Former FBI Director James Comey and his new bestselling book aren’t being well-received in all circles, with various outlets and commentators ripping him for bad judgment, pettiness and sanctimony.
Politico foreign affairs correspondent Nahal Toosi spoke on Sunday at a conference put on by J Street, a far-left anti-Israel group currently waging an aggressive campaign against the confirmation of the Trump administration’s secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo.
It seems hardly a week goes by without media outlets leaping at a study that purports to explain the real reason Donald Trump won the 2016 election. Such studies never focus on Trump’s strengths or Hillary Clinton’s weakness, but coincidentally often end up indicting the cultural forces that mainstream journalists worry about the most. Two such studies caught my eye in the past week because they both seem to fall for the same fallacy.
Reporters and liberal activists spread a misleading clip of an Alabama Republican this week, falsely claiming he made a racist joke about a colleague.
Rep. Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) said on Monday that despite a short-lived government shutdown coming to an end, “the war” between Democrats and Republicans will continue.
Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson (Fla.) responded to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s strong criticism of her for publicly discussing President Donald Trump’s phone call with a Gold Star wife, saying “he will say anything” and is trying to keep his job.
Politico referred to Barack Obama as “the closer” in its Thursday edition of “Playbook” as the former president prepares to hit the campaign trail for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam.