U.S. Politics

Sarah Sanders just made a hugely offensive allegation against the media

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders isn't a big fan of the media.<p>Which is, of course, her right. The relationship between any White House and any press corps tasked with covering that White House is almost always fraught and fractious.<p>But, on Monday, Sanders made an accusation that …

Politics

Roy Moore’s Last And Weirdest Campaign Event

The Alabama Republican and his wife had a long list of grievances to air in their final appearance before Election Day. “Fake News will tell you that we don’t care for Jews,” Kayla Moore said as part of an extended attack on reporters. “One of our attorneys is a Jew. We have very close friends that …

Politics

What The Hell Is Happening With These Alabama Polls?

Somebody’s going to be wrong in Alabama.<p>We’ve already urged caution when interpreting polls of Alabama’s special election to the U.S. Senate, which …

Elections

Women detail sexual allegations against Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A group of women who have publicly accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment and assault detailed their accounts of being groped, fondled and forcibly kissed by the businessman-turned-politician at a news conference on Monday.<p>"This was serial misconduct and perversion …

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Report: Trump furious Haley said his accusers "should be heard"

President Trump was "infuriated" by U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's remark Sunday that the women accusing him of sexual assault and harassment "should …

Women's News

Trump Announces That the Moon Is Astronauts’ Next Destination

President Trump announced on Monday that the moon would be the next destination for American astronauts, putting the Oval Office’s imprimatur on what other administration officials have said for months.<p>“It marks a first step in returning American astronauts to the moon for the first time since …

Science

Veterans are unloading on Roy Moore's comments about military service

• <b>Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, a Vietnam War veteran, made a controversial claim about transgender servicemembers.</b>• <b><br>Veterans took issue with his statement and began voicing their support for his rival, Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones.</b><p>Politicians have long touted their military service, or …

Military

Here's what really scares Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> In this terrific New York Times piece on Donald Trump in the White House, one line stood out to me as absolutely critical to understanding how the 45th President of the United States approaches the job.<p>It's this one: "Before taking office, Mr. Trump told top aides to think of each …

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Treasury Department releases analysis of GOP tax plan. It’s only one page long

The Treasury Department on Monday released a brief one-page analysis of the Republican tax plan — despite Secretary Steve Mnuchin’s earlier claims that “over 100 people” within the department were working on a detailed analysis.<p>"We are pleased to release an analysis demonstrating the revenue impact …

Business

Alabama Farmer Delivers Gut-Wrenching Indictment of Roy Moore's Anti-LGBTQ Views

Even if Roy Moore had never pursued teenage girls as young as 14 when he was well into his 30s, his proudly discussed prejudices against the LGBTQ …

U.S. Government

Donald Trump Got Caught In A Fib About CNN’s Don Lemon Because There’s A Tweet For Everything

Over the weekend, the <i>New York Times</i> published a report about the ongoing turmoil inside the White House that also gave some insight into Donald Trump’s daily routine — which not shockingly involves a decent amount of cable news and social media, as well as a disturbing number of Diet Cokes. What …

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'He held onto my hand and he kept kissing me:' Women accusing Trump of sexual harassment speak out in harrowing interview

• <b>Jessica Leeds, Rachel Crooks, and Samantha Holvey spoke out about what they claim was forcible kissing and groping by Trump in an interview on NBC News’ "Megyn Kelly TODAY.</b>• <b><br>The White House denied the claims Monday, saying in part, "The timing and absurdity of these false claims speaks volumes and</b> …

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President Trump Brags He Was a Top Student at Wharton. Here's What It Said About His Tax Bill

President Trump likes to brag that he graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, so its take on his tax reform bill might …

Politics

Stephen Colbert Knows Why Trump Hates CNN’s Don Lemon

And it’s not because “he’s so citrus-y.”<p>On Monday night, <i>The Late Show</i> host Stephen Colbert addressed a recent bombshell <i>New York Times</i> investigation …

Culture

Trump's #MeToo moment is coming on Monday — and the Republican party may pay a serious price

