Storm flooding engulfs MD Anderson Cancer Center, canceling treatments for days
Tropical Storm Harvey flooded the roads in and around MD Anderson’s primary Houston hospital on Sunday, leaving one of the world’s foremost cancer centers unable to see patients for appointments or previously scheduled treatments until Wednesday at the earliest. The cancer hospital issued a statement Monday saying the main building and several MD Anderson satellites around…
Paranoid Trump suspects John Bolton is trying to destroy his presidency with media leaks
President Donald Trump suspects that former national security adviser John Bolton is out to get him.
Bolton left the White House last month, and he and the president's relationship had soured so badly they argued over whether he quit or was fired, and Trump now suspects the hawkish career bureaucrat is behind a flood of leaks against him, reported The Daily Beast.
Three people familiar with Trump's private conversations said the president speculated that his former national security adviser was behind the anonymous accounts that listed Bolton as one of the top officials deeply disturbed by the Ukraine pressure campaign.
A ‘staggering’ 281 lobbyists have worked in the Trump administration
At the halfway mark of President Donald Trump’s first term, his administration has hired a lobbyist for every 14 political appointments made, welcoming a total of 281 lobbyists on board, a ProPublica and Columbia Journalism Investigations analysis shows.
With a combination of weakened rules and loose enforcement easing the transition to government and back to K Street, Trump’s swamp is anything but drained. The number of lobbyists who have served in government jobs is four times more than the Obama administration had six years into office. And former lobbyists serving Trump are often involved in regulating the industries they worked for.
‘Deep into stupid’: Morning Joe gleefully trashes Lindsey Graham after Fiona Hill destroys his Trump excuses
Following reports of multiple and very detailed accusations made by former Donald Trump Russia advisor Fiona Hill in closed-door testimony to a House committee on the extent of White House administration involvement in possibly illegal dealings with Ukraine, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough leveled some of the president's most avid defenders -- including Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC).