How a Republican Congressman Accidentally Disclosed a Secret Intelligence Debate – The New Yorker

Representative Peter King, of New York, revealed that the classified version of an intelligence report concluded “that historically Russians have supported Republicans.”CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY MARK PETERSON / REDUX FOR THE NEW YORKER Barrier Status: ‘none’ On Monday, when the House Intelligence Committee held its first public hearing about Russian involvement in the U.S. Presidential election, Republican […]

Taibbi on Trump the Destroyer – Rolling Stone

  It’s like the campaign never ended. It’s the same all-Trump, all-the-time madness, only exponentially worse. Morning, February 24th, National Harbor, Maryland, the Conservative Political Action Conference. Chin up, eyes asquint, Donald Trump floats to the lectern on a sea of applause and adulation. The building is shaking, and as fans howl his name – […]

The Daily 202: Trump’s health care ultimatum is straight out of ‘The Art of the Deal.’ It just might work. – The Washington Post

Donald Trump walks out of the White House to meet with truckers and CEOs on the South Lawn yesterday. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post) With Breanne Deppisch THE BIG IDEA: If you read Donald Trump’s “The Art of the Deal,” substituting “conservatives” for “contractors,” the president’s ultimatum to House Republicans on health care is not […]

Donald Trump’s Budget Is the Ending Conservatives Always Wanted

Eery year, during the run-up to Halloween, when Jim DeMint goes to Hell’s mega-mall and sits on Satan’s lap, he has a list of things he wants for the holiday. The parents of the assembled demons and imps behind him in line often get frustrated because the list is so long. On Thursday, the Trump […]

House Intel Chair: Trump Administration Documents Don’t Back Up Wiretap Claim | The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ― The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday announced that evidence provided by President Donald Trump’s administration does not prove his unsubstantiated claim that his predecessor Barack Obama ordered wiretapping on Trump Tower during last year’s campaign. “Was there a physical wiretap of Trump Tower? No, there never was,” Rep. Devin Nunes […]

For One Glorious Tweet, McDonald’s Was Woke

Photo: Instagram/Donald Trump Ronald McDonald has had enough of Donald Trump’s bullshit, and he’s taken to McDonald’s official corporate Twitter account to let him hear it. What finally tipped Ron over the edge? Was it Trump’s second failed attempt at a Muslim ban, his proposed 31 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency, or maybe […]

Donald Trump plans to cut Meals on Wheels to pay for Mexican border wall | The Independent

The president appears to be prioritising his promised wall along the US-Mexico border which will receive an immediate $1.5bn (£1.2bn) cash injection   END scald=5315461 The budget will be formally released on Thursday and is titled America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again Getty Community projects like Meals on Wheels and housing […]