Free Mattress-Seeker Scott Pruitt Also Used His Position to Try to Get His Wife a Job at Chick-fil-A

It’s weird how when Scott Pruitt does stuff he isn’t supposed to do—so, most days—those things always end up being kind of depressing, eliciting the same very particular sort of bored carsick feeling that I always get while standing in line at the post office. This time? The Washington Post reports that Pruitt had his…

Former US Attorney Preet Bharara Was Reportedly Investigating Health Secretary Tom Price When He Was Fired

Last weekend, a United States Attorney from New York, Preet Bharara, was fired after refusing to comply with Jeff Sessions’ order (reportedly requested by Donald Trump) that 46 US attorneys resign immediately and, according to sources, unexpectedly. Bharara in particular had reportedly been assured by Trump just a few…

Rod Blagojevich's Lawyers: Being a Lead Singer in a Jailhouse Rock Band Qualifies as 'Good Behavior'

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was re-sentenced Tuesday to the same 14 years he’s been serving in federal prison for corruption. A judge denied his request to have his sentence cut to five years, even after his lawyers argued that Blagojevich is a changed man, citing, among other things, the fact that he was…