How America Cheapens War | GQ

When you see a dead body in full color, you grieve it all the more. Peter Jackson’s World War I documentary They Shall Not Grow Old is currently available to stream after making a successful run in theaters earlier this year, and it’s worth seeing even though you will likely be horrified by what you […]

Giuliani: Romania Letter Based on Report by Group That Paid Him

Photo: Drew Angerer (Getty) Rudy Giuliani is a busy guy these days. Between crazed television appearances, metaphysical musings, and affixing his chapped old man lips firmly to President Donald Trump’s marshmallow butt, it’s amazing that he’s somehow found time to insert himself smack in the middle of a Romanian political crisis. As first reported by […]

Outrage erupts over Trump-Putin ‘conversation’ about letting Russia interrogate ex-U.S. diplomat Michael McFaul – The Washington Post

At this week’s summit in Helsinki, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed what President Trump described as an “incredible offer” — the Kremlin would give special counsel Robert S. Mueller III access to interviews with Russians indicted after allegedly hacking Democrats in 2016. In return, Russia would be allowed to question certain U.S. officials it suspects of interfering in Russian […]

How Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are taking jobs from U.S. workers – The Washington Post

Jessica Lopez packages wire coil nails at the Mid Continent Nail Corp. in Poplar Bluff, Mo. (Brad Vest/For The Washington Post) POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. — When a Mexican company bought Mid Continent Nail Corp. in 2012, workers at the factory here feared it was the beginning of the end. Their jobs, they suspected, would be […]

Donald Trump’s Press Conference With Vladimir Putin Was Insane

Photo: Markus Schreiber (AP) Well, that was a thing. In a wild press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin that, judging from all of the commentators currently yelling about treason, freaked some people the fuck out, President Donald Trump again denied any collusion between his campaign and Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election, and […]

Trump’s news conference with Putin was everything Putin could have dreamed – The Washington Post

There were no shortage of critics of President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which came just days after Trump’s own government indicted 12 Russians for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election, no less. The meeting was just about everything those critics feared it would be. Standing alongside Putin, Trump not only downplayed if […]

Trump-Putin news conference transcript – The Washington Post

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first formal one-on-one summit Monday in Helsinki and held a news conference afterward. Here is an incomplete transcript of their remarks, with our annotations of the most interesting parts in yellow. It will be updated. PUTIN (THROUGH TRANSLATOR): Thank you so much. Shall we start working? […]

Trump-Putin Summit: The two leaders are meeting after Trump faults U.S. ‘stupidity’ for poor relations with Russia – The Washington Post

HELSINKI — President Trump cast doubt on the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election, saying after his summit here Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin that the autocrat gave him an “extremely strong and powerful” denial. After Putin said his government played no role in trying to sabotage […]