Russia

Ties to Russia Force Flynn to Resign

February 14, 2017 theFAULT 0

Republican President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has resigned “because of his contacts with the Russian ambassador to Washington and his subsequent attempts to cover up the true nature of those contacts,” The Guardian […]

Muslim Ban

Trump Snaps After Judicial Slap Down

February 9, 2017 theFAULT 0

“A panel of three federal appeals court judges on Thursday dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees from entering the United States,” […]

Fascism

Is Our ‘Reichstag Fire’ Moment Nigh?

February 9, 2017 theFAULT 0

Paul Waldman: “In February 1933, an arsonist set fire to the Reichstag, the German parliament building. When a young communist was arrested for the crime, Adolf Hitler, who had become chancellor one month before, declared […]

Fascism

The Most Dangerous Man in America

February 8, 2017 theFAULT 0

Republican President Donald Trump’s chief advisor, white nationalist sympathizer Steve Bannon, is now in a position to wreak havoc on “the institutions of democracy” according to Spiegel. “I’m a Leninist… I want to bring everything […]

World

Trump Alienates Another Ally

February 2, 2017 theFAULT 0

After over a week of failing to find his presidential footing, Republican President Donald Trump on Sunday abruptly ended a telephone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull over the issue of refugee resettlement. After the […]

Fascism

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 […]

Fascism

“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 […]

Fascism

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 […]