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Mueller has spent $3.2 million on Russia investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller has spent $3.2 million on his four-and-a-half-month investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to an Justice Department expense report filed Tuesday. The DOJ has spent $6.7 million total on the Russia probe in that time, Politico reports. The...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 2:26pm

Trump almost didn't choose 'embarrassingly poor' Pence as VP

When making a decision about who to choose as his running mate, Donald Trump was concerned with potential ticket mate Mike Pence. Why? Because he thought Pence was “embarrassingly poor.” Before Trump chose Pence, he sized him up over a game of golf. The Atlantic reported: ...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:46pm

Mike Pence planned ‘coup’ to replace Trump after Access Hollywood tape

When the Access Hollywood tape was released a month before the presidential election, on which then-candidate Donald Trump was heard bragging about grabbing women's genitals, Mike Pence prepared a "coup" to step in as the head of the Republican ticket, according to a new profile in...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 5:21pm

Woman shares evidence of relationship with Roy Moore when she was a teenager

A Roy Moore sexual misconduct accuser has come forward to present evidence that the two went out on dates when she was a teenager. Several women have accused U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault and misconduct and Moore has continued to deny the allegations against him and has gone as...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 3:11pm

31% of Republicans want to see Trump removed from GOP ticket in 2020

President Trump has bragged that he could shoot a man in the middle of Fifth Avenue and not lose any votes. But he might want to consider moving any public executions to a side street: His stalwart support among Republicans may be slipping. Almost a third of the GOP wants a new Republican candidate...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 3:01pm

Americans no longer prefer male leaders and Barack Obama agrees it's time for her-story

A recent Gallup Poll found that Americans are having a change of heart when it comes to picking leaders and now would not prefer a man over a woman. And former President Barack Obama recently said that more future leaders should be women. According to Gallup, 55 percent of Americans have no...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 6:14pm

Trump gives aides assignments and orders them not to tell Chief of Staff Kelly

Months after Chief of Staff John Kelly arrived to limit outside advisers' access to the president — and President Trump started to chafe at the orderliness — Trump has started to execute end runs around Kelly, giving aides assignments on the downlow and telling them to...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 5:29pm

Everything you need to know about Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the new White House communications director, is on the front line between the press and Donald Trump. Who is Sarah Huckabee Sanders? Catching up with my dad @GovMikeHuckabee in NYC tonight. He's off to @KellyFileFNC and I'm headed to @donlemon! pic.twitter.com/...

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 5:13pm

Trump’s America: The degenerate or the Democrat, Alabama decides

The chickens are coming home to Roy. Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, the God-fearing folks of white Alabama — last month, these brave souls were threatening to draw the line at child molesting, ready to abandon serial teen-dater Roy Moore in next week’s special election for a U.S....

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 6:13pm

Trump didn't verify anti-Muslim videos he retweeted, says Sarah Huckabee Sanders

President Trump didn't verify the legitimacy of two anti-Muslim videos before he retweeted them, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday. On Wednesday, Trump retweeted the videos posted by the leader of Britain First, a far-right UK political organization that has been...

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 4:32pm

Mexican man at center of sanctuary city debate found not guilty of shooting

The Mexican man accused of shooting 32-year-old Kate Steinle two years ago at San Francisco’s Pier 14 not guilty of murder charges has been found not guilty. The case of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, 54, sparked remarks against sanctuary cities and Mexicans by then-candidate Donald Trump. The...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:02pm

What did Trump tweet today? The GOP tax plan is a 'winner' and more

What did Trump tweet today? Well, that’s a loaded question. The 45th President of the United States has clearly chosen Twitter as his favorite means of communication, with fellow politicians and even other members of the Trump administration finding out about his decisions on the social...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 4:21pm

Roy Moore blames LGBT community, socialists for spreading sexual misconductclaims

Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore stood before churchgoers Wednesday night and blamed gays, bisexuals, transgender people and socialists for the multiple sexual assault allegations against him that have come to light in recent weeks. The Alabama Republican delivered a campaign speech...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 1:26pm

Sarah Huckabee Sanders has a 'tiny shriveled husk left in her soul': GOP strategist

When President Trump called Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) “Pocahontas” yet again at a ceremony honoring Native American WII veterans, you could just hear a good majority of America let out a laugh. But not the ha-ha kind. It was an incredulous, can-you-believe-what-he-just-said...

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 9:06am

Jared Kushner met with special counsel about Michael Flynn: Report

In a move that signals the Russia investigation affecting President Trump’s inner circle, Jared Kushner met earlier this month with special counsel Robert Mueller's team, CNN reported when it broke the story. "Mr. Kushner has voluntarily cooperated with all relevant inquiries and...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:27pm

It's not the Playboy Mansion, but these Bunnies want it Sean 'Spicy'

Update, Nov. 29, 2017: According to the spokesman for Dennis Hof's brothels, including the world-famous Moonlite Bunny Ranch, Sean Spicer has no responded to the job offer... "but, you never know. He may come around." Original article: Dennis Hof, the owner of seven Nevada brothels...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 8:57pm

Judge rules DNC can depose Sean Spicer about election night

The Democratic National Convention (DNC) can depose Sean Spicer, former Republican National Committee director and much-parodied White House spokesman, a federal judge said on Wednesday. The main question the DNC wants answered: Did Sean Spicer violate election rules? The 35-year-old consent...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 7:56pm

Bernie Sanders and other politicians who have been nominated for or won a Grammy Award

The entertainment industry is feeling the Bern. Well, maybe. Bernie Sanders has a serious chance at taking home some hardware in an upcoming awards ceremony that you probably associate with rock and pop stars. The septuagenarian politician, who collected a passionate following throughout the 2016...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 4:22pm

Is Comcast dropping its promise not to charge for internet fast lanes?

Comcast said on multiple occasions that it would not violate net neutrality. In March 2014, Comcast Senior Executive VP David Cohen wrote, “To be clear, Comcast has never offered paid prioritization, we are not offering it today, and we're not considering entering into any paid...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:33pm

What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and what do they do?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was in the headlines this week because of an unusual battle about its leadership. When the government agency's director, Richard Cordray, resigned, President Trump appointed budget chief Mick Mulvaney as acting director. But the deputy director, Leandra...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 12:03pm