• <b>Three women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct will be interviewed by NBC's Megyn Kelly on Monday.</b>• <b><br>Trump has denied all allegations of misconduct, but the Democrats are pressing on him to resign as they expel members of their own ranks accused of similar crimes.</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

U.S. Government

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Goes Full Sean Spicer in Rant About Fake News

The White House press briefings have been a largely dull affair under Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Gone are the days of Sean Spicer’s red-faced eruptions. …

Liberal View

Not Real News: Alabama Senate race spurs false reports

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama's high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents of GOP candidate Roy Moore are bending the truth — or shattering it to pieces — in the campaign's final stretch.<p>One website falsely proclaimed that one of the women who accused Moore …

Politics

Kentucky Lawmaker Who Once Compared President Obama to a Monkey Accused of Sexual Assault

A Kentucky lawmaker who attracted national attention last year when he compared President Barack Obama and his wife to monkeys has been accused of …

Politics

Trump's Treasury Dept embarrasses itself with one-page 'analysis'

As regular readers know, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin assured lawmakers and the public that he had dozens of officials working on creating a …

U.S. Dept. of the Treasury

Steve Bannon Is About To Be Indicted By Mueller

For some time, right-wing diehards have tried to make us believe that there’s an 11th Commandment: “Thou shalt not speak ill of Donald Trump.” To …

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Donald Trump Proposes New Nickname for the Media... And It's a Doozy

President Donald Trump took deadly aim at the mainstream media over the weekend, calling out different outlets for their misrepresentations, …

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Trump accuser says he called her "the worst word"

Jessica Leeds told Megyn Kelly this morning that after the episode where she claims Donald Trump groped her on a plane, she ran into him at a party …

Politics

Jake Tapper Calls Out Trump's Hypocrisy On 'Fake News' Attacks

The CNN host had a bulleted list of Trump's lies ready to go.<p>Jake Tapper responded to President Donald Trump’s latest attacks on the press spreading “fake news” with a bulleted list of the former businessman’s most egregious lies.<p>The CNN host called out the president and White House press secretary …

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US-based climate scientists to take research to France

PARIS (AP) — It is a dream come true for U.S.-based climate scientists — the offer of all-expenses-paid life in France to advance their research in Europe instead of in the United States under climate skeptic President Donald Trump, two of the winners say.<p>American scientist Camille Parmesan and …

Business

Trump Will Have A Hard Time Stopping The Russia Investigation — Even If He Fires Mueller

In the nearly seven months since Robert Mueller was appointed to investigate possible collusion between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia, he has …

Government

FBI's McCabe 'has an Ohr problem,' will not testify on Tuesday, source says

Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who was reportedly scheduled to testify behind closed doors in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, will instead meet next week due to a "scheduling error," Department of Justice officials told Fox News.<p>McCabe’s testimony was likely to, at least …

U.S. Government

A Campaign Memoir That Shows Trump, at Least Partly, as He Is

President Trump likes gold fixtures, marble tiles and the trappings of grandeur. When he talks about himself in interviews and in his books, he talks in superlatives. He has billed himself as masterful negotiator. He has described himself as having the world’s best memory. He almost never …

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NYC bombing suspect identified as 27-year-old Brooklyn resident from Bangladesh

Police identified the suspect in the New York City bombing as Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Brooklyn resident from Bangladesh.<p>Ullah is a suspect in what the police believed to be a pipe bombing at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal on Monday morning. He has been taken to a hospital for …

Terrorism

Roy Moore was once again caught making remarks that can be interpreted as okay with slavery

Maybe he believes what he keeps saying.<p>Once again, past remarks from Alabama’s Republican candidate for US Senate, Roy Moore, have exposed him saying something that can be interpreted as, if not pro-slavery, slavery-tolerant.<p>Andrew Kaczynski at CNN uncovered 2011 remarks in which Moore responded …

Equality

Trump Is Preparing to Royally Screw Trump Voters

And old people in general, regardless of their political persuasion.<p>Anyone familiar with the guiding principles of the G.O.P. knows that Republicans strongly believe they were put on earth to cut taxes on the wealthy. But equally important is the notion that, at all times, government spending is …

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