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Mike Pence 'wants to hang' gay people, Trump said

President Trump once joked that Vice President Mike Pence wants to hang gay people, according to a new profile of Pence published Monday in the New Yorker. Pence has been criticized for his far-right and homophobic views in the past. In the early '90s, he joined the Indiana Family Institute, a...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:15pm

Trump’s America: Danger! Danger! Rex Tillerson! Look Out Below!

So has Rex Tillerson been castrated or not? It’s never good when that’s the question people are asking about you. Republican Sen. Bob Corker was the one who first raised this painful possibility, charging that President Donald Trump had “publicly castrated” his own...

Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 6:51pm

'Morning Joe' co-host Joe Scarborough officially leaves Republican Party

MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough has officially left the Republican party. The "Morning Joe" anchor tweeted a photo of himself with an elections official in New Canaan, Connecticut on Thursday adding that he became an independent. Actually, that's New...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 5:00pm

Did Trump forget about Muslims when he said 'no religion would ever be targeted' at speech before hate group?

While addressing an anti-LGBT hate group on Friday, President Donald Trump claimed religious groups would never be targeted under his administration, but his track record tells a different story. Though it was his fourth time addressing the Family Research Council, an Evangelical organization that...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 4:04pm

After ripping kneeling NFL, Trump jokes during military ceremony honoring flag

President Donald Trump raged against NFL players who chose to take a knee during the national anthem, but on Wednesday, Trump joked about a time-honored tradition of the armed forces that is meant to show respect for the American flag. During Trump’s interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 3:31pm

Trump says he 'met with president of the Virgin Islands' (which is him)

President Trump made a rare understatement about the size of his portfolio Friday, when he said during a press conference that he had "met with the president of the Virgin Islands" on a trip to discuss recent hurricane damage. "I will tell you I left Texas and I left Florida and and...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 2:27pm

Top Bush aide tells the GOP 'it's time to panic'

Michael Gerson, a former aide to President George W. Bush and opinion writer for the Washington Post, wrote Friday morning “Republicans, it’s time to panic,” referring to President Trump’s fitness for office. Deputy assistant and director of speechwriting in the Bush...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 2:08pm

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has a special flag that flies when he's in the office

Showing up to work on horseback, displaying animal heads in his office, pressing commemorative coins with his name on them to give to visitors — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has been skewing a little closer to sitcom character than most members of the cabinet. True to form, Zinke has a...

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:47pm

White House lawyers eager for Mueller to interview Trump: Report

Donald Trump’s lawyers are open, perhaps eager, to have the president sit down for an interview regarding the Russia investigation with special counsel Robert Mueller, according to a report. A meeting with Mueller could dispel the allegations quicker and give the president another card to...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:36pm

Surprising no one, the NRA is against a bump stock ban after all

It turns out the NRA really isn’t in favor of gun control laws after all, the pro-gun rights organization came out Thursday against legislation that would ban bump stocks — the firearm accessory used by the gunman in the Las Vegas shooting. The Nation Rifle Association’s position...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:32pm

NRA comes out in favor of bump stock regulations in latest gun-control twist

In a move supported by the White House and Republican leadership, The NRA on Thursday said it was moving away from its usual staunch pro-Second Amendment stance, saying it is in favor of reviewing the regulations on bump stocks — the firearm accessory used by the gunman in the Las Vegas...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 4:35pm

Trump calls ex-CNN pundit fired for using a Nazi salute a 'good man'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday hailed a man who was fired from CNN for tweeting out a Nazi salute earlier this year. During his speech in Pennsylvania, Trump called ex-CNN commentator Jeffrey Lord a “good man.” “Hi, Jeffrey. The great Jeffrey Lord,” Trump said,...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 1:32pm

Ryan Zinke traveled to Vegas, ski resort, steakhouse on taxpayer dime

Another Trump cabinet official, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, is under investigation for mixing official business with pleasure after it was revealed he attended fundraisers at a weekend ski trip and Alaskan steakhouse. Cabinet officials’ travel has been under scrutiny since now-disgraced...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:41pm

The Foreman Forecast: The cynical flood

I try not to grow more cynical as each year passes, but I’m conscious and I live in D.C. – so that’s like trying to not get wet when you fall into a creek. Accordingly, the Harvey Weinstein saga has me swimming in cynicism. Weinstein is a Hollywood mogul who is a major donor and...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:01am

Trump often calls Hannity after his show: Report

President Donald Trump gives Sean Hannity a ring after his nightly show on Fox News a source close to the White House said, according to a recent report. “The president has started to call people more on the weekends, from the cellphone, which he didn’t used to do,” a source told...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 6:44pm

Rep. Al Green reads articles of impeachment against Trump on House floor

Rep. Al Green (D-TX) read an impeachment on the House floor Wednesday, saying that President Trump lacks fitness for the office and is undermining its integrity. "Enough is enough," he said, and argued that Trump should be removed from office under the 25th Amendment. Green pulled back...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 5:36pm

D.C. pharmacist provides Alzheimer's drugs for members of Congress, he says

A pharmacist in Washington, D.C. claims that he fills prescriptions for drugs that treat Alzheimer's Disease for members of Congress, STAT News reports. A writer for the Boston Globe subsidiary spent time shadowing Mike Kim, the owner of Grubb's Pharmacy. Founded in 1867, it sends up to...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 5:26pm

Zinke says if Confederate monuments removed, Native 'Indians' will complain next

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said if the government caves to leftist demands and has Confederate monuments removed it could lead to a “slippery slope” where next Native Americans will be calling for the removal of statues commemorating leaders who lead violence against their ancestors...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 5:19pm

Mensa wants to put President Trump and Rex Tillerson IQs to the test

President Donald Trump bragged on Tuesday that he would beat Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in an IQ test and Mensa says it’s time to prove it. Trump challenged Tillerson to a battle of the brains, so to speak, in an interview with Forbes published on Tuesday — Tillerson allegedly...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:43pm

Trump might get banned from his own dining room at Mar-a-Lago

From high-priced golf weekends to dining room selfies and not-so-private meetings with dignitaries, President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort has been a constant headache for the Trump administration, but sources say that could change in the upcoming season as White House staff strategizes...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:49am