Trump says he's had 'one very brief meeting' about UFOs, but remains skeptical

Amid a recent increase in speculation about unidentified flying objects, President Donald Trump has admitted to at least one meeting about the topic. But there’s been no proof that alien spacecraft are flying around earth, and Trump himself said he was doubtful that’s the case. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In an interview with ABC News set to […]

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Trump Wants Major Cuts At Federal Advisory Committees

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for all of its advisory committees created under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. And it gives agency heads until September to terminate at […]

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Bush Ethics Lawyer Says It’s ‘Cowardly’ That House Won’t Impeach Trump

Richard Painter, a law professor who served as former President George W. Bush’s chief ethics lawyer, skewered House leadership for hesitating to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump on Friday morning, eight weeks after the release of a redacted version of the Mueller report. “Refusing to impeach [Trump] in the face of such obvious crimes is a cowardly dereliction […]

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Trump Indicates Willingness To Accept Dirt On Opponents From Foreign Operatives

President Donald Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election but now suggests he would be willing to accept damaging information about his opponent from a foreign government to remain in the White House. Trump made the shocking revelation about potentially accepting foreign assistance during an interview with ABC News’ Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos, claiming […]

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'I think I'd take it': Trump says he might not go to the FBI if a foreign government like Russia offered him dirt on political opponents

President Donald Trump said he would consider not going to the FBI if he obtained opposition research against a political opponent from a foreign adversary like Russia. “I think you might want to listen,” Trump said to ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos during an interview, a portion of which aired on Wednesday. “There’s nothing wrong with listening.” Trump described the information […]

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Bernie Sanders Pitches ‘Democratic Socialism’ As Next Stage Of FDR’s New Deal

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) presented his plan to implement “democratic socialism” as the completion of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “unfinished business” in a speech on Wednesday, contrasting his proposal with what he called President Donald Trump’s “corporate socialism.” According to Sanders, completing FDR’s New Deal means finally realizing his vision of a “second bill of rights” ― rights that guarantee […]

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Poll: Biden leads Trump by 13 percentage points nationally in head-to-head matchup

WASHINGTON – If the 2020 election was held this week, a new poll suggests President Donald Trump would likely lose to several top Democratic presidential candidates, including former Vice President Joe Biden. According to a new national Quinnipiac poll, Biden holds a 13 percentage-point lead over Trump, 53% to 40%. In the Democratic primary race, Biden is currently the front-runner, with […]

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Bernie Sanders to defend democratic socialism in face of attacks from right and left

Sen. Bernie Sanders will offer a robust defense of his democratic socialist political philosophy Wednesday amid growing clamor from centrist Democrats that some of his proposals on health care and climate change play into the hands of President Trump. The defense will be offered in a speech at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., that has been billed by the Sanders […]

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Ryan Zinke’s Loud Donald Trump Campaign Socks Broke The Law

Wild socks worn to an official event by former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke were not only in questionable taste, they also broke the law. It’s a violation of the Hatch Act for most federal employees to use their position to promote partisan politics. Zinke’s colorful socks featured an image of President Donald Trump with Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.” […]

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