Phillip Brittain

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Thomas Paine Knew How to Deal With a Mad King Like Trump

America has become careless with its democracy. So careless, it seems, that it is allowing the return of the very institution that it had to remove …

George Washington

Furious Trump trapped by hundreds of Woodward tapes

President Trump is livid at the betrayal and stunning allegations in Bob Woodward’s forthcoming "Fear," but limited in his ability to fight back …

Donald Trump

'Haha nope’: The many op

Some of the highest-ranking members of President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday distanced themselves from an anonymous New York Times op-ed that outlined an internal “resistance” movement focused on thwarting what the author called Trump’s “misguided impulses.”<p>The piece is credited only …

Donald Trump

ICE's move to seize millions of voter records stalled after N. Carolina officials balk

Midterms 2018<p>A federal prosecutor on Thursday agreed to postpone the deadline for North Carolina election officials to turn over millions of voting records to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, after election officials balked at the sweeping request two months before the midterm elections.<p>Federal …

North Carolina

The Mueller and Trump dance may finally be coming to an end

For months, President Trump’s lawyers and special counsel Robert S. Mueller III have danced around whether the president will agree to be interviewed by prosecutors. It appears that dance may finally be coming to an end.<p>The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Mueller may agree to accept written …

Donald Trump

Elizabeth Warren: Time to use 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office

<b>(CNN) —</b> Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seizing on an explosive op-ed from an anonymous administration official, said Thursday that it's time to use constitutional powers to remove President Donald Trump office if top officials don't think he can do the job.<p>"If senior administration officials …

Twenty Fifth Amendment

Tabloid Company, Aiding Trump Campaign, May Have Crossed Line Into Politics

Federal authorities examining the work President Trump’s former lawyer did to squelch embarrassing stories before the 2016 election have come to believe that an important ally in that effort, the tabloid company American Media Inc., at times acted more as a political supporter than as a news …

Fact check: Trump's week of unreal claims on Russia, NATO, the queen of England

This might have been Trump's work week in his presidency. His lies didn't help. The Associated Press fact check.

This week in Trump-Russia news: What more could Vladimir Putin have asked for?

It’s not yet clear if President Donald Trump colluded with the Russians during the 2016 presidential election — special counsel Robert Mueller is …

Turner says Trump missed chance to send strong message to Putin

Saying “Putin got a pass,” U.S. Rep. Mike Turner says President Donald Trump failed to send a much-needed message to the world that Russian meddling …

Will Helsinki change the course of Trump's presidency?

Anthony Zurcher @awzurcher on Twitter<p><b>It's been a tumultuous week for Donald Trump, as his White House scrambled to handle the political fallout from his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But has his performance done lasting damage to his presidency?</b><p>Stop me if you've heard this one …

Donald Trump

Empathy Is the Kryptonite We Need to Vanquish Trump

As the 2018 midterm elections draw closer, the list of bestselling books that make the case for ending the control that President Trump and his …

Trump Administration

White House rejects Putin's idea for Ukraine referendum

WASHINGTON — The White House rejected Friday a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future, …

FBI releases documents on former Trump adviser surveillance

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

WATCH: Virginia GOP US Senate candidate drowned out by debate audience laughter for saying Trump is ‘standing up to Russians’

The Republican U.S. Senate candidate running to take the seat of Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) had to make an awkward pause during a debate response on …

National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump's Russia swirl

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - There was no sign of shock or outrage in the hotel hallways and conference rooms where Republican officials gathered to discuss …

Giancarlo Elia Valori: Trump Focuses on Europe's NATO Spending

The last Summit of the Atlantic Alliance saw, at least initially, a clear divergence between the United States and NATO's European allies.<p>For …

PA: We have obstructed Trump’s ‘conspiracy’ peace plan

The PA cautioned that although the Trump plan – which it called a “conspiracy” – has “subsided, it still hasn’t gone away completely.”<p>><br>• ><p>US President …

That Soccer Ball Putin Gifted President Trump Is Getting a Security Check

(WASHINGTON) — The red-and-white soccer ball tossed to President Donald Trump by Russia’s Vladimir Putin is undergoing a routine security …

Trump looms large in first faceoff between Sen. Kaine and Corey Stewart

By Jenna Portnoy<p>Jenna Portnoy<p>Reporter covering Virginia, Maryland and D.C. congressional delegations<p>Email Bio Follow<p>HOT SPRINGS, Va. — Sen. Tim Kaine and Republican challenger Corey Stewart clashed sharply on immigration, Russia and the economy Saturday in their first debate of the U.S. Senate race …

Corey Stewart

Mnuchin: Overall U.S. economy not harmed by trade battles

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that the overall U.S. economy has not been harmed by the trade battles …

Clinton: Trump-Putin a 'mystery', Russia may attack election infrastructure

We are still very vulnerable. And we don’t have leadership Hillary Clinton<p>Hillary Clinton has criticized Donald Trump’s performance at the Helsinki summit earlier this week, calling his failure to tackle Vladimir Putin over Russian interference in the 2016 US election “deeply disturbing” and a …

The number of immigrant children held in Texas is up, despite reunifications

Private shelter operators want to open as many as four new facilities to accommodate the continued influx of children.<p>While the federal government …

Republicans pressure White House to discuss Putin meeting

Congressional Republicans are pushing President Trump to reveal what happened behind closed doors at his one-on-one summit meeting with Russian ruler …

Trump Lines Up Powell as Scapegoat If Tax and Trade Moves Sour

President Donald Trump looks to be lining up Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to be the fall guy if the president’s trade and tax policies …

“I Thought The B**ch Was White” Roseanne Barr Continues To Forget Shutting The Hell Up Is Free And Defends Racist Remarks

Getty<p>Most of us are taking some much-needed advice from comedian Lil’ Duval and living our best lives, not going back and forth with toxic people. …

China's Currency Manipulation Is A Response to Trump's Tariffs

Many years before President Trump won the 2016 presidential election, he labeled China a country that manipulates the value of its currency to hurt the United States in trade.<p>“When will the US government finally classify China as a currency manipulator?” Trump tweeted in 2011. “China is robbing us …

Donald Trump

Trump’s schedule shows poor attendance at intelligence briefings

ADVERTISING<p>President Donald Trump has an abysmal attendance record when it comes to intelligence briefings.<p>Over the course of his first …

U.S. intelligence chief Coats says no disrespect intended toward Trump over Russia summit news

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. director of intelligence Dan Coats said on Saturday he in no way meant to be disrespectful toward President Donald Trump with what he called his "awkward response" to news of a second planned Trump summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>Coats issued a statement …

Some say the greatest question in life is 'does God exist?' I say it's this one

I found a place. It’s east of San Diego, not far from my home in El Cajon. Forgive me for not being more specific, but that little desolate spot in East County is sacred to me and I treasure its privacy.<p>During trying moments of my life, I go there to be alone with God. During a difficult period …

Jesus