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

Trump to seek $8.6 billion to finish border wall before 2020 election

President Donald Trump will ask Congress for another $8.6 billion to complete a 722-mile wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a senior administration official told POLITICO on Sunday, part of a cost-cutting opening budget offer that… 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

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

The politics of Trump nightmares

by Brent Budowsky The single most important fact in American political life is the degree that so many Americans believe, with a deep sentiment of dread and foreboding, that the Trump presidency has become a… Read More