Washington Brief Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is planning to file memos this week about President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. The prosecutors have reportedly told defense attorneys they are “tying up loose ends” in their investigation into Russian election meddling, […]
Wisconsin’s Republican governor, Scott Walker, is pushing for one last power grab in his final month in office, a move that may signal a larger GOP agitation over newfound Democratic power in some purple states. [The Nation / John Nichols] Shortly after the midterm election, Walker is moving ahead with a sweeping lame-duck agenda, hoping to […]
Brett Erlich breaks down Northwestern’s active shooter training video and NRATV’s Chuck Holton response
North Carolina’s election board voted again to delay certification of the election results in the 9th Congressional District amid allegations of irregularities and possible criminal activity with absentee ballots, a move that could potentially lead to a call for a new election.
Republicans in two key swing states have launched a partisan blitz during lame duck sessions to strip power away from incoming Democrats.
Week in Review Passing of 41st president Former President George H.W. Bush – the son of a senator and father of a governor and president – died Friday night at his home in Houston, Texas. The decorated Navy pilot, two-term congressman from Texas, ambassador to the United Nations, chairman of the Republican National Committee, U.S. […]
Washington Brief Lawmakers are set to pass a stop-gap funding measure that would keep the government open through Dec. 21, delaying the prospect of a partial shutdown over funding for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. The House has canceled all roll call votes this week as the Capitol mostly grinds to a halt for […]
Democrats have committed to investigating the Trump administration when they take control of the House in 2019. Ari Melber breaks down how the Trump administration could ultimately refuse to cooperate and in that scenario, there will be a key legal fight, because Democratic chairs cannot act alone to enforce a subpoena.
President Trump is pretty good at signing stuff – with his personalized, giant permanent markers.
Tonight, Chuck is obsessed with outgoing Wisconsin governor Scott Walker’s attempts to spin his election loss.