US officials scramble to limit Donald Trump’s diplomatic damage over Qatar tweets

Government agencies sought to mitigate the impact of presidents lambasting, restating existing policy and playing down the significance of the tweets The US state and defence departments have scrambled to limit the diplomatic damage done by Donald Trumps morning tweets lambasting Qatar, which is the hub for US military air operations across the Middle East.…

Jon Stewart Returns to Take Down Trump and the GOP: I See Your Bullshit

On the day Roger Ailes resigned and Donald Trump accepted the GOP nomination, Jon Stewart returned to what he does best: ripping Republicans and Fox News. "> Today, Roger Ailes resigned as chairman of Fox News after scathing accusations of sexual harassment emerged and Donald Trump officially accepted the Republican presidential nomination. Those are the…

New Evidence Donald Trump Didnt Pay Taxes

If the presumptive GOP nominee keeps hiding his returns, Congress could force him to show his hand with a one-line amendment to the tax code."> New questions about the integrity of Donald Trumps income tax returns, and new indications that he does not pay income taxes, arise from rulings in two tax appeals that Trump…

Trump and Brexit: parallel campaigns built on fear, anger and charisma

There are similarities between Trumps Latino-and-Muslim-free vision of the US and Leave campaign driver Nigel Farages goal to cleanse the UK of refugees Britain voted on Thursday to leave the European Union, after a campaign characterized by fear of immigration, anger over a perceived undemocratic bureaucracy and trust in a charismatic political outsider. If that…