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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Friday, June 30, 2017

How U.S. presidents missed the Russia threat — until it was much, much too late

President Trump, Melting Under Criticism

Mixing Politics with Business: A Master List of Trump’s Conflicts of Interest

Uh Oh!    The Time I Got Recruited to Collude with the Russians

New York Prosecutor Joining Special Counsel Mueller’s Team

​​Morning Joe host Mika Brzezinski told Donald Trump he was 'destroying the country' before he hit out at her

Trump does lie every day-  See Above!

Donald Trump is not well

'Donald Trump is not well': Brzezinski and Scarborough respond

Scarborough fires back at Trump

Scarborough, Brzezinski say White House used National Enquirer as threat

Kushner told 'Morning Joe' hosts to apologize to Trump or tabloid story would run: report

Playback: Late-night hosts react to Trump's crude tweet about Mika Brzezinski

The White House had a coordinated message this month. Trump didn’t.

Why some inside the White House see Trump’s media feud as ‘winning’

​​White House council for women and girls goes dark under Trump

The Logic of Trump's Sexist Attacks

Opinion: Aren’t you proud, America? Aren’t you proud?    


Senate GOP Leaders Said to Aim for New Health Plan in Two Weeks

GOP health-care debate turns to stark question: help vulnerable Americans, or help the rich?

Republicans’ New Tactic: “Look Over Here While We Take Away Your Healthcare Coverage!”

​​WHAT? How does this work?  Trump: If GOP health care bill fails, repeal Obamacare now, replace later

Trump Suggests Repealing Health Law Now and Replacing It Later

GOP's Plan B for Obamacare -- repeal first, replace later -- began with quiet push from Koch network

Don’t sugarcoat this. Trump just called for 32 million people to lose health coverage.

​32 million people would lose coverage if Obamacare was repealed

Repeal Now, Replace Later: Is Trump Breaking Campaign Promises?

This is NOT governing. This is just 'winning' and every winner needs a loser. Loser here? New Hospital Construction for one. No one wants to invest in a new hospital without knowing the rules. Another loser? Patients and doctors. What happens after the repeal is done and no new plan is implemented? This is demolition without any construction. What does that leave?

See which states would be hit hardest by the Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill

A new poll shows the health care bill could crush Senate Republicans

Health Care Is Complicated. Trump’s Pitch? Not So Much.

Trump Backers ‘Furious’ That Senator Stood Against Health Care Bill

Plan on Growing Old? Then the Medicaid Debate Affects You

​​Republicans consider: What if Obamacare repeal wasn't a tax cut for the rich?

I guess KellyAnne Conway never heard of Teddy Roosevelt?   Conway: Media coverage of Trump ‘neither productive nor patriotic’   Look above for Teddy's views on this :)

​What is it with picking people who are against the very thing they are supposed to be in charge of?

​​Trump’s pick to lead federal civil rights efforts defended companies accused of discrimination

More Trump Misinformation:  The Energy 202: Four misleading claims Trump made in his big 'Energy Week' speech


Why we should be very afraid of Trump’s vote suppression commission

Mississippi To Bogus ‘Election Integrity’ Commission: Jump In The Gulf Of Mexico

​Once again, California has thrown a wrench into Trump’s big plans

Irony?  Kobach: Kansas won’t give Social Security info to Kobach-led voter commission at this time

Hmmm...  Editorial: What does Kris Kobach plan to do with voters’ personal information?

Remember:  Pence, Kobach To Lead Trump’s Bogus ‘Election Integrity’ Commission

The other GOP stalemate on Capitol Hill: House budget gridlock imperils tax reform

The E.P.A.’s Dangerous Anti-Regulatory Policies

E.P.A. to Give Dissenters a Voice on Climate, No Matter the Consensus  Hmmm. I have seen a Red Team vs Blue team argument somewhere...  Al Franken BRILLIANTLY DESTROYS Rick Perry On Climate Change Science 6/23/2017

Science division of White House office left empty as last staffers depart

Satellite temperature data, leaned on by climate change doubters, revised sharply upward

Trump Approves US-Mexico Pipeline 'That'll Go Right Under the Wall'  Hmmm...  As Donald Trump Calls for Wall on Mexican Border, Smugglers Dig Tunnels

​​An Oceanside minister supported Trump. Now, he's getting deported

​​Pruitt will launch program to 'critique' climate science

​Trump Takes More Aggressive Stance With U.S. Friends and Foes in Asia

Trump Administration’s Request for Extensive Voter Data Raises Fears of Suppression

Here Are the Financial Disclosures of More than 400 Officials Trump Has Installed Across the Government

​​The month ends ...​  Trump WH declines to recognize LGBT Pride Month

​​​​​​Thursday, June 29, 2017

This is just plain ugly!   Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski; Says She Was ‘Bleeding Badly From a Face-Lift’

"The time for small thinking is over.  The time for trivial fights is behind us." - Donald Trump

​​Remarks by President Trump in Joint Address to Congress

FULL SPEECH: President Donald Trump Speech to Joint Session Of Congress 2/28/2017 Trump Live Speech


Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski; Says She Was ‘Bleeding Badly From a Face-Lift’

Hey GOP, Trump’s Misogyny and Obsession With Revenge Are Nothing New

“sexist cyber bullying” Shep Smith devastating reaction to Trump’s ‘bloody facelift’ tweet to Mika

Who Likes Trump’s Tweets and Why

​The Problem With Participatory Democracy Is the Participants

NY Daily News: Trump attack on Brzezinski is ‘humiliation’ for US

MSNBC staffers angered by Trump’s tweets

One photo throws cold water on Trump's claim that Mika Brzezinski was 'bleeding' at Mar-a-Lago from a face-lift


Blow to Huckabee: You and Trump are lying

I’ve Overestimated Donald Trump

‘It is really not normal’: Both sides condemn Trump for vulgar tweet about TV host

​​GOP lawmakers blast Trump's 'Morning Joe' tweets

Trump Called a 'Pig,' Unpresidential After Tweets

​GOP Senators Rebuke Trump Over Tweets Insulting Cable Host

​​GETTING UGLIER!  A chilling National Rifle Association ad gaining traction online appears to be 'an open call to violence'   and   ‘Most Sinister’ Propaganda: Examining The NRA’s Ominous New Ad   and  The NRA recruitment video that is even upsetting gun owners  and  NRA video declares war on liberals, critics say

Trump's comments about women under scrutiny for second time this week

White House defends Trump’s tweets: He’s been ‘attacked mercilessly’

7 things Sarah Huckabee Sanders got totally wrong in her defense of Trump's tweets

​​Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump has never ‘promoted or encouraged violence.’ She is very wrong.

All the Times Trump Has Called for Violence at His Rallies

Fox News Poll: Voters say Trump's tweets hurting agenda

Fox News interrupted the White House briefing to slam Trump’s mean tweets

Hannity: Trump should not have published tweets about 'Morning Joe' host

Why Trump’s Vengeful Tweeting Matters

​​How Trump’s disgusting behavior will make Republican disunity more likely

The President Versus ‘Fake News,’ Again

Authoritarianism creeps up on you. This is how.

It’s a tense environment': Media braced for further hostility fueled by Trump

Poll: Most think Trump is abusing his powers

America is hacking away at its own democratic limb

Editorial: President Trump: Delete your account. Stop diminishing the presidency  I disagree! America needs to see who they elected president. 

Republican healthcare bill limps into recess with no vote in sight

As depression, anxiety and suicide skyrocket, the GOP wants to gut our mental health coverage

Senate Health Bill Could Hit Employer-Sponsored Plans

CBO: Medicaid spending falls 35 percent in 20 years under Senate health bill​

The Latest: Auditor predicts 35 percent Medicaid cut by 2036

Should Republicans Even Want The Senate Health Care Bill To Pass?

Republicans crafted the next great healthcare failure

More opioid funding won’t save the Senate health care bill

State officials refuse to turn over voter roll data to Trump election panel

​​Brennan Center to States: Examine Legal Obligations Before Providing Voters’ Personal Information to White House

Securing Elections From Foreign Interference

The Plot Thickens!   GOP Operative Sought Clinton Emails From Hackers, Implied a Connection to Flynn

White House could offer to roll back sanctions in first Trump-Putin meeting


​Present at the Destruction: How Rex Tillerson Is Wrecking the State Department

Denied: Afghanistan's All-Girl Robotics Team Can't Get Visas To The US


Trump Not Winning:   Senate Commerce Committee Punts on Call to Restructure Air-Traffic-Control System

​Eric Trump Foundation Told Donors Money Went To Kids With Cancer, Then Gave To Different Causes


​​​​​Wednesday, June 28, 2017

US lays out visa criteria for Donald Trump's controverisal 'Muslim travel ban

‘Honor our contract’: Lawmakers press Trump not to deport foreign-born military recruits

We fixed Donald Trump’s misleading chart that claims Republicans are increasing Medicaid funding

Trump Holds Trump Fundraiser at Trump Hotel -- Benefiting Trump

Trump greeted by protesters at campaign fundraiser

Scenes from the Swamp: (Almost) Inside Trump’s $35,000-Per-Plate Reelection Fundraiser

Trump rips media, mocks Pelosi at closed-door fundraiser

​​​​This is TOO Funny!  Trump rips 'AmazonWashingtonPost' as fake news BUT  The Barcode on That Fake Donald Trump Time Magazine Cover Belongs to Some Karaoke Software

President Trump says Amazon should pay non-existent ‘internet taxes’ in tweet trashing The Washington Post

How to Understand Donald Trump’s #AmazonWashingtonPost Tweet in 3 Easy Steps

News outlets respond to Trump's intensifying war on media

Trump's War on the Media is Really a War on Truth

After ugly White House briefing, the time is now for press to push back against Trump

Angry White House reporter: 'I can't take it anymore!'

​​Trump lawyer targets poor for donations to fight Obamacare via charity that pays his family millions

Authorities In 2 States Now Looking Into Trump Lawyer’s Christian Charity

This poll number on health care should make Senate Republicans queasy

The central argument for the GOP’s health-care bill is falling apart

Why McConnell plans to hide health care bill’s pain until after midterms

Senate Republicans aim for new healthcare bill by Friday, but skeptics remain

Senate Health Care Bill Could Re-Open The Door To Lifetime Limits On Coverage

McConnell wants revised health care bill by Friday; holdouts contemplate Plan B

Senate Republicans Scramble to Rework Health Bill

Trump has never been big on details

GOP senator under impression Trump doesn't have clear understanding of healthcare bill: report

​​This is how Trumpism died

​Trumpcare Could Bring Back an Epidemic of Abuse

​​​​The Health Care System Is Leaving The Southern Black Belt Behind

​​Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell warns of possible bipartisanship on health care

Is It Time to Find a Bipartisan Solution to Health Care?

Schumer Challenges Trump to a Health Care Meeting and The President Responds

President Obama Holds a Health Care Town Hall in Colorado

White House Health Care Summit Part I

Republicans running for governor put in a tough position by Trump health cuts


Schiff: If Trump doesn't act on Russia, could be dereliction of duty

Russian official linked to South Florida biker club spent millions on Trump condos

US favorability under Trump plummets in new international poll

Tillerson blows up at top White House aide

One of America's First Clean Coal Plants May Have Just Died

Trump’s future business plans may be hiding in plain sight  from 2015:  Donald Trump owns thousands of secret web addresses


Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Ford had just pardoned Nixon. Ford was never elected President. 


The Exasperating Difficulty of Trying to Understand Trump’s Finances

Trump attorney Jay Sekulow’s family has been paid millions from charities they control

Any time someone says the election of the president does not really impact  your life, guess again! 

​​EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban

Must See TV! A reporter says it well!   VERY HEATED White House Press Briefing with Sarah Sanders

Sarah Huckabee Sanders tangles with reporter at White House briefing

Meet the Reporter Who Ripped Into Sarah Huckabee Sanders

​​A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf clubs. It’s fake.

Time asks Trump Organization to remove fake cover from golf clubs

McConnell cancels Senate health care vote this week after too many Republicans defect

A Vote of Conscience and Courage

The Health Care Hoax Has Been Exposed, Senator McConnell

​​Senate GOP Leaders Push Off Health Care Vote After July 4th

The G.O.P. Rejects Conservatism

Senate GOP seethes at Trump impulsiveness

​​The Impact of the Senate Health Care Bill on Veterans: State-by-State Breakdown

Tully: This health care bill is a national disgrace

How Health Costs Would Soar for Older Americans Under the Senate Plan

​​Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

On Senate Health Bill, Trump Falters in the Closer’s Role

​​Delaying the Senate health care vote likely won't solve the problem

Your Travel Ban Isn’t Safe Yet, Mr. Trump

How the Supreme Court Will Consider Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Balance of Power: Trump’s Travel Ban Headache

Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel

Why did the Senate GOP wait for a CBO score when the House GOP didn't?  

Maybe senators know states can't be gerrymandered?

The Health 202: CBO score of Senate health bill certainly doesn't ease McConnell's path to 50

As Trump’s Tactics Fall Short, Pence Takes Lead on Health Bill

Senate health care bill: What's worse than 'mean'?

Breaking Down the Carnage State by State

Health Bill Does Not ‘Cut’ Medicaid Spending, Republicans Argue

How the GOP Turned Against Medicaid

Kansas hospitals could be hit hard by GOP health plan

Here's where Republican senators stand on the health care bill

Republicans Have a Medicaid Problem

If GOP senators blow this, say hello to single-payer health care

Trump Organization to check out from Toronto hotel, condo tower

Trump’s asymmetric warfare against the media continues to pay off

Maybe if Trump spent more time on ZipRecruiter and less on the golf course? 

Delays stack up for Trump in filling ambassador posts

Did Trump Break the Law With Deleted Tweets?

