Trump Saying He Wants to Take People's Guns Wasn't Even the Wildest Part of This Meeting

Donald Trump suggested actively confiscating some people’s guns with no due process and made a host of other random pronouncements during a wild, freewheeling meeting with members of Congress on Wednesday in which the president’s eagerness to appear “tough” in the wake of the Parkland shooting—as well as his complete…

White House Staffers Reportedly Use Day Care Tricks to Keep Trump From Going Off the Rails

When Senator Bob Corker unabashedly described the White House as an adult day care center on Sunday, very few people seemed shocked by the comparison—and why would they be? Corker certainly wasn’t the first person to suggest President Trump possesses the political deftness of a toddler. And, according to an account in…

Trump's Top Nazi-Linked Aide Wants You to Know That White Supremacy Is Not a Problem

I’ll be totally honest with you: I like the sound of White House adviser and Nazi-adjacent man Sebastian Gorka’s voice. It’s the sort of lightly accented baritone that would be perfectly at home in a luxury car commercial voiceover, or reading a book on tape about the Victorian-era British navy. But, much as I enjoy…

The Washington Post Wrote a Story About John Kelly That's Nonsense From Beginning to End

To hear a new article in the Washington Post tell it, newly-appointed White House Chief of Staff John Kelly might as well be a robot, reorganizing the chaotic West Wing with the brute force of cold, implacable logic. Or, perhaps he’s a Buddhist monk, with no attachments or desires—just a zen-like sense of his discrete…

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'YOU ARE A FUCKING DISGRACE': Some Emails People Sent the White House About Its Voter Fraud Commission

It’s no secret that Donald Trump’s totally unnecessary voter fraud commission is off to a decidedly rocky start. Nearly every state in the country has rejected some, or all, of the administration’s unprecedented voter data requests, and just this week, the commission itself asked the states that were complying to stop…

It's Hard to Know Which of These Insane White House Defenses of Donald Trump Is the Worst

To date, press briefings in the Trump White House have been confusing, volatile, and filled with lies. Nevertheless, rarely has a press briefing during this—or any—administration, been as painfully stupid as what took place on Thursday, when deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (hey, where’s Sean?) attempted…