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House Democrats may soon get Trump’s personal tax returns. But what about his business ones?

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 13: Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA), speaks during a news conference held by House Democrats condemning the Trump Administration

House Ways and Means Chair Richard Neal House Democrats are preparing to challenge Donald Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns—something every other president and presidential nominee has done for decades—but Trump’s personal returns won’t tell the whole story, and some Democrats want to push further. What about his business tax returns? According to the […]

Trump’s policies are destroying the American farm ‘and no one knows how to stop it’

ATCHISON, MISSOURI - MARCH 21:  A structure is surrounded by floodwater on March 21, 2019 in Atchison, Kansas. Several Midwest states are battling some of the worst flooding they have experienced in decades as rain and snow melt from the recent

This past week has seen flood waters surge over Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. As NBC News reports, Offutt is home to the U.S. Strategic Command that overseas America’s nuclear strike capabilities. Even so, a third of the base is currently underwater as floods spawned in the wake of a record “bomb cyclone” have […]

Trump’s corporate tax cuts have helped fuel the largest monthly deficit ever – ThinkProgress

In December 2017, President Donald Trump signed a massive tax cut for corporations and the wealthy, calling it his “big, beautiful Christmas present” for the American people. While his Treasury Department predicted the cuts would pay for themselves through growth and Trump himself repeatedly promised to eliminate the deficit entirely, the latest budget numbers show […]

Trump’s decision on Golan Heights met with international condemnation – ThinkProgress

International condemnation flowed in on Friday in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Germany, Turkey, Russia, Egypt, and Syria all criticized the move, saying it would only serve to further destabilize the region. The European Union and Arab League also reaffirmed that Trump’s announcement will not change […]

Americans killed in Afghanistan, cathedral dismisses Trump’s lie

● Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is @DevinNunesLawyers: ● Coming up on Sunday Kos … Trump, GOP keep bullying Twitter and Facebook because they keep caving in, by Eric Boehlert The inevitable backlash of the Alpha Boys and White ISIS, by Frank Vyan Walton Violent white supremacy is nothing new, especially in America, by Sher Watts Spooner How to deal […]

Officials in charge of sanctions ‘defect’ as Trump’s trade war ramps up damage to the economy

US Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin testifies on the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget before a US House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, May 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Mnuchin’s people are running to help the other side in Trump’s trade war … and it’s hard to blame them. The sanctions office within the Department of the Treasury is experiencing its own kind of shortage: people. It’s not a matter of being unable to find people knowledgeable enough about sanctions to do the work. […]

Defense Department proposes paying for Trump’s racist wall by screwing over military families

“I hope you’re really, really smart!” In Donald Trump’s never-ending quest to find funding for his racist wall, his Defense Department is now proposing: … shifting funds away from projects that include $1.2 billion for schools, childcare centers and other facilities for military children, according to a list it has provided to lawmakers. Oh. Way to […]

Sad Trump aides find Trump’s unhinged attacks on war hero and husband of a colleague uncomfortable

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 18: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders talks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House January 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sanders announced that President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold a second summit at the end of February.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Anyone currently working in Donald Trump’s White House is inherently pathetic, unless perhaps they have stayed there for the sole purpose of leaking things to the press about the top contender for the absolute worst president in history. But there’s a special level of detestability for those aides who have chosen to stay in Trump’s employ […]

Trump’s troop deployment to border poses ‘unacceptable risk’ to combat readiness

14 November 2018, Mexico, Tijuana: A soldier patrols the border between Mexico and the USA on the edge of a protest by residents of the Mexican city of Tijuana against the arrival of further migrants from Central America. The rally took place near the border with the USA. They called on the people to leave their camps directly at the border fence and go to the refugee shelters. The Central Americans would create dirt and insecurity, they said. Photo by: Omar Mart

U.S. soldier on patrol to guard new concertina wire It’s been clear since day one that Donald Trump’s declaration of a “national emergency” was nothing more than a chunk of red meat to appease his rabid and racist base. And on Thursday, via two leaked memos obtained by the Los Angeles Times, we learn that Marine Corps Gen. Robert […]

White House stiff arms House panels on any information related to Trump’s secret Putin talks

US President Donald Trump (L) chats with Russia

In a highly predictable move, the White House refused to cooperate Thursday with congressional requests for information regarding Donald Trump’s private conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. White House Counsel Pat Cipollone argued that both constitutional principle and executive privilege shield a president’s diplomatic communications from congressional oversight.  “The committees’ letters cite no legal authority for the proposition […]