Cohen to testify Trump knew Roger Stone ‘was talking with Julian Assange’ about Wikileaks’ drop of hacked DNC emails: report

During public testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, former Donald Trump “fixer” Michael Cohen will drop a bombshell on the alleged conspiracy during the 2016 campaign, Politico reports. “I am ashamed because I know what Mr. Trump is. He is a racist. He is a conman. He is a cheat,… Continue Reading

Nevada regulators fine Wynn Resorts $20 million in settlement

Nevada casino regulators said on Tuesday they had fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $20 million in a settlement with the company involving misconduct claims against former chief executive Steve Wynn. The casino company, which has operations in Las Vegas and Macau, said the conclusion of the review by the Nevad… The Continue Reading

Bomb bunker, war reporters and Charlie Chaplin: Hanoi’s storied hotel where Trump will meet Kim Jong Un

A storied French colonial-era hotel once used by the North Vietnamese government to house foreign guests during the Vietnam War is set to host U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as they meet for a second nuclear summit on Wednesday. The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Continue Reading

Trump says his ‘friend’ Kim has great opportunity at second summit

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet on Wednesday for their second summit, betting their personal relationship can break a stalemate over the North’s nuclear weapons and end more than 70 years of hostility. Despite little progress toward his stated goal of ridding Nor… The Continue Reading

‘Matt Gaetz is mostly immature’ but House Ethics should investigate his tweet: Congressman Joaquin Castro

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) blasted Rep. Matt Gaetz for being “immature” in his tweet that was widely regarded to be felony witness intimidation. Speaker Nancy Pelosi hinted at the Ethics Committee investigating Gaetz’s tweet. “You’re the only member of Congress we have … The post ‘Matt Gaetz is mostly immature’ Continue Reading

WATCH: Seth Meyers hilarious mocks Trump for living in his very own fantasy land despite reality

On Tuesday, comedian Seth Meyers mocked President Donald Trump for living in a fantasy world and not reality. Meyers said that Trump believes he is actually accomplishing one of his promises to lower drug prices when in reality he is not. “He boldly proclaimed that he had succeeded,” Mey… The post Continue Reading

WATCH: Chris Cuomo smears Rep. Matt Gaetz as a ‘baby Trump’ for using Twitter to seek attention

On Tuesday, Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) tweeted at Michael Cohen in an attempt to “intimidate” him before his Congressional testimony. “Have you ever seen anything like what Congressman Gaetz did today,” CNN’s Don Lemon asked Chris Cuomo. “In this new reality of… The post WATCH: Chris Cuomo smears Rep. Matt Continue Reading

Chris Cuomo hammers conservative on Trump lies: ‘The president is not a truthful person — it’s just factual’

Symone Sanders, former spokesperson for Bernie Sanders, and Chris Cuomo, ganged up on former Trump campaign operative Steve Cortes Tuesday during a spirited debate Tuesday. At one point, the conversation steered into wondering if the president was a liar, which Cortes, somewhat unconvincingly, said … The post Chris Cuomo hammers conservative Continue Reading

Maddow explains how Cohen testimony could give prosecutors leverage to ‘negotiate’ a deal where Trump resigns from office

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow on Tuesday explained why Michael Cohen’s scheduled public testimony on Wednesday could give federal prosecutors the leverage necessary to negotiate Donald Trump resigning from office. “Michael Cohen, of course, has pled guilty to nine felony charges including l… The post Maddow explains how Cohen testimony could Continue Reading

Trump appears not to know the history of the previous negotiations with North Korea

President Donald Trump began tweeting as the morning began in Vietnam ahead of the summit with Kim Jong Un. He first commended Vietnam and urged North Korea to strive to be a country as lovely as theirs. And then he struck out against Democrats. “The Democrats should stop talking about Continue Reading

‘It’s a threat’: Ex-Bush ethics lawyer rips Matt Gaetz’s ‘disgusting’ tweet to Michael Cohen

On Tuesday, former White House ethics lawyer Richard Painter ripped Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-FL) over his “intimidation” tweet aimed at Michael Cohen. Painter served as George W. Bush’s ethics lawyer. Gaetz tweeted out that Cohen should be worried about what his wife thinks about … The post ‘It’s a threat’: Ex-Bush Continue Reading

Latest Trump accuser breaks down over NDA that nearly silenced her: ‘I don’t want to keep my mouth shut’

The latest woman to accuse Donald Trump of sexual assault, Alva Johnson, appeared on MSNBC’s All In With Chris Hayes Tuesday. In the segment, an emotional Johnson teared up as she recounted the alleged sexual assault, which she claims occurred during the 2016 campaign. “He stopped and he… The post Latest Continue Reading

Trump biographer says president fears Cohen testimony because ‘he understands the power of video’

President Donald Trump is terrified of Michael Cohen’s public testimony because he understands the power of television in shaping public opinions, Trump biographer Tim O’Brien explained on MSNBC’s “All In” with Chris Hayes on Tuesday. “I saw some reporting the pre… The post Trump biographer says president fears Cohen testimony Continue Reading

No Republican can go up against Trump in 2020 because he’s broken the party: columnist

On Tuesday, Washington Post columnist Henry Olsen explained why Republicans are fearful of challenging President Donald Trump in 2020. “The Republican primaries will reveal the extent to which the GOP is now Trump’s party, and why,” he wrote. “No one who runs against Trump will hav… The post No Republican Continue Reading

Virginia Beach man arrested after violently threatening Democratic Senator Mark Warner: report

A Virginia Beach man has been arrested after threatening Senator Mark Warner on Tuesday. According to local TV station WTKR, the man, Anthony Butkiewicz III, left several threatening voicemails at Senator Warner’s Richmond office and has subsequently been detained. Butkiewicz was officially charged … The post Virginia Beach man arrested Continue Reading