GOP Senate candidate compares voting against Trump to cheating on spouse

Rep. Kevin CramerKevin John CramerRepublicans prepare to punt on next COVID-19 relief bill GOP senators introduce resolution opposing calls to defund the police Trump tweets spark fresh headache for Republicans MORE (R-N.D.) on Wednesday likened voting against President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down […]

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Poll: Ex-GOP lawmaker who pleaded guilty to felony leads Trump-backed candidate in NY

Former Rep. Michael Grimm (N.Y.) is leading the GOP primary for his old seat against Trump-endorsed incumbent Rep. Dan Donovan (N.Y.) by 10 points, according to a Sienna College poll released on Monday. Forty-seven percent of voters in the survey said they would vote for Grimm in the June 26 primary, while only 37 percent of voters said they would vote for […]

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With Fresh Threats to Investigate or Oust Mueller, Critics Warn Trump Approaching 'Red Line'

Former White House ethics attorney Walter Shaub sounded alarms Friday in response to growing calls on the political right, and rumblings from within the White House, for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to be ousted amid suggestions that bias is tainting the investigation into alleged Russian interference in last year’s election and possible Trump campaign collusion […]

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'Stop Using Our Young People As Leverage': Trump Slammed for DACA Remarks Ahead of Immigration Talks

President Donald Trump was slammed by immigrant rights advocates and Democrats in Congress on Tuesday for declaring that “activists and Hispanics” would be “falling in love” with him and Republicans despite offering no coherent evidence for such a prediction. Ahead of a Wednesday meeting at the White House to discuss reinstating Deferred Action for Childhood […]

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GOP Tax Scam Loophole Would Let Corporations Reap Billions More in Tax Avoidance

While U.S. businesses have lauded the new tax law forced through by congressional Republicans and signed by President Donald Trump last month—which slashes the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent—tax experts are warning that thanks to a loophole in the law, some companies may have more cause for celebration.  Previously, U.S. law allowed companies to avoid […]

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While Focused on Current Fights, Sanders Quietly Talked 2020 With Campaign Team

Despite his resistance to publicly discussing the 2020 presidential race, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) privately met with key members of his campaign team during the #TrumpShutdown last weekend to discuss his potential bid for the nation’s highest office, several Democratic insiders told Politico. Sources said the campaign team’s main message to Sanders was clear: “You […]

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