Politics

Trump Is Shutting Down His Charity After He Was Accused Of Using The Money On Himself

ByHannah Golden
While President Donald Trump has a lot of legal predicaments to keep tabs on, on Tuesday, Dec. 18, the former businessman was delivered a blow in a case from his own native New York state. According to reports, the Trump Foundation is shutting down…

Marla Maples Shared A Surprising Detail About Donald Trump's Presidential Ambitions

ByChelsea Stewart
President Trump's sudden race and subsequent win for the White House in 2016 probably blindsided a lot of people. But there's at least one person who long knew that it was in the cards for him: his second wife, Marla Maples. On Tuesday, Dec. 18, the…

This State Might Be The Next To Legalize Weed After This Major Changeup

ByHannah Golden
During the midterm elections, a few states voted to include some level of acceptance of marijuana into their state laws, a major step in the movement to decriminalize and legalize the drug. So, who's next? Will New York legalize weed? Three-term New…

Instagram Was Even More Exposed To Russian Election Meddling Than Facebook

ByShelby Black
Another day, another meddling scare. By this time, we're all familiar with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 presidential election and Russia's attempts to sway…

Trump Claims He'll "Work With Democrats" On Health Care, Which Might Not Work Out

ByShelby Black
As 2019 draws near, it's time to start thinking towards the future. What will the new year bring all of us? More acceptance? Less divisiveness? Less Twitter rants? Well, judging from Donald Trump's comment about a new health care plan, I'd say 2019…

Hillary Clinton Had An Uplifting Response To An 8-Year-Old Losing Her School Election

ByLara Walsh
Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is no stranger to the disappointment of an unsuccessful election run, and one Maryland third grader's story of losing the class presidency to a boy by one vote struck close to home. Hillary Clinton’s…

Here's What Obamacare Being Ruled As Unconstitutional Could Really Mean

ByDaniella Bondar
The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) aka Obamacare, the nation's current healthcare plan signed into law under President Barack Obama, has been hanging in the balance since Obama exited the White House and President Donald Trump entered. Now,…

The Trump Administration Is Losing Another Member As The White House Shakeup Continues

ByLara Walsh
Yet another one of President Trump's appointees is stepping down as the latest casualty in the White House staff shakeup. The subject of reportedly almost 20 federal investigations, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke will leave the Trump…

Here's What Could Happen With Supreme Court Appointments In 2019

ByHannah Golden
President Donald Trump has already proven to have a roller coaster ride of a presidency, and among the twists and turns, he's had quite an impact on the nation's judicial branch since taking office. Two major high-profile appointments in his first…

Here's What It Would Take For Nancy Pelosi To Become President

ByHannah Golden
2018 may be drawing to a close, but the universe seems hellbent on throwing Washington as many plot-twists as it can before the year is officially out. In the last week alone, multiple high-profile figures associated with President Donald Trump have…

Donald Trump Announced A New Acting Chief Of Staff In His Latest Staffing Change

ByLilli Petersen
A new player is about to enter the White House scene. On Friday, Dec. 14, President Donald Trump tweeted out that he had made a decision about his new chief of staff. So who's the lucky appointee? Mick Mulvaney will be the new acting chief of staff,…

What Might Happen If A President Breaks The Law Isn't As Simple As You Think

ByHannah Golden
Donald Trump, as a candidate for president in 2016, famously bragged that he "could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody" and wouldn't lose any of his voters. And who knows what would happen if he actually did. But now that he's in…

People Are Horrified About This 7-Year-Old Migrant Who Reportedly Died In U.S. Custody — UPDATE

ByHannah Golden
While the migrant crisis at the southern border is increasingly troubling, news coming from the southern U.S. border this week is even more upsetting than usual. According to The Washington Post, a Guatemalan migrant girl died of dehydration while…

Trump Is Reportedly Thinking About Making His Son-In-Law Chief Of Staff, Because Why Not

ByHannah Golden
For those of you watching along at home, President Donald Trump's search for a willing and eligible chief of staff comes complete with the memorable characters, the behind-the-back gossip, and all the tantalizing drama you'd expect from The Bachelor…

Congress Passed A Major Change To How They Deal With Sexual Misconduct Allegations

ByDaniella Bondar
The #MeToo movement has swept across the globe and even to Washington, D.C. As the country moves towards ending sexual misconduct and how it's handled, on Dec. 13 Congress passed a bill to fight sexual misconduct on Capitol Hill. So even our…

Maria Butina's Guilty Plea Agreement Has Some Big Takeaways

ByHannah Golden
On Thursday, Dec. 13, a former American University student and Russian national now infamous for courting America's powerful gun lobby pleaded guilty in federal court. 30-year-old Maria Butina was indicted in July and accused of attempting to sway…

The Deadline For A Government Shutdown Will Be Here Sooner Than You Think

ByShelby Black
Just when we all thought 2018 might end peacefully, we couldn't have been more wrong. Over the past few weeks, President Donald Trump has been threatening to shut down the government in order to gain funding for his infamous border wall. At first,…

The Possibility Of Indicting A President Is A Lot More Complicated Than It Seems

ByHannah Golden
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, as President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison, he implicated the president in crimes he allegedly committed during the 2016 presidential campaign. Though Trump…

This Is The Weird Legal Gray Area Everyone's Talking About After Cohen's Sentencing

ByShelby Black
The week of Dec. 10 has certainly seen its fair share of drama. From guilty pleas to angry tweets, Michael Cohen's latest sentencing has everyone asking, what is an unindicted co-conspirator? Well, it has to do with President Donald Trump's future,…

Donald Trump Is Reportedly Spending Christmas At Mar-A-Lago, So That's Fine

ByShelby Black
Happy holidays everyone! Well, maybe not quite yet, but close enough. As 2018 comes to a quick close, many of us can't wait to reunite with family and spend the holiday season relaxing with loved ones. Well, it looks like one particular world leader…