Sabrina Siddiqui

The GOP's Civil War Has Only Just Begun

Donald Trump had barely left the US Capitol on Tuesday after a meeting with Republicans senators when Jeff Flake took the Senate floor. He delivered a barnstorming speech, excoriating the state of the Republican party under the stewardship of the president.

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Trump Abruptly Ends 'Dreamers' Program, Upending Countless Lives and Families

Donald Trump on Tuesday thrust the fate of nearly 800,000 young, undocumented migrants into uncertainty by terminating the Obama-era program that protects the so-called Dreamers from deportation.

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Obama Rips Republican Health Care Bill as 'Massive Transfer of Wealth' to the Rich

Barack Obama sharply condemned the healthcare plan unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday as a “massive transfer of wealth” to the rich, at the expense of poor and middle-class Americans.

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Anti-Muslim Rallies Across US Denounced By Civil Rights Groups

A wave of anti-Muslim rallies planned for almost 30 cities across the US on Saturday by far-right activists has drawn sharp criticism from civil rights groups and inspired counter-protests nationwide.

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Roger Ailes' Greatest Legacy at Fox News? Donald Trump

When Roger Ailes resigned from Fox News in July of 2016 amid allegations of sexual harassment, he left behind a TV network in turmoil at the height of the US presidential election. But there was no greater validation of Fox’s influence, under Ailes’ tutelage, than the victory of Donald Trump that November.

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White House Now Denies Report Trump Urged Comey to 'Let Go' of Michael Flynn Investigation

Donald Trump directly asked the former FBI director, James Comey, to drop an investigation into his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, according to notes kept at the time by Comey and first reported on Tuesday by the New York Times.

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How Comey Became Tangled in the U.S. Election - and Why It Led to His Downfall

FBI director James Comey loomed over the presidential election as a highly contentious figure, an extraordinary predicament as the sitting director of the nation’s top law enforcement agency.

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Protesters Attempt to Disrupt Inaugural Events in Washington

As Donald Trump’s election victory was cemented during celebratory inauguration events in the nation’s capital, the dissent and divisive discord his campaign produced was evident on the streets of Washington DC as throngs of protesters arrived to disrupt proceedings.

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It's All Over for Jeb Bush, as Trump Trounces to Victory in South Carolina

Jeb Bush suspended his presidential campaign on Saturday, following a bruising loss in the South Carolina primary he had hoped might revive his bid to become the third member of his family elected to the White House.

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Donald Trump Sweeps to Victory in New Hampshire Primary

Donald Trump, once an object of mockery and scorn by many in the political establishment, has won the New Hampshire Republican primary.

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