If Donald Trump read books, it would be these by some of his most sycophantic supporters, including Sean Spicer and Jeanine Pirro.
Convicted of making illegal campaign contributions under Obama, pardoned by Trump, the conservative provocateur is out with his most provocative project yet, a film that attempts to link the Democratic Party to Mussolini and Hitler.
The interior secretary’s tweet about a dinosaur skull crystalized a criticism of his tenure, namely that he celebrates his image as a conservationist frontiersman even as he gives away lands rich with fossils and archeological treasures to business concerns.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s job at a Senate hearing on Wednesday afternoon was to paint the Trump administration’s foreign policy toward Russia, North Korea, Syria and the rest of the world as coherent and consistent. That was no easy task.
Sen. Claire McCaskill noted that the plan originated with the conservative Heritage Foundation, and demanded more details.
Back in 2016, 122 Republican foreign policy experts denounced the campaign of Donald Trump, charging among other things that Trump’s “admiration for foreign dictators such as Vladimir Putin is unacceptable for the leader of the world’s greatest democracy.”
Known for his penchant for first-class travel and other unethical behavior, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigned on Thursday afternoon, after yet another day of unflattering headlines and revelations.
Trump’s opponents see little likelihood of blocking the president’s eventual nominee. But liberal groups are huddling to draw up battle plans anyway.
Justice Anthony Kennedy could please, and enrage, partisans on both sides with his even-handed approach. His successor is unlikely to do the same.
A citizenship question on the upcoming census could cause as many as 1.5 million children to go uncounted, according to report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Jared Kushner’s Mideast peace plan is expected to be released in the near future, but one leading Israeli liberal already likes it.
President Trump arrived at the Capitol on Tuesday night to meet with Republicans from the House of Representatives to assure them that a fix was in the works for the deeply unpopular family separation policy at the U.S. border with Mexico.
Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Jeff Merkley recently visited the Mexican border to witness President Trump’s new policy of separating families crossing illegally into the U.S.
It was not, perhaps, the most somber moment in the history of the U.S. Senate. In the midst of reciting a list of complaints about FBI agents allegedly swayed by their own anti-Trump animus, Sen. John Kennedy R-La., had to engage in a subtle act of censorship.
At a meeting of the Helsinki Commission, experts said President Trump obfuscates his administration’s policy toward the Kremlin by making pronouncements that contradict the positions of the U.S. intelligence community and diplomatic corps.
A demoralized workforce watching as its agency is dismantled by the very people charged to lead it: That is the grim state of affairs depicted by John J. O’Grady, a longtime employee in the Chicago field office of the Environmental Protection Agency, which is tasked with protecting the nation’s air and
Senate Judiciary Committee convened a hearing Tuesday that focused on the uneasy realization that Russia will likely try to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections.
Democratic senators are demanding to know why the Department of Interior has been delaying the disbursement of grants and cooperative-agreement funding for conservation projects. According to a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, written by Democrats Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Mazie K. Hirono
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is under investigation over more than a dozen allegations of waste (including first-class air travel), abuse of power and ethical lapses. Here’s a list.
The Trump administration’s policy on global health assistance — an approach that originated in the Reagan era and later fell out of favor — forbids aiding organizations that provide or promote abortions. A recent report makes clear it’s harming efforts to curb AIDS and other diseases around the world
Rep. Keith Ellison, a leading figure among progressive Democrats in the House, filed Tuesday to run for attorney general of Minnesota and won’t stand for reelection to Congress.
New York congressman Michael Grimm lost his seat when he went to prison for tax fraud. Now he is running to get it back – in the only Republican district in New York City.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announces his resignation during a hastily called press conference, May 29, 2018. Politicians rise and fall, but it is difficult to think of an ascent as swift, or a downfall as brutal, as that of Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri. Celebrated only months ago as a potential
House Democrats were thwarted in their attempt to probe the Justice Department’s backing of a citizenship question in the 2020 census and whether President Trump’s administration was involved.