Former NASA scientist also weighs in on claims by Paltrow’s health and wellness website.
In January, President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey had dinner together. That fact may be the only part of the evening on which both sides agree. During an interview with NBC’s Lester Holt, Trump told the story first. In response to Holt’s questions about when Comey told the president he was not … Continued
President Donald Trump’s approval ratings just keep falling. The latest Quinnipiac University national poll, released yesterday, shows that more Americans disapprove of Trump and fewer approve of the job he is doing as president. The polling was conducted from May 4-9, so the numbers do not yet reflect the full fall out of the Comey firing and of … Continued
President Donald Trump earned criticism and questions after last night’s surprise firing of FBI Director James Comey. Republican reactions were more mixed than those coming from political commentators and Democrats, but still included calls for an independent investigation. John McCain used the occasion to continue his calls for a special prosecutor. “While the President has … Continued
Sally Yates could give a masterclass in how to testify before the Senate. The former Acting Attorney General faced the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday to discuss Russian involvement in the 2016 presidential election. In the face of questions about her actions, Yates calmly and coolly schooled Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, who seemed committed to … Continued
Doctors, hospitals, and insurers have come together to fight the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The bill was passed yesterday in the House of Representatives despite the unity of these groups, who all issued statements condemning the House’s move. “The bill passed by the House today will result in millions of Americans losing access to … Continued
The people of Chicago’s South Side will benefit from the generosity of Barack and Michelle Obama. The former president and first lady announced that they will donate $2 million to summer jobs programs for the youth of Chicago. At an event at the South Shore Cultural Center, Barack Obama said, “One of the things that … Continued
Yesterday, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that lawsuits against Kim Davis could proceed. The decision overturned a lower court that had thrown out three lawsuits filed by same-sex couples who were denied marriage licenses by the county clerk. Kim Davis became a right-wing figurehead when she refused to issue marriage licenses in Rowan … Continued