Is Turkey Already Blackmailing Trump?

There's a new article coming out in Newsweek by Kurt Eichenwald, who has done so much brilliant reporting on Donald Trump over the last year and a half, that quite plausibly suggests that Turkey may already be blackmailing Trump through his financial interests to get an imam extradited. … [Read more...]

Trump: Nobody Knows if Global Warming is Real

Donald Trump uses a tactic very familiar to those of us who have dealt with creationists and global warming deniers by declaring that "nobody really knows" if global warming is happening or not. And if nobody knows, there's no reason to do anything! … [Read more...]

Trump Again Uses Presidency to Help His Business

As his sycophants keep telling us that we can trust Trump not to do anything wrong with any conflicts of interest between his positions as president and as a businessman, he keeps proving that he can't be trusted in that regard. The latest example: … [Read more...]

Meet Your New Treasury Secretary

Self-declared "populist" Donald Trump has nominated a Goldman Sachs partner, George Soros-associated Hollywood and Wall Street elitist to be the next secretary of the treasury. Steven Mnuchin was also the national finance chair for Trump's campaign. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Mysterious Tweet About Conflicts of Interest

Early Wednesday morning, Donald Trump tweeted that he would be holding a press conference on Dec. 15th to announce a plan to "leav[e] my great business in total" to resolve the rather obvious conflicts of interest he faces as a president with global business interests. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Endless Conflicts of Interest

The New York Times has an article looking at some of the virtually endless number of potential conflicts of interest in being president and having his children run his business while he (wink, wink) doesn't know anything about it. This story speaks volumes: … [Read more...]

Krauthammer: Only Complete Divestment Can Stop Trump’s Conflicts of Interest

First the Wall Street Journal, now conservative icon Charles Krauthammer is calling on Donald Trump to completely divest himself of his assets and put the money in a blind trust in order to avoid the inevitable conflicts of interest that will arise. … [Read more...]

Wall St. Journal: Trump Must Liquidate His Assets

The Rupert Murdoch-owned Wall Street Journal, a stalwart of the conservative media, has published an editorial calling on Donald Trump to sell off all of his assets and put the money into a true blind trust to avoid serious conflicts of interest. … [Read more...]

Fischer: Government Employees Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Vote

Bryan Fischer is making the utterly vile and ridiculous argument that anyone who works for the government should not be allowed to vote because they have a conflict of interest. I'm sure the soldiers fighting overseas will be happy to hear they can't vote. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Huge Conflicts of Interest — And He Admitted To It

Donald Trump's refusal to put his business interests under the control of a trustee who does not report to him but to have his children run the businesses instead raises some huge conflicts of interest, especially since he also plans to have them be unpaid advisers to his administration. … [Read more...]

Trump Already Trying to Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement

He isn't even president yet, but Donald Trump, who bizarrely believes that global warming is a hoax invented by China to destroy the American economy, is already looking for ways to void this country's involvement in the Paris climate accords. … [Read more...]

Trump’s Fake Anti-Establishment Con

Most of the people who voted for Trump did so largely because they believed he was truly anti-establishment, that he would go to Washington and "drain the swamp" or corrupt politicians taking payoffs from lobbyists and be a new and totally different kind of Republican president. They got punked. … [Read more...]