Who Is Don McGahn? Former White House Counsel Is Embroiled in Trump Investigation

Former White House Counsel Don McGahn has been embroiled in congressional conflict over Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report almost as much as Attorney General William Barr, but Barr’s prominent position often overshadows the important role McGahn could play in the ongoing investigation into alleged obstruction of justice. McGahn, who resigned from his position in October, […]

7 Books in Business and Journalism You Should Read This Summer

Summer reading lists shouldn’t be just for schoolkids. It’s the best time of year to relax at the park or on the beach with a fresh new book. Here is a selection of some of the most exciting releases in business and journalism books this summer. The Plaza: The Secret Life of America’s Most Famous […]

How the Trump Administration Wants to Speed Up the Arrival of 5G Wireless

Emphasizing its desire for the U.S. to win the global race to deploy 5G wireless technology, the Trump Administration issued two reports on Thursday that serve as an action plan for the effort. “Our goal is to ensure that not only does the United States lead the world in 5G, but also the American people […]

‘Ill-Prepared’ Trump vs ‘Do Nothing’ Democrats: The Aftermath of an Infrastructure Meeting

The infrastructure meeting between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and other Congressional Democrats was not necessarily expected to yield an immediate outcome. But rather than discussing how to fund the $2 trillion infrastructure plan, the meeting abruptly ended and has devolved into finger pointing in the 24 […]

The Questionable Future of Donald Trump’s Department of Justice

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may have been controversial at times–Democrats applauded his appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, then criticized him for not pressing the attorney general to pursue obstruction of justice charges against President Donald Trump–but he had been with the DOJ since 1990. Now, Rosenstein is becoming another experienced employee to exit […]

Hillary Clinton Talks Immigration, Healthcare, Foreign Policy—And Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton addressed several issues pressing the Trump administration Friday, commenting on healthcare, immigration, foreign policy, and more during a candid discussion at the Women in the World summit in Manhattan. “We deserve to see the Mueller report,” said Clinton, referring to the special counsel investigation’s report that Attorney General William Barr is currently redacting […]

Susan Rice: The U.S. Has Become an ‘Exporter of Instability’ Under Trump

Susan Rice, formerly the National Security Adviser under Barack Obama, criticized the Trump administration’s foreign policy Thursday, saying that the United States has become an “exporter of instability.” “The world has long looked to the United States to lead with respect to our values, to lead with respect to our interests, to bring coalitions together–whether […]

How These Fortune 500 Companies (Legally) Paid $0 In Taxes Last Year

When it comes to tax day, many big American corporations have a powerful message: We’ll pass. Of the Fortune 500 companies that have already filed their 2018 taxes, 60 were profitable and yet avoided all federal income tax, according to an ITEP analysis released on Thursday. The total U.S. income of the 60–which ITEP reports […]

What Happens If the Affordable Care Act Is Struck Down?

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has existed largely on the edge of a cliff since President Donald Trump entered the White House. While Trump has thus far failed to fulfill his campaign promise of repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama’s signature health care plan, he appeared to get a second wind […]