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How The Trump Family Responded To Johnny Depp's "Assassination" Joke

Johnny Depp courted controversy from both liberals and conservatives this past week when he joked about assassinating President Trump. The actor has since apologized, and though the president himself ...
By Natasha Guzmán

Arnold Schwarzenegger & Emmanuel Macron Took A Climate Change Video Selfie

To the delight of supporters of the fight against global warming, French President Emmanuel Macron and Arnold Schwarzenegger recorded themselves talking climate change together, and posted the video o...
By Natasha Guzmán

The Senate's Health Care Bill Isn't Called The AHCA

Senate Republicans unveiled their highly-anticipated Obamacare repeal bill on Thursday, and are aiming to hold a vote on the legislation before the end of June. But unlike the House version of the leg...
By Seth Millstein

A Courtroom Sketch Artist Drew Sean Spicer On Monday

For reasons that remain unstated, the White House has recently started holding a good chunk of its press briefings off-camera. As a result, CNN sent a courtroom sketch artist to the White House briefi...
By Seth Millstein

The White House Is Officially Becoming A Trump Hotel

Angella Reid was the first black woman to ever become the White House chief usher when she was appointed by President Obama in 2011. But she made headlines again in May after the Trump administration ...
By Chris Tognotti

Trump Mouths "You're Fired" At His Veterans Affairs Secretary As A Joke

Consider it a Flashback Friday courtesy of the commander in chief. On Friday, at the signing of a bill designed to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to terminate or discipline empl...
By Morgan Brinlee

Trump Says His "Tapes" Tweets Were Meant To Influence Comey's Testimony

Last month, President Trump implied that he may have tapes of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. This week, after conceding that he didn't actually record their exchanges, Fox & F...
By Madhuri Sathish

Before LGBTQ Pride Went Corporate, It Was About Radical Activism

When the New York City Pride parade descends down Fifth Avenue this Sunday, the estimated two million participants and spectators can expect to see branding from T-Mobile, marchers wearing t-shirts wi...
By Alex Berg

Trump Wants To Create A Law That Already Exists

At a campaign-style rally on Wednesday evening in Iowa, President Trump called on Congress to pass a law preventing immigrants from accessing welfare benefits for at least five years. However, Trump's...
By Madhuri Sathish

The Damage Of Trump's Tweets Aren't Worth The Comedy

It doesn't officially come with the job, but every president from Franklin Delano Roosevelt on has lent his name to a presidential library upon leaving office. On June 16, The Daily Show opened for a ...
By Sage Young

The Georgia Election Was A Victory For Democrats Before It Even Ended

Democrats saw a golden opportunity to transform Americans’ increasing dissatisfaction with Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans into an electoral victory in Georgia’s 6th district. But regardle...
By Jon Hecht

When Your Uncle Complains About Refugees, Show Him This Study

Refugees have become a popular political scapegoat in the United States. During the 2016 election, Donald Trump frequently accused refugees of being a source of terror, and specifically accused undocu...
By Jon Hecht

Trump Continues To Be Silent On Terrorist Attacks Targeting Muslims

On Sunday, there were two violent attacks against Muslims: the murder of 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen in Virginia, and the running down of at least nine people near a mosque in London. While Donald Trum...
By Natasha Guzmán

Trump, Cosby, And Why Being A Woman In 2017 Feels Harder Than Ever

If you're a woman, it's becoming increasingly difficult to take your experience of the world as valid when it feels like it's your word versus that of powerful men like Donald Trump or Bill Cosby — an...
By Lani Seelinger

How A Gay Teacher Made His Photo With Trump A Pro-LGBTQ Statement

In late April, teachers from around the country gathered in the Oval Office to be honored for being named "teacher of the year" at each of their schools. One photo from the event of Nikos Giannopoulos...
By Natasha Guzmán

The White House Halted Audio Tours For Blind Visitors

Since 2013, audio descriptions have been made available to blind and low-vision visitors touring the White House. But that changed after Donald Trump took office: BuzzFeed reported Friday that White H...
By Seth Millstein

Ginsburg Didn't Smile When Posing With Trump

The president and First Lady stopped by the Supreme Court on Thursday to attend a ceremony honoring Neil Gorsuch, the newly-minted justice Trump appointed in January. Gorsuch and the gang posed with t...
By Seth Millstein

Trump's DACA Decision May Have Unexpected Mental Health Benefits

Juan Escalante will never forget the moment he found out he was eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), the Obama administration program that has shielded hundreds of t...
By Nicole Einbinder

Trump's DACA Decision Means "Dreamers" Are Safe, At Least For Now

On Thursday night, The New York Times reported that President Trump would not immediately eliminate protections for "Dreamers," marking a significant reversal of his campaign promise to terminate the ...
By Madhuri Sathish

This Is The Lawsuit Most Likely To Bring Down President Trump

Before November 2016, few Americans knew what the "Emoluments Clause" of the Constitution was, but Donald Trump's election changed that as concerns about his personal business dealings influencing his...
By Jon Hecht