Jun 022017
 

The White House is telling federal agencies to blow off Democratic lawmakers’ oversight requests, as Republicans fear the information could be weaponized against President Donald Trump.

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This Week In Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’

 Posted by on 2017-01-29 at 18:40  donald trump, lies, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, usa  Comments Off on This Week In Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’
Jan 292017
 

Less than 24 hours after White House press secretary had spouted numerous falsehoods about inauguration crowd size and more, Kellyanne Conway went on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to defend him.

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Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: a visual guide

 Posted by on 2016-12-01 at 20:22  corruption, donald trump, government, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, usa  Comments Off on Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest: a visual guide
Dec 012016
 


If family members stay involved with the Trump Organization, the Trump administration would need to enforce “a clear firewall … so that these family members have no involvement with policy decisions at the White House”, the letter argued.

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How did the White House respond to Trump’s puzzling conversation with the Pakistani prime minister? Delicately.

 Posted by on 2016-12-01 at 18:32  donald trump, News, pakistan, Politics, Reblog, trump, usa  Comments Off on How did the White House respond to Trump’s puzzling conversation with the Pakistani prime minister? Delicately.
Dec 012016
 

After months of withering campaign trail criticism of President-elect Trump, the White House is loath to say anything too negative about the next resident of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

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The dark rigidity of fundamentalist rural America: a view from the inside

 Posted by on 2016-11-27 at 13:42  Politics, Reblog, usa  Comments Off on The dark rigidity of fundamentalist rural America: a view from the inside
Nov 272016
 

As the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, working-class, fly-over America.” Trump supporters are saying this. Progressive pundits are saying this.

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Welcome to the reign of King Trump

 Posted by on 2016-11-22 at 11:50  donald trump, election 2016, government, News, Politics, Reblog, trump, tyranny, usa  Comments Off on Welcome to the reign of King Trump
Nov 222016
 

While Donald Trump’s guiding principle is ego, the structures that hold him aloft were painstakingly built over decades by the worst of the Republican party “This bloodbath of an election,” a friend emailed me. “Like watching someone get murdered,” another said over the phone.

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A Senator Just Went on 60 Minutes Claiming the 9/11 Attackers Had “Support from Within the US”

 Posted by on 2016-04-11 at 01:07  9/11, 911, conspiracy, News, nyc, Politics, Reblog, terrorism, truth, usa  Comments Off on A Senator Just Went on 60 Minutes Claiming the 9/11 Attackers Had “Support from Within the US”
Apr 112016
 

Underneath the visitors’ center in the United States Capitol is a secure room where the House Intelligence Committee stores highly classified files. In that room is a file titled “Finding, Discussion and Narrative Regarding Certain Sensitive National Security Matters.

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