John Dean, one of the central figures in the Watergate scandal, said that even Former President Richard Nixon would say President Donald Trump is "going too far," in response to the New York Times report saying that Trump wanted to order the DOJ to prosecute James Comey and Hillary Clinton.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 10:35 pm
It's Thanksgiving again. And yet again, families will gather around the dinner table to talk turkey, football ... and politics. I hope that as we do, we try to keep things in perspective.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 9:48 pm
The US Air Force conducted its first so-called "elephant walk" drill using F-35 fighter jets Monday, launching dozens of aircraft in a condensed period as part of what the service called a "combat power exercise" at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 9:47 pm
Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith posed with Confederate artifacts in photos from 2014 that emerged Tuesday, the latest in a series of controversial moments for the freshman Republican senator who is facing a run-off. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 9:00 pm
President Donald Trump told the top White House lawyer in April that he wanted to order federal prosecutions of Hillary Clinton and James Comey, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 8:46 pm
The calls came fast, all with the same question: Is it true you are funded by George Soros? I was dismayed. I run a national racial justice organization, and a story had just broken that named us in a controversy. The New York Times reported that Facebook had sought to deflect blame for its role in empowering far right hate speech by, in fact, employing a right-wing media company to spread a soft, sanitized version of that same hate speech. And instead of holding Facebook accountable for that, these reporters just wanted me to confirm whether Soros was a funder.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 7:59 pm
The fiction that Donald Trump is a "counter-puncher" is getting a workout as his defenders try to justify the President's attacks on everyone from US Rep. Adam Schiff ("little Adam Schitt") to the special counsel Robert Mueller ("gone absolutely nuts.") The myth holds that Trump is a tough guy who fights back. In fact, he is a fragile man running out of safe places to hide.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 1:47 pm
Does Nancy Pelosi have the votes?
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 12:46 pm
"There are old demons which are coming back to the surface," French President Emmanuel Macron warned during a speech marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, reminding us that the ethnic nationalism that sparked devastating global wars in the 20th century remains a threat of potentially monstrous proportions.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 12:34 pm
Though the 2018 election opened intriguing opportunities in the Sun Belt, new data suggest the shortest path back to the White House for Democrats may be through the three Rust Belt swing states that President Donald Trump dislodged from the "blue wall" two years ago.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 11:12 am
Getting excited to eat your mother's roast turkey, your uncle's stuffing and your sister's famous green bean casserole?
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 9:24 am