Stephen Bannon

Some WH aides anxious over Russia probe despite reassurances from Trump lawyer: report

Various White House aides have expressed concerns as Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia …

Robert Mueller

Bannon says voters will decide on misconduct claims against Moore

Bannon said it’s up to voters in Alabama to decide if the accusations against embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore are true.

Elections

False charges of ‘fake news’ are harming our free press and our democracy

<i>This article first appeared on the History News Network.</i><p>The front-runner candidate for the Alabama Senate seat vacated when Jeff Sessions became …

Journalism

Biden: This is one of the 'most dangerous times in modern history'

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenThe Hill's 12:30 Report Pence talks regularly to Biden, Cheney: report Biden moving toward …

Joe Biden

Bannon: Gillibrand’s shot at Clinton ‘an earthquake’ for Dem Party

Breitbart News chief Steve Bannon said Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandAfter Texas shooting, lawmakers question whether military …

Democratic Party

Bannon: McConnell 'picking up his game' because of our 'insurgent movement'

Steve Bannon, the executive chair of Breitbart News and former White House chief strategist, said that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) …

Kelli Ward

How a conservative group dealt with a fondling charge against a rising GOP star

On a fall evening two years ago, donors gathered during a conference at a Ritz-Carlton hotel near Washington to raise funds for a 31-year-old candidate for the Ohio legislature who was a rising star in evangelical politics.<p>Hours later, upstairs in a hotel guest room, an 18-year-old college student …

Family Research Council

Tom Tancredo says he’s no racist, but then there’s what he does

Tom Tancredo wants the world to know he’s no racist. He’s making the argument in his third bid for governor, so consideration is due.<p>In a pair of …

Denver

Trump Terrible 10: Turkey Pardon Edition

I got a call from Bernie Bernstein of the <i>Washington Post</i>, offering me $300 to keep writing this feature. I was caught off-guard and blurted that I would probably still write it even without the money. I really regret that.<p>But I'm thankful this week that we're at 10 months out of 48 and we haven't …

Donald Trump

Christie blames Kushner for his firing from Trump transition

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says in a new interview that he believes senior White House adviser Jared Kushner was behind his ouster from the Trump …

Donald Trump

Twitter crackdown sparks free speech concerns

Twitter's verification program put the company at the center of another political headache this week, with the social media giant stuck between …

Censorship

Roy Moore: ‘New Rights’ Were Created in 1965 and ‘Today We’ve Got a Problem’

In an effort to improve his tarred image, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore gave a speech Tuesday night at Walker Springs Road Baptist …

Soledad O'Brien

Dem PAC bullish on Senate chances

The president of a major Democratic super PAC tasked with winning back control of the Senate feels emboldened about his party's odds in key races …

Elections

Stephen Bannon is apparently thinking of abandoning Roy Moore

<i>Breitbart</i> chairman Stephen Bannon is having second thoughts about his vocal support for Roy Moore, <i>The Daily Beast</i> reported Tuesday. Five days after …

Roy Moore

Casino magnate Adelson sides with establishment over Bannon in GOP Senate battles

WASHINGTON — Nevada casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is siding with the Republican Party's establishment forces and against former White House adviser Stephen Bannon in the escalating battle over the future of the U.S. Senate.<p>Adelson and his wife, who are among the GOP's largest donors, "will not be …

News (U.S.)

Scaramucci shopping book on short-lived White House stint: report

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is speaking with various publishers about a book documenting his short-lived tenure in …

Anthony Scaramucci

Five takeaways from Trump’s trip to Asia

President Trump finished his marathon, five-country trip to Asia on Tuesday, capping off a 13-day journey that forced the president to confront some …

Donald Trump

Bannon Crosses Up Klein With ‘Political Speech’

Moments after Stephen Bannon addressed the Zionist Organization of America Sunday night, urging Jews to join his “insurgency” against the Republican …

Jewish Culture

Roy Moore holds 10-point lead over Doug Jones in new Senate poll

The poll said 50 percent of the sample pool identified as Republicans and 62 percent said they voted for Donald Trump for president last year.

Elections

The arrival of the 'sensitivity reader' and what it means for the books you read

by Francine Prose<p>Laura Moriarty must have been pleased when, this summer, her young adult novel, <i>American Heart</i>, got a starred review in <i>Kirkus</i>, the …

Books

Report: Adelson splits with Bannon over 2018 efforts

GOP megadonor and Las Vegas casino owner Sheldon Adelson is reportedly breaking with ex-Trumpp adviser Stephen Bannon and switching his support to …

Donald Trump

Biden: Trump response to Charlottesville 'reprehensible'

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the August white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., was a "turning point" for America that …

Donald Trump

Stephen Bannon Tells ZOA: ‘I’m Proud To Be A Christian Zionist’

NEW YORK (JTA) — Stephen Bannon, the former chief strategist for President Donald Trump, called himself a “Christian Zionist” at the Zionist …

Jewish Culture

McConnell responds to Bannon targeting him: 'I laughed. Ha ha.'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellMcConnell expects Paul to return to Senate next week Former Hill staff calls …

Mitch McConnell

Friends say White House chief of staff is no politician

People who have known John Kelly for years say no one should expect the White House chief of staff to act like a career politician.They say the Kelly …

Frederica Wilson

Steve Bannon 'strongly' believes Trump won New Hampshire in 2016 over Clinton

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon said Thursday he "strongly" believes Republican President Donald Trump won New Hampshire and that voter irregularities were behind his loss in the state in the 2016 presidential election.<p>"I believe strongly — and I'm prepared to put money where my mouth is — …

Elections

Quote of the Day

“The Bezos-Amazon-<i>Washington Post</i> that dropped that dime on Donald Trump, is the same Bezos-Amazon-<i>Washington Post</i> that dropped the dime this …

Donald Trump

Congressman Dave Reichert Feels Compelled To Remind Everyone That He Used To Have A Mustache

He's so vain he probably thinks this post is about him and not his awful fucking position on taxes. by Rich SmithGhost-stache. MARK …

Seattle

Stephen Bannon is reportedly urging Mark Cuban to run for president in 2020

Stephen Bannon has repeatedly encouraged <i>Shark Tank</i> host and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban to consider running for president as a Democrat in …

Donald Trump

GOP Senators Run Away From Accused Child Molester Roy Moore

But they are doing so with some notable wiggle room.<p>Senate Republicans moved swiftly to distance themselves from their party’s nominee for Senate in …

U.S. Politics