Can Trump Pardon Himself?

There are reports that Donald Trump has asked his advisers whether he has the power to pardon himself as a way out of any Russia problems that might result in criminal charges. So that raises the rather obvious question: Can he do that? The answer is not entirely clear. … [Read more...]

Sean Spicer’s Greatest Hit

Okay, in retrospect this is a really funny clip. It's Sean Spicer, less than three weeks before Trump was sworn in, giving advice to those who want to do his job as press secretary. And the one thing you can't do, he says, is lie to the press. Seriously. … [Read more...]

Scaramucci: Trump a ‘Hack Politician’ and ‘Anti-American’

Anthony Scaramucci has been angling for a job under Trump since he took office and it looks like he's going to be the new White House Communications Director despite no experience at all for that job. But a year ago he called Trump a "hack politician" who was "anti-American" for criticizing hedge fund managers. … [Read more...]

Mueller Not Backing Down on Trump Financial Investigation

The day after Donald Trump sent a warning shot across the bow of Special Councel Robert Mueller about investigating his finances or that of his family, Bloomberg News reported that Mueller is expanding the investigation to include those very things. … [Read more...]

Kushner Again Has to Revise His Official Filings

We already know that Trump adviser Jared Kushner has had to revise his filings for a security clearance at least three times, adding more than a hundred contacts with foreign officials. Now the Washington Post reports that he also had to revise his documentation on financial holdings. … [Read more...]

WaPo: Sessions Talked to Russian Ambassador About the Campaign

First Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he never met with any Russian officials during the campaign. Then he admitted that he did, but they didn't talk about the campaign. Now the Washington Post reports that the Russian Ambassador told his superiors that they talked about the campaign. … [Read more...]

Spicey, We Hardly Knew Ye

Sean Spicer resigned as White House Press Secretary on Friday morning, reportedly furious that Trump hired Anthony Scaramucci to be White House Communications Director, and thus Spicer's boss. Funny, isn't it, that after six months of swallowing Trump's crap, that's the thing that made him resign? … [Read more...]

Deutsche Bank Agrees to Turn Over Trump Documents

This may explain why Trump tried to warn Special Counsel Robert Mueller against looking into his finances a couple nights ago in a New York Times interview. After initially refusing to turn over documents on their dealings with Trump, Deutsche Bank has agreed to do so. … [Read more...]

Trump Legal Team Spokesman Resigns

Mark Corallo, the spokesman for Donald Trump's team of private attorneys defending him on the Russia investigations, has resigned after only a few weeks on the job because he found it pretty much impossible to do that job with all the infighting and lack of communication. … [Read more...]

Trump Trying to Find Ways to Delegitimize Mueller

Both the Washington Post and the New York Times are reporting that Trump and his attorneys are searching for anything they can find to cast aspersions on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and undermine his investigation, particularly alleged conflicts of interest. … [Read more...]

NRA Goes Full-On White Supremacist

Ever since Grant Stinchfield took over as a host of NRA TV, the gun rights group has moved closer and closer to outright white supremacy in its public positions. A recent show provides a perfect example as he and a guest said that Black Lives Matter wants to murder white families. … [Read more...]

Trump is the Most Dishonest President Ever

During last year's campaign, Donald Trump distinguished himself as the most dishonest candidate by a country mile, lying about virtually everything. He has continued that pattern in the White House, as the Washington Post's factcheckers call him "the most fact-challenged politician that The Fact Checker has ever encountered." … [Read more...]