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Trump, Former President of Mexico says he's not paying for your 'f*cking wall'

"Build a wall." By now, we’re used to Trump saying it, chanting it, tweeting it. And something he's been very clear about is that Mexico will pay, one way or another, for its construction. Mexico will pay for the wall! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 1...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 4:44pm

Who Is Mike Cernovich?

Mike Cernovich is an online commentator who is one of the most prominent voices of the so-called "alt-right" movement. He started the website Danger & Play to advocate the "men's rights" movement and during the 2016 election became a supporter of Donald Trump and shouty...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 4:39pm

MAP: Which states would be most affected by a government shutdown?

As President Trump reached his first full year in office, the country is also facing its 19th government shutdown in the country’s history. The shutdown has made its way into the work week Monday and is raising a concern among people who are worried about the future of children's...

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 2:04pm

Trump’s America: The world’s greatest dealmaker is otherwise occupied

Schumer insults McConnell. McConnell insults Schumer. Moderate senators from both parties try to hash out a compromise that might reopen the government, while hundreds of thousands of federal workers wait to find out when they’re going back to work. And Donald Trump, the World’s...

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 6:08pm

UPDATE: Did the government shut down?

Maybe you’ve been following the story for a couple days now. Maybe you just heard about it in passing. Either way, you’re probably wondering, did the government shut down? With the expiration of the current short-term spending bill, which keeps the government open and operating,...

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:08am

Hillary Clinton could still become president, law professor says, while internet sighs

There's a scenario in which Hillary Clinton could still become president before the 2020 election, a Harvard Law professor said this week, raising pulses and rolling eyeballs throughout the internet. In the event that President Trump leaves office because of Robert Mueller's findings about...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 4:38pm

The Foreman Forecast: The word on Trump

Ask any Trump hater coast-to-coast for one word to describe the current president of the United States’ first year in office, and they might well go with “disaster.” In fact, that descriptor was the most common one offered by people in a Quinnipiac University survey earlier this...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 5:02am

Trump’s America: One year down, we’re still standing

There is no wall. Rocket Man hasn’t nuked Los Angeles, and a lot of alarming creatures no longer work in the White House: Michael Flynn, Steve Bannon, Omarosa Manigault. (Quick show of hands: Who misses Omarosa? I didn’t think so.) Thank God for little favors, I say. The DACA kids...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:18pm

What happens during a government shutdown?

What are government shutdowns and what happens during one? You might be about to find out first hand. For the 18th time since 1976, the prospect of a government shutdown loomed over Capitol Hill, as Democrats and Republicans seemed at an impasse over a short-term spending bill to keep the federal...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 3:39pm

Trump: Terror attack could help GOP win 2018 midterm elections

In private, President Trump mused that a terror attack on American soil could help the Republican Party from getting crushed in the 2018 midterm elections. The Washington Post reports there is growing alarm among the GOP party leaders about the prospect of a wipeout in the midterms, as previously...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 2:11pm

How will a government shutdown affect you?

Our government has until tomorrow to come to an agreement on a spending bill in order to not face a complete shutdown. While it’s a funny scenario to imagine Senators Lindsay Graham and Cory Booker partnering up on a cross-country road trip ripped out of Judd Apatow style bromance during...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:30am

Mueller's investigators looking at newly discovered payments by Russian Embassy: Report

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is looking into hundreds of recently discovered payments made by Russian diplomats to people and businesses inside the United States, BuzzFeed News reported on Wednesday. Several transactions related to the Russian Embassy were flagged as...

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 5:27pm

VIDEO: Cory Booker blasts DHS Kirstjen Nielsen for her claiming she didn’t hear Trump make derogatory comments

Senator Cory Booker blasted Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for saying she didn’t hear President Trump refer to Haiti and parts of Africa as “shithole countries” The New Jersey Democratic senator went into a tirade, claiming Nielsen denied hearing...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 5:55pm

Department of Homeland Security Secretary says deporting Dreamers won't be a priority

The Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the deportation of undocumented immigrants will not be a priority if the Trump administration fails to reach a deal to protect immigrants who receive benefits from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:00pm

Trump’s America: Donald digs himself another hole

A house is not a hole. That, I kid you not, is the latest defense from Donald Trump’s enablers, as most of planet Earth howls in outrage at the American president’s vulgar term for nations that aren’t as white as Norway. And Trump’s not helping himself much: He spent...

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 6:43pm

Report: Fake news consumption during 2016 campaign correlated with Trump voting

Places where "fake news" was consistently read during the 2016 presidential campaign had a close correlation with Trump voting, according to a paper written by a team of Microsoft researchers. The team looked at data from Internet Explorer and Edge browsers from July 2016 to...

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 4:34pm

Poll: Republican satisfaction highest in a decade

According to a new survey conducted earlier this month, Republican satisfaction with our nation's trajectory is at its highest since 2007. A Gallup poll found that 61 percent of Republicans — roughly six in 10 — say they are satisfied when asked, "In general, are you satisfied...

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 12:34pm

The Foreman Forecast: Bannon lawyers up

As cops in cop shows like to say, Steve Bannon has "lawyered up." The once-upon-a-time chief strategist for Donald Trump's improbable launch to the presidency has hired a big-league legal eagle to hold his hand as he faces questions from Congress about the Russia probe. Of course,...

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 5:00am

Trump had a secret plan to scrap Obamacare no matter what, new document reveals

Last spring, while attempts to formally repeal Obamacare were flailing in Congress, the Trump administration showed Republicans their secret plan to take apart the health law using President Trump's authority. "While the effort to scrap Obamacare often looked chaotic, top officials had...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 4:16pm

When is Trump's State of the Union?

Speaker Paul Ryan formally invited Trump to "report on the state of the union" back in November, and the country is waiting anxiously to hear what's going to happen during the upcoming Trump State of the Union. It will be his first speech to the full Congress since February 2017,...

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:40pm