After a 13-month investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice released a 164-page report Friday detailing the abuse of force by the Chicago Police Department (CPD). According to their findings, officers’ brutality often goes unpunished — especially when its perpetrated in communities of color.
Senato Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) confirmation hearings by the Senate Judiciary Committee took place on January 11-12, approximately one week before Trump takes office. The attorney general nominee was grilled profusely by the opposing party. Here are 10 of their best takedowns.
Donald Trump himself dismissed Streep’s remarks by pointing out her active support for Hillary Clinton, particularly at the Democratic National Convention. Absurdly, he called her an “over-rated actress” and denied making fun of Kovaleski “for the hundredth time.”
16 years ago, thousands of protesters lined the inauguration parade route of the incoming Republican president. “Not my president,” they chanted. But despite the enormity of the rally, it was largely ignored. Instead, pundits marveled over how George W. Bush “filled out the suit.”
Sanders has been appointed by Chuck Schumer to be the new leader of outreach for the Senate Democrats. During the January 15 Day of Resistance, the Vermont senator is encouraging legislators to rally their constituents in their home districts, as opposed to marching on Washington.
What’s missing from Trump’s post is any indication of how the trade would take place, which is required to go through a federally licensed gun dealer in NY.
The Trump brothers returned to Fox News for a town hall meeting on November 2, eager to woo millennial voters. Unfortunately, they may have missed the mark. Here are 5 of the most cringe-worthy moments from the excruciating special.
Chomsky initially favored Bernie Sanders over Clinton, but insisted Democrats must win at all costs. Because if Trump wins “the human species is in very deep trouble.”
“Look at what happened during the Clinton years,” Trump continued. “I mean we had no war, the economy was doing great, everybody was happy, a lot of people hated him because they’re jealous as hell… but Bill Clinton was a great president.”
To the contrary of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s claim at the 2016 Republican National Convention, police don’t always “just come to save you.” Here are 10 times police killed the very people they were called to help.
On Thursday night’s episode of “The Tonight Show,” host Jimmy Fallon and the GOP presidential nominee traded jabs on Trump’s hair and his childhood home, which is now on the market. But when it came down to the serious stuff, Trump couldn’t even seem to answer a standard job interview question.
“Don’t alienate the deplorables,” Bee warned, reflecting on Clinton’s very true message about “half of Trump supporters” in a campaign speech last Friday. “You can’t win a four-way-race with just ‘plorables.'”
This past weekend, Trump made his first campaign stop in a predominantly African-American community in the hopes of ameliorating his disastrously low polling with the demographic.
“I would also urge them [voters] to look carefully as I know they have, at the consequences of going in another direction for the third or fourth alternative,” Al Gore said.
It wasn’t too hard to trump Donald Trump’s big economic policy speech in Detroit on Monday. And Hillary Clinton easily made it over that hurdle. “[Trump] describes America like an embarrassment,” Hillary Clinton told factory workers in Warren, Michigan on Thursday. “There are really good jobs out there if you get the skills!”
Aziz Ansari, best known for his role on “Parks and Recreation” and as the creator of “Master of None” is relishing the election drama. Ansari stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss the “feuds” taking place this election cycle, including the very recent public feud between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the Khan family.
If Americans feel like they’re living in a “Twilight Zone” episode thanks to Donald Trump, well, that’s kind of how he intended it. The presumptive GOP nominee is a big fan of the series, and for some time cited an early episode as a major inspiration for his lifestyle choices.
“From the start he’s gotten the appropriate amount of coverage,” Obama remarked to the reporters. “The guy wanted to give his hotel business a boost and now we’re praying Cleveland makes it through July!”