Here’s the problem with Trump trying to change the rules on how often corporations report earnings

Ten days after meeting with over a dozen CEOs of major American corporations, President Donald Trump announced on Friday he has an idea he claimed would make “business (jobs) even better.” But his proposal, if enacted, could have huge ramifications for consumers, transparency, and the…

Abdul El-Sayed’s campaign to prove Democratic Socialism can win in the Midwest

Days after Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez toppled Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) — a 10-year party boss and likely candidate for next House Speaker — in his May primary, some establishment Democrats argued her unabashedly socialist platform couldn’t win over voters outside the district. “They made a choice…

Republican lawmaker’s connections to lawyer who introduced NRA to Russia under scrutiny

Five days ago, the Tennessee Democratic Party stated emphatically that in 2012 Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) met with Alexander Torshin, a now-sanctioned Russian official at the heart of Russia’s efforts to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA). Blackburn, who is currently running for Tennessee’s open Senate seat,…

Caught in brazen lie, Trump rewrites transcript of Cohen tape to fit his own alternate reality

Just days before the 2016 presidential election, The Wall Street Journal broke news that the National Enquirer’s parent company, American Media Inc. (AMI), had purchased the rights to the story of a former Playboy model, Karen McDougal, who claimed she had an affair with Donald Trump. The…

This California district has been red for over 20 years. Katie Hill could change that.

SANTA CLARITA, CALIFORNIA — On a blisteringly hot Saturday morning in June, 10 days after 30-year-old Katie Hill emerged as the Democratic party’s candidate to unseat Republican Steve Knight for California’s 25th Congressional district, dozens of her supporters gathered at the campaign’s cramped headquarters in…

The Beltway news cycle is burying the horrifying details of the Ohio State sex abuse scandal

It’s been 20 days since reports first surfaced about Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) ignoring allegations of sexual abuse when he was an assistant coach for the Ohio State wrestling team. Because of the trumped-up nature of these modern times, most reporters who are tied to…

U.S. NATO allies brace for Trump tirade in Brussels

President Donald Trump is flying out to Belgium on Tuesday for two days of NATO meetings, and if member states — and U.S. allies — were under the impression that he might be rethinking the antagonistic strategy he unleashed during June’s G7 summit in Italy,…

LOL WINNING: North Korea Upgrading Nuclear Facilities

–Days after Donald Trump claimed victory in his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, new reports claim that North Korea continues to upgrade and expand its nuclear research facilities https://www.38north.org/2018/06/yongbyon062618/ http://thehill.com/policy/international/394326-satellite-images-show-north-korea-upgrading-nuclear-research-facility https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/27/north-korea-making-rapid-improvements-to-nuclear-reactor-despite-tru.html -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Follow David on…

Destroying the Foundations of U.S. Foreign Policy

In the span of just a few days in June, President Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to refuse to sign onto a statement of the G-7 leaders as well as the first sitting American president to meet with a North Korean leader. These…