Will there be a completed wall by 2020?  Construction on Trump’s border wall to begin by September

How the Supreme Court Botched the Muslim Ban Ruling

Ethics Group Says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's Retweet Violated A Federal Law

'Collusion is not a crime': Trump's media allies have a striking new talking point that experts say is 'flawed' and 'absurd'

Sean Spicer set a standard for collusion that could haunt President Trump

Donald Trump's tweets accusing Barack Obama of Russia 'collusion' leave him badly exposed

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort files as foreign agent for Ukraine work

How one typo helped let Russian hackers in

Science groups ask Trump to retain advisory board integrity


Monday, June 26, 2017

Making America Grate Again

We can hope!  Current version of Senate health care bill is dead

Supreme Court revives Trump's foreign travel ban, will hear dispute in the fall

The Pentagon promised citizenship to immigrants who served. Now it might help deport them.

You read that right!   Does the United States Deport Military Veterans?    YES!   They served in the U.S. military and hoped for citizenship. They got deported.

​​Both Sides Declared Victory on the Travel Ban. Who Really Won?

Supreme Court partially restores Trump travel ban that wouldn’t have kept out anyone behind deadly terrorist attacks

U.S. Image Suffers as Publics Around World Question Trump’s Leadership

1. The tarnished American brand

​​It’s official: The Senate health-care bill is about cutting Medicaid

Senate health bill breaks GOP promises on costs and Trump's on coverage

How the Republicans’ health-care plan betrays Republicans’ own principles

Koch network 'piggy banks' closed until Republicans pass health and tax reform

​​CBO: Senate GOP health-care bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026

Three numbers to understand the CBO report on Senate Republicans’ health-care bill

The C.B.O. Did the Math. These Are the Key Takeaways From the Senate Health Care Bill.

This chart shows the stunning trade-off at the heart of the GOP health plan

Opinion: Bald-faced lying to defend the indefensible

​​H.R. 1628, Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017

GOP senator blasts Senate healthcare bill for reliance on government spending

CBO Report Complicates GOP Support for Health Care Bill

Where the Senate Health Care Bill Fails

Trumpcare isn't about health. It's a tax cut for the 1%

The Senate Leadership's Health Bill Is A Big Tax Cut, Especially For The Top One Percent

Nobel-winning economists come out against Senate healthcare bill

Analysis:  Person making $11,400 in 2026 will face a deductible that's more than half their income

Republicans eye billions in side deals to win Obamacare repeal votes

​​McConnell protesters in NKY say health care debate a matter of life and death

How to Contact Every Senator to Voice Your Thoughts on the Health Care Bill

​​​​Trump misses his own deadline for ISIS news conference

Trump blames Obama for Russian meddling he won't admit happened

FBI has questioned Trump campaign adviser Carter Page at length in Russia probe

New database shows Trump is filling the government with fossil fuel lobbyists

Park Service behaved appropriately regarding Trump crowd reports, watchdog finds

​Why I’m Not a Democrat​



Sunday, June 25, 2017

Stelter: 'Fox & Friends' is a Trump infomercial

Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House

Sean Spicer says he doesn’t face reporters on TV because it would distract from the president

I am going with a different answer. Trump does not want to create video footage for 2020. Think 

A side-by-side comparison of Obama's 2008 and 2012 speeches

NYT's David Brooks: Trump has not fulfilled promise of new conservatism

Kliff's Cliffs Notes on health care coverage

Senate Leaders Try to Appease Members as Support for Health Bill Slips


What's in the Senate health care bill? Here are five key provisions

Privately, health plan worries Senate bill would “cause most small employers’ premiums to go up”

Trump political arm to GOP: Get in line

Replacing Obamacare is a make-or-break moment for Republicans

Billionaire Koch brothers promised millions to Republicans who helped sink 'Trumpcare' — and they don't like the Senate version either

Trump decries Clinton 'collusion' as Democrats take aim at GOP health care bill

Trump’s Deflections and Denials on Russia Frustrate Even His Allies

Report: Russian ambassador Kislyak being recalled amid election controversy

​​4 options for Supreme Court on Trump’s travel ban

Kushner firm’s $285 million Deutsche Bank loan came just before Election Day

Kellyanne Conway: Those on Medicaid who will lose health insurance can always get jobs - My Mom is 78 and a cancer survivor, she is not looking to work. 

​​Why do networks keep having KellyAnne Conway on the air? She just parrots Alternative Facts and refuses to answer direct questions with direct answers:  Kellyanne Conway on Senate health bill: 'These are not cuts to Medicaid'    but     Kellyanne Conway Says the Senate Health Care Bill Doesn't Cut Medicaid. That's Not True

Saturday, June 24, 2017

‘Trump Is What Happens When a Political Party Abandons Ideas’


​​President Trump, Meet This 2-Year-Old

Palestinians disappointed after 'tense' meeting with Kushner: report

See where the Senate health-care bill’s subsidy cuts will affect Americans most

If We Lose Our Health Care ...

For people who depend on Medicaid, proposed federal caps in health care plans instill fear

​​Senate GOP expected to add new penalties for the uninsured into their health bill

Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

Mike Lee Thinks the Healthcare Bill Is a Joke

Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

Trump White House Has Taken Little Action To Stop Next Election Hack

How Trump's financial cop on the block should prioritize the job

Week 5: Out With Collusion, In With Intrusion


Friday, June 23, 2017


Who Were Donald Trump's Voters? Now We Know

Carrier workers facing layoffs feel betrayed by Trump  A lot of people are going to feel betrayed by Trump, from Coal Miners to Retirees.   Another Trump Video...   WATCH: First MAJOR Donald Trump Speech Since Winning Election - Carrier Victory Lap in Indiana - FNN

Trump’s job promises face challenge in auto sector

Remember that search for 3 million illegal voters?

Why Kobach’s Run for Governor Adds Another Layer of Partisanship to Ill-Conceived “Fraud Commission”

The Man Behind Trump’s Voter-Fraud Obsession

Kobach Sanctioned By Court For ‘Deceptive Conduct And Lack Of Candor’

T r u m p ’ s   L i e s

Late-night hosts blast Trumpcare: 'Needless suffering for low and middle-income people'

What Happens When a Presidency Loses Its Legitimacy?

Get Cancer Now, Before Congress Cuts Your Insurance

GOP ObamaCare repeal bill puts kids in crossfire

Crazy waivers: the Senate bill invites states to gut important health insurance rules

Goodbye, Medicaid

How Medicaid Works, and Who It Covers

Lessons from the past can tell us what happens when the government eliminates health coverage

What exactly is inside the new Republican health care bill? Let's take a look.

Poll: Most Americans Unaware GOP Plans Would Make Deep Funding Cuts To Medicaid

Dean Heller Becomes the Fifth GOP Senator to Oppose Health Care Bill

Considered key swing vote, Heller comes out against Senate health care overhaul bill

Rob Portman asked Twitter for its thoughts on the Senate health care bill. Guess what happened.

​​How the GOP health care bills help the rich

Putting Affordable Insurance Out of Reach

Like the AHCA, the Senate’s health care bill could weaken ACA protections against catastrophic costs

Premiums and Tax Credits under the Affordable Care Act vs. the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act: Interactive Maps

The GOP's trillion dollar tax problem

How The Senate O’Care Repeal Is Even More Radical Than The House’s

​​Trump congratulates himself for influencing Comey’s testimony with White House tapes ruse

Trump is struggling to stay calm on Russia, one morning call at a time

Hey, Mueller, You Should Check Out Iceland


W.H. Correspondents' Association: We are not satisfied with off-camera briefings

​​Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault

The Post’s new findings in Russia’s bold campaign to influence the U.S. election

Obama officials just handed Trump two major talking points on Russia

White House will step up lobbying against Iran-Russia sanctions bill now stalled in Congress

This Top Mueller Aide Once Worked on an Investigation of a Trump Associate Tied to the Russian Mob

This is what foreign spies see when they read President Trump’s tweets

Why ‘Mattis in charge’ is a formula for disaster

​Donald Trump is 'greatest threat to international security', says former MI6 head

​​5 things Trump did while you weren't looking: Week 3

Making America scared again won’t make us safer

Al Franken BRILLIANTLY DESTROYS Rick Perry On Climate Change Science

Thursday, June 22, 2017


​But during the campaign? Donald Trump on Goldman Sachs, Carmel, IN, 5/2/16

​And the last time Trump tweeted the word "Goldman"?

But Now?  Trump names another Goldman Sachs executive to senior administration role  FIVE! (5!)

The GOP healthcare bill could slash Trump megadonor Sheldon Adelson's tax bill by more than $40 million

Some things you can just NOT MAKE UP!  This is NOT Draining the Swamp! Trump Appointee Is Still a Saudi Government Lobbyist

There are Trump's claims about jobs. And then there are the numbers

Just like old times: Trump says 18 false things at Iowa campaign rally

PowerPost ‘How else can a Kenyan creampuff get ahead?’ is just one of the disturbing tweets sent by this Trump Energy Department agency head

​​Why are these White House briefings heard but not seen?

Canada’s Trump Strategy: Go Around Him

Dogged by Russia investigation, Trump tweets turn increasingly defensive

Election Hackers Altered Voter Rolls, Stole Private Data, Officials Say

Trump Is a Russian-Interference Truther Once More

White House: Trump to give details on possible James Comey tapes this week

Breaking News!  Trump says he has no ‘tapes’ of Comey conversations Is he lying about the lie? Did tapes exist and did not support him?

Why Trump's Tape Announcement Today Isn't a Surprise

Trump: I did not make recordings of Comey

Trump Says He Doesn't Have Tapes of Conversations With Comey

Donald Trump says he has no tapes of James Comey

No Tapes to Tweet Of

​​Trump’s bluff is called, revealing another self-inflicted legal wound

How Trump’s dubious claims make the entire government react

Donald Trump Does His Best Joe McCarthy Impression

A HUGE Trump lie:  Trump promised over and over to 'save' Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. Will he?

In reversal, Trump now supports Medicaid cuts

NO:  Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid

Senate GOP Tries to Rush Its Cruel Trumpcare Bill: A Closer Look

​​Trump: Senate health care bill needs some negotiations

Inside the Health Care Bill: Trump Wanted ‘Heart.’ He Didn’t Get It

Senate Republicans unveil health care bill that slashes taxes, rolls back Medicaid

Track the Key Changes in the GOP’s Health Plan

GOP health bill is a disaster for opioid crisis

Senate math: Republicans have very little margin for error on health care

Experts say Senate Republicans’ $2 billion opioid fund is about $188 billion short

Trump: Senate GOP’s Bill To Repeal Obamacare Is ‘Going To Be Very Good’

The Health 202: Here's what's in the Senate health-care bill

Tracking Reports About the Emerging Senate Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

What Is Mitch McConnell Thinking on Health Care?

How the Senate Health Bill Differs From House Bill, Obamacare

The Senate health bill would hugely roll back women's health care

Column Senate GOP's Obamacare repeal bill will cost lives, but fatten the wallets of millionaires

Shifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health Bill

Senate Health Bill Gives Huge Tax Cuts to Businesses, High-Income Households

​​NBC News/WSJ Poll: Public Overwhelmingly Disapproves of House Health Care Bill

GOP senator slams proposed NIH cuts: ‘No one should have to defend’ them

Trump’s Five Mistaken Reasons for Withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership
It's still not too late to save America

NOT Winning: Layoffs set to begin next month at Carrier plant Trump struck deal with: report

Carrier to begin laying off 600 employees this summer

Layoffs announced at Boeing plant Trump visited

Servicing issues may hamper U.S. student-loan forgiveness for thousands​​​​​

You’ve Named Trump’s Worst!

Trump called for legislation blocking immigrants from receiving welfare for 5 years — but it already exists


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump, Russia and a Shadowy Business Partnership

Why the White House Is Reading Greek History

Robert B. Reich: Government by and for Trump

For me and my son, Medicaid cuts don’t mean hard choices. They mean life or death.

Harsh Tradeoff at Core of GOP Health Bill: Keep Medicaid Expansion or Cut Taxes for Wealthy?

Republicans Don't Know What's in Their Own Health Care Bill: A Closer Look

​​Ex-lobbyists swarm Trump administration, despite 'drain the swamp' pledge

ANALYSIS: 26 questions the White House has promised to answer but hasn't

Trump drops 5 points in tracking poll he touted

The president's job rating: Who approves, and who doesn't?

Trump takes victory lap at Iowa rally

Trump Turns an Iowa Rally Into a Venting Session

​​Everything Trump has said about who tried to hack the US election

White House Tries to Get G.O.P. to Water Down Russia Sanctions Bill

The Donald Trump hiring crisis means America's got no talent

ANALYSIS: 26 questions the White House has promised to answer but hasn't

Presidential Transparency: Beyond Tax Returns

DeVos picks private student loan chief to head government loan program

Trump, DeVos Allowing Bigotry in Public Schools

Trump to China: Thanks for trying with North Korea

The Foreign Visa Crackdown Is Putting Americans Out of Work

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Case for Obstruction of Justice Against Trump

I tried to warn my friends that voting for Trump would impact them and their kids. 

Trump budget cuts threaten programs that help Tennessee's neediest children, officials say

BUT  -  Trump seeks sharp cuts to housing aid, except for program that brings him millions

A lot of young people did NOT vote :-(     If Liberals Voted ...

Why can't Trump understand China needs North Korea? North Korea is a buffer between China and US.  China does not want to feed all of those people.    China Falls Short on Curbing North Korea, Trump Says

Why you should care about increasing secrecy in White House and Senate

Senate panel to reject Trump’s air traffic control plan in aviation bill

Lawmakers intensify negotiations in pursuit of key Trump-related banking records

Trump's handling of Russia investigations weighs on approval ratings

House Republicans block Russia sanctions bill

Russia! Russia! Russia!  FBI Director nominee removed reference to case involving Russian government from law firm bio

Robert Mueller terrifies President Trump. Of course he wants him gone.

