Category: Politics

18 WTF Moments From Trump’s Unhinged Press Conference

Donald Trump took questions from the media on Thursday afternoon. The hastily called press conference came as a surprise to reporters, who would typically have had a briefing with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer…

Is Michael Flynn the First Domino to Fall in Kremlingate?

Donald Trump’s national security advisor, Michael Flynn, has resigned in disgrace after barely three weeks on the job. The departure comes in the wake of deeply sourced Washington Post reporting, revealing that – prior to…

Trump Advisor Stephen Miller Defends Travel Ban

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a lower court decision halting the Trump administration’s three-week-old executive order barring refugees and citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States. (The president…

How Democratic Socialists Are Building on Bernie’s Momentum

“Has anybody been angry before about capitalism?” Hannah Allison, a 29-year-old organizer with the Democratic Socialists of America, asks from the stage of a recent meeting in Los Angeles. The nearly 100 DSA members who’ve…

The End of Facts in the Trump Era

The order floated down from the lunatic’s castle late on a Friday. No more visas of any kind from seven countries, Donald Trump decreed, and mayhem replaced a weekend. Thunderstruck customs officials scrambled to make…