Justice

Steve August 7, 2020

In 2012, Stuart Stevens served as the chief strategist for Republican Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and tried to prevent President Barack Obama from winning a second term; in 2020, he is a Never Trump conservative who is rooting for former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. And when Stevens appeared on MSNBC’s […]

Steve August 7, 2020

Reprinted with permission from Alternet In a worst-case scenario for Republicans — and a best-case scenario for Democrats — the GOP would not only lose the White House in November, but also, would lose the U.S. Senate and watch Democrats expand their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. Journalists Olivia Beavers and Juliegrace Brufke, […]

Steve August 6, 2020

It’s never a good idea to put too much stock in issue polls. As we’ve seen time and time again, the wording of the question often determines the outcome. But when it comes to health care—and especially Medicaid expansion—we don’t need polls, because even voters in red states are making it clear that they are not […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Lincoln Project “Secretary of Failure” screenshot Sooner or later, the Lincoln Project had to train its scope on Jared Kushner, Trump’s empowered son-in-law who has botched every important assignment in the White House. With signature remorseless style, this ad explains how has failed all of them: “This pampered princeling has never met a problem that […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Reprinted with permission from Alternet In 2018 and 2019, Kanye West was President Tweety McTreason’s most prominent supporter in the hip-hop community, sometimes inspiring criticism from other rappers who considered the president overtly racist. But on July 4, West tweeted that he planned to run for president — running against Trump and former Vice President […]

Steve August 6, 2020

Former Justice Department lawyer Matt Miller said that Attorney General Bill Barr has a “tell” that Miller thinks reveals what Barr will do about his new attempt at a GOP-run Russia investigation. The MSNBC panel discussion looked back at Barr’s testimony to the House Judiciary Committee, where he admitted that the White House government appointees […]