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Lara Trump spreading fake news criticizing Hillary and Obama

Presidential daughter-in-law Lara Trump has been circulating a debunked article linking Democrats to totalitarianism. Newsweek reports that on Sunday morning, Trump tweeted a dark message to her 326,000 followers: "America: Keep your eyes open... there are people in the USA trying to make...

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 2:30pm

Trump’s America: How low can he go?

One year since his surprise election victory, Donald Trump has just captured another big win, though this one can’t exactly be called surprising. Trump is now the least popular president ever at this point in his term. In a staggering, 33-point landslide, he has defeated Obama, Bush, Clinton...

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 5:51pm

Who is George Papadopoulos?

Before George Papadopoulos became the first to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, he was either an important part of Donald Trump’s campaign or a “low-level volunteer.” This is what you need to know… George Papadopoulos lied to...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:10pm

Impeachment mere months away: Prof. who predicted Trump election win

He predicted Donald Trump would win the presidency before anyone even took the idea seriously; now, the university professor says a Trump impeachment is coming within the next year. Trump impeachment and midterm elections. American University Professor Allan Lichtman said on Tuesday that a Trump...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 5:03pm

Mila Kunis makes monthly donations to Planned Parenthood in Mike Pence's name

To speak out against Vice President Mike Pence's record on reproductive rights, Mila Kunis is using the power of autopay. The Family Guy star set up a monthly donation to Planned Parenthood in the vice president's name, which sends him a letter of thanks each time, she said in an interview...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:50pm

Republicans think middle class Americans earn $450,000 a year

As Republicans unveiled their tax bill that is promising to cut taxes for middle-class Americans, they revealed they don’t actually have any idea what middle-class Americans are. A fact sheet Republicans published on Thursday about the tax bill refers to Americans earning $450,000 a year as...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:40pm

GOP tax bill would repeal Johnson Amendment baring churches from politics

Hidden inside the 429-page Republican tax bill is a provision that will fulfill a longtime promise by President Donald Trump to repeal the Johnson Amendment, a law forbidding churches from endorsing political candidates. The amendment has been a target for Evangelical and other conservative...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:38pm

Rick Perry suggests fossil fuels could prevent sexual assault

Energy Secretary Rick Perry seemed to say on Thursday that expanding the use of fossil fuels could prevent sexual assault. Perry was speaking on an energy-policy panel hosted by Meet the Press host Chuck Todd and Axios founder Jim VanderHei. He discussed his recent trip to Africa, where he said he...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 2:59pm

Lara Trump's White House duties 'unprecedented,' 'inappropriate': Watchdogs

Move over, Princess Royal. Another Trump is holding high-level meetings: Lara Trump. President Trump’s daughter-in-law, an advisor to his campaign, is crossing the line between campaigning and serving the public, watchdog groups said. Lara Trump, campaign adviser President Trump’s...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 2:52pm

‘Who cares?’: GOP unbothered that most voters dislike their tax plan

In rolling out the GOP tax plan Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan said it would benefit "the middle class families in this country who deserve a break." But new polls indicate most Americans aren't buying it. The bill's main features include a reduction in the corporate tax rate...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 2:47pm

Despite Trump denials, White House approves climate report

Update, Oct. 3: The exhaustive report on climate change that contradicts the Trump administration's stance on global warming has been accepted by the White House, The New York Times reported. The report calls the findings that humans are to blame for climate change "unambiguous" and...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 2:39pm

Is Jared Kushner next to be indicted in Russia investigation?

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, has turned over documents to special counsel Robert Mueller and investigators are asking questions about Kushner’s role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Mueller’s investigators are looking at Kushner as they delve deeper...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 1:22pm

No one is taking Ivanka Trump's speech against sexual harassment seriously

Ivanka Trump condemned sexual harassment in the workplace during a speech on women’s empowerment in Japan on Friday and the irony was not lost on Twitter. "All too often, our workplace culture fails to treat women with appropriate respect," the first daughter said at the World...

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 12:05pm

Diversity Visa winner thwarted subway attack; Saved hundreds of New Yorkers

After Tuesday’s carnage in lower Manhattan allegedly at the hands of a Diversity Visa Lottery program winner, the program is under intense scrutiny. President Trump said he’d like to do away with the program. But 20 years ago, another Diversity Visa winner likely saved hundreds of lives...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 8:28pm

Trump impeachment odds jump after Mueller's first indictments

Things are finally looking up for the president this week — at least in terms of Trump impeachment odds, online betmakers say. On Monday, special counsel Robert Mueller delivered his first indictments as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:02pm

Uzbek Muslims face new fears after deadly truck attack in NYC

Fears of Muslim New Yorkers have been reignited by Tuesday’s deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. Parents in the city might already feel anxious when sending their children off to school or their loved ones to work, without worrying about a mass attack, but Uzbek Muslims are now on...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:47pm

Sessions tells NYPD he's confident US will prosecute terrorists

Attorney General Jeff Sessions told members of law enforcement just a few blocks from the site of Tuesday’s deadly terror attack in lower Manhattan that the U.S. justice system can and will prosecute suspected terrorists like the man charged with the truck attack. "Terrorists...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:43pm

Michael Flynn followed, retweeted five accounts from same Russian troll farm before election

Fired Trump national-security adviser Michael Flynn followed five Twitter accounts from a Russian troll factory and pushed their messages right before the 2016 presidential election, the Daily Beast reported Thursday. On Wednesday, House investigators revealed the names of 2,750 accounts created...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:31pm

Alt-right Nov. 4 conspiracy predicts Antifa ‘supersoldiers’ are coming to behead white parents

The alt-right fell for a Twitter joke teasing mass murder by antifa “supersoldiers” on Nov. 4 and now people on both sides of the political aisle are preparing for violence. As the story goes, these antifascists or antifa “supersoldiers” are plotting to “behead all...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:03pm

Michelle Obama has some Twitter advice for Donald Trump

Michelle Obama knows how much words matter, especially on social media platforms and she made some thinly veiled swipes at Donald Trump Twitter habits. The former first lady sat down with poet Elizabeth Alexander for a discussion at The Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago on Wednesday to talk about...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 12:23pm