Why Does Trump Love Fox & Friends So Much? Because It’s the Media Equivalent of Donald Trump

Trump’s Not Ready for a Crisis

The White House Press Briefing Is Slowly Dying

GOP Obamacare Replacement Bill Cloaked in Secrecy

G.O.P. Health Plan Is Really a Rollback of Medicaid

​​Once Champions of Sunlight, GOP Pens Health Care Plan In the Dark

20 GOP criticisms of Obamacare’s secrecy that now look eerily hypocritical

MAP: Where Obamacare Repeal Would Hit The Hardest

Donald Trump No Longer Wants to 'Stay Out' of Syria

Ford Chooses China, Not Mexico, to Build Its New Focus

Two PDVSA loans could give Rosneft control of Citgo, senators warn

Here are all the ways Jeff Sessions is wrong about drug sentencing

EPA just gave notice to dozens of scientific advisory board members that their time is up

Public Has Criticisms of Both Parties, but Democrats Lead on Empathy for Middle Class

Monday, June 19, 2017

The American Healthcare Act: A$58 Million Annual Tax Cut for Sheldon Adelson  "Adelson would receive an annual tax cut of $48 million from the AHCA. Over ten years, he would receive a tax cut totaling more than $500 million."

​​The White House does not even care about the optics or perception! 


I thought Trump was going to help Veterans?  VA whistleblower who testified in Congress stripped of job duties in Atlanta  Trump lied about the Veterans' Hotline being in the White House and keeping him up at night:

Business leaders slam Trump’s air traffic control plan

The GOP’s hard, messy options for destroying Trumpism

​​What happened to transparency?  CNN Reporter: White House Doesn’t Want Its ‘Evasive Answers’ On Tape

Off-camera, no audio broadcast: White House keeps undermining press briefing

In Trump’s Washington, public business increasingly handled behind closed doors

Chaffetz: Trump administration 'almost worse' than Obama's on transparency

Spicer searching for candidates to take over White House briefing

​​Why won’t Donald Trump rush to tweet criticism of attacks against Muslims?

Trump exploited the cultural divide, not economic unfairness   I told my friends Trump would win on "Not Her!" and "Wall!" 

GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters

A Republican contractor’s database of nearly every voter was left exposed on the Internet for 12 days, researcher says

Yes, Donald Trump and other presidents can be charged with obstruction

​​Fact check: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?


Mueller team lawyer brings witness-flipping expertise to Trump probes

Fact Check: Did Trump Really Cancel Obama’s Cuba Deal?

​​Energy Secretary Rick Perry: Carbon dioxide is not ‘primary’ driver of climate change

Hmm:  Overview of Greenhouse Gases

In Hamptons House, a Link to Manafort and Jared Kushner’s Dad

Live coverage: Senate Dems hold talkathon to protest GOP health plan

Sean Spicer’s Press Briefings May Be Coming to an End. Here’s How You’ll Remember Them.

C.B.O. Head, Who Prizes Nonpartisanship, Finds Work Under G.O.P. Attack

How to Deal With North Korea


Sunday, June 18, 2017

As U.S. Adds Troops in Afghanistan, Trump’s Strategy Remains Undefined

The GOP could have figured this our a lot earlier, like during the primary season.

Republicans worry working for Trump damages reputation: report

The great divide: The media war over Trump

Two years ago, they couldn’t look away. Now some Trump supporters are tuning out.

Trump Attorney Says President Not Under Investigation

Trump Lawyer Denies President Is Under Investigation

Chris Wallace Battles Jay Sekulow Over Trump Investigation Inconsistencies: ‘Oh Boy, This Is Weird’

Jay Sekulow on reports Bob Mueller has widened investigation

Full Sekulow Interview: Trump Was Aware Firing Comey Could ‘Lengthen’ Investigation

Meet Bob Mueller's team tackling the Russia investigation

CEOs Have Access to Trump, but Do They Have Clout?

Trump touts agenda ‘despite the distraction of the Witch Hunt’  

Trump lied about his 50% approval rating higher than Obama's 

Trump: (-11)

Obama: (+12)

President Trump Says He Has Higher Approval Ratings Than Obama. That’s Not True

THE MEMO: For Trump, danger signs in the polls

Mike Pence's infrastructure mess: What went wrong with I-69?

The State Department just broke a promise to minority and female recruits

Medicaid overhaul faces tough test in Trump country

The radical idea behind Trump’s EPA rollbacks

Why Trump's White House is embroiled in a hiring crisis

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Mr. Trump’s Dangerous Indifference to Russia

Huh? Does the White House not understand Optics? Perception?  Trump administration pushing to weaken Russia sanctions bill: report

If you ever wonder if who wins the POTUS election really makes a difference? 

​​Justice Dept. flips position in Supreme Court case

Election to obstruction: The many tentacles of the Trump-Russia investigation

Richard Branson: The world should not 'kowtow' to 'dangerous' Donald Trump

Help wanted: Why Republicans won’t work for the Trump administration

​​Trump allies hit Mueller on relationship with Comey

Despite Clinton impeachment vote, Gingrich says President 'cannot obstruct justice'

Health Care: Democrats Can’t Hit What They Can’t See

Six People Have Resigned From Trump's HIV/AIDS Advisory Council Because He "Doesn't Care"

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

Allies Start Planning a Life Without America

Friday, June 16, 2017

So Trump Supporter, What Do You Love Most About Him?

Staffers say Trump is very angry, yelling at television sets in White House: Report

Donald Trump Reports He’s Getting Rich as President

​​Why we still really need to see Donald Trump's tax returns

President Trump Releases Financial Information Outlining His Business Assets

U.S. OGE‏:  Trump, Donald J 2017 Financial Disclosure Report.pdf

Trump earned at least $1.3 billion in the last two and a half years

Donald Trump Reports He’s Getting Rich as President

Trump earns $598M as Mar-a-Lago profits spike

Deputy AG Issues Strange Statement Warning Against Anonymous Sources

​​Trump Contradicts His Own Account of Comey Firing

Newt Gingrich says a president 'cannot obstruct justice.' That's not what he said in 1998

Trump appears to confirm obstruction investigation, attack Rosenstein in morning tweet rant

First on CNN: House Russia investigators want to bring in Trump digital director

What Congress Needs to Change About Its Trump-Russia Investigation

Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, hires his own lawyer in Russia probe

​​Let’s decode President Trump’s odd tweet confirming he’s under investigation

Trump is hastening his own political death spiral

Escalating investigation puts Trump and his staff at legal odds

How the Russia Investigation Entangled a Manafort Protégé

​​What’s more frightening than an evil world leader? A stupid one

​​Pence’s balancing act as Trump’s No. 2 shows signs of strain amid WH turmoil

Opinion: GOP Senate ashamed of its health-care bill

We asked 8 Senate Republicans to explain what their health bill is trying to do

Trump Will Allow ‘Dreamers’ to Stay in U.S., Reversing Campaign Promise

Maybe if Trump spent more time on ZipRecruiter and less on the Gold Course?

​​Trump’s empty administration: What’s behind the high number of vacant government jobs

I tried to warn my Trump supporting friends:  Trump Breaks a Promise to his Voters on Immigration

World leaders tell jokes about Trump. But the implications aren’t funny at all.

The Reality-TV Presidency

Donald Trump Is Proving Too Stupid to Be President

Education Dept. Says It Will Scale Back Civil Rights Investigations

I tried to warn my US Senator:   My Response to Senator Lamar Alexander on Betsy DeVos's Confirmation to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary

I don't agree with the Attorney General on this either:  Jeff Sessions: Being soft on sentencing means more violent crime. It’s time to get tough again.

U.S. housing starts hit eight-month low; building permits weak


Thursday, June 15, 2017

During the campaign Trump commented on Food Regulations: Trump floats rolling back food safety regulations

Now:   Lead Detected In Baby Food Samples. Pediatricians Say There's No Safe Level

We need a new "Let's Do What We Agree On and Work On The Rest" Party.

​​The country is frighteningly polarized. This is why.

How We Became Bitter Political Enemies

PBS Covered this well:  Divided States of America

​​Rep. Steve King is right. ‘America has been divided,’ and he helped divide it.

Watch Scott Pelley’s Powerful Essay: ‘Violence Almost Always Begins With Words’

​Memo to Trump: This Is Why You're Losing

What is it with Cabinet Candidate Senate hearings and the truth?

The Energy 202: EPA head Pruitt had two government email addresses in his last job

Kasowitz Hit With Ethics Complaints in NY, DC Over White House Advice

What Would A Real GOP Break From Trump Look Like?

Trump is now under investigation. Here's why he should blame himself | Opinion

AP-NORC Poll: Most in US Think Trump Meddled in Russia Probe

Trump is officially under investigation. How did we get here?

Trump Warned of Endless Clinton Investigations. Instead, the Focus Is on Him

​​Robert Mueller is expanding the Russia probe. Here’s how

Mueller, Known for Being Above the Fray, Is Now in the Thick of It

Special counsel is investigating Jared Kushner’s business dealings

The Case for Obstruction Charges

​​Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former FBI chief Mueller

Jeff Sessions' explanation for firing Comey just doesn't make sense

Senate Judiciary Committee To Probe Firing Of Ex-FBI Director James Comey

Trump transition officials ordered to save Russia documents

Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel for Russia probe

Trump's awkward trip to the Supreme Court

​​Trump Administration Quietly Rolls Back Civil Rights Efforts Across Federal Government

GOP shuts out doctors, experts, Democrats — pretty much everybody — as they work on Obamacare repeal

I’ve covered Obamacare since day one. I’ve never seen lying and obstruction like this.

Gov't report: Health care deductibles higher under GOP bill

State-by-State Estimates of the AHCA’s 2018 Rate Hikes and Age Tax

​​The GOP health bill will hurt Americans. Bad backroom deals won't cure that.

Who could lose from state health benefit limits


Senate may keep some Obamacare taxes in U.S. healthcare overhaul

CEOs to Trump: You're failing

The new coal jobs the Trump team is touting might not actually exist

This is NOT #MAGA  The Chinese Labor Activist Who Wants Ivanka Trump to ‘Take Responsibility’

Some things you can't make up!  President Trump chooses inexperienced woman who planned his son Eric's wedding to run N.Y. federal housing programs but Dem tells Trump to remove family event planner as head of NY federal housing

Republicans’ satisfaction plummets: poll

Donald Trump's Latest Approval Rating Plunges As Support Among Republicans, Whites Drops

Poll: Majority thinks Trump has little to no respect for country's institutions

Lawsuit Accuses Private Prison Company of Illegally Funding a Trump Super-PAC



​​Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Opinion: Political violence is an attack on us all

Reinforcing the Boundaries of Political Decency

I seem to remember this: Donald Trump Says He Could 'Shoot Somebody' Without Losing Votes 

and All the Times Trump Has Called for Violence at His Rallies

The collapse in public trust is dangerous to lawmakers — and they can fix it

The Blurry Line Between Violent Talk and Violent Action

After the shootings, calls for unity amid recriminations and finger-pointing

A surprising number of Americans endorse violence against the government. Here’s why.

It's Up to Us All to Fix This

After baseball attack, the hate in politics has got to go

Not Draining The Swamp:  Trump partner said in running to build FBI headquarters

Democratic Lawmakers Sue Trump, Handing The President Another Legal Challenge

Kushner Cos. pulls request for tax break in New Jersey city

​​Russia sanctions deal clears key Senate hurdle

​​Congressional Democrats to file emoluments lawsuit against Trump

Lawsuit may force Donald Trump to choose between presidency and his business empire

How the Senate health-care bill will drop people with preexisting conditions

TrumpCare would cost Pa. 85k jobs, report: Wednesday Morning Coffee

Republicans are privately angry at Trump for accidentally unmasking their big scam

Trump predictably abandons the AHCA — and Democrats’ 2018 gift comes early

So Trump sees the latest Rasmussen Poll and flips-flops on AHCA. He seemed all in after the House pass it?

President Donald Trump Press Conference after House Passes Bill to Replace Obamacare 5/4/2017


Jeff Sessions Couldn't Explain Why Trump Fired Comey


Mueller Seeks to Talk to Intelligence Officials, Hinting at Inquiry of Trump

Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say

The WaPo Obstruction Blockbuster and the World of Hurt To Come

Trump picks right-wing blogger for a judgeship, his confirmation hearing was a complete train wreck

Donor Lobbying for Nuclear-Plant Tax Credits Brags of Dinners With Trump

Donald Trump is handing the federal government over to fossil fuel interests

Meet the fossil fuel all-stars Trump has appointed to his administration

​​Trump's Environment Rollbacks Won't Stick, Obama's EPA Head Says

These are the people who suffered when Kansas’s conservative experiment failed

​​Trump’s Conflicts of Interest in Mexico

​​Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Hard Truth Keeps Trickling Out, Little by Little

Donald Trump's boasts about accomplishments in office ring hollow

Trump Blocks National Veteran Group on Twitter

The Halfhearted Opposition to the G.O.P.’s Health Care Misery

You’re Probably Going to Need Medicaid

When Shouting Replaces Substance

Words Still Matter

Not #MAGA - No Jobs for Americans?  Revealed: reality of life working in an Ivanka Trump clothing factory

Russian Breach of 39 States Threatens Future U.S. Elections

Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known

AP sources: Trump tells senators House health bill ‘mean’

At the big Rose Garden Party when the House passed ObamaCare Repeal Trump didn't think it was mean. 

President Donald Trump Press Conference after House Passes Bill to Replace Obamacare 5/4/2017

Op-Ed The Senate is about to ram through Trumpcare. This is not a drill; it's an emergency

​The savvy ways Sessions slips away from his questioners

Who Is Jeff Sessions? The Attorney General Is No Stranger to Controversy

Trump Stews, Staff Steps In, and Mueller Is Safe for Now

​Most Trump real estate now sold to secretive buyers

​Travel ban: Where things stand and what comes next

Tillerson: 'My view didn’t change' on Paris climate agreement

Would Trump Voters Choose Him Again? A message from Ohio.

Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Monday, June 12, 2017

Trump and the True Meaning of ‘Idiot’

Trump's Parade of Shills: The Daily Show

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

COVFEFE Act would preserve Trump's tweets as official statements

Appeals Court Rules Against President Trump's Revised Travel Ban

How Trump Digs a Deeper Legal Hole When He Tweets

Court finds no proven terrorist link to 6 countries, uses Trump’s words against him on travel ban

Emoluments Lawsuit

Is Trump Inc. the President’s Greatest Vulnerability?

Gilding the Swamp

President Trump's Disapproval Rating Just Hit Another High

Trump’s Cabinet, With a Prod, Extols the ‘Blessing’ of Serving Him

President Trump’s Cabinet Lovefest

​​Donald Trump just held the weirdest Cabinet meeting ever

Hmm... Donald Trump's campaign pledge of allegiance

​​My Lawyers Got Trump to Admit 30 Lies Under Oath

Reaching People Who No Longer Value the Truth

Trump Cheerleaders Turn on Special Counsel Mueller

Chris Ruddy: President Trump Is Considering Firing Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Trump may be about to fire special counsel overseeing the Russia investigation

​​Of course Trump called Comey a liar: That’s always been his strategy

Why Trump's defense falls apart under logical scrutiny: Encyclopedia Brown could have figured it out

Poll: 47 percent back impeachment for Trump

​​Trump hasn’t appointed anyone to any key infrastructure jobs

Senate GOP won't release draft health care bill

27 Pa. health groups: GOP health plan will hurt patients

Senate GOP reins in expectations for killing Obamacare

Republican senators float alternatives to comprehensive Obamacare replacement bill



​Sunday, June 11, 2017

D.C., Md. attorneys general to sue Trump, saying foreign payments to his businesses violate Constitution’s anti-corruption clause   So this press conference with blank pages inside of folders with no labels was bogus? 

​​Trump holds first press conference since winning US Presidential election (FULL)

​​Trump’s son seems to confirm Comey’s account of the president’s comments on the Flynn investigation

Mueller adds muscle for Russia investigation

President Trump, Calling It A Leak Doesn’t Make It A Crime


Role of Trump’s Personal Lawyer Blurs Public and Private Lines

Trump under oath? This author has experience

​​How badly Comey hurt Trump: President’s defenders are engaged in furious and unconvincing spin —

don’t buy it

Why would Trump want to fire the one man with the special skill set needed to exonerate him if he is in fact innocent?   Trump attorney won't rule out firing Mueller

Collins: Trump should give clear answer on Comey tapes

Essay: Why is Trump keeping so many secrets?

​​Comey fallout weighs on the GOP

Donald Trump's state visit to Britain put on hold So Confused? No change to plans for Trump visit to Britain: May spokeswoman  OR  Trump May Not Visit U.K. This Year as Planned

Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Despite Trump’s Tough Talk on Travel Ban, Few Changes to Vetting

Mattis Quietly Keeps Distance From Trump’s Most Divisive Moves

If you cover the Cleveland Browns or the New Jersey Nets or the Philadelphia Phillies you are going to write more negative stories than positive ones.  Negative <> Bias.  Is media coverage of Trump too negative? You’re asking the wrong question.

Trump Bump in U.S. Growth Forecasts Finds Its Limits

​​Saturday, June 10, 2017

A Pro-Trump Conspiracy Theorist, a False Tweet and a Runaway Story

Trump-Comey Feud Eclipses a Warning on Russia: ‘They Will Be Back’

Byron York: Five notes on Trump's current predicament

I was an FBI agent. Trump’s lack of concern about Russian hacking shocks me.

Is Putin Getting What He Wanted With Trump?

​​How Trump is highlighting divisions among Southern Baptists

As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

​But on May 21st, President Trump Participates in a Bilateral Meeting with the Emir of Qatar

Amid growing controversy, Sessions abruptly cancels public testimony

The billionaire GOP patron behind Trump's social media bot army 

Who is Robert Mercer?  What Does the Billionaire Family Backing Donald Trump Really Want?

Trump’s deputy press secretary tweeted pure gibberish. The world was ready.

The Senate’s three tools on health care: Sabotage, speed and secrecy

​​Friday, June 9, 2017

The GOP Pleads Incompetence

The Incompetence Defense

Trump's Economic Agenda Is Almost Dead

In the View of the Supreme Court, Alan Dershowitz Is Wrong About the Powers of the President

The Great Performance of Our Failing President

How Donald Trump’s Old Tweets Haunt Him Today - Trump's old tweets are the Nostradamus of Irony. 

James Comey Moves the Pendulum

Trump fires back on Twitter: 'Comey is a leaker!'

Trump Calls Comey a ‘Leaker.’ What Does That Mean?

Trump says Comey lied under oath, denies he obstructed justice or colluded with Russians

Trump Speaks!

Trump’s Credibility Gap Hinders His Defense After Comey Hearing

Credibility of Trump?  TRUMP: A TRUE STORY

Trump says he’s willing to testify, under oath, that the former FBI director lied to Congress

This will never happen. Trump is willing to do this about like he is willing to release recordings or prove Obama wiretapped Trump Towers. 

Why Donald Trump’s Attempt to Go After James Comey Could Backfire

In the View of the Supreme Court, Alan Dershowitz Is Wrong About the Powers of the President

James Comey is a man and leader of impeccable integrity, as those who know him will attest

​​President's lawyer has clients with Kremlin ties

Krauthammer: Trump likely now under investigation

Mueller Enlists Top Criminal Law Expert for Russia Probe

Trump’s lawyer in Russia probe has clients with Kremlin ties

White House Official’s Political Tweet Was Illegal, Agency Says

To the politicians who want to slash funding for food stamps

​​Thursday, June 8, 2017

Opinion Today

Trump lied, told me to stop the Flynn investigation and fired me over Russia, Comey testifies

Comey Testimony: Highlights of the Hearing

Comey: Hero, Villain and Shakespearean Character Who Lived Up to Hype

Comey’s Testimony Casts President Trump As An Untrustworthy Liar

For Trump, the ‘Cloud’ Just Grew That Much Darker


Eight Things We Learned From the Comey Hearing

James Comey blasts Trump administration 'lies,' efforts to 'defame me'

This is now Trump’s fifth-longest Twitter drought since he declared his candidacy

Qatar's leader won't accept Trump's White House invitation: report

He was just there, and Trump said nice things about him before throwing him under the bus.

​​President Trump Participates in a Bilateral Meeting with the Emir of Qatar

Digging in for long haul, Trump hits mute

Who Won the Comey Hearing? Russia

A Sad, Sad Defense of Trump


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Trump’s base in rural America could be disproportionately hurt by Medicaid cuts

Despite promise to ‘drain the swamp,’ Trump administration waives ex-lobbyists into government

Donald Trump ethics waivers flood the swamp with conflicts of interest

​This is NOT draining The Swamp!   Trump's #DrainTheSwamp Plan is not a plan, it is a Hail Mary without a football. (I was right)

The Comey Event is on...   Statement for the Record Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Your comprehensive guide to how 7 of President Trump's associates have been linked to Russia

Trump-Russia Investigations: A Guide

​​Sessions Declines to Testify Before Oversight Committee

Opinions: I helped prosecute Watergate. Comey’s statement is sufficient evidence for an obstruction of justice case.

Chuck Todd Slams Pro-Trump Group’s ‘Shockingly Inappropriate’ Anti-Comey Attack Ad

Five Contradictions in the White House’s Story About Comey’s Firing

Trump's infrastructure plan: How "private" will he go?

The Potemkin Policies of Donald Trump

​Kansas abandons massive tax cuts that provided model for Trump's plan

The Death of Kansas's Conservative Experiment

Banned TED Talk: Nick Hanauer "Rich people don't create jobs"

GOP's tortured history of rage against the environment  Hmm...  Oil and Gas

I haven't been blocked yet, How getting blocked by Trump on Twitter became a ‘badge of honor’

Wow! We went from mean old Mexico paying for the Wall to the mean old Sun! How many coal miners does this put out of work President Trump? If you thought getting Mexico to pay for the wall couldn’t get weirder, you were wrong

Trump is hurting American tourism

Kobach ‘Voter Fraud’ Commission Gets Fast Thumbs Down

​​Tuesday, June 6, 2017

The 27 Words Trump Wouldn’t Say - Here's the commitment the president refused to deliver at NATO headquarters. Maybe because of .... How The Trump Campaign Weakened The Republican Platform On Aid To Ukraine

Four major law firms declined to represent Trump on Russia: Report

Maybe they know he doesn't pay his bills? 

Hey President Trump, two things.  One, Not on your travel ban and 2, DOD says sshhh!

Trump Takes Credit for Saudi Move Against Qatar, a U.S. Military Partner

To Be Consistent require principles, something Trump does not have.

President Trump and The Emir of Qatar

With the White House trying to ignore him, Trump’s tweets once again sabotage U.S. foreign policy

Stop tweeting, Mr. President

Fox host to Trump: ‘Fake news media’ isn’t the issue, it’s you

Trump undercuts his aides by contradicting their statements

​​​​​What a concept!  DeVos: All schools that receive federal funds must follow federal law

Trump is now raging at Jeff Sessions. This hints at a deeply unsettling pattern.

Exclusive: Jeff Sessions suggested he could resign amid rising tension with President Trump

​​How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money Into His Business


Trump launches infrastructure initiative with fake signing ceremony

​​Pruitt’s claim that ‘almost 50,000 jobs’ have been gained in coal

Has anyone told Donald Trump that he runs the government?

The reason I ran for President in 2016:  The Trump effect: Everyone’s thinking of running for president.

Trump launches infrastructure initiative with fake signing ceremony

Trump Air-Traffic Plan Hits Turbulence, Skeptics in Congress

​​In Trump’s White House, Everything’s Coming in ‘Two Weeks’

Trump decides against Russia investigation 'war room': report

Trump allegedly asked at least four people to stop the Russia investigation

Trump Defends Twitter Use as Aides Urge Him to Cut Back

Trump’s tweets matter because, like it or not, he’s running the US government

Twitter Users Blocked by Trump Seek Reprieve, Citing First Amendment

Mayor of London takes the time to tell Trump he’s not welcome in the U.K.

Trump UK visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor: foreign minister

Climate change is real. So why won’t the right admit it?  MONEY  Oil & Gas

The Daily 202: Trump signals to his base that he is a man of action

Mexico is going to pay for the wall. "No, we are not!", says Mexico.  Lets make the Sun pay for it!

​Trump pitched Republican leaders on a solar-paneled border wall

Crime in 2016: Final Year-End Data

​​​​Monday, June 5, 2017

Making Ignorance Great Again

Trump’s budget writer could not be more wrong on Congressional Budget Office

The $110 billion arms deal to Saudi Arabia is fake news

EPA chief exaggerates growth of coal jobs by tens of thousands  Does Pruitt not understand we have primary sources?

Why does the White House feel the need to constantly lie?  Perhaps knowing Trump supporters take everything they say as gospel? Are coal mining jobs up by 50,000 since last year? Not exactly

Scott Pruitt and Coal Jobs

Media war amps up: AP fact-check says Trump can’t be trusted

Trump's poll numbers are in a very, very bad place

Tweeting and Fuming, Trump Spirals Further Into Crisis

As Trump lashes out, Republicans grow uneasy

Trump assails Justice Department court strategy on travel ban - Notice tweet #1 and #2 today said "Travel Ban" but tweet #3 said "In any event..." @realDonaldTrump way of saying "Oops! My Bad!"

President Trump, Meet the Department of Justice. DOJ, President Trump

Trump Grows Discontented With Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Trump Tweets for Return to Original Travel Ban, Not ‘Watered Down’ Version

Trump’s latest tweets will likely hurt effort to restore travel ban

Trump calls it a travel ban — lawyers call it sabotage

Gorsuch, the 'Good' Judge?  President Trump's travel ban gives the newest Supreme Court justice a chance to live up to his word.

​​Trump National Security Team Blindsided by NATO Speech - Trump has to be smartest man in the room, just ask him, Donald Trump: Know more than the generals do Fort Dodge, IA

AP FACT CHECK: Attack draws visceral Trump tweets, not facts

London mayor: We won’t let Trump ‘divide our community

The Top 5 Questions For James Comey At This Week’s Blockbuster Hearing

​​As Russia probe grinds on, Trump struggles to gain traction on agenda

'This is huge': National security experts were floored by the leaked NSA document on Russian election hack


Report: Russians hacked US voting systems maker just before election

​​Was Kushner Seeking a Russian Bailout for Manhattan Building? Congress Will Ask

The Health 202: Senate Republicans are not being transparent when it comes to health care

GOP Leaders to Present Senate Republicans With Proposals to Shape Health-Care Bill

Trump opens 'infrastructure week' without a plan, and calls for privatizing air traffic control

Trump Backs Air Traffic Control Privatization

The Pros and Cons of Privatizing Air Traffic Control

Trump's Plan For Air Travel Allows Airlines and Wall Street to Take Over The Skies

My question is what Trump Inauguration donor gets the contract?  250 donors shelled out $100k or more for Trump’s inauguration, providing 91% of funds

Americans oppose climate pact pullout 2 to 1; plurality rejects the economic argument (POLL)

Acting US ambassador to China resigns over Trump's Paris decision: report

Senate passes measure calling on Trump to move US Embassy to Jerusalem  The Senate knows Trump made somebody really mad!  Adelson, miffed at Trump over embassy about-face, said to shut spigot They like the spigot:  Top Individual Contributors: All Federal Contributions

​​Sunday, June 4, 2017

They served in the U.S. military and hoped for citizenship. They got deported.

Deutsche Bank ignores U.S. Trump/Russia query: Democratic staffer

Bank at Center of U.S. Inquiry Projects Russian ‘Soft Power’

​​Trump budget puts America on starvation

From Maine, a Call for a More Measured Take on Health Care

Trump is finding it easier to tear down old policies than to build his own

Five things lawmakers want to know from Comey

World leaders call for unity after London attack. Trump tweets the complete opposite.

