Democrats’ newest midterm pitch: A crackdown on corruption

#Democrats are preparing to highlight allegations of corruption surrounding the Trump administration — and a legislative agenda to prevent future abuses — as they continue rolling out their party platform ahead of November’s midterm elections. The… Read More

The Daily 202: Immigration is tearing Republicans apart

THE BIG IDEA: Look at how Kevin McCarthy spent his Wednesday to understand how the immigration debate could rip apart the Republican coalition. — The House majority leader began the day by pleading with Republican lawmakers… Read More

Mueller doesn’t plan to indict Trump because of DOJ rules, Giuliani says

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has told President Donald Trump’s legal team that he won’t indict a sitting president, according to Rudy Giuliani, one of Trump’s lawyers. “They [the special counsel’s office] acknowledge… Read More

Top GOP donors close wallets over tax law

As national Republicans scramble their resources for a high-stakes midterm election year, some of the party’s biggest and most reliable donors have quietly withheld their support for Senate and House Republican groups out of frustration… Read More

Team Trump plans to go to ‘war’ with Mueller to fend off impeachment — and it could backfire spectacularly

Rudy did it again. Last Friday, Giuliani gave an interview to the Huffington Post, and the subject of Trump fixer Michael Cohen’s recently revealed arrangement with AT&T about the pending merger with Time Warner came up. In… Read More

Obama, Kerry and Europe take on Trump

by Brent Budowsky President Trump’s ill-considered decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, and his threats against America’s European allies if they continue to comply with the deal, have created a major inflection point… Read More