Manafort is gone, but his business associate remains a key part of Trump's operation The White House on Wednesday sought to again distance itself from President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, who is under increasing scrutiny over his connections to Russian business interests. But even as Trump officials downplay
Unscathed: Gorsuch aces his hearing, 'doesn't give a whit about politics' Neil Gorsuch is an impressive witness, a judge out of central casting who says all the right things, with great earnestness, about judicial independence. Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee smoothly insisted that he would have no problem ruling against
House health bill must be made fair for Alaskans, congressional delegation says All three members of the delegation support holding on to some remnants of the ACA on average each Alaskan in the individual market will lose $10,500 in premium support. And that's just in the individual market — with 18,000 people in Alaska
Truth In Politics: This Way Lies Madness I spent decades in public office and know the political vagaries of truth as well as anyone. People advocate, tweak, argue, spin and more. But there’s been little patience for lies. Truth is hard to define. It’s not opinion, and it’s not fact, and it
Neil Gorsuch pretends to be above politics — but politics is the only reason he's sitting there
Neil Gorsuch pretends to be above politics — but politics is the only reason he's sitting there As Franken pointed out, despite a long career as a lawyer and judge, Gorsuch is no stranger to politics. He worked on the presidential campaign of George W. Bush in 2004 and then used contacts he made there to find a job in...
Trump doesn't deny punishing his base with his health care plan One of the most politically striking aspects of the Republican health care plan is the degree to which it punishes the party's own base. The Americans who stand to lose the most from the American Health Care Act, which some have labeled “Trumpcare
McDonald's confirms Twitter account 'hacked by an external source' The tweet read: “@realDonaldTrump You are actually a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have @BarackObama back, also you have tiny hands.”
Spicer continues to defend Trump's wiretapping claims He accused reporters of continuing “to perpetuate a false narrative."
Republican Rep. defends the GOP's new health care bill March 16, 2017, 10:01 PM | Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN) says President Trump is doing a good job of promoting the American Health Care Act, and that he thinks Republicans should keep their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. He joins Elaine Quijano on
Politico shuffles reporters as it refocuses media coverage around politics Members of the media raise their hands to ask questions during the daily White House briefing. Alex Wong/Getty Images Politico is reassigning several of its media reporters to other beats as the publication shifts the tone of its media section to focus