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On day of protest, police make 13 arrests as pro-Trump crowd clashes with anti-fascists in California and thousands call for financial disclosure elsewhere Hundreds of self-described anti-fascist protesters and supporters of Donald Trump clashed in Berkeley, California, in sporadic brawls on Saturday. Protests in cities around the rest of the country, including a number of […]

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Both president and Mike Pence joined last-minute effort to get out vote in Congressional election that hinted voter loyalty may be shifting A feeble win for a Republican in a special congressional election in deep Donald Trump country on Tuesday hung tantalizingly, for Democrats, as a potential signal of voter discontent with the president and […]

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Wall Street Journal says George Conway will head civil division, though White House and Department of Justice do not confirm choice Donald Trump has chosen the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to head the civil division of the Justice Department, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. George Conway was chosen to lead […]

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Senior Republican calls on president to prove extraordinary allegation that his predecessor tapped phones in Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign Senior Barack Obama was involved in wiretapping his phones or retract the claim. McCains demand came after the House intelligence committee asked the president for evidence that phones at Trump Tower were tapped during […]

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Mitch McConnell and Devin Nunes said they hadnt seen evidence to support baseless allegations that Barack Obama wiretapped Trump during the election While the White House on Tuesday stood by Donald Trump blames Barack Obama for leaks and protests But just hours earlier, White House press secretary Sean Spicer doubled down on Trumps charge against […]

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The US presidents links to Russia reflect the depth of the political crisis. This is a scandal of the entire American right Whos the villainhere? Naturally our rage focuses onDonald Trump, a pantomime baddie drawn, as he would put it, from central casting. But behind him stand many others, and its about time they sharedin […]

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Republican senator uses Munich speech to reflect on disarray in Trump White house, saying president contradicts himself Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/18/john-mccain-savages-donald-trump-administration-inability-separate-truth-from-lies

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Republican majority leader Mitch McConnell objected that Warren had broken Senate rules prohibiting one member impugning the conduct of another Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/08/elizabeth-warren-mitch-mcconnell-silence-senate-debate-jeff-sessions-nomination

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Obama promised solutions but let the people down. Is it any surprise that they voted for real change? Amid the ongoing protests against President Trump, calls for resistance among Democratic politicians and activists, and the overheated rhetoric casting Trump and his supporters as fascists and xenophobes, an outsider might be forgiven for thinking that America […]

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