• Trump administration to ban TikTok app downloads starting Sunday: report

    Trump administration to ban TikTok app downloads starting Sunday: report

    The Trump administration will issue an order banning Americans from downloading TikTok as the video-sharing app rushes to seal a deal with US software giant Oracle, a new report says. The Friday order from the US Commerce Department will ban Apple and Google from offering TikTok — along with another Chinese-owned app, WeChat — on …
  • White House sex scandals were a thing long before Bill Clinton

    White House sex scandals were a thing long before Bill Clinton

    The president was inside a closet just off the Oval Office with a random blond woman when his wife appeared in the hallway just outside. Suspicious that something was up, the wife demanded entry into his office. The Secret Service agent standing guard, however, refused, telling the missus she’d have to go around to the …
  • Trump Wasn’t Suggesting Voters ‘Do Anything Unlawful’ In Remarks About Voting Twice, White House Says

    Trump Wasn’t Suggesting Voters ‘Do Anything Unlawful’ In Remarks About Voting Twice, White House Says

    White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said President Trump was not encouraging anyone to “do anything unlawful” when he suggested on Wednesday that voters should test election security by voting once by mail and again in person. “The president is not suggesting anyone do anything unlawful. What he said very clearly there is make sure …
  • Kellyanne Conway Leaving White House to Focus on Family

    Kellyanne Conway Leaving White House to Focus on Family

    White House counselor Kellyanne Conway announced Sunday that she is leaving the White House at the end of the month, citing a need to focus on her children. Her husband George Conway also said he will be stepping back from The Lincoln Project. “I will be transitioning from the White House at the end of …
  • Senate Intel Committee Concludes Russia Took Advantage of ‘Inexperienced’ Trump Team, FBI Gave Steele Dossier Too Much ‘Credence’

    Senate Intel Committee Concludes Russia Took Advantage of ‘Inexperienced’ Trump Team, FBI Gave Steele Dossier Too Much ‘Credence’

    The Senate Intelligence Committee released the fifth and final volume of its report on the Russia investigation on Tuesday, concluding that Russia attempted to influence the Trump team but also that the FBI gave “unjustified credence” to the Steele dossier. The committee found that Russia “took advantage” of the Trump team’s “relative inexperience in government, …
  • Trump Promotes Doubts about Kamala Harris’s Citizenship

    Trump Promotes Doubts about Kamala Harris’s Citizenship

    President Trump used his Thursday press briefing to promote a claim that Senator Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) is not a U.S. citizen, despite the fact that she was born in California. Earlier that day, Trump-campaign adviser Jenna Ellis retweeted an op-ed in Newsweek that questioned whether Harris could be considered a U.S. citizen. “It’s an …
  • Here’s everything we know so far about the second COVID-19 stimulus check

    Here’s everything we know so far about the second COVID-19 stimulus check

    It been more than four months since Uncle Sam doled out $1,200 stimulus checks to help Americans cope with the crippling effects of COVID-19 on the US economy. With cases continuing to surge across the country and millions of Americans still out of work, lawmakers are in discussions for a second round of checks. But …
  • WH economic adviser expects US unemployment rate to return to single digits

    WH economic adviser expects US unemployment rate to return to single digits

    White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Thursday said he expects the US unemployment rate to return to single-digit levels as early as this month and growth in the third quarter at 20 percent or more as the economy recovers from the recession triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. “The key point that I would make …
  • Trump Congratulates ‘QAnon’ Conspiracy Theorist for Congressional Primary Win

    Trump Congratulates ‘QAnon’ Conspiracy Theorist for Congressional Primary Win

    President Donald Trump congratulated Marjorie Taylor Greene, a businesswoman who has expressed support for the conspiracy theory QAnon, for her Congressional primary win in Georgia in a tweet Wednesday, calling her a “future Republican Star.” “Congratulations to future Republican Star Marjorie Taylor Greene on a big Congressional primary win in Georgia against a very tough …
  • Sen. Sasse Tells Trump ‘America Doesn’t Have Kings’ in Response to Recent Executive Orders

    Sen. Sasse Tells Trump ‘America Doesn’t Have Kings’ in Response to Recent Executive Orders

    Senator Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) doubled down on his criticism of President Donald Trump’s recent executive orders in a tweet on Monday afternoon, saying “no president” has the power to make such unilateral policy decisions. “No president — whether named Obama or Trump or Biden or AOC — has unilateral power to rewrite immigration law …