Three key Republicans condemn Trump for mocking Christine Blasey Ford

Lisa Murkowski who with Susan Collins and Jeff Flake could determine Brett Kavanaughs confirmation calls comments wholly inappropriate Donald Trump has been sharply condemned for mocking Dr Christine Blasey Ford the woman who accused US supreme court calling the comments appalling and just plain wrong. At a campaign rally in…

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Rightwing author Jerome Corsi subpoenaed in Mueller investigation

Conspiracy theorist and associate of Trump adviser Roger Stone will cooperate in Russia inquiry, lawyer says Jerome Corsi, a rightwing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Corsi, an associate of the longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone, was asked to appear at 9am in Washington on Friday, according to…

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Fall of the ‘Frack Master’: apostle who briefed parliament lands in Texas jail

MPs and outlets including the Guardian listened to Chris Faulkner on fracking. He is now under arrest for fraud The self-appointed evangelist of the Texas fracking boom launched into a jargon-laced monologue, prompting the chairman of the UK parliaments David TC Davies, Conservative MP for Monmouth. So you may need…

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Theres only one cure for the cancer of Trumps presidency | Jill Abramson

Michael Cohen has flipped, and could bring down the president with him. The echoes of Watergate grow ever louder, says Guardian political columnist Jill Abramson The walls have suddenly caved in on Donald Trumps presidency. First came reached by the jury against Paul Manafort, Trumps former campaign manager. Facing a…

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Charlottesville, a year on: ‘We cant fix the whole nation. Hopefully we can fix ourselves’

A year ago, Charlottesville was shaken by racist violence. Lois Beckett returns to a divided city where despite local activism, some see white supremacism as part of daily reality Five months after white supremacists staged a violent rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city elected its first black female mayor. Nikuyah…

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