Trump’s bogus tweets about British crime stats are attracting ire from America’s closest allies

(Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci) President Donald Trump falsely attributed a rise in crime in the United Kingdom to the “spread of radical Islamic terror” which means one of only two possibilities: he deliberately lied, or he has no idea what he’s talking about. At this point, it’s become quite difficult…

New York City’s Mayor Says It’s “Distressing” That Russian Oligarchs Are Buying Up All The Apartments

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was “distressing” that the extremely rich around the world, especially from Russia, are buying up the city’s real estate with “ill-gotten gains.” De Blasio’s comments, on BuzzFeed News’s morning show AM to DM, came as the city faces a crisis of…

8 times Bernie Sanders made a total fool of Ted Cruz during their town hall debate

Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz (Credit: Reuters/Mark Kauzlarich/Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com) After failing miserably to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have set their sights on tax reform, confident that if there’s one thing the party can agree on, it’s tax cuts for the rich. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has…

Digital Mental Health Therapy Is Improving, But It’s Still Not Perfect

Watch Video Going online or using mobile apps for mental health treatment wasn’t always ideal, but these days, digital therapy is more promising. About 1 in 4 people around the world suffer from a mental health disorder, but many lack access to treatment. Almost two-thirds who have a known disorder…

Senate Republicans don’t trust Trump’s health care statements anymore

(Credit: AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta) President Donald Trump’s credibility is so low within the Senate that, even when he issues a tweet that seems to undermine their attempt to pass a health care reform bill, it no longer fazes the senators themselves. “They just need to pass it during the 5…

Barack Obama joins anti-Trump chorus: “We are rejecting a politics of division”

(Credit: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) Former President Barack Obama, like his predecessor George W. Bush, delivered a speech on Thursday that implicitly rebuked President Donald Trump without mentioning him by name. “Some of the politics we see now, we thought we’d put that to bed. I mean, that’s folks looking…

Nikki Haley breaks with Trump on Russia, says election meddling is “warfare”

(Credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said that nations who interfere in American elections “is warfare” on Thursday. Haley’s words break with those of President Donald Trump who has downplayed any Russian interference largely because of the ongoing scandals his administration has been…

Here’s what John Kelly is missing about Trump’s Gold Star insult

John Kelly (Credit: AP/Luis Soto) On Thursday, instead of apologizing for President Donald Trump’s insults towards a Gold Star family, chief of staff John Kelly slammed a congresswoman, got a few facts wrong and undermined the White House’s narrative. Kelly claimed that he had told Trump previous presidents had not…

Trump’s hatchet man: John Kelly, Sgt. Johnson and the big lie

John Kelly (Credit: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Ever since Donald Trump was asked about his curious delay in commenting on the deaths of four servicemen in Niger and, instead of answering, began to brag about how he was the only president to call all the families of fallen soldiers, this ugly…