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Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration

Melania Trump’s Parents Become U.S. Citizens, Using ‘Chain Migration’ Trump Hates

President Trump has repeatedly and vehemently denounced what he calls “chain migration,” in which adult American citizens can obtain residency for their relatives.<p>On Thursday, his Slovenian in-laws, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, became United States citizens in a private ceremony in Manhattan by taking …

Immigration

Judge holds Roger Stone associate in contempt for refusing to testify in Russia investigation

A federal judge has found a witness in contempt for refusing to testify before the grand jury hearing evidence in special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.<p>U.S. District Chief Judge Beryl Howell made the ruling Friday after a …

Roger Stone

Putin is afraid of one thing. Make him think it could happen.

<i>Michael Morell, a career intelligence officer, served as the deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency from 2010 to 2013; during that period, he served twice as acting CIA director. He is the host of the Intelligence Matters podcast.</i><p>Facebook revealed on July 31 that it had discovered a …

Russia

Congressman Bought Pharma Stock, Pushed Bill That Could Help It, and Bought More

Chris Collins put millions into a drug maker seeking FDA approval. Then he wrote legislation speeding drug approval. And his kids, staff, donors, and …

Multiple Sclerosis

New Poll: 43% of Republicans Want to Give Trump the Power to Shut Down Media

The “enemy of the people” talk is working. A plurality of self-identified Republicans say they want Trump to have the power to take “bad” media …

Republicans

How Trump Radicalized ICE

A long-running inferiority complex, vast statutory power, a chilling new directive from the top—inside America’s unfolding immigration tragedy<p>Settling into a sense of safety is hard when your life’s catalog of memories teaches you the opposite lesson. Imagine: You fled from a government militia …

Immigration

Some Big Names in Republican Fundraising Are Financing Trump’s Legal Defense Fund

The Patriot Legal Expense Fund Trust has raised more than $200,000. But it hasn’t spent a penny on actual legal work.<p>Some of the richest individuals …

Legal Services

Forbes: Wilbur Ross Accused of Stealing Over $120 Million

Wilbur Ross could be “among the biggest grifters in American history,” according to <i>Forbes</i> magazine, amid new allegations that he may have wrongly …

Wilbur Ross

New Details About Wilbur Ross’ Business Point To Pattern Of Grifting

A<p><b>multimillion-dollar</b> lawsuit has been quietly making its way through the New York State court system over the last three years, pitting a private equity manager named David Storper against his former boss: Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. The pair worked side by side for more than a decade, …

Corruption

Rick Gates Says It's "Possible" He Stole From Trump's Inauguration Committee

Rick Gates, the former deputy chair of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and a member of Trump's inauguration planning committee, testified …

Rick Gates

Trump's tariffs on China lead to 126 jobs lost at TV plant

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's tariffs against China are causing a South Carolina television maker to lay off nearly all of its employees because of the sudden increase in the price of components for its products.<p>Element TV Company will let 126 workers go, most of them on Oct. 5, …

Donald Trump

Wilbur Ross is accused of swindling $120 million from associates and 'could rank among the biggest grifters in American history,' according to a bombshell Forbes report

According to former colleagues, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has been known to grab handfuls of Sweet'N Low on his way out of restaurants, to save himself the trouble of having to buy his own.<p>But that may just be the tip of the iceberg, according to a bombshell report on Tuesday from Dan …

Wilbur Ross

Kushner Family Newspaper Cuts Ties With A Writer Who Attacked Kremlin Foes

The Kushner family–owned New York Observer has cut ties with a writer who has, since 2014, authored dozens of pro-Kremlin articles for the website, …

Natural Gas

Jared Kushner Used To Personally Order The Deletion Of Stories At His Newspaper

Jared Kushner personally ordered a software developer at his newspaper to remove stories that were critical of his friends and real estate peers.<p>Now …

Jared Kushner

The Day Donald Trump Told Us There Was Attempted Collusion with Russia

August 5, 1974, was the day the Nixon Presidency ended. On that day, Nixon heeded a Supreme Court ruling and released the so-called smoking-gun tape, a recording of a meeting, held two years earlier, with his chief of staff, H. R. Haldeman. Many of Nixon’s most damaging statements came in the form …

