Hillary Clinton speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in December 2016. Hillary Clinton has a message for Republican members of Congress who are ducking angry constituents as they return to their home districts. “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the…Congress,” Clinton tweeted Wednesday
Farmer Chris Peterson pleads with Sen. Chuck Grassley in Iowa on Tuesday. Republican lawmakers returning home this week to host town halls are being greeted by overflow crowds filled with angry voters and protesters demonstrating against President Trump’s polarizing policies.
Ken Kratz says he feels that he was portrayed as the “chief villain” in “Making a Murderer,” Netflix’s hit 2015 documentary series about the controversial conviction of Steven Avery in the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach. “We knew that this case was going to be under a microscope, because of the celebrity
Before President Trump’s reference on Saturday to a terror attack in Sweden, the biggest story in Stockholm was this one: a report about the so-called “fake news” industry published by Dagens Nyheter, a Swedish newspaper. “You look at what’s happening last night in Sweden,” the president said to his
When President Trump picks up his copy of the New York Times on Tuesday morning, he’ll see something he likes for a change: a photo of himself smiling and shaking hands with his new national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, a pick that has been widely praised. Below the image, though, Trump will see
Thousands of people in cities around the country turned out in protest of President Trump on Monday — a federal holiday that organizers have dubbed “Not My President’s Day.” Yahoo News dispatched reporters to cover the major demonstrations planned in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.
A sign protesting “President Bannon” is seen in San Francisco. “Impeach President Bannon” posters were spotted in Washington, New York City and several other major cities on Sunday, part of a Presidents’ Day weekend demonstration against President Trump’s controversial White House chief strategist and
Critics on both sides of the aisle are blasting President Trump’s assertion that the media is “the enemy of the American people” — and comparing his escalated attack on the press to that of a dictator. “That’s how dictators get started,” Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said in an interview that aired on
President Trump called a press conference that was initially billed as an announcement of his new nominee for secretary of labor, Alexander Acosta, on Thursday in the East Room of the White House. But after announcing Acosta as his pick, Trump launched into a 25-minute statement that at times resembled
President Trump sparred with members of the press at the White House on Thursday, complaining about what he described as the media’s negative tone in its coverage of his administration — and, in particular, coverage of the recent leaks about the Trump campaign’s alleged contacts with Russia. “The leaks
Donald Trump announces Alexander Acosta as his new nominee for secretary of labor after his first choice, Andy Puzder, withdrew from consideration. President Trump announced on Thursday that Alexander Acosta, a lawyer and former U.S. attorney, is his new nominee for secretary of labor. “I just wanted
President Trump, joined by top advisers, speaks by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office last month. President Trump is continuing to assail those who leaked information about former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s phone calls with Russia and the media for publishing
Andy Puzder departs after a meeting with President-elect Trump in November. Andy Puzder, President Trump’s embattled nominee for secretary of labor, has withdrawn his name from consideration. “After careful consideration and discussions with my family, I am withdrawing my nomination for Secretary of
Hillary Clinton’s former campaign staffers are are speaking out in the wake of the New York Times’ explosive report that members of President Trump’s campaign staff were in regular contact with Russian officials during the year leading up to the 2016 presidential election. “Everything we suspected during
President Trump accused U.S. intelligence agencies of “illegally” leaking information to the New York Times and Washington Post on Wednesday, following reports that members of his presidential campaign were in contact with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential election. Amid a flurry of early
The Trump administration has fielded calls for investigations on at least two fronts this week. In a letter dated Monday, the U.S. government’s top ethics chief called on the White House to investigate top President Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway over comments she made promoting Ivanka Trump’s brand
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that he supports the ouster of President Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn. “You cannot have a national security adviser misleading the vice president and others,” Ryan told reporters at a weekly press briefing on Capitol Hill. The comments followed
Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, struggled Tuesday to defend her assertion that former national security adviser Michael Flynn enjoyed “the full confidence of the president” just hours before Flynn offered his resignation. On NBC’s “Today” show, Conway was grilled by host Matt Lauer, who
Hillary Clinton reacted to the resignation of President Trump’s embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn by sharing a colorful tweet from Philippe Reines, one of her former top aides. “What goes around COMETS around,” Reines wrote in a tweet directed at Flynn and his son, Michael Flynn Jr.,
Pete Souza, who served as the chief White House photographer during former President Barack Obama’s eight years in office, is continuing his suddenly not-so-subtle campaign of throwing shade at President Trump. Since Trump’s inauguration, Souza has been posting on Instagram vintage images from Obama
The Kansas state official who was name-checked by President Trump’s senior policy adviser as having proof of voter fraud in New Hampshire sparred with CNN host Kate Bolduan on Monday during a segment in which she demanded to see the evidence. Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, was cited by
The Republican National Committee paid tribute to Abraham Lincoln on Twitter on Sunday by sharing a quote from the 16th president on what would’ve been his 208th birthday.
Fox News host Sean Hannity fired off a series of tweets ripping MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough after the “Morning Joe” host went after one of President Trump’s top aides.
The U.S. Department of Education apologized Sunday for a tweet that misspelled the name of W.E.B. Du Bois while quoting the late writer, historian and civil rights activist.
Al Franken says “a few” of his Republican colleagues in the Senate have expressed concern over President Trump’s mental health. Franken cited Trump’s baseless claim that 3 million to 5 million people voted illegally in last year’s presidential election as chief among Trump’s alarming untruths. “You