Saudí Paying Off Trump Through His Hotels

The Trump International Hotel in Manhattan saw a sharp increase in revenue during the first quarter, thanks in part to a visit from Saudi Arabia’s crown prince. The hotel’s general manager wrote in a May 15 letter obtained by The Washington Post that revenue from…

Right-wing figures urge Trump aides to carry guns, supporters to stake out restaurant

The nation’s immigration debate took a sharp turn Monday as right-wing figures called on Trump administration officials to start carrying firearms and encouraged their supporters to stake out a controversial restaurant. The calls came after a week of heavy criticism over the administration’s policy of separating…

Trump Officially Wants Back In TPP

President Trump, in a sharp reversal, told a gathering of farm-state lawmakers and governors on Thursday morning that the United States was looking into rejoining a multicountry trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a deal he pulled out of days after assuming the presidency….

Missouri lawmakers told they’ll lose donors unless they support embattled governor

State lawmakers in Missouri claim they’ve been threatened with a sharp decrease in donations unless they actively support embattled Gov. Eric Greitens (R), who has been charged with photographing a woman while she was naked and using the image to threaten her with blackmail. Greitens…

How to make sense of all of Trump’s statements on Syria this week

President Donald Trump’s lack of a strategy in Syria was put into sharp focus this past week when he repeatedly called for U.S. troops to leave the county, against the recommendations of his security advisors. At a rally in Ohio last week, Trump surprised the…