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.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders May Have Gotten Herself In Trouble Over A Hillary Clinton Tweet

On Friday afternoon, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted about Hillary Clinton — and in doing so, may have violated the Hatch Act for the second time in as many weeks. Sanders quipped that Clinton running for president in 2020…
By Seth Millstein

A 9-Year-Old Described How Being Falsely Accused Of Groping A White Woman Affected Him

In an interview with ABC News Friday, 9-year-old Jeremiah Harvey responded to the white woman who falsely accused him of groping her at a corner store the week before. In a tearful interview with his mother Someko Bellille, Harvey said that the…
By Seth Millstein

This Comment From A Former Hillary Clinton Aide Set Off Rumors That She May Run Again

If you find yourself nostalgic for the 2016 election and would like to relive it, you just may be in luck: On Friday, Former Hillary Clinton Aide Philippe Reines made comments that sparked rumors of a third presidential run. Reines, who worked with…
By Seth Millstein

A GOP Lawmaker Told Drug-Addicted Inmates He Deals With Problems, Too — Like Attack Ads

While visiting an addiction support group at a local jail on Wednesday, a Republican congressman compared the struggles of drug addiction to the stresses of running a congressional campaign, and suggested that running for Congress wasn't much easier…
By Seth Millstein

This Black Soccer Dad's Response To A White Woman Calling The Cops On Him Is Crushing

At a kid's soccer game in Florida over the weekend, a white woman called the police on a black father for giving instructions to his son during the game, First Coast News reports. It's only the latest case of a white person calling the police on a…
By Seth Millstein

A New Report Accuses Ivanka Of Some Shady Dealings With Her Dad's Real Estate Business

According to a sweeping new report by ProPublica and WNYC, Ivanka Trump gave false sales figures about Trump Organization properties in four different countries over the last decade. While promoting Trump-branded buildings in Toronto, New York,…
By Seth Millstein

Why The Kavanaugh Investigation May Not Be A Done Deal If Democrats Take The Senate

At a debate in San Francisco Wednesday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein said the investigation into the Brett Kavanaugh allegations could be reopened if Democrats take the Senate in November. Feinstein called the Senate Judiciary Committee's earlier…
By Seth Millstein

Another Migrant Caravan Is On The Move & Trump Has Already Issued Threats About It

According to NBC News, a migrant caravan from Honduras with thousands of people is currently en route to the United States through Central America. The group is rapidly approaching the Mexico-Guatemala border, and on Tuesday, President Trump…
By Seth Millstein

Texas High Schoolers Have To Watch A Video On How To Interact With Cops To Graduate Now

Thanks to a new law, Texas high school graduation requirements now include instructions on how to interact with police officers in the state. Beginning with the class of 2022, students in the Lone Star State will not be given diplomas unless they…
By Seth Millstein

Trump Compared Blaming Saudi Arabia For A Missing Journalist To The Kavanaugh Allegations

The disappearance of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi two weeks ago in Istanbul sent shockwaves through the international community. Turkish officials claim they have audio and video evidence proving that the Saudi government killed him, but…
By Seth Millstein

This Senator Apologized For Accidentally Outing Sexual Assault Survivors In An Ad

On Tuesday, North Dakota Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized for inadvertently outing sexual assault survivors in an ad for her reelection campaign. The advertisement, which she later said was a "mistake," was presented as an open letter to her opponent…
By Seth Millstein

If You Cared About Kavanaugh, Trump's Picks For This Lower Court Deserve Your Attention

Less than a week after Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as the newest Supreme Court justice, President Trump announced another batch of judicial nominations. Although progressives probably won't be especially fond of any of them, Trump's nominations to…
By Seth Millstein

Why Sarah Huckabee Sanders' Photo With Kanye In The Oval Office May Land Her In Trouble

A watchdog group has filed an ethics complaint against White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for a photo with Kanye West that she published to her official Twitter account on Thursday, the Hill reports. The picture depicts West wearing…
By Seth Millstein

Trump Officials May Be Considering A New Plan To Separate Families At The Border

According to the Washington Post, the Trump administration is considering a new family separation plan for immigrants apprehended at the border. While a return to the policy of forcibly separating immigrant children from their parents isn't on the…
By Seth Millstein

Kim Kardashian Apparently Thought Kanye West & Trump’s Meeting Went Just Fine

Although it may have left some observers scratching their heads, Kim Kardashian thinks Kanye West and President Trump's meeting at the White House on Thursday went just fine, according to CNN. A source told the network that, mixed reactions to…
By Seth Millstein

An Arkansas Sheriff Sparked Criticism After Taking Mugshots Of Inmates In Nike Shirts

Activist and journalist Shaun King claimed in a tweet on Wednesday that in Arkansas, a sheriff put inmates in Nike shirts for their mugshots and published them online. The Union County Sheriff's Office has since taken the mugshots offline, but it…
By Seth Millstein

Hillary Clinton's Response To Trump's Claim That She Colluded With Russia Is A ZINGER

At a rally in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, President Trump accused Hillary Clinton of colluding with Russia during the 2016 election. He presented no evidence to support this allegation, and later in the day, Clinton responded to Trump's collusion…
By Seth Millstein

8 Claims From Trump's Op-Ed About "Medicare For All" That Are Straight-Up Wrong

On Wednesday, USA Today published an op-ed by President Trump in which he argued against the single-payer health care system that some Democrats have endorsed. Single-payer, also referred to as "Medicare for all," is a system in which the government…
By Seth Millstein

Stacy Abrams' GOP Opponent Has Been Accused Of Holding Up Black Voters' Registrations

Georgia Republicans drew condemnation from voting rights activists years ago after invalidating the voter registration forms for over 1.4 million residents. Now, in the state's governor's race, Democrat Stacey Abrams' opponent Brian Kemp is under…
By Seth Millstein

Here's How The Size Of The Supreme Court Could Potentially Be Changed

In recent months, some on the left have suggested that the next time Democrats have control of Congress and the White House, they pack the Supreme Court — that is, increasing the total number of seats on the court in order to allow a (hypothetical)…
By Seth Millstein