Eric Holder Says That Comey Press Conference "Would Not Have Happened" Had He Been Attorney General
"I would have told Jim Comey, 'You can go up there as the FBI director and try to hold this press conference, but you will leave that podium as the ex–FBI director,'" Holder said on BuzzFeed News' AM to DM Friday.
There Will Be A Public Hearing With Brett Kavanaugh And The Woman Who Accused Him Of Assault
The announcement of the hearing comes just a day after Christine Blasey Ford came forward publicly with allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school.
Senate Investigators Say They're Looking Into When Michael Cohen Knew About The Trump Tower Meeting
The Senate Intelligence Committee has reached out to Cohen following reports that conflict with his testimony about when he learned of the Trump Tower meeting.
Sen. Whitehouse Won't Defend Kirsten Gillibrand Against Attacks That She Killed Al Franken's Career
“That’s going to be between her and the people who feel that way," Whitehouse said on AM to DM.
John McCain Says Trump Is "Unwilling" And "Unable" To Stand Up To Putin
"No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant."
Peter Strzok Called Trump's Criticism Of A Fallen Soldier's Father "Horrible" And "Disgusting" During A Chaotic Congressional Hearing
FBI agent Peter Strzok defended his texts criticizing Donald Trump during the 2016 election, saying Republicans' implications "corrode" Americans' trust in the FBI.
The Trump Administration Is Partially Defunding Planned Parenthood
The Department of Health and Human Services is releasing a proposed rule that creates new barriers for family planning organizations that discuss or provide abortions.
Cecile Richards Won't Rule Out Running For Office In New York
"Never say never," the former Planned Parenthood president told BuzzFeed News' AM to DM Wednesday.
The Center For American Progress Is Hiring An Outside "Evaluator" To Investigate How It Handles Sexual Harassment
CAP is also adding mandatory sexual harassment training for staff following BuzzFeed News' report on allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation at the liberal think tank.
The Center For American Progress' Board Says It Has “Full Confidence” In Neera Tanden's Leadership
The liberal think tank is also hiring an outside "evaluator" to examine its policies and investigate how the organization handled reports of sexual harassment and retaliation first reported by BuzzFeed News.
After A Rough Confirmation Process, The Senate Just Confirmed Mike Pompeo To Be Trump’s Next Secretary Of State
The Senate voted Thursday in favor of the CIA director's nomination to take over from former secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who was fired in March.
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.”
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.
Inside The Divisive Fight Over How A Top Progressive Think Tank Handled Sexual Harassment
"All of this to say, I surely expected better out of an organization that housed a national campaign on sexual assault."
Mississippi Passed The Most Restrictive Abortion Law In The Country, But A Court Has Just Put It On Hold
Mississippi's new 15-week abortion ban will be put on hold for 10 days, after a US district judge said it is likely to be ruled unconstitutional.
Rep. Louise Slaughter, The First Woman To Chair The Powerful Rules Committee, Has Died
The New York Democrat died Friday morning, following a fall at her home last week.
Sen. Sherrod Brown Said West Virginia Teachers Strike Is "What Makes Our Country Great"
The Ohio Democrat praised the teachers in West Virginia for putting public pressure on the state legislature in an interview with AM to DM on Thursday.
The Senate Just Announced A Massive Bipartisan Deal On Spending, But DACA Will Have To Wait
Republicans and Democrats announced a two-year budget deal on Wednesday that provides funding for most of the major issues Congress has to deal with this year. But it leaves out DACA, as members continue negotiating on an immigration deal.