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This blistering resignation letter from a White House adviser is a must-read.

When Elizabeth Holtzman was in Congress, she helped write the Refugee Act, which has guided the U.S.'s principles on the issue for nearly four …

Homeland Security

Conservative columnist: ‘I would take Obama back in a nanosecond’

A conservative columnist for The Washington Post on Friday wrote that the current political climate makes him miss former President Obama, saying he …

Foreign Policy

Why I’m No Longer a Russiagate Skeptic

Facts are piling up, and it’s getting harder to deny what’s staring us in the face.<p>When I wrote, back in February, that I was skeptical that President Donald Trump would ever be proved to have secretly colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 election in his favor, I mistyped.<p>What I meant to write was …

Donald Trump

Cory Booker: I went to the US-Mexico border. What I saw there horrified me.

What I witnessed at the border made me realize our asylum system is broken.<p>A few weeks ago, I traveled to a border community in South Texas to witness firsthand the human impact of the crisis brought about by President Trump’s cruel immigration policies.<p>I’m emotionally raw from the trip. How our …

Immigration

Why hasn't Robert Mueller subpoenaed Trump? Three theories about the Russia investigation

For months, we’ve been debating whether special counsel Robert Mueller will or will not subpoena President Donald Trump to testify before the grand jury. This debate has intensified recently given the fact that one of the president’s attorneys, Rudolph Giuliani, all but announced that the president …

Donald Trump

The 13 scariest reactions to Trump's disastrous Russia summit, ranked

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the 96 hours since President Donald Trump sought to blame both sides for Russia's interference in the 2016 election -- and cast doubt on whether Russia was actually responsible for the meddling at all -- reactions from top congressional leaders and top intelligence officials (former and …

Donald Trump

Aubrey O’Day Criticized Trump In A Tweet That’s Gonna Make You Go, “Whoa”

Pop singer Aubrey O'Day was an outspoken Hillary Clinton supporter during the 2016 election and made it clear that she was heartbroken when Clinton …

Donald Trump

Trump’s explosive comments with Putin reportedly angered his closest aides so much that Republicans were given permission to speak out

As the fallout from President Donald Trump's controversial joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin spread on Capitol Hill, Trump's closest advisers were reportedly conflicted and scrambled to control the backlash.<p>Shortly after refusing to condemn Putin and back the US …

Donald Trump

Putin’s Big Tell?

Putin’s decision to reference William Browder at the post-summit press conference provided even more evidence that a 2016 meeting between Trump-campaign officials and a Russian lawyer was blessed by the Kremlin.<p><i>Updated at 4:15 p.m. ET</i><p>As Russian President Vladimir Putin stood next to President …

Russia

What Mueller Knows About the DNC Hack—And Trump Doesn’t

The president’s bizarre obsession with “the DNC server” defies logic or even a basic understanding of what actually happened.<p>In Helsinki on Monday, President Donald Trump stood feet away from Russian President Vladimir Putin and fielded a simple question from an AP reporter: Whose account of the …

Security

Trump just offered one of the boldest lies of his presidency

Trump on Russia and the 2016 US election: You gonna believe me or your lying ears?<p>President Donald Trump just issued what was arguably the most bald-faced lie of his entire presidency — and that’s saying something.<p>Following massive bipartisan condemnation of Trump’s disastrous Monday press …

Donald Trump

How Trump’s Disastrous Putin Press Conference Is Playing on Fox News

On Monday, Donald Trump learned the hard way that openly conspiring with an adversary on live television is not a good look for the president of the …

Donald Trump

Trump officials embarrassed by Putin show

President Trump sucking up to Vladamir Putin after the summit in Helsinki yesterday was such an unbelievable, indelible moment that many deflated …

Donald Trump

‘The President Is Acting as If the Russians Have Something on Him. There’s Just No Other Way to Describe It’

The question has hung over the Republican Party for nearly two years: What will it take for GOP leaders to call bullshit on President Trump’s refusal …

Donald Trump

I'm Bill Browder. Here's the Biggest Mistake Putin Made When Trying to Get Access to Me Through Trump

