Trump’s verbal agreements with Russia and North Korea are ‘unprecedented’ and ‘dangerous’

It’s hard to believe that it has not yet been a week since President Donald Trump shared a stage with Russian President Vladimir Putin to give the press a taste of what they had discussed behind closed doors in their Helsinki meeting — and, since then,…

Senators detail how Russian hackers targeted American military families

While much of the focus on Russian interference efforts over the past week has centered on the latest revelations about hacking and infiltration of the National Rifle Association (NRA), a letter written by a pair of senators highlights a different, potentially far darker strain of…

GOP candidate for Arizona state Senate who killed his mother supports ‘good guys’ with guns

A state Senate candidate in Arizona who shot and killed his mother said last week at a forum that he supports “good guys” with guns. “You can pass all the laws you want to in this world, and when you’ve got somebody out there that…

Area stable genius says no one talks about England right after country riotously celebrates England

On his state visit to the U.K. this week, President Trump took some time to speak to The Sun newspaper and reminded everyone why the British consider him to be the smartest and most bigly respected president ever. “You don’t hear the word ‘England’ as much…

D.C. Council takes step toward overturning ballot measure that eliminates two-tier wage system

This week, the majority of the D.C. Council supported a repeal of Initiative 77. Initiative 77 is the ballot measure voters approved in June that eliminates the tipped minimum wage and would gradually phase out the tipped workers’ minimum wage, so that by 2026, all…

Trump administration has only reunited four immigrant kids under the age of 5 with their families

Government lawyers stated in a court filing this week that the Trump administration had only reunited four children under the age of 5 with their families, out of the 102 separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months. The practice of separating…

Republicans downplay election interference after visit to Russia

Last week, the Senate Intelligence Committee confirmed the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia, under the direction of its president Vladimir Putin, interfered in the 2016 American election to help Donald Trump. Then a British woman died after being exposed to the same deadly nerve…

Woman in hospice dies after utility company cuts the power to her oxygen tank

A New Jersey woman died last week after the utility company cut off the power to her home, rendering useless the oxygen tank she needed to breathe. Linda Daniels, 68, was in hospice care. Her family told local media they used a smaller oxygen reserve…

A fourth wrestler comes forward to accuse Rep. Jim Jordan of doing nothing to stop sexual abuse

A week ago, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) was a likely successor to retiring Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) for the top leadership position in the congressional Republican caucus. Now, he’s facing calls for his resignation after allegations surfaced this week that he willfully ignored sexual abuse…