Susan Kaiser

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Trump is ‘going down’ — and here are all the reasons why

I’ve been “covering” the Trump story for over a year now, and I’m sick and tired of stacking up the details of his treachery day after day, week …

Donald Trump

Michael Cohen, Stormy Daniels and the collapse of Donald Trump’s long con

<b>Michael Cohen; Stormy Daniels (Getty/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Despite Trump’s war of words with James Comey, the real threat to his presidency will unfold in a courtroom<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>April 16, 2018 12:10pm (UTC)<p>The weekend started off with a bang and ended with a whimper. In concert with U.S. …

Donald Trump

The New York Times editorial board just drew a line in the sand for Republicans on Russia

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Donald Trump openly toys with the possibility of firing deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or special counsel Robert Mueller (or both), the New York Times editorial board has published a striking and strident piece warning Republicans that the time is now or never to speak out …

Donald Trump

Cohen may not be attorney enough for attorney-client privilege

Mimi Rocah, former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, explains to Rachel Maddow the role of a special master in …

Donald Trump

Sean Hannity warns of civil war if Mueller goes after Trump

SEAN HANNITY (HOST): This country is headed towards a civil war in terms of two sides that are just hating each other and if Robert Mueller wants, …

Donald Trump

Sinclair Broadcasting’s Naked Propaganda Has Direct Ties to the White House

The president came to the company’s defense Monday, since they’re a big cheerleader for him.<p>Over the weekend, a montage of local-news anchors went viral. In the video, put out by Deadspin, anchors at stations all owned by the media giant Sinclair Broadcast Group recite word for word a script …

Trump is hoping you’re too stupid to notice

You can tell what President Trump is afraid of by what he chooses to lie about. That means he must be petrified of losing support over his failure to build a single mile of the “big, beautiful” border wall he promised.<p>Trump is scared of a lot of things — special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s …

Donald Trump

Man sues InfoWars for $1 million after falsely being identified as Parkland shooter

Massachusetts resident Marcel Fontaine is suing Alex Jones, the founder of InfoWars, for defamation, after the conspiracy theorist falsely named him …

Opioid Use Lower In States That Eased Marijuana Laws

Medical marijuana appears to have put a dent in the opioid abuse epidemic, according to two studies published Monday.<p>The research suggests that some people turn to marijuana as a way to treat their pain, and by so doing, avoid more dangerous addictive drugs. The findings are the latest to lend …

Cannabis

Author: Kellyanne Conway is the No. 1 leaker - CNN Video

Ronald Kessler, author of a new book with White House insight, says White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is the No. 1 source of leaks.

Donald Trump

Mueller Is Lining Up His Dominoes; Soon They Will Knock Trump Down: Saturday's Good News

<i>Lots of good news today! It really seems like the Trump/Russia stuff is coming to a head and we are going to see some action soon. My vote is on some</i> …

Parkland shooting survivors have mastered a new strategy to steer political discourse — and it's shaping countless aspects of Americans' lives

The nature of boycotts in America is shifting.<p>This week, David Hogg, a survivor of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, launched a boycott campaign of Laura Ingraham's Fox News show. Ingraham had tweeted about Hogg being rejected from …

Social Media

Hand over my social media account to get a US visa? No thank you

Donald Trump has done such a good job making America great again that nobody in their right mind wants to visit it any more. Tourism has experienced a so-called Trump Slump; with international visitors decreasing significantly since No 45 took office.<p>Now, it seems that the Trump administration is …

Social Media

Jimmy Carter Zings Donald Trump: Apparently, America Wants A Jerk For President

"I never knew it before."<p>Former President Jimmy Carter took a shot at President Donald Trump on Friday’s broadcast of “The Late Show.”<p>When host Stephen Colbert asked Carter if America does “want a jerk as president,” Carter replied: “Apparently, from this recent election, yes. I never knew it …

Donald Trump

Roseanne got a phone call from Trump, here’s what they talked about

President Donald Trump phoned Roseanne Barr to congratulate her on those massive premiere ratings.<p>And this morning, the actress is revealing some …

