Report: Jussie Smollett Loses Major Gig Over Scandal

Jussie Smollett has reportedly lost out on a major career opportunity as a result of his recent alleged hate crime scandal. According to the Daily Mail, the embattled star was stripped of a starring role in a forthcoming Broadway reboot of the Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out. The actor was …

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Pelosi and Schumer call for Mueller to testify publicly after Barr's 'regrettably partisan' approach

Sen. Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi Special counsel Robert Mueller must testify before Congress to “begin restoring public trust,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement hours before Attorney General William Barr launches the next phase of his cover-up. Due to Barr’s “regrettably partisan handling …

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Why Won’t Barr Just Release the Mueller Report?

David A. Graham: Ty Cobb was right. For another, Barr suggested in a March letter to Representative Jerry Nadler, chair of the House Oversight Committee, that another summary would be unwise. “Everyone will soon be able to read it on their own,” he wrote. “I do not believe it would …

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Trump chief of staff Mick Mulvaney: the cancer within

The New York Times Magazine is out with an extremely deep dive by Nicholas Confessore into former Freedom Caucus maniac Mick Mulvaney’s rise to become the guy running the White House, and how the destruction of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was a key stop on that path. It’s the …

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ACLU slams Barr bond-denial decision as 'assault on the asylum system,' mulls legal action

Immigrants rights advocates are considering to challenge Attorney General William Barr’s unilateral decision to deny bond to some asylum-seekers in court, calling the move part of Donald Trump’s “assault on the asylum system. From the beginning it’s been, ‘Lock them up,'” said Judy Rabinovitz of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.  As …

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