The bottleneck in Rex Tillerson’s State Department

​​The London terror tweets prove Donald Trump is never going to be 'presidential'

With his London tweets, Trump embarrasses himself — and America — once again

Trump criticized for tweet about London Mayor after attack

Trump notes lack of guns in London attacks to make a point about gun control

What Trump Doesn't Understand About Gun Control in Great Britain

​​President Trump pushes travel ban after terrorist attack in London

Has Trump finally found a court that will endorse the travel ban once and for all?

Of course Washington is plagued by leaks. That’s a good thing.

Trump 'doesn’t really believe' birtherism, says former Kushner...

Trump to Push for Privatization of Air-Traffic Control

Saturday, June 3, 2017

America in Retreat


Week 2: Jared’s Time in the Barrel

Richard Clarke: Why is there a Russian under every rock?

White House 'war room' taking shape


Tax Bill?  ObamaCare Repeal? Wall?  Trump is like the DYI guy who starts projects but never finishes them.

​Trump pivots to infrastructure as he enters bruising week

N.J. lawmakers who backed Obamacare repeal invested in health companies during debate

​​I am trying to catch up with these writers:   NEVER SAY DIE: THE #NEVERTRUMPERS STILL WAGING WAR ON TWITTER

Trump doctrine is not 'America First' but 'America Weak and Alone'

Trump files extension for 2016 taxes


Basically Donald J. Trump is like a bad house painter. Starts a lot of jobs but never finishes, seems to always run out of paint. Wall? ObamaCare Repeal? Tax Plan? Now this: 
"Despite the public push to promote the infrastructure package, Mr. Cohn acknowledged that the White House did not have a detailed proposal ready to release."

Friday, June 2, 2017

Another broken Trump promise.  What happens when you call White House's new hotline for veterans

​Here is Trump's promise during the campaign: USA: Trump promises to create White House hotline for veterans

Let's go over the lies: A) Not in the White House  B) Not keeping Trump up at night  C) Because it is not 24/7/365 

​"The hotline is open from 8 a.m .to 5 p.m. Eastern time." 

Trump, the caricature of the ugly American, demeans us all


Starting hurricane season without leaders of NOAA and FEMA should 'scare the hell out of everybody

Perhaps Trump knows the optics of blocking Comey's testimony could be opinion altering?

​​Trump signals he won't try to block James Comey's Senate testimony

Trump says his tax bill is 'moving along.' Except it doesn't exist - a One-Page Plan is not a Bill - Trump's tax plan is only one page. Here's what it says.

I am so confused now:  Donald Trump refuses to reveal tax plan's details until September

White House budget chief apologizes to CBO analyst

Republican Tax-Cut Dreams on Hold as Lawmakers Grow Frustrated With Trump

Americans to Congress: Don't touch Medicaid funding

​​The Paris climate decision is Trumpism in its purest form

Trump’s Paris climate agreement speech, annotated by an expert in energy and foreign policy

Why so many white evangelicals in Trump’s base are deeply skeptical of climate change

#TotalLoser: Environmentalists Deride Trump’s Climate Deal Decision

Trump sparked a CEO revolt. Here's why

Why are so many CEOs bashing Trump over the Paris accord? Money and public opinion

Louisville mayor signs letter supporting Paris agreement with 150 other mayors

Trump’s Paris decision was an accidental call to action

Trump’s “America First” is America the Small

COLUMN: Trump and the Paris Accord: 5 things we've learned

Trump sees job gains in Paris exit. Trade wars could erase them.

​​The House GOP members are hoping the Senate GOP does not pass their AHCA plan. They wanted the chest bumping and party at the White House Rose Garden, but not the impact on their voting base. 

Republican Senator Says Deal on Health Care Unlikely This Year

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Taking Close Control of Russia Investigation

Campaign Finance Law: When “Collusion” with a Foreign Government Becomes a Crime

Trump’s tweets ‘a gold mine’ for Mueller probe

​​Special counsel's Trump investigation includes Manafort case

Exclusive: Special counsel Mueller to probe ex-Trump aide Flynn's Turkey ties

So No Tax Returns, Ethics Waivers and now ... (what is Trump trying to hide?)  White House confirms it is considering stopping James Comey from testifying in Senate hearing

Lawmakers ask whether looming debt left Jared Kusher vulnerable to Russian influence

Trump's continued search for new FBI chief seen as chaotic: sources

White House orders agencies to ignore Democrats’ oversight requests

The Problem With Jared Kushner

​​Why Jared Kushner has some explaining to do

Conflicting stories about Kushner's meeting with Russian banker

Time investigates the 'trials of Jared Kushner'

​​Nunes-led House Intelligence Committee asked for ‘unmaskings’ of Americans

When in history has the US said "We kicked it, but we will get better"?  Mattis Beseeches Officials at Singapore Conference to ‘Bear With Us’

​​The press secretary with no answers

Dear Leader Donald Trump

This is NOT draining the Swamp:  Two dozen more Trump ethics waivers to be released

Thursday, June 1, 2017

NEW RECORD ! For Visitors! 8,540 in May - broke record set last month at 5,240

If he were back as White House counsel, here's what John Dean would tell President Trump

What All the Russia Investigations Have Done and What Could Happen Next

​​Because of today's events: Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World (Spoken Intro Version) ABC Records 1970

What Did Trump Just Do? The Paris Climate Withdrawal Explained

WOW!  A lot to digest and share today! 

Trump Pulls U.S. Out of Paris Climate Agreement

Trump pulls out of climate deal

Transcript: Trump Paris Climate Accord exit speech

Donald Trump has tweeted climate change skepticism 115 times. Here's all of it.

Trump used a bogus source:    Revealed: NERA Economic Consulting is Third Party Contractor for DOE LNG Export Study

National Economic Research Associates

Someone actually calls out NREA!  Fact check: Trump's shaky claims on the Paris climate accord

How Steve Bannon's whiteboard explains Donald Trump's climate decision

Today’s Energy Jobs Are in Solar, Not Coal

This one line from the Paris announcement is Trump in a nutshell

​​Pittsburgh mayor hits back after Trump invokes city in climate speech

Health experts are furious with Trump for pulling out of the Paris climate agreement

The Republicans who urged Trump to pull out of Paris deal are big oil darlings


Trump’s Stupid and Reckless Climate Decision

Donald Trump might be the dimmest President the US has ever had

World leaders close ranks on climate change: 'Paris agreement cannot be renegotiated'

Top CEOs tell the CEO president: You're wrong on Paris

Economists do not agree:  Leaving Paris climate agreement unlikely to add U.S. jobs, economists say trolls Trump's climate decision

After Trump's Paris announcement, EPA chief ducks question on climate change

​​French President Emmanuel Macron Trolls Donald Trump: 'Make Our Planet Great Again'

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada in response to the United States’ decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement

22 Awesome Responses to Trump's Announcement on Paris Agreement

Will Trump Make You Care About Climate Change?

​​My Environment Webpage:

We have now entered the Nixonian portion of our program:  Lawyered Up! Trump’s Russia Scandal Enters Whole New Chapter

Russia Probes Deepen Trump Scrutiny as Comey Testimony Nears

White House Waivers May Have Violated Ethics Rules  - Not Draining the Swamp!

Would impeachment cover Trump’s impairment of national security?

"When one makes a bed of lies, it is difficult to remember how to fold the sheet of falsehoods"  

  David Limbaugh 2017

Explanations for Kushner’s meeting with head of Kremlin-linked bank don’t match up

Uh Oh!  Trump officials pressed State Dept staffers for plans to lift Russia sanctions: report

How the Trump administration’s secret efforts to ease Russia sanctions fell short

On Politics John Dean helped bring down Richard Nixon. Now he thinks Donald Trump is even worse

Devin Nunes and Trump are still working together in attempt to manufacture ‘unmasking’ scandal

​​A Cell Phone is less secure than a private email server. Where is the outrage? The Congressional Hearings?

​Trump's Cellphone Use Worries Security Experts

Nigel Farage is 'person of interest' in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia

Putin Hints at U.S. Election Meddling by ‘Patriotically Minded’ Russians

Trump smashes things like a toddler. Will the Paris agreement be next?

It's Time to Admit Things Are Not OK

​​Trump to headline first reelection fundraiser in June

Donald Trump makes it hard for Europeans to keep their cool


Trump incorrectly labels Philippines robbery a terror attack

Not Winning: GM announces more layoffs

Another promise broken:  Trump Won’t Move U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

This is going to make someone really mad!  Adelson, miffed at Trump over embassy about-face, said to shut spigot  The GOP may not want to make him mad, 2016 Top Donors to Outside Spending Groups

‘We were used, abused and exploited’

A new study shows how little tax the super-rich pay

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Trump should hear South Florida on climate change pact | Editorial

ME!  :-) You?   The anti-Trump right is becoming a breed of its own


Jared Kushner 'admitted Donald Trump lies to his base because he thinks they're stupid'

The Death Knell for America's Global Leadership

VA in ‘critical condition, requires intensive care,’ but improving, says boss

Trump ​Promise  but  Trump's promised hotline for veterans remains unfilled


The White House is Stuck in Limbo

White House Details Ethics Waivers for Ex-Lobbyists and Corporate Lawyers 

If you waive Ethics, do you even have ethics?

​​Seven subpoenas issued in House Russia probe


White House says will refer questions about Russia probes to Trump's attorney

Fox News host wrong that no law forbids Russia-Trump collusion

​​Trump blasts Dems after Fox airs story on Carter Page not testifying

Column:  Donald Trump thinks you're stupid

​​Some of us predicted Trump would have problems finding people willing to work with him:

​​Trump faces shrinking talent pool for new hires

Trump's impatience with GOP grows   I wish this was reversed.

Campaigner in Chief

Trump on NATO funding: Still misleading after months of fact checks

​​The Health 202: Why Republicans won't go nuclear even for Obamacare repeal

Few Americans think GOP health care bill should pass

The Great Political Scandal That Nobody in Washington Cares About

​​Poll: Most disapprove of ObamaCare repeal efforts

How Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Hurt

Trump’s Budget Cuts? More Like Radical Surgery

Trump lied (a lot!)   Trump Promised to Keep Medicare and Social Security as They ARE

LinkedIn founder: Trump is 'breaking our alliances and global leadership'

Trump Targets German Trade, and the South Grimaces

​​Trump Tweets ‘Covfefe,’ and a Waiting World Supplies the Punchlines

Trump posts vague, midnight tweet about 'negative press covfefe'

Spicer offers cryptic explanation for Trump 'covfefe' tweet

Less Tweeting, Lawyers Beg. ‘Covfefe,’ the President Says.

'Something fishy' may be going on with Trump's Twitter account, researchers say

​​Al Franken: 'Everything points to' collusion with Trump, Russia

​​Trump administration moves to return Russian compounds in Maryland and New York

Trump Lied to them:   There is no boom in coal jobs

How Jared Kushner built a luxury skyscraper using loans meant for job-starved areas

Trump’s “Good Job” Call to Roger Stone

The White House’s Ted Nugent problem

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Vanderbilt Poll: Tennesseans cooling on Trump, favor ACA provisions

This White House statement on Trump’s ‘positive energy’ reads like a parody

This writer shares my views on Trump: REBECCA SOLNIT: THE LONELINESS OF DONALD TRUMP

Trump’s use of private cellphone raises security concerns - Are your calls being intercepted? 17 fake cell towers discovered in one month


We already know Trump betrayed America

I am trying to chip away day-by-day:   Support for Donald Trump dips in Tennessee, according to new poll

He’s Back: Trump Lashes Out at Germany, 'Fake News' Media

Fox News just pulled Trump into an alternate reality

'Who rules the world?' Nordic PMs poke fun at Trump's Saudi photo op

​​This comes from a left-leaning media outlet, but covers Trump well: 

Down the memory hole: Establishing “1984” for today’s Trump-filled world

Kushner Scrutiny Keeps White House in Permanent Crisis Mode

Trump, home all alone

Donald Trump 'may have ordered Jared Kushner to set up secret Russia communication channel'

Keeping Kushner would make Trump’s Russia nightmare permanent

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen won't cooperate with Congress

He changed his mind?  Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says he'll 'gladly' testify -- if Congress subpoenas him

Trump: ‘Russian officials must be laughing at the U.S.’

Trump Faces Instability as Russia Probe Expands to Inner Circle

​​Sources: Russians discussed potentially 'derogatory' information about Trump and associates during campaign

Donald Trump just threatened Germany over trade. Here’s what you need to know

Remember when Republicans were mad that a president was unreliable to allies?


Iowa's Republican Senators Say Obamacare Repeal Unlikely: 'You Can't Repeal It in Its Entirety'

Donald Trump doesn't seem to understand how the Senate works

​​Is Trump an 'adult'? Ben Sasse won't say


Show HUD’s Budget Cuts the Door

The fatal flaws in Trump’s economic math

A Vocal Defender of Ethics Has Fans — and Foes

Germans wonder why Trump keeps lashing out at them and not Russia or Saudi Arabia

From the Party of Lincoln to the Party of the Body Slam

High School Criticized by Betsy DeVos Fires Back: She 'Messed With the Wrong District'

​​Monday, May 29, 2017

Trump misses opportunity to reassure U.S. Muslims after Portland attack


How President Trump consumes — or does not consume — top-secret intelligence

That press conference where they had all of those blank sheets of paper inside of folders with no labels?

It was bogus!  Isn’t Some of the Trump Hotel Profit Ours?

In Alabama we call this just being mean: Snubs and slights are part of the job in Trump’s White House

Tracking how many key positions Trump has filled so far

Trump’s policy tweets contradict what the White House said just last week

The Trump administration is skirting the biggest question about Kushner-Russia ties

​​Damage control over Jared Kushner’s reported Russia communication hasn’t quelled criticism

Uh Oh!  Investigation Turns to Kushner’s Motives in Meeting With a Putin Ally

​​A Constitutional Puzzle: Can the President Be Indicted?

