Michael Wolff

Shut up! The art and craftiness of cease-and-desist letters

• Home<br>• In-Depth Reporting<br>• Shut up! The art and craftiness of cease-and-desist…<p>Litigation<p>honey and humor<p>Richard Zitrin: “The internet has a lot of …

Stormy Daniels

Steve Bannon is setting up a foundation to lead Europe’s far-right revolution: report

Steve Bannon may have been booted out of U.S. President Donald Trump‘s inner circle, but he says he’s now bent on funding and organizing a far-right …

Donald Trump

The Trump & Putin ‘TIME’ Cover Is Gonna Haunt You Forever

Donald Trump's press conference with Vladimir Putin earlier this week quickly generated controversy, with both Republicans and Democrats criticizing …

Donald Trump

These are the key witnesses the GOP wouldn’t allow Dems to question for Russia investigation — including NRA officials

Maria Butina was not the only person that Republicans wouldn’t allow Democrats to subpoena or question for the House investigation into the Russia …

Liberal View

Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon: 'We're at war with China'

Steve Bannon, former top advisor to Donald Trump, said Wednesday that the U.S. has been embroiled in a trade conflict with China for decades.<p>"We're …

Donald Trump

Embattled Trump accuses critics of 'Trump Derangement Syndrome'

US President Donald Trump has adopted a new term for his critics – "Trump Derangement Syndrome" – after himself being targeted with questions about …

Donald Trump

Ten Reasons the Media’s Freak-Out Over the Helsinki Debacle Isn’t Credible with Trump Voters

I am on record sharing the media’s overwhelming disdain for how President <b>Donald Trump</b> failed to stand up to <b>Vladimir Putin</b> in nearly every possible …

Donald Trump

China's 'Saturday Night Live' Pulled From Streaming Site Days After Debut

Youku yanks “SNL China” after three episodes<p>China’s version of “Saturday Night Live” has been pulled down from streaming giant Youku, only weeks …

Comedy

Ex-Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Thinks Mentor Roger Stone Will "Never Cop a Plea Deal"

"Roger is going to be indicted. He’s a critical piece for Mueller," says Donald Trump's former campaign advisor, who now calls the president …

Donald Trump

Former top Trump aide Steve Bannon: President 'needs to unite the West against the rise of a totalitarian China'

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday praised President Donald Trump for his widely criticized appearance with Russian leader …

Donald Trump

Trump’s ‘Treasonous’ Trip

Putin’s power and Trump’s ‘treasonous’ trip.<p>By Tyee Staff, Yesterday<p>Advocate Cindy Blackstock: ‘It’s not enough to say we’re sorry’ for the …

Burger King

A simple analogy for understanding Trump’s Putin meeting

Trump is an anti-vaxxer. He treats foreign policy with the same ignorance and misplaced confidence he brings to vaccine science.<p>We don’t talk about it very much, but President Donald Trump is a hardcore vaccine truther. He has sent more than 20 tweets over the past several years propagating the …

Politics

How the definitive Obama White House oral history came together

Barack Obama’s toughest day in office was Dec. 14, 2012.<p>The president of the United States had just won re-election and was a week away from his …

Books

Are opinion polls a guide to Ukrainian elections? Not necessarily

Ahead of next years Presidential elections in Ukraine, opinion polls are just as doubtful as they have been before crucial elections in the West.<p>I …

Europe

Steve Bannon calls for Tommy Robinson to be released from prison

Steve Bannon, the former adviser to Donald Trump, has defended the jailed far-right leader Tommy Robinson, saying that he didn’t think he was “a bad guy” and that “he’s got to be released from prison”.<p>Bannon’s remarks came during an interview with LBC radio’s political editor, Theo Usherwood.<p>In …

Donald Trump

Theresa May is teetering. But her fall will not end the crisis | Matthew d’Ancona

Theresa May’s expression is hard to read at the best of times, and almost impenetrable at the worst. So it proved on Sunday when she made her second appearance in less than a month on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show. Was the embattled prime minister boldly channelling Marshal Ferdinand Foch during the …

Great Britain

2017-18 High School Scholar-Athletes

The list of scholar-athletes submitted by area high schools that responded to The Courant's request for information:AerospaceCelia Chacko, Sr., cross …

Michael Wolff

More indictments in the Russia investigation? #ButHisTexts!

The “witch hunt” by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III keeps turning up actual witches. The coven of Russian military officers that Mueller indicted Friday certainly seems to have put a whammy on U.S. democracy.<p>The indictments charge a dozen military-intelligence agents with conspiracy to attack …

Donald Trump

Here’s why Trump tries so hard to be on Putin’s good side — and it has nothing to do with politics

So why does Trump pander to Putin? He won’t criticize him and incessantly flatters and coddles him. He has winked at the annexation of Crimea, …

Donald Trump

German Art Star Anselm Kiefer Tackles New York One Book at a Time

<b>“</b><b>He looked inquiringly aloft, for he heard above him the sharp call of a bird. And behold! An eagle swept through the air in wide circles, and on it hung a serpent, not like a prey, but like a friend: for it kept itself coiled round the eagle’s neck.”</b> – Friedrich Nietzsche, <i>Thus Spake …

Slavery

Donald Trump and Theresa May have a history of mutual praise and careful criticism

President Donald Trump was effusive with his praise of British Prime Minister Theresa May at their joint news conference this morning, even after …

Donald Trump

Trump hails Boris Johnson as future PM and attacks Sadiq Khan

Donald Trump hailed Boris Johnson as a future prime minister, accused the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, of doing “a bad job” on terrorism and said there had been too much immigration in Europe in an incendiary interview that raised questions about the decision to invite him to Britain.<p>A day before the …

News (U.S.)

Donald Trump again says he’s a ‘very stable genius’ at NATO summit

U.S. President Donald Trump again referred to himself as a “stable genius” on Thursday following the conclusion of the NATO summit in Brussels.<p>Prior …

Donald Trump

Jennifer Arangio, National Security Council official, joins the very long list of White House departures

A guide to the resignations, ousters, and firings of the Trump administration.<p>Jennifer Arangio, a top National Security Council official, is out. She reportedly clashed with other Trump administration officials, including Stephen Miller, over the White House’s hardline immigration policies and …

Donald Trump

James Comey's Book Agents on "Toxic" Trump Memoirs and Bill Clinton's #MeToo Fail

Keith Urbahn and Matt Latimer, founders of D.C.-based upstart agency Javelin, open up about their dream clients, the expectations for Sean Spicer's …

Bill Clinton

Cooking and Sci-Fi Are the Hot Print Segments This Year So Far

The cooking/entertaining and science fiction categories had the strongest print unit sales gains among the adult categories in the first half of 2018 …

Books

Donald Trump: The anti-American president

If the 'leader of the free world' refuses to defend the values of the Enlightenment, then 21st-century democracies face a dark future<p>The 20th century …

Donald Trump

Does America Need NATO?

After NATO allies agreed to increase defense spending, Trump changed his tune on the alliance. The NATO allies were concerned that Trump would walk …

Jewish Culture

U.S. Presidents Should Be Avid Readers — And Here's 5 Reasons Why It's Important

Much has been made of the fact that one of the most literary presidents in U.S. history (by some accounts, Barack Obama recommended 97 books during …

Donald Trump

These Are The Bestselling Books Of 2018 So Far, According To A New Report

A new report from <i>Publishers Weekly</i> shows that one book is dominating lists of the bestselling books of 2018 so far. Published in Jan. 2018, Michael …

Books