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Is Trump Really Facing Historic Opposition To His Cabinet Nominees?

John A. Tures | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
John A. Tures

President Donald Trump tweeted "It is a disgrace that my full Cabinet is still not in place, the longest such delay in the history of our country." B...

Democrats Want More Info On Tom Price's Stock Accounts After Insider Trading Questions

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Democratic senators are asking for more documents from Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Departmen...

Activists Swarm Congress Members' Offices To Protest Trump's 'Swamp Cabinet'

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 01.24.2017 | Politics

Update: Three days after the historic Women’s March on Washington, activists across the country rallied at their Congress members’ state offices T...

Trump Isn't 'Draining The Swamp' -- He's Just Diverting It To The White House

Michael Winship | Posted 01.22.2017 | Politics
Michael Winship

This must be what they mean by "draining the swamp" -- they just divert it over to the White House.

A Clean Ethics House

Lisa Gilbert | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Lisa Gilbert

As a candidate, Trump's claim to legitimacy and mass support was built on a rejection of insider politics and pledges to "drain the swamp" in Washingt...

The Ethics Problems Plaguing Trump's Cabinet Have Sunk Plenty Of Prior Nominees

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Three of President-elect Donald Trump’s nominees for Cabinet positions on Wednesday revealed that they had engaged in illegal or ques...

Spokesman Defends Trump's Decision To Exclude Latinos From Cabinet

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday that Latinos shouldn’t be worried that President-elect Donald Trump’...

Trump Does Not Represent

Kelly James Clark | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Kelly James Clark

If the United States were a democracy, Donald Trump would not be president. Despite Russian intrusions into the election, Hilary Clinton garnered 3,00...

Cabinet Pick Wilbur Ross Struggles To Explain How He'll Deal With Trump's Conflicts Of Interest

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 01.18.2017 | Politics

Donald Trump’s refusal to divest his business empire and place his assets in a blind trust put another one of his Cabinet picks in a tough spot Wedn...

Trump’s Cabinet Nominees Disagree With Him On A Lot Of Things. It May Not Matter.

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump’s numerous controversial and nontraditional stances aren’t just troubling to millions of people around...

Even President Trump Must Follow the Rules

William S. Becker | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics
William S. Becker

When it became apparent last month that Donald Trump was forming a Cabinet largely made up of zillionaires, the New York Times found reassurance in th...

Donald Trump Cabinet Nominees Promise To Prohibit The Use Of Waterboarding

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump’s nominees for attorney general and homeland security secretary both said Tuesday that waterboarding is torture and prom...

Donald Trump's Conflict-Of-Interest Network (COIN) - Otherwise Known As His Cabinet

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.17.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Donald Trump, America's Pathological Liar-in-Chief and First Bully, has nominated a cabinet of billionaires, corporate raiders, right-wing conspiracy theorists, and war hawks.

Let's Review Trump's Team

Sheila Hamilton | Posted 12.13.2016 | Politics
Sheila Hamilton

Let's review the Trump Team. A World Wrestling entertainment exec is head of the Small Business Association. A climate change denier is head of the E...

Trump: Ben Carson Perfect For HUD Because 'It Has The Word Urban In It'

James Schlarmann | Posted 11.23.2016 | Comedy
James Schlarmann

Find more satirical news stories like this one on The Political Garbage Chute. NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- President-Elect Donald J. Trump has already been...

On The Appointment Road: Women, To The Front!

Amb. Swanee Hunt | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Amb. Swanee Hunt

The president-elect should make a point of including a significant number of women in his senior appointments.

A Game: Are These Improbable Candidates Being Floated For Top Trump Jobs?

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 11.16.2016 | Comedy

After the news that Steve Bannon, who has been accused of being anti-Semitic and furthering white nationalist viewpoints as the executive chairman of ...

Eight Reasons Not to Miss Rooster Walk Music and Arts Festival Over Memorial Day Weekend

Lisa Snedeker | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Snedeker

Rooster Walk 8 Music and Arts Festival, set for May 26-29 near Martinsville, Virginia, is a week away and just in case you haven't purchased a pass, I'm giving you eight reasons you don't want to miss it.

President Trump's Cabinet

Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Comedy
Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D.

After this week's big win in New York, we are one step closer to the White House. It's time to start thinking about the team we need to assemble to Make America Great Again!

Do We Need a Department of Happiness?

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 04.20.2016 | Weird News
Malcolm Kushner

Our American character almost demands such a department. Happiness is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence which entitles us to the pursuit of it. Clearly, the founders thought happiness was a big deal; on the same level as life and liberty.

Floated From Atop Trump Tower, The Donald's "Team of Rivals" Cabinet

Murray Forseter | Posted 04.14.2016 | Comedy
Murray Forseter

Ensconced in his aerie in Trump Tower high above Fifth Avenue, Donald Trump has been poring over a copy of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, searching for ideas how he could emulate "the political genius of Abraham Lincoln."

Meet the YouTuber Bringing New Life To An Old Art

Marisa Bruch | Posted 03.21.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Marisa Bruch

When people think about YouTube, woodworking and hand crafted art probably don't come to mind. But the woodworking community is blossoming on YouTube, despite the fact that wood is considered an old form of art and online video is one of the newest.

Canada's New PM Explains Importance Of Gender Parity With 3-Word Answer

HuffPost Canada | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.05.2015 | World

Canada's newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was sworn in on Wednesday after his Liberal Party won a decisive victory in the country's electio...

Former Apprentice Star Gets Flicker of Hope

Blayne Davis | Posted 08.20.2016 | Politics
Blayne Davis

Prosecutors will either dismiss or retry disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich on five of eighteen counts stemming from his corruption trial. Blagojevich will remain in Bureau of Prison custody while serving his 14-year prison term, while his attorneys petition the Seventh Circuit for en banc.

Tax Cuts and Budget Vetoes Highlight Governor Scott's Shrinkage Victory Tour

Gary Stein | Posted 06.25.2016 | Miami
Gary Stein

They handed it to the governor so he could have his way with it and put his pen to paper, signing it into law with one hand and slashing it with his veto pen line item by line item with the other.