October 17, 2018

Even Fox News shows signs of Trump fatigue

President Donald Trump is on a media tour in advance of next month’s midterm elections. Unfortunately for him, nobody seems to be watching. After rarely venturing outside of the conservative ecosystem for the overwhelming majority of his presidency, Trump conducted a wide-ranging interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes that aired on Sunday. I will be interviewed […]
October 17, 2018

McConnell warns Republicans will try to repeal Obamacare again if midterms go well for GOP

With midterm elections fast approaching, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has let it be known that Republicans aren’t done trying to repeal Obamacare. Calling the GOP’s previous attempt to end the Affordable Care Act “the one disappointment of this Congress from a Republican point of view,” McConnell told Reuters on Wednesday that his party […]
October 17, 2018

Trump says criticism of Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi’s apparent murder is like Kavanaugh allegations

Despite mounting evidence that Saudi Arabia was behind the apparent murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, including a report the nation is “preparing to admit” Khashoggi was killed during an interrogation, President Donald Trump invoked the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to defend the Saudis in an interview on Tuesday. “Here we […]
October 16, 2018

Trump appointee to oversee Zinke investigations after administration replaces independent watchdog

The number of federal investigations into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reached double-digits earlier this year. Though members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet like Scott Pruitt, Tom Price, and David Shulkin have lost their jobs over ethics concerns, Zinke’s flag continues to fly over the Department of the Interior. Now the Trump administration has reportedly taken […]
October 16, 2018

Trump appointee to oversee Zinke investigations after administration replaces independent watchdog

The number of federal investigations into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke reached double-digits earlier this year. Though members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet like Scott Pruitt, Tom Price, and David Shulkin have lost their jobs over ethics concerns, Zinke’s flag continues to fly over the Department of the Interior. Now the Trump administration has reportedly taken […]
October 16, 2018

Self-proclaimed women respecter Donald Trump calls Stormy Daniels ‘Horseface’

President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly claimed that nobody respects women more than him, referred to Stormy Daniels as “Horseface” in a tweet on Tuesday. “Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees.” @FoxNews Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer in […]
October 16, 2018

Unvaccinated Florida child becomes first death of U.S. flu season

The Florida Department of Health announced Monday that a child who hadn’t received a flu vaccination was the first confirmed fatality of flu season in the United States. The unidentified child was said to be healthy before testing positive for influenza, according to the state’s Bureau of Epidemiology. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate […]
October 15, 2018

Trump administration spending millions to guard Confederate cemeteries

President Donald Trump’s Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has “quietly” spent millions of dollars on private security for Confederate cemeteries since the violent “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017. The effort is “aimed at preventing the kind of damage that befell Confederate memorials across the U.S. in the aftermath of the […]
October 9, 2018

Trump apologizes to Kavanaugh for ‘the terrible pain and suffering you have been forced to endure’

President Donald Trump apologized to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh “on behalf of our nation” at his swearing-in ceremony at the White House on Monday evening, falsely claiming Kavanaugh had been “proven innocent” of the numerous allegations of sexual assault and misconduct against him. “On behalf of our nation, I want to apologize to Brett and […]
October 6, 2018

With Kavanaugh confirmed, nearly a quarter of SCOTUS has been accused of sexual misconduct

Brett Kavanaugh is the 114th justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. In a 50-48 vote in the Senate on Saturday, 49 Republicans and one Democrat voted to confirm Kavanaugh’s lifetime appointment to the highest court in the country despite numerous allegations of sexual assault and misconduct against him. Following Dr. Christine Blasey […]