Economist Paul Krugman referred to Senate Republicans as “zombies” and asked who had eaten the “Republicans’ brains” in a New York Times op-ed Monday.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has plans to subpoena almost two dozen staff from the New York Times as part of her defamation lawsuit against the outlet, according to court documents released Wednesday.
President Donald Trump bemoaned the negative press coverage of the Republican-majority Senate’s failed attempt at repealing Obamacare, while speaking with the New York Times during his interview on Wednesday. One of the Times reporters, Peter Baker, assured Trump that the Times had been just as tough on former President Barack Obama in their coverage of his attempts to pass Obamacare in 2009.
Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.) said that President Donald Trump should have been convicted of a crime “numerous times” in an interview published Wednesday.
Former FBI Director James Comey is writing a book about his career in public service, including his dramatic and short tenure in the Trump administration, and all major publishing houses have expressed interest, his literary agent said.
Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin and Fox News’ Eric Bolling are set to take top spots on the latest New York Times best seller list for nonfiction hardcovers.
President Donald Trump continued to defend his eldest son over the growing controversy surrounding his meeting with a Russian lawyer last year, tweeting Wednesday he is “innocent” and that it is the “greatest witch hunt in political history.”
An article published in December 2016 that helped a team of New York Times reporters win a 2017 Pulitzer Prize drew a great deal of content from an independent Russian news site based in Latvia, bringing up thorny questions about how media giants capitalize on the work of local outlets.