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Trump tweets racist attacks at progressive Democratic congresswomen

Trump tweets racist attacks at progressive Democratic congresswomen

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump used racist language on Sunday to attack progressive Democratic congresswomen, falsely implying they weren’t natural-born American citizens. Trump implied in the series of tweets that the congresswomen weren’t born in...
U.S. Appeals Court: Trump Cannot Block Twitter Followers

U.S. Appeals Court: Trump Cannot Block Twitter Followers

In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment forbids Trump from using Twitter’s “blocking” function to limit access to his account, which is otherwise open to the public. The...
Stelter: Trump is still being graded on a curve too often

Stelter: Trump is still being graded on a curve too often

New York (CNN Business)A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Examples: During Trump’s travels in Asia, he repeatedly praised autocrats, leading Jim Acosta to ask,...
Tragic father-daughter photo is a moral stain on Trump’s America

Tragic father-daughter photo is a moral stain on Trump’s America

(CNN)Angie Valeria had not celebrated her second birthday when she drowned on Sunday, grasping her father as they tried to reach the United States. The picture of tiny Valeria, face down, with her arm still around her dead father’s neck, has become the...
Trump and Biden tap same theme: Why are you so obsessed with me?

Trump and Biden tap same theme: Why are you so obsessed with me?

Washington (CNN)Neither President Donald Trump nor his front-running Democratic foil could seem to believe it. In the end, it was Biden who singled out Trump more often by name — 35 times, according to CNN’s count — compared to 15 mentions of Biden...
Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest

Tornadoes and worse hit the states corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten a very big impact The sun is finally shining in Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ground is sodden. Storms and worse have swept the corn belt this...
Trump Gets GOP Pushback On Plan To Lay Off Federal Workers

Trump Gets GOP Pushback On Plan To Lay Off Federal Workers

Senate Majority Leader Wednesday urging Cabinet members not to shutter a third of the nation’s Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers, which train underprivileged youth in jobs that help protect America’s public lands. In his own letter to the same...
Trump visit divides crowds at the palace

Trump visit divides crowds at the palace

“You’re leaders over here and we’re leaders in our part of the world – this visit should make us both stronger,” he said. Image caption Tony and Jennifer Holdcroft, from Stoke, were unimpressed with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s...
Trump arrives in Japan eager for flattery and pomp

Trump arrives in Japan eager for flattery and pomp

Tokyo (CNN)President Donald Trump arrived in Japan on Saturday eager for a visit salted with flattery and pomp particularly as he escapes a hostile political environment back home. The state visit will provide an altogether more pleasant vibe than in Washington, where...
The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule

NEW YORK – The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and municipalities in...
Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors

Trump the property baron feels right at home in speech to realtors

Real estate agents embraced the president as one of their own, with cheers and whistles but also boos when he admitted not paying brokers their percentage When Donald Trump addresses coalminers, farmers or Christian evangelicals, even ardent supporters would find it...
Trump pardons fraudster Conrad Black after glowing biography

Trump pardons fraudster Conrad Black after glowing biography

Former media mogul who owned Daily Telegraph spent more than three years in prison Donald Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, the former media mogul who owned the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator before being jailed for fraud, shortly after he wrote a book praising the...
Republican Senators Souring On Trump’s Fed Pick Stephen Moore

Republican Senators Souring On Trump’s Fed Pick Stephen Moore

Donald Trump’s nominee for the criticism that the economic commentator is unfit for the job.  called out as a partisan pick more known for promoting conservative fiscal policy than for having any economic expertise.  his long history of flubbing...
Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a ‘Useful Idiot’

Mueller Makes It Clear: Trump Was Worse Than a ‘Useful Idiot’

Back in January, approximately 1,000 Robert Mueller news cycles ago, I argued that given the arc of the special counsel Russia probe, it’d be embarrassing for Donald Trump if he weren’t an agent of the Russian intelligence: “We’ve reached a...