Pennsylvania’s GOP Nominee for Governor Is Arguably the Scariest Man in Politics

Tuesday’s big GOP primary day has come and gone, and one terrifying threat to the republic has been replaced by another. Madison Cawthorn, the GQ model and pocket Nazi for North Carolina’s 11th district, was narrowly defeated in the primary by Chuck Edwards, a three-term GOP state senator, largely thanks…

It’s Primary Night in Pennsylvania, and All Hell Is Set to Break Loose

The congressional midterm elections are upon us again, with major primary votes taking place today in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Idaho and Oregon. Lovers of shame and schadenfreude will be tuned in to North Carolina, where scandal-factory Madison Cawthorn will find out just how fed up his fellow Republicans are…

How Did Biden Not Notice the Far Right Lurch of the Republican Party Until Now?

Sometimes, all you can do is stand back and breathe. “I never expected the ultra-MAGA Republicans who seemed to control the Republican Party now,” the president of the United States said on Monday. “I never anticipated that happening.” To all of us who have now been shouting for decades about…

Elon Musk Says He’ll Let Trump Back on Twitter, Calling Ban “Foolish”

On Tuesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that he would allow former President Donald Trump to return to Twitter once his purchase of the social media site for nearly $44 billion is finalized. Trump was banned from Twitter shortly after a mob of his loyalists, incensed by his false claims…

A Court Decision Against Marjorie Taylor Greene May Only Embolden Her Base

As the investigations into the January 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol ramp up, it’s becoming increasingly clear that right-wing QAnon adherent Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was a leading advocate of declaring martial law after Donald Trump’s election defeat. Earlier this week, Judge Charles Beaudrot pondered whether to recommend to…

Judge Holds Trump in Contempt With Daily $10K Fine Over Financial Investigation

On Monday, a New York Supreme Court judge held Donald Trump in contempt of court for failing to comply with a subpoena from New York Attorney General Letitia James for financial records related to his business practices. The subpoena ordered Trump to turn over documents concerning personal statements about his…

Meadows Texts Show How Even Trump Loyalists Felt He Was Responsible for Jan. 6

CNN has obtained more than 2,300 text messages between Mark Meadows, who served as former President Donald Trump’s last chief of staff, and other members of Trump’s inner circle, relating to attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election and the attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6, 2021.…

Meadows, Who Pushed Right-Wing Myths of Voter Fraud, Registered in 3 States

Mark Meadows, who served as chief of staff under former President Donald Trump — and who has repeatedly spread lies about nonexistent widespread voter fraud — was registered to vote in three different states up until last week. According to reporting from The Washington Post, Meadows was registered to vote…

AOC Slams Supreme Court for Limiting Puerto Ricans’ Access to Disability Checks

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) pushed back on a Supreme Court decision that limits Puerto Ricans’ access to government benefits on Thursday, condemning the decision for advancing the U.S.’s colonialist grip over the territory. In an 8 to 1 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that Puerto Ricans do not have…

Trump Jr. Agrees to Meet Voluntarily With January 6 Committee Investigators

Donald Trump Jr., the son of former President Donald Trump, will speak with investigators of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the U. S. Capitol building sometime in the near future, sources told ABC News on Thursday. The former president’s eldest son is set to…

Biden to End Trump-Era “Conscience” Rule Allowing Medical Personnel to Deny Care

The Biden administration aims to revise a controversial rule, crafted under former President Donald Trump, that would have allowed doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other workers in the medical field to refuse service to individuals if they claimed that serving them would conflict with their religious beliefs. The “conscience rule,” which…

McCarthy Defended Trump Effort to Freeze Ukraine Military Aid, Now Blames Biden

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., criticized President Joe Biden for not arming Ukraine sooner despite repeatedly defending former President Donald Trump’s efforts to freeze military aid to the country in exchange for help with his re-election campaign. McCarthy argued in an interview with Fox News that Russian President Vladimir…

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