foreign governments through his various business entities, of which he’s never relinquished his interest, according to a lawsuit filed by Maryland and the District of Columbia. The lawsuit presents the first major challenge over alleged Trump corruption under the emoluments clause of the Constitution.... Read More...

Donald Trump Running Scared For First Time After James Comey Testimony

Donald Trump 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. For the first time, the White House appeared to be running scared. Comey’s testimony yesterday before the Senate Intelligence Committee dramatically raised the stakes of the Russia investigation.... Read More...

Ivanka Job: What Does Trump Daughter Hope to Gain From White House Position?

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. Ivanka made clear in a new interview with CBS News this morning “where I disagree with my father, he knows it.”... Read More...

Run for Cover: Trump Under Siege, Russia Scandal Blows Up, Collusion Alleged

Donald Trump’s White House 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 Trump’s steady stream of false statements. Meanwhile, all out partisan warfare broke out on Capitol Hill after the House Intelligence Committee chairman broke precedent in an effort to provide cover for the president.... Read More...

Trump’s Wiretapping Claims Draw Howls in UK; British Spying Called ‘Ridiculous’

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. Judge Andrew Napolitano, a Fox commentator who is known for trafficking in right-wing conspiracy theories, floated the scenario today (Mar. 16) after U.S. intelligence agencies and the FBI failed to produce evidence to backup Trump’s assertion.... Read More...

Insanity: Trump Goes Off Deep End With Reckless Obama Wiretap Allegations

In a reckless movie possibly 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. After a rough week that saw Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuse himself from a Justice Department investigation into Russia’s election interference, Trump out of the blue published the Tweets at the ungodly hour of 3:35 a.m. this morning.... Read More...

Going Rogue: Trump Staffer Posts Funny, Scary Tweets On Life Inside White House

Donald Trump likes to brag that everything is running smoothly inside the White House, but an alleged staffer has created an anonymous Twitter account detailing what it’s like working with Kellyanne Conway, Rince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence and the master of darkness himself… Stephen Bannon. It’s not a pretty picture inside the presidential mansion, but often it’s a hilarious one.... Read More...

Trump vs Truth: John Oliver Calls President Trump a ‘Pathological Liar’

President Trump 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.” Trump has been caught in one lie after another since taking office, including repeating whoppers he told on the campaign trail.... Read More...

Trump Strong-Arms Chief Executives, While Pursuing Bogus Economic Policies

Donald Trump is increasingly using strong-arm tactics to direct business decisions that should be left to corporate boards, while he chases demons. If he keeps up, he will cause economic distortions and inefficiencies that could lead to a major trade war and a recession. Trump has promoted his policy by attacking U.S. trade agreements. But that strategy is based on a false premise that goes back decades.... Read More...

Sanctity of Marriage Goes Out Window in Donald Trump Administration

When Donald Trump takes office today as the nation’s 45th president, he will usher in the era of the trophy wife, something Washington hasn’t seen since President Ronald Reagan, who was married twice, although Nancy Reagan had been his wife for 38 years when he took office. Every other president in the nation’s history, including all other 20th century presidents up to President Obama was faithful to their marital oath.... Read More...

Rich Got Richer While Half the Nation Saw Wealth Decline to 1 Percent, Study Says

If you’re poor in American you are not alone. Over the past 24 years, 50 percent of the nation saw their share of wealth fall to just 1 percent, while America’s richest families saw their wealth grow significantly, according to a new study. The findings confirm that a significant portion of society has been disenfranchised from the economy. The findings, contained in a study by the Savings and Retirement Foundation of Washington, D.C., and published by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) does not bode well for the nation.... Read More...

Imagine Obama Legacy Without GOP Sabotage, And the Disaster That Awaits

As we careen, head-on, toward Jan. 20 like a locomotive with no brakes, it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on President Obama’s legacy and wonder what might have been if Republicans in Congress hadn’t sabotaged and obstructed him at every turn without any regard for the nation’s welfare. Obama may have been set up to fail, but he will still go down in history as one of the nation’s great presidents.... Read More...

Donald Trump Con: In Classic Bait and Switch, Wants Taxpayers to Pay for Wall

Donald Trump displayed the art of the con in classic bait and switch on voters. He now wants taxpayers to pay for his Mexican wall and claims he’ll get the money from Mexico later. Another campaign promise bites the dust. Trump repeated over and over again that he would build a wall to keep out illegal immigrants. In a boast of his so-called negotiating acumen, he said, Mexico would pay the cost.... Read More...

Trump, a ‘Would-Be Dictator’ Surrounded by Extremists, Imperils Democracy–Soros

Donald Trump has been slammed by his harshest criticism yet. Billionaire George Soros, who escaped Nazism as a child, called the president-elect a “would-be dictator” who has surrounded himself with extremists. “Democracy is now in crisis,” Soros warns in a new essay. “Even the US, the world’s leading democracy, elected a con artist and would-be dictator as its president,” he wrote on his Web site Project Syndicate.... Read More...