For many months, Donald J. Trump and his closest associates have assured Americans that their presidential campaign had “absolutely no contact” with any Russians seeking to influence the course of the 2016 presidential election. Among those who issued the most vehement denials were Paul Manafort, the Washington influence peddler who served as campaign manager, and eldest son Donald J. Trump, Jr., who called any such suggestions “disgusting.”
Disclosures stemming from last summer’s meeting between President Donald Trump’s eldest son, a Kremlin-linked lawyer and at least one other controversial Russian figure could prove to be a turning point in the tangled, months-long probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, senior Democrats said Sunday.
Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Russian lawyer aimed at obtaining derogatory information about Hillary Clinton last June had another, previously undisclosed participant — a former Soviet military counter-intelligence officer.
A meeting of the political comedy minds took place on Wednesday’s Late Show, as host Stephen Colbert welcomed fellow Daily Show alum John Oliver.
Jeff Danziger’s award-winning drawings are published by more than 600 newspapers and websites. He has been a cartoonist for the Rutland Herald, the New York Daily News and the Christian Science Monitor; his work has appeared in newspapers from the Wall Street Journal to Le Monde and Izvestia. Represented by the Washington Post Writers Group, he is a recipient of the Herblock Prize and […]
After a weeklong hiatus, Late Show host Stephen Colbert made it back to work just in time for President Trump’s White House to collapse under the weight of (what else but) its very own email scandal.
Donald Trump Jr. has hired New York lawyer Alan Futerfas to represent him in ongoing investigations regarding his father Donald Trump and his potential ties to Russia, according to Reuters. Futerfas, a criminal defense lawyer, has had experience in the past representing members of organized crime mobs, particularly the Gambino, Genovese, and Colombo families.
Key voices in the incestuous right-wing alternative media ecosystem have found an ally in the younger Trump, who often retweets and favorites tweets from the echo chamber’s loudest voices, and who is rumored to serve as a White House source to at least one far-right personality. Like the far-right trolls he expresses admiration for, Trump spends his time on Twitter spreading debunked conspiracy theories, smearing mainstream media outlets, promoting bogus “alt-right” videos, and amplifying messages with white nationalist undertones.
Nobody keeps closer tabs on the snarled ethics of the Trump family than Trevor Noah. In his latest, the Daily Show host recalls how only months ago, during an interview with ABC correspondent Barbara Walters, First Daughter Ivanka promised not to accept a nepotistic White House job. “I’m going to be a daughter,” she simpered, […]
Outdoor sporting groups — long associated with conservatism because of their support for guns rights and small government — are now collaborating with the environmental left to fight President Trump’s push to open more public lands to energy development.
A spokeswoman for New York state attorney general Eric Schneiderman said on Saturday that Trump cannot shut down his foundation while the state’s investigation is ongoing.
Donald Trump has surrounded himself with people who have helped propagate fake new including two of his sons, his former campaign manager, his pick for national security adviser, and the adviser’s son, who was involved in the transition until recently.
Trump will hand over his business dealings to his children — but his children are also serving on Trump’s White House transition team where they are in a position to choose the people who make regulatory decisions impacting the businesses.
Experts in government ethics said that giving over control to Trump’s children would do virtually nothing to prevent potential conflicts of interest, since there’s usually no daylight between one’s personal interest and the interest of one’s immediate family members.
Donald Trump Jr. promoted an “alt-right” video on his Twitter account that suggests Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign is engaged in satanism.
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.
The filmmaker explains to Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly why the Trump ploy is so laughable — and why he produced “a sort of a humorous love poem” to Hillary Clinton.
Given the sheer number of white supremacists Donald Jr. follows on Twitter, he can hardly be blamed for being such a successful mouthpiece for their hate speech — if his father wasn’t running for president.
“He gets it. The part that he’s been playing is evolving into the part that now you’ve been expecting, but he wasn’t ready for because he had to first complete the first phase.”