In the midst of a public-health emergency, Trump should be focused on the emergency itself, not its impact on Wall Street.
From The Rachel Maddow Show
The cautionary tale of the Miami man who had flu-like symptoms after a trip to China, and what his story tells us about our public-health system.
Political parties have been known to send out some sketchy fundraising pitches, but the RNC's fake-census materials are especially tough to defend.
The Senate Democratic leader believes the Justice Department should take a closer look at acting Intelligence Director Ric Grenell's foreign work.
For members of either party to think voters' power should be limited by a gimmick is a mistake.
When Trump makes personnel decisions, he doesn't necessarily value "traditional qualifications." It's been a staple of his presidency, which is ongoing.
Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy—Winner Take All: Rachel Maddow's Blowout offers a dark, serpentine, riveting tour of the unimaginably lucrative and corrupt oil-and-gas industry.
Either Team Trump cares about election interference or it doesn't. Either administration officials are prepared to use the available tools or they aren't.
Trump and his team have confronted years of questions about their competence. Occasionally, those concerns are especially acute.
One House Republican believes turning back the clock on Trump's impeachment should be a top priority in 2021 - and he's not the only one in his party.
"We've taken the oil," Trump said this morning, referring to Syrian oil fields. It's one of his favorite claims, but it's not true.
Mitch McConnell knows anti-abortion measures can't pass. He also knows hundreds of House-backed bills are gathering dust. He doesn't appear to care.
What's the next step in Donald Trump's offensive against the justice system? Lashing out at two Supreme Court justices, of course.
Today's edition of quick hits.
Barr said Trump was making it "impossible" for him to do his job, so he reminded Barr that his job is whatever Trump wants it to be.
Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
The National Security Council that's supposed to be steering Donald Trump is instead being steered.
There's an international understanding that Trump cares about spectacle and celebrations of himself, so foreign officials appeal to his narcissism.
It's easy to marvel at a paranoid president on the hunt for possible skeptics, but there are also practical consequences to Team Trump's "purge."
With three nominating contests having come and gone, let's take stock of where things stand for those seeking the Democratic nomination.
If you thought Team Trump was purging perceived enemies from government posts before, it's apparently poised to get considerably worse.
How did the president know what was said during the intelligence briefing to members of Congress? By one account, because Devin Nunes told him.
To see Donald Trump as some kind of ally to law enforcement is to look past everything we know about his presidency.
It's striking to hear eloquent voices defend the nature of truth - in part because it's reassuring, and in part because it's not.
Maybe now would be a good time to revisit those election-security bills currently gathering dust on Capitol Hill?
Told that a foreign adversary was once again targeting U.S. elections, Trump was furious - not with Russia, but with the truth getting out.
As Roger Stone comes to terms with his 40-month prison sentence, it's striking to see the number of convicted criminals in Donald Trump's orbit.