Ex-solicitor general calls BS on Matthew Whitaker ‘forgetting’ his conversations with Trump during sworn testimony

It was revealed Wednesday that former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker conveniently forgot many of his conversations with President Donald Trump during a Congressional hearing. During Anderson Cooper’s CNN show, legal analyst Jeff Toobin said that the conversations Whitaker had with Trump over Michael Cohen couldn’t be more critical. “Remember, Continue Reading

Kellyanne Conway’s husband calls for ‘serious inquiry’ into Trump’s mental state: ‘It’s nuts — it’s a disorder’

Prominent Republican attorney George Conway called for a ‘serious inquiry’ into President Donald Trump’s mental health. Conway, who is married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, is a longtime conservative activist in Washington, DC. Conway, labeling Trump as “Summa Cu… The post Kellyanne Conway’s husband calls for ‘serious inquiry’ into Continue Reading

Beto O’Rourke announces he’s running for president — in text message to local news statio

Following months of intense speculation, Democrat Beto O’Rourke told El Paso television station KTSM via text Wednesday that he is running for president in 2020, the station reported. O’Rourke gained national attention in 2018, when he challenged U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. He campaigne… The post Beto O’Rourke announces he’s running for Continue Reading

We were singing Garth Brooks lyrics — not dangling a pardon: former Trump lawyer

It was revealed by a series of emails released by CNN Wednesday, that pardons may have been dangled for Michael Cohen. In an email exchange, President Donald Trump’s attorney Bob Costello told Cohen to “sleep well” and reminded him that he has “friends in high places.” … The post We Continue Reading

Filmmaker Almodovar walks Cruz, Banderas down memory lane in ‘Pain and Glory’

Oscar-winning Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar premiered his retrospective drama “Pain and Glory” in Madrid on Wednesday, reuniting actors Penelope Cruz and Antonio Banderas, who had risen to Hollywood stardom after starting in his movies. more

Russia ‘the political equivalent of 9/11’ — and Trump might ignore it: Democratic Congressman

One Democratic Congressman called the Russia invasion of the 2016 election “the political equivalent of 9/11,” during a CNN interview Wednesday. “A continued attack on the rule of law,” Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) told Wolf Blitzer. “I have often said, what the Russians di… The post Russia ‘the political equivalent Continue Reading

‘Full House’ actress out on bond after U.S. college entrance scam exposed

“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin appeared in federal court in Los Angeles on Wednesday accused of taking part in a sprawling scheme exposed this week in which wealthy parents paid for their children to cheat their way into elite U.S. colleges. more

Senate rebukes Trump on Saudi Arabia, backs war powers resolution

The Republican-led U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a resolution seeking to end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, in a rebuke of President Donald Trump’s policy toward the kingdom. The vote was 54-46 in the Senate, more than the 51 needed to pass in Continue Reading

Theresa May loses another Brexit vote – is it time she just gave up?

With just over two weeks to go until Brexit, Theresa May has once again failed to get her Brexit deal through parliament, leaving complete uncertainty about where the nation goes next. May lost the vote on her deal 391 to 242, a slightly higher level of support than in January Continue Reading