Lawsuit by 44 states accuses pharma giants of ‘multi-year conspiracy’ to hike drug prices over 1,000 percent

A far-reaching lawsuit filed Friday by the attorneys general of more than 40 states accused some of the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers of conspiring to inflate prices, in some cases by over 1,000 percent. “We have hard evidence that shows the generic drug industry perpetrate…

‘For the love of our children’: Mothers rise up in global march against climate crisis

Marking International Mother’s Day, thousands of moms took to the streets in London and across the world Sunday to demand transformative action on behalf of Mother Earth and their children, whose futures are under threat from the global climate crisis. “Business as usual—toxic pollution …

Pentagon’s deal with Trump scored barely more cash for border wall than what Democrats offered

President Donald Trump waged a war against Democrats, demanding that his border wall be fully funded. In the end, he’s ending up with fewer dollars than the deal he could have had with Democrats In the first iteration negotiations with Democrats and Republicans came together for a full immigra…

Trump quotes right-wing commentator in accusing Democrats of waging American ‘coup’

President Donald Trump thinks that Democrats are attempting to take over the United States through a violent coup d’etat, according to his latest tweets. “’Just another abuse of power in a long series of abuses of power by the Democrats that began during the Obama Administration, continu…

‘Fires burning all over the world’: Conservative tells Trump to focus on the world instead of his Fourth of July rally

Conservative political commentator David Gergen worked for four presidents, and only one was a Democrat. Not one of them tried to make Independence Day about themselves. But in the era of Donald Trump, things have changed. In February, the president declared that this year he is taking over Washingt…

Ex-CIA spy reveals why she thinks Trump pardoned Dick Cheney’s chief

Former CIA agent Valerie Plame is running for Congress for the district that covers Santa Fe and northern New Mexico. She told MSNBC Sunday that she doesn’t think there was any alliance that President Donald Trump had to Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff I. Scooter Libby, who he pardon…

MSNBC host flabbergasted after Anthony Scaramucci tells ‘both sides’ to be nicer to Trump people

During a Sunday interview with brief communications chief for President Donald Trump, Anthony Scaramucci lamented that if he were to refuse to cooperate with a subpoena he would likely be disbarred. It’s for that reason he hopes both Democrats and Republicans tone down the fiery language and b…

Trump can’t stop ranting about Robert Mueller and Joe Biden during Mother’s Day celebration

While the majority of the country is celebrating mothers, President Donald Trump couldn’t stop tweeting his tired war against special counsel Robert Mueller and Democrats. Instead of wishing his wife and daughter a happy Mother’s Day, Trump spent the day airing grievances and demanding p…

US Chamber of Commerce begs for Trump to love them — but corporate members don’t

Axios released a story Sunday revealing a sign that has popped up on the steps of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce that equates President Donald Trump to former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Dwight D. Eisenhower. The members of the conservative business association might not be as receptive about the com…

FLASHBACK: Trump’s own mother once proclaimed ‘what kind of son have I created’

President Donald Trump’s mother Mary seemed to have predicted the way that he would impact the world and not necessarily for the best. The Scottish-born mother died in 2000, but she was already embarrassed by his failed marriages, playboy lifestyle, and business humiliation. Her husband Fred w…

‘Too hard for you?’: Internet ridicules Trump ‘family values’ for not wishing his wife or daughter Happy Mother’s Day

President Donald Trump didn’t say a word about Mother’s Day, despite having been married to three mothers of his five children. The president tweeted a brief meme with photos of flowers saying “Happy Mother’s Day,” but neglected to say anything to his daughter, a mother…

Trump swears everything is great with China trade deal — that still doesn’t exist

After a scathing report from The Wall Street Journal on President Donald Trump’s problems negotiating with China, the president took to Twitter swearing everything is fine. “We are right where we want to be with China, Trump tweeted Sunday. “Remember, they broke the deal with us &#…

Trump tried to trick China into agreeing with his trade policy — it didn’t work

President Donald Trump appears to have underestimated and miscalculated his Chinese counterparts when it comes to negotiating a trade deal with the large manufacturing giant. According to the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. initially tried to appeal to President Xi Jinping’s “nationalistic…

‘I’m not sure anybody would notice if Steve Mnuchin was missing’: Conservative columnist

Conservative columnist Dana Milbank was snubbed this week by President Donald Trump’s White House for his critical coverage and commentary on the president. After 21 years covering the White House, Milbank had his press pass taken. But it hasn’t stopped him from holding the leaders accou…

‘For Republicans to break with Trump they’d have to have a conscience’: MSNBC legal analyst

Saturday evening the cast of SNL took to the stage to mock the unfaltering support among Republican officials for President Donald Trump. As the last year has shown, it wouldn’t matter what Trump did, Republican officials would make excuses for it. MSNBC host Kendis Gibson played a clip of &#8…

US manufacturer accuses Trump of keeping him from doubling his workforce in brutally blunt op-ed

The owner of one of the United States largest bicycle manufacturing operations opened up to the Washington Post that he’d love to add more employees to his workforce to meet demand, but Donald Trump’s trade war with China is crippling his business. Speaking with the Post’s Sophia N…

Florida Republicans in a panic that Trump will lose them the state — and him the election — in 2020

While many Republicans are cautiously watching Donald Trump’s saber-rattling at Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro, Florida Republicans worry that Trump’s all-talk-no-action response so far will cost him — and possibly them — the state in the 202o election. According to a repor…

What’s behind Donald Trump’s astounding avalanche of lies? Nothing good

So Donald Trump has told 10,000-plus lies, or “misstatements,” since taking office as president. So what? All those lies, and what sense have we made of them? That’s the first question that really matters: What sense can we make of an avalanche of lies designed to overwhelm our capacity to make Continue Reading