President Trump

Psychiatrist Bandy Lee, editor of 'Dangerous Case,' says Trump mental health getting worse

A Yale psychiatry professor who has been tracking President Trump's mental health says it is getting worse. Bandy Lee, editor of "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump," a collection of writing by 27 mental-health professionals concerned about Trump's mental state, says she wasn...

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:09pm

Dog the Bounty Hunter is tracking Pennsylvania man who threatened Trump

Dog the Bounty Hunter might not have a hit television show anymore, but he’s still hunting down the bad guys. His focus right now? A Pennsylvania man who threatened to shoot President Donald Trump. Shawn Richard Christy, 26, is on the run after he posted Facebook threats focused on John M....

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:50pm

What happens if Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation is blocked?

Early Friday, as negotiations continued for a potential Senate hearing on accusations that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman when they were in high school, Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination looked increasingly uncertain. Not necessarily imperiled, but far from the slam-dunk it...

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 1:32am

Trump's new China tariffs will raise consumer prices on these items

President Trump's latest round of tariffs on goods imported from China could raise prices for consumers as soon as next week. On Monday, the White House announced that Trump's proposed 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports would go into effect on Sept. 21, then increase to...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:00pm

Trump says hurricane 'one of the wettest we've seen, from the standpoint of water'

President Trump went viral Wednesday with his up-to-the-minute assessment of Hurricane Florence. “This is a tough hurricane, one of the wettest we’ve ever seen from the standpoint of water,” he said. “Rarely have we had an experience like it, and it certainly is not good....

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 6:24pm

This fake news art show will teach you to be a better American

A gun whose barrel is twisted into the word “peace” perfectly captures how the idea of fake news took hold. Nothing will ever convince gun owners that banning guns would make us safer, even as gun control advocates have facts on their side: Every country that’s banned them has...

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 10:04pm

#MAGA man interrupts Broadway's Frozen, gets trolled by actor

A supporter of President Donald Trump interrupted a performance of Frozen the Musical on Broadway, but it was the show’s wise troll who ended up trolling him. A real troll getting trolled by a fake troll is pretty much on par for this Mad Hatter’s tea party of a year we call 2018. As...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 3:42pm

NY to sue President Trump for failing to help Puerto Rico

On Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that NY would be suing President Trump for failing to help the people of Puerto Rico following the devasting effects of Hurricane Maria. According to the New York Post, Cuomo made the announcement while speaking at Heavenly Vision Christian Center, a...

Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 7:10pm

SCAR Act demands info on separated children

Immigration activists and local faith leaders joined Sen. Brian Benjamin on Wednesday to introduce new legislation to address the crisis of separated children spurred by the Trump administration’s immigration policies. The Separated Children Accountability Response Act, also called the SCAR...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 2:42pm

Restaurants are no longer safe spaces for Trump allies

Being a political figure comes with an expectation of criticism in America, whether from newspaper columnists or Saturday Night Live impressions. But the anger building over the current Republican-controlled administration’s immigration and climate change policies (to name just two) is making...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:15am

Alex Jones starts a war: The best #secondcivilwarletters tweets

It's July 3, 2018. America is less than halfway through President Donald Trump's term, and Democrats are realizing that Russia meddling in our elections will not be the most outrageous scandal our country will have to endure before it's done.  Right-wing conspiracy theorist and...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 8:20pm

The Foreman Forecast: Danger on the Border

All tortoises are turtles, but only some turtles are tortoises. You’ve probably encountered this aphorism and if you are even passingly familiar with reptiles and the order of Testudines you understand what it means. Tortoises are generally turtles that live on dry land, while turtles that...

Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 9:05pm

What are tender age shelters?

More than 2,200 children have been separated from their parents under President Trump’s "zero-tolerance" immigration policy. The children of undocumented immigrants are sent to child care centers when their parents are federally detained. Three of those shelters in Texas are...

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 12:32pm

Donald Trump Jr. boasts about the GOP being a Trump cult

In response to a Republican senator's criticism that the GOP has become a cult of Trump, Donald Trump Jr. agreed. "It’s becoming a cultish thing, isn’t it?" said Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) on Wednesday morning, expressing frustration with the party's unwillingness to...

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 4:45pm

Trump holds Celebration of America event in lieu of Eagles celebration

United States President Donald Trump stood proudly with his hand over his heart, while mouthing the words to the National Anthem at the White House on Tuesday afternoon. It was the kind of kickoff he wanted for the “Celebration of America” event, which replaced the canceled Philadelphia...

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 5:05pm

Trolls, rejoice! Judge rules President Trump can't block people on Twitter anymore

Blocked by President Donald Trump on Twitter? Your nightmare will good be over, because a judge ruled that Trump and his aides cannot block naysayers on the social media site. The reason: People have a right under the First Amendment to get information — and express opinions — to...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 5:19pm

Did Jane Goodall compare Donald Trump to a gorilla?

A meme that started making the rounds after French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the White House has people giving a big thumbs up a renowned primatologist. The meme shows President Trump brushing something — likely dandruff — off Macron’s suit along with a Jane...

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 12:35pm

Manhattan judge rules bar was allowed to throw out man in MAGA hat

If you get kicked out of a bar while wearing a “Make America Great Again hat,” don’t cry religious discrimination. A Manhattan judge threw out a case this week in which a man alleged that an East Village bar illegally discriminated against him by kicking him out when he was...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:31pm

Here are all the bizarre Stormy Daniels sketch theories so far

On "The View" yesterday, Stormy Daniels and attorney Michael Avenatti revealed a composite sketch of the man the adult film star says threatened her and her daughter in 2011 to keep the alleged affair with President Trump — that she claims (and he denies) happened five years prior...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 5:23pm

Stormy Daniels plans to donate NDA money to Planned Parenthood

If Stormy Daniels wins her defamation case, she will reportedly donate the $130,000 from the NDA regarding the alleged 2006 Trump affair to Planned Parenthood. And who will this donation be attributed to? Trump and long-time lawyer Michael Cohen. This is signifant (and significantly ironic)...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 3:23pm