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stormy daniels regretted trump affair, felt sorry for melania

stormy daniels regretted her alleged affair with president donald trump and felt sorry for his wife melania trump, according to a transcript of an interview with in touch in 2011. the publication has published its full interview with the adult film star—real name stephanie clifford—about her alleged...





‘nobody really believes he’s president’: historian douglas brinkley says trump’s first year deserves ‘an asterisk’

cnn invited rice university history professor douglas brinkley on to assess the president’s first year — and his initial conclusion is that trump’s first year in office deserves “an asterisk.” “it’s an asterisk president — nobody really believed he is ...





trump is ‘terrified’ of sharks and hopes they all ‘die,’ stormy daniels claims

president donald trump is ‘terrified’ of sharks and hopes they all die, according to adult film actress, stormy daniels. daniels discussed trump’s odd fascination with sharks in an intouch interview conducted in 2011 and released in full on friday....





vice co-founder attacks cory booker as a ‘sambo shucking and jiving for the white man’ during nielsen hearings

one of the co-founders of vice media attacked new jersey senator cory booker (d) for his impassioned questioning of homeland security secretary nielson on tuesday, calling the lawmaker “sambo,” and saying he was performing for white people. in a video posted to youtube by crtv — an...





watch live: donald trump to address anti-abortion march for life

donald trump will become the third sitting u.s. president to address anti-abortion activists at the annual march for life on friday, highlighting his shift in recent years from a supporter of women’s access to abortion to a powerful opponent. trump is scheduled to make his address at 12:15 p.m...





trump’s view of america as a white nation is sadly not that unusual — but it’s wrong

at a meeting discussing possible immigration reform policies, it is reported that president donald trump asked why they allowed so many people from “shithole countries,” including haiti, el salvador, and african nations. “why do we need more haitians?” he asked. instead, trump insisted that america ...





despotism is all around us

it is commonplace for citizens of liberal, democratic nations to believe that despotism is foreign to their own experiences. their political constitutions display in some form or other a separation of powers, which is specifically intended to prevent the amassing of arbitrary and irresponsible power...





bystanders tackle knife-carrying tucson man after he assaults muslim women outside of starbucks

a tucson man has been taken into custody after he yelled racist slurs and attacked  a group of muslim women sitting outside of a starbucks — only to be tackled by bystanders as he attempted to flee. according to tucsonnewsnow, 44-year-old manuel lewis was arrested on sunday, jan. 14, around 9 ...





texas state employees get friday off to celebrate ‘confederate heroes’

martin luther king jr. day on monday isn’t the only holiday this week for state employees in texas. they can also take off friday for a state holiday that has been a source of controversy: confederate heroes day. confederate heroes day is a skeleton crew holiday, when state employees can take ...





trump cancels florida trip as shutdown deadline looms: cnn

president donald trump canceled plans to travel to his florida resort on friday as congress faced a midnight deadline to pass legislation providing short-term funding to avert a u.s. government shutdown, cnn reported, citing a white house spokesman. (reporting by doina chiacu)...





cnn focus group of women voters erupts into chaos when trump fan excuses president’s sexual assault

a cnn panel of trump voters got heated when the network invited anti-trump “resistance” activists to join the debate. during a segment that aired on friday, a panel of all-women voters once again delved into president donald trump’s infamous boast about sexually assaulting women on...





re-criminalizing cannabis is worse than 1930s ‘reefer madness’

by miriam boeri, associate professor of sociology, bentley university. a still from the 1936 propaganda film ‘reefer madness.’ wikimedia commons in the 1930s, parents across the u.s. were panicked. a new documentary, “reefer madness,” suggested that evil marijuana dealers lurked in publi...





omarosa secretly taped confidential white house conversations — and now could be a source for mueller: report

former reality tv star omarosa manigault newman, who was fired late last year from her job as a trump aide, reportedly recorded conversations about sensitive issues during her tenure in the white house. sources tell the new york daily news that omarosa “may have taped confidential west wing co...





‘this is huge — but i can’t tell you why’: cuomo ridicules house intel member over gop’s latest attack on the fbi

taking up the latest attempt by house republicans to derail the special counsel robert mueller’s investigation in russian collusion by attacking fisa warrants that picked up evidence before the election, cnn host chris cuomo  mocked a house intel member for trying to bring down ex-president ba...





‘straight reality tv’: stephanie ruhle breaks down how trump will try to take credit for averting shutdown

msnbc’s stephanie ruhle said president donald trump was milking the looming government shutdown like a reality tv cliffhanger. the house has already passed a one-month continuing resolution, but the senate’s republican majority does not appear to have enough votes to pass their own by fr...





watch live: white house holds press briefing as government shutdown looms

the white house is holding a press briefing with reporters at 10:30 a.m. (et) as a potential government shutdown looms. the briefing will feature marc short, the director of legislative affairs and mick mulvaney, the director of the office of management and budget. watch live video, courtesy of pbs ...





‘terrible witness’ trump eager to talk to mueller — but his history shows he could doom his presidency: prosecutor

president donald trump is eager to speak to special counsel robert mueller, but his allies and legal team are concerned that trump will be “a terrible witness” who will say things that could land him in even deeper trouble, said vanity fair‘s chris smith. trump has declared that he...





clock running out for congress to avert government shutdown

racing against a midnight deadline, the u.s. congress will try on friday to send president donald trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid federal agency shutdowns that would otherwise begin on saturday. the house of representatives voted 230-197 on thursday night for a bill to e...





trump to address us anti-abortion march, cementing u-turn on issue

donald trump will become the third sitting u.s. president to address anti-abortion activists at the annual march for life on friday, highlighting his shift in recent years from a supporter of women’s access to abortion to a powerful opponent. trump is due to address the march in washington via...





in california, rebel berkeley fights trump over migrants

enter california student city berkeley, and you’ll more than likely meet people marching and carrying signs. … trump,” says arreguin, 33, the california-born son of hispanic farmworkers. since assuming office in january, trump has clamped down on refugees and unauthorized immigrant...