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A frat party environment with Rep. Farenthold

Former aides to Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold tell tawdry tales of a Congressman who bragged to a staff member that a female lobbyist suggested a "threesome" and turned his office into the biggest...

Can Trump survive renewed scrutiny of his tawdry sexual habits?

Inside the embattled White House, worried advisers to Donald Trump hope a victory Tuesday by controversial judge Roy Moore for a Senate seat in Alabama will dampen enthusiasm to use the issue of sexual...

Women confirm Trump’s sexual attacks

Women who say Donald Trump sexually abused them called today for Congress to investigate the president's treatment of them and other women who have come forward. "I think politicians seem to be immune to this,"...

Judge Roy Moore: Hypocrite, con man, liar

A professor of religion at Dartmouth College says former Alabama State Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore is a con artist who "willfully misrepresents he ideas had claims to stand for." He says Moore, like...

Trump’s questionable contacts with Russia

At a time when then-presidential candidate Donald Trump publicly claimed that "no one in my campaign is dealing with Russians," at least nine Trump associates ranging from his campaign manager to lawyers and even...

New poll: Trump a ‘dismal failure’

With the first anniversary of his upset win for the Presidency fast approaching, Donald Trump's record of failures, lies, unethical actions and illegal penchants leave him with a disapproval rating of 59 percent with...

Trump breaks the law by targeting political opponents

Donald Trump routinely ignores and violates the law as President and he is now openly telling the Justice Department and the FBI to go after his political opponents while ignoring the traditional boundaries that...

Trump’s disappearing base of support

President Donald Trump ventured back into flood-ravaged Texas Saturday for an attempted "re-do" of his disastrous earlier visit that showcased an ego-driven leader who  bragged about things he didn't control and ignored those who...

Trump uses disaster to shamelessly promote himself

Self-promoting President Donald Trump visited Hurricane-ravaged East Texas Tuesday sporting a USA hat that he sells on his campaign website for $40 each and bragged about "What a crowd.  What a turnout" to those...

Truth, whole truth and nothing but…

As a lifelong newspaperman, I find the debate over what is or is not "truth" and what may or may not be "fake news" both frustrating and fascinating. Gave it even more thought Tuesday after...