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Trump presidency: The dumbest moments of a monumentally stupid time.

For five years, we kept a Google Doc of the most deeply idiotic episodes of this monumentally stupid era. Now it’s time to share our work with the world.

The Final 30 Days of the Trump Presidency Will Be Its Most Terrifying

You think, as Sinclair Lewis put it, it can’t happen here, right? Think again! It can—and it has.

Democrats jump on Trump's demand for bigger stimulus checks, McConnell goes quiet

Here we go again: 221 days ago, the House passed the $3 trillion HEROES Act for coronavirus relief. That bill had another round of $1,200 direct payments to people. So did the compromise $2.2 trillion bill they passed 82 days ago. The occupier of...

Trump's presidential legacy, by the numbers

Words matter. But numbers tell stories, too. Presidential historians and others will plumb them as they assess President Donald Trump’s legacy, Trump's presidency...

Critics warn failed Trump coup has given way to 'brazen attempt' by GOP to undermine voting rights

Civil rights advocates and political observers are warning that while President Donald Trump has failed to introduce any successful challenges to the presidential election, which he decisively lost to President-elect Joe Biden on November 3, he and other Republicans have likely succeeded in laying t...

Trump threatens to torpedo COVID relief with new demands

Threatening to tank Congress’ massive COVID relief and government funding package, President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger aid checks for Americans is forcing Republicans...

Trump lashes out at Thune: 'He will be primaried in 2022'

President Donald Trump took to social media to lash out at South Dakota U.S. Sen. John Thune, saying his political career is over. The attack on Thune comes...

How Trump allies in Congress can challenge Jan. 6 electoral college finalization

The effort Mo Brooks has launched, relying on a sometimes-confusing 1880s law, is almost certainly doomed.

Republicans plunge into open battle over attempts to overturn Trump's loss to Biden

The president taunted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, while House lawmakers egged on senators to contest the counting of electoral college votes next month, despite the lack of any widespread fraud or irregularities.

The dishonest heart of the challenge to the 2020 election results

Trump's allies claim that states tainted credibility in their election results. Then so did many other states.

From Sidney Powell to Rudy Giuliani, who's who in Donald Trump's desperate last stand

A ragtag team of former aides, lawyers, elected Republicans and sycophants from the outside have grabbed Donald Trump's ear at a time when many of his longtime allies in government have backed away from the President's increasingly extreme ploys for staying in office.

Trump is a conman and this is a con !

When has Donald Trump ever cared one whit about anybody else in the world ? Never. He has shown himself to be a complete and utter narcissist. Look at his “management” of the novel coronavirus response (and this is only one example). His recorded words...

Cynical sucking up: Trump claims he's on the side of Democrats so Americans get $2,000 relief checks

Even as he puts his White House cronies on the board of the Kennedy Center, Trump criticizes its funding in the latest COVID relief bill.  Pam Bondi, who took an illegal $25,000 donation from Trump to drop prosecution in the Trump University suit,...

'This Is a No-Brainer': House Democrats Announce Effort to Pass $2,000 Payments as Trump Demands Bigger Checks

"We can pass $2,000 checks this week if the Senate GOP agrees to stand down," said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Here's how the rest of Trump's desperate effort to stay in power will play out

Donald Trump isn't about to concede the presidential election to Joe Biden. Not now, and seemingly, not ever.Anyone who has followed Trump closely knows two things about the man that make it relatively easy to anticipate his next move. The first is that, ideologically, Trump is a fascist who has no ...

'I can't even describe it': Dem lawyer stunned by Trump supporters' 'really dumb' lawsuit against Mike Pence

Trump supporters who are desperate to stop President-elect Joe Biden from being sworn in have now filed a lawsuit against a very unexpected target.

NEW: Trump impeachment witness accuses William Barr of arresting him to shield the president

Lev Parnas, a former business associate of Rudy Giuliani, made explosive allegations against outgoing Attorney General Bill Barr in a federal court filing on Tuesday. Parnas, who is under indictment for campaign finance violations and fraud charges, has accused Barr of timing his arrest last fall in...

No one has lost quite like Donald Trump in nearly 150 years

Not in a century and a half, since the post-Civil War era, has a defeated U.S. presidential candidate continued to challenge the election results past those electoral college meetings. But that's where Donald Trump finds himself.

Georgia's millionaire senators won't drain the swamp. They are the swamp

Obscene wealth, financial speculation, cavalier indifference - yet Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue claim their Democratic challengers are out of touch

Keeping the attention for himself': Trump won’t necessarily run in 2024. The trick is making Americans think he will

Although President Donald Trump has been voted out of office and is set to leave the White House on January 20, 2021, that doesn't necessarily mean that he will disappear from the right-wing media. Trump might launch his own media company, Fox News competitors like Newsmax TV and One America News wo...

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