Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets Michael Cohen to admit under oath that Trump committed tax fraud

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grilled Michael Cohen on Donald Trump’s finances on Wednesday, getting the president’s former “fixer” to admit that Trump often devalued his assets to avoid paying taxes. “To your knowledge, was the president interested...

Warren Buffett says the wealthy are ‘undertaxed’ compared to the rest of the US...

"As we get more specialized, the rich will get richer. The question is: How do you take care of a guy who is a wonderful citizen whose father died in Normandy and just doesn't...

Reminder: Democrats Can Now Get Their Hands on Trump’s Taxes

The tax returns the president doesn’t want anyone to see are within reach. Donald Trump broke with many political norms while running for president, chief among them the long-standing tradition of releasing his tax returns...

Tribalism Isn’t Our Democracy’s Main Problem. The Conservative Movement Is.

A pernicious force was hollowing out American democracy. It had neutered Congress, and lobotomized the electorate. Lawmakers had become incapable of taking action on many of the day’s most pressing issues — and voters...

Trump Wants To Cut Taxes For Middle Income Earners ‘Before November’ Despite Deficit

Middle income earners have been teased with the prospect of lower taxes after comments from U.S. President Donald Trump. His administration has been criticized for introducing tax cuts that analysts say only benefit the very...

Rod Rosenstein says the Russia probe has uncovered a widespread Russian effort to meddle...

United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein, left, with Maj. David Engel of the Baltimore City Police Department, appear at a news conference Friday, Sept. 29, 2006, in Baltimore. Arms...

Almost 350 news outlets to publish editorials denouncing Trump’s ‘dirty war’ on press

Participation comes after a push organized by the Boston Globe to run coordinated editorials against Trump’s attacks on the media Nearly 350 news organizations are set to publish editorials on Thursday pushing back against Donald...

Alex Jones threatens to shoot Robert Mueller in his latest video. YouTube seems fine...

Alex Jones, the conspiracy-peddling online commentator, mimes shooting Robert Mueller in his latest online video, and says the US special prosecutor is going to “get it,” actions that appear to violate YouTube’s policy on...

Kim’s Still Got His Nukes, and Hasn’t Returned Our Heroes

The Putin-Trump summit diverted attention from Korean issues, but they raise profound questions about what Trump gives away to get what he claims are triumphs of statecraft. Remember North Korea? Remember those nukes and missiles...

Credit card super-users take a $330 million bite out of JP Morgan’s revenue

Savvy credit-card users have forced J.P. Morgan Chase to pony up more in rewards payments than the bank originally projected. Buried in an otherwise positive second-quarter earnings report Friday, in which the bank announced a...

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