Putin Pal Named Secretary of State

February 2, 2017 theFAULT 0

In the latest sign of the blur between the state and corporate power, the Senate on Wednesday confirmed Rex Tillerson, former chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil – and recipient of the Russian Order of Friendship – as […]


Jerry Falwell, Jr to Head Education Panel

February 1, 2017 theFAULT 0

Republican President Donald Trump’s first choice as Education Secretary, Evangelical Christian leader Jerry Falwell Jr, has been tapped to head a panel on higher education reform. The Washington Post reports: “After the election, Falwell said […]

Supreme Court

“This Is A Stolen Seat”

January 31, 2017 theFAULT 0

In a blistering rebuke of Republican President Donald Trump’s nomination of an “idealogical and exteme nominee” to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) released the following statement: “The most fundamental thing that must […]


“Monday Night Massacre”

January 31, 2017 theFAULT 0

In an act reminiscent of Richard Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre” over 40 years ago, Republican President Donald Trump fired Acting Attorney General Sally Yates after her refusal to back-up his illegal Muslim ban. The Boston Globe […]


Through the Looking Glass

January 31, 2017 theFAULT 0

In an unprecedented move, Republican President Donald Trump “has reorganized the National Security Council by elevating his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and demoting the director of National Intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]


Trump: “It’s working out very nicely”

January 29, 2017 theFAULT 0

“Mr Trump’s Friday afternoon executive order reportedly was crafted without consulting legal aides and enacted over the objection of homeland security officials,” according to BBC. “While on the campaign trail, it was easy for Mr […]