Author: Aidan McLaughlin

Obama’s Chief Speechwriter Cody Keenan on Biden’s New Rhetoric and How Democrats Can Beat Trump in 2024

Cody Keenan, who served as chief speechwriter for President Barack Obama during his second term in office, joined me on this week’s episode of The Interview to discuss his new book: Grace: President Obama And Ten Days In The Battle For America. The memoir recounts a 10-day stretch towards the end of Obama’s presidency, a […]

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Prominent Lawyer Gets Alarming Traction on Twitter For Accusing Maggie Haberman of a Felony Over Trump Reporting

Tristan Snell is a lawyer and a former New York assistant attorney general who has appeared on MSNBC and CNN to deliver legal analysis. He has 294,600 followers on Twitter, where on Tuesday, he suggested Maggie Haberman is guilty of a felony. The tweet accusing Haberman of a crime has more than 11,500 retweets and […]

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Fox News Host Thinks QAnon Salute at Trump Rally is a ‘Call For Unity’

A Fox News host claimed former President Donald Trump was calling for “unity” when his supporters put their index fingers in the air at a recent rally. In reality, the supporters were expressing support for a deranged conspiracy theory asserting Democrats are Satan-worshipping pedophiles. Emily Campagno was bashing Hillary Clinton on Fox News show Outnumbered […]

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60 Minutes Asks Secretary of State Blinken If Americans Should Be Worried About Putin’s Threats of Nuclear War

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said US officials have told Russian officials to “stop the loose talk” about nuclear war. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans to draft an additional 300,000 soldiers for his war against Ukraine, as Ukrainian forces have made significant territorial gains in the last month and Russia has suffered a series […]

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Man Arrested For Attacking Volunteers on Texas Governor Abbott’s Campaign: Report

Two volunteers for Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s re-election campaign were attacked by a man near Houston, local officials told Fox News. While door-knocking in Humble, Texas, the two volunteers were chased and attacked by a man who ripped the side view mirrors off their car, Abbott’s campaign said in a statement. He was reportedly arrested […]

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Chris Christie Says Trump Running His Mouth About FBI Investigation is Pushing Him Towards a ‘Self-Inflicted Indictment’

Chris Christie said Donald Trump’s public comments about the FBI investigation into his handling of classified documents is pushing him towards a “self-inflicted indictment.” Christie, the former Republican governor of New Jersey, discussed the classified documents investigation into the former president on ABC News Sunday show This Week. Host George Stephanopoulos asked Christie about the […]

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DeSantis Copying Abbott With Martha’s Vineyard Stunt Has ‘Annoyed’ Texas Republicans: NYT

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis flying a group of nearly 50 Venezuelan migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard has “annoyed” Texas Republicans — who weren’t even given a heads up — according to a new report from the New York Times. Times reporters Michael Bender and J. David Goodman reported the stunt, in which DeSantis paid […]

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BREAKING: New York Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Trump and His Children Alleging Years of Fraud

New York attorney general Letitia James filed a civil fraud lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, his real estate business, and his adult children on Wednesday. “We are filing a lawsuit against Trump for violating the law as part of his efforts to generate profits for himself, his family, and his company,” James said at […]

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JUST IN: Adnan Syed, of ‘Serial’ Podcast Fame, to Be Freed From Prison

Adnan Syed, who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, is set to be freed after a judge overturned his conviction on Monday. Prosecutors in Baltimore last week asked the judge to vacate the sentence of Syed, who was the subject of the first season of […]

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