The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Trump administration’s travel ban, which bans residents of six Muslim-majority countries from traveling to the United States, will be enforced in full, even as its legality is still up for debate.
President Donald Trump’s ruthless war against transgender members of the military has met yet another stumbling block. The Washington Post reports that a second federal judge has stopped the proposed ban of transgender individuals in the military, as service members are “already suffering harmful consequences.”
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, the guy who took a $12,000 charter flight to Montana at taxpayers’ expense on a plane owned by oil and gas executives, has proposed doubling entrance fees at 17 national parks, making a visit to the Grand Tetons more expensive than the Louvre.
On Wednesday, Buzzfeed News reported it had learned that the Justice Department began conducting an investigation, which is likely ongoing, into admissions practices at Harvard.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, a villainous Wall Street muppet from a 1980s Jim Henson film, continues to draw criticism for his use of a government plane to fly to Fort Knox, Kentucky on a trip that included a viewing of the solar eclipse.
Prior to his appointment, William Bradford, the head of Energy Department’s Office of Indian Energy, was eager to share his opinions on everything from race to gender, ethnicity, and former President Barack Obama on his now-deleted Twitter.
The Environmental Protection Agency is going to offer some staff members buyouts in a move to reduce their numbers, Reuters reports, in an attempt to fall in line with President Donald Trump’s promise to thoroughly fuck environmental regulations and protections for the sake of his 2018 budget.
Jared Kushner, son-in-law of President Donald Trump and close personal adviser despite a galling lack of experience, is now under scrutiny by the FBI in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
While the country was distracted with the passing of the Republican’s disastrous health care bill today, Reuters reports that the State Department is considering a rule that would require certain visa applicants to give the government access to their social media accounts, in what many see as a push towards the…
According to a report from Politico, President Donald Trump is set to appoint Teresa Manning as deputy assistant secretary for population affairs in the Department of Health and Human Services. In that position, Manning will oversee the federal funding for family planning programs.
After the Republican’s attempt at a healthcare bill failed spectacularly, President Donald Trump threatened to cut insurance subsidies in an attempt to force Democrats back to the table to negotiate on healthcare. Now, with a government shutdown pending, it seems the White House has backed down from this threat in…
Under the guise of giving the American people what they want, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has been given authority by President Trump to review any national monument created since January 1, 1996 that spans at least 100,000 acres with the intent of either rescinding them or resizing them.
After successfully convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that there was reason to believe that former Trump adviser Carter Page was acting as an “agent of foreign power,” last summer the FBI obtained a court order to monitor Page’s communications last summer as part of the ongoing investigation…
There has possibly never been a more fascinating specimen behind the White House podium than Sean Spicer, a swiftly disintegrating man whose clenched, spray-tanned body is in a perpetual state of fight-or-flight.
Twitter just filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security and US Customs and Border Protection over an attempt by those agencies to unmask an anonymous Twitter account, @ALT_uscis, that is frequently critical of United States immigration policy.
In his current life, Sebastian Gorka is a deputy assistant to Donald Trump, a job that involves going on television a lot and defending the president’s ideas about terrorism and national defense. According to his résumé, Gorka has some experience in that arena as a veteran of the British Territorial Army in the early…
A new Politico report, based on interviews with almost a dozen White House aides and agency staffers, describes an “environment of fear” in which staffers are suspicious of each other, of the press, of anti-Trump department staffers, and overwhelmingly, of the CIA and the “deep state.” Shockingly, an administration…
Human egg timer and press secretary Sean Spicer has something to tell us: when the 45th president blustered on Twitter about Barack Obama wiretapping Trump Tower, he wasn’t actually blaming Obama, or even referring exclusively to wiretapping. No, no — his words were laden with nuance that—somehow—must have escaped us.
Just one day after Hawaii filed a suit against the newly-revised but still very awful travel ban signed by Donald Trump, Washington state has renewed its request to block the executive order.
In an effort to make Muslim Ban 2.0 happen, Donald Trump will sign a new executive order Monday. It bans people from six majority-Muslim countries from getting visas for 90 days, and suspends the United States’ entire refugee program for 120 days. You may recall that this went poorly last time and was blocked by a…