Category Archives: Donald Trump

2018 Could Be The Year Of The Angry White College Graduate

by David Wasserman of FiveThirtyEight Even with the political winds at their back, Democrats enter the 2018 congressional midterms at a historic geographic disadvantage. They also face demographic hurdles: Midterm electorates tend to be older and whiter than those that … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, Republicans

The FBI Informant Who Monitored the Trump Campaign, Stefan Halper, Oversaw a CIA Spying Operation in the 1980 Presidential Election

By Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept An extremely strange episode that has engulfed official Washington over the last two weeks came to a truly bizarre conclusion on Friday night. And it revolves around a long-time, highly sketchy CIA operative, Stefan … Continue reading

Posted in CIA, Controversial, Donald Trump, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Will Impeachment Talk Affect The Midterms?

A FiveThirtyEight Chat What role will the prospect of impeaching President Trump play in the 2018 midterms? Namely, can Republicans employ the threat that “Democrats will impeach Trump if they win the House/Senate” as a way to spur base turnout? … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Congress, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Impeachment, Politics, Republicans

Is this what gets Trump? How money laundering works in real estate

By Philip Bump of the Washington Post If Michael Wolff’s reporting is to be believed, Stephen K. Bannon’s assessment of the most dangerous threat posed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation is not the one you might have … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Investigation, Jared Kushner, Money laundering, Robert Mueller, Russia, Washington Post

John McCain Battles Donald Trump With His Dying Breaths

By Frank Bruni of the New York Times Senator Lindsey Graham once described his friend John McCain as someone who would “run across the street to get in a good fight.” McCain’s final battle came straight to him. I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Donald Trump, Duty, John McCain, leadership, New York Times, Politics, Republicans, United States