White House, GOP senators negotiating a deal to avert defeat on emergency order

The White House is privately negotiating with Senate Republicans who want to rein in the emergency powers of President Trump and his successors — which could lead to the surprise defeat of a Democratic resolution… Read More

Here’s what EX-CIA director John Brennan expects will happen to Paul Manafort

Former CIA director John Brennan told MSNBC’s Katy Tur Monday that he fully expects President Donald Trump to pardon his former campaign chair, Paul Manafort. “He got a lenient sentence. He is looking at an… Read More

How Giuliani Might Take Down Trump

Any onetime Mafia investigator who listened to the Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen testify Wednesday would have immediately recognized the congressional hearing’s historical analogue — what America witnessed on Capitol Hill wasn’t so much John Dean… Read More

White House must lie about Kushner because it’s ’embarrassing’ he can’t be trusted: National security reporter

National security reporter Ken Dilanian thinks that the main reason that the White House is lying about Jared Kushner’s recent nepotism example is that they’re all embarrassed. It was reported this week that President Donald… Read More

POLITICO Playbook PM: Early takeaways from the Cohen hearing

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FROM THE MICHAEL COHEN HEARING … COHEN said this to Republicans: If you continue to follow PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, you will “suffer the same consequences that I’m suffering.” FIRST OF… Read More