Donald Trump Breaks Golden Rule By Driving Golf Cart On Green

That isn’t par for the course, sir. President Donald Trump was caught driving his golf cart on the green in a video posted to Twitter on Wednesday. That’s a no-no in golf, even deemed a “cardinal rule” not to be broken. Sure, the place in which he ran over etiquette like roadkill bears his name ― […]

Trump Says He Doesn’t Want Poor People In Charge Of The Economy

President Donald Trump, addressing criticism that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and others in his Cabinet are too rich, said at an Iowa rally Wednesday that he doesn’t want poor people in charge of the economy. “These are people that are great, brilliant business minds, and that’s what we need, that’s what we have to have so […]

Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Donald Trump

NEW YORK ― On a cloudy May morning, Rose Marcario, the chief executive of outdoor retailer Patagonia, stared out a second-story window of a Manhattan restaurant, watching construction workers jackhammer the street below. The workers made her think of her grandfather, an Italian immigrant who, after making it through Ellis Island in the 1920s, got […]

SWAMP Act Would Make Donald Trump Pay For His Own Visits To Mar-A-Lago

A new bill that a Democratic congressman introduced would put the financial burden on President Donald Trump for his frequent visits to his own properties. Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) introduced the Stop Waste and Misuse by the President ― or SWAMP ― Act to the House this month. If passed, taxpayers would be reimbursed for the […]

Trump Family And Friends: In Your Pockets

Donald Trump has openly said that he doesn’t care at all about the rules that prohibit the president and those around him from profiting from their government positions. In breaking with longstanding precedent, he is holding on to his business empire and having his children run it as he carries on with the business of […]

Jared Kushner’s Family Firm Says It Wasn’t Trying To Claim Close Ties To Trump

The family company of Jared Kushner, White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, said Monday that it had not intended to invoke Kushner’s influence in the Trump administration as part of a pitch to Chinese investors. Ethical questions were raised when Kushner’s sister, Nicole Kushner Meyer, touted her family’s ties to the Trump administration while promoting […]

Congress Confirms Another Former Goldman Sachs Honcho For Trump

WASHINGTON ― The Senate voted Monday to confirm Jay Clayton as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, making a Wall Street power lawyer one of the nation’s top financial regulators. Clayton, a partner at the elite corporate law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, is also one of several top Trump appointees with a Goldman Sachs […]

John Oliver Reveals How Frighteningly Little We Know About Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are often portrayed in the media as the moderating forces within President Donald Trump’s White House.  “If Trump is thinking about pressing a button labeled ‘NUKE EARTH,’ they will ― on behalf of all of us ― guide his hand towards the button labeled ‘HEY MAYBE DON’T,’” John Oliver said on […]

Patriots Player Visits Trump White House, Thanks Obama In Touching Letter

In a timely show of gratitude, New England Patriots player Jacoby Brissett felt compelled to share his appreciation for former President Barack Obama on social media on Wednesday, the same day the quarterback visited the White House. In recognition of their Super Bowl LI win, (most of) the Patriots visited the White House for a […]