Donald Trump: The Gateway Degenerate

The Groundhog Day War in Afghanistan

Juan Williams: Trump's budget hurts his voters

I told you so on this: Trump administration plans to minimize civil rights efforts in agencies

Grassley calls for investigation into Chinese promotion of Kushner family company deal

German candidate slams Trump's 'unacceptable' treatment of Merkel​​

​​Sunday, May 28, 2017

Trump resumes Twitter war on “fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media”

Report: WH Prepping ‘War Room’ to Push Back on Russia Investigations

​​Trump Lies again: AP FACT CHECK: Trump Wraps Up Trip Abroad With False Claims About NATO

Trump's Trip Was a Catastrophe for U.S.-Europe Relations

Thanks to Trump, Germany says it can’t rely on the United States. What does that mean?

​​Column: The Trump administration wants us to think 2 + 2 = 5

​​As Trump lifestyle takes toll on Secret Service, lawmakers try to give extra support

Trump goes on Twitter rant about 'fake news' amid reports of staff shake up

General McMaster, Step Down—and Let Trump Be Trump

Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

Trump, Congress head for fight over tolls

Trump's obsession over Russia probe deepens

Kushner’s Relationship With Trump Tested as Russia Accusations Swirl

​​How the White House is trying to manage an Oval Office in crisis

As White House defends Jared Kushner, experts question his back-channel move

​​President Trump needs to make some huuuge changes, and soon

Trump campaign likely didn’t save documents: report

Russia scandal ices government lawyer hiring

$1 trillion monopoly

​​​​​Saturday, May 27, 2017

Finding The Middle In The Incivility War

Trump Returns to Crisis Over Kushner as White House Tries to Contain It

Trump aides facing perilous stage of Russia probe

Report suggests potentially alarming development in Jared Kushner's meeting with the head of a sanctioned Russian bank

​​Kushner-Russia ties probed as Trump blasts media 'lies'

Opinion: OK, maybe there really WAS collusion

​​Kushner’s alleged Russia backchannel attempt would be serious break from protocol

Exclusive: Trump son-in-law had undisclosed contacts with Russian envoy - sources

​​It's getting harder to say Russian meddling didn't actually help lead to Trump's victory and Clinton's loss

Ex-CIA Director: CIA would consider Kushner actions 'espionage'


Boehner: Trump’s term ‘disaster,’ aside from foreign affairs

Trump’s 'Home Run' Trip Leaves White House Happy, Europe Mixed

Trump's foreign trip: 5 takeaways

Trump's Paris Climate Accord Indecision

By backing Saudi Arabia’s vision of the Middle East, Trump may be sowing the seeds of conflict

Trump maps new course with allies and autocrats in first foreign trip

​​Trump complained of trouble setting up golf courses in EU during Brussels visit: report

A high-stakes gamble: How Jared Kushner reacted to previous crises

Defenders of the Faith in Government

Friday, May 26, 2017

Ugly times. Both sides using profane language and hateful words. But when words become actions, it is too late:

The U.S. has a homegrown terrorist problem — and it’s coming from the right

The Russia investigation: Everything you need to know

Jared Kushner In His Own Words On The Trump Data Operation The FBI Is Reportedly Probing

S.A. web firm might be included in probe of the Trump-Russia ties

Trump's tweets may soon be screened by a legal team

​​The GOP's proposed Medicaid cuts could leave millions of women uninsured

​How the American Health Care Act Would Affect Mental-Health Coverage

A week that reveals how rotten today’s Republican Party is

Tillerson says U.S. takes "full responsibility" for leak of British intel

​​Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin

White House will comply with request from US ethics agency

President Trump’s claim that he’s already saved ‘millions of jobs’ on his foreign trip

Trump’s latest tantrum will hurt hundreds of thousands of people. Here’s how.

The $1.3 trillion student loan problem facing Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos has invested millions in this ‘brain training’ company. So I checked it out.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Educators fear Trump budget’s impact on students, public schools, and working families

​​Looking for Trump’s Climate Policy? Try the Energy Department

Trump didn't say the one thing about NATO he was supposed to say

Trump is a commander in chief who doesn't command

Trump wants to drill for oil in Alaska's fragile wildlife refuge

President Trump’s war on the press is dangerous. He’s discrediting a profession he fears

Clause for Concern, Trump is not even trying to handle his emoluments clause problem.

Trump shoves fellow NATO leader aside on his first summit

CBO says sick folks in some states may never be able to get health insurance 

Trump lied:

Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia investigation

When the Feds Come Knocking on Kushner's Door ...

Is It Wrong to Body Slam a Journalist? These Days, Opinions Vary

Visas to Muslim-majority countries down 20 percent

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump said he would save jobs at Carrier. The layoffs start July 20.

Donald Trump’s Base Is Shrinking

The three numbers you need to understand the CBO report on Republicans’ health-care bill

​​C.B.O. Has Clear Message About Losers in House Health Bill

​​CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE COST ESTIMATE May 24, 2017 H.R. 1628 American Health Care Act of 2017 As passed by the House of Representatives on May 4, 2017

Trump's Cruel Budget Breaks His Campaign Promises: A Closer Look

Trump budget proposes 40% cut to job training programs


I voted for Trump. Now he wants to cut the aid I need

Some of Trump's campaign rhetoric that turned into lies via Youtube:

Donald Trump On Social Security  and  Donald Trump Endorses Universal Healthcare, "The Government's Gonna Pay For It"

​​The CBO just explained how the Republican health care bill will screw sick people

Some With Pre-Existing Conditions Could Lose Coverage Under The GOP Health Bill

First on CNN: AG Sessions did not disclose Russia meetings in security clearance form, DOJ says

Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions’ security clearance

Carson calls poverty ‘a state of mind’

Ben Carson calls poverty ‘a state of mind’ during interview

Top Education Dept. official resigns after clash with DeVos

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Read: New Orleans Mayor on Removing Confederate Monuments

Trump's budget by the numbers: What gets cut and why

Here are the 66 programs eliminated in Trump's budget

Mnuchin Says No Guarantee Tax Reform Won't Benefit the Rich

'There's no reason whatsoever' for it: The Trump administration's latest battle with ethics officials is 'extraordinary'

Trump's New Budget Plan Guts Medicaid. Here's What You Need to Know

The Senate Health Reform Bill Slashes Medicaid Severely

Trump’s Budget Puts Lives at Risk

GOP senators knock Trump's budget proposal

Trump's Budgets Will Suffer a Double Whammy Thanks to Fed Policy

​​Cuts to AIDS Treatment Programs Could Cost a Million Lives

Trump Budget Gambles on Having This Equation Right

Trump’s Budget Scam

Mnuchin Says No Guarantee Tax Reform Won't Benefit the Rich

Trump budget hard on 'forgotten' rural American supporters

​​Ex-CIA chief John Brennan: Russians contacted Trump campaign

Former CIA chief Brennan had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

White House gears up for prolonged Russia fight

Carrier plant that Trump helped save will cut 300 jobs right before Christmas

Jared Kushner’s Other Real Estate Empire

Monday, May 22, 2017

Donald Trump is destroying his own presidency

The White House Is Still Changing Its Story on Comey's Firing

Donald Trump to America: Please impeach me

Will Donald Trump Be Impeached?

​​Uh Oh! Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence

Trump Asked Top Intel Officials To Push Back Publicly on Russia Probe

The West Is Pushing Back on Kremlin Lies—Without America

​​So Trump campaigned as a populist, gave a populist inauguration speech, then stopped being a populist. 

Trump's budget: Big gifts for the rich, big cuts for the poor

Trump budget: $800 billion in Medicaid cuts - He Lied!

President Trump's Budget Proposal Calls For Deep Cuts To Education

Why schools are worried about Medicaid cuts hurting special education

Trump's budget calls for staggering cuts to Medicaid, food stamps, and many other domestic programs

Trump is proposing massive cuts to food stamps. His voters might not like that

Trump budget seeks huge cuts to disease prevention and medical research departments

6 things to watch in Trump's first full budget plan

6 Things to Know About President Trump’s New Budget

This IS NOT Draining the Swamp: White House Moves to Block Ethics Inquiry Into Ex-Lobbyists on Payroll

One word! WOW! US Office of Government Ethics replied to White House requesting waiving ethics paperwork on Trump hires - WOW!

White House clashes with ethics office

ObamaCare may not be repealed anytime soon: The obscure Senate rule that could sink Obamacare repeal, explained


This explains a lot: Cabinet member praises absence of protest in a country where protests are illegal  Sounds like FoxNews: WEAK CONSTITUTION

Don’t be fooled by Trump’s Saudi Arabia speech. He’s still an Islamophobe.

Trump approval falls 4 points in new survey


Sunday, May 21, 2017

Ahead of speech in Saudi Arabia, revisiting Trump's past statements about Muslims

Trump’s bizarre and un-American visit to Saudi Arabia

With Three Words Missing, Trump Tries to Change Tone on Muslims

​​Donald Trump’s reset on Islam   - How will this sit with his base?

President Mike Pence Would Be in for a World of Pain

Ivanka Trump meets with Saudi women leaders as some activists remain critical  Irony? How was Saudi Arabia Voted onto a UN Women’s Panel?

Republicans already giving Trump's budget a cold shoulder

​​Saturday, May 20, 2017


‘I think Islam hates us’: A timeline of Trump’s comments about Islam and Muslims

How unpopular is Donald Trump?

4-Year-Olds Don’t Act Like Trump

The Memo: Trump base shows signs of cracking

McCain rips Trump for letting Russians in the Oval Office

From ‘nut job’ to ‘wacko,’ Trump has a history of insulting others’ mental health

Comey to testify Trump tried to influence him: report

Trump seems to have a problem with vetting and hiring?​ Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized portions of his master's thesis on homeland security   Oh where did it go?

Vetted him? A David Clarke dossier and THE BLOOD ON DAVID CLARKE’S HANDS

Column:  The entire healthcare industry is panicking that Trump is about to blow up Obamacare

Chinese firm promises Trump approved green cards on behalf of Kushner company: report

It’s becoming increasingly clear that Jared Kushner is part of Trump’s Russia problem

Friday, May 19, 2017

Full speech: Mitch Landrieu addresses removal of Confederate statues

May 29 The Weekly Standard:  Our Trump Problem

German Newspaper:  It's Time to Get Rid of Donald Trump

​Miami Herald:  Got me a bad, bad case of those low-down Trump-Induced Anxiety Disorder blues

Donald Trump and the rise of tribal epistemology

Timeline: Trump’s Tumultuous Two Weeks

Will Republicans ever rein in Trump? Only when this happens.

Poll: Trump losing Republican support just as he hits the rocks

Commentary:  Mike Pence wants you to believe he's innocent. Don't buy it.

​​First on CNN: Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump, sources say

Swamp Strikes Back as Trump Gets Stuck With Special Counsel

Trump or Congress can still block Robert Mueller. I know. I wrote the rules.

It’s not over: The FEC is on the job with messy 2016 reporting by Trump campaign and JFCs

Here comes the GOP bloodbath

​​Poll: Trump approval sinks to new low

Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation

Report: Trump Told Russians Comey Firing Relieved ‘Great Pressure’

The President and Patriotism

Fired FBI Director James Comey to Testify in Public

Top Dem senator: 'Outrageous' Trump called Comey a 'nut job'

Trump lawyer asked to submit financial disclosure without his signature

White House could use ethics rule to hamper special counsel on Russia: report

Goldman's Donovan Pulls Out of No. 2 Treasury Job Nomination

If you are a teacher this might make you mad? Betsy DeVos Wants to Kill a Major Student Loan Forgiveness Program

I tried to talk to my senator Lamar Alexander about Devos, My Response to Senator Lamar Alexander on Betsy DeVos's Confirmation to the U.S. Department of Education Secretary

Senators press for answers about Trump businesses

Thursday, May 18, 2017

News Coverage of Donald Trump’s First 100 Days Negative does not equal bias. Browns beat writer has more negative things to write than positive. 


Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: sources

Must Read:  Inside Russia’s Social Media War on America

Trump's scandals are destroying the Republican machine

David Ignatius: Trump-intel collision was inevitable

Column: Trump, Flynn, Turkey and the smell of something rotten

Poll: Most Americans think Trump fired Comey over Russia investigation

Trump loyalists pay little heed to revelations rocking DC


What James Comey Told Me About Donald Trump

Donald Trump's problem isn't Democrats and the media, it's friendly fire

Report: Trump aides knew Flynn was under investigation prior to inauguration

'What does Flynn have on Trump?': Flynn indicated he had a story to tell — and Trump has been eager to defend him

"When one makes a bed of lies, it is difficult to remember how to fold the sheet of falsehhoods" - David Limbaugh, 2017 -  Trump Spins Yet Another Narrative Onto Comey Firing

One word, WOW!  Health insurers and state officials say Trump is undermining Obamacare, pushing up rates

Post-Election Rally Fades for Americans' Economic Expectations

​Internet Begs to Differ After Trump Says ‘No Politician’ Has Been Treated Worse

Interior Dept. nominee says Trump's views could outweigh climate science

Foreign leaders told to praise Trump on election win: report

Charities Could Lose $13 Billion A Year Under Trump Tax Plan, They're Fighting Back

​​Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Trump Presidency Falls Apart

Trump: No Politician in History Has Been Treated Worse or More Unfairly  Hoover? French Revolution? Night of the Long Knives? Russian Czar? Every heard of fenestration? Drawn and quartered? Tar and feathered?

This is BAD:  Flynn stopped military plan Turkey opposed – after being paid as its agent  How Bad?

