GOP state rep who committed suicide after molestation charges left a note calling allegations ‘fake news’

A Kentucky state legislator has committed suicide just a day after announcing he wouldn’t resign over allegations that he molested a teen girl in a church where he was pastor.

‘Will send Trump Steaks!’: Internet erupts in laughter after president thanks Omarosa for her service

In a stunning conclusion to this week’s dramatic White House subplot, Donald Trump tweeted “thank you” to Omarosa Manigault-Newman, the former director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison who was abruptly fired Wednesday.

Alabama evangelical explains why Moore won’t concede: He can’t believe ‘God would will a Democrat to win’

Elaina Plott, a writer at Washingtonian, is also an evangelical Christian who grew up in Alabama — and she has some unique insights into why defeated Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore has not yet conceded the race.

Accused sexual harasser Rep. Farenthold admits to calling staffers ‘f*cktards’ — but says it was ‘in jest’

Texas Republican Blake Farenthold (R-TX), who was caught using $84,000 in taxpayer money to pay off a female sexual harassment accuser is now facing allegations of an “intensely hostile environment” against male staffers.

DeRay McKesson sues Fox News and Jeanine Pirro for defamation over claim he ‘directed violence’ at BLM protest

Activist DeRay McKesson is suing Fox News and pro-Trump pundit Jeanine Pirro for defamation over their portrayals of him as a violent ringleader in the Black Lives Matter movement.

‘Painfully obvious’: One of Trump’s closest allies is convinced Mueller is going to take down the president

Roger Stone claimed he started writing the book after watching President Donald Trump’s White House struggle to defend against special counsel Robert Mueller investigations.

Top Dem says Trump addlebrained at meeting: ‘When I talk policy, he has an amazing way of deluding himself’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer suggest on Wednesday that President Donald Trump has “deluded” himself into believing that he understands the tax reform policy being pushed by Republicans.

Washington manager assaulted after trying to defend a black bartender from slur-hurling racists

The manager, Jade Cardwell, was sticking up for a black bartender against two unruly customers before the situation escalated to violence.

Roy Moore victim’s attorney vows she will ‘absolutely’ pursue a defamation case against him, his wife and Steve Bannon

The troubles for Republican Roy Moore’s inner-circle did not end with his shocking loss to Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama special election.

‘Tone should be light’ even though we ‘want to gas k*kes’: Neo-Nazi style guide outlines how they disguise hate speech

The white supremacist website The Daily Stormer—run by avowed neo-Nazi/Internet troll Andrew Anglin—is known for spreading racist rhetoric cloaked in memes and self-referential irony.

John McCain blasts Trump for ‘fake news’ attacks on the media: It ’empowers repressive regimes’

In a Wednesday evening tweet, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) called on President Donald Trump to stop using “fake news” to discredit journalists.

Former British PM Cameron slams Trump’s ‘dangerous’ fake news attacks: ‘Bad for the fight against corruption’

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron on Wednesday slammed Donald Trump for his constant barrage of attacks on the press, arguing the president’s “fake news” mantra is “bad news for the fight against corruption.”