WHAT YOU GONNA DO?
Trump’s Most Brazen Flunky Isn’t Who You Think
Carson Blames Dems’ ‘Alinsky Tactics’ for His ‘Oreo’ Moment
The top housing official reached for his favorite right-wing bogeyman to blame for his embarrassing House hearing.
Know-Nothing Ben Carson Is a Threat to Our Democracy
Much has been made of Trump’s kleptocracy, but the ignorance of his appointees—like Carson, whose decisions affect millions of people—is equally insidious.
Trevor Noah Laughs in Ben Carson’s Face Over ‘Oreo’ Gaffe
‘The Daily Show’ host could not get enough of the HUD secretary’s blatant ignorance.
Ben Carson, HUD Secretary, Doesn’t Know Basic Housing Term
‘Oreo?’ a confused Carson replied when Rep. Kathy Porter (D-CA) asked him about a fundamental term related to foreclosures.
Shutdown Latest Insult for Already Miserable Federal Workers
Federal agencies were already plagued by a lack of leadership before the partial government shutdown began nearly two weeks ago.
IT WASN’T ME
Trump Officials Scramble to Deny Writing Anonymous Op-Ed
The president’s top advisers scrambled to issue public denials of their involvement in the explosive New York Times column, which painted Trump as mentally unfit.
Congress and White House Spar Over Russia Sanctions Relief
Congress isn’t quite ready to give the White House free rein to roll back any of the Russia sanctions—even if it helps U.S. allies.