This Is What a Smoking Gun Smells Like
July 11, 2017
Donald Trump Jr.’s late morning release of electronic messages he sent and received provides the most powerful evidence yet that the president and his inner circle have been lying for a year or more about Russian interference in the election and their potential involvement in it.
Got Something to Say? We Want to Hear!
July 11, 2017
Democracy loves diversity, and debate, and so does Democracy Wire.
President's Son Illegally Sought Russian Help, Common Cause Charges
July 10, 2017
Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, illegally solicited a campaign contribution – in the form of opposition research - from a Russian national, Common Cause alleges in complaints filed today with the Department of Justice and the Federal Election Commission.
Walter Shaub, Federal Government's Ethics Watchdog, Is Moving On
July 6, 2017
President Trump has paid little attention to federal ethics requirements since he took office and starting today – unfortunately - he’ll probably pay even less.
Congress Moves to Protect Whistleblowers at the VA
June 19, 2017
Congress moved last week to protect whistleblowers in the scandal-plagued Department of Veterans Affairs and to make it easier for officials to discipline or fire VA employees who neglect or mistreat patients.