Trump describes Boris Johnson as someone who ‘knows how to win’ after historic Parliament defeatsTrump describes Boris Johnson as someone who ‘knows how to win’ after historic Parliament defeats

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson can’t stop losing. His “plan” to keep a no-deal Brexit on the cards (which Johnson insists is necessary despite the catastrophic economic damage it could cause) was defeated twice in the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday. Shortly after, Johnson was defeated by Parliament in his attempt to call a general […]

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GOP candidate has a pretty hypocritical excuse for why he’s down in the pollsGOP candidate has a pretty hypocritical excuse for why he’s down in the polls

Dan Bishop, the Republican nominee in next week’s North Carolina congressional special election, claimed on Thursday that the reason polls show he could lose a district that President Donald Trump won easily is that so much money was coming in from out of district to support his Democratic opponent. But most of the money going […]

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The Trump administration plans to gut food stamps, hitting red states hardestThe Trump administration plans to gut food stamps, hitting red states hardest

President Donald Trump’s latest attack on working families will hit especially hard in the states that voted for him: More than half of the people who are set to lose access to food stamps under regulations proposed this summer live in states that went for Trump in 2016. One in every twelve people who receives […]

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To build Trump’s border wall, Pentagon will divert funds from military schools and day caresTo build Trump’s border wall, Pentagon will divert funds from military schools and day cares

President Donald Trump, despite his empty claims that he’s the most pro-military president “ever,” is preparing to drain funds from schools and day care centers that serve military families, as well as stalling readiness projects, to pay for his promised border wall. The Pentagon is diverting billions of dollars from already funded projects at military […]

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Trump’s Fox & Friends pals finally concede Mexico ain’t paying for that wallTrump’s Fox & Friends pals finally concede Mexico ain’t paying for that wall

President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign was centered on one grand campaign promise: he would build a massive wall along the entire southern border of the nation, and its construction would be completely paid for by Mexico. Three years later, almost no construction has happened and Mexico has repeatedly made it clear that it will not […]

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Republican leaders silent as Alabama governor insists she won’t resign over blackface scandalRepublican leaders silent as Alabama governor insists she won’t resign over blackface scandal

Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) adamantly vowed on Tuesday that she would not resign her office, despite revelations last week that she once appeared in blackface in a college Baptist Student Union skit while she was a student at Auburn University. The national Republican leaders who demanded a Democratic governor resign for a very similar scandal […]

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Trump is lobbying hard to bring Russia back to the G8Trump is lobbying hard to bring Russia back to the G8

President Donald Trump on Monday doubled down on his effort to bring Russia back into the G7. Speaking from the annual G7 summit in Biarritz, France, Trump said he supported Russia’s return to what was previously the G8, even though many other members of the group were critical of the idea. Russia itself has also […]

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Trump’s offer to host the next G7 summit is already an ethics nightmareTrump’s offer to host the next G7 summit is already an ethics nightmare

Following the fracas and infighting at the most recent G7 summit, President Donald Trump previewed an idea for how to make sure the next one is somehow even worse: hosting it at the Trump National Doral Miami — a Florida resort he owns (and profits from). After claiming that he lost up to $5 billion […]

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After Trump broke his promise to eliminate the national debt, GOP senators say ‘next term’After Trump broke his promise to eliminate the national debt, GOP senators say ‘next term’

Under President Donald Trump, both the national debt and the annual budget deficit have reached all time highs, despite his 2016 campaign promises to eliminate both. Rather than concede another broken promise, his Republican defenders in the Senate are now claiming that he will solve both — next term. Candidate Donald Trump made a lot […]

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Here’s how Trump’s Greenland plans fit in a long history of U.S. island imperialismHere’s how Trump’s Greenland plans fit in a long history of U.S. island imperialism

One of the most unexpected turns of Donald Trump’s presidency came this week, when revelations spilled out about the president’s serious consideration of the purchase Greenland from Denmark. According to the Washington Post, senior administration officials mulled possibly offering some $600 million in annual subsidies to the Danish territory, alongside a “large one-time payment” to […]

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