The Oversight and Reform committee has a broad ambit that allows it to scrutinize seemingly everything done by the executive branch. But as Trump’s lawsuit observes, the committee is not the Justice Department.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders denied the White House has a culture of lying, which is a lie itself. Or maybe an understatement since the whole White House ecosystem consists of lies.
A new report on how the NRA conducts is business should give pause even to its most loyal supporters. This can't be what 5 million members signed up for.
President Trump would be better off not keeping the public focused on the findings in Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III's report.
Thanks to Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s voluminous findings, we finally have a common set of facts to frame the debate over President Trump's behavior.
Atty. Gen. William Barr should have postponed his presser until after reporters (and the public) had time to read, or at least skim, the report.
There are a few ways to look at the controversy over Rep. Ilhan Omar, but in the end this is all about the Republicans trying to paint Democrats into an anti-American socialist corner.
A new survey found that 68% of the voters interviewed had paid the same amount or more in income taxes in 2018 than they did the year before.
While Pope Francis has suggested that the sexual abuse crisis is linked to the “plague of clericalism,” his predecessor Benedict XVI blames a decline of traditional sexual morality in — you guessed it — the 1960s.
President Trump affirmed he is considering releasing asylum-seeking migrants in so-called sanctuary cities and states. He see it as payback to his political opponents. Boy, is he mistaken.
The new Hampshire Legislature has, by a veto-proof margin, voted to end the death penalty, which would make it the 21st state to do so. California ought to join it, and soon.
The debate over whether the IRS will have to release President Trump's tax returns took a positively Nixonian turn this week.
President Obama did not have a policy of separating migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, and Trump did not end the practice. Why does Trump keep lying about this?
Fewer people with criminal records apprehended at the border? In adept political hands, that'd be celebrated as a victory. But, well, President Trump.
There have been too many dead horses and not enough answers at the Santa Anita Park over the past three months for me to sit in the stands in good conscience for the Santa Anita Derby.
In a decision rejecting condemned killer Russell Bucklew's challenge of Missouri's method of execution, Justice Neil M. Gorsuch complained about defendants' multiple appeals. That's a chilling view from the nation's top court.
Trump is right about one thing — the U.S. immigration system is dysfunctional. But he isn't interested in fixing it. He's exploiting it to push his anti-immigration agenda.
Thankfully, thee justices flip-flopped on the issue of whether a state can dictate which religion is represented at inmate executions.
To make real, sustainable progress on healthcare issues, we have to reach consensus on whether Americans have a right to care they can afford.
Clemency for Manafort, Flynn et al would give rise to suspicions that they were being rewarded for their loyalty to the president or perhaps even for their silence.
Adam Schiff shouldn’t step down, but he does need to explain his collusion comments. If he has information the public doesn't, he needs to say so.
Most presidents try to bring changes to policies they think aren’t working. Trump just tries to break things to give himself negotiating leverage. That's what's happening with Obamacare.
There was enough evidence of Russian contacts and attempted contacts with the Trump campaign to merit an independent look.
Trump is likely covering for his latest jaw-dropping gift to Israel’s right-wing president, Benjamin Netanyahu: declaring the Golan Heights to be officially part of Israel.