Nearly All The Democrats And One Republican In The Senate Are Accusing Mattis Of Bringing Back "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
In a letter to Mattis, lawmakers cited a new study that shows the Pentagon's own data shows that transgender troops can deploy without issues, contradicting his recommendations to Trump.
Could Paulette Jordan Be The First Native American Governor?
In Idaho, any Democrat running is a long shot. But Paulette Jordan — who, if elected, would become the first Native American to serve as a governor — doesn’t mind the odds, and isn’t heeding calls to let an older, white, established candidate take her place.
The Center For American Progress Staff Was Shocked After Neera Tanden Named The Anonymous Harassment Victim In An All-Staff Meeting
The meeting comes after BuzzFeed News reported on allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation against those who reported at the progressive organization. “People audibly gasped when she did that.”
Michael Cohen Formally States He Will Take The Fifth In The Stormy Daniels Lawsuit
In a statement filed in court Wednesday, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer asserted what his own lawyers have been arguing in court: He will assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in Daniels' lawsuit in California.
Trump's Veterans Affairs Pick Was Allegedly Dubbed "Candyman" For Prescribing Drugs Without Paperwork
Democrats have released a lengthy list of allegations against Trump’s nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary, which include drunkenness on the job, an “explosive” temper, and unethical practices in prescribing medication.
Neera Tanden Says She Is "Deeply Sorry" Following A BuzzFeed News Report About Sexual Harassment At The Center For American Progress
“At the end of the day the most important thing is that our staff feel safe, supported, and listened to. That that didn’t happen is something that is on me to rectify for the future,” CAP President Neera Tanden wrote in an email to staff Tuesday evening.
The Only Time Trump Dissed Flynn Was To The FBI Director After He Was Told The FBI Knew Flynn Was Lying
Donald Trump's questioning of Michael Flynn's judgment came at a dinner with James Comey the day after the acting attorney general had told the White House the FBI knew Flynn was lying about his contacts with the Russian ambassador.
Trump’s Move To Dismantle Obamacare Could Backfire And Lead To Billions In Extra Money For The Insurance Industry
Last fall, the White House declared it was getting tough on health insurers by taking away a key Obamacare subsidy. Now the government could end up having to pay billions more to the insurance industry than if it had done nothing.
More Senators Are Calling For Changes To The Way Congress Handles Sexual Harassment
“Echoing our Senate colleagues, ‘Everyone deserves to work in an environment free from harassment and discrimination.’ We urge you to bring legislation before the full Senate without delay to ensure that the congressional workplace embodies this ideal.”
The Government’s Two-Decade Ban On Studying Gun Violence Was Supposed To End. It Hasn’t.
In March, Congress gave CDC the green light to study the causes of gun violence. One month later there is no sign of that work starting, and there is little research on what causes high gun death rates in the US.