China said to call off trade talks as tariff war escalates

China has canceled planned trade discussions with the United States as both sides escalate their dispute in the wake of a new round of tariffs, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. This week, President...

Faculty at Brett Kavanaugh’s Alma Mater Are Demanding Screeching Halt to His Confirmation

A number of faculty members at Yale Law School are demanding that the Senate Judiciary Committee pause confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court due to the attempted sexual assault allegation against him by...

Rubio gets mad at John Kerry for talking to Iran, forgets he signed Republicans’...

Former Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry, who has been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, has come under scrutiny from conservatives for his relationship with Iran. The Massachusetts Democrat told conservative talk...

Michael Cohen confirms cooperation against President Trump, says he is giving Mueller ‘critical information’

The fixer is pulling a fast one of his former boss. Michael Cohen tweeted and quickly deleted a third-person message Thursday night that confirmed his “critical” cooperation against President Trump in special counsel Robert Mueller’s...

Trump Ordered the Release of Sensitive Intelligence at Sean Hannity’s Request

On Monday, Donald Trump ordered the Justice Department to declassify highly sensitive materials related to an ongoing investigation into his own campaign and administration. Specifically, the president demanded the release of a variety of...

The Supreme Court Needs Term Limits

They would make the current system fairer — and tone down the intensity of the confirmation process. No other major democracy has lifetime appointments to its highest court. Only the United States does, and it...

History Will Remember Mitch McConnell as One of the Very Worst

The Senate Majority Leader is shameless in his disregard for democratic norms—and for shame itself. When the history of the lasting damage done to American democracy over the past three decades is finally written, Mitch...

Trump is ‘a symptom and not the cause’ of the trade war with China

Escalating trade tensions between the United States and China would have manifested with or without Donald Trump, experts said at the Singapore Summit on Saturday. While the U.S. president's "crazy" ways have worsened it, he's...

Ted Cruz Campaign is Mailing Donation Requests Disguised as Legal Summonses

Ted Cruz’s Texas Senatorial campaign has sent hundreds of thousands of mailers seeking donations that are meant to look like official county summons, a high-ranking campaign official confirmed to Newsweek. The brown envelopes read “SUMMONS...

Cohen talks with Mueller bode ominously for entire Trump family

Emily Jane Fox, senior reporter for Vanity Fair, talks with Rachel Maddow about her reporting that Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen, who is intimately familiar with the entire Trump family, has been...

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