A South Florida nonprofit organization dedicated to helping schoolchildren is withdrawing from a charity golf tournament at President Donald Trump's resort in Doral because it learned strippers would be involved. read more
#Unwantedivanka trended yesterday after this came out ... .
Why did Mike Pence's abrupt turnaround and retreat to Washington yesterday seem like such an emergency? As CNN reports, that's not hard to explain. Pence was supposed to be heading for a speech in New Hampshire when his spokesman stepped to the microphone to inform those waiting there that "I do have some bad news at this point. Air Force Two was headed this way, there's been an emergency." And with that, Pence retreated to Washington. Or he never left Washington. Or -- even that part of the story isn't clear. read more
The Supreme Court said Thursday that federal courts must stay out of disputes over when politicians go too far in drawing district lines for partisan gain -- a ruling could fundamentally affect the balance of power in state legislatures and Congress. read more
(CNN)A manipulated video being shared by some social media users to spread a false claim that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slurred her words after meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday has been removed by YouTube, the company told CNN on Thursday. The crudely edited video comes amid warnings from the US intelligence community that more sophisticated video manipulation may be part of future disinformation campaigns targeting the American electorate. The video, which shows Pelosi's onstage comments at the Center for American Progress on Wednesday, has been slowed down, which makes her words seem slurred. Pelosi's spokesman declined to comment on the video when contacted by CNN. When asked about this video and other manipulated videos targeting Pelosi, her spokesman Drew Hamill told The Washington Post, which first reported the story, "We're not going to comment on this sexist trash."