“I wish this weren’t the case, but Republicans’ interest in working on guns is driven by casualties of 15 or more,” Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy said. “It’s so awful that it works like this.”
In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' political newsletter, Rep. Jim Himes talked about what it was like at Wednesday's impeachment hearing and what the proceedings have in common with beekeeping.
The Witnesses At Wednesday’s Impeachment Hearing Weren’t Trying To Evade Republicans’ Questions. They Couldn’t Understand Them.
The hearings might lead to President Donald Trump’s impeachment. But they won’t make us agree with — or understand — each other.
King, who announced his retirement earlier this week, railed against partisanship but defended a series of anti-Muslim hearings he held during his career.
The former governor said last year he wouldn't run. He's now saying he has changed his mind.
After spending weeks pushing for public hearings, Trump’s allies are almost uniformly complaining that they are, as Eric Trump put it, a “snoozefest.”
Progressive Activists Release Their Own Articles Of Impeachment, Including Calling Out Trump’s Racism
Focusing solely on Ukraine, they say, “risks portraying that Congress is more concerned about Joe Biden's son than about the children who are being detained and separated from their parents.”
Three years ago, Mark Zuckerberg considered buying the Chinese company that became the basis of TikTok. Now he's demonizing it to make the case against regulating Facebook.
"There are more than an average number of scammers, posers, and bad guys in Florida," said a veteran of the state's politics.
Warren's plan targeting companies for spreading misinformation comes as Exxon has been sued in multiple states for lying to investors about climate risks.
Sen. Chuck Schumer Raises Security Concerns About The Army Using TikTok To Try To Recruit Young People
The Army has been using TikTok and other social media platforms to help with recruitment since earlier this year.
“I think we’re running out of time. We’re like a bunch of political dinosaurs and my party is practicing extinction politics.”
The Black MAGA Faithful Think Donald Trump Tailored His 2020 Pitch To Black Men, And They’re Kind Of Feeling It
“What do you prefer,” Trump asked a mostly black audience at a campaign event, “'Blacks for Trump' or 'African Americans for Trump'?”
Democrats Have Spent All Year Freaked Out About "Electability." That Panic Is Increasingly Focused On Medicare For All.
Democratic voters are linking Medicare for All with the thing they see as the most important issue in the campaign: electability. It could be a new problem for Elizabeth Warren.
Republicans Railed Against Secret Impeachment Hearings, But Now Say They Won’t Watch The Public Ones
“I’ve got a day job so it’s hard to watch TV.”
After Being Unified So Far, Some Democrats Are Pushing For Trump's Racism To Be Included In Articles Of Impeachment
“We have to try to tell a comprehensive story faithfully while at the same time zeroing in on the criminal charges where we think the evidence is decisive and irrefutable.”
The Trump Foundation dissolved last year after the New York Attorney General's Office alleged a "pattern of illegal conduct."
In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' political newsletter, Bill Weld, who is challenging Donald Trump for the Republican nomination, says Republicans are abandoning their duty to the Constitution and explains his weird Reese's Pieces habit.
A Jury Saw Records Of Trump’s Phone Calls With Roger Stone After The DNC Announced It Was Hacked In 2016
Roger Stone’s trial on charges that he lied to Congress about his contacts with WikiLeaks during the 2016 campaign began Wednesday.
Facing Scrutiny Of Their Donation To Top Republicans, Giuliani's Associates Turned To A Major Trump Ally For Help
A firm run by Andy Surabian, who has worked with Steve Bannon and Donald Trump Jr., says Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, the business partners at the center of the impeachment inquiry, still haven’t paid for work done last year.
A Judge Struck Down A Trump Policy That Would Have Let Health Workers Refuse Abortion And Sex Reassignment Services
The judge said that the Trump administration's justification for the rule’s existence was “flatly untrue.”
He's been accused of being “pro-Ukraine and anti-Russia.”
Donald Trump "has the right to defend himself in this court of law, and I hope that every Republican and Democrat goes into this with an open mind," Brown said on BuzzFeed News’ AM to DM.
“I’m proud to call her my senator. I can’t wait to call her our president," Pressley said in a video.
Valerie Biden Owens is clear she likes her brother's current campaign. But the architect of Joe Biden's political career is suddenly in a world where the campaign is no longer a family business.
Rand Paul Floated An Unfounded Theory That The Trump Whistleblower Has Ties To Hunter Biden’s Work In Ukraine
“I imagine at some point soon our client will be accused of masterminding JFK's assassination as well,” said a lawyer for the whistleblower.
“They Allowed It”: A Justice Department Employee Said She Was Raped By A Senior Official. New Documents Show A Pattern Of Harassment At The Department.
Documents and interviews reveal new details about a pattern of sexual harassment by a senior Justice Department official, and what the department did — and did not do — in the year since he resigned.
Tulsi Gabbard says she'll never run third-party for president. But she can't shake skepticism of her motives.
New testimony from the impeachment inquiry shows what top government officials will do to guard against a presidential tweet.
The Democratic Mississippi Attorney General Candidate Said She’s "Not Quite Sure" What Bible Pro-Trump Evangelicals Are Reading
In a wide-ranging interview with BuzzFeed News, Jennifer Riley Collins opened up about her faith, her race for attorney general, and what 2020 Democrats must do.