| 22 mins ago There’s been no shortage of finger-pointing in the eight months since Donald Trump stunned the world by beating Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States. Check out our full coverage. For political junkies, the culmination of that debate over how presumed front-runner Clinton lost the election to a political novice was the publication of Shattered, a campaign tell-all chronicling the infighting that purportedly paralyzed the candidate’s team.
Sometimes criminals commit one serious crime but are punished for another less serious crime. So it was in my view and the view of many others with respect to O. J. Simpson. So it may be with President Donald Trump. This is no longer a partisan issue or at least not a Democrat vs. Republican issue. He was elected with less than half the popular vote. Currently his overall approval rating runs from a high
Gov. Larry Hogan is scheduled to be the headline speaker at a fundraiser Thursday for a conservative candidate for Pennsylvania governor whose populist style has been compared to that of President Donald J. Trump. Hogan plans to speak at an event in York, Pa., on behalf of Scott Wagner, a state senator from York County who is one of two announced candidates vying for the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf. More Republican
WASHINGTON (AP) — Records show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency spent weekends in his home state during his first three months in office, frequently flying to and from Oklahoma at taxpayer’s expense. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s expense reports from March, April and May were released following a Freedom of Information request filed by Environmental Integrity Project, a non-profit watchdog group. The records show Pruitt traveled home at least 10 times, typically leaving Washington
By John Wagner, The national political debate is consumed with allegations of collusion with a foreign government, playing dirty in the election and giving preferential treatment to family and friends. Familiar charges, no doubt, but there is a twist: In each of these cases, President Trump and his allies are making the accusations, and their target is Hillary Clinton — the Democrat vanquished in a presidential contest held nearly nine months ago. For many Republicans,
(Adds details on party’s interim leader) CALGARY, Alberta, July 24 (Reuters) – The two right-leaning parties in Canada’s oil-rich province of Alberta elected an interim leader on Monday after voting over the weekend to form a new conservative alliance to take on the ruling New Democratic Party (NDP). Provincial legislator Nathan Cooper of the Wildrose Party won the vote to head the new United Conservative Party, he told reporters. He is expected to head the