California, N.Y. and other states sue Trump over national emergency to fund border wall

California, New York and 14 other states filed a lawsuit Monday challenging Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. “Today, on Presidents Day, we take President Trump to court to block his misuse of presidential power,” California… Read More

Trump impeachment more likely after GOP-led Senate votes for budget he hates — ‘the president was weakened today’: MSNBC panel

The defeat President Donald Trump suffered in the U.S. Senate on Thursday may indicate the viability of an impeachment conviction, NBC News national affairs analyst John Heilemann explained on “The Last Word” with Lawrence O’Donnell…. Read More

National emergency will be blocked by courts temporarily, DOJ warns White House – ABC News

The Justice Department has warned the White House a national emergency declaration is nearly certain to be blocked by the courts on, at least, a temporary basis, preventing the immediate implementation of the president’s plan… Read More

Mueller Team Believes Potential Trump Pardon Tainted Manafort’s Cooperation

Last week’s release of the court transcript of a pre-sentencing hearing offered a rare view inside special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. But like jazz, what the document doesn’t say is arguably more important than… Read More

Cliff Sims, White House Tell-All Author, Sues Trump for Going After Him Over Book – The New York Times

Cliff Sims, the former White House communications aide who wrote an insider account of life working for President Trump, is suing the president in his official capacity, alleging that he used his campaign organization as… Read More

Democrats slam Collins for Kavanaugh vote in wake of Supreme Court ruling on La. abortion law – The Boston Globe

Democrats and liberal groups on Friday pointed to a Supreme Court ruling in an abortion case to argue that Justice Brett Kavanaugh would vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, focusing their ire on Sen. Susan… Read More

Susan Collins Raised More Money From Brett Kavanaugh Supporters Than Mainers

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) had the best fundraising quarter of her life in 2018, boosted in part by her decision to support Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Collins raised $1.8 million in the last quarter… Read More