Joseph D. Lyons

Trump Says He "Would Want To See" What Christine Ford Has To Say About Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump stepped out of the White House on Wednesday, and once again into the controversy surrounding his Supreme Court pick, Brett Kavanaugh. Trump still stands by his man — for the third day in a row he he sang his praises — but he…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Two Mental Health Patients Died In Florence Floodwaters While Trapped In A Sheriff Van

Florence has taken the lives of two more people — this time while in law enforcement custody as they were transferred between health facilities. Horry County Sheriff's deputies were transporting two women when the van they were riding in was…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Seth Meyers Was Not Here For Kavanaugh's Defense Against A Sexual Assault Allegation

Lots of political news broke over the weekend, giving late night hosts plenty of material on Monday night. But some of the jokes addressed the serious allegations about Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's Supreme Court nominee. In particular, Late Night's Seth…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Trump Is Already Defending How He Handled Hurricane Florence

Florence the hurricane may be over and done with but the storm and its aftermath still pose dangers to the affected communities — or so the National Weather Service says. But even though the government's job is far from finished, President Donald…
By Joseph D. Lyons

We're So Sorry For Telling You Why Mario Kart Memes Are Everywhere Right Now

Stormy Daniels has changed American history by agreeing to a non-disclosure agreement with President Donald Trump — and then suing him to get out it. Now, in a preview of her tell-all book Full Disclosure, there's a very specific detail that might…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Anderson Cooper Bashed Trump Jr. Over "Lies" He Tweeted About CNN & Hurricane Florence

The president's oldest went after a CNN anchor this week, and the anchor pushed back. On his Monday night show, Andersoon Cooper said Donald Trump Jr.'s Hurricane Florence tweet was an example of "tweeting lies" — and that it's something the…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Woody Allen Said He Donated To Hillary Clinton's Campaign — And She Sent It Right Back

In a first, Woody Allen's wife, Soon-Yi Previn, spoke to the media and gave an interview to New York magazine. The resulting profile, posted Sunday on the Vulture website, explores the two's relationship and the various allegations from their…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Kellyanne Conway Says Kavanaugh's Accuser Should Testify — With Some Conditions

Just days before the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hold a vote on advancing Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, a member of the White House inner circle has announced his accuser will be heard. Kellyanne Conway says…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Hillary Clinton Calls Out Donald Trump's "Hate" & She Has All The Receipts

In a new afterword for the paperback version of her book What Happened, Hillary Clinton writes that she tried to give President Donald Trump a chance after 77,744 votes in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania won him the electoral college and…
By Joseph D. Lyons

White House Officials Reportedly Held A Secret Meeting To Talk About The Midterms

Republicans are so worried about the November midterm election that they reportedly held a meeting about it at the White House — even though the main factor, pollsters argued, is the president himself. This secret White House midterms meeting…
By Joseph D. Lyons

A Border Patrol Agent Allegedly Killed Four Women — Here's What We Know

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol — a supervisor — was charged with killing four women near the South Texas city of Laredo. The Border Patrol agent was deemed a "serial killer" by prosecutors and is also accused of attempting to abduct a…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Joe Biden Called Donald Trump A Bully In A Fiery Speech For LGBTQ Rights — VIDEO

At the annual dinner of the country's largest LGBTQ charity, former Vice President Joe Biden took aim at the commander in chief for using the "White House as a literal, literal bully pulpit, callously exerting his power over those who have little or…
By Joseph D. Lyons

A Staggering Percentage Of Staffers Who Work For House Lawmakers Are White

There is another diversity issue facing Congress — and it's not just among the politicians. A new study by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies shows that House lawmakers' top aides are over 85 percent white, which is even less…
By Joseph D. Lyons

A Senator Claimed Trump's Admin Took Money From FEMA To Deport & Detain Immigrants

The Trump administration is under fire for appearing to transfer money from the country's top disaster response agency FEMA to fund immigrant detention. Nearly $10 million in FEMA money went to ICE for detaining immigrants, or so say documents…
By Joseph D. Lyons

"Millions" Of Water Bottles Are Sitting On A Puerto Rican Runway — Well After 3,000 Died

As the U.S. prepares for another hurricane — and the president praises the response to Hurricane Maria — a Puerto Rican photographer captured a shocking site at an airstrip on the island: what could be millions of bottles of water from FEMA left…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Cory Booker Says You & Your Friends Can Transform Congress — Here’s How

Sen. Cory Booker really likes his job in the Senate. From slavery to women's rights, "some of the most important things" in the country's history "have been debated on this floor," Booker told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show Monday. But that…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Donald Trump Jr. Described How The Anonymous Op-Ed Affected His Father

A week after The New York Times published an anonymous op-ed from a White House staffer working among the "resistance" in the administration, the president's son is striking back. Donald Trump Jr.'s take on the anonymous op-ed is that whoever wrote…
By Joseph D. Lyons

There's Nearly $1 Million Already Raised To Defeat Susan Collins — With One Big "If"

Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has not confirmed whether she will support Judge Brett Kavanaugh's bid to join the highest court in the land. But if she does, activists are already working to fund the campaign of whomever her 2020 opponent ends up…
By Joseph D. Lyons

Trump Tweeted About The 17th Anniversary Of 9/11 In Between Watching Fox News

Donald Trump's presidency plays out on Twitter in a way none before have. But when it came to commemorating Sept. 11 on the social media network this year, he retweeted an assistant and added a few hashtags. Needless to say, President Trump's 9/11…
By Joseph D. Lyons

This Is The Advice Trump Reportedly Gave To Accused #MeToo Perpetrators

Donald Trump made it to the White House even after being accused of sexual misconduct, including harassment and assault, by some 19 women. He denied the allegations from the campaign trail — "total fabrication" — and after his win, the White House…
By Joseph D. Lyons