I wasn’t watching the Donald Trump–Vladimir Putin press conference from Helsinki. But when my phone started burning up with messages, I knew …

Russia

Vladimir Putin just humiliated Donald Trump. And Trump humiliated America

Russia did not win the 2018 FIFA World Cup.<p>Going into the tournament, it was the lowest ranked of the 32 nations represented. As it was, after a …

Donald Trump

Trump’s top intelligence official just publicly refuted the president on Russia meddling

“We have been clear in our assessments of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and their ongoing, pervasive efforts to undermine our democracy,” Dan Coats said.<p>The Trump administration’s top intelligence official is not very happy with his boss right now, it seems.<p>During a Monday press conference …

Donald Trump

The Crisis Facing America

The country can no longer afford to wait to ascertain why President Trump has subordinated himself to Putin—it must deal with the fact that he has.<p>We still do not know what hold Vladimir Putin has on Donald Trump, but the whole world has now witnessed the power of its grip.<p>Russia helped Donald …

Donald Trump

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Russia

Donald Trump sent the worst tweet of his presidency this morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has sent a lot of bad tweets. He's tweeted things that aren't true. He's tweeted personal attacks about everyone from Hillary Clinton to Mika Brzezinski and back. He's called North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un "Little Rocket Man." But a tweet he sent Monday morning -- …

Donald Trump

This Is the Moment of Truth for Republicans

The GOP can either defend the United States or serve the damaged and defective man who is now its president.<p>There are exactly two possible explanations for the shameful performance the world witnessed on Monday, from a serving American president.<p>Either Donald Trump is flat-out an agent of Russian …

Donald Trump

Mueller Has the Goods—All of the Goods

Wittingly or unwittingly, a huge cast of American characters was in on the plot.<p><i>The conspiracy had as its object impairing, obstructing, and defeating the lawful governmental functions of the United States by dishonest means in order to enable the Defendants to interfere with U.S. political and</i> …

Donald Trump

21 Brilliant Cooking Tips From Grandparents

Sometimes you need to listen to those with a lifetime of experience.<p><b>Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.</b>

Recipes

The Russia Investigations: 6 Key Insights From The Cyberspy Indictment

<b>Updated Saturday at 10:45 a.m. ET</b><p><i>This week in the Russia investigations: Six insights about the latest master blast from special counsel Robert Mueller.</i><p><b>The big one</b><p>As the noted counterintelligence analyst Kenny Loggins once said: "This is it."<p>Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller …

Donald Trump

Florida Republicans play starring roles in Russia hacking indictment

MIAMI — The new indictment of Russian military officials who hacked Democrats during the 2016 presidential elections has Florida written all over it.<p>Two Florida Republicans and possibly a third — Rep. Brian Mast — play starring roles in the indictment, although none is named.<p>Unlike President Donald …

Government

Jamie Raskin Just Delivered a Devastating Takedown of GOP Hypocrisy

John NicholsThe Maryland congressman exposed the absolute absurdity of Republican attempts to derail inquiries into wrongdoing by the Trump …

Donald Trump

'It's Not a Joke': CNN's Jake Tapper Breaks Down Mueller's Bombshell Indictments — And What It Means for Trump

Twelve intelligence officers were charged for their involvement in 2016 election meddling.CNN's Jake Tapper explained why the bombshell indictments …

Donald Trump

Trump Told Russia To Get Clinton's Emails. The Same Day, They Obeyed.

A new indictment from Robert Mueller reveals that Russia appeared to be listening to what Trump wanted.<p>In the morning of July 27, 2016, Donald Trump encouraged Russian hackers to find emails that had been deleted from Hillary Clinton’s private server that she used while serving as secretary of …

Donald Trump

MSNBC Guest Explodes On Republicans At Strzok Hearing

1:21 PM 07/13/2018<p>MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” guest Donny Deutsch went after Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee for their behavior during a …

Donald Trump

I was a real Republican, before the 'wingnuts' took over my party

Trump is a danger to our nation and a disgrace to the Republican Party, but GOP leaders have decided they want to keep inflicting him on America.<p>About the same time the Trump administration had perfected its cruelty against families and children, the Hamilton County Republican Party in Cincinnati …

Republicans