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READ: Alleged Mob Boss Killer Is QAnon Believer Who Thought Trump Backed Him

The alleged perpetrator of the highest profile mob killing in years was a believer of the QAnon conspiracy theory, the man’s lawyer wrote Friday. → Read More

How A Controversial Unsourced Dem Poll Became Red Meat For The Trump Campaign

An anonymous poll that establishment Democrats used to bash the party’s left flank has, whether they like it or not, become read meat for the Trump campaign. → Read More

Trump Conveniently Forgets When He Endorsed Using Debt Limit As Leverage

In his latest act of self-contradiction, President Donald Trump proclaimed Friday not only that negotiations over raising the federal debt ceiling were in “good… → Read More

Fox News Serves Trump Warm Glass Of Milk On Racist Ilhan Omar Attacks

Over an evening of coverage of Trump’s racist attacks against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and others, the message was nearly identical: Mr. President, you’re right. → Read More

This Week: Swamp Creature Phone(d) Home

Swamp Creature Phone(d) Home — New emails obtained by Pacific Standard magazine illustrate the much-greater-than-we-knew level of communication between a... → Read More

4 Key Moments When FBI Alleged Trump Was Aware Of Hush Money Scheme

Newly unredacted documents show just how in the loop Trump was as Michael Cohen tried to keep an alleged affair between Trump and Stormy Daniels quiet. → Read More

Emails Reveal New Contacts Between Trump Official And Former Employer

In May 2017, a senior Trump appointee sent an email to a lawyer at his former workplace, the Koch-funded Texas Public Policy Foundation: “Keep fighting.” → Read More

GOP Email Blast Targets 29 ‘Deranged’ Dems Who Supported Pelosi Calling Out Racism

Amid the ongoing fallout over President Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on four minority congresswomen, House Republicans’ campaign arm on Tuesday seized the… → Read More

Trump's Tweets So Clearly Racist It's Spelled Out In Discrimination Law

If an employer had tweeted what Trump did at his or her employees, that employer could face a lawsuit. → Read More

How Trump Flipped Anti-Semitism On Its Head To Deflect His Racist Tweets

When President Donald Trump on Sunday told several Democratic women of color to “go back” to “the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came… → Read More

Chinese Diplomat Defends Uighur Camps With Twitter Rant On Racism In DC

Former Obama-era National Security Adviser Susan Rice argued on Twitter Sunday with the deputy chief of mission for the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. → Read More

Top GOPers Silent As Trump Keeps Up Racist Attack Against Colleagues

President Donald Trump’s racist attack Sunday telling several Democratic congresswomen to go back to countries they came from (or, in reality… → Read More

Alabama Newspaper Editor Who Endorsed KKK Replaced As Owner

The infamous smalltime Alabama newspaper owner known for his endorsement of the Ku Klux Klan’s terrorism has left the ink industry. → Read More

House Report Shines Light On Multiple Infants Under One Separated From Parents

“At least 18” infants and toddlers under two years old were separated from their parents as a result of the Trump administration’s family separation policy. → Read More

This Week: Trump Doral Loses Strip Club Clientele

Let’s just take a moment to consider that, until reporters caught wind of the story, the President’s golf course was set to host a stripper auction. → Read More

Both Sides Claim Vindication After Vid Surfaces Showing Trump Kissing Accuser

It was a rare piece of evidence in what are usually he-said-she-said cases: Video. In this case, video of then-candidate Donald Trump kissing a campaign staffer… → Read More

Trump Org Cancels Strip Club Golf Tournament After Nonprofit Pulls Out

The nonprofit’s director told TPM he hadn’t known the event was organized by a local strip club and would feature exotic dancers as caddies when he signed on. → Read More

Nonprofit Bails On Strip Club's Golf Tournament At Trump Doral

The nonprofit set to benefit from a strip club’s tournament at President Donald Trump’s Florida golf course this weekend is bailing on the event. → Read More

Trump Doral To Host Golf Tournament With 'Miami's Hottest Strippers'

President Trump’s Florida golf club will host “Miami’s hottest strippers” later this week for a golf tournament thrown by an area strip club… → Read More

Duncan Hunter's Lawyer Attended Clinton Fundraiser He Said Disqualified Prosecutors

In a 22-page motion last month, Rep. Duncan Hunter’s (R-CA) lawyer Gregory Vega argued that the campaign finance case against the congressman was undercut by… → Read More