Seth Millstein
San Francisco native, coffee shop junkie and lover of all things political. I moonlight as a DJ and am morbidly fascinated with the Republican Party's arduous march toward self-destruction.

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These $#@*&#?! Anthony Scaramucci Memes Are Gold

On Thursday, new White House Communications Director Anthony "The Mooch" Scaramucci gave a striking interview, if you want to call it that, with The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza. According to Lizza, Scaram...
By Seth Millstein

Stephen Colbert Is Producing A Cartoon Show About Trump & It Might Actually MAGA

On several occasions, Stephen Colbert has "interviewed" an animated version of Donald Trump on his late-night show. Now, according to Variety, Colbert is creating an entire Trump cartoon show for Show...
By Seth Millstein

Hold Up — Bernie Sanders & Larry David Are Related??

This is not a drill: Larry David and Bernie Sanders are related to each other by blood. The Curb Your Enthusiasm creator broke the news Wednesday at Television Critics Association event, explaining th...
By Seth Millstein

Why The Senate Health Care Bill Won't Be Dead Even If It Fails

On Tuesday, after months of starts and stops, Senate Republicans will finally bring their health care bill up for a vote. As of this writing, it's unclear exactly what legislation will be brought up f...
By Seth Millstein

John McCain Is Returning To The Senate After His Brain Cancer Diagnosis

Despite returning home to Arizona to receive medical treatment for a blood clot, Sen. John McCain will vote on the Senate health care bill on Tuesday, his office announced Monday. McCain's possible ab...
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Trump Pressures Navy Troops To Support The GOP Agenda

On Saturday, President Trump spoke to U.S. Navy servicemen at the commissioning of the USS Gerald R. Ford, the military's new $13 billion aircraft carrier. While doing so, he told naval officers to "c...
By Seth Millstein

This Jared Kushner Doppelganger Is Straight Out Of A Horror Movie (No, Seriously)

President Trump's son-in-law and top advisor, Jared Kushner, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday about Russian interference in the 2016 election, and also said in a public sta...
By Seth Millstein

9 Trump Jr. Quotes On Russia That Make His Stance Crystal Clear

The controversy surrounding Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election took a major turn in July, when it was reported and later confirmed that Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian attorney...
By Seth Millstein

The Women's March Will Take On Health Care By Demonstrating In The Streets

The Women's March organized one of the first nationwide protests against Donald Trump's presidency the day after the inauguration, and it's remained a mobilizing force for the progressives ever since....
By Seth Millstein

Sanders Might Run In 2020 Because He Doesn't Want Biden To Win

The Hill reported on Sunday that Bernie Sanders is considering a 2020 presidential run. When asked if the Vermont senator was keeping the door open for another go at the presidency, an unnamed associa...
By Seth Millstein

7 Times Sean Spicer's Defense Of Trump Failed Spectacularly

On Friday, White House Press Secretary Spicer resigned from his post after six months on the job. Spicer said that it was an "honor" and a "privilege" to serve under President Trump, and Trump praised...
By Seth Millstein

Sessions Talked Trump Campaign Matters With Russian Ambassador — REPORT

The Washington Post reported Friday that during the 2016 campaign, Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about matters related to Donald Trump's campaign itself. ...
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Getting To Know Deidre Scaramucci, Anthony's Wife

On Friday, President Trump announced that financier Anthony Scaramucci will be the White House's new communications director, following the departure of Republican strategist Mike Dubke from the post ...
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Trump Touts Sean Spicer's "Great Television Ratings" After His Resignation

Shortly after the abrupt resignation of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, President Trump praised Spicer for his 'great television ratings' and wished him "continued success" in his professiona...
By Seth Millstein

Here's How OJ Simpson's Parole Could Be Overturned

After serving more than eight years in prison for robbery and kidnapping, O.J. Simpson was granted early release on Thursday by the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners. This means that, if everything...
By Seth Millstein

"The Juice Is Loose" Memes & Jokes Are Not Appropriate Right Now

On Thursday, O.J. Simpson was granted early release by the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners, effectively reducing his 33-year prison sentences to the nine years he's already served. Not surprising...
By Seth Millstein

This One Tweet Criticizing The Spectacle Of O.J. Simpson’s Parole Hearing Is Spot On

On Thursday, O.J. Simpson was granted parole, allowing him to be a free man after serving nine years of his 33-year prison sentence, which he'd been given in 2008 after being convicted of robbery and ...
By Seth Millstein

Twitter Can't Stop Talking About O.J. Simpson's Appearance

OJ Simpson appeared before the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners to plead for his early release on Thursday. Simpson has served around eight years of a thirty-year prison sentence, stemming from hi...
By Seth Millstein

Will The Senate Still Bother To Vote On The Health Care Bill?

Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare were dealt a potentially fatal blow on Monday, when Republican Sens. Jerry Moran and Mike Lee announced that they can't support the bill in its current form. But...
By Seth Millstein

McCain's Surgery Should Be A Wake-Up Call To The GOP

Senate Republicans were forced to delay a vote on the Obamacare repeal bill after Sen. John McCain announced Friday that he'll be spending the week at home to recover from surgery. It's a setback for...
By Seth Millstein

Kuwait Is Allegedly Feeling The Pressure Of Trump

According to ThinkProgress, members of the Trump Organization allegedly encouraged the Kuwaiti Embassy to hold its annual National Day celebration in one of Donald Trump's hotels — instead of the hote...
By Seth Millstein

Becoming President Is A Multi-Step Process

When the Electoral College met on Monday, Donald Trump easily won the 270 electoral votes needed to become president. But one more vote has to take place before Trump can be inaugurated, and it will h...
By Seth Millstein

A Few Faithless Electors Were Successful

At Electoral College meetings across the country Monday, Donald Trump officially cleared the 270-vote hurdle needed to become president. But how many faithless electors were there? There were seven in...
By Seth Millstein

You May Have Forgotten These 2016 News Stories

As most people are aware, 2016 was a rather atrocious year for, well, just about everything. It ended with Donald Trump being elected president by losing the popular vote but winning the electoral col...
By Seth Millstein

The Electoral College Map Has Been Updated

On Monday, the Electoral College will meet to vote for America's next president. Officially, Donald Trump is set to receive 306 electoral votes to Clinton's 232; however, a couple of faithless elector...
By Seth Millstein

Americans Want An Electoral College Vote Delay

A new poll suggests a significant portion of Americans voters want to delay the Electoral College vote, planned for Dec. 19, until electors are briefed on allegations that Russia interfered with the N...
By Seth Millstein

For Faithless Electors, The Sky's The Limit

All eyes are on the Electoral College, which meets Monday to formally decide who will become America's 45th president. Barring any seismic developments, that person will be Donald Trump, who won 306 e...
By Seth Millstein

A U.S. Election Agency Got Hacked

There’s been yet another allegation of election-year hacking: Reuters reported on Friday that shortly after the November election, a key U.S. election agency was hacked, but it doesn’t appear to have ...
By Seth Millstein

A One-Year Update On Steven Avery's Case

It's been a year since Netflix's Making a Murderer, a docuseries about the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach and the subsequent trial in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, captured the nation's attention. There...
By Seth Millstein

No, Obama Isn't "Giving Up"

President Obama gave his last press conference of the year on Friday, and some liberals were disappointed with what he had to say. Many on the left had hoped that he’d take a combative attitude toward...
By Seth Millstein

Obama Gives Democrats Advice On Trump

In a press conference on Friday, President Obama gave Democrats advice on how to recover and rebuild the party in light of Donald Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton in November. He suggested that if...
By Seth Millstein

North Carolina GOP Moves To Crush Democratic Rule

America’s electoral system has been justly criticized of late for producing a fundamentally undemocratic outcome, but the erosion of democratic rule in America isn’t limited to the Electoral College p...
By Seth Millstein

The Number Of People Left In Aleppo Is Alarming

Around 3,000 civilians were evacuated from Aleppo on Thursday as forces loyal to the government claimed to have retaken control of the Syrian city. This is a major victory for Syrian President Bashar ...
By Seth Millstein

Do Electors Vote For POTUS And VPOTUS Separately?

The Electoral College will meet on Monday to formally vote for the next president and vice president of the United States. The process by which the electors vote is receiving substantially more attent...
By Seth Millstein

Trump Makes Announcement About His Businesses

Ever since Donald Trump won the presidential election, questions have swirled surrounding his many business dealings, and how he'll manage them in the Oval Office. On Monday night, he finally gave an ...
By Seth Millstein

Obama & Trevor Noah Talked About Racism Monday

On The Daily Show Monday night, President Obama and Trevor Noah talked about racism. Not the overt and obvious sort, but the more subtle forms of racism that pervade day-to-day life but are often tric...
By Seth Millstein

Was Trump Just Toying With Romney?

Not long ago, Donald Trump interviewed Mitt Romney for the position of Secretary of State. But it doesn't look like he's going to pick him — and according to one of the president-elect's confidants, t...
By Seth Millstein

How Many Overvotes Were There In 2016?

The results of the presidential election are under quite a bit of scrutiny right now. The closeness of the vote, as well as the recount initiatives in three key states and recent allegations of Russia...
By Seth Millstein

What If Trump Falls Short Of 270 Electoral Votes?

Amidst all the talk of faithless electors, statewide recounts and Russian hacking of the U.S. election, some have started entertaining the possibility that maybe, just maybe, Donald Trump won't receiv...
By Seth Millstein

Can There Be A New General Election?

The CIA has concluded that Russia interfered with the US presidential election with the goal of ensuring Donald Trump's victory, The Washington Post reported Friday. Whether this actually affected the...
By Seth Millstein