‘You can do this with anything’: Santa Fe shooting suspect’s choice of guns complicates debate over assault rifles

Dimitrios Pagourtzis allegedly used a pistol and a shotgun, firearms that even gun control advocates generally regard as utilitarian.

Trump means business when he attacks the media

“Fake news” might be Trump’s rhetorical weapon of choice, but when he really wants to show off his might, the president takes aim at business interests.

Cracking down on leaks, the White House could worsen another problem

A new strategy involving small, separate meetings sounds a bit like a game of telephone, complete with the potential for information to get lost or misconstrued along the way.

Trump is getting briefed on North Korea — by the media

Leave it to Trump to drop any pretense of special insight into Kim Jong Un’s thinking and to flat-out say that his administration is “just reading stories like you are.”

Trump is getting briefed on North Korea — by the media

Leave it to Trump to drop any pretense of special insight into Kim Jong Un’s thinking and to flat-out say that his administration is “just reading stories like you are.”

Why hasn’t Trump attacked Michael Avenatti?

Maybe the president is being disciplined. Perhaps he maintains a fellow showman’s appreciation of Avenatti’s style.

Will Michael Cohen’s mounting frustration lead him to turn on Trump?

“I just can’t take this anymore,” Cohen has reportedly confided in friends.

Will Michael Cohen’s mounting frustration lead him to turn on Trump?

“I just can’t take this anymore,” Cohen has reportedly confided in friends.

A new way the Stormy Daniels payment might have broken a law

The Office of Government Ethics says President Trump should have disclosed a $130,000 debt to Michael Cohen last year. Trump didn’t.

Would Bill O’Reilly’s viewers follow him to a smaller network?

The former Fox News star is reportedly in talks with Newsmax TV, which has a much smaller audience.

Trump’s White House sounds like a trust-free zone

Aides are beginning to speak openly about backstabbing within their ranks.

Democrats may be repeating a media mistake from 2016

Some are reportedly resigned to letting Trump own the TV airwaves again in 2018, while hoping for a different outcome.

‘We will find out who they are!’ Trump says of leakers. He hasn’t had much luck.

The White House has gone through many staff changes already, and the leaks have continued.

Michael Avenatti doubles down on his threat to sue the Daily Caller

“Just like there is nothing wrong with calling out unethical attorneys, there is nothing wrong with calling out unethical journalists,” the lawyer for Stormy Daniels said

The White House’s refusal to apologize to McCain is extending a bad story

Saying sorry would confirm reports based on anonymous sources, but there is virtually zero doubt about what press aide Kelly Sadler said.

The ‘deep state’ is in Trump’s own White House

People who undermine the president are not all career employees of federal agencies. Many are on Trump’s team in the White House.

You — yes, you — are now the media’s public editor

One of the last surviving ombudsmen contends that “the noise and confusion of social media, if anything, makes the public editor role even more valuable.”

John Kelly confirms it: He serves Trump out of a ‘sense of duty’

The White House chief of staff says he “didn’t get a vote” on whether to take the job.

AT&T’s $600,000 payment to Michael Cohen looks like wasted money

AT&T’s $600,000 contract with President Trump’s personal lawyer appears to have been a complete failure.

Many Russia-linked Facebook ads weren’t explicitly pro-Trump. That doesn’t mean they weren’t pro-Trump.

Some ads did not mention any candidate but played on emotions or emphasized issues that aligned with Trump’s appeal.