Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018
Category: Politics

Marcia Fudge, an Ohio Democrat, will not challenge Nancy Pelosi

Fudge dropped her potential speakership bid, and Pelosi still has no challenger. Marcia Fudge, the Ohio Democrat who was considering challenging Nancy Pelosi, will not pursue a bid for House speaker, she announced Tuesday night. Fudge, a 66-year-old, six-term Congress member from the Cleveland region, had been mulling over whether to challenge Pelosi for the […]

Trump lawyers say he has submitted written answers to some Mueller questions

The drama around the answers, explained. After 10 long months of delay and recalcitrance, President Donald Trump has finally submitted his answers to some of special counsel Robert Mueller’s questions on Russian interference with the 2016 election, according to the president’s personal lawyers. We don’t know whether these answers will be forthright, or whether the […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn’t rich. There’s no reason to talk about it.

Your bank account shouldn’t be a requirement for participating in democracy. There’s something about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. First, an Eddie Scarry tweet about how her clothing and bag “don’t look like a girl who struggles” got ratioed like few before it. Then a CNBC tweet meditating on the less than $7,000 in her savings account received […]

The drama over Trump answering Mueller’s questions, explained

He’s delayed for months. Will he now answer a more limited set of questions, in writing? After 10 long months of delay and recalcitrance, President Donald Trump is finally about ready to submit his answers to some of special counsel Robert Mueller’s questions on Russian interference with the 2016 election — or so he claims. […]