Politics Noir


Trump holds 'little breakfast' to kick off Black History Month

President Donald Trump met Wednesday with several African-American leaders for a listening session to kick off Black History Month.

Getting Gorsuch: How Trump picked his Supreme Court nominee

"So, was that a surprise?" President Donald Trump said with a grin, moments after unveiling his pick for the Supreme Court.

Muslim immigrants: Trump is slamming the door on our American Dream

Four years ago, Mrwan Alqaut had just immigrated to the U.S. from Egypt and was working as a busboy at a Burger King in New York. He now lives in Maryland, works as an electrical engineer and has recently been ...

Obama 'fundamentally disagrees' with Trump's immigration order

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's executive order curbing immigration in a statement on Monday, backing protesters who have taken to the nation's airports to express their displeasure with Trump's action on Friday.

Lawyers' Committee goes on red alert as Trump rolls back civil rights

President Donald Trump began his first term by attempting to roll back the civil rights gains that occurred under his predecessor, President Barack Obama.

Truth and diversity was missing at the inauguration in 2017

There was a fundamental disconnect at the Trump inauguration, because there were mostly whites attendees at the event. Washington, D.C. is known as “the Chocolate City.” So where were the people of color?

Trump delays Texas voter ID case

In a move signaling a shift in direction when it comes to the Department of Justice in the nation, President Donald Trump ordered a delay in the hearing of the Texas voter ID law case.

Assembly approves legislation protecting women’s reproductive rights

New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assembly members Kevin Cahill and Deborah Glick showed how they’ll oppose Trump—through their own policies.

Trump calls for 'major investigation' into voter fraud

President Donald Trump called on Wednesday for "a major investigation" into voter fraud, following through with baseless claims he has made since November's election alleging millions of illegal votes during the general election without citing any evidence.

President Donald Trump's thin skin

President Donald Trump's refusal to let sleeping dogs lie now threatens to harm his presidency.

Obama's post-inauguration remarks: Full text

Former President Barack Obama bid farewell to members of his staff Friday at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland before departing with his family for a vacation in California.

Trump becomes 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States Friday during a time-honored inauguration ceremony that encapsulated the peaceful transfer of power that is a hallmark of American democracy.

President Obama's last words to America

President Obama departed the Oval Office for the final time Friday, slipping a letter for Donald Trump into the top drawer of his desk and striding toward the Residence.

Obama tweets final message from White House, announces new website

President Barack Obama tweeted the American people in his final hours of head of state promising to continue his work with them, and unveiling a new website.

Obama commutes 330 sentences, most in single day

President Barack Obama granted 330 commutations, the White House announced Thursday, the most commutations given in a single day by a US president.