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Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer Quits After Two Days As Democrats Scramble To Distance Themselves

Harvey Weinstein’s attorney Lisa Bloom cut ties suddenly with her “radioactive” movie mogul client in a terse Saturday tweet. “I have resigned as an advisor to Harvey Weinstein,” wrote Bloom – ironically a women’s rights advocate – who was brought in after the Miramax Films co-founder was accused by the NYT of spending decades sexually […]

Trump Touts Achievements, Blames Dems For Disappointments, Blasts Media In 100-Day Rally

It was back to “campaign Trump” last night in Harrisburg, PA. Donald Trump celebrated his 100th day in office on Saturday by holding a “freewheeling campaign-style rally“, touting the accomplishments of his first three plus months in office, ignoring the disappointments, and once again slamming the media. Trump held the rally with supporters as a […]

Gorsuch “Nuclear Option” Could “Fundamentally Transform” The Senate Forever

Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation vote, expected to be held in the Senate later this week, could have far-reaching legislative consequences well beyond the make up of the Supreme Court.  With Democrats vowing to “fight tooth and nail,” as Chuck Schumer would say, to filibuster Gorsuch, Republicans are likely to pursue the “nuclear option” to secure his […]

Court Of Appeals Unanimously Rejects Trump’s Travel Ban: Full Ruling

In a decision that will hardly come as a surprise, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously (including one GOP appointee) ruled for the U.S. to remain open to refugees and visa holders from seven Muslim-majority countries while the Trump administration fights to reinstate a travel ban in the name of national security. The […]

In Scathing Attack, CIA Director Brennan Warns Trump To “Watch What He Says”

The departing CIA director John Brennan has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning the President-elect does not fully understand the threat posed to the US by Russia. "I think Mr. Trump has to understand that absolving Russia of various actions it has taken in the past number of years is a road that […]

“Deeply Concerned” Schumer To Vote Against Sessions, Fears For “Immigrant, Gay, Disabled, & Young” Americans

The Attorney General has a sacred obligation to enforce our laws & uphold the constitution. — Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) January 12, 2017 zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jan 12, 2017 9:09 AM In a tweet-tempest this morning, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has confirmed he opposes Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as […]

Obama Heads To The Hill To Strategize With Dems On Fighting Obamacare Repeal

Yesterday we noted that Republicans are considering a piecemeal repeal of Obamacare even though they have no viable alternative that has been fully vetted and stands ready to replace the failed legislation (see “Republicans Consider Obamacare Repeal Without A Replacement Strategy“).  And while King Obama is happy to leave a path of destruction on his […]

The Simple Analytics of Why President-Elect Trump’s Policies Will Probably Result in a Trade War with China

Authored by Steve H. Hanke of The Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. The United States has recorded a trade deficit in each year since 1975. This is not surprising. After all, we spend more than we save, and this deficit is financed via a virtually unlimited U.S. line of credit with the […]

Kim Kardashian Disappointed After Senate Votes Down Four Gun-Control Proposals In One Day

In the wake of the Orlando shootings, there has been a renewed push by lawmakers to show their constituents that they are actually working on strengthening gun control measures – now if only anyone could agree on anything. On the same day that the Supreme Court turned away two separate appeals challenging assault weapon bans […]

Too Orange To Jail? US Government Drops Suit Against Countrywide’s Mozilo

U.S. prosecutors have abandoned their case against Angelo Mozilo, the over-tanned character at the center of the risky subprime mortgages that fueled the financial crisis, after a two-year quest to bring a civil suit against him. As Bloomberg reports, The Justice Department has decided not to sue Mozilo, according to people familiar with the matter, […]