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

Apps

AP FACT CHECK: Trump wrongly claims GOP can hold top court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is urging voters to back Republicans in the midterm elections, saying the party "must ALWAYS hold the Supreme Court." But the Supreme Court, while shaped by political changes, is the unelected branch of government that can't be held by any party.<p>Trump was …

Gun Control

Donald Trump faces further sex claims as porn star Stormy Daniels lifts lid on home movie

Republicans fear Daniels may have naked ­footage of the president after her ­lawyer said he had a DVD.<p>US president Donald Trump could face further …

Melania Trump Divorce Rumors Kick Up After ‘Hollywood Life’ Reports That She’s Too Disgusted To Look At Donald

Melania is reportedly keeping her distance from Donald, and will be spending the entire next week hundreds of miles away in Florida.<p>Melania Trump is …

Donald Trump

This is how Trump won mindless loyalty from millions of Americans

The simple, surefire formula for sycophants<p>Many Trump supporters are proud of their absolute faith in him. You see it in the way they beam proudly when they tell reporters that they’d support him no matter what he does. Now, that’s unconditional love!<p>We have mixed feelings about absolute faith and …

Trump Finds Unlikely Culprit in School Shootings: Obama Discipline Policies

WASHINGTON — After a gunman marauded through Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month, conservative commentators — looking for a culprit — seized on an unlikely target: an Obama-era guidance document that sought to rein in the suspensions and expulsions of minority students.<p>Black students …

Education

Saccone: 'I relish being the underdog'

Pennsylvania Republican Congressional candidate Rick Saccone branded himself the underdog in Tuesday’s special election to fill a Congressional seat held by the GOP for the last 15 years in a district where President Donald Trump won in 2016 by 20 percentage points.<p>“Well, I’ve always been the …

Republicans

No Surprise: Trump lied about helping UCLA b-ball players

Trump is known for lying about things on a regular basis, some news organizations have even been keeping track and have the count upwards of 2000 and …

The Lefty Democratic Shift On Wall Street Is Happening For Real

This week, the Senate is expected to pass a bill to roll back some Dodd-Frank provisions on smaller banks with bipartisan support — except from virtually every 2020 presidential hopeful.<p>Democratic presidential hopefuls are scrambling to come out against the first big bipartisan legislation of the …

Wall Street

Mueller team looking into possible United Arab Emirates money into Trump campaign: report

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is now purportedly looking into whether the United Arab Emirates, with perhaps help from a top adviser, tried to gain political influence by putting money into Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign -- a tack that would indicate Mueller’s investigation …

Trump Draws Laughs at Gridiron Dinner, But He Remains the Real Joke

Whoever wrote Donald Trump’s half–hour comic speech at Saturday night’s Gridiron Club dinner at a DC hotel ballroom actually managed to deliver some …

Obama's former chief of staff is blaming Mitch McConnell for 'watering down' their response to Russia's 2016 election interference

<i>Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here.</i><p>President Donald Trump loves to bring up former President Barack Obama's inaction on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Twitter, but now Obama's former chief of staff is blaming one of the most prominent members of …

Mitch McConnell

Even Popular Gun Law Proposals Have a Tough Road in Florida

MIAMI — The Florida State Senate shocked even itself on Saturday when it voted to approve a two-year moratorium on sales of AR-15 semiautomatic rifles, going far beyond the gun-related measures that Republican legislative leaders said they would consider.<p>Tellingly, though, that two-year moratorium …

Gun Control

Mueller narrowing in on Trump's inner circle - CNN Video

CNN Legal Analyst / Fmr Federal Prosecutor Michael Zeldin joins Becky Anderson to discuss the fast-moving Mueller investigation into the White House.

Donald Trump

Trump’s trade war will hurt everyone — the only question is how much

“I don’t know anybody who thinks that trade wars are something you win.”<p>Historically, the United States has focused on staying out of trade wars. Not so under President Donald Trump, who last week announced plans to slap sweeping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and asserted that trade wars …