Dems vote to hold AG in contempt as Trump asserts privilege over full Mueller report

Dems vote to hold AG in contempt as…

The House Judiciary Committee, led by Chairman Jerry Nadler, voted along party lines Wednesday to advance a resolution to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress for not complying with a subpoena for…

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed to appear before Senate Intel Committee: Sources

Donald Trump Jr. subpoenaed to appear before Senate…

President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, has been subpoenaed to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee, three sources familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News. The committee is controlled by Republicans as…

Rebuilding Social Capital in Trump Country

Rebuilding Social Capital in Trump Country

Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse, Timothy P. Carney, Harper, 368 pages Harvard University Professor Harvey Mansfield begins the editor’s note of his translation of Alexis de Tocqueville’s seminal 19th-century study: “Democracy…

Why Legislative Powers Need to Be Checked, Too

Why Legislative Powers Need to Be Checked, Too

William Barr during his first day of confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (CSPAN screen shot) When Attorney General William Barr went before the Senate Judiciary Committee the other…

GENERATE

Generate

Giphy Lawmakers offer lots of bills every day that just vanish into the ether, but yesterday my inbox filled up with responses to a new energy proposal, and the rollout says a lot about the…

‘Chinese Capitalism’ Is an Oxymoron

‘Chinese Capitalism’ Is an Oxymoron

China’s president Xi Jinping meets with members of the Chinese delegation in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 1, 2018. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters ) What Beijing rules over is not a market economy In his classic 1967 book…

Progressives Face a Bleak Post-Mueller Landscape

Progressives Face a Bleak Post-Mueller Landscape

Protesters outside the White House following the release of the Mueller report, April 18, 2019. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) There will be no indictments of Trump for either collusion or the obstruction of justice during the investigation…

The Impotence of Modern Boycotts

The Impotence of Modern Boycotts

Uber and Lyft drivers protest outside Uber’s office in Saugus, Mass., May 8, 2019. (Brian Snyder/Reuters) Modern boycotts are less like “social excommunication” and more like publicity campaigns. In ten cities across the country, the…

Archie will become a PRINCE when his grandfather ascends the throne

Archie will become a PRINCE when his grandfather…

The new royal Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor will automatically become a prince, but only when his grandfather Prince Charles becomes King. Archie was born on Monday and revealed to the world yesterday by the Duke and Duchess…

Prince Harry returns to work three days after birth of his son Archie

Prince Harry returns to work three days after…

The Duke of Sussex was presented with his first baby gifts today as he took a break from parenting and travelled to the Netherlands to launch next year's Invictus Games. Prince Harry was showered with presents meant…

Walmart managers take home an average of $175,000 a year. How much do their workers make?

Walmart managers take home an average of $175,000…

Walmart’s hourly employees will now receive paid sick leave, while those who don’t have a certain amount of unexpected absences will receive bonuses. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story. Buzz60 Walmart, the nation’s largest…