‘Moderate’ Susan Collins sides with Trump on family separation

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) is regarded as one of the most moderate members of her party. She has been lauded by the left for her “talking stick” and perceived willingness to break with her party at a time when Republicans are increasingly being compared to…

Trump accidentally admits everything he’s been saying about North Korea’s nukes is a lie

On Sunday morning, President Trump explained why he agreed to halt joint military exercises with South Korea during his meeting in Singapore with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. “Holding back the ‘war games’ during the negotiations was my request because they are VERY EXPENSIVE…

Bannon claims Martin Luther King, Jr. would love what Trump has done for minorities

Steve Bannon — former presidential advisor, noted white supremacist, failed GOP strategist, conspiracy peddler, and now friendless, haggard gadfly of a private citizen — is speaking in public again. He appeared on television Sunday to make some egregiously false claims in support of President Donald Trump. On…

Conway attacks Dems for not stopping Trump’s family separation policy months before he enacted it

During a Meet The Press interview on Sunday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway attacked Democrats for not making a fuss about the Trump administration’s policy of separation immigrant children from their parents when they cross the border back in January, when Trump held a bipartisan…

Migrants finally land in Spain after other ports turned them away

Hundreds of migrants have landed in Spain after more than a week sailing in search of a friendly port. Italy’s government had turned away the 630 migrants, including pregnant women, children, and people needing medical care, who had been rescued from rubber dinghies off the coast…

1 dead, 22 injured in shooting at New Jersey art festival

An art festival in Trenton, New Jersey was interrupted by a hail of gunfire on Sunday morning. Officials said the suspected gunman was killed during the shooting and 22 people were injured, including a child and a 13-year-old who is in “extremely critical condition.” At…

Trump uses his weekly address to lie to the public about immigrants

President Donald Trump isn’t backing away from his administration’s brutal campaign against immigrants, using his weekly taped address to conflate immigrant children with gang members, to blame Democrats for abetting “slaughter,” and to suggest that middle school kids are “animals.” “Americans must demand their lawmakers…

Texas Democrat leads Father’s Day march on tent city where migrant kids are separated from families

While House speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) continues to face criticism for a tone-deaf tweet, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) is spending Father’s Day leading a march on Tornillo, Texas, where the Trump administration plans to hold 360 migrant children, many of whom were forcibly separated from…

Minneapolis police regularly used ‘date rape drug’ on people in custody, report finds

Police in Minneapolis asked medical responders to inject people with ketamine, a powerful sedative, even if they were already restrained in handcuffs or strapped to a gurney, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The newspaper, which obtained a copy of the city’s civil rights review on…

Trump attacks media over viral photo that was actually shared by Merkel

On Friday and again on Sunday, President Trump attacked the media for the way the contentious G7 summit in Canada was covered. “I have a great relationship with Angela Merkel of Germany, but the Fake News Media only shows the bad photos (implying anger) of…