Demonstrator Arrested at Inauguration Describes Being Detained on the Street For 8 Hours

Some 230 people are being charged with felony rioting after being arrested in Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day. It’s an extremely severe charge that a class-action lawsuit alleges was applied indiscriminately to a huge group of people, many of whom weren’t “rioting” at all. We’ve spoken to one of the…

There Were Three Times as Many People at the D.C. Women's March Than at Trump's Inauguration 

Donald Trump and, by extension, his administration have been whining and lying about his visibly low inauguration turnout on Friday, falsely claiming the president drew historically large crowds. These were very special crowds, because only the president could see them. (Trump said in remarks delivered to CIA staff on…

Contrary to Trump's Claim, the 'Dress Shops' in D.C. Are Definitely Not Sold Out

In an interview with the New York Times last night about Meryl Streep’s scathing Golden Globes speech (“as if Meryl Streep and others could read my mind”), President-Elect Donald Trump claimed that actually, so many celebrities and regular people are coming to his inauguration that all the “dress shops” in Washington,…

Trump Sons Claim They're Not Involved in Sketchy Inauguration Fundraiser Despite Sitting On Its Board 

The Center for Public Integrity has revealed that Donald Trump’s large adult sons sit on the board of a foundation offering access to the new president during Inauguration Weekend in exchange for money. The Opening Day Foundation also said that the highest bidders would get to go on a hunting trip with Donald Jr. and…