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…

Facing Dem Obstruction, Republicans Ignore Senate Rules and Do Whatever the Fuck They Want 

After Democrats refused to show up for the vote on Cabinet nominees Steven Mnuchin and Rep. Tom Price—an obstruction tactic waged amid intense pressure from the left, which has strengthened in reaction to Trump’s absolutely terrifying first week—Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has, as the …

Watch Sen. Michael Bennet Lecture a Shaken Rep. Tom Price About GOP Health Care Hypocrisy

Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) is a Tea Party Republican who voted, last week, to repeal the Affordable Care Act without any shred of a plan to replace it. He is also Trump’s nominee to head the Department of Health and Human Services, the agency tasked with implementing the ACA, Medicare, Medicaid and other public health…

Stop this Train, I Wanna Get Off: It's Another Senate Confirmation Hearings Liveblog

Choo-choo! It’s another day of living on the Snowpiercer, an inequitable dystopia in which the vindictive king eating steak at the front of the train waves his hand and knights his wealthy, corrupt minions to attempt to govern us while we eat roach cakes. No?... Okay, it’s just another full day of Senate confirmation…