Tensions rising between Mueller, Manafort over level of cooperation: Sources

Talks between Special Counsel Robert Mueller and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have grown increasingly tense over Manafort’s apparent lack of cooperation with the investigation, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. Prosecutors… Read More

Matthew Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General: Three Lingering Questions

President Trump, acting under the Federal Vacancies Reform Act (FVRA), has appointed Matthew Whitaker, formerly the chief of staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, to serve as acting attorney general. There has been widespread coverage… Read More

Retiring GOP Congressman: Trump Mocking Defeated Republicans Like ‘Dancing on Somebody’s Grave’

Retiring Rep. Ryan Costello bristled that the president would chide Republicans who did not campaign on his support and lost their midterm races, likening it to “dancing on somebody’s grave.” “It’s highly inappropriate, and it’s… Read More

“We’ll Be Further Apart as a Country”: Trump, the Midterm Elections, and Why the Really Crazy Times May Just Be Beginning

The results of the 2018 midterm elections were both predictable and predicted, although that wasn’t necessarily how it seemed when #Nancy Pelosi started Election Day by telling reporters that Democrats would absolutely win control of… Read More