News that a cabinet secretary is streamlining federal funding for her husband’s pet projects should be a giant scandal The Corrupt State starts with Trump himself, giving new meaning to the old adage a
The president is on damage control duty after inviting more foreign interference in 2020. It’s rare for Donald Trump to acknowledge he’s made a tactical error, and even rarer for him to attempt to clean
The Trump administration left behind a long paper trail as it pushed to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. Many of those internal emails and memos became public as part of the lawsuits over
Sajid Javid says it was 'odd' that he was blocked from attending Trump banquet and 'I don't like it'
LONDON — Sajid Javid says he was blocked by Downing Street from attending the recent state banquet with Donald Trump, despite all other senior members of Theresa May's Cabinet being invited. The Home who
The Trump administration really, really doesn’t want Congress and the public to know any more than they already do about its decision to add a citizenship question to the census: President Trump asserted
President Trump has claimed for two days that he secured a secret immigration deal with Mexico — beyond the one announced Friday. But the White House has declined to disclose any details, and Mexico has
What’s the fun in being president if you don’t have dictator-style control over the economy. Donald Trump has a well-documented thing for dictators, which seemingly has to do with his longing for absolute
Barr promised to convene civil rights leaders to discuss police reform efforts. It didn’t go quite as planned.
Toward the end of his confirmation hearing, Attorney General William P. Barr was pressed about his predecessor’s controversial directive restricting the Justice Department’s use of court-enforced agreements
There's a sprawling infrastructure of conflicts of interest, entanglements with foreign governments and shady characters, and flat-out lies. Corruption, it increasingly appears, is inseparable from authoritarianism.