President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Here are a few things to keep in mind regarding that decision. 1) Comey Was Not...
After President Trump authorized airstrikes in Syria, lawmakers and some pundits questioned his authority or said he needed congressional approval. Some misunderstood the War Power Resolution, others ignored Article II of the Constitution, and others turned it political by...
Multiple U.S. senators are now demanding that FBI Director James Comey disclose whether Fusion GPS, the Democratic opposition research firm that produced the debunked dossier on President Trump’s alleged Russia ties, was itself a Russian agent working on behalf...
This week, newly minted Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez will travel cross-country with Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Keith Ellison on a Democratic Party “unity tour” that will take them to Maine, Kentucky, Florida, Texas, Nebraska, Utah, Arizona, and...
On Thursday night the United States struck air bases in Syria with cruise missiles. This was done in retaliation for the use of chemical weapons against Syrian citizens. Observers have noticed that President Donald Trump’s decision to attack Syria is...
Since Donald Trump won the election for president in November, U.S. media outlets have received and eagerly published selective, damaging leaks about him from anonymous intelligence officials. The general effort, which appeared highly coordinated, was to delegitimize Trump’s election...
For months, CNN has been all over stories that attempt to undermine the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s presidency by suggesting ties to Russia. It would be impossible to catalog the hourly drumbeat of “new” stories on this angle that...
Contrary to initial reports based on a leaked copy of President Donald Trump’s form 1040 from 2005, the president actually paid an effective tax rate of 79 percent on his income that year. In their zeal to disclose details...
Every year, the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas offers a chance at a break-out moment for a new technology. The conference is famous for attracting the hip and hipsters of technology, film, and music for 10 days of panels...
The new immigration executive order is better than the old one. Here are the main things it gets right, and the big questions it leaves unanswered. The administration’s immigration policy is in the news again, this time with a revised...
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