Kate Riga is a news writer for Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Before joining TPM, Kate was the political reporter for The Southampton Press. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Philadelphia.
The way former Green Bay Packer Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila tells it, his friends attended a Christmas pageant at the First Assembly of God Church in Green Bay last Tuesday to record his sons’ performance for him because he didn’t want to be a “distraction.”
When asked on Christmas what Russian President Vladimir Putin might have said to convince him that Ukraine, and not Russia, interfered in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump lashed out and dodged away.
President Donald Trump and his loyal Republicans have turned against many of his own foreign policy apparatuses since the impeachment inquiry, leaving those officials who spoke out against him to pay the price in the workplace.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) tried to justify his position on witnesses in the Senate trial by asserting that the decision on whether or not to call them during President Bill Clinton’s impeachment was a “partisan exercise,” too.
Craig Hall, who owns the wine cave at the heart of the Democratic feud between Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, said that it’s “not fair” that he’s being used as a “pawn” in the struggle.
The Trump administration threatened to veto the massive spending bill passed this week, possibly leading to a government shutdown, if House Democrats didn’t drop a provision that would have required the quick release of $250 million in defense aid to Ukraine.
According to newly released documents, the White House moved to freeze military aid to Ukraine less than two hours after President Donald Trump’s July 25th call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
In a Friday op-ed for the Washington Post, former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) urged his old Republican senator peers to at least break out of President Donald Trump’s “alternate reality” and admit that he has done something wrong.