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How Trump avoided taxes for so many years

How Trump avoided taxes for so many years

A blockbuster report from The New York Times revealed that President Donald Trump didn’t pay personal taxes for eight years between 1985-1994. Here’s how he got away with it. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Donald Trump's emperor-has-no-clothes moment on his wealth…
Joe Biden’s big 2020 problem

Joe Biden’s big 2020 problem

Biden’s long political history means he’ll have to face some major obstacles on his way to the Democratic nomination. Here’s a look at the challenges he’ll face as he enters the 2020 race. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Biden: I'd want…
The Mueller report is out: I'm answering all your questions

The Mueller report is out: I’m answering all your questions

A redacted version of the Mueller Report, a nearly two year investigation, is finally out. CNN's Chris Cillizza breaks down what he's found. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Here are 11 key lines from the Mueller report https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/18/politics/mueller-report-findings/index.html. See How Much…
How long can Trump’s hush money stay quiet?

How long can Trump’s hush money stay quiet?

While the Mueller investigation has dominated the headlines, here’s how the ongoing probe into hush money paid to two women alleging affairs with Trump in the mid-2000s, could be the real threat to the President. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Investigators…
GOP mutiny? Trump’s possible 2020 challengers

GOP mutiny? Trump’s possible 2020 challengers

President Trump started his 2020 re-election campaign the day of his inauguration. But a challenge from with the GOP may throw a wrench in Trump’s 2020 plans. #Cillizza #Trump #CNN #News SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: If the 2020 election were…
Is Joe Biden actually the 2020 Democratic frontrunner?

Is Joe Biden actually the 2020 Democratic frontrunner?

Former Vice President Joe Biden is one of the top Democratic contenders for 2020. The only problem – he hasn’t officially decided to run. With Chris Cillizza. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: 2020 rankings: It's now or never for Democrats who…
These are Trump’s biggest allies in Congress

These are Trump’s biggest allies in Congress

They may not be perfect, but they’re loyal. Here’s why Donald Trump can depend on Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) in Congress. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Meet Trump's…
Presidential coup? What the 25th Amendment actually does | With Chris Cillizza

Presidential coup? What the 25th Amendment actually does | With Chris Cillizza

In an interview with CBS, Andrew McCabe, former acting director of the FBI, admitted that he and others had discussions about possibly removing President Donald Trump using the 25th Amendment. Trump-backing Republicans argue that interview is evidence of a coup…
The case against Howard Schultz 2020 | With Chris Cillizza

The case against Howard Schultz 2020 | With Chris Cillizza

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is mulling a run for president as a “centrist independent.” Is there any chance the billionaire turned politician can win? SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Why the Constitution makes a third-party presidency extremely difficult https://cnn.it/2DHYe1D Gallup…
Trump’s big beautiful border wall: A history | With Chris Cillizza

Trump’s big beautiful border wall: A history | With Chris Cillizza

President Donald Trump’s vow to build a wall on the southern US border started in 2015 when he was still a presidential candidate. But the popular campaign promise has led to more questions than concrete answers. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:…