“The President has survived one impeachment, twenty-six accusations of sexual misconduct, and an estimated four thousand lawsuits. That run of good luck may well end, perhaps brutally, if Joe Biden wins.”
“The secretive titan behind one of America’s largest poultry companies, who is also one of the president’s top donors, is ruthlessly leveraging the coronavirus crisis—and his vast fortune—to strip workers of protections.”
Jane Mayer’s latest — on Republican and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — is exhaustive, both in its scope and mendacity of the career politician, whose legacy is guaranteed to inextricably intertwined with that of President Donald Trump. Through nearly 12,000 words, the main takeaway is that McConnell might just be the most duplicitous politician in modern American politics.
Trump’s friends are like family. And Trump hires his family.
“I’m not arguing that Russians pulled the voting levers. I’m arguing that they persuaded enough people to either vote a certain way or not vote at all.”
Eric Schneiderman, as the head of law enforcement in New York State, used his position of power to become a voice for the #MeToo movement. But behind closed doors, his treatment of women was abusive and physically disturbing. Schneiderman resigned three hours after this story was published.
A deep dive into the political rise of Mike Pence and what some fear may happen if he were to ever to become President.
How Robert Mercer exploited America’s populist insurgency.
Tony Schwartz was a New York magazine writer recruited by Donald Trump to ghost write his 1987 bestseller, The Art of the Deal. He now regrets what he created and says Trump is unfit to be president.
In what David Axelrod described as an “extraordinary exercise in rebranding,” the billionaire brothers are now trying to shake their plutocratic image by showcasing a concern for the poor through a variety of initatives.