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Government by tantrum: Trump threatens to declare another emergency to expand his power

When Donald Trump couldn’t get the money he wanted through Congress to support his fiction of a border invasion, he dragged out the National...

Are we a democracy or are we a monarchy?

So now we’ve got our national emergency. It’s absolute bullshit. Everyone—including The Man Who Lost The Popular Vote himself—is under no illusions about this....

Donald Trump, incompetent super villain, comes up against the power of law, man

In the movies, super villains always pause in the middle of their evil schemes to give a detailed account of why and how they’re...

Twitter reacts to Donald Trump’s ’emergency’ declaration

As the Orange Buffoon detailed the national emergency our nation currently faces—that emergency being Trump facing the wrath of his rabid base over his epic fail...

Trump declares an emergency in the middle of the worst Trump speech ever—and that’s saying something

Donald Trump walked into the Rose Garden on Friday morning, and, as expected, abused the National Emergency Act to appropriate funds for a wall...

Trump wants a ‘simple’ bill that gives him his wall, is likely to get an equally simple ‘no’

The bipartisan conference committee seeking a solution to the budget crisis that Trump engineered in December has until Feb. 15 to come up with an...

If Trump declares a national emergency, Nancy Pelosi can immediately force a vote on rolling it back

As Trump continues to hold out the threat of declaring a national emergency to abscond with the funds he wants to build his nonsensical...

If Trump declares a national emergency, it will be a genuine crisis for democracy

Faced with the prospect of actually cutting a deal, the great deal-maker is opting out. Instead, Donald Trump will address the nation on Tuesday evening to inform...

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A surprisingly expansive proposal to protect voting rights from Senator… Manchin!

Just when you thought all hope was lost on Sen. Manchin (D-WTF), he comes up with a proposal that...
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Stop-the-Steal legislator removed from AZ audit because 'optics,' another provides security. Wot?

After an Arizona Republic reporter tweeted a photo of former State Senator Anthony Kern working at the Republican Party’s corrupt money-making...

Greene’s tax fraud

Another day, another story that confirms what we all know: Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has no business in Congress. This...

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The exploiting of and problems with the 1st amendment

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