Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.
After new NRA president Carolyn Meadows made the dubious claim that Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) won a House seat in a conservative district only because she is a “minority woman,” McBath responded with a series of tweets about her campaign’s focus on gun control.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Thursday morning accused Attorney General Bill Barr of committing a crime by lying to Congress in the weeks following the completion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.
Attorney General Bill Barr was forced to correct a false claim he made on Wednesday that the FBI failed to give the Trump campaign a defensive briefing on the threat posed by Russia during the 2016 campaign.
Faced with a bombshell Washington Post report revealing that special counsel Bob Mueller was unhappy with Attorney General Bill Barr’s March 24 letter summarizing his long-awaited report, Barr is blaming Mueller for the weeks-long gap between the completion of the report and its release.
After the New York Times reported back in September that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein floated wearing a wire to secretly record President Trump, it was a bit surprising that he remained in his role.
House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is lashing out at the Trump administration for ordering John Gore, the top Justice Department official involved in the push to add a citizenship question to the census, to ignore a subpoena from the committee.