The increasing Republican skittishness about Trump’s wall and the continuing government shutdown offers an instructive preview of how Donald Trump’s presidency is likely to end: when key Republican senators decide that Trump is more trouble than he’s worth. What’s new about this crisis is the increasing number of Republican defections. Politically, Trump’s obsession has backfired. […]

Lin-Manuel Miranda, who once said President Donald Trump was going to hell, is now calling him a natural liar. “Your occasional reminder that our current president lies as easy as you and I breathe air,” the “Hamilton” creator and star wrote Sunday on Twitter. “Every day, all day, reflexively.” Your occasional reminder that our current […]

President Donald Trump on Sunday quoted a man he once denounced as a “Hitler lover” to defend his plan to build a wall along the southern border. In a CNSNews column claiming Democrats were hoping to “reduce the number of white men” in the country, political commentator Pat Buchanan urged Trump to declare a national emergency and use […]

In a heated round of negotiations over his demands for $5.7 billion to build a border wall, President Donald Trump allegedly berated acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney as he tried to work a deal. According to Axios, which broke the story Sunday citing sources present at the Jan. 4 meeting in the White House […]

SAN ANTONIO ― Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro officially announced a run for the White House on Saturday, becoming one of the first fully committed candidates in what is expected to become a crowded contest for the 2020 Democratic nomination. “So many journeys for me and my family have started right here,” Castro […]

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the first major Democratic candidate to announce a challenge to President Donald Trump, had only been in Iowa for a few hours when she laid down a marker with implications for every other Democrat who might run for president in 2020. “We ought to be building a […]

While thousands of workers remain furloughed or forced to work without pay as the government shutdown surpasses week three, the victims aren’t only human ― they’re environmental. Facing a huge staffing shortage, Joshua Tree National Park employees are unable to police the land, which spans nearly 800,000 acres of Southern California. Now, workers have noticed […]

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson used Instagram on Friday to “set the record straight” after U.K. tabloid the Daily Star published an alleged interview with him in which he “raged” about “Generation Snowflake.” The wrestler-turned-actor said the interview ― which was featured on the front page, was dubbed an “exclusive chat” and subsequently went viral online […]

“The Daily Show” is here for folks who want to change the narrative on the ongoing partial government shutdown. Trevor Noah’s team on Friday released its own spoof version of the “Black Mirror” movie “Bandersnatch,” the choose-your-own-adventure movie that was released on Netflix late December. The parody, titled “Bordersnatch,” sadly isn’t interactive. But it’s still […]

President Donald Trump won’t compromise on his insistence for a border wall because he doesn’t want to be called a “fraud and a weenie” by conservative scold Ann Coulter, MSNBC news host Stephanie Ruhle disdainfully declared Thursday. She was responding to conservative commentator Charlie Sykes’ belief that Trump really doesn’t want a “deal … or […]

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