Politics


White House Staffers to Skip White House Correspondents Dinner

The White House staff has decided not to attend this year’s White House Correspondents Dinner out of “‘solidarity’” with President Donald Trump, who announced he would not be attending the dinner. White House Correspondents Association President Jeff Mason of Reuters announced the decision in an email. “The WHCA board regrets […]

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House Intelligence Ranking Member Calls on Intelligence Chair to Recuse Himself

House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) called on Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes (R-CA) to recuse himself from the House Russia investigation on Monday. Schiff stated, “After much consideration, and in light of the Chairman’s admission that he met with his source of information at the White House, I believe […]


Republicans Surrender on Obamacare

One day after the law’s seventh anniversary, federal Republicans surrendered on the matter of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it became popularly known, and declared it to be “the law of the land,” in the words of Speaker Paul Ryan. Speaker Ryan cancelled Friday’s scheduled vote on the American Health […]

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State Department Recedes into the Shadows

The Trump Administration has had an adversarial relationship with the press, but the State Department has taken a different approach, avoidance. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has avoided interviews and questions and the State Department held its first briefing of the administration this week. In addition, when Secretary Tillerson embarks […]

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