Donald Trump

In a change, Trump says meeting's purpose was Clinton info

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to change his story about a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that is pivotal to the special counsel's investigation, tweeting that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to collect information about his political opponent.<p>"Fake News …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Says Son's Trump Tower Meeting Was To Get Clinton Dirt But 'Totally Legal'

The president and his legal team have issued a number of contradicting statements about Donald Trump Jr.'s June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer.<p>President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he is concerned that his eldest son is a target of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, …

Donald Trump

President Admits Trump Tower Meeting Was Meant to Get Dirt on Clinton

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Sunday that a Trump Tower meeting between top campaign aides and a Kremlin-connected lawyer was designed to “get information on an opponent” — the starkest acknowledgment yet that a statement he dictated last year about the encounter was misleading.<p>Mr. Trump …

Donald Trump

Trump voicing concerns about son being entangled in Mueller probe

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is concerned about whether his son Donald Trump Jr. might have exposure in the special counsel's Russia investigation, leading to his increasingly frenzied public agitation over Robert Mueller, sources close to the White House tell CNN.<p>Trump has been concerned for …

Donald Trump

NYT columnist Bret Stephens warns of attacks on media: 'Blood on the president’s hands'

Conservative New York Times columnist Bret Stephens warned Friday in a column that President TrumpDonald John TrumpEric Trump: Entire family has …

Donald Trump

Trump Will Have Blood on His Hands

The voice, if I had to guess, belongs to that of a white American male in late middle age. The accent is faintly Southern, the manner taunting but relaxed. It’s also familiar: I’m pretty sure he’s left a message on my office number before. But the last voice mail left almost no impression. Not this …

Donald Trump

Federal agency grants Trump D.C. hotel rental credit of $534,000 for maintaining clock tower

The General Services Administration granted a $534,000 rental credit to the Trump Organization’s D.C. hotel for providing “security, utilities and janitorial services” to support tours of the building’s clock tower run by the National Park Service, federal officials said, an adjustment that …

Donald Trump

At President Trump’s hotel in New York, revenue went up this spring — thanks to a visit from big-spending Saudis

The general manager of the Trump International Hotel in Manhattan had a rare bit of good news to report to investors this spring: After two years of decline, revenue from room rentals went up 13 percent in the first three months of 2018.<p>What caused the uptick at President Trump’s flagship hotel in …

Donald Trump

Trump hotel in New York got a huge revenue boost from Saudi crown prince's entourage, report says

President Donald Trump's hotel in New York City earlier this year reversed a two-year trend of declining rental revenue after travelers with crown …

Donald Trump

It’s True: Trump Is Lying More, and He’s Doing It on Purpose

On Thursday, the Washington <i>Post</i> published a remarkable story on its front page revealing a recent spike in the number of “false and misleading claims” made by President Trump. In his first year as President, Trump made 2,140 false claims, according to the <i>Post</i>. In just the last six months, he has …

Donald Trump

Trump has built a pyramid scheme of public fraud. It's a taxpayer-backed cash grab.

Donald Trump is pulling off a taxpayer-backed cash grab. It's an orchestrated, unprecedented scheme to enrich a president, his family and his friends.<p>Even after warnings that tariffs would wreak havoc on the economy, Donald Trump has staked his presidency on a series of trade wars that are now …

Donald Trump

Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicts the media — on bogus, Trumped-up charges

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has taken to the briefing room podium twice this week. Both times, she has come loaded for bear with a list of grievances.<p>Recognizing the moment is charged because of the verbal abuse CNN reporter Jim Acosta received at a Trump rally this week — …

Donald Trump

Trump administration puts burden on ACLU to find deported parents separated from children

The U.S. government has deported hundreds of migrant parents without their children in the aftermath of President Trump’s now-defunct family separation policy. But now administration officials are arguing that it’s the responsibility of the American Civil Liberties Union, not the federal …

Immigration

The Stephen King Scorecard

The Stephen King ScorecardEver since <i>Carrie</i> in 1973, Stephen King has been terrifying and entertaining the literary world with his nightmarish …

Stephen King