A Woman Who Left The US As A Teen To Join ISIS Is Suing Trump To Come Home
Hoda Muthana was born in New Jersey and says she should be allowed to come home.
House Democrats Announced Their Plan To Block Trump’s National Emergency To Build A Wall
The bill could pass Congress, but it would still need to overcome a presidential veto.
20 Years After Hugo Chávez Launched The Revolution, Venezuela Is Falling Apart From Within
Despite Donald Trump's bellicose rhetoric, the real threat to Venezuela comes from within, as once-loyal supporters turn against the government.
A Former Trump Staffer Filed A Class Action To Invalidate All Of The Campaign’s Nondisclosure Agreements
Jessica Denson, who worked for the Trump campaign in 2016, is arguing the language of the nondisclosure and nondisparagement agreements that all staffers had to sign is unlawful.
The Trump Administration Says It's Taking Back Nearly $1 Billion For California's High-Speed Rail Project
The state's governor called the canceling of funds for the troubled project, which was originally designed to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, "political retribution."
Blackface Hasn’t Just Returned — It Never Left
Recent instances of blackface — from Virginia’s Gov. Ralph Northam to Gucci’s fashion choices — only reinforce the unfailing consistency of American anti-black racism.
Trump’s Lawyer Said There Were “No Plans” For Trump Tower Moscow. Here They Are.
Rudy Giuliani claims the Moscow tower was barely more than a notion. “There were no drafts. Nothing in the file.” Documents obtained by BuzzFeed News tell a different story.
Trump Said He "Didn't Need" To Declare An Emergency To Build The Wall And Liberal Lawyers Are Thrilled
"Keep talking mr president," Omar Jadwat, the head of the ACLU's Immigrants Rights Project, tweeted.
Mueller's Office Says Paul Manafort Is Facing As Much As 24 Years In Prison — In Just One Of His Cases
Prosecutors did not make a specific recommendation about how much time they think Manafort should spend behind bars.
Trump's National Emergency Just Got Its First Legal Challenge
Legal advocacy group Public Citizen filed suit on behalf of landowners in Texas and an environmental group. More lawsuits are expected.
2020 Campaigns Are Prioritizing Sexual Harassment Policies In Response To #MeToo
From "exhaustive" legal reviews and custom trainings to ensuring more ways to report allegations, sexual harassment and misconduct policies are no longer an afterthought for high-profile campaigns.
Trump Will Declare A National Emergency To Build A Wall
The move, which Trump will couple with signing a bill to avoid another government shutdown, is expected to face both legal and congressional challenges.
Bill Barr, Who Told Senators He’d Protect Mueller’s Investigation, Has Been Confirmed As Attorney General
The new attorney general would run a very similar Justice Department to his predecessor. He's also said he doesn’t believe special counsel Robert Mueller would engage in a “witch hunt."
The Trump Administration Admits Disaster Relief For Puerto Rico Was Delayed By The Shutdown
In a letter to Senator Elizabeth Warren, a HUD official said the funds could not be fully accessed until the shutdown was over.
A Judge Found That Paul Manafort Lied To Investigators After Signing A Plea Deal With Mueller's Office
Prosecutors established that Manafort intentionally made false statements about his contacts with longtime associate Konstantin Kilimnik and another DOJ investigation, a judge found.
FEMA Director Brock Long Has Resigned After Two Years And Multiple Controversies
Long was criticized for his management of the agency's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and his use of government cars for personal business.
Here's A List Of People Who've Left The Trump Administration So Far
A running list of those who have left the White House since Trump was inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2017.
After Shutting Down The Government, Trump’s Getting Even Less Wall Money Than Democrats Originally Offered
Trump blasted the deal Tuesday but also said he does not expect another government shutdown. He’ll have to sign off on the deal by Friday to avoid one.
Ilhan Omar Is Learning The Wrong Lesson From The Trump Era
All those insults and vulgarities and rants and racisms piled up to produce a historically bad president. They mattered. And it's a dynamic the new generation of progressive leaders should learn from.
Advocates Say The Repeated Threats Of A Government Shutdown Are Hurting Low-Income Tenants
“I am very afraid of the long-term impact the last shutdown has had — and heaven forbid this happens again.”
Donald Trump Helped Give Beto O'Rourke A Hometown Send-Off
Thousands of people came out to protest the president’s border wall — and spent a lot of time cheering for a Beto presidential run.
Beto O’Rourke Calls The Green New Deal “The Best Proposal” He’s Seen For Addressing Climate Change
“I'm really excited about the leadership there to meet our commitment to the generations that follow.”
Trump’s "Low-Profile" "Ultimate Loyalist" Now Has More Power Ahead Of 2020
Tommy Hicks Jr., a longtime friend of the Trump family, was recently named cochair of the Republican National Committee.
Rep. Seth Moulton Is Thinking About Running For President
“I think we need someone who you know for whom standing up to a bully like Donald Trump isn’t the biggest challenge he or she has ever faced in life," Moulton told BuzzFeed News.
Mike Rowe From “Dirty Jobs” Says America Hasn’t Changed Much Since The 2016 Election
“I think a lot of the country is still exactly where they were a couple of years ago because the choices are kind of exactly the same.”
Democrats Running For President Are Trying To Figure Out How To Stand Out. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Answers.
Ocasio-Cortez entered Congress with an unusually large following, one that could set her up to play a big role in 2020.
Don’t Cry For Ivanka — Fear Her
Ivanka Trump’s poise and polish artfully mask just how closely her ideologies align with her father’s.
Democrats Already Have A Big 2020 Hacking Problem
The Democratic National Committee, worried about appearing partial to a specific candidate, has not spoken directly with 2020 campaigns about cybersecurity.
Roger Stone Instagrammed A Photo Of A 1970s Football Player. Here’s Why.
Stone is in the middle in an intra-lawyer spat in litigation over former NFL players who suffered head injuries. Stone is being accused of pushing false information and conspiracy theories about the case.
Trump's DC Circuit Nominee Neomi Rao Distanced Herself From Some Of Her Inflammatory College Writings
"I cringe at some of the language that I used," Neomi Rao told senators Tuesday when asked about op-eds she wrote as a Yale undergrad about race, date rape, and feminism.