Senators Urge IRS to Focus on Big-Time Tax Cheats, Citing ProPublica Stories

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and three fellow senators say the agency should do more to tackle financial crimes, even in the face of crippling budget cuts. by Paul Kiel and Jesse Eisinger In a letter… Read More

As budget deficit balloons, few in Washington seem to care

The federal budget deficit is ballooning on President Donald Trump’s watch and few in Washington seem to care. And even if they did, the political dynamics that enabled bipartisan deficit-cutting deals decades ago has disappeared,… Read More

That Time Trump Got $18.3 Million in Palm Beach

Scrutiny of his business dealings is just the start of a long and possibly harrowing experience for the president and his entourage. A series of hurricanes tore through Florida in 2005, and Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump’s business… Read More

John Kelly rebukes Trump on immigrants at border: ‘They’re not criminals’

Former Trump chief of staff John Kelly spoke at an event at Duke University Wednesday night, and according to NBC News, he rebuked his former boss on a few different issues. “They’re overwhelmingly not criminals,”… Read More

Trump’s attorney general must indict the president if Mueller recommends action: Watergate-era DOJ official

Attorney General William Barr should reconsider the Justice Department policy against indicting a sitting president, according to a former official who helped craft that directive. The current legal position was reached in 2000, but the… Read More

Trump Mar-a-Lago Buddy Wrote Policy Pitch. The President Sent It to VA Chief.

A handwritten note to Trump, addressed “Dear King,” presents another instance of access and influence for Mar-a-Lago associates. by Isaac Arnsdorf In late 2017, on one of President Donald Trump’s retreats to Mar-a-Lago, his private… Read More

‘It gets real personal, real fast’: Dems fear targeting Trump kids could backfire

House Democrats have already gone to war with President Donald Trump. But there’s one target they’re skittish of hitting too hard: his children. In public and private, Democrats see potential pitfalls in dragging Trump’s adult… Read More