Stories by David Smith

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Posted on: Sep 14, 2017, Source: The Guardian

The inspector general is probing Mnuchin's request for a government jet on his honeymoon.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Hurricane is forecast to strike in the early hours of Sunday with winds of 150mph or greater, and the whole state is considered to be in the danger zone.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2017, Source: The Guardian

From Richard Nixon to Joe Arpaio.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Phoenix rally goers explain their unwavering devotion to the president.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2017, Source: The Guardian

The two have kept quiet since the president’s defense of anti-Semitic protesters.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2017, Source: The Guardian

It was the worst week in Trump’s short presidency.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Scaramucci attacks Bannon and calls Priebus "f*cking paranoid schizophrenic."

Posted on: Jul 19, 2017, Source: The Guardian

It may take years to fully assess the damage wrought by this administration.

Posted on: May 13, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Former first lady attacks president’s reversal of regulations to help improve school lunches: ‘Think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap.’

Posted on: May 13, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Trump’s decision to fire James Comey stunned Washington, upset the bureau, and gave fresh impetus to two investigations into Russia’s election meddling.

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: The Guardian

The president's latest remarks directly contradict the White House's stated reasoning.

Posted on: May 1, 2017, Source: The Guardian

The Massachusetts senator believes her party has lost its way on the economy.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2017, Source: The Guardian

"Our government continues to be in unbelievable turmoil. We're a nation at war."

Posted on: Feb 16, 2017, Source: The Guardian

The bank looked for evidence of whether loans to the president were underpinned by guarantees from Moscow, the Guardian learns.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2016, Source: The Guardian

Obama vetting Nevada governor for nomination could be strategy to break GOP blockade but may prompt resistance from Senate Democrats, experts say.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2016, Source: The Guardian

Former U.K. prime minister likens U.S. presidential candidate to Labour leader and says he struggles to grasp their popularity given ‘the question of electability.’

Posted on: Feb 13, 2016, Source: The Guardian

Frontrunner goes after former Florida governor on brother, Iraq and 9/11

Posted on: Jan 27, 2016, Source: The Guardian

Former defense secretary says level of dialogue among candidates "would embarrass a middle schooler."

Posted on: Dec 6, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Share prices are up for Smith & Wesson, whose weapons were used in attack, as gun control advocates try to recast gun lobby fear-mongering as corporate greed.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri was low-level Islamist foot soldier, not al-Qaida courier and trainer as had been believed.