​​18 U.S. Code § 2381 - Treason

Trump Is Testing the GOP's Limits

White House PR strategy in chaos: Conway interview offered to Fox, then canceled

​​Seth Meyers Wonders Why Trump’s Aides Are Shying Away From the Press

​​​Justice Dept. to appoint special prosecutor for Russia probe

Rare bipartisan moment: Both sides embrace Robert Mueller as special counsel

Mueller Pick Meets a Rare Bipartisan Consensus

Who is Robert Mueller?

WH told about special prosecutor appointment moments before it went public

Analysis: For Trump, Russia probe is crisis he can’t control

House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: ‘I think Putin pays’ Trump

Here’s A Closer Look At Donald Trump’s Disturbingly Deep Ties To Russia

​​Republicans have no good way to rid themselves of Trump

LIVE BLOG: Comey Memo Has Trump White House in Tailspin

Study: AHCA waivers could affect 6.3 million adults with pre-existing conditions

An Open Letter to Conservatives: Please, Make it Stop

Op-Ed: Republicans need to screw up their courage and tell Trump to go

The Republican Congress is quickly becoming Trump's biggest problem

Former CIA, NSA director on Trump: 'A president that really doesn't do a lot of homework'

The scariest thought: What if Donald Trump just doesn't know what he's doing?

The Education of Donald Trump

‘Art of the Deal’ co-writer: Trump in ‘significant meltdown’

Russian State-Run Bank Financed Deal Involving Trump Hotel Partner

Robert B. Reich: A roadmap to the end of Trump's presidency

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How to Be a Conservative in the Age of Trump


Loose Lips Sink Presidencies

Another Bomb Drops: Initial Thoughts on Trump Asking Comey to Kill the Flynn Investigation

Trump defends 'absolute right' to share 'facts' with Russia

“I have the absolute right”

Trump 'wasn't even aware' of where info shared with Russia came from, adviser says

Israel Said to Be Source of Secret Intelligence Trump Gave to Russians

WORDS MATTER: Trump's disclosure endangered spy placed inside ISIS by Israel, officials say


Who was in Trump's meeting with the Russians?

What Happens When Intelligence Agencies Lose Faith in the President?


​​Inside the US effort to keep laptop bomb intel secret

​I Know One of the Sources

The Note: Another Trump bombshell and its fallout

Trump transition handling of classified info raised concern

Analysis: Republicans’ frustration with Trump, in one congressman’s middle finger

Trump revelation of intelligence to Russia: Three key questions

​​The two explanations for Trump's loose lips go from bad to worse

Some Trump staffers are reportedly afraid to leave Trump alone in meetings with foreign leaders

Trump's intelligence slip-up may be the straw that breaks the camel's back

OPINION: How Trump may have undermined national security with disclosures to Russia

Uh Oh: Waters: Comey memo helps ‘cement’ Trump’s impeachment

Chaffetz ready to issue subpoena for Comey memo

Poll: 48 percent want Trump impeached

Republican Congress won't rein in Donald Trump

Is Donald Trump dangerous enough yet, Republicans?

Trump's Contradictions Are Creating a Credibility Gap for White House Aides​​

White House in damage-control mode over Trump’s reported disclosure to Russia

Everything we know so far about the Russia investigation and the Trump White House

Monday, May 15, 2017

If I had won, this is Day 1, Action 1, for me.  Trump's promised veterans hotline not set up nearly 4 months later

They way we treat veterans is horrific,

This reporter live tweeted Trump's White House going into total meltdown

Newsletter: Today: Turmoil, ‘Tapes’ and Tweets: Just Another Day in Trumpland

Firing James Comey to impede an investigation isn't smoke. It's fire.

Trump's trust problem

​How to NOT Drain the Swamp, Trump’s New Bank Regulator: Lawyer Who Helped Banks Charge More Fees

Uh Oh - Big News!  Sources: Trump shared classified info with Russians

Report: Trump revealed highly classified info to Russians

'Post' scoop on Trump's Russia leak sets new reader record

When Trump Called Divulging Secrets to Russia Treason

June 2, 2016:  Some officials worry about briefing Trump, fearing spilled secrets

GOP senator: White House in ‘downward spiral’

National security experts: Trump's sharing classified info with Russia 'may breach his oath of office'

Trump's intelligence slip-up may be the straw that breaks the camel's back

This is sad on so many levels, NATO Frantically Tries to Trump-Proof President’s First Visit​

The President Is Not the Commander in Chief of the United States, Nor Its CEO

Adelson ‘Furious’ Over Trump Waffling On Jerusalem Embassy Move


Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump's promised hotline for veterans remains unfilled

Fareed: Trump is dangerous to US democracy

Analysis: Donald Trump has biggest credibility gap of any president since Nixon

After a week of self-inflicted chaos, Trump could see long-term costs to his presidency


A Special Prosecutor Is Not the Answer

​Dem senator: Trump administration 'afraid' of Russia investigation

8 things that actually happened after Donald Trump fired James Comey


Donald Trump's disastrously bad week in Washington

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich criticizes 'embarrassing' President Trump

I warned my friends on Facebook and Twitter that Trump, Devos, Sessions and Gorsuch are anti-Special Education.   Well....   Schools brace for impact if Congress cuts Medicaid spending

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Isolated and agitated, Trump rattles White House from within

Why Trumponomics won’t make America great again

The contradiction at the heart of Trumponomics

Trump's war with Comey intensifies

The Comey Debacle

Trump meltdown sets off GOP alarms over 2018 midterm

Friday, May 12, 2017

Oof: Quinnipiac Poll Shows That "Idiot" Is The Word People Most Associate With Trump

Hmm???  Limbaugh for president  ""Trump's not a Republican. Trump's just an idiot wanting to be president.

And I don't want an idiot to be my president."

Trump is setting fire to America’s checks and balances. Firefighters are cheering him on

Trump's move to fire FBI director poses a threat to U.S. democracy, says David Frum

Trump keeps Comey battle alive by warning him not to talk

Trump has a long history of secretly recording calls, according to former associates

​​Trump's $100 Million 'Exceptions' in Russian Income

Financial-Crimes Monitor to Share Records in Trump-Russia Probe

KING: Trump and his crew aren't turning into our worst nightmare, they're just being themselves

OPINION: Trump may not be guilty, but his paranoia is beyond Nixonian

Congress Must Be A Check On Trump To Avoid A Constitutional Crisis

President Trump threatens to cancel White House briefings because it is ‘not possible’ to always tell the truth

Trump threatens Comey in tweet: Better hope there are no ‘tapes’

FBI officials challenge Trump's account of dinner meeting with Comey: report

Vice chair of 'Election Integrity' group repeatedly backed Trump's unfounded claim that millions voted illegally

Vice Chair of Donald Trump's voter fraud commission has been successfully sued four times for voter suppression

There's one part of this Trump-China deal that slaps a bunch of his supporters in the face

Here's What the Trump Administration Did This Week While All Eyes Were on Comey

​​​Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump admits 'this Russia thing' was part of reasoning for firing James Comey

Trump insists he's not under FBI investigation

Trump contradicts spokeswoman on effect of Comey firing, says it may 'lengthen out the investigation'

In interview, Trump contradicts Pence on Comey

The Feds have 'Trump tapes' akin to Nixon's 'Watergate tapes'


Russian state-owned news photographer in Oval Office raises alarms

Voting Rights Advocates Ring The Alarm Over Trump’s ‘Sham’ Elections Panel

Pence, Kobach To Lead Trump’s Bogus ‘Election Integrity’ Commission

Civil rights groups fume about Trump’s choice of Kris Kobach for voter fraud panel

The Tangled Story Behind Trump’s False Claims Of Voter Fraud

​Federal judge orders Trump to share Giuliani travel ban memo

Transcript: Interview with Donald Trump

Merriam-Webster's genius Trump trolling: 454,000 followers and counting

​​Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Don’t Be Complicit, Republicans

‘Enough Was Enough’: How Festering Anger at Comey Ended in His Firing

Trump’s 3 big firings — James Comey, Preet Bharara, and Sally Yates — paint a disturbing picture

Fact Check: The White House’s Justifications for Firing Comey

Why Trump Really Fired Comey

​​Trump and Comey Go Down Together

​​Russia probe was picking up speed before Comey firing, sources say

Comey called Trump ‘crazy’ after Obama wiretapping claims: report

​​Behind Comey’s firing: An enraged Trump, fuming about Russia

How Every Lawmaker Has Reacted to Comey’s Firing So Far

Trump asks federal judge to toss D.C. hotel lawsuit


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The many paths from Trump to Russia

​This Is Not a Drill The firing of FBI director James Comey poses a question: Will the law answer to the president, or the president to the law?

Who has Trump’s ear? Often rich, white, Republican men.

Four Reasons Why the Russia Story Isn’t Fake News

Lloyd Blankfein: So Many Goldman Sachs Alums in Trump Admin Is ‘Inconvenience'

​​For the price of Trump’s tax cuts, you could cut child poverty in half — and so much more

'Not a serious process': Bidders question handling of border-wall project

​CNN exclusive: Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI's Russia investigation

Muslim ban language suddenly disappears from Trump campaign website after Spicer questioned​

Monday, May 8, 2017

Merriam-Webster Just Reminded Donald Trump About the Difference Between 'Counsel' and 'Council'

Kushner Family Stands to Gain From Visa Rules in Trump’s First Major Law

JAMIE DIMON: There is a 'national catastrophe' and 'we should be ringing the alarm bells'

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Eric Trump in 2014: 'We have all the funding we need out of Russia'

They went to Jared's family: How rich Chinese get green cards, poor Latinos get shaft

Trump voters lament deportation of their neighbor

​​Saturday, May 6, 2017

How the House healthcare bill measures up to Trump's promises

The House Health Care Disaster Is Really About Taxes

EPA fires members of science advisory board

EPA website buries youth guide to climate change

New Yorkers will feel pain of Trump's massive slash to Labor Department budget

​​​Friday, May 5, 2017

Tillerson says goodbye to human rights diplomacy

The 'Repeal and Replace' Ruse

Obamacare repeal is class warfare

Sohn: Trump/GOP care just another fiction

Backer of GOP health care bill dodges pre-existing conditions issue

From acne to pregnancy, here's every 'preexisting condition' that could get you denied insurance under Trump's new healthcare bill

Trump’s new opioids strategy ‘devastates’ advocates

Trump budget would effectively kill drug control office

Health care score is Republicans 1, Americans 0: Andy Slavitt

Analysis: Vulnerable House Republicans fear political consequences after healthcare vote

Trump Army secretary pick Mark Green withdraws his nomination

At FDA, TVs now turned to Fox News and can't be switched

Trump suggests financing for historically black colleges may be unconstitutional

The Voter Fraud Fraud

Trump has brought down border crossings — by scaring people away


​​​​Thursday, May 4, 2017

The mystery behind a Flynn associate’s quiet work for the Trump campaign

House Revives Zombie Trumpcare — Which Senate Is Likely To Kill

Health care hot potato

Trumpcare v Obamacare: How they compare and how many people will lose insurance

​​A side-by-side comparison of Obamacare and the GOP’s replacement plan

How the GOP health care plan differs from Obamacare

In Trump’s America, Rape Is a Preexisting Condition

​​What health insurance covers could change dramatically if AHCA becomes law

​​The Republican Health Plan Is a Lethal Moral Obscenity

​Republicans Get Their Health Bill. But It May Cost Them.

​​What do Bigfoot and moderate Republicans have in common?

​The GOP Health-Care Bill Is an Abdication of Responsibility and a Moral Disgrace

"Read My Lips, No New Taxes!" is going to be a distant memory to "I will not cut Medicaid!"

Trump on Twitter, May 7, 2015 "I was the first & only potential GOP candidate to state there will be no cuts to Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid. Huckabee copied me." 

​Trump Lied:

Meet the Republicans Who Voted ‘No’ on the Health Care Bill

50 Health Issues That Count as a Pre-existing Condition


​Column: All the horrific details of the GOP's new Obamacare repeal bill: A handy guide

Trump supporters ask: What’s the point of holding elections?

At RT, News Breaks You

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A Sad Day in American History, Tillerson: US won't insist nations adopt US values, rights

The American Health Care Act Would Make Unsustainable Cuts to Medicaid

Trump signed 90 executive actions in his first 100 days — here's what each one does

​NCAI Condemns President Trump’s Derogatory Use of “Pocahontas” Name in Political Attack

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

How the Affordable Care Act Drove Down Personal Bankruptcy

​​Trump’s Health Care Bill Could Cost Him Working-Class Voters

​​GOP senators distance themselves from Trump's shutdown threat

Trump Adviser Jared Kushner Didn’t Disclose Startup Stake


The Pathological President

6 Strongmen Trump Has Praised — And The Conflicts It Presents

The Diminishment of Donald Trump

Trump picks renewable energy policy skeptic to lead DOE office

A Trump History Lesson

Monday, May 1, 2017

How to tell the difference between religious persecution and selfishness

Historians see a dark underside to Trump's Civil War riff

President Trump's interview in the Oval Office: Full Transcript

Trump keeps giving interviews about a health bill that doesn't exist

Funding deal includes $68M reimbursement for guarding Trump family

Trump's 'big beautiful wall' is not in the spending plan. Will it ever get built?


Trump's health care promise not backed by GOP bill

5 Trump health care promises that won't become reality

Trump's friend Carl Icahn can't have it both ways

​​Sunday, April 30, 2017

Fact check: 100 days of Trump whoppers

LUPICA: Appalling, if unsurprising hypocrisy from Trump and the real party of obstructionism

Guns and religion: How American conservatives grew closer to Putin’s Russia

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Trump’s mad dash to 100 days

Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago trips cost taxpayers estimated $20m in 100 days — Obama’s cost $97m in 8 years

Life tip for the White House: Research the job you want before applying and accepting it

Analysis shows declining engagement with Trump's tweets

​Is Donald Trump’s Presidency Hurting His Businesses?

For Trump in White House, conflicts of interest range widely

​​Donald Trump has failed to achieve more than 80% of what he promised in his first 100 days

For Trump in White House, conflicts of interest range widely

​​Friday, April 28, 2017


First 100 Days: Do Trump's Words Matter?

Trump’s Executive Orders Are Mostly Theater

99 days of Twitter: A timeline of President Trump's tweets

​How Donald Trump's ratings compare in the first 100 days to previous Presidents

Trump: 'I couldn't care less about golf'  If he didn't charge the Secret Service for Cart Rentals? Secret Service has spent $35,000 on golf cart rentals since inauguration: report

GDP Growth Takes a Hit as Consumers Pull Back on Spending

What Donald Trump Doesn't Know...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trump's Cuts to US Refugee Program Lead to 300-plus Layoffs

So far, Trump is really struggling as a chief executive

Trump's tax plan is only one page. Here's what it says.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin can't guarantee middle class wouldn't pay more under tax plan

Analysis:  Trump says tax plan helps middle class, not wealthy. Experts say that's not true.

The dumbest part of Trump’s dumb tax plan


‘I was all set to terminate’: Inside Trump’s sudden shift on NAFTA

100 days: America in a time of Trump

Are Trump voters ruining America for all of us?: Tom Nichols

The Donald Trump Cabinet Tracker


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Unnoticed Consequences of Incompetent Governance

Is Trump's Cabinet more white and male than any first cabinet since Reagan?

Trump’s “tax plan” isn’t a real plan

​A Tax Plan That Befits the 'King of Debt'

Donald Trump's tax plan, in fewer than 500 words

Who are the winners and losers in Trump's tax plan?

How The Trump Zombie Tax Plan Will Hurt You

​​Trump's first 100 days: What Donald Trump wouldn’t have to cut if Melania and Barron lived in the White House

First 100 Days: How President Trump Has Impacted LGBTQ Rights

Difficult legal path forward for Trump in sanctuary cities case

​​Tuesday, April 25, 2017

America Is Getting Used to Trump’s Insanity

Donald Trump said 16 false things in that bizarre Oval Office interview with the Associated Press

The White House Says Trump Signed More Executive Orders So Far Than FDR. That's Wrong

Trump’s border-wall fantasy is crumbling

Confederate monument furor could signal GOP's fate

Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump's 100-day score card   and   Donald Trump promise tracker: Where his pledges stand

Help wanted: Trump administration still has hundreds of jobs to fill

The Note: Mad dash to day 100  Trump went to Gettysburg on October 22nd, 2016 and made a speech: 

Full Video: Trump lays out his "Contract with America"

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS In his words and ours

Obama’s Barrage of Complete Sentences Seen as Brutal Attack on Trump

AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Trump's AP interview  MUST READ: Transcript of AP interview with Trump

Can we say Conflict of Interest?  State Department website posts article on Trump's Florida resort


Body Double: What Medieval Executive Theory Tells Us About Trump’s Twitter Accounts

Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Scandals of Donald Trump: Presidential Edition

President Trump at 100 Days: No honeymoon, but no regrets (POLL)

​​Analysis: A bumpy 100 days for Trump? Just wait for the 1,361 to follow

Here is Donald J. Trump 100 Day Contract With America Promises - Judge For Yourself Which Ones He has Kept,

Mulvaney Says Trump Tax Plan Details Won't Be Ready Until June

Trump's First 100 Days: An 'Entry-Level' Presidency

Report: Senate's Russia probe understaffed

Biggest threat to 'law-and-order'? Our delusional attorney general

‘Everyone tunes in’: Inside Trump’s obsession with cable TV

​​​Saturday, April 22, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: How Trump Takes Credit, Assigns Blame

Neil deGrasse Tyson says science deniers in White House are a profound threat to democracy

No Congress members along Mexico border support funding Trump's wall

How Trump Blew Up the Conservative Media

Friday, April 21, 2017

Trump secrecy moves threaten his 'drain the swamp' pledge

Sources: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign   A great clue? How The Trump Campaign Weakened The Republican Platform On Aid To Ukraine


KING: Trump has accomplished nothing he promised in first 100 days contract

Here's everything Trump promised to do in his first 100 days. He's done almost none of it.

President Trump, here’s why 100 days may not be such a ‘ridiculous standard’

​​Mattis tells lawmakers Trump budget won't fully rebuild military: report

A top Fed official just delivered an unusual warning to Trump about plans to 'do a number' on financial-crisis rules

House Oversight Panel Has Questions About Trump Businesses And Foreign Emoluments

​Trump was going to investigate voter fraud. What happened?

​​The ‘Oh, never mind’ president

​​Thursday, April 20, 2017

Poll: Trump gets historically low approval ratings

A Fake and a Fraud

​​The president’s ongoing challenges

​Report: Putin-controlled think tank developed plan to sway U.S. election Must Read book on the subject, The Plot to Hack America


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Islamophobic Administration

Big Donors Bankrolled Donald Trump’s Inauguration

US Justice Department has no federal prosecutors after dismissing Obama administration attorneys


Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Monday, April 17, 2017


Majority in US No Longer Thinks Trump Keeps His Promises

The myth of the disillusioned Trump voter

​​Cohen: Trump’s actions proving his campaign was a lie

Trump’s no populist. He’s a swamp monster.


As Trump Inquiries Flood Ethics Office, Director Looks To House For Action

The Daily 202: What does Trump have to hide? Secretive White House unapologetic about clawing back transparency

Reminder: Trump used transparency questions to defeat Clinton

All the things Donald Trump has said about releasing his tax returns

Trump Congratulates Erdogan on Turkey Vote Cementing His Rule

​​Sunday, April 16, 2017

The many times Donald Trump promised he was going to release his tax returns


9 things Trump flip-flopped on this week

​Trump’s choice: populism or corporatism

Thousands at rallies demand Trump release tax returns

The Trump Doctrine: Eat cake, fire missiles, learn on the job

Trump’s secret presidency

EPA emerges as major target after Trump solicits policy advice from industry

​​Saturday, April 15, 2017

Remember that whole 'Drain the Swamp, Get rid of lobbyists'?It was a lie,Trump is Hiring Lobbyists and Top Ethics Official Says ‘There’s No Transparency’   I tried to tell my freinds it was a lie during the campaign, Trump's #DrainTheSwamp Plan is not a plan, it is a Hail Mary without a football. (I was right)

​Trump administration may already be breaking its own ethics rules on lobbyists

​​Why is Trump's Tax Returns important to see?  Former MI6 chief Richard Dearlove says Donald Trump borrowed money from Russia during 2008 financial crisis   Visitor logs important to see as well. 

'He's changing his mind on almost everything': Trump's voters can be very forgiving — up to a point

MARRIOTT CEO: Trump's travel ban is hurting hotels

Some things you can just not make up, Trump demands gold‑plated welcome


Friday, April 14, 2017

When do Trump supporters realize that he has no moral compass, principles or values? Trump's policy changes test pro-Trump media

First no tax returns, now this. What is Trump trying to hide? White House says it won't make visitor logs public

FOIA filings started yet? Common Cause: White House to Withhold Visitor Logs from the Public

Trump to discontinue Obama policy of voluntarily releasing White House visitor logs

Trump, Then And Now: What His Shifting Positions Say About What He Believes

Trump: Flip, flop or flexibility?

British spies reportedly warned U.S. of possible Trump-Russia link in 2015

In October of 2016,Trump: 'WikiLeaks is like a treasure trove' ​but now, CIA chief blasts WikiLeaks, once praised by Trump

The RNC's Russia Problem

Secret Service costs for Trump family protection continue to mount


​​Secret Service has spent $35,000 on golf cart rentals since inauguration: report

​​This is a salary of $336,000 a year. POTUS only makes $400,000 a year, Trump's campaign committee paid Bannon's political consultancy $28,000 in January

​​‘Prediction professor’ lays out eight reasons Trump could be impeached

Republicans may not want Trump to end Obamacare payments

Trump wants to give the rich a big tax cut. Here’s what his supporters want.

Trump claims he can’t be sued for inciting rally violence Didn't he offer to pay any attackers' legal fees?

Even Canadians are skipping trips to America after Trump travel ban

​​Thursday, April 13, 2017

In Their Own Words: Officials Refuting False Claims of Voter Fraud

The Trump Doctrine: Eat cake, fire missiles, learn on the job

How to Stand Up to Trump and Win


Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Travel Triggers Cost and Ethics Concerns

How the Bible Belt lost God and found Trump

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


Why the Auto Industry Is On the Brink of a Decline

1,500 economists to Trump: Immigrants are good for the U.S. economy

Anderson Cooper: ‘Rather Breathtaking’ to See Trump’s Reversal on a Number of Big Issues

The Russia story just keeps getting worse for President Trump

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Withdraws Obama-Era Student Loan Protections

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

What is the real story of Donald Trump and Russia?

CNN Exclusive: Classified docs contradict Nunes surveillance claims, GOP and Dem sources say

What the Data Really Show About Terrorists Who “Came Here,” Part I: Introduction and Overview

What Is a Nativist?

Trump says he created 600,000 jobs. Not true

Report: White House lags in planning for popular Easter Egg Roll

Trump on pace to surpass 8 years of Obama's travel spending in 1 year

Despite mountains of publicity, Trump’s golf courses are losing value and his modeling agency is closing

Monday, April 10, 2017

Trump on pace to spend more in first year on travel than Obama did in 8 years

Trump Tops Obama, Bush and Clinton in Golfing and Private Getaways So Far

Sunday, April 9, 2017

North Carolina pastor: ‘It’s time we stopped calling Donald Trump a Christian

With No Wall, Obamacare still in place, Coal Miners still out of work and Hillary not in jail, who votes for Trump in 2020?   Dems winning fight over wall

Trump, who scorned Obama's golf habits, outpacing him in rounds  When does Sean Hannity create a Trump Golfer-In-Chief page? 

Now no tax plan, Trump and taxes: Back to drawing board, seeks GOP consensus


Saturday, April 8, 2017

Syrian town hit by chemical weapons attack is targeted again in airstrikes

'Assad is trying to kill everyone in revenge for Trump's strike': Mother who survived gassing fears the Syrian dictator will use MORE Sarin as a new video shows his warplanes taking off from the airfield US 'destroyed' with $90m of missiles

Trump ran as populist candidate and gave a populist inauguration speech.  When he put down the microphone he stopped being a populist,   TRUMP ADMINISTRATION EMBRACES AYN RAND'S DISDAIN FOR THE MASSES

Trump has visited a Trump-branded property every 2.8 days of his presidency

​​Like Obama before him, Trump struggles to deport some foreign-born criminals

Friday, April 7, 2017

When I ran for president, I stated that Trump had a problem finding good people to be on his staff or in his cabinet because he has to be the smartest man in the room, Who's who in the Trump White House.

​Kushner Omitted Meeting With Russians on Security Clearance Forms

​Donald Trump confuses his political allies

Donald Trump is trolling Donald Trump on Twitter


The U.S. government has withdrawn its request ordering Twitter to identify a Trump critic

Eyewitness says Syrian military anticipated U.S. raid

Was Trump’s Syria Strike Illegal? Explaining Presidential War Powers

Past Trump tweets conflicting with Syrian airstrike resurface

Trump Isn't Living Up to His Big Promises on Trade

If you're struggling to keep up with all things Trump, you're not alone. This is week 11

Trump's good news for journalism

Q of the Week: Where Should Trump Donate His Salary?

Donald Trump’s Conflicts of Interest: A Crib Sheet

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Donald Trump's travel expenses in 10 weeks cost US taxpayers as much as Barack Obama spent in two years

Twitter revels in role of free speech defender as it sues Trump administration

Eyewitness says Syrian military anticipated U.S. raid

Some of Trump’s biggest supporters are furious about his strikes in Syria

​​​Our $5 Billion Satellite Spy Agency Can't Hire a Sign Language Interpreter Because of Trump's Hiring Freeze

Trump's 'Made in America' label doesn't fit Ivanka's clothing line

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Many big construction firms not bidding on Trump's proposed wall


​​Trump's sudden empathy for Syria's 'beautiful little babies' that he banned

Trump just turned his Obama wiretapping conspiracy theory up to 11


Will Trump ever release his income tax returns?

President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening

Trump has been in office for 77 days. As of our latest update on day 70, we’ve counted 338 false or misleading claims.

​The 325 People, Places and Things Donald Trump Has Insulted on Twitter: A Complete List

'Repeal and Replace': A Farce in No Acts

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Monster

So that Trump press conference with the pages of blank paper in folders with no labels was a sham? Trump Lawyer Confirms President Can Pull Money From His Businesses Whenever He Wants

AFL-CIO chief: Trump pulled 'bait-and-switch' on working-class voters  Yep! 

Many big construction firms not bidding on Trump's proposed wall - I tried to explain to my friends before the election that in my 30-year HOF career in Construction Documentation we were never involved in a Trump project because the architects, engineers and contractors knew better than to do  work for him.   My Friends Doubt my Trump Not Paying Bills Posts on Facebook....

Most Say Tensions Between Trump Administration and News Media Hinder Access to Political News

Monday, April 3, 2017


I tried to warn my friends,  Trump's #DrainTheSwamp Plan is not a plan, it is a Hail Mary without a football. (I was right)

President Trump's Tweets, Annotated

​Poll: Trump approval rating plummets

​Trump Support Plunges In Latest IBD/TIPP Poll

Theaters to play ‘1984’ in global Trump protest

Trump's $78,333 check won't cover even 1% of what it will be used for

​Trump repeals Alaskan bear hunting regs

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Our Dishonest President

​Massachusetts city council to vote on Trump impeachment resolution

White House social media director misused official position by going after GOP lawmaker, ethics experts say

Why private property owners may be the biggest obstacle to Trump’s wall


Saturday, April 1, 2017

Pick Your Favorite Ethics Offender in Trumpland

Donald Trump Racks Up Few Wins So Far

Trump’s closest aides hail from ranks of financial elite

Judge: Trump incited violence at rally in 2016

​​January-March 2017