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Thursday, August 16, 2018
Dan Desai Martin

On Eve Of Nazi Rally In D.C., Trump Again Attacks Black Athletes

A year after calling rioting Nazis ‘very fine people,’ Trump continues to sow racial division by attacking NFL players who call for racial justice.

August 11, 2018
DeVos

Why Betsy DeVos Shuns The American Flag On Her $40M Yacht

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is dodging more than $2 million worth of taxes by registering her yacht in the Cayman Islands rather than the United States.

August 10, 2018
Trump, King Henry VIII

GOP Leaders Fear Trump Poisoning Down-Ballot Races

Trump’s unpopularity is impacting more than midterm House and Senate Races. Down-ballot Republicans know Trump’s unpopularity will impact state and local races, too.

August 8, 2018
Democrats struggling to stem the tide

Polls Show Ohio Special Election In Dead Heat

New polls show Democrat Danny O’Connor gaining significantly in the past month in an Aug. 7 special election outside of Columbus, Ohio.

August 5, 2018
swamp

Saudi Prince’s Visit Made Trump Hotel Profitable

Trump’s New York hotel turned a profit, thanks to help from the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Trump is personally enriching himself from this transaction, causing ethical and constitutional concerns.

August 4, 2018
Vladimir Putin_(2017-01-17)

Rep. Rohrabacher, ‘Putin’s Favorite,’ Dined With NRA Spy In D.C.

Scandal-plagued Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), known as Putin’s favorite congressman, dined with alleged Russian spy Mariia Butina at an upscale D.C. restaurant in 2017.

July 28, 2018

Under GOP Tax Plan, Workers’ Wages Keep Dropping While Corporate Investors Book Huge Gains

Trump and his GOP promised their tax scam would help middle-class workers, but wages are actually down and the only ones benefitting are the ultra-rich.

July 24, 2018
Dana Rohrabacher

Rep. Roharabacher, Putin’s Favorite, Defends Alleged NRA Spy

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher called the arrest of a Russian spy ‘ridiculous’ and ‘stupid.’ In 2015, Rohrabacher met with the spy — in St. Petersburg, Russia.

July 22, 2018
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GOP Congressman Wants Interment Camps For Immigrants

A California Republican introduced a bill to build new prison camps for families, who could languish there for years while awaiting a court date.

July 1, 2018
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) closes the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Workers Lose: Qualcomm Buys Back Stock, Lays Off 1500

Republicans promised their tax scam would benefit workers, but tech giant Qualcomm is laying off 1,500 employees while lining the pockets of its Wall Street investors.

May 12, 2018
Trump, Kanye

While Praising Kanye West, Trump Persistently Ignores Waffle House Hero

Trump has thus far adamantly refused to acknowledge the heroism of James Shaw Jr., the man who saved lives in a mass shooting. But he managed to find the time to reach out to Kanye West multiple times on Twitter. Shaw saved the lives of multiple people Sunday morning when he wrestled an AR-15 away from a gunman at a Tennessee Waffle House.

April 26, 2018
Sad Trump Bad Week

New Gallup Poll Shows Disdain For Tax Cut Bill

The tax scam championed by Republicans is doing exactly what critics warned: showering the wealthy with deficit-financed tax breaks, while leaving workers and the American middle class behind. The latest Gallup poll confirms, once again, a majority of Americans disapprove of the GOP tax bill.

April 18, 2018
Donald Trump, Press

Poll: Once Red, Now Orange County Disdains Trump

The latest piece of bad news for Republicans is a new poll showing more than 6 in 10 Orange County residents disapprove of Trump, with an anaemic 37 percent approving of him. On top of those numbers, more residents want Democrats to control Congress than want Republicans to control it.

April 11, 2018

California Rejects Sessions’ Nuisance ‘Sanctuary’ Lawsuit

Jeff Sessions escalated his crusade against immigrants Tuesday with a lawsuit against California over the state’s current immigration laws. But California politicians are responding forcefully. The lawsuit is focused on three California “sanctuary state” laws that deal with how state law enforcement agencies and businesses interact with federal immigration agencies.

March 8, 2018
Scott Pruitt, EPA

Trump’s EPA Chief Billed Taxpayers $90,000 For First-Class Flights

A new report from the Washington Post sheds more light on Pruitt’s fondness for luxurious travel on the taxpayer dime, reporting tens of thousands of dollars spent on first-class tickets to jet around the country. During a short stretch in early June 2017, Pruitt’s expensive taste for premier travel cost the American government at least $90,000.

February 13, 2018
Trump Organization

New Report: Trump Organization Minting Money On Ethically Dubious Deals

When not desperately auctioning off access to the president’s family, the Trump Organization is still finding other ethically questionable ways to cash in on Donald Trump’s presidency. A new report by Public Citizen shows evidence of an “alarming … array of interest groups trying to cozy up to Trump by spending money at his properties.” While several of Trump’s […]

January 18, 2018