William Barr’s confirmation hearing expected to be a battle over Mueller’s future

Two years of simmering tension between the White House, the Justice Department and Congress will culminate in Tuesday’s confirmation hearing of William P. Barr to be the next attorney general, where he is expected to… Read More

As Mueller writes his report, a potential battle brews over obstruction of justice

As special counsel Robert Mueller wraps up his Russia probe, investigators have focused on conflicting public statements by President Donald Trump and his team that could be seen as an effort to influence witnesses and… Read More

House Democrats prepare fusillade of Trump investigations – POLITICO

Democrats want to investigate the Trump Hotel deal and President Donald Trump’s taxes. They want to haul up conflicted Cabinet officials and dig into controversial changes to the census and food stamps. They want to… Read More

‘The worst year of Donald Trump’s life’ is coming — and he’ll be powerless to stop it: historian

As Democrats take control of the House of Representatives and special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation plows ahead, 2019 has the potential to be a calamitous year for President Donald Trump. In fact, historian Jon Wiener… Read More

America’s New Year’s Resolution: Remove Trump

by Robert Reich After his first bizarre year, his apologists told us he was growing into the job and that in his second year he’d be more restrained and respectful of democratic institutions. Wrong. He’s… Read More

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O’Donell have a fascinating theory that explains the biggest lie of the entire Trump presidency

Anchor Rachel Maddow stayed for an extended conversation with host Lawrence O’Donnell as she handed off the MSNBC airwaves on Tuesday evening. The two speculated on special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing memo for former National… Read More