National Park Service Releases Photos That Confirm No One Came to Trump's Party

The day after he was sworn in as president, Donald Trump called up acting National Park Service director Michael Reynolds to ask him to provide photographic evidence that the crowds at the inauguration ceremony had been as large—if not larger—than his predecessor’s, despite reports to the contrary. On Friday, the…

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Lied About Inauguration Attendance At His First Briefing

On Saturday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer opened an update on the president’s activities with a lecture on the “proper use of Twitter” for the media, and an extended rant about attendance numbers for yesterday’s inauguration ceremony. He did not mention today’s worldwide women’s marches, and he did not take…

Former Announcer Charles Brotman Found Something Better to Do This Inauguration

With just a few weeks to go before the inauguration, President Donald J. Trump unceremoniously fired legendary announcer Charles Brotman by email. Never mind that Brotman had announced every inaugural parade since Eisenhower; never mind that the cold, abrupt dismissal left him shattered—as it turns out, Brotman found…

Despite Promises and a Suspect Pile of Folders, Donald Trump Still Hasn't Divested From Any of His Companies

Two weeks ago, Donald Trump held a press conference intended to explain how he plans to divest himself from his companies to ensure he won’t encounter any conflicts of interest as president. Never mind that his plan itself—to turn over control to his sons, Donald Jr. and the other one—is highly suspect and in no way…

Your Guide to Trump's Very White, Very Rich, Very Frightening Cabinet

WASHINGTON, DC—For the past several weeks, whenever President Donald Trump’s (haha fuck) transition team would announce a new member of his cabinet, the nation would partake in a communal panic—about the nominee’s lack of qualifications, about their past scandals and conflicts of interest, about what the stakes are if…