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President Trump disbands infrastructure advisory council

WASHINGTON – The White House said Thursday it is abandoning plans to create an infrastructure advisory council, a day after an embattled President Trump announced he was scrapping two other jobs-related groups in the wake of defections from business leaders over his comments about violence in Charlottesville, Va. “The President’s …

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Steve Bannon: The Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over

It didn’t taken long for former White House adviser Steve Bannon to comment on the administration he had left just hours before. In an interview Friday, after news broke that he had left his role in the White House, Bannon told The Weekly Standard that “The Trump presidency that we …

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Pressure mounts for state senator to resign after Trump assassination comment

After Democratic State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal said that she hoped President Trump was assassinated, many Missouri politicians, including Republican Gov. Eric Greitens, are calling for her removal from the legislature. In a Facebook comment that has since been deleted, Chappelle-Nadal wrote, “I hope Trump is assassinated.” The state legislator was …

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The Bubble: Trump now has to prove his ‘good ideas’ weren’t all Bannon’s, some conservatives say

Each week, USA TODAY’s OnPolitics blog takes a look at how media from the left and the right reacted to a political news story, giving liberals and conservatives a peek into the other’s media bubble. This week, pundits and journalists from both sides of the political fence tried to determine …

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Chester Bennington: Linkin Park vocalist ‘took his own life’

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41, LA County Coroner says. The coroner said Bennington apparently hanged himself. His body was found at a private home in the county at 09:00 local time (17:00 GMT) on Thursday. Bennington was said to be close to Soundgarden vocalist Chris …

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2 Iranians charged in hacking case where Obama pardoned another

Two Iranian men have been indicted for allegedly hacking a Vermont defense technology firm, but one of their cohorts who admitted guilt won’t be punished because of a pardon President Barack Obama granted last year as part of the Iran-U.S. nuclear deal. On Monday, the Justice Department announced the indictment …

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G20 closes with rebuke to Trump’s climate change stance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel closed the G20 summit in Hamburg with a rebuke to US President Donald Trump’s stance on climate change, but appeared to make a concession on his protectionist TRADE  policies. Merkel said she deplored the US’ decision to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement and said that all …

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Trump tweets shocking assault on Brzezinski, Scarborough

Even by President Trump’s standards, these tweets were shocking. On Thursday morning, while MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” was on the air, Trump posted a pair of hateful tweets about co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski.   MSNBC responded with this statement: “It’s a sad day for America when the president spends …

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Comey’s Case for Obstruction of Justice

in recent weeks, some have suggested that President Donald Trump’s controversial interactions with James Comey, the former F.B.I. director, did not constitute wrongdoing. As an ex-criminal defense lawyer and a former federal corruption prosecutor, now joined together as government watchdogs, we beg to differ. Mr. Comey’s sworn statement and answers …

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[Video] Obama on Donald Trump: ‘He’s nothing but a bulls****er’

Barack Obama has made a point of not publicly attacking or criticising President Trump since his election back in November, but behind closed doors he apparently has no problem sharing his thoughts about the new commander-in-chief. Watch Full Video Here

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