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Omar: An administration ‘that lies about weather maps’ can’t be trusted on Iran

Omar: An administration ‘that lies about weather maps’ can’t be trusted on Iran

Rep. Ilhan Omar on Monday dismissed President Donald Trump’s ability to navigate escalating tensions with Iran, pointing to the controversy over Hurricane Dorian’s path and whether it would hit Alabama. “Congress has the constitutional right to declare war. The President doesn’t have it. The secretary of state doesn’t it have and Saudi Arabia certainly doesn’t…MORE

Can Donald Trump change the electoral map, again?

Can Donald Trump change the electoral map, again?

Donald Trump is in New Mexico tonight for a campaign rally, the latest sign his 2020 reelection team believes he can carry the Land of Enchantment in 2020. Which would seem very unlikely given that a) he lost New Mexico by 8 points to Hillary Clinton in 2016 and b) Democrats control the state’s governorship,…MORE

The world’s largest amphibian is this newly discovered giant salamander

The world’s largest amphibian is this newly discovered giant salamander

A giant salamander that once lived in the London Zoo and was later on display at the Natural History Museum represents a new species that may be the world’s largest amphibian. This finding is part of a larger discovery about the diversity of Chinese giant salamanders, separating what was once thought of as a single…MORE

5 takeaways from the new book about Brett Kavanaugh

5 takeaways from the new book about Brett Kavanaugh

Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly dropped a political bombshell on Washington when they published an excerpt of their book on Brett Kavanaugh describing an additional incident from the Supreme Court justice’s time at Yale in the 1980s that didn’t come out during his contentious confirmation hearings last year. The book, “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh,”…MORE

Justice Department to honor lawyers who supported Kavanaugh nomination

Justice Department to honor lawyers who supported Kavanaugh nomination

The Justice Department will present a prestigious award to the team of lawyers who did “work in support of the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh” to the Supreme Court, according to an internal email sent to department staff Friday. The email, obtained by CNN, says Taylor Owings, Douglas Rathbun and Craig Minerva along with others across…MORE

How to impeach a Supreme Court justice

How to impeach a Supreme Court justice

Several Democratic presidential hopefuls are calling for the impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after a new book provided unreported details of an incident of alleged sexual misconduct while he was a student at Yale. Because justices receive lifetime appointments, removing one is harder than just calling up someone and firing them. In order…MORE

Sean Spicer is just the latest politico hoping to dance his way into your heart

Sean Spicer is just the latest politico hoping to dance his way into your heart

Tom DeLay in 2009, in the middle of his indictment on charges of campaign money laundering. Rick Perry in 2016, after his failed presidential bid. Now, Sean Spicer, after his brief and inglorious tenure as the White House press secretary for the Trump administration in 2017. There’s a long history of figures — pop-cultural and…MORE

Trump says it looks like Iran was behind Saudi oil field attack

Trump says it looks like Iran was behind Saudi oil field attack

President Donald Trump told reporters Monday that “it’s looking like” Iran was behind this weekend’s attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia but suggested it was too early to say for sure. He also said he was “not looking to get into new conflict, but sometimes you have to.” “Well, it’s looking that way,” Trump…MORE

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