I’m not sure the rest of the world actually agrees with this, though.
President Trump’s long-time personal attorney Michael Cohen has been sentenced of 3 years in prison, after having plead guilty to 9 charged crimes in federal court.
The media is itching for a competitive 2020 Republican Primary fight. But actual Republicans? Not so much.
The “Bunker Mentality” is nothing new in the White House. Almost every president of the modern era has been accused of it at various points. President Trump could be said to have been in such posture from day one.
Your Ordinary World for 3 Dec 2019 with links to stories about Brexit, China, India, Pakistan, France, Russia, Japan, Canada, and Nigeria where the president has announced that he is not, in fact, a clone.
41 years after Youngstown’s “Black Monday” meant 5,000 lost jobs immediately and tens of thousands more to follow, the Mahoning Valley endures another day of 4-digit job loss with closure of General Motor’s Lordstown complex.
The civil rights party realignment didn’t really happen until 2008.
With President Trump increasingly under fire and continually thwarted in his executive actions in court, administration officials like Mattis saying “strictly according to the law,” will be more important to the country than ever.
Election Night 2018 Ended Up Being Everything It Was Hyped Up To Be; But It Also Gave Us New Trends To Keep An Eye On
On a news day that was already anything but slow, the White House announced that Jeff Sessions has resigned from his position as attorney general, at the request of President Trump. From CNN: President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign, effectively firing him.Sessions’ resignation letter has been delivered to White House…
While Trump’s lawyer in the defamation case, Charles Harder, declares the ruling “total victory for President Trump and total defeat for Stormy Daniels,” the battles between the two are not over.
Never Trump Republicans may go the way of Moderate Republicans with no desire to do anything more than complain.
There’s More Than Just Control Of Congress To Keep An Eye On
Why State-Level Presidential Job Approval Matters In Midterm Elections
Paul Manafort, the political consultant and one-time campaign manager for then-candidate Donald Trump, has apparently reached a plea deal to avoid his second trial in Virginia.
If the left see Avenatti busy about the work of the resistance while elected officials only talk about it, with little to show for it, the opening for an outsider might be an Avenatti-sized hole in 2020.
The Anonymous Writer to the New York Times is not a Patriot, but he’s not a Coward either.
I believe the Cohen revelations raise the likelihood of impeachment precipitately. Given the new conditions what is the most likely outcome of this reality show. Will Trump get voted off the island? I see three recipes – all of them fraught.
Linky Friday is Ordinary Time’s Friday tradition of compiling links from around the world and across the web straight to you. This week truth, lies, gray areas, and consequences, with a soundtrack to match. Read, share, and enjoy.
But now we have groups, not new just louder and more visible, that we should not be labelling with the traditional terms at all. If we do, I propose repurposing a very old term for this rising class of political beings: the acolytes.
Michael Cohen is in custody. The long time attorney, confidante, and alleged “fixer” for President Trump has surrendered ahead of a hearing reportedly to enter a plea deal.
After having hinted that he would do so back in July, President Trump today revoked former Director Central Intelligence John Brennan’s security clearance.
The Trump camp alleges that Manigault Newman’s new tell-all book and her statements to the media regarding her time in the White House is in breach of the confidentiality agreement, for which she “owes millions”.
Paul Manafort, on trail for bank fraud and tax charges related to his overseas consulting work, will not testify, and his attorneys rested on Tuesday, setting up closing arguments for the one-time Trump campaign manager.
Omarosa is doing the media rounds with a tell-all book to sell, tapes of President Trump, John Kelly, and claims of more to come. While her own credibility issues mean this will probably be a temporary annoyance, this is a headache completely of the President’s own making.
The killing of the merger comes two weeks after President Trump waded into the issue on Twitter, going against his own FCC to criticize scrutiny by government over the proposed merger.
As Donald Trump continues to make a mess domestically and internationally, have his opponents learned anything? Nope.
Jim Acosta and CNN versus Trump and the MAGA crowd is the most entertaining storyline going in news media. Which is exactly how it was designed to be.
The Trump Tape is here. Long-time Trump attorney, and alleged “fixer” Michael Cohen has been in the news for having “tapes” of his conversations with President Trump, and now one such recording has been aired by CNN.
So this happened during the White House daily press briefing on Monday- Sec. Sanders announced not only is the president looking to take away former CIA director John Brennan’s security clearance, he is also looking into the clearances of Comey, Clapper, Hayden, Rice and McCabe.
A Russian woman is under arrest and charged with acting as a foreign agent, but not as part of the ongoing Mueller Probe. Among other activities, her association with NRA events and other conservative groups are alleged to be part of a plan to win “back channel” relationships with the politically powerful.
DAG Rosenstein announced indictments of 12 Russian GRU members for various activities related to the 2016 Presidential Election.
President Donald Trump has made his second SCOTUS pick of his administration: Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh will be nominated to replace Anthony Kennedy.
Tea leaves, prognostications, wild guesses, and SCOTUS predictions sure to go wrong. Everyone can play in the “Who will be the next justice for the Supreme Court of the United States?”
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has announced his retirement. His pending vacancy will be the 2nd appointment by President Trump.
The predictable split of the Court on this matter portends the inevitable split between the left and right leaning citizenry, as many decisions this term have done. With the strong, provocative rhetoric from our President which underlies the whole thing, it is hard to